**Alexander ANDRONOV**

Head ofProfessor Alexander ANDRONOV Division of Mathematical Support of Management Computer
Systems for Transport,Faculty of Transport and Mechanical Engineering, Riga Technical University Kalku iela, 1 Riga, LV-1658LatviaPhone: +371 7089980 E-mail: lora@mailbox.riga.lv ; aleksandrs.andronovs@rtu.lv |

* Born:* November 20, 1937, Moscow, Russia

*Interests:*

- Applied Stohastic Processes (Queueing, Reliability, Maintenance)
- Statistics
- Modelling
- Graphs and Networks
- Computational Methods

** Languages:** Russian, Latvian, English, German

**Education**

- Moscow Tehnological Aviation Institute (Faculty of Mechanics), 1960
- Postgraduate, Riga Aviation University, 1960-1962
- Dr.sc.ing. (Candidate of Science in former USSR, Ph.D. in Western countries), Central Institute of Economics and Mathematics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1967
- Dr.habil.sc.ing. (Doctor of Science in former USSR), Kiev Civil Aviation Institute, 1976

*Experience*

- Senior Researcher, Riga Aviation University, 1963-1968
- Head of Department, Central Science & Research Institute of Automated Management Systems in Civil Aviation, 1968-1977
- Professor, Head of Department of Computer Systems for Information Processing and Management, Riga Aviation University, 1978 - 1999
- Head of

*Honours and Awards*

- USSR Council of Ministers Prize in Science, 1982
- Merited Scientist of Soviet Socialist Republic Latvia, 1990
- Outstanding Aeroflot Worker, Russia, 1991

*Professional Activities and Memberships*

- Member, Editorial Board of the Journal
*Automatic Control and Computer Sciences* - Member, Latvian Professors Association
- Member, Latvian Simulation Society
- Member, Latvian National Society of Automatics
- Member, Organizing Committees of International Conference "Queues: Flows, Systems Networks", Byelorussia State University, Minsk (Byelorussia), 1996, 1997, 1998.
- Member, Program Committee of International Conference "Distributed Computer Communication Network", Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv (Israel), 1997.

*Lectures*

The Probability Method for Accounting of Random Data in Logical Proceedures of Failures Localization of Complex Systems. NATO Advanced Study Institute "Reliability and Maintenance of Complex Systems", 12-22 June 1995, Kemer-Antalya (Turkey).

*Courses*

- Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, 1978-1998
- Discrete Mathematics, 1979-1988.
- Introduction to Theory of Stohastic Processes, 1994-1998.
- The Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms, 1997-1998.
- Theoretical Foundations of Computational Processes and Systems, 1990-1998.
- Combinatorics for Programmers, 1996.
- Methods and Algorithms of Statistical Decisions, 1995.

*Recent/Representative Publications*

- A. Andronov. Queuenig Theory and Scientific Organization of Work in Civil Aviation, 1969, Moscow: Aeroflot Press, 118 pp. (in Russian).
- A. Andronov. On generalization of Erlang formulae.
*Engineering Cybernetics,*1970, 6, pp. 93-100. - A.Andronov, Kh.Kordonsky, P.Rozenblit. Application of unbiased estimate theory to
queueing problems.
*Engineering Cybernetics,*1972, 3, pp. 60-68. - A.Andronov, P.Rozenblit. Statistics of semi-Markov birth-and-death processes with
application to analysis of queueing systems.
*Engineering Cybernetics,*1972, 3, pp.113-120 - A.Andronov, I.Gertzbakh. On properties of functionals for semi-Markov processes with
finite set of states.
*Cybernetica,*Kiev, 1972, 4, pp. 118-122 (in Russian). - N.Smirnov, A.Andronov, N.Vladimirov, Yu. Lemin. An Operationg Reliability and Maintenance of Aircraft. 1974, Moscow: Transport Press, 304 pp. (in Russian).
- A.Andronov, A.Khiznjak. Mathematical Methods for Planning and Organization of Civil Aviation Factories. 1977, Moscow: Transport Press, 216 pp. (in Russian).
- A.Andronov et al. Passenger Air Transport Forecasting. 1983, Moscow: Transport Press, 184 pp. (in Russian).
- A.Andronov et al. Reliability and Efficiency in Technics. Volume 8. Operations and Repairs. 1990, Moscow: Mashinostroenie Press, 320 pp. (in Russian).
- A.Andronov. A probability method for accouting of random data in logical inferences
procedures.
*Automatic Control and Computer Sciences,*1994, 4, pp.26-36. - A.Andronov. Non-parametric statistical estimation of systems numerical efficiency under
the test results of its components.
*Automatic Control and Computer Sciences,*1995, N5. Pp. 28-38. - A.Andronov, Yu.Merkuryev, T.Loginova. Use of the Bootstrap method in simulation of
hierarchical systems.
*Proceedings of the 7th European Simulation Symposium,*October 26-28, 1995. Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, pp. 9-13. - A.Andronov, Yu.Merkuryev, T.Loginova. Optimization of a structure of a simulation model.
*Proceedings of the 8th European Simulation Symposium,*Volume II, October 24-26, 1996. Genova, Italy, pp. 202-206. - A.Andronov, Yu.Merkuryev. Controlled Bootstrap method and its application in simulation.
*Proceedings of the 11th European Simulation Multiconference.*June 1-4, 1997, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 160-164. - A.Andronov. Algorithm of confidence limits calculation for the probability of the value I of a Monotone Boolean function of random variables. In: Industrial Statistics. Aims and Computational Aspects. (Eds. Kitsos C.P., Edler L.), Heidelberg-New York: Physica-Verlag, Springer-Verlag Company, 1997, pp.123-133.
- A.Andronov. Simulation under small samples. -
*Abstracts of the 10*July 26-28, 1999, Ulm, Germany, p.229.^{th}INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, - A.Andronov, M.Fisohin. Simulation technology under small samples for unknown
distributions. -
*Proceedings of 10*Sept.22-24, 1999, Trier, Germany, pp.153-162.^{th}GI/ITG Special Interest Conference Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems, - A.Andronov, Yu.Merkuryev. Use of a resampling approach to system simulation. –
*Proceedings of 16*, June 3-5, 2002, Fachhochschule Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, pp.150-155.^{th}European Simulation Multiconference “Modelling and Simulation 2002” - A.Andronov. On resampling approach to a construction of approximate confidence intervals
for system reliability. –
*Proceedings of 3*, June 17-20, 2002, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, pp.34-42.^{rd}International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Methodology and Practice - A.Andronov. Resampling versus a dependence in input statistical data. –
*Proceedings of XXIII International Seminar on Stability Problems for Stochastic Models,*May 12-17, 2003, Pamplona, Spain, 11p. - A.Andronov, M.Fioshin. Application of resampling approach to ststistical problems of
logical systems. –
*Acta et Commentationes Universitates Tartuensis de Mathematica*, 2004, vol.8, pp.63-71. - A.Andronov. Monte-Carlo approximation for probability distribution of logical systems.
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*Journal of Statistical Planning and Inferences*, 2005 (in press) - A.Andronov. On nonparametric interval estimation of a regression function based on the
resampling. –
*Computer Modelling and New Technologies,*2007, vol.11, No.1, pp.57-61

*Research Projects*

- A.Andronov (Head of Project). Control Computer System for Riga Minibus Factory (1990-1992).
- A.Andronov (Head of Project). Control Computer System for Aeroflot-Russian International Airlines (1991-1995).
- A.Andronov (Head of Project). Use of the Bootstrap Method in Systems Modelling. Latvian Council of Science (1998-2000).
- A.Andronov (Head of Project). Intensive Computer Methods of Data Analysis and Modelling . Latvian Council of Science (2001 - 2004).
- A.Andronov (Head of Project). Statistical Evaluation and Verification Process Models Based on Resampling Approach. Latvian Council of Science (2005 - ).

*Last update 23.08.2007*