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TOMSK, Nov 30 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics
(TUSUR) and Cognitive Technologies company will prepare specialists for
cognitive technologies branch, be engaged in scientific projects and their
certification and metrology on the basis of joint laboratory which was opened
on Friday in Tomsk university, TUSUR press service reported.
Earlier it was reported that the Cognitive
Technologies company and the administration of the Tomsk region signed the
cooperation agreement in the sphere of the artificial intelligence (AI) at the
forum U-NOVUS-2018 which took place in October. One of joint projects concerns
creation of test platforms and grounds of the AI systems in Tomsk, which were
supposed to be placed on the basis of the scientific and industrial
According to the press service, the laboratory of
cognitive technologies – the joint project of the Tomsk university and leading
world developer of systems of artificial intelligence for pilotless vehicles of
the Cognitive Technologies company was opened on November 30 in TUSUR.
"It is the university project which efficiency
will be defined, first of all, by training for the new industry therefore a
task of laboratory is to become some point where training, researches and
development, certification of projects, work connected with metrics for the
systems of computer sight takes place", – the head of Cognitive
Technologies Olga Uskova is quoted in the message.
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It is added that opening of laboratory was preceded by
four years of work with researchers and developers of TUSUR on separate pilot
projects of the sphere connected with creation of systems of artificial
intelligence: "We found out that those teams of students and teachers
which are given by TUSUR are in the most world top on quality", – Uskova
It is noted that start of laboratory will allow TUSUR
to involve other companies in collaboration – world leaders of high-tech
industry. According to Uskova, Tomsk and TUSUR can become the world center for
cognitive technologies in the next 10 years, first of all, for preparation of
sensors for the new robotic world.