Russian Academy of Sciences Laboratory of Computer Aided Integrated Systems
SPIIRAS
Report Laboratory 2007

Head of Laboratory - Dr.Sci., Prof. Alexander V. Smirnov - intelligent configuration management of virtual and networking organizations, and knowledge logistics. smir@iias.spb.su

Laboratory Staff - 13 members and 2 post-graduate students

Research Fellows

PhD, Nikolai G. Chilov - methods and tools for virtual enterprise configuration. nick@mail.iias.spb.su

PhD, Nikolai Mustafin – methods and models for complex decision support

PhD, Michael. P. Pashkin – Internet-based technologies for knowledge management. michael@mail.iias.spb.su

PhD, Leonid B. Sheremetov – modelling of multi-agent systems
PhD, Vladimir M. Shpakov - hybrid dynamic systems modelling and simulation. vlad@mail.iias.spb.su

MS in Computer Science, Tatiana V. Levashova – methods and technologies for ontology management. oleg@mail.iias.spb.su

MS in Computer Science, Andrew A. Krizhanovsky – methods and technologies for computational linguistics, aka@iias.spb.su

Post-graduate Students

Alexey M. Kashevnik – context-based knowledge management of production networks (supervisor Prof. A.V. Smirnov), alexey@iias.spb.su

Anna S. Komarova – ontology-based access to e-documents (supervisor Prof. A.V. Smirnov), komarova@ iias.spb.su

Conferences

Collaboration and Knowledge Management Workshop (January 24 - 26, 2007, Orlando, FL, USA) – A. Smirnov

The 2nd All-Russian Conference on System Dynamics (April 3-6, 2007; Anatiti, Russia) – A. Smirnov

The IEEE 2007 International Conference Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (April 29 – May 3, 2007, Waltham, MA, USA) - A. Smirnov

The 4th International Conference on Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (May 1-2, 2007, Waltham, MA, USA) - A. Smirnov

The 2nd German-Russian Workshop on Logistics (May 9-13, 2007, Chemnitz – Dresden, Germany) - A. Smirnov

The 4th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (May 13—16, 2007, Delft, the Netherlands) - A. Smirnov

The IX International Conference on Pattern Recognition & Information Processing (May 22—24, 2007, Minsk, Belarus) - A. Smirnov

The 3rd International Workshop on Information Fusion and Geographic Information System (May 27—29, 2007, St.Petersburg, Russia) - A. Smirnov, N. Chilov

The 2nd International Workshop on Autonomous Intelligent Systems( June 6-10, 2007, St.Petersburg, Russia) - A. Smirnov , M. Pashkin

The Summer School of Nordic Network in Geographic Information Science Group (June 11-15, 2007, Gavle, Sweden) – A. Antonov, A. Kashevnik

The 3rd International Conference on Military Technology (June 14-15, 2007, Stockholm, Sweden) - A. Smirnov

The 9th International Conference on Control & Modeling Problems in Complex Systems (June 22-28, 2007, Samara, Russia) - A. Smirnov

The XI International Symposium on Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems, (July 2 – 6, 2007, St.Petersburg, Russia) - A. Smirnov

The 10th International Conference on Information Fusion (July 9-12, 2007, Québec, Canada) - A. Smirnov

The 4th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management (July 11 – 13, 2007, Stezzano, Italy) - N. Chilov

The 1st International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (August 28 - 30, 2007, Bremen, Germany) - A. Smirnov

The International Conference on Intelligent Systems (September 3-10, 2007, Divnomorskoe, Russia) - A. Smirnov

The 2nd International Conference on System Analysis and IT (September 12-14, Obninsk, Russia) - A. Smirnov

The 3rd International Conference on Self-Organization and Autonomous Systems in Computing and Communications (September 24-27, 2007, Leipzig, Germany) - A. Smirnov

The 5th International Central and Eastern European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems (September 24-27, 2007, Leipzig, Germany) - M. Pashkin

The 3rd All-Russian conference on Simulation (October 17-19, St.Petersburg, Russia) – V. Shpakov

The 1st All-Russian Conference on Wiki (October 27-28, 2007, St.Petersburg, Russia) - A. Krizhanovsky

International Cooperation

Sheremetov L. – Principial Investigator, Mexican Petrolium Institute (Mexico)

Smirnov A. – Expert of EC (Directorate-General Information Society – Research; NEST, FET), affiliated professor of School of Engineering (Jönköping University, Sweden), consulting of Ford Motor Company (USA), participant of the meetings of the EC project ILIPT and the European research consortium on SME-Chain.

Membership in Russian and International Societies, Editorial Boards, etc.

Smirnov A. - Vice-Chairman of Integrated Scientific Council on Computer Science, Communication and Control in the St. Petersburg Scientific Center of Russian Academy of Sciences; member of Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Scientific Basis of Information Technologies and Automation.

Smirnov A. - member of Advisory Committee of Journal on Information Technologies and .Computer Systems (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia); Journal of Information & Control Systems (Russia), Journal of Computer Research and Development (China); International Journal of Multiagent and Grid Systems (Netherlands); International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications (UK), Intelligent Decision Technologies (Netherlands), and International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies (Switzerland).

Smirnov A. - member of Reviewer Board of International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems (Netherlands), Applied Soft Computing Journal (UK), European Journal of Operational Research (UK).

Smirnov A. – member of IEEE, member of International Society of Information Fusion, honorary member of International Association “Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication”.

Smirnov A. - member of technical committee of IFAC TC 5.1 on Manufacturing Plant Control; IEEE ComSoc TC on Situation Management; IEEE SMC TC on Self-Organizing and Cybernetic Informatics.

Smirnov A. - member of International Working Group on Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations.

Awards

Smirnov A. – Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation

Research Activities

Methods and technologies for knowledge logistics and for intelligent management of virtual resource networks.

Recent Results

1. A methodology of semantics-oriented competence management environment for selecting potential suppliers in built-to-order production networks [1, 4, 5, 6, 11, 18, 27-29, 34, 36-38] has been developed. The methodology has been implemented within a software prototype. The competence management technology has been used in the platform to increase the quality of the decision support. The quality and relevance of the information has been increased due to implementation of the analysis of production network members’ preferences and areas of interests stored in their profiles. Development of the ontology-based competence directory has allowed reducing the time of searching a partner capable to timely fulfill the order with acceptable conditions.
2. Information and functional models of main components (the ontology library, user profiles, the context archive, and a set of Web-services) of the context-driven distributed system for operational decision support; algorithmic and information-logical models of component interactions; and algorithmic models of abstract context creation and operational context producing have been developed. Methods for revealing user preferences based on made earlier decisions have been proposed. The methods use mechanisms of data mining; techniques for specification of ontology-based Web-service referencing; and mechanisms of information integration in terms of Web-services within the scenario model of solving the problem represented in the operational context. The set of problem-oriented Web-services has been made up for the disaster management application domain [2, 3, 6-10, 12-17, 19-26, 30-33, 35-38].
3. In area of logic-dynamic systems research there have been obtained results that provide widening of expressiveness and reliability of the system specification means [39, 40]. New structures and processing algorithms of transformation rules were proposed, situations and events permitted to be jointly used in conditional parts of the rules. Algorithms of identically false (true) situations, redundant and contradictory rules calculation have been elaborated. A new version of programmed environment (EnviCon 4) for generation of executable specifications of logic-dynamic system was worked up. The proposed algorithms and methods have been tested with help of this environment and with view of their complex approbation a simulation model of an automated industrial installation (OG-100) for helium liquefaction were developed.

List of Publications

1. Smirnov, A., Shilov, N., Levashova, T., Sheremetov, L., Contreras, M. Ontology-Driven Intelligent Service for Configuration Support in Networked Organizations. In: Knowledge and Information Systems. Special Issue on Current Challenges and Trends in Intelligent Computing and Knowledge Management in Industry, Springer, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2007, pp. 229—253.
2. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N. Semantic Interoperability in Self-Configuring Service Networks for Context-Driven Decision Making. In: System and Information Sciences Notes Journal. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007, pp. 27—32.
3. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N., A. Komarova, Disaster Response Based on Production Network Management Tasks. In: Management Research News, Barmarick Publications, Vol. 30, No. 11, 2007, pp. 829—842.
4. Smirnov, A., Levashova, T., Shilov, N. Semantic-Oriented Support of Interoperability between Production Information Systems. In: International Journal of Product Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., Vol. 4, No. 3/4, 2007, pp. 225-240.
5. Yablochnikov E., Chilov N. Process Engineering Organization Based on the Virtual Enterprise Model. In: Proceedings of Institutes of Higher Education: Instrument-Making, Vol. 50, No. 8, 2007, pp. 69-73. (in Russian)
6. Batyrshin I.,Sheremetov L. Methods and Models of Perception-based Data Mining in Decision Support Systems. Fuzzy Systems and Soft Computing, No.2(1), 2007, pp. 29-52 (in Russian).
7. Perception-based Data Mining and Decision Making in Economics and Finance, I. Batyrshin, J. Kacprzyk, L. Sheremetov and L. Zadeh (Eds.). Springer Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 36, 2007. 345 p.
8. Smirnov A., Kashevnik A., Levashova T., Shilov N. Context-Driven Information Fusion for Operational Decision Making in Humanitarian Logistics. In: Information Fusion and Geographic Information System, V. Popovich, K. Korolenko, and M. Schrenk (Eds.). Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, pp. 69 – 83.
9. Smirnov A., Pashkin M., Levashova T., Shilov N., Kashevnik A. Role-Based Decision Mining for Multiagent Emergency Response Management. In: Autonomous Intelligent Systems, V. Gorodetsky, C. Zhang, V. Skormin, L. Cao. (Eds.). LNAI 4476, Springer, 2007, pp. 178—191.
10. Smirnov A., Pashkin M., Chilov N., Levashova T., Krizhanovsky A. (2007) Ontology-Driven Knowledge Integration from Heterogeneous Sources for Operational Decision Making Support. In: Advances and Challenges in Multisensor Data and Information Processing, E. Lefebvre (Ed.), IOS Press, pp. 359—365.
11. Tarasov V., Albertsen T., Kashevnik A., Sandkuhl K., Shilov N., Smirnov A. Ontology-Based Competence Management for Team Configuration. In: Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems for Manufacturing, LNAI 4659. Springer, 2007, pp. 401—410.
12. Pashkin M. Agent-Based Architecture of Intelligent Distance Learning System. In: Multi–Agent Systems and Applications V, H.-D. Burkhard, G. Lindemann, R. Verbrugge, L. Z. Varga (Eds.), LNAI 4696, Springer, 2007, pp. 301—303.
13. Smirnov A., Kashevnik A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N. Information Integration in Context-Driven Operational Decision Support Systems. In: Intelligent Systems, 2007, Vol.1, pp. 152-161 (in Russian).
14. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N. Approach for Distributed Intelligent Decision Support System Development in Open Information Environment In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 4, pp. 36-49 (in Russian).
15. Antonov A., Krizhanovsky A. Composition of Web-Services Using Prolog. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 5, pp. 66-70 (in Russian)
16. Baboshin A., Kashevnik A. Workflow-Based Approach for Web-Services Collaboration Organization. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 5, pp. 247-254 (in Russian).
17. Krizhanovsky A. Evaluation Experiments on Related Terms Search in Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 5, pp. 113-116 (in Russian).
18. Kashevnik A., Knowledge Management for Intelligent Interoperability in Production Networks. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 5, pp.47-59 (in Russian).
19. Smirnov, A., Pashkin, M., Shilov, N. Usage of Different Approaches to Solving a Dynamic Transportation Problem. In: Logistics Collaboration, D. Ivanov, E. Müller, V. Lukinsky (Eds.), St.Petersburg, Publishing House of St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University, 2007, pp. 50—58.
20. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Shilov N. Methodology of Intelligent Control for Networks with Variable. Proceedings of the 2nd All-Russian Conference on System Dynamics, April 3-6, 2007, Russia, pp. 10 13. (in Russian)
21. Smirnov, A., Kashevnik, A., Levashova, T. Pashkin, M., Shilov, N. Situation Modeling in Decision Support Systems. Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS ’07): Modeling, Evolution and Engineering, IEEE, Waltham, USA, April 30 – May 3, 2007. Electronic resource, Catalog Number 07EX1667, pp. 34—39.
22. Smirnov, A., Shilov, N., Levashova, T. Cooperative Self-Organizing Coalitions: Technological Framework. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (KSCO-2007), Waltham, MA, USA, May 1-2, 2007. Electronic resource, IEEE Catalog Number 07EX1667, pp. 396—400.
23. Smirnov A., Pashkin M., Shilov N., Levashova T. Intelligent Support of Context-Based Megadisaster Management: Hybrid Technology and Case Study. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Delft, the Netherlands, May 13—16, 2007, pp. 305 – 316.
24. Smirnov A., Kashevnik A., Levashova T., Shilov N. Context-Driven Operational Decision Making in Humanitarian Logistics: Methodology and Case Study. Proceedings of the IX International Conference on Pattern Recognition & Information Processing, May 22—24, 2007, Minsk, Belarus. United Institute of Informatics Problems in National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, 2007, Vol. 2, pp. 181 – 185.
25. Smirnov A., Pashkin M., Shilov N., Levashova T. Context-Aware Distributed Decision Support. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Control & Modeling Problems in Complex Systems, June 22-28, 2007, Samara, Russia, 101-111.
26. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N. Redundancy Problems in Self-Contextualized Decision Support Systems. Proceedings of XI International Symposium on Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems, St.Petersburg, Russia, July 2 – 6, 2007, pp. 255—260.
27. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N., Kashevnik A. Knowledge Management in Flexible Supply Networks: Architecture and Major Components. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, Stezzano, Italy, July 11 – 13, 2007, pp. 73—82.
28. Levashova T., Lundqvist, M., Pashkin M. Provision of Context-Sensitive Enterprise Knowledge for Decision Support: An Approach Based on Enterprise Models and Information Demand Contexts. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2007), June 12 – 16, 2007, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Vol. AIDSS, pp. 88—93.
29. Sandkuhl K., Öhgren A., Smirnov A., Shilov N., Kashevnik A. Ontology Construction in Practice: Experiences and Recommendations from Industrial Cases. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2007), June 12 – 16, 2007, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Vol. AIDSS, pp. 250—256.
30. Smirnov A., Pashkin M., Shilov N., Levashova T., Kashevnik A. Context-Aware Operational Decision Support. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2007), Québec, Canada, July 9—12y, 2007. Electronic resource, IEEE Catalog Number 07EX1591, pp. 1-6.
31. Smirnov A., Kashevnik A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Shilov N. Situation Modeling in Context-Aware Decision Support Systems. Proceedings of theTthird International Conference on Military Technology (MilTech3), Stockholm, Sweden, June 14—15, 2007. Electronic resource, pp. 1-6.
32. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Shilov N. RFID-Based Intelligent Logistics for Distributed Production Networks. Proceedings of the International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics, August 28-30, 2007, Bremen, Germany. Electronic resource, pp. 1-8.
33. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Kashevnik A., Shilov N. Distributed System for Decision Support in Emergency Management. Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems, September 3-10, 2007, Divnomorskoe, Russia, Vol.1, pp. 378—384. (in Russian).
34. Sandkuhl K., Smirnov A., Shilov N. Configuration of Automotive Collaborative Engineering and Flexible Supply Networks. Proceedings of eChallenges 2007 Conference, October 24 – 26, 2007, the Hague, the Netherlands. Electronic resource, pp. 1-6.
35. Smirnov A., Levashova T., Pashkin M., Krizhanovsky A., Kashevnik A., Komarova A., Shilov N. Web-Service Based Distributed System for Decision Support in Emergency Situations. Proceedings of Military Communication Conference, October 29 – 31, 2007, Orlando, FL, USA. Electronic resource, pp. 1-7.
36. Smirnov A., Kashevnik A., Shilov N. Intelligent Decision Support in Emergency Management. Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Control Problem for Complex Systems Safety, December, 2006, IPU RAS, Moscow, Russia. 2007, pp. 380-383 (in Russian)
37. Baboshin A., Kashevnik A. Web-Services Collaboration Organization for Intelligent Decision Support in Emergency Management. Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Control Problem for Complex Systems Safety, December, 2007, IPU RAS, Moscow, Russia (in Russian)
38. Antonov A., Krizhanovsky A. Web-Services Based Emergency Management. Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Control Problem for Complex Systems Safety, December, 2007, IPU RAS, Moscow, Russia (in Russian)
39. Ψοΰκξβ Β. Μ. Situation-Event Approach to Hybrid Processes Specifications. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 4, pp. 291-300 (in Russian)
40. Butkevich I. K., Rydnik E. A., Shpakov V. M. Using environment EnviCon for liquid helium production simulation. In: Proceedings of SPIIRAS (eds. by R. Yusupov), St.Petersburg, Nauka, 2007, Vol. 5, pp. 328-332 (in Russian)