The faculty of the department are the original creators of the major that, since 2000, has been graduating programmers and analysts in the area of artificial intelligence in humanities, including linguistics, sociology and medicine.
The relevance of the program is born out of the extremely high interest in AI systems and technologies. Among the faculty of this department there are scientists who stood at the origins of the AI-related computer science in the USSR and Russia.
Important features of this program are:
Some of the most important disciplines of the program are: Logic of intelligent Systems, Algebraic methods in computer science, Methods of modern programming, Optimal control theory, Robot Sensory, Statistical methods of machine Learning, Soft computing, JSM method for automated support of research, Designing ontologies for systems based on knowledge.
The last two disciplines are based on the research of the professors reading these courses.
Areas of occupation: Education and science; Communication, information and communication technologies (programming, information resources, systems and technologies, systems analysis, data analysis).
Graduates of the Department work at Yandex, ABBY, the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Research Center "Informatics and Management", RSUH, the Higher School of Economics, a number of banks and computer companies (including the Russian branch of SAMSUNG).
M.A. studies comprise tracks 09.06.01 Informatics and computer engineering, 05.13.17 Theoretical foundations of informatics.