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  • How Human Thinking Works and Why It Why It Can Fail Us

    Now that artificial intelligence is gaining momentum, concerns are emerging that it will eventually take over humans’ roles in certain occupations and make them obsolete. To dispel these worries, Natalya Andriyanova, a PhD in Psychology and senior lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology at St. Petersburg State University, gave a lecture at the Open Week of Cognitive Experiments, where she shares about how we think and what kinds of mistakes only a human can make.

    27.08.2019

  • ITMO Graduate Mikhail Galkin on PhD Studies in Germany and the Importance of Believing in Oneself

    Having graduated from ITMO University’s double-degree PhD program with the University of Bonn, Mikhail Galkin decided to stay in science despite numerous work offers from leading companies. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the researcher shares about his experience of studying in Germany, working with industrial partners and traveling the globe while at it.

    25.04.2019

  • ITMO University Hosts Final Round of NTI Competition for University Students

    On April 18, the results of the Competition of the National Technology Initiative were announced at ITMO University. The event brought together students from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk, who had three days to solve three tasks focusing on such topics as mathematical statistics, machine learning algorithms, and distributed computing infrastructure. The winners of the competition will receive an opportunity to enroll in one of ITMO’s Master’s programs without needing to take entrance exams, as well as receive a paid internship at the University’s research laboratories.

    19.04.2019

  • Head of Greenhouse of Social Technologies on Making the Best of AI

    The role of technology grows with each passing day, but what about the public awareness of our ability to control its consequences? At an open lecture dedicated to the topics of comprehension, transparency, and accountability of digital systems that took place in St. Petersburg, Head of the Greenhouse of Social Technologies Alexey Sidorenko spoke about both the advantages that AI offers and the potential dangers associated with its development.

    27.02.2019

  • Head of Greenhouse of Social Technologies on Making the Best of AI

    The role of technology grows with each passing day, but what about the public awareness of our ability to control its consequences? At an open lecture dedicated to the topics of comprehension, transparency, and accountability of digital systems that took place in St. Petersburg, Head of the Greenhouse of Social Technologies Alexey Sidorenko spoke about both the advantages that AI offers and the potential dangers associated with its development.

    27.02.2019

  • ITMO Scientists Analyzed Gaming Behavior to Predict Players’ Gender

    ITMO University researchers managed to determine players’ gender based on the data garnered via an online gaming platform. In this, they were one of the first to apply machine learning to analyze a large body of gaming data. The innovative approach has the potential to improve the personal recommendations system for a more targeted offering of games. It can also be used to detect gaming addictions. The research was presented at the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

    07.02.2019

  • Digital Trends of 2019, Part Two: Combined Intelligence, Personalized Content and 5G

    At the end of the year, tech companies look back on 2018 and make predictions for 2019. The past year was marked by advances in AI, major data privacy scandals and countless ups-and-downs of bitcoin. But what about the near future? Let’s take a look at the key predictions for the digital world of 2019. You can read the first part of the article here.

    04.01.2019

  • ITMO University and NEC Corporation to Cooperate on Development of Infocommunication Technologies

    ITMO and a leading Japanese telecom company NEC have signed a cooperation agreement, which stipulates that a state-of-the-art laboratory and data processing center will open at the University. The new institutions will focus on the development of infocommunication technologies in the fields of artificial intelligence, telecommunications, and the Internet of Things (IoT), including the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). More on the future cooperation in this article by ITMO.NEWS.

    29.12.2018

  • ITMO University and VR/AR Association Host Japan VR/AR Day in St. Petersburg

    With more than 16,000 members around the world, the VR/AR Association is the world’s largest community of developers and entrepreneurs in the field of VR and AR. Last week, ITMO University hosted this year’s third VR/AR Association meetup, dubbed the Japan AR/VR Day. Among the event’s speakers were representatives of major Japanese companies in the field of innovative technologies. They spoke about the varied applications of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies, as well as their potential when combined with technologies such as artificial intelligence. The meeting was organized in collaboration with ITMO University’s Educational Center of Graphic Technologies and Center of Usability and Mixed Reality. 

    29.11.2018

  • MTS Lead Architect Mikhail Mishurovsky on Collaboration with ITMO

    About a year ago, the MTS company started focusing on the development of AI-based products. A research group was formed as part of this new direction. The group’s specialists create virtual assistants, incorporate AI technologies in medicine and office management, as well as carry out two joint projects with ITMO University. Mikhail Mishurovsky, the lead architect of MTS’s AI research group, gave an open lecture about the company’s key projects in the field of artificial intelligence, the collaboration with ITMO, and the specialists of the future. ITMO.NEWS publishes the highlights of his speech.

    29.11.2018

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