Generalized Net Models of Academic Promotion and Doctoral Candidature

  • Anthony G. ShannonEmail author
  • Beloslav Riecan
  • Evdokia Sotirova
  • Krassimir Atanassov
  • Maciej Krawczak
  • Pedro Melo-Pinto
  • Rangasamy Parvathi
  • Taekyun Kim
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 657)


In a series of research papers, the authors have studied some of the most important features of the principal operations within universities and have constructed Generalized Net (GN) models to describe them. The main focus in this paper is to analyse the process of academic promotion through the hierarchy in higher education and the preparation of PhD candidates.


Generalized nets University Modelling Intuitionistic fuzzy estimations 



This work has been supported by the Bulgarian National Science Fund under Grant DID-02-29.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony G. Shannon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Beloslav Riecan
    • 2
  • Evdokia Sotirova
    • 3
  • Krassimir Atanassov
    • 3
    • 4
  • Maciej Krawczak
    • 5
  • Pedro Melo-Pinto
    • 6
  • Rangasamy Parvathi
    • 7
  • Taekyun Kim
    • 8
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and ITUniversity of TechnologySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of MathematicsMatej Bel University Mathematical Institute of Slovak Academy of SciencesBanska BystricaSlovakia
  3. 3.Asen Zlatarov UniversityBurgasBulgaria
  4. 4.Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling DepartmentInstitute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering Bulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  5. 5.Systems Research Institute—Polish Academy of SciencesWyzsza Szkola Informatyki Stosowanej i ZarzadzaniaWarsawPoland
  6. 6.CITAB—UTAD Quinta de PradosVila RealPortugal
  7. 7.Department of MathematicsVellalar College for WomenErodeIndia
  8. 8.I Department of MathematicsCollege of Natural Science Kwangwoon UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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