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Dr. Cyril Rakovski

Associate Professor
Schmid College of Science and Technology; Mathematics
Office Location: Keck Center for Science and Engineering 361
Phone: (714) 997-6945
Scholarly Works:
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Sofia University, Bachelor of Arts
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Master of Science
Harvard University, Ph.D.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Zheng J, Fu G, Abudayyeh I, Yacoub M, Chang A, Feaster WW, Ehwerhemuepha L, El-Askary H, Du X, He B, Feng M, Rakovski C. A high precision machine learning algorithm to classify left and right outflow tract ventricular tachycardia. Frontiers in Physiology. 2021;12:83.
Watkins C, Berardi V, Rakovski C. Pitcher effectiveness: a step forward for in game analytics and pitcher evaluation. Mathematics and Sports. 2021;2(2):1-8.
Zheng J, Rakovski C. On the application of principal component analysis to classification problems. Data Science Journal. 2021;20(26):1-6.
Zheng J, Fu G, Anderson K, Chu H, Rakovski C. A 12-Lead ECG database to identify origins of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmia containing 334 patients. Scientific Data. 2020 Mar 23;7(1):1-0.
Zheng J, Chu H, Struppa D, Zhang J, Yacoub M, El-Askary H, Chang A, Ehwerhemuepha L, Abudayyeh I, Barrett A, Fu G. Optimal Multi-Stage Arrhythmia Classification Approach. Scientific reports. 2020 Feb 19;10(1):1-7.
Ehwerhemuepha L, Pugh K, Grant A, Taraman S, Chang A, Rakovski C, Feaster W. A Statistical-Learning Model for Unplanned 7-Day Readmission in Pediatrics. Hospital Pediatrics. 2020 Jan 1;10(1):43-51.
Anderson K, Sparks L, Zheng J, Rakovski C. Identifying behavioral differences between people with and without previous cancer diagnosis. Cogent Social Sciences. 2020 Jan 1;6(1):1728950.
Zheng J, Zhang J, Danioko S, Yao H, Guo H, Rakovski C. A 12-lead electrocardiogram database for arrhythmia research covering more than 10,000 patients. Scientific Data. 2020 Feb 12;7(1):1-8.
Ehwerhemuepha L, Sok H, Rakovski C. A more powerful unconditional exact test of homogeneity for 2× c contingency table analysis. Journal of Applied Statistics. 2019 Apr 9:1-1.
Rodriguez L, Rakovski C, Allali M, El-Askary H. Long-term variability of gauged precipitation over California and Its links to circulation patterns. InPatterns and mechanisms of climate, paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental changes from low-latitude regions 2019 (pp. 95-98). Springer, Cham.
Odeyemi Y, Pollind M, Peeler R, Nozawa K, Vesely D, Page A, Rakovski C, El-Askary H. Review of Climate Research and Funding 1993~ 2017: A Multinomial Logistic Regression Approach. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATICS LETTERS. 2019 Jul 8;1(2):94-101.
Ehwerhemuepha L, Bendig D, Steele C, Rakovski C, Feaster W. The Effect of Malnutrition on the Risk of Unplanned 7-Day Readmission in Pediatrics. Hospital pediatrics. 2018 Apr 1;8(4):207-13.
Ehwerhemuepha L, Finn S, Rothman M, Rakovski C, Feaster W. A Novel Model for Enhanced Prediction and Understanding of Unplanned 30-Day Pediatric Readmission. Hospital pediatrics. 2018 Aug 9:hpeds-2017.
Al-Majid S, Carlson N, Kiyohara M, Faith M, Rakovski C. Assessing the Degree of Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue Among Critical Care, Oncology, and Charge Nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2018 Jun 1;48(6):310-5.
Levesque E, Ketterer A, Memon W, James C, Barrett N, Rakovski C, Frisch F. The Chapman Bone Algorithm: A Diagnostic Alternative for the Evaluation of Osteoporosis.
Mason MJ, Zachary VA, Berriman J, Mason AB, Rakovski CS, Wright WG. Reduced tenacity during “high-speed” territorial encounters in the intertidal owl limpet, Lottia gigantea: Agonistic escalation increases risk of wash-off. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology. 2018 Dec 1;509:71-81.
Barrett ND, James CW, Tam JP, Levesque ES, Ketterer AS, Memon WR, Rakovski CS, Frisch F. Evaluating the predictive quality of the Chapman bone algorithm using aggregated data sets. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health. 2018 Dec 24;6(1):38-43.
Al-Majid S., Vuncanon B., Carlson N., Rakovski C. "The Effect of Offloading Heels on Sacral Pressure." AORN Journal 106.3 (2017): 194-200.
Thang, K., Au, K., Rakovski, C. and Prakash, A. (2016), Effect of phytosanitary irradiation and methyl bromide fumigation on the physical, sensory, and microbiological quality of blueberries and sweet cherries. J. Sci. Food Agric., 96: 4382–4389. doi:10.1002/jsfa.7648
Phytosanitary Irradiation Preserves the Quality of Fresh Blueberries and Grapes during Storage. Tong J, Rakovski C, Prakash A. HortScience, 2015, 5 vol. 50 no. 11, 1666-1670.
Ripening Quality of ‘Bartlett’ Pears (Pyrus communis L.) Subjected to Phytosanitary X-ray Irradiation Treatment Followed by Simulated Retail Display. Sea S, Rakovski C, Prakash A. HortScience, 2015 vol. 50 no. 2 279-287
A post-hoc Unweighted Analysis of Counter-Matched Case-Control Data. Rakovski C, Langholz B. Int J Biostat. 2015 Aug 26. pii: /j/ijb.ahead-of-print/ijb-2014-0018/ijb-2014-0018.xml. doi: 10.1515/ijb-2014-0018. [Epub ahead of print]
On the analysis of phylogenetically paired designs. Funk JL, Rakovski CS, Macpherson JM. Ecol Evol. 2015 Feb;5(4):940-7. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1406. Epub 2015 Jan 30
Effects of exercise on biobehavioral outcomes of fatigue during cancer treatment: results of a feasibility study. Al-Majid S, Wilson LD, Rakovski C, Coburn JW. Biol Res Nurs. 2015 Jan;17(1):40-8. doi: 10.1177/1099800414523489. Epub 2014 Feb 25.
Low-dose irradiation can be used as a phytosanitary treatment for fresh table grapes. Kim GC, Rakovski C, Caporaso F, Prakash A. J Food Sci. 2014 Jan;79(1):S81-91. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12307.
Effect of gamma irradiation treatment at phytosanitary dose levels on the quality of ‘Lane Late’ navel oranges. Postharvest Biology and Technology; 86: 91-99: 2013.
Computational methods for climate data. WIREs Comput Stat doi: 10.1002/wics.1213; 2012.
Commercial scale irradiation for insect disinfestation preserves peach quality.Radiation Physics and Chemistry; 81(6):697-704; 2012.
Nurses’ perception of and participation in continuing nursing education: results from a study of psychiatric hospital nurses in Bahrain. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing; 43(5):230-40; 2012.
Higher IL-6 and IL6:IGF ratio in patients with Barth syndrome. Journal of Inflammation; 9:25; 2012.
A regression-based study using jackknife replicates of HINTS III data: Predictors of the efficacy of health information seeking. Journal of Communication in Healthcare; 5(3):163-170; 2012.
Modeling measurement error in tumor characterization studies, C. Rakovski, D. Weisenberger, P. Marjoram, P. Laird, K. Siegmund. BMC Bioinformatics 2011; Jul 13; 12(1):284.
A two-light version of the classical hundred prisoners and a light bulb problem: optimizing experimental design through simulations, A. Barrett, C. Rakovski. Chapman E Journal, Vol 2(2), 2011.
Effect of maillard reaction products on antioxidant capacity in ground chicken breast, L. Miranda, C. Rakovski, L. Ware. In press (Meat Science).
A simulation-based study on the significance rank of the disease susceptibility loci in family-based candidate gene studies, L. Brown, C. Rakovski. Chapman E Journal Vol 2, 2010.
Haplotype variety analysis of human populations: an application to HapMap data, M. Creek, C. Rakovski. Chapman E Journal Vol 2, 2010.
A kinship-based modification of the Armitage trend test to address hidden population structure and small differential genotyping errors, C. Rakovski, D. Stram. PLoS One 2009; Jun 8; 4(6):e5825.