RESUME of Ugis Sarkans (February 1999)

Work address: Laboratory of Programming Automation, Institute of Mathematics and Computer science, University of Latvia, Raina bulv. 29, Riga LV-1459, Latvia

Home phone: (+371) 5054309
Office phone: (+371) 7213716, (+371) 7224159
Mobile phone: (+371) 9548975
E-mail: usarkans@cclu.lv

Born: April 2, 1970, in Aluksne, Latvia
Nationality: Latvian
Marital status: married, 2 daughters (5 years and 1 year old)

Knowledge of languages:

EDUCATION

October 1998 Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Latvia. Title of doctoral thesis: "Using Hypothetical Knowledge for Driving Inductive Synthesis". Supervisor: prof., Dr.hab.sc.comp. Janis Barzdins.

The main emphasis in this research was placed on efficient synthesis of formal languages in the attribute grammar framework. Possibility of computationally realistic synthesis of non-trivial functional descriptions have been shown by computer experiments. The inductive synthesis engine is implemented in C.

June 1995 master degree in computer science from the University of Latvia. Title of master thesis: "Fast enumeration of restricted structure terms".

June 1993 diploma in applied mathematics from the University of Latvia. Title of bachelor paper: "Efficient synthesis of formulae from input/output examples".

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

October 1997 present: research associate, Laboratory of Programming Automation, Institute of Mathematics and Computer science at the University of Latvia.

February 1989 October 1997: research associate, Artificial Intelligence laboratory, Institute of Mathematics and Computer science at the University of Latvia.

September 1995 - present: lecturer, University of Latvia.

October 1994 - present.

September 1993 - September 1994: research associate, Computer Science department, New Mexico State University, USA.

February 1996 - present: system analyst, project manager, "Data Pro" (private IT company, Latvia).

February 1995 - December 1995: lecturer, telecommunications company "Lattelekom".

September 1992 - September 1993: software test engineer, Institute of Mathematics and Computer science.

1990 - 1992: software engineer, contract jobs.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Participation in the Third European Summer School on Language and Speech Communications in Edinburgh, July 10-21, 1995; courses taken:

OPERATING SYSTEMS, LANGUAGES AND TOOLS

Extensive experience:

Moderate experience:

PUBLICATIONS