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International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Applications and Innovations

 
Before the opening of the conference


Cyprus, Nicosia, 31 october - 2 november 2018



Dear colleagues!

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT, Russia), the Center for the National Technological Initiative on Artificial Intelligence on the basis of MIPT, Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Nicosia, the University of Nicosia (UNIC, Cyprus), the Institute For the Future at the University of Nicosia and Scientific coordination Centre GNOSIS (Cyprus) invite you to take part in the scientific and practical international conference on the application of Artificial Intelligence in basic and applied research and development of new technologies (IC-AIAI- 2018).

The conference is the pilot of the Annual International Conference on the AI research and development (IC-AIAI-2018) organized under by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) together with its partners. The purpose of this Conference is support the expansion of the ecosystem for innovation and advancement of research and knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence in MIPT and the University of Nicosia, as well as creation of preconditions for wider application of the latest AI-technologies in fundamental research, development of innovative technologies, as well as in specific projects with industrial partners.

The IC-AIAI-2018 presents papers on current fundamental and applied research and on aspects related to the introduction of new technologies in the field of AI. Recognized experts from leading scientific and educational organizations, representatives of leading AI-companies, as well as researchers whose works have undergone independent professional review are invited to attend the conference.

The conference will present reports on the following scientific areas: Conversational AI, Expert systems, AI Infrastructure

Important dates:
For accepted papers, deadline for the submission of abstracts, interval 1.5,: October 15, 2018.
Ready-to-publish articles: October 29, 2008.
Instructions for writing articles can be downloaded at http://www.en-t.org/ai/ieee_a4_format.doc
Ready-to-publish articles: October 25, 2018.
Registration of participants: October 15, 2018.
Open the conference: October 31, 2018.


 
Steering Committee

Garichev Sergey, Vice-Rector for Research and Development of MIPT, Russia
Giaglis George, Director of the Institute For the Future at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Stasopoulos Costas, IEEE Region 8 2015-2016 Director, Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Vedyakhin Alexander, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia

Organizing Committee
Garichev Sergey, Vice-Rector for Research and Development, MIPT, Russia - Chairman
Gupaisova Alena, Director of the Press Service of MIPT, Russia
Kasyan Evgeniya, Department of International Admissions, University of Nicosia
Kuleshov Andrei, Director of the Center for Science and Technologies of Artificial Intelligence, MIPT, Russia
Prokhorov Sergei, Chairman of the Russian Branch of the IEEE Computer Society
Semenov Alexander, Executive Director of the Neuronet Industry Alliance, Russia
Utamishi Amalia, Director of the Scientific coordination Centre GNOSIS, Cyprus

Program Committee
Apraksin Dmitri, Head of IT Department, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Dvorkovich Alexander, corresponding member RAS, Director of the School of Radio Engineering and Computer Technologies MIPT
Makridakis Spyros, Professor of the University of Nicosia, Emeritus Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD
Nazarov Victor, Director of the School of Biological and Medical Physics, MIPT
Raigorodsky Andrey, Director of the School of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, MIPT
Shumsky Sergey, Vice-President of the Russian Association of Neuroinformatic
Vedyakhin Alexander, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Sberbank of Russia

Keynote speakers
 


 

 

Sergey Garichev, Vice-Rector for Research and Development of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Alexander Vedyakhin, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia
 

Alexander Semenov, Executive Director of the Neuronet Industry Alliance
 

George Giaglis, Director of the Institute For the Future at the University of Nicosia
 

Bruno Biankini, World Bank expert

Anastasia Bloom, AMB Advisory Office Director(UK)

Ed Godber, Life Sciences Ventures President, UK

Jennifer Georgeson, founder and CEO of So Just Shop

Stasopoulos Costas,IEEE Region 8 2015-2016 Director, Electricity Authority of Cyprus
 

Spyros Makridakis, Professor of the University of Nicosia, Emeritus Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD

Sigova Maria, Rector of the International Banking Institute
 
 

Garbuk Sergei, Deputy Director of the Foundation for Advanced Studies
 


 


Registration

To participate in the conference, please contact: ai2018@phystech.ai



Submission

We invite you to present the results of your work at one of the sections of the conference, having prepared and sent the abstracts of the report. Accepted for reviewing the original, not previously submitted to other conferences, articles in Russian and Russian on the relevant topics of the sections of the conference.
The volume of abstracts is 1 page of text in the interval 1.5.

Authors of the articles received positive reviews of reviewers can make a presentation at the conference, and the articles themselves will be devoted to publication in English in the collection "Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations", placed in the popular electronic library IEEE Xplore. The reports included in the collection will be reviewed and placed in the leading abstract databases Scopus and Web of Science. Authors, who received positive feedback and recommended for the publication of the article, will need to prepare its final version in the appropriate format, taking into account all the comments of experts. The volume of the article for the collection is up to 28 thousand characters. One of the authors will need to make a report on a section of the relevant topic. Absentee participation in the conference is not allowed.

Acceptance of abstracts - until September 15.
The acceptance of the reports, which have been reseated, is till October 25.
Instructions for writing articles can be downloaded at http://www.en-t.org/ai/ieee_a4_format.doc
Contact address for correspondence: ai2018@phystech.ai


Agenda

October 31. University of Nicosia, 10.00 – 13.00. PLENARY SESSION

Welcome remarks
George Giaglis
Director of the Institute For the Future at the University of Nicosia

Programme of the Moscow Institute of Physics nad Technology on Artificial Intelligence
Sergey Garichev
vice-rector of MIPT for Research and Development

Implementation of trusted transactions using blockchain technology
Maria Sigova
Rector of the International Banking Institute

Application of AI technologies in banking
Alexander Vedyakhin
Senior vice-president, Sberbank of Russia

The impact of the blockchain revolution in commodity trading
Bruno Bianchini
World Bank consultant on global trade

Standardisation of trustworthiness of AI data processing
Sergey Garbuk
deputy Director-General of the Foundation for Advanced Research

Medical AI
Ed Godber
Life Sciences Ventures President

Artificial Intelligence: Impact of across Industries with a Global Investment Analysis Viewpoint
Alexey Volostnov
Director, Frost & Sullivan Russia and the FSU

Overview of the training materials and resources that Microsoft provides for use in the educational process and examples of AI implementation based on these solutions
Nikita Trubetskoy
Microsoft, Technology Consultant


 

November 1. 9.00 - 13.00. SECTION 1: CONVERSATIONAL AI

Moderator:
Sergey Shumsky
Director of Scientific Coordination Council of CAIST
Vice-president of the Russian Association of Neuroinformatics

This section will discuss challenges in the implementation of the conversational AI systems:

- Conversational systems – maintaining a dialogue, intent recognition, generation of replies
- Text meaning detection - text annotation, automatic generation of answers to questions regarding the meaning of a text

Sergey Shumsky. Scalable Natural Language Understanding: From Scratch, On The Fly
Valentin Malykh, Vladislav Lyalin. Named Entity Recognition in Noisy Domains
Valentin Malykh, Taras Khakhulin. Noise Robustness in Aspect Extraction Task
Vorontsov Konstantin. BigARTM open source project: advanced topic modelig with applications in text mining
Sergei Prokhorov. AI in Russia: past and present


 

November 1. 9.00 - 13.00. SECTION 2: EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH AI

Moderator:
Andrey Kuleshov
Advisor on international cooperation and coordination, CAIST

This section will discuss the matters related to practical applications of AI in the development of expert systems, such as:

- Knowledge representation – formalization of unstructured data in a knowledge base, implementation of a knowledge base on AI technologies
- Application of machine deep learning technologies to optimal management of mineral resource extraction sites
- Toolkit for collection, storage and retrieval of medical data and the use of AI for multimodal medical data analysis for medical decision support
- Image analysis and recognition using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network

Andrey Kuleshov. Formalizing AI system parameters in standardization of AI
Dmitriy Gavrilov, Alexander Melerzanov, Artem Gorodilov, Nikolay Schelkunov. Artificial intelligence: AI image recognition for healthcare
Artem Gorodilov, Dmitriy Gavrilov, Dmitriy Schelkunov. Neural networks for image and video compression
Victor Nazarov, Anton Belovolov, Dmitry Safonov. Project MAIYA (Medical Artificial Intelligence. Your Assistant)
Aleksandr Bukharev, Semen Budennyy, Olga Lokhanova, Boris Belozerov, Elena Zhukovskaya. The task of instance segmentation of mineral grains in digital images of rock samples (thin sections)
Artyom Tsanda, Aleksandr Bukharev, Semen Budennyy, Alla Andrianova. Well logging verification using machine learning algorithms
E.Valiakhmetov, D.S. Zuev, A.A. Marchenko, G. Nurhambetova, E.V. Tutubalina, A.F. Khasianov, Ilseyar Alimova. Lawyer's intellectual tool
Andrey Kuritsyn, Michail Kharlamov, Sergei Prokhorov, Dmitry Shcherbinin. Application of Artificial Intelligence Systems in the Process of Crew Training


 

November 1. 9.00 - 13.00. SECTION 3: INFRASTRUCTURE OF AI

Moderator:
Anthony Dzhoraev
Professional Solutions Manager, nVidia

Section will consider implementation of infrastructure required for the implementation of AI technology solutions:

- the structure and evolution of the AI technology stack
- AI hardware and its prospects (GPU, ASICs, neuromorphic and quantum chips)
- Software and cloud platforms for AI
- Neuromorphic systems
- Educational programmes of CAIST in MIPT

Eugeny Blagodarny, Alexander Vedyakhin, Andrey Raigorodsky. Development of educational projects on the basis of technological platforms with artificial intelligence: the experience of MIPT on the use of HighVox-platform
Maria Sigova, Inna Kruglova, Anna Zatevakhina, Oleg Klioutchnikov. Approaches to evaluating the function of prediction of decentralized applications
Dmitry Konyagin. NVidia professional solutions
Dmitry Apraksin. Nicky: Conversational AI platform for students and faculty. Case of University of Nicosia


 

November 2. 09.00 - 13.00. Side Event: BLOCKCHAIN INNOVATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

Moderator
Anastasia Bloom
Director, AMB Advisory Family Office and Private Clients (UK)

Panellists:
Ed Godber (Life Sciences Ventures, UK). Blockchain in Medical data systems
Dmitri Plakhov, Arian Zakharov. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies as modern "res publica" . Blockchain technology development strategy
Jennifer Georgeson (SoJustShop). Using blockchain to implement a fair trade platform
Kruglova Inna A., Dolbezhkin Valeriy A. "Objective barriers to the implementation of blockchain technology in the financial sector
Ivan Popkov (Croc). Blockchain in the enterprise - dream it, do it, do not fail it


 

Accommodation

A number of rooms have been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Limassol (http://limassol.crowneplaza.com/)at special rates. Please mention the conference code IC-AIAI-2018 when making the booking.
Organized transfer from Limassol to the University of Nicosia will be organized on 31 October at 9am, and return transfer upon completion of the days’ programme.



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