Dr. Dodig-Crnkovic’s background is in Theoretical Physics. Her first PhD (Phil. Dr.) was in Theoretical Physics, at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, in 1988. Thesis title was “On Alpha Decay”. Advisor: Academician Prof. Dr. Vladimir Paar.

Dr. Dodig-Crnkovic’s career is divided in three decades. The first one dedicated to Physics, working at the Rudjer Boskovic research Institute in Zagreb.  She spent the next ten years in industry, working for Swedish ABB company as criticality safety analyst for ABB Atom. She wrote the Criticality Safety Handbook, still in use today. In the last decade, she has moved to computer science, making her second PhD (Phil. Dr.) in Computer Science at Mälardalen University Sweden in 2006. Thesis title: Investigations into Information Semantics and Ethics of Computing. Advisors: Prof. Björn Lisper, Jan Gustafsson (Computer Science) and Lars-Göran Johansson (Philosophy, Uppsala). I organized ECAP 2005 conference.

Institutional Affiliation

Associate Professor – Mälardalen University

Membership at the boards of scientific organisations in the field

Steering Committee of European Computing and Philosophy Organization, European branch of The International Association for Computing and Philosophy

Editorial Board of the journal Information

Editorial Board of the journal Cognition Comunication Co-operation

Some Relevant Publications

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic and Vincent Müller
A Dialogue Concerning Two World Systems: Info-Computational vs. Mechanistic
Forthcoming as a book chapter in: INFORMATION AND COMPUTATION
World Scientific Publishing Co. Series in Information Studies
Editors: G Dodig-Crnkovic and M Burgin, release in 2010.

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic
Knowledge Generation as Natural Computation,
Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 6, No 2, 2008

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic
Where do New Ideas Come From? How do They Emerge?
Epistemology as Computation (Information Processing)
Chapter for a book celebrating the work of Gregory Chaitin,
Randomness & Complexity, from Leibniz to Chaitin,

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic
Empirical Modeling and Information Semantics
Mind & Society, Vol 7, Issue 2 (2008), p 157

Areas of Interest

Science of Information, Natural Computing, Philosophy of Science, Computing and Philosophy (especially Info-computationalism) and Ethics (especially ethics of computing and information).

Contact: gordana.dodig-crnkovic@mdh.se