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Alexander Sirotkin


  • Ph. D. student Computer Science (Applied Math) St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia now (Dec., 2005 – Dec., 2008)
  • M.Sc. Mathematics Mathematics and Mechanics Department of St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia 2005 (Sept., 2000–Jul., 2005)


  • Bayesian inference:
    • Bayesian networks.
    • Rating systems.
  • Computational Genomics and Proteomics:
    • Paired de Bruijn graphs in genome assembling.


  1. A. L. Tulupyev, S. I. Nikolenko, A. V. Sirotkin. Bayesian Networks: A Probabilistic Logic Approach. St.-Petersburg, Nauka, 2006. 608 p (in Russian)
  2. A. L. Tulupyev, A. V. Sirotkin, S. I. Nikolenko  Bayesian belief networks: probabilistic logic inference in acyclic directed graphs. St.-Petersburg, St.-Petersburg state university press, 2009. 400 p. (in Russian)
  3. S.I. Nikolenko, A.V. Sirotkin. Worst-case upper bounds for SAT: automated proof. Student Session Proceedings, 15th European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (ESSLLI 2003). Vienna, Austria, 2003. P. 225–232.
  4. Sergey I. Nikolenko, Alexander Sirotkin Extensions of the Trueskill™ Rating System // Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Application of Fuzzy Systems and Soft Computing, Prague, Czech Republic August 26-27, 2010, pp. 156-165.
  5. S.I. Nikolenko, A.V. Sirotkin. A New Bayesian Rating System for Team Competitions. To appear in Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2011), 2011.


  • Participant of the 15th European Summer School in language, logic and information (ESSLLI 2003), held in Vienna, Austria. August 2003
  • Participant of the IV International Seminar “Integrated models and soft computing in artificial intelligence”, Kolomna, Russia. May 2007
  • Participant of the V International Seminar “Integrated models and soft computing in artificial intelligence”, Kolomna, Russia. May 2009
  • Organizer of the International Seminar for junior scientists, Kolomna, Russia. May 2009