Marina Kultsova

  • Volgograd State University, Mathematical physics, 1988, Volgograd, Russia
  • PhD in Computer Science, 1998, Chair of CAD/CAE Systems, Volgograd State Technical University, Volgograd, Russia

In-depth 20+ years expertise in teaching and scientific researches in the area of Artificial Intelligence and it applications, including knowledge engineering, intelligent data analysis, automated reasoning, knowledge representation, Semantic Web technologies, intelligent support of decision making and human-computer interaction. Experienced as a team leader and member of various international research and educational projects. Result-driven, strong analytic skills, focused on problem solving, a team player with critical thinking and good communication skills. An author and co-author of more than 70 research papers, 7 patents and 10 university courses.

1988-present:

Volgograd State Technical University, Volgograd, Russia

Associate Professor, Chair of Software Engineering, Computer Science Faculty

Research activity:

  • As a head and a member of research groups carried out 3 research projects in the areas of intelligent decision making and knowledge engineering under financial support from RFBR
  • Created and headed the “Intelligent decision making” and “Simulating HCI for special needs” research groups, participated in PC of international conferences (IADIS, JCKBSE,I2T, IISA, CIT&DS).
  • 5 DAAD research fellowships in Leibniz University Hanover (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008).
  • Developed intelligent decision making models, methods and software tools in various domains (engineering analysis, environmental management, human resource management, learning management).
  • Authored 16 papers listed in Scopus and Web of Science and 56 listed in Russian SCI.
  • PC Member and reviewer of papers for conference JCKBSE and CIT&DS, Volume editor of Communications in Computer and Information Science. Knowledge-Based Software Engineering, volume 466, Springer, 2014 and Creativity in Intelligent Technologies & Data Science, volume 535, 2015.

Teaching activity:

  • Supervised and co-promoted 4 PhD students (promoted in 2006, 2011, 2013, 2014), 12 master students and a plenty of bachelors.
  • Developed curriculum and courses in “Artificial Intelligence”, “Knowledge Based Systems”, “Knowledge Engineering”, “Intelligent Decision Making”, “Applied System Analysis”.

2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008-2009:

Leibniz University Hanover, Germany

Guest researcher, IBNM, IKM

  • 5 DAAD research fellowships in the area of intelligent support of finite element analysis under supervising Prof. P. Wriggers.
  • Participated in EU Project RAMWASS (development of intelligent decision support system in Elbe river floodplain management).

2004-2009:

Volgograd State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Guest Lecturer

  • As a contact person participated in Tempus Project (2005-2008).
  • Performed teaching activity, courses “Artificial Intelligence”, “Semantic Web Technologies”, “Mathematical Modeling”.
  • Participated as a guest lecturer in organization of summer schools for students of MacMaster University, Canada, course “Engineering analysis using FEM” (2005-2008).
  • RFBR Project 15-07-03541 “Intelligent support of decision making in management of large scale systems based on integration of different reasoning types on ontological knowledge” (2015 – 2017).
  • RamWass EU Project 037081 Integrated decision support system for risk assessment and management of the water-sediment-soil system at river basin scale in fluvial ecosystems (2007 – 2009).
  • Tempus Gemeinsames Europäisches Projekt JEP_26211_2005 “Bachelor-/Master-Studium in Umwelttechnik” (2005-2008).
  • RFBR Project 05-08-17930 Intelligent Support of Engineering Analysis Based on Ontologies, Qualitative Reasoning and Case-Based Reasoning (2005 – 2007).
  • RFBR Project 13-07-00219 “Intelligent support of strategic planning based on integration of cognitive and ontological models” (2013 – 2015).
  • English – fluent
  • German – intermediate
  • Russian – native

An author and co-author of more than 70 research papers, 7 patents and 10 university courses, including 16 papers listed in Scopus and Web of Science and 56 listed in Russian SCI.

2017 (3)
  • M. Kultsova, D. Litovkin, I. Zhukova, A. Dvoryankin (2017) Intelligent support of decision making in management of large-scale systems using case-based, rule-based and qualitative reasoning over ontologies. Communications in Computer and Information Science 754 pp. 331-349. Springer Verlag. doi web bibtex
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  • M. Kultsova, A. Potseluico, I. Zhukova, A. Skorikov, R. Romanenko (2017) A two-phase method of user interface adaptation for people with special needs. Communications in Computer and Information Science 754 pp. 805-821. Springer Verlag. doi web bibtex
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  • A. Anikin, D. Litovkin, M. Kultsova, E. Sarkisova, T. Petrova (2017) Ontology visualization: Approaches and software tools for visual representation of large ontologies in learning. Communications in Computer and Information Science 754 pp. 133-149. Springer Verlag. doi web bibtex
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2016 (6)
  • Marina Kultsova, Anastasiya Potseluico, Anton Anikin, Roman Romanenko (Nov 2016) An Ontology Based Adaptation of User Interface for People with Special Needs. In 2016 IEEE Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Conference (AINL). pp. 92-94. bibtex
  • M. Kultsova, R. Rudnev, A. Anikin, I. Zhukova (July 2016) An ontology-based approach to intelligent support of decision making in waste management. In 2016 7th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems Applications (IISA). pp. 1-6. doi bibtex
  • M. Kultsova, A. Potseluico, A. Anikin, R. Romanenko (July 2016) An ontological user model for automated generation of adaptive interface for users with special needs. In 2016 7th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems Applications (IISA). pp. 1-6. doi bibtex
  • M. Kultsova, A. Anikin, D. Litovkin (February 2016) An Ontology-Based Approach to Collaborative Development of Domain Information Space. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Educational Technologies (EDUTE`16), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Business Administration (ICBA`16), Barcelona, Spain, February 13-15, 2016. pp. 13-19. web bibtex
  • Marina Kultsova, Roman Romanenko, Irina Zhukova, Andrey Usov, Nikita Penskoy, Tatiana Potapova (2016) Assistive Mobile Application for Support of Mobility and Communication of People with IDD. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct. pp. 1073–1076. ACM. New York, NY, USA. doi web bibtex
  • Anton Anikin, Dmitry Litovkin, Marina Kultsova, Elena Sarkisova (2016) Ontology-Based Collaborative Development of Domain Information Space for Learning and Scientific Research. In Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web: 7th International Conference, KESW 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, September 21-23, 2016, Proceedings. pp. 301–315. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
2015 (4)
  • M. Kultsova, A. Anikin, I. Zhukova (July 2015) Ontology-based method of electronic learning resources retrieval and integration. In 2015 6th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA). pp. 1-6. doi bibtex
  • Jan Dekelver, Marina Kultsova, Olga Shabalina, Julia Borblik, Alexander Pidoprigora, Roman Romanenko (2015) Design of Mobile Applications for People with Intellectual Disabilities. In Creativity in Intelligent, Technologies and Data Science: First Conference, CIT&DS 2015, Volgograd, Russia, September 15–17, 2015, Proceedings. pp. 823–836. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
  • Marina Kultsova, Anton Anikin, Irina Zhukova, Alexander Dvoryankin (2015) Ontology-Based Learning Content Management System in Programming Languages Domain. In Creativity in Intelligent, Technologies and Data Science: First Conference, CIT&DS 2015, Volgograd, Russia, September 15–17, 2015, Proceedings. pp. 767–777. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
  • Irina Zhukova, Marina Kultsova, Dmitry Litovkin, Dmitry Kozlov (2015) Generation of OWL Ontologies from Confinement Models. In Creativity in Intelligent, Technologies and Data Science: First Conference, CIT&DS 2015, Volgograd, Russia, September 15–17, 2015, Proceedings. pp. 191–203. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
2014 (4)
  • Peter Wriggers, Marina Kultsova, Alexander Kapysh, Anton Kultsov, Irina Zhukova (2014) Intelligent Decision Support System for River Floodplain Management. In Knowledge-Based Software Engineering: 11th Joint Conference, JCKBSE 2014, Volgograd, Russia, September 17-20, 2014. Proceedings. pp. 195–213. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
  • Anton Anikin, Marina Kultsova, Irina Zhukova, Natalia Sadovnikova, Dmitry Litovkin (2014) Knowledge Based Models and Software Tools for Learning Management in Open Learning Network. In Knowledge-Based Software Engineering: 11th Joint Conference, JCKBSE 2014, Volgograd, Russia, September 17-20, 2014. Proceedings. pp. 156–171. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
  • Irina Zhukova, Marina Kultsova, Mikhail Navrotsky, Alexander Dvoryankin (2014) Intelligent Support of Decision Making in Human Resource Management Using Case-Based Reasoning and Ontology. In Knowledge-Based Software Engineering: 11th Joint Conference, JCKBSE 2014, Volgograd, Russia, September 17-20, 2014. Proceedings. pp. 172–184. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
  • Dmitry Litovkin, Irina Zhukova, Marina Kultsova, Natalia Sadovnikova, Alexander Dvoryankin (2014) Adaptive Testing Model and Algorithms for Learning Management System. In Knowledge-Based Software Engineering: 11th Joint Conference, JCKBSE 2014, Volgograd, Russia, September 17-20, 2014. Proceedings. pp. 87–99. Springer International Publishing. Cham. doi web bibtex
2008 (1)
  • Peter Wriggers, Marina Siplivaya, Irina Joukova, Roman Slivin (2008) Intelligent support of the preprocessing stage of engineering analysis using case-based reasoning. Engineering with Computers 24 (4) pp. 383–404. doi web bibtex
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2007 (2)
  • Peter Wriggers, Marina Siplivaya, Irina Joukova, Roman Slivin (aug 2007) Intelligent Support of Engineering Analysis Using Ontology and Case-based Reasoning. Eng. Appl. Artif. Intell. 20 (5) pp. 709–720. Pergamon Press, Inc.. Tarrytown, NY, USA. doi web bibtex
  • P. Wriggers, M. Siplivaya, I. Zhukova, A. Kapysh, A. Kultsov (2007) Integration of a case-based reasoning and an ontological knowledge base in the system of intelligent support of finite element analysis. Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences Vol. 14, No. 4 pp. 753–765. bibtex