Professor Nikola Kasabov is the Director and the Founder of the Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research Institute (KEDRI), Auckland (www.kedri.info). He holds a Chair of Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Auckland University of Technology. He is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Fellow of the New Zealand Computer Society, the President of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) and a Past-President of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA). He is a member of several technical committees of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and of the IFIP AI TC12. Kasabov is Associate Editor of several international journals, that include Neural Networks, IEEE TrNN, IEEE TrFS, Information Science, J. Theoretical and Computational Nanosciences. He chairs a series of int. conferences ANNES/NCEI in New Zealand. Kasabov holds MSc and PhD from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. His main research interests are in the areas of intelligent information systems, soft computing, neuro-computing, bioinformatics, brain study, personalised modelling, speech and image processing, novel methods for data mining and knowledge discovery. He has published more than 400 publications that include 15 books, 120 journal papers, 60 book chapters, 32 patents and numerous conference papers. Kasabov is a also Guest Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has extensive academic experience as a working or visiting academic at various academic and research organisations: University of Otago, New Zealand; University of Essex, UK; University of Trento, Italy; Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria; University of California at Berkeley; RIKEN and KIT, Japan; Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany, and others. Among the received awards by Prof. Kasabov are the RSNZ Science and Technology Medal, the 2007 Bayer Science Innovator Award, The APNNA Excellent Service Award, IEEE conference best paper awards, etc.
Computational Neurogenetic Modelling: Methods, Systems, Applications
as author at 10th International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms (ICANNGA) 2011,