The scope of research:

  • Application of artificial neural networks in cryptography and usage of artificial intelligence in speech recognition issues.

  • Cyber ​​security, with particular regard to: IT network protection, database and infrastructure protection, unauthorized access and identity management. In addition, taking into account the direction of monitoring and risk assessment in real time.

  • Development of the theory of reconfigurable computer systems design and new methods of information processing in these systems as well as new types of computer architecture and high-performance computer means based on it, the principles of their structural organization and operation.

  • Development of theoretical principles and means for computer devices automatic synthesis in reconfigurable hardware platforms of smart sensors and actuators in cyber-physical systems.

  • Design of new architecture types, information processing methods and design principles of parallel application-specific processors for execution of algorithms, invariant to the data structure.

  • Research of new methods and techniques within structured and object-oriented approaches to systems analysis and design. Use of AI and ML in management of an enterprise especially in relation to its security.

  • Research on the development of adaptive filters, both in terms of improving performance computing and increase the ability to remove noise from digital images. Investigating properties and comparing different digital filters to develop optimization that allows more effective noise reduction without edge blur and image preparation for segmentation and further analysis.

  • Usage of programming in computer graphics and animation. Interactive multimedia installations based on 3D projection mapping, analysing data from sensors, game development and computer animations.


Employees

Pavel Urbanovich, D. Sc. (Engineering), Professor

Field of interest: cybersecurity, data protection, applied theory of error-correcting coding, cryptography, steganography

Current reseach:

    • cryptographic and steganographic methods, models and tools for data protection and copyright protection for electronic content,

    • the use of artificial neural networks for cryptographic applications,

    • redundant correction codes for data transmission and storage systems with grouping errors,

International cooperation:

internships: Belarusian State Technological University (Minsk, Belarus), the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangelsk, Russia),

scholarships: President of the Republic of Belarus,

publications:

1. Urbanovich P.P. Information security using cryptography, steganography and obfuscation methods: textbook for students of higher educational institutions, Minsk: BSTU, 2016, 220 p. (in Russian: Урбанович, П. П. Защита информации методами криптографии, стеганографии и обфускации: учебник для студентов высших учебных заведений. – Минск: БГТУ, 2016. – 220 с.).

2. Płonkowski M. , Urbanovich P. Using Full Covariance Matrix for CMU Sphinx-III Speech Recognition System, Przegląd elektrotechniczny, 2018, R. 94, no 7, p. 102-104.

3. Shutko N., Urbanovich P., Zukowski P. A method of syntactic text steganography based on modification of the document-container aprosh, Przegląd elektrotechniczny, 2018, R. 94, no 6, p. 82-85.

Viktor Melnyk, PhD

Fields of interest:

    • Computer Systems Based on Reconfigurable Logic Devices,

    • High-Performance Computer Systems,

    • Application-Specific Processors and technologies of their high-level design,

    • Cyber-Physical Systems,
    • Information Protection.

Current research:

    • Development of the theory of reconfigurable computer systems design and new methods of information processing in these systems as well as new types of computer architecture and high-performance computer means based on it, the principles of their structural organization and operation.

    • Development of theoretical principles and means for computer devices automatic synthesis in reconfigurable hardware platforms of smart sensors and actuators in cyber-physical systems.

    • Desing of new architecture types, information processing methods and design principles of parallel application-specific processors for execution of algorithms, invariant to the data structure.

International cooperation:

    • Participant of Marie Curie Fellowship Association Transfer of Knowledge (ToK) Programme, developer of several research projects related to design and investigation of hardware-software means for low-power wireless personal area sensor networks in Duolog Technologies Ltd., located in Galway, Ireland (2006 – 2007).

    • Independent External Expert on COST Open Call OC-2016-2 (2017).

    • Responsible Developer in projects “DES Cryptographic Processor” (in 1999) and “DES IP Cores Generator” (in 2000 – 2002), realized in Nuremberg, Germany, in University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg (Georg - Simon - Ohm - Fachhochschule Nuernberg).

    • Program Committee Member of Scientific Workshop “Cyber-Physical Systems: Achievements and Challenges”, Editorial Board Member of Scientific Journal "Advances in Cyber-Physical Systems", Editorial Board Member of Scientific Journal "Computer Systems and Networks", Program Committee Member of International Scientific Conference "Advanced Computer Systems ands Networks: Design and Application".

    • 20.11.2017 – 01.12.2017 – Participant of the „Advanced School on Programmable System-on-Chip for Scientific Instrumentation”, Completed in International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.

Contact: vmelnyk [at] kul.lublin.pl

Krzysztof Bartyzel, PhD

Fields of Interest:

    • Image processing,

    • software development,

    • algorithms and optimization

Current research:

Continuation of research on the development of adaptive filters, both in terms of improving computational performance and increasing the possibility of removing noise from digital images

International cooperation:

K. Bartyzel “Basic mechanisms of Brownian String analysis and manipulation”, Journal of Applied Computer Science, pp 7-22, 2018

K. Bartyzel “Computational Complexity and Numerical Optimization of Adaptive Kuwahara Filter”, Journal of Applied Computer Science, pp 7-22, 2017

K. Bartyzel “Adaptive Kuwahara filter”, Signal Image and Video Processing 10 (4), pp.663–670, 2016

Joanna Kapusta, PhD

Fields of interest

Algorithms, computational complexity, cryptography

Current research

Research concerns polynomial transformation algorithms and issues regarding cryptography and data protection as well applications of these algorithms in e-voting system, broadcast encryption and secret sharing.

International cooperation

Reviewer of articles in the fields of numerical analysis and theoretical computer science for Mathematical Reviews journal published by the American Mathematical Society.

Rafał Lizut, PhD

Fields of interest: Systems Management and Design, AI, ML, Robotics

Current research: AI in business, economy and management; system analysis and design;  enterprise security;

International cooperation:

- The Director for Science Advancement, Development and International Cooperation, St. Mary Polytechnic, Nigeria;

- A Board of Directors Member of the Society: Initiative For Development, Knowledge Advancement and Cooperation, Nigeria;

- The General Representative of the Dnieprietrovsk's Union of Poles in Ukraine;

- A professor at DDUVS (Ukraine)

- Guest lecturer at NUST, Windhoek, Namibia; St Xavier's University, Kolkata, India; St. John's University/New York, USA; University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland and others

- grants/stipends: 

      • Support of management of the research infrastructure in Poland (the SIMS project). Fraunhofer Research Institute, Germany; Max Planck Institute Germany, IBM Research Institute, USA 
      • The Bednarowski Trust Visiting Fellowship  The Aberdeen University, ScotlandThe Bednarowski Trust Visiting Fellowship The Aberdeen University, Scotland

Jakub Lasyk, M.Sc.

Interests: IT networks, cyber security, artificial intelligence, photography, health.

Current research: IT network and database protection.

Contact: jakublasyk [at] kul.lublin.pl

Paweł Łuciuk Master of Arts

Interests: computer animation, 3D graphics, game development, 3D mapping, prototyping electronics

Current research: "BOX mapping" - Interactive multimedia system based on 3D projection mapping, analyzing data from sensors, game development and computer animation.

Contact: pawelluciuk [at] kul.lublin.pl

Marcin Płonkowski, PhD in computer science

Fields of interest (neural network, speech recognition, neural cryptography)

Current research (artificial intelligence, machine learning)

International cooperation

Marcin Płonkowski, Using bands of frequencies for vowel recognition for Polish language, International Journal of Speech Technology, Volume 18, Issue 2, 2015, P. 187-193.

Marcin Płonkowski, Paweł Urbanowicz, The use of pitch in Large-Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition System, Przegląd Elektrotechniczny Tom: 92, 8/2016, P. 78-81.

Marcin Płonkowski, Paweł Urbanowicz, Using full covariance matrix for CMU Sphinx-III speech recognition system, Przegląd Elektrotechniczny Tom: 94, 7/2018, P. 102-104

Contact: marcin.plonkowski [at] kul.pl

Krzysztof Buszowski, M.Sc.

Fields of interest: machine learning, supervised learning, computer vision

Contact: krzysztof.buszowski [at] kul.pl

Michał Horodelski, M.Sc.

 

Krzysztof Król, M.Sc.

Contact: krkrol [at] kul.lublin.pl

Dorota Pukacz, M.Sc.

 

Kamil Zieliński, MSc

Fields of interest: Programming paradigms, modern programming languages, programming languages for data science

Current research: Multithreading programming in programming languages for data science