Artificial intelligence is the basis of technological development
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Today, within the framework of the International Week of Innovative Ideas "InnoWeek.Uz-2021", an International Conference on "Artificial Intelligence - the Basis of Technological Development" was held.
During the event, the Minister for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications Sherzod Shermatov, the Deputy Minister of Innovative Development Sh.Turdikulova, as well as foreign guests from the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tatarstan and Italy made speeches.
In his welcoming speech, Minister for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications Sherzod Shermatov noted the importance of developing artificial intelligence and introducing it into our daily life.
- On the basis of 4 higher educational institutions, more than 130 specialists in the field of artificial intelligence began to be trained, and 15 universities introduced courses and disciplines on the practical application of artificial intelligence in industries and sectors of the economy, public administration, - said Sh. Shermatov.
“In addition, training in the field of" Artificial Intelligence "is gradually being introduced in large universities. Since the 2021/2022 academic year, higher educational institutions and scientific organizations have allocated 77 (59 - in undergraduate and 18 - in magistracy) quotas for training in the direction of "Artificial Intelligence".
The Higher Attestation Commission has opened a special area of doctoral studies "Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence". Since 2022, 5 quotas have been allocated for doctoral studies in artificial intelligence and a target quota for independent researchers.
The El-Yurt Umidi Foundation allocated 30 quotas for short-term foreign scientific internships in the field of artificial intelligence, and the winners were sent to study at leading foreign universities in the USA, Russia, India and Great Britain, Sherzod Shermatov noted.
Prior to the start of her welcoming speech at the international conference, Deputy Minister of Innovative Development Sh.Turdikulova invited girls from the IT Queens team to the stage, which presented its project on the development of artificial intelligence at the annual conference Artificial Intelligence Journey on 12 November in Moscow and became one of the best international competition artificial intelligence for youth, and presented them with gifts.
In addition, during the event, Deputy Minister of Innovative Development Sh.Turdikulova noted important measures to create a favorable and optimal ecosystem for the development of innovative business models, products and services based on artificial intelligence technologies, their rapid implementation and use in certain priority sectors and industries. ...
- Within the framework of the Joint Alliance for the Development of Artificial Intelligence, the total cost of which is 30.039 billion soums, a total of 16 practical, innovative, fundamental and international projects planned for 2021-2024 are being implemented, said Sh. Turdikulova.
Noting the important facts of the development of the sphere, it was noted that the Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad al-Khorezmi and the Scientific Research Institute for the Development of Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence opened the direction of postgraduate education in the specialty - 05.01.11 - Digital technologies and artificial intelligence.
In addition, a total of 33 target quotas have been allocated for fundamental doctoral research and internships in artificial intelligence. Of these, 19 basic doctoral programs and 14 internships in the specialty "05.01.11-Digital technologies and artificial intelligence".
In the second season of the Urban.Tech Uzbekistan hackathon competition, which will be held in 2022, it is planned to implement projects on the use of artificial intelligence to solve the problem of routes.
Based on the foreign experience of the State Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index, a program of measures to improve the government's position in the Artificial Intelligence Index has been developed and submitted for approval to the Cabinet of Ministers.
Based on the foreign experience of the Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index, a program of measures to improve the position of the republic in the Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index was developed and submitted for approval by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Sh. Turdykova also noted that 10 young scientists selected in the field of digital technologies and artificial intelligence will be sent for short-term research internships in leading foreign scientific organizations in 2021-2022.
Also during the conference, it was noted that 5 information systems were introduced (grant.mininnovation.uz, phd.mininnovation.uz, ias.gov.uz, uzmip.uz, portal.spcenter.uz) for digital transformation of innovation, digitalization of innovation.