Iurii Krak




Iurii Krak

POSITION

Professor, Doctor of Phys.-Math. Sciences

Head of Theoretical Cybernetics Department, Computer Science and Cybernetics Faculty

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,

Leading Researcher (part-time) at Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,

Corresponding Member in Informatics at National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

WORK EXPERIENCE

1980 1989

Scientific Researcher

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1989 1992

Assistant Professor

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1992 1999

Associate Professor

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1999 Present

Professor

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2000 Present

Senior Researcher Fellow (part-time)

Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2014 Present

Head of Theoretical Cybernetics Department

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2002 Present

Member of a Scientific Councils of PhD Thesis Defend

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1975 1980

Graduate of Cybernetics Faculty (M.Sc.)

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1981 1985

Postgraduate (correspondence course)

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1987

Candidate of Phys.-Math. Sciences (PhD)

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1996-1999

Doctorate

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1999

Doctor of Phys.-Math. Sciences

Space Research Institute of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1999

Researcher

Yale University, New-Haven (USA)

2002

Visiting Professor

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (Sweden)

2008-2019

Visiting Professor

Lublin University of Technology, Lublin (Poland)

2014

Visiting Professor

A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University, Kostanay (Kazakhstan)

2015 -2019

Visiting Professor

D.Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University, Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan)


AI, Robotics; NLP, Sign Language, Text, Speech, Image Modeling and Recognition, 3D Human Modeling

Research Fields:
ICT Research & Innovation

Previous and Current Research

Previous research:

  •  robot control;
  •  robot motion coordination,
  •  robot trajectories planning in environment with obtacles;
  •  data processing using special functional linear and nonlinear transformers;
  •  ultrasonic data processing for classification and prediction situations in decision-making systems;
  •  mathematical modelling of the physical processes;
  •  face emotion and mimics modelling,
  •  lipsreading,
  •  speech signals processing;
  •  text-to-speech synthesis;
  •  automated system for event and meeting transcription, etc.

Current research:

  •  3D model of virtual human creation base on real human (clone-technology);
  •  new methods for face emotion and mimics modelling
  •  Text_To_Gestures transformation
  •  3D technologies for sign language modelling and recognition

Future Projects and Goals

  •  new methods for classification and clasterization information
  •  gestures of the sing language recognition
  •  new methods for augmentative and alternative communication
  •  information technologies for applications in medicine
  •  big data analysis
  •  robotics
  •  new human-computer interface 
  •  data mining and analytics

Methodological and Technical Expertise

  •  ICT Researh
  •  data and image processing;
  •  intelligent decision-making systems; 


Figure 1. Text_To_Speech and Speech_To_Text information technologies

Figure 2. Information technologies for face emotions modeling and face recognition 



Figure 4. Information technology for Sign Language modeling 


Selected Publications


1. Kirichenko M.F., Krak Iu.V., Soroka R.O. 

Optimization manipulation robot. - Kyiv: Lybid, 1990. - 144p. (in Ukrainian)

2. Garashchenko F.G., Kirichenko M.F., Krak Iu.V., ets. 

Modern methods and information technologies for complex systems mathematical modeling, analysis and optimization. Kyiv: "Kyiv University Press", 2006. - 200p.(in Ukrainian)

3. Kryvonos Iu.G., Krak Iu.V., Kirichenko M.F.

  Modeling, analysis and synthesis of manipulation systems. - Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2006. - 207p.(in Ukrainian)

4. Garashchenko F.G., Kirichenko M.F., Krak Iu.V., ets.

Development of methods and techniques of simulation and optimization of complex systems - Kyiv: Stal, 2009. - 668 p.(in Ukrainian)

5. Kryvonos Iu. G., Kirichenko M.F., Krak Iu.V., Donchenko V.S. 

Analysis and synthesis of situations in decision-making systems. - Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2009. - 365p.(in Ukrainian)

6. Modeling and Control. Monograph. Edited by Jan Sikora and Waldemar Wojcik. - Lublin University of Technology. Poland, 2011. - 516r. (Iu.Krak, Iu.Kryvonos, W.Wojcik ets., Optimization methods for robot-manipulator systems modeling and control. - P. 463-513.).

7. Mathematical optimization techniques and intelligent computer technology modeling of complex processes and systems based on spatial form objects. Monograph. / Hrytsyk V.V., Krak Iu.V., Kulias A.I. ets. - Donetsk: IPII "Science and Education", 2011. 650p.(in Ukrainian)

8. Prospects for development technique and technology in the twenty-first century. Monograph in 2 books. Book 1 / Edited by S.V.Kupryenko. - Sword. Odessa: Kupryenko S.V., 2012. 176 p. (Krak Iu.V., Barmak O.V., Efimov G.M. Synthesis and analysis of emotional components on a human face. - P.141-165.).(in Ukrainian)

9. Current problems in information and computational technologies. Monograph. Edited by Jan Sikora and Waldemar Wojcik. Part 1. - Lublin University of Technology, Poland. 2013. - 220p. (Iurii Krak, Iurii Kryvonos, Waldemar Wojcik. Mathematical methods for modeling of emotional states on human face. - P.99-128.).

10. Iu.G.Kryvonos, Iu.V.Krak, O.V.Barmak. 

Systems of the Sign Communication: information processes modeling. - Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2014. - 228 p.(in Ukrainian)

11. Iu.G.Kryvonos, Iu.V.Krak, O.V.Barmak., S.O.Romanyshyn. 

Systems of the Sign Communication: transformation text to gestures. - Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2016. - 242 p.(in Ukrainian)

12. Iu.V. Krak, .V. Lozinska, V.V. Pasichnuk, .S. Ternov, D.V. Shkilniuk. 

Mathematical methods and applied information technologies for Ukrainian Sign language modeling, translation and learning. Lviv: Novii svit - 2000, 2017. 318 p.(in Ukrainian).

13. Barmak O., Krak Iu., Romanyshyn S. 

Text to gestures translation for inflected languages. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. 2017. 100 p.

 

14. L. Peters, Iu. Krak, O.Barmak, S.Romanyshyn, Andrzej Kotyra, Konrad Gromaczek, S.Smailova. 

Information technology for automated translation from inflected languages to sign language. In monograph: Recent Advances in Information Technology. Ed. By Waldemar Wojcik, Jan Sikora. CRC Press. 2017. P.51-82.

15. O.A. Khorozov, I.V. Krak, A.I.Kulias, V.S.Kasianiuk, W.Wojcik, A.Tergeusizova.

  Monitoring vital signs using fuzzy logic rules. In monograph: Information technology in Medical Diagnostics II. Ed. by Waldemar Wojcik, Sergii Pavlov, Maksat Kalimoldaev. CRC Press. 2019. P.237-243.

16. I.V.Sergienko, Iu.V.Krak, O.V.Barmak, A.I.Kulias.

  Systems of the Sign Communication: modeling and recognition of the fingerspelling information. - Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2019. - 281 p.(in Ukrainian)


Contacts

Homepage: krak@unicyb.kiev.ua

4d  Glushkov ave., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03022

Phone: +38 044 253 0530 (work), +38 067 930 67 52 

e-mail:yuri.krak@gmail.com, krak@univ.kyiv.ua