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Pavol Návrat

Pavol  Návrat
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About me

Pavol Návrat was born in 1952 in Bratislava, Slovakia. He received his Ing. (MSc.) cum laude in 1975, and his PhD. degree in Computing Machinery in 1983 both from Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.

He was with Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava since 1975. Since 2003, he is with the Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies at the same University.
In 1980-1981, he was for 4 months with the Institute of Informatics, Warsaw University, Poland as a visiting research fellow.
In 1989-1990, he spent 5 months as a visiting associate professor with the Department of Informatics, University of Athens, Greece.
In 1991, he spent 3 months with The Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, U.K.
In 1992-1994, he joined as an associate professor Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Kuwait University, Kuwait for two academic years.

Since 1996, he is a full professor of Computer Science and Engineering.

He (co-)authored books and numerous scientific papers. He had several contributions at international conferences, including an invited lecture on analysis of programming knowledge. His scientific interests include automated programming and software engineering, knowledge-based methods for assistance in programming and software development, intelligent CASE, as well as other topics in Software Engineering.

He is a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a member of its Computer Society. He is also a member of Association for Computing Machinery and American Association for Artificial Intelligence. Since its foundation in 1992, he is a member of the Slovak Society for Computer Science, which is a member of the International Federation for Information Processing. Since 1998, he serves as Slovakia's representative in IFIP Technical Committee TC-12 Artificial Intelligence. As a a member of Association for Advancement of Computers in Education he contributed to founding its Central European Chapter. He serves in its executive committee and volunteers as a regional liaison officer.
In 1997, he was elected chairman of the Slovak Centre of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. Since 1998, he is a Fellow of The Institution of Electrical Engineers. He is registered with The Engineering Council, U.K. as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Since its foundation in 2000, he is a member of the Slovak Artificial Intelligence Society. Since 2000, he serves as the vice-chairman and member of the executive committee.

Frequently, he has been serving in programme committees of scientific conferences:

He is a member of editorial boards of international scientific journals: He regularly publishes reviews of monographs and scientific articles in ACM Computing Reviews and other journals.
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Research Interests

My scientific interests include specific areas in fields of information systems, software engineering and artificial intelligence, all being part of a broader field of computing and information technologies. In case more information is desired, do not hesitate to contact me.
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Some international projects that I lead or participated in:
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Books, including monographs and some textbooks that I (co-)authored:
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Subjects I Teach

Texts on various topics

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Pavol Návrat navrat@fiit.stuba.sk
of visits since June 14th, 2002: