Assoc. Prof. Alan Jović

Ph.D. in Computer Science

Department of Electronics, Microelectronics, Computer and Intelligent Systems (ZEMRIS)

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER)

Unska 3, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia


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E-mail: alan.jovic[at]

Room: D340

Phone: +385 1 6129 548

Fax: +385 1 6129 653

Short biography

  • Alan Jović was born on September 24th, 1982 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated with a degree in computer science at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) on July 13th 2006. He received his Ph.D. at FER on April 20th, 2012, with the topic: "Data mining of biomedical time series based on computer framework for feature extraction." He worked as expert assistant at the Institute Rudjer Boskovic, Zagreb (09/16 - 03/17), as assistant at FER, department ZEMRIS (04/07 - 04/12), as senior assistant at FER, ZEMRIS (05/12 - 5/16), as assistant professor (06/16 - 03/2020), and as associate professor (04/2020 till today). ...MORE

Educational activities (in Croatian)

FER-2 program

FER-3 program

  • Software engineering (SE)
  • Introduction to data science (ITDS)

Mentoring (in Croatian)

  • Seminar
  • Project
  • Bachelor thesis
  • Graduate seminar
  • Graduate project
  • Master thesis

Research interests

  • Knowledge discovery in datasets (data mining)
  • Computer analysis of biomedical time-series, particularly heart rate variability
  • Ontologies and ontological languages for semantic web
  • Information-based time-series modeling

Selected publications

  • A. Jovic, K. Brkic, G. Krstacic, Detection of congestive heart failure from short-term heart rate variability segments using hybrid feature selection approach. BSPC, 2019.
  • A. Jovic, F. Jovic, Classification of cardiac arrhythmias based on alphabet entropy of heart rate variability time series. BSPC, 2017.
  • F. Jovic, A. Jovic, D. Krmpotic Quality control engineering in automated ceramic tile production using a signal information content approach. ADVEI, 2013.
  • A. Jovic, N. Bogunovic, Evaluating and Comparing Performance of Feature Combinations of Heart Rate Variability Measures for Cardiac Rhythm Classification. BSPC, 2012.
  • A. Jovic, N. Bogunovic, Electrocardiogram analysis using a combination of statistical, geometric, and nonlinear heart rate variability features. AIIM, 2011.


Participation in projects

  • 2006-2007 EU FP6 research project Heartfaid
  • 2008-2009 Industry project "Inteligent data analysis of car insurance policies" for the "CROATIA osiguranje, d.d." insurance company
  • 2015-2018 Scientific project "A software system for parallel analysis of multiple heterogeneous time series with application in biomedicine", early career project of Croatian Science Foundation (in Croatian).
  • 2018-2021 Industrial research (IRI) project "Research and development of a system for detection of fatigue and distraction in drivers - DFDM", FER - Xylon d.o.o.
  • 2019-2021 Industry project "Inteligent data analysis of basic retail portfolio" for the "CROATIA osiguranje, d.d." insurance company