Ognian Valentinov Kalaydjiev

Education 1989--1993 Technical school in Electronics Sofia, Bulgaria Technician in electronics

1993--1998 Sofia University Sofia, Bulgaria M.Sc. in Computer Science Work and Teaching Experience

October - 2000 Distant course in Dealing with the variability of speech in automatic speech recognition organised for Bulgarian students by Prof. Barry from Saarlandes University

2000 Ph.D. Student at Linguistic Modelling Department, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Topic : "Intelligent Agents in Applications of Language Technologies"

1999--2000 Linguistic Modelling Laboratory, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Part-time programmer/assistant researcher Larflast Inco-Copernicus Joint Project - Building a Learning Environment for Finance domain. Developed a www-user interface; at present elaborating an emerging planning strategy for instructional and content planning in second language learning within the LARFLAST knowledge-based paradigm.

1997-1998 Linguistic Modelling Laboratory, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Part-time programmer/M.Sc. student at Sofia University Developed a term translation checker for the DBR-MAT system (DBR-MAT - Deutsch-Bulgarian-Romanian Machine Aided Translation workbench was a Bulgarian/German/Rumanian joint project funded by Volkswagen Foundation)

September- 1998 AIMSA-98 Presentation og my paper June - 1998 NATS Hamburg University : Travel grant award provided by DBR-MAT and Hamburg University. Work in close collaboration with colleagues from Computer Science Department (NATS) Summer Schools September 1997 Summer school RANLP

August - September 2000 CLARK School in Computational Linguistics and Represented Knowledge,

March 2001 Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 16


Angelova G., A. Strupchanska, O. Kalaydjiev, M. Yankova, Sv. Boytcheva and I. Vitanova. Towards deeper understanding and personalisation in eCALL. In Proc. "eLearning for Computational Linguistics and Computational Linguistics for eLearning", Workshop at COLING 2004, Geneva, 2004, pp.45-52.

Angelova G., A. Strupchanska, O. Kalaydjiev, Sv. Boytcheva and I. Vitanova. Terminological Grid and Free Text Repositories in Computer-Aided Teaching of Foreign Language Terminology . In Proc. "Language Resources: Integration & Development in e-learning & in Teaching Computational Linguistics", Workshop at LREC 2004, Lisbon, 2004, pp.35-40.

Angelova, G., O. Kalaydjiev, and A. Strupchanska. Domain Ontology as a Resource Providing Adaptivity in eLearning. In Proc. "On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2004", OTM 2004 Workshops, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3292, pp. 700-712

O. Kalaydjiev, G. Angelova. Adaptive Hypermedia in eLearning. In H. Turlakov, L. Boyanov (eds.) Next Generation Network Computing, Proc. Next Generation Network Workshop, Rousse, Bulgaria, October 2002, pp. 87-98.

Galia Angelova, Svetla Boytcheva, Ognian Kalaydjiev, Stefan Trausan-Matu, Preslav Nakov and Albena Strupchanska. Adaptivity in Web-Based CALL. Proc. ECAI -2002, Lyon, France, July 21-26 2002, pp. 445 - 449.

Boytcheva, Kalaydjiev, Srupchanska, Angelova. Between Language Correctness and Domain Knowedge in CALL. Proc. RANLP - 2001, Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria, 5-7 September 2001, pp. 40 - 46.

Ognian Kalaydjiev, An Intelligent Pedagogical Agent in CALL. Proc.User Modelling Conference, Sonthofen, Germany, July 2001, Lecture Notes in AI 2109,Springer pp.283-285.

Boytcheva, Kalaydjiev, Nenkova, Angelova. Integration of Resources and Components in a Knowledge-Based Web-environment for terminology learning. Proc. AIMSA-2000, Varna, Bulgaria, September 2000, Lecture Notes in AI 1904, Springer, pp. 210-220.

Kalaydjiev, O. Intelligen Pedagogical Agent in a Sorftware Environment for Learning of Foreign Language Terminology. In: Scientific Messages of the Scientific-Technical Union of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN 1310-3946, Vol. 54, No. 3, October 2000, pp. 188-193. (in Bulgarian)This paper is awarded Second Prise of the Young Researchers Session, October 2000, organised by the Foundation of the BulgarianScientific-Technical Unions.

G. Angelova, Ognian Kalaydjiev, W. von Hahn: The Gain of Failures: Using Side-Effects of Anaphora Resolution for Term Consistency Checks. Proc. AIMSA-98 (Ed.F. Giunchiglia), Lecture Notes in AI 1480, pp.1-14

Additional Information Languages Bulgarian (native), English (very good), Russian(very good) Date of birth 30 October 1974 Nationality Bulgarian