On 2 October 2017, a seminar on applied information systems and artificial intelligence with Russian and Belarusian participants involved was held at the Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Representatives of the Victor V. Martynov scientific school attended the seminar from the Belarusian side. Among them there were A.N. Gordey, Chief Researcher of the NASB Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research, Doctor of Philology, Professor; I.M. Boyko, Leading Researcher of the NASB Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research, Candidate of Technical Sciences; C.G. Rutkovsky, Senior Researcher of the NASB Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research; S.P. Vityaz, Deputy Director for Scientific and Innovative Work of the NASB Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research, Doctor of Historical Sciences; and V.V. Golenkov, Head of the Department of Intelligent Information Technologies of the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Chairman of the Belarusian branch of the Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor; and others.
Russian collegues were represented by V.F. Zadneprovsky, Director-General of the RSK SKIF, Deputy Director of the Institute of Program Systems of the Russian Academy of Sciences; G.S. Osipov, Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the Federal Research Center "Informatics and Management" of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor; S.K. Slavinsky, Deputy Director-General of the RSC SKIF.
An organizational meeting on the prospects for joint research, developments and their possible implementation within the framework of the programs of the Union State was also held. It was based on the results of the seminar. The meeting was held by P.A. Vityaz, Head of the NASB apparatus, Academician, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor. It was attended by V.V. Goncharov, Director of the NASB Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research, Candidate of Economics; A.V. Tuzikov, Director-General of the NASB United Institute of Informatics Problems, Co-director of the Interdepartmental Center for Artificial Intelligence of Belarus, Corresponding Member of the NAS of Belarus, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, Professor; and participants of the seminar.
As a result of these activities, the next stages of joint research have been planned. They are first of all aimed at creating algorithms and means of semantic analysis of arrays of multilingual information, as well as at creating software and hardware systems able to implement them. The parties emphasized the key importance of scientific developments of the V.V. Martynov school. They agreed on a draft concept of a scientific and practical program of the Union State of Belarus and Russia on the creation of applied intellectual tools for analyzing the current state of various fields of science and technology, identifying and assessing strategically important trends in their development in order to develop objectively grounded forecast recommendations on actual directions of scientific and technical activities.
The participants of the meeting also emphasized fundamental importance of interaction and cooperation between humanitarians, physicists, mathematicians, and technical sciences specialists. It was decided to apply for inclusion of the Innovation program in the number of programs of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. It was also decided to apply for the establishment of an interdisciplinary research center in Belarus working in this important area.