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Galia V. Tzvetkova


Position: Associate Professor
Departement: Mechatronics
Room number: 407
Phone: +359 2 979 64-65.


Scientific degrees, institution, year:

Ph.D., Electro-Technical Institute, 1984.

Fields of Research:

1. Kinematics, dynamics and identification of inertial parameters of manipulation robots.

2. Modeling and simulation of discrete dynamic and discrete event systems.

3. Software for manipulation and mobile robots.

4. Control theory, optimal control, complex control systems.

5. Modeling of robot swarm behavior and intelligent systems control.

Extended Information

Recent Publications:

Tzvetkova, G.V., The First Bulgarian Industrial Robot “PROBO” 1987. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 43 (4), 2013, 93-96. (ISSN: 0861-6663), 2013.

Tzvetkova, G.V. ROBONAUT 2: Mission, Technologies, Perspectives. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 44 (1), 2014, 97-102. (ISSN: 0861-6663), 2014. DOI: 10.2478/jtam-2014-0006.

Tzvetkova, G.V., Extracting Inertial Parameters from Robotic Manipulators Dynamics. International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering (IJSCE), Vol.3, Issue 6, pp.76-80, January 2013.

Tzvetkova G.V. Cognitive Systems and Behaviour.  5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, February 22-23, 2012, TU Vienna, Austria, p.115-117., 2012.

Tzvetkova G.V. Gripper for Picking Fruits. Bularian Patent Office, Certificate of a utility model № 1582, 29.09.2012.

Tzvetkova G.V. A Survey of Control Architectures for Robots.  11th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2-5 Sept. 2009, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2009.

Tzvetkova G.V., System Analysis and Modeling of a Robotic Cell.  International Journal of Computing Anticipatory Systems,vol. 6, CHAOS, Liege, Belgium, ISSN 1373-5411, ISBN 2-9601179-9-6, 2009, pp. 355-366.

Tzvetkova G., System Modeling of Robots Team Behavior, In Proceedings of Eighteen International Conference Robotics and Mechatronics, 17-20 September 2008, Varna, Bulgaria, pp.5-8, 2008.

Tzvetkova G., Network Modeling of System Goals Attainment. Proceedings for the 3rd International Innovations and Real-Time Applications of Distributed Sensor Networks Symposium. Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, November 26-27, 2007.

Tzvetkova G., Sensor Network Formalization and Visualization of Robotic Manipulators Dynamics by using System Approach. Proceedings 2-nd International Symposium on Innovations and Real-Time Applications of Distributed Sensor Networks. Crystal City, Washington DC, USA, October 16-17, pp. 27-32, 2006.

Tzvetkova G., Cheremensky A., Simultaneous Parameter Identification of Robotic Manipulator Dynamics by using Gradient Approach. Proceedings of 5-th International Symposium on Robotics and Automation, San Miguel Regla Hidalgo, Mexico, August 25-28, pp.20-23, 2006.

Petrova D., Tzvetkova G., Cheremensky А., Realizability of Anticipatory Feedbacks. CASYS International Journal of Computing Anticipatory Systems, Edited by D. M. Dubois, Published by CHAOS, Volume 15, Liege, Belgium, pp. 288-297, 2004.

Tzvetkova G., Cheremensky А., Symbolic Reconstruction of Robot Dynamic Model by Using Matrix Transformations.Proceedings of the IASME International Conference on MECHANICS and MECHATRONICS, Udine, Italy, March 25-27, pp.155-159, 2004.

Tzvetkova G.V. A System Graph-Model of Robot Manipulator Dynamics. In Computing Anticipatory Systems: AIP Conference Proceedings 627, Ed. Daniel D. Dubois, Liege, Belgium, 2002, pp.523-529, 2002.

Tzvetkova G., Resconi G. Solution of the Robot Forward Dynamics Problem by Using a Recursive Procedure Based on the General System Logical Theory. International Journal of Robotic Research, 1999, vol. 18, No.10, pp.1030-1043, 1999.

Koganezawa K., Tzvetkova G.V. Inverse Kinematics for Redundant Manipulators using the Fast Similarity Factorization. ESS’98. 10th European Simulation Symposium and Exhibition, October 26-28, Nottingham, UK, pp. 86-89, 1996.

Topole K.G., G.V. Tzvetkova, Damage Detection of Highly Nonlinear Structures from Response Measurements. Proceedings of Smart Structures and Materials, 28-29 February, San Diego, California, USA, pp.170-179, 1996.

Tzvetkova G.V., A General View of Complex Control Systems: Their Evolutionary Development and Intelligence. Proceedings of the 1995 ISIC Workshop “Architectures for Semiotic Modeling and Situation Analysis in Large Complex Systems”, Monterey, California, USA, 27-29 August, 1995, pp.213-218.


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