KDS - 2003

X-th International Conference


June 16 - 26, 2003, Varna (Bulgaria)


The Conference continues the series of annual international KDS events organized by
Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems (ADUIS)


Supported by
The International Journal "Information Theories and Applications"

General sponsor: FOI Bulgaria

Aims and Scope

The conference is traditionally devoted to discussion of current research and applications regarding three basic directions of intelligent systems development: knowledge processing, natural language interface, and decision making.

Topics of interest

Decision making models and problems
Informatization of scientific research
Intelligent agents
Intelligent NL text processing
Intelligent robots
Intelligent technologies of design
Knowledge-based society
Knowledge engineering
Logical inference
Machine learning
Neural and growing pyramidal networks
Philosophy and methodology of informatics
Planning and Scheduling
Problems of computer intellectualization
Text, data mining and knowledge discovery

Conference organizers

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems
Russian Association for Artificial Intelligence
V.M.Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Institute of Artificial Intelligence of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Institute of Mathematics of SD RAN (Novosibirsk)
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics BAS (Bulgaria)
ITHEA - FOI Institute of Information Theories and Applications (Bulgaria)
IEEE Joint Chapter in Bulgaria - IM/CS/SMC
Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions (Bulgaria)

Program Committee

Victor Gladun (Ukraine) - chair
Rumyana Kirkova (Bulgaria)- co-chair
Anatoly Shevchenko (Ukraine) - co-chair
Alexander Eremeev (Russia)
Natalia Filatova (Russia)
Konstantin Gaindrik (Moldova)
Tatyana Gavrilova (Russia)
Krassimira Ivanova (Bulgaria)
Natalia Ivanova (Russia)
Vladimir Jotsov (Bulgaria)
Julia Kapitonova (Ukraine)
Vladimir Khoroshevsky (Russia)
Valery Koval (Ukraine)
Oleg Kuznetsov (Russia)
Vitaliy Lozovskiy (Ukraine)
Krassimir Markov (Bulgaria)
Alfredo Milani (Italy)
Ilia Mitov (Bulgaria)
Xenia Naidenova (Russia)
Olga Nevzorova (Russia)
Genady Osipov (Russia)
Alexander Palagin (Ukraine)
Vladimir Pasechnik (Ukraine)
Yurie Pecherskii (Moldova)
Zinoviy Rabinovich (Ukraine)
Galina Rybina (Russia)
Vladimir Ryazanov (Russia)
Vasil Sgurev (Bulgaria)
Vladislav Shelepov (Ukraine)
Dimitar Shishkov (Bulgaria)
Ekaterina Solovyova (Ukraine)
Vadim Stefanuk (Russia)
Tatyana Taran (Ukraine)
Valery Tarasov (Russia)
Adil Timofeev (Russia)
Jury Valkman (Ukraine)
Neonila Vashchenko (Ukraine)
Aleksey Voloshin (Ukraine)
Stanislav Wrycza (Poland)
Nikolay Zagorujko (Russia)
Larissa Zainutdinova (Russia)
Arkady Zakrevskij (Belarus)


The official languages of the Conference are English, Russian, and Bulgarian.


Papers accepted by the Program Committee will be published in KDS proceedings.
Language for the papers may be English or Russian.

The Program Committee will recommend the accepted papers  for free publishing in English in the International Journal on Information Theories and Applications (IJ ITA). For this purpose, authors will need to follow the IJ ITA requirements for manuscripts.

Registration fee

Registration fee is $200 USA, for participants from East Europe and FSU countries - $50 USA.
Registration fee includes cost of the proceedings of KDS 2003.

The registration fee should be paid to:
Bank name: Bulbank AD
Bank address: 7 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Tlx: 22031
Bank code: 62196214
Bank account: 1106091600
Account holder: FOI-COMMERCE

The corresponding bank may be any of:
     Credit Lyonnais, New York
     The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
No additional information for corresponding bank is needed.

Please, make sure you indicate your name and the aim of the payment:
("Participation in ITA-2003") on the receipt.
Note that the registration fee for any of the events of ITA-2003 allows participation without papers in all others.

Contact Addresses

Paper submissions

Vashchenko Neonila
V.M.Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics
Prospect Acad. Glushkova, 40
03680, Kiev-187, Ukraine
Tel: (380+44) 266 22 60
Fax: (380+44) 266 33 48
Email: glad@aduis.kiev.ua

Local Organizer

Krassimir Markov
IJ ITA Editor in Chief
P.O. Box 775
1090 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel./fax: (++ 359 2) 920 19 69
Email: foi@nlcv.net