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Sergey Butakov

Sergey Butakov, PhD, CISA


Dr. Butakov holds PhD in Computer Science from Altai State University, Russia. He authored and co-authored more than 40 publications. In the last 15 years Dr. Butakov served as principal researcher in various industry and university funded research projects. Dr. Butakov has taught in universities in Russia, Nigeria, South Korea, and Canada. He is interested in information systems security, text search, plagiarism detection, software development, and artificial intelligence.

Research areas:
Plagiarism Detection, Intellectual Property Protection, Computer Network Traffic Analysis

Research projects:
Various research projects in the area of plagiarism detection, ISSAM Research Cluster

Relevant publications:
Journal papers:
Butakov, S., Dyagilev, V., & Tskhay, A. (2012). Protecting students’ intellectual property in the web plagiarism detection process. The International Review of Research In Open And Distance Learning, 13(5), 1-19.

Butakov S., Barber C. Protecting Student Intellectual Property in Plagiarism Detection Process. British Journal of Educational Technology Volume 43, Issue 4, pages E101–E103, July 2012

Odinma, A. C., Butakov, S. and Grakhov, E.(2011) ‘Improving the browsing experience in a bandwidth limited environment through traffic management‘, Information Technology for Development, Vol. 17, Iss. 4, 2011, pp 306-318,

Butakov S. and Scherbinin V. The Toolbox for Local and Global Plagiarism Detection. Computers and Education. Vol. 2, Issue4, May 2009, pp. 781-788

Odinma A.C., Butakov S., Bollou F., Grakhov E. Planning, Designing & Implementing an Enterprise Network in a Developing Nation. Int. J.

Enterprise Network Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2008, pp. 301-317.

For a complete list of Dr. Butakov’s publications, please visit his personal website.