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Svetlin Nakov – Research Projects

September 5, 2010
PhD Thesis: “Automatic Extraction of False Friends from Parallel Bilingual Corpus” (March 2007 – April 2010) Svetlin Nakov’s PhD thesis “Automatic Extraction of False Friends from Parallel Bilingual Corpus” is a scientific research in the area of computational linguistics. It conducts research on the cognates and false friends between Bulgarian and Russian and aims to
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X.509 Certificate Validation in Java: Build and Verify Chain and Verify CLR with Bouncy Castle

December 1, 2009
For one of my recent projects I needed to implement X.509 certificate validation library that validates a certificate across given set of trusted root certificated and a set of intermediate certificate. Initially I thought this is a problem that has already out-of-the-box solution in BouncyCastle but the CRL verification was found to be unpleasant to
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Measuring Semantic Similarity with Google

September 3, 2007
In the last year I am actively conducting research in computational linguistics and natural language processing. My PhD thesis concerns identification of cognates and false friends between Bulgarian and Russian. In short, false friends are pairs of words in two languages that sound similar but differ in their meaning. Identification of false friends is related