Dr. Mark Burgin received his M.A. and Ph.D. in mathematics from Moscow State University and Doctor of Science in logic and philosophy from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at UCLA, USA. Previously he was a Professor at the Institute of Education, Kiev; at International Solomon University, Kiev; at Kiev State University, Ukraine; and Director of the Assessment Laboratory, Research Center of Science, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Dr. Burgin is doing research, has publications, and taught courses in mathematics, computer science, information sciences, artificial intelligence, logic, psychology, education, social sciences, and methodology of science. Dr. Burgin has authorized and co-authorized more than 500 papers and 17 books.
Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Membership at the boards of scientific organisations in the field
Member of the New York Academy of Sciences | Academy of Information Sciences of Ukraine | Aerospace Academy of Ukraine | International Academy of Original Ideas
International Academy of Man in Aerospace Systems
Honorary Professor of the Aerospace Academy of Ukraine
Chief Editor of the journal Integration
Associate Editor of theInternational Journal on Computers and their Applications
Member of : American Mathematical Society (AMS) | Computer Society | Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) | Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) | American Association for the Advancement of Science Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL) | Cognitive Technology Society | Moscow Mathematical Society Society for Computer Simulation International | American Philosophical Association | Philosophical Society of Ukraine | Psychological Society of Ukraine | Pedagogical Society of Ukraine | International Association of Artificial Intelligence | Planetary Society | International Association for Foundations of Sciences, Language & Cognition | International Association for Fuzzy-Set Management & Economics (SIGEF) | European Association for Logic, Language & Information (FoLLI) | Gesellschaft fur angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM).
Some relevant publications
Co-edited with Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic (2011). Information and computation. Essays on Scientific and Philosophical Understanding of Foundations of Information and Computation. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing
(2010) Theory of Information. Fundamentality, Diversity and Unification. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
(2005) Is Information Some Kind of Data? Proceedings of the Third Conference on the Foundations of Information Science (FIS 2005), Paris, France, July, 2005 (MDPI, Basel, Switzerland), pp. 1-31 (http://www.mdpi.net/fis2005/proceedings.html)
(2003a) Information Theory: A Multifaceted Model of Information, Entropy, v. 5, No.2, 2003, pp. 146-160
(2003b) Information: Problems, Paradoxes, and Solutions, TripleC, v. 1, No.1, 2003, pp. 53-70
Areas of interest
Mathematics, computer science, information sciences, artificial intelligence, logic, psychology, education, social sciences, and methodology of science
In the UCLA-site: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~mburgin/