CURRICULUM VITAE
Jacek Koronacki

August 20, 2004 (with list of publications regularly updated)

Personal data:

Born in Sopot, Poland, on August 1, 1945. Married, two children.

Academic degrees:

December 1999 Promotion to Full Professorship in Technical Sciences 1988 Habilitation in Mathematical Sciences (mathematical statistics), Polish Academy of Sciences 1974 PhD in Automatic Control, Polish Academy of Sciences 1969 MSc in Electronics, Warsaw University of Technology

Office:

Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Ordona 21, 01-237 Warsaw, Poland. Phone: (++48-22) 836 28 41, fax: (++48-22) 837 65 64, e-mail: korona@ipipan.waw.pl

Teaching and consulting part time positions at:

Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology, where Professor Institute of Command System Automation and Logistics, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, where Professor NuTech Solutions, Inc., Lucka 11 lok. 508, 00-842 Warsaw, Poland, Phone: (+48 22) 656 3399, Fax (+48 22) 656 3121, where Senior Scientist

Professional career:

1990 - since April 2000, Professor (earlier Associate Professor) in the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; since March 2007 Director of the Institute (from 2003 till February 2007 Director of Research, from 1996 till Feb. 2007 Head of the Department of Artificial Intelligence, and, from 1990 till Feb. 2007, Chairman of the Statistical Inference Group) 2001 - 2002 Senior Scientist and Director of Statistical Group at NuTech Solutions Polska 1997 - 2000 Professor in the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technologies Oct. -- Nov., Visiting Professor in the Department of Informatics, 1998 The National University of San Luis, Argentina 1994/1995 Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas 1993 - Appointed a member of the Advisory Board for Implementation of Statistical Methods, a body affiliated with the Polish Committee for Standardization, and, by the Committee's decision, 1994 - A Polish delegate to the ISO TC 69 (Technical Committee 69, {\it Applications of Statistical Methods}, of the International Organization for Standardization) and there a member of two working groups in SC4 (Subcommittee for Statistical Process Control) and one in SC3 (Subcommittee for Applications of Statistical Methods in Standardization) 1991 - 1994 Co-founder and Director of the Quality Control Task Force Fall 1991 Visiting Associate Professor in the Departament of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas 1991 - 1993 Co-founder and Director of the Quality Control Task Force, a statistical consulting firm based in Warsaw, Poland 1989/1990 Visiting Fellow in the Departament of Statistics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 1975 - 1990 Adjunct in the Dept. of Applied Probability and Statistics, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 1988 Habilitation in Mathematical Sciences from the Polish Academy of Sciences Summer 1986 Visiting Assistant Professor in the Departament of Statistics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1985/1986 Visiting Assistant Professor in the Departament of Mathematical Sciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas February 1980 Visiting Professor in the Institute of Applied Mathematics and and Informatics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy 1969 - 1975 Assistant and then Adjunct in the Institute of Automation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Fields of interest, teaching experience:

Statistical multivariate analysis of data; statistical aspects of data mining and knowledge discovery in databases; nonparametric methods of computational statistics, in particular stochastic approximation and curve estimation (both theory and applications); neural networks; quality (or statistical process) control; statistical consulting. Since 1991 teaching courses on statistical process control and applied statistics in industrial settings. Since 1975 teaching university courses at all lelvels, from elementary probability and statistics, operations research, stochastic control, mathematical modelling to advanced probability and statistics. Since the late seventies supervising students for MSc and PhD degrees. Courses taught at: Warsaw University of Technology, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technologies, Warsaw College of Applied Computer Science and Management (Wyzsza Szkola Informatyki Stosowanej i Zarzadzania przy PAN), Warsaw College of Sciences (Szkola Nauk Scislych), The National University of San Luis (Argentina), Rice University, The University of New South Wales, Ohio State University (Columbus), University of Warsaw, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Research projects of which the leader (since 1994):

Jan., 2002 - Dec., 2003 Modern classification methods (incl. boosting, random forests and the like paradigms); supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences In 2001 on leave to NuTech Solutions, Inc. Jan., 2000 - Dec., 2000 Academic textbook in statistics; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences Jan., 1999 - Dec., 1999 Statistical inference for nonlinear time series; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci. July, 1996 - March, 1999 Image processing and reconstruction via estimation of probability distributions; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research Jan., 1995 - Dec., 1997 Statistical inference for knowledge discovery in databases; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci. March, 1994 - Feb., 1996 Estimating multidimensional probability densities and regression functions; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research Jan., 1994 - Dec., 1995 Classification via neural networks techniques; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci.

Applied projects where leader of statistical part (since 1999):

Spring - Fall 2003 Effectiveness of PKN Orlen loyalty program for private motorists, assessed on the basis of transactions data; NuTech Solutions project (for PKN Orlen, Poland) Spring - Fall 2002 Sensitivities of off-lease vehicles auction prices to seasonal factors, auction volumes and other key factors, modelled on the basis of VIN level data from U.S. auction sites; NuTech Solutions project (for Ford Motor Company) Winter 2001/2002 Maximising return from off-lease vehicles; NuTech Solutions project (for a major U.S. Bank) 2000 Mining data from new and used car markets in the U.S. for useful patterns; NuTech Solutions project (for Ford Motor Company) 1999 Expert system for assessment of suitability for, and early prediction of failing to complete, studies at the Air Force Academy in Deblin, Poland; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research and Air Force Academy in Deblin

Honors (since 1998):

Member of two advisory bodies within the (Polish) State Committee for Scientific Research Member of Programme Committees of numerous international conferences, most recently of: SIGKDD 2004 Industrial/Government Track, SIAM Bioinformatics Workshop 2004, RSCTC 2004, IEA/AIE 2005, ISMIS 2005, International Conferences on Business Information Systems (2004, 2005), AWIC 2005, yearly IIS Symposia, 1st and 2nd International Conferences on Telemedicine and Multimedia Communication (2004 and 2005). 2002 - Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, Great Britain 2001 Member of the Honor Committee of the European Meeting of Statisticians, Fuchal, Portugal 1998 - 2000 Chairman of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability 1998 - Appointed an expert of ISO, TC 69 (Technical Committee for Applications of Statistics) Membership in Editorial Boards of: Machine Graphics and Vision, Opuscula Mathematica

Membership in professional societies:

Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (Fellow) Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability Institute of Mathematical Statistics International Association for Statistical Computing Polish Mathematical Society

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS SINCE 1980:

Books

  • J. Koronacki and J. Cwik, Statystyczne systemy uczace sie, wydanie drugie, Exit, Warsaw, 2008 (an updated edition of a textbook in Polish on statistical learning, originally published in 2005), 327 pp.
  • J.R. Thompson, J. Koronacki, J. Nieckula, Techniki zarzadzania jakoscia: Od Shewharta do metody ,,Six Sigma'' (a monograph on Quality Management Techniques), Exit, Warsaw, 2005, 408 pp.
  • J. R. Thompson and J. Koronacki, Statistical Process Control: The Deming Paradigm and Beyond, Second Edition, Chapman and Hall/CRC, New York - London, 2001, 456 pp. (for Preface click here).
  • J. Koronacki and J. Mielniczuk Statystyka dla studentow kierunkow technicznych i przyrodniczych (spis tresci oraz przedmowa; a textbook in Polish on Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences), WNT, Warsaw, 2009, 492 pp. (1st edition was published in 2001, 2nd edition in 2004 and 3rd in 2006).
  • J. R. Thompson and J. Koronacki, Statistical Process Control for Quality Improvement, Chapman and Hall, New York - London 1993, 391 pp. A revised translation into Polish appeared as Statystyczne sterowanie procesem: Metoda Deminga etapowej optymalizacji jakosci, Akademicka Oficyna Wydawnicza PLJ, Warszawa 1994 (przedmowa).
  • Stochastic Approximation: Optimization under Random Disturbances, WNT, Warsaw, 1989, 220 pp. (in Polish)

    Books co-edited:

  • M. A. Kłopotek, J. Koronacki, M. Marciniak, A. Mykowiecka, S. T. Wierzchoń, LNCS 7912: Language Processing and Intelligent Information Systems, Springer, 2013.
  • J. Koronacki, Z.W. Ras, S.T. Wierzchon, J. Kacprzyk [eds.], Advances in Machine Learning, vol. II, Springer, 2010, 532 pp.
  • J. Koronacki, Z.W. Ras, S.T. Wierzchon, J. Kacprzyk [eds.], Advances in Machine Learning, vol. I, Springer, 2010, 532 pp.
  • J.N. Kok, J. Koronacki, R. Lopez de Mantaras, S. Matwin, D. Mladenic, A . Skowron [eds.], Machine Learning: ECML 2007, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4701, Springer, 2007, 809 pp.
  • J.N. Kok, J. Koronacki, R. Lopez de Mantaras, S. Matwin, D. Mladenic, A . Skowron [eds.], Knowledge Discovery in Databases: PKDD 2007, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4702, Springer, 2007, 640 pp.
  • O. Hryniewicz, J. Kacprzyk, J. Koronacki, S. Wierzchoń [eds.], Issues in Intelligent Systems: Paradigms, Exit, Warsaw, 2005, 365 pp.
  • Guest Editor of a special section on Topics in Intelligent Data Analysis, Control & Cybernetics, 29 (2000), 919-1073.
  • Guest Editor of two issues of J. Statist. Planning and Inference (vol. 30 (1992), issues 2 and 3, North-Holland).
  • R. Bartoszynski, J. Koronacki and R. Zielinski [eds.], Mathematical Statistics, Banach Center Publications, vol. 6, PWN, Warsaw, 1980, 376 pp.

    Papers (including book chapters):

  • Draminski, M., M.J. Dabrowski, K. Diamanti, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Discovering networks of interdependent features in high-dimensional problems, in: N. Japkowicz, J. Stefanowskki [eds.], Big Data Anaysis: New Algorithms for a New Society, Springer, 2016, 285-304.
  • Nowakowska, E., J. Koronacki, S. Lipovetsky, Dimensionality reduction for data of unknown cluster structure, Information Sciences 330 (2016), 74-87.
  • Nowakowska, E., J. Koronacki, S. Lipovetsky, Clusterability assessment for Gaussian mixture models, Applied Mathematics and Computation 265 (2015), 591-601.
  • Kruczyk, M., N. Baltzer, J. Mieczkowski, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Random Reducts: A novel Monte Carlo - Rough-Sets based method for feature selection in large datasets, Fundamenta Informaticae 127 (2013), 273-288.
  • Koronacki, J., Data Analysis and Inference for High-Dimensional Data: Small n Large p Problems, in: Systemy wspomagania decyzji: Monografia jubileuszowa dedykowana prof. dr hab. inż Alicji Wakulicz-Deji, Wyd. Uniwersytetu Slaskiego, 2013, 57-69.
  • M. Dramiński, M. Kierczak, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Monte Carlo Feature Selection and Interdependency Discovery: A Brief Account, in: P. Grzegorzewski, T. Żerzuchowski [eds.], Issues in Industrial Mathematics, Wyd. Politechniki Warszawskiej, 2013, 77-86.
  • Koronacki, J., Metody jądrowe w maszynowym uczeniu się, in: A. Wakulicz-Deja [ed.], Systemy wspomagania decyzji 2013, Wyd. Uniwersytetu Slaskiego, 2013, 29-44.
  • Draminski, M., M. Kierczak, A. Nowak-Brzezinska, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, The Monte Carlo Feature Selection and Interdependency Discvovery Is Practically Unbiased, Control & Cybernetics vol 40 (2011), 199-211.
  • Kierczak, M., M. Draminski, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Computational Analysis of Molecular Interaction Networks Underlying Change of HIV-1 Resistance to Selected Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors, Bioinformatics and Biology Insights 2010:4 137-146 (http://www.la-press.com/computational-analysis-of-molecular-interaction-networks-underlying-ch-article-a2395)
  • Draminski, M., Kierczak, M., Koronacki, J., Komorowski, J., Monte Carlo feature selection and interdependency discovery in supervised classification, in: J. Koronacki, Z.W. Ras, S.T. Wierzchon, J. Kacprzyk [eds.], Advances in Machine Learning, vol. II, Springer, 2010, 371-385.
  • Kierczak, M., K. Ginalski, M. Draminski, J. Koronacki, W. Rudnicki, J. Komorowski, A Rough Set-Based Model of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase Resistome, Bioinformatics and Biology Insights 2009:3 109-127, http://www.la-press.com/" a-rough-set-based-model-of-hiv-1-reverse-transcriptase-resistome-a1685
  • Draminski, M., A. Rada-Iglesias, S. Enroth, C. Wadelius, J.Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Monte Carlo feature selection for supervised classification, Bioinformatics vol. 24 no. 1 (2008), 110-117, doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btm486
  • Koronacki, J., Statystyczne systemy uczace sie, in: P. Kulczycki, O. Hryniewicz, J. Kacprzyk [eds.], Techniki informacyjne w badaniach systemowych, WNT, Warsaw, 2007, 109-135.
  • Rudnicki, W., M. Kierczak, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, A Statistical Method for Determining Importance of Variables in an Information System, in: S. Greco et al. [eds.], Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing 2006, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4259, Springer 2006, 557-566.
  • Koronacki J., Lasota S., Niemiro W., Positron Emission Tomography by Markov Chain Monte Carlo with Auxiliary Variables, Pattern Recognition 38 (2005), 241-250.
  • Draminski M, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, A Study on Monte Carlo gene screening, in M.A. Klopotek, S. Wierzchon, K. Trojanowski (Eds.), Intelligent Information Processing and Web Mining, Proceedings of the International IIS: IIPWM'05 Conference, Springer, 2005, 349-356.
  • Draminski M, J. Koronacki, J. Komorowski, Monte Carlo gene screening - a study in progress, in Systemy Wspomagania Decyzji, Instytut Informatyki Uniwersytetu Slaskiego, Katowice 2005, 47-51.
  • Draminski M, J. Koronacki, J. Cwik, J. Komorowski, Monte Carlo gene screening for supervised classification, in B. De Baets, R. De Caluwe, G. De Tr, J. Fodor, J. Kacprzyk, S. Zadrozny (Eds.), Current Issues in Data and Knowledge Engineering, Exit, 2004, 185-194.
  • (joint with A. Dabrowski) Methodologies for Statistical Modeling: A Selective Overview, in: K. Haman, B. Jakubiak and J. Zabczyk [eds.], Probabilistic Problems in Atmospheric and Water Sciences, ICM Publishing, Warsaw, 2003, 44-60.
  • Seredynski, F., J. Koronacki, C.Z Janikow, Distributed multiprocessor scheduling with decomposed optimization criterion, Future Generation Computer Systems vol. 17 (2001), 387-396.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik and J. Mielniczuk) Testing for a difference between conditional variance functions of nonlinear time series, Control & Cybernetics vol. 29 (2000), 33-50 (for abstract and introduction click here).
  • (joint with F.A. El-Mouadib and J.M. Zytkow) Taxonomy formation by approximate equivalence relations, revisited, in: J.M Zytkow and J. Rauch [eds.], Principles of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1704 (A Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Springer 1999, 71-79.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik and J.M. Zytkow) On discovering functional relationships when observations are noisy: 2D case, in: Z.W. Ras and A. Skowron [eds.], Foundations of Itelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1609 (A Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Springer 1999, 547-555.
  • (joint with F.A. El-Mouadib) On taxonomy formation by approximate equivalence relations, in: M. Klopotek and M. Michalewicz [eds.], Proceedings of the 8th Workshop Intelligent Information Systems, IPI PAN 1999, 37-46.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) A heuristic method of model choice for nonlinear regression, in: L. Polkowski i A. Skowron [eds.], Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1424 (A Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Springer 1998, 68-74.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) A combined adaptive-mixtures/plug-in estimator of multivariate probability densities, Comp. Statist. & Data Anal., vol. 26 (1997), 199-218.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) Multivariate density estimation: A comparative study, Neural. Comput. & Applic., vol. 6 (1997), 173-185.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) A combined Gaussian clustering/plug-in estimator of a probability density, to appear in: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop Intelligent Information Systems, Deblin, Poland, 1996.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) Probability density estimation using a Gaussian clustering algorithm. Neural Comput. & Applic., vol. 4 (1996), 149-160.
  • (joint with J.R.Thompson) Multivariate statistical process control, Problemy Jakosci,1/97. (in Polish)
  • (joint with J.R. Thompson) Statistical process control or step-wise improvement of quality of production and services, Problemy Jakosci, 1/1996. (in Polish)
  • (joint with U. Luboinska) Estimating the Density of a Functional of Several Random Variables, Comp. Statist. & Data Anal., vol. 18 (1994), 317-330.
  • (joint with J. 'Cwik) Multivariate Density Estimation: A Comparative Study -- Part I, in: Proceedings of the First National Conference on Neural Networks and Their Applications, vol. 1, Politechnika Czestochowska, 1994. (in Polish)
  • (joint with J. R. Thompson) Statistical Process Control: Deming's Method of Step-Wise Quality Optimization, Akademicka Oficyna Wydawnicza PLJ, Warsaw, 1994, 285 pp. (in Polish)
  • Statistical Properties of Neural Networks, in: Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci., Warsaw, 1993. (in Polish)
  • (joint with W. Feluch) A Note on Modified Cross-Validation in Density Estimation, Comp. Statist. Data Anal., vol. 13 (1992), 143-151.
  • (joint with W. Feluch) Density Estimation under Simple Partial Censoring, Comm. Statist. Data Anal. - Theor. Meth., vol. 18 (1989), 1927-1942.
  • (joint with W. Wertz) A Global Stopping Rule for Recursive Density Estimators, J. Statist. Planning and Inference, vol. 20 (1988), 23-29.
  • A Stochastic Approximation Counterpart of the Feasible Direction Method, Statist. and Probab. Letters, vol. 5 (1987), 415-419.
  • Kernel Estimation of Smooth Densities Using Fabian's Approach, Statistics, vol. 18 (1987), 37-47.
  • A Note on the Revesz Estimator of a Regression Function, Math. Operationsforsch. u. Statist., ser. Statist., vol. 15 (1984), 195-203.
  • (joint with W. Wertz) Recursive Density Estimation, Mat. Stos. XXV (1984), 27-90. (in Polish)
  • Nonparametric Probability Density Estimation, Lecture Notes, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Acad. Sci., Warsaw, 1982, 120 pp. (in Polish)
  • Some Remarks on Stochastic Approximation Methods, in: Numerical Techniques for Stochastic Systems, F. Archetti and M. Cugiani (eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1980, 395-406.
  • A Note on the Kiefer-Wolfowitz Method, in: Mathematical Statistics, Banach Center Publications, vol. 6, R. Bartoszynski, J. Koronacki and R. Zielinski (eds.), PWN, Warsaw, 1980.

    Reviews for:

    - Numerous conferences - Journals: SIAM Journal on Optimization, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Journal of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, IEE Proceedings: Computers and Digital Techniques, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Statistics, Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Applicationes Mathematicae, and Polish serials - Wiley and SIAM - State Committee for Scientific Research, Polish Universities and publishing houses - Mathematical Reviews