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Mariam Haroutunian
Position: Leading Scientific Researcher, Head of Department for Information Theory and Statistical Models

Phone: (+374 60) 623546

  Titles, Degree

2005, Doctor of Physical-Mathematical Sciences, received from the Institute of Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dissertation: “Information-theoretical investigation of multi-terminal and varying discrete communication channels”.
1991, Candidate of Physical-Mathematical Sciences (equivalent to PhD) received from the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Dissertation: “Bounds of E-capacity for varying channels”

Ph.D.   Yerevan State University
Faculty of Mathematics (1984-1988)

M.S.   Yerevan State University
Faculty of Mathematics (1979-1984)
  Professional Experience

Head of department   Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA department of Information Theory and Applied Statistics (2014 - at present)

Leading researcher   Institute for Informatics and Automation
Problems of NAS RA,  department of
Information Theory and Applied Statistics,
(1992 - at present)

Professor   International scientific educational center
of NAS RA, (2004 – at present)

Professor   State Engineering University of Armenia,
departments of  Computer Systems and
Informatics, Applied Mathematics
(2003 – at present)

Head of department   Armenian State Pedagogical University,
department  Informatics, (2011- 2013)
Scientific Secretary   Institute for Informatics and Automation
Problems of the Armenian National Academy
of Sciences, (2001- 2011)

Lecturer   Yerevan State University, departments of
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics,
  Research Interests

Information  theory, Information security, Probability theory and Mathematical statistics, Information-theoretic aspects of digital data-hiding and  cryptography, Information-theoretic aspects of biometric security, e-learning.

  Selected Publications

More than 100 scientific publications; including textbooks “Information Theory”,  “Probability Theory and Applied Statistics” in Armenian, and Book “Reliability Criteria  in Information Theory and in Statistical Hypothesis Testing” published as Foundations and Trends in Communication and Information Theory V.4, Issue 2-3 (2007), USA.

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Open Call for the participation of Young Researchers and Companies in Research projects

We are pleased to announce that the NPUA/IIAP Cooperative R&D Unit has open calls for researchers, MS/Ph.D students, and companies in two new international research projects:
  • Astronomical Objects Classification
  • Performance Optimization System for Hadoop and Spark Frameworks.
We are inviting all the interested parties to participate in these projects.
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