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Last updated: 09.10.2007

 

Svetoslav (Alex) Marinov, PhD

 

Degrees

PhD Psychology 1988 Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Science

MSc Physics 1981 Department of Physics, Sofia University

Current Affiliations

Applied Linguistics Centre & SAM Research

575 Wall Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 2T5, Canada

(1-204) 772-3087 phone

(1-204) 772-3145 fax

marinov@escape.ca

 

Current Research Interests

Data Analysis Methods: Theory & Applications to various fields (including physics, mathematics and social sciences (specifically, psychology), Modeling & Computer Simulations, Software Development.

Major Scientific Achievement

Developing the theory, method & applications of Reversed Dimensional Analysis (RDA)

Personal Interests

Religion, History, Art, Philosophy, Classic music, Folklore, Sport (Competitive Fencing, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming)

Short CV

1995 - Independent Researcher

SAM Research, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

1996 - Head Computer Lab

Applied Linguistics Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

1994 - 1995 Post Doctoral Fellow

Ergonomics Lab, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

1993 - 1994 Visiting Professor, James Chair Professor of Pure and Applied Science

Department of Psychology, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, Canada

1991 - 1993 Senior Programmer Analyst

Centre for Computer Equipment, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia

1988 - 1991 Senior Researcher

Institute of Psychology, USSR/Russia Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR/Russia

1986 - 1988 PhD Student

Institute of Psychology, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

1984 - 1986 PhD Student

Institute of Oceanology, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

1980 - 1984 Researcher

Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Varna, Bulgaria

1980 - 1981 Graduate Student

Department of Physics, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria &

Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Varna, Bulgaria

1976 - 1980 Under-Graduate Student

Department of Physics, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria

1975 - 1976 Under-Graduate Student

Faculty of Electronics, Technical University, Varna, Bulgaria

1973 - 1975 Student (Fencing, the sport of)

Military Sport School for High Performance, Sofia, Bulgaria

1970 - 1973 Student (Specialty: Numerical Methods & Computer Programming)

Fifth Polytechnic School, Varna, Bulgaria

 1955 Born in the city of Varna, Bulgaria

 

List Of Selected Recent Publications & Presentations

Marinov S.A., J. Boon & D. Laurence (2003) Developing the Notion of Dimension of a Psychological Variable by Means of Reversed Dimensional Analysis, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, [submitted]

Marinov S.A. (2003) Reversed Dimensional Analysis in Psychophysics, Perception & Psychophysics, [accepted]

Marinov S.A. (2002) Dimensional Analysis Beyond Physics, Invited Lecture, 5-th International Workshop on Similarity Methods, November 04-05, 2002, Stuttgart, Germany

Marinov S.A. (2002) Dimension-like Structures in Data, In B. Kreplin, S. Rudolph & J. Hacker (Eds.) Similarity Methods, Proceedings of the 5-th International Workshop on Similarity Methods, November 04-05, 2002, Stuttgart, Germany, 121-139

Marinov S.A., J. Boon & D. Laurence (2002) Developing the Notion of Dimension of a Psychological Variable by Means of Reversed Dimensional Analysis, Oral Presentation, 35-th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, July 25-28, 2002, Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA

Boon J., D. Laurence & S.A. Marinov (2002) e-Education: Hybrid Model of Transition from Traditional Language Training to On-line Accessibility, SSGRR-2002W: International Conference on Infrastructure for e-Business, e-Education, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet, January 21-26, 2002, L'Aquila, Italy

Marinov S.A. (2001) Fractal dimensions as a special case of phenomenological dimension., In B. Kreplin, S. Rudolph & S. Bruckner (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4-th International Workshop on Similarity Methods, November 05-06, 2001, Stuttgart, Germany, 117-127

Marinov S.A. (2001) Notes on the use of dimensional analysis in psychophysics, In E. Sommerfeld, R. Kompass & T. Lachmann (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17-th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Psychophysics, October 19-23, 2001, Leipzig, Germany, Lengerich, etc: Pabst Science Publishers, 511-516

Marinov S.A. (2000) Reversed dimensional analysis: Theory and Applications, Presentation, Educational Testing Services (ETS) - Statistics and Research Divisions, December 04, 2000, Princeton (NJ), USA

Marinov S.A. (2000) Dimensional analysis: Reducing number of variables & discovering structures in data, Paper, 6-th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 20-23, 2000, Boston, USA [unpublished]

Marinov S.A. & A.S. Panov (2000) Reversed dimensional analysis: An alternative way of estimating constants in psychophysics, In: Bonnet C. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 16-th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, August 31 - September 05, 2000, Strasbourg, France: ISP, 257-262

Marinov S.A. (1999) Dimensions as Quantities, In B. Kreplin, S. Rudolph & S. Bruckner (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2-nd International Workshop on Similarity Methods, November 25-26, 1999, Stuttgart, Germany, 111-128

Marinov S.A. (1998) The concept of dimension (in physics) - a critical view, Paper, Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM), July 13-17, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada

Marinov S.A. (1996) On a non-traditional approach to dimensional analysis, Paper, Canadian Applied Mathematics Society Annual Meeting, May 29 - June 02, 1996, Winnipeg, Canada

Marinov S.A. (1995) Reversed dimensional analysis, Report, Ergonomics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, August 1995

Marinov S.A. (1995) Dimensional analysis - a non-traditional approach., Paper, Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, June 15 - 18, 1995, Minneapolis, USA

 

   
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