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Prof. Andranik Tangian

Prof. Andranik Tangian

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Professor for Operational research, and Labour market and Social policy research


Email: andranik-tangian@boeckler.de


Qualifications

1989 Ph.D., Mathematical economics and artificial intelligence and cognition, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Russia

1979 M. S., Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Russia

1974 M.S., Moscow State University, Russia


Publications(Selected)

Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  1. Tangian A. (2014) Mathematical Theory of Democracy, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, xx, 615 pp.
  2. Tangian A. (2011) Flexicurity and Political Philosophy, New York, Nova Publishers, 208 pp.
  3. Tangian A. and J. Gruber (Eds.) (2002) Constructing and Applying Objective Functions. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, xii, 585 pp.
  4. Tangian A. and J. Gruber (Eds.) (1997) Constructing Scalar-Valued Objective Functions, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, viii, 298 pp.
  5. Lasker G. and Tangian A. (Eds.) (1996) Proceedings of the 1995 Symposium on Cybernetic Paradigms of Musical and Theatrical Performance, August 16–20, 1995, Baden-Baden, Windsor, Ontario: International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, 60 pp.
  6. Tangian (Tanguiane) A. (1993) Artificial Perception and Music Recognition, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, xv, 210 pp.
  7. Tangian (Tanguiane) A. (1991) Aggregation and Representation of Preferences: Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Democracy, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, ix, 331 pp.
  8. Alekseev Y., Andreeva E., Boroda M., and Tangian A. (Eds.) (1988) Quantitative Methods in Ethnomusicology and Music Theory, Moscow: Soviet Composer, 284 pp. (Russian)

Journals

  1. Tangian A. (2016) Policy representation of a parliament: the case of the German Bundestag 2013 election, Group Decision and Negotiation. (forthcoming, already available online)
  2. Tangian A. (2016) An election method to improve policy representation of a parliament, Group Decision and Negotiation. (forthcoming, already available online)
  3. Tangian A. (2014) Redefinition of the notion “democracy” in 19–20th centuries and political manipulations with it after the World War II, Questions of Jurisprudence, 3(25), 58–140. (Russian)
  4. Tangian A. (2013) German parliamentary elections 2009 from the viewpoint of direct democracy, Social Choice and Welfare, 40(3), 833–869.
  5. Tangian A. (2010) Evaluation of German parties and coalitions by methods of the mathematical theory of democracy, European Journal of Operational Research, 202, 294–307.
  6. Tangian A. (2010) Application of the mathematical theory of democracy to Arrow's Impossibility Theorem (How dictatorial are Arrow's dictators?), Social Choice and Welfare, 35(1), 135–167.
  7. Tangian A. (2009) Towards consistent principles of flexicurity, International Employment Relations Review, 14 (1), 14–38.
  8. Tangian A. (2009) Decent work: indexing European working conditions and imposing workplace tax. Transfer, 2009/3-4, 527–556.
  9. Seifert, H., und Tangian, A. (2009) Index "Qualität der Arbeit": Nordische Länder und Deutschland im Vergleich. WSI-Mitteilungen, 62 (2009/1), 52–57.
  10. Tangian A. (2008) Is Europe ready for flexicurity? Empirical evidence, critical remarks, and a reform proposal, Intereconomics, 43 (2), 99–111.
  11. Tangian A. (2008) Predicting DAX trends from Dow Jones data by methods of the mathematical theory of democracy, European Journal of Operational Research, 185, 1632–1662.
  12. Tangian A. (2008) A mathematical model of Athenian democracy, Social Choice and Welfare, 31, 537–572.
  13. Tangian A. (2008) Multi-criteria optimization of regional employment policy: A Simulation Analysis for Germany, Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, 20/2.
  14. Seifert, H., and A. Tangian. (2008) Flexicurité: Quel équilibre entre flexibilization du marché du travail et sécurisation sociale? La Revue de l'IRES, 56(1), 41–59.
  15. Seifert, H., und A. Tangian (2008). Flexicurity–gibt es ein Gleichgewicht zwischen Flexibilisierung des Arbeitsmarktes und sozialer Sicherung? WSI-Mitteilungen, 61 (2008/11), 627–635.