Program at a Glance

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On-site registration with coffee break

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Welcoming Remarks from the Rector of New Bulgarian University Prof. Tanya Zlateva, Dean of Metropolitan College, Boston University Lenka Vatrtova, European Alliance of Innovation, General Sponsor Prof. Ivan Landjev, New Bulgarian University, General Chair of CSECS 2024

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Prof. Vassil Vassilev, London Metropolitan University

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Taxi Application over Peer-to-Peer Mobile Networks

Radu-Ioan Ciobanu (University Politehnica of Bucharest), Bucur, Stefania (National University of Science and Technology POLITEHNICA Bucharest), Ciobanu, Radu-Ioan (University Politehnica of Bucharest); Raducan, Gabriela (Titu Maiorescu University), Dobre, Ciprian (National University of Science and Technology POLITEHNICA Bucharest)

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

A Predictive Model of Arrival Times for Smart Shuttle Buses in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eugene Pinsky (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Taratynova, Darya (Nazarbayev University), Kassenova, Assel (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Dauletbayev, Bissenbay (SDU University), Al-Shedivat, Muammar (UvU Shuttle)

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Enabling Autonomy through Voice Control: AI-Assisted Mobile Platform

Balcheva, Ivelina (New Bulgarian University), Yassen Gorbounov (New Bulgarian University)

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

MaRz: A Fast, Transparent Fuzzy Machine Learning Technique

Eric Braude (Boston University), Seth Gorrin (Boston University)

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Coffee Break

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Segmentation and Data Extraction from Carte du Ciel Astrographic Maps

Lasko Laskov (New Bulgarian University), Nikolova, Ivon (New Bulgarian University

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Quadratic Sets and (3 mod 5)-arcs in PG(r,5)

Ivan Landjev (New Bulgarian University), Kurz, Sascha (Bayreuth University), Rousseva, Assia (Sofia University)

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

The Periodic Table: Chemical Properties and Mendeleev meets Physical Properties and Machine Learning

Eugene Pinsky (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Pattnaik, Sarthak (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Kathleen Park (Metropolitan College, Boston University)

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Assessment of Segmentation Models on Panoramic Radiographic Dental Images

Farshid Alizadeh (Boston University)

6:30 pm - 6:45 pm

3D Cycle-consistent Adversarial Network for Designing Dental Implant Crown3D Cycle-consistent Adversarial Network for Designing Dental Implant Crown

Georgi Kostadinov (New Bulgarian University), Naidenov, Alexander (Medical University of Sofia)

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Eliminating Risk involved in using ChatGPT for Clinical Decision Support System

Vijay Kanabar (Boston University), D'Costa, Kenisha (Boston University)

7:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Innovative Approaches for the Mental Development and Education of Children with Autism through Mixed Reality

Dimitrova, Iva (South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria), Zashev, Borislav (South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria), Traykov, Metodi (New Bulgarian University), Trenchev, Ivan (University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria), Mavrevski, Radoslav (South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Coffee Break and informal meetings

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Digital transformation in primary and secondary education in Bulgaria

Elissaveta Gourova (New Bulgarian University), Antonova, Albena (Sofia University - FMI), Gourov, Nikolay (New Bulgarian University)

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Building a Chatbot to Adopt an Effective Learning Strategy for Graduate Courses in Computer Science

Alex Elentukh (Boston University), Motipally, Shravan (Boston University), Kustra, Jacob (Boston University), March, Toby (Boston University)

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Impact of the Self-training over Formative Assessment in SQL part of University Database Course

Georgi Tuparov (New Bulgarian University)

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Teaching and Learning Python by Comparative Visualization

Eugene Pinsky (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Izbassova, Gulzira (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Minhaj, Syeda (Metropolitan College, Boston University)

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

An Interdisciplinary Approach in Education of Master Students in Intelligent Sustainable Habitats

Rossitza Goleva (New Bulgarian University and Interconsult Bulgaria Ltd.), Kosmanis, Theodoros (International Hellenic University), Tziourtzioumis, Dimitrios (International Hellenic University), Katranas, George (Cerca Trova Ltd.), Zaneta Stasiskiene (Kaunas Technical University, Lithuania), Arianna Azzellino (Politecnico Milano, Italy)

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Large Language Models for identification of medical data in unstructured records

Latchezar Tomov (New Bulgarian University), Petkov, Presian (New Bulgarian University), Markov, Emanuil (IQVIA)

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Impact of the iteration length on the software quality

Dobromir Dinev (New Bulgarian University)

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Double-Stranded Differential Evolution and Particle Swarm Optimization with LibreOffice Nonlinear Programming Solver

Mateeva, Gergana (IICT-BAS), Keremedchiev, Delyan (New Bulgarian University), Kopanov, Kalin (IICT-BAS); Varbanov, Velizar (IICT-BAS), Todor Balabanov (IICT-BAS)

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Coffee Break

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Cross-Continental Insights: Comparative Analysis of Using AI for Information System Stakeholder Analysis in Undergraduate Courses in the EU and USA

Vijay Kanabar (Boston University), Kaloyanova, Kalinka (Sofia University)

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Analyzing the Geometric Ratios of Greek Vases

Еugene Pinsky (Metropolitan College, Boston University), Minfei, Liang (Metropolitan College, Boston University)

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Applications of Simulation Modeling and Computer Visualizations for Studying Structured Crystals for Implementation in Technical Devices

Yoana Ivanova (New Bulgarian University)

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

A Novel Weighted Ensemble Model to Classify the Colon Cancer from Histopathological Images

Nuzhat Prova (Pace University)

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Research on Video Service Effect of University Libraries Based on User Information Behavior Data: Taking Bilibili Platform as an Example

Danting Wang (Wuhan University of Technology), Tang, Yi (Wuhan University of Technology)

6:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Harnessing Programmable Logic for Quaternion Multiplication

Yassen Gorbounov (New Bulgarian University), Chen, Hao (China University of Mining and Technology)

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Closing Remarks, Round Table Discussion

Prof. Zlateva, Prof. Landjev, Lenka Tatrtova