National Center for Cognitive Research: artificial intelligence in the service of professional activity

The article explores key aspects of the activities of the National Center for Cognitive Research of ITMO University, in terms of the development of the domestic ecosystem of intelligent digital products and services based on machine learning and cognitive technologies. It also covers the positioning of the Center’s research, key projects and based on them platform solutions in the following areas: the ecosystem of the digital personality and the use of intelligent technologies for industry tasks, smart cities, healthcare and other social spheres. From the paper you can also learn the principles of center’s approach to the education and training that is based on master's degree collaborative programs that allow to prepare experts who are able to use and implement the technologies mentioned above

Keywords: (1) machine learning, (2) cognitive technologies, (3)centers of the national technology initiative, (4) decision support systems, (5) digital personality, (6) big data, (7) digital avatar, (8) smart city, (9) digital healthcare


1. Decree № 642 of the President of the Russian Federation dated 01.12.2016  
2. Decree № 490 of the President of the Russian Federation dated 10.10.2019