Professor Tatiana A. Gavrilova (Department of Information Technologies in Management, St. Petersburg University) took part in the round table "Artificial Intelligence: pro et contra" in Budapest as an expert from the Russian side.
On April 13, an international round table "Artificial Intelligence: pro et contra" was held at the Russian Cultural Center in Budapest (Hungary). The meeting was attended by the Russian side:
- A.S. Sigov, academic representative of the Russian Academy of Sciences, president of MTU;
- G.S. Osipov, President of the Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence, Deputy Director of FIC "Informatics and Management" (Russian Academy of Sciences);
- T.A. Gavrilova, Doctor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Professor and Head of Information Technologies in Management Department (Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University);
- N.M. Rumyantseva, Vice-President, Executive Director of "Nikitsky Club".
From the Hungarian side took part in the discussion:
- Jozef Vanza, Head of the Laboratory of Engineering and Industrial Intelligence, Institute of Computing Machinery and Automation (Hungarian Academy of Sciences);
- Dr. Istvan Ulbert, Head of the Comparative Psychophysiology Unit, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (Hungarian Academy of Sciences);
- Jozef Dombi, representative of the Institute of Informatics of the Faculty of Science and Informatics, Szeged University;
- Janos Levendovski, Deputy Dean for Science and International Cooperation, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Budapest University of Technology;
- Gabor Prosecki, Director of the Institute of Linguistics (Hungarian Academy of Sciences);
- Hamido Fujita, Director of the Laboratory of Intellectual Software, Iwate University (Japan) .
The participants of the round table examined the trends and approaches in the history of research in the field of artificial intelligence, emphasized the importance of defining the concept of artificial intelligence as an interdisciplinary discipline. During the discussion, a general assessment was made of this phenomenon from the point of view of practical significance. In speeches of scientists from both countries, attention was also focused on the definition of modern trends and traditional contradictions, real and imaginary threats to mankind from intellectual systems, various approaches in modern directions of development of such systems, analysis of the most advanced achievements and their impact on education, business and other spheres Activities. The importance of interaction of all cognitive sciences in the study of artificial intelligence was underlined, modern problems facing its creators were discussed.
Taking into account the importance of the problems of artificial intelligence for the future of humanity, the participants in the meeting spoke in favor of continuing the exchange of experience in this field.
Details of the round table are available on the website of the Russian Center in Budapest.