Summer School of Information Technologies: Applied Modeling and Knowledge Management

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Program Description

Summer School of Information Technologies: Applied Modeling and Knowledge Management

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

The course introduces the essence of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and gives students understanding of principles of knowledge representation models construction in artificial intelligence systems.

Applied Modeling

The course introduces the essence of the Unified Modeling Language (UML). It comprises detailed description of the recent version of the language and practical recommendations how to model applied program systems. The course forms long-term competitive advantage for students. The matter is skills in ordinary programming technologies become obsolete in a year or two, but the UML is valid for decades.

Knowledge Management and Semantic Technologies

The course is intended for undergraduate and graduate students who study information technologies and neighbouring disciplines.

The primary objective of the course is to present practical methods of knowledge capture, structuring, representation and dissemination using semantic technologies.

The course begins with an overview of knowledge concept, main classifications and differences from data. It includes knowledge acquisition, knowledge structuring methods (mind mapping, concept mapping, etc), basics of knowledge representation and ontological engineering, semantic search and knowledge dissemination. It also describes semantic web technologies and linked data, discuss the difference between knowledge processes and knowledge management processes, provides an overview of software for knowledge management and analyses case studies. Special attention will be devoted to knowledge processing in management consulting, where enterprise architecture and business strategy knowledge are in focus.

Russian Civilization

The course’s main goal is to give students a coherent knowledge of Russia’s historical background relevant to its realities of the last decades, to analyze the major lines of the country’s transformation theory and features of its practical implementation at the last stages of the Communist experiment and post-Communist chaotic dismantlement of the country, to disclose and evaluate achievements and failures of ultra-liberal recipes for the post-Communist modernization and its most prominent features, thus contributing for better understanding of Russia’s present stage of development.

Included cultural activities

  • Night city tour and party on the boat
  • Picnic on the beach of the Finnish Gulf


Last updated January 5, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
July 2016
Duration
Duration
11 days
Price
Price
410 EUR
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for non-EU citizens. May 15 for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries.
Start date July 2016
Place
Russia St. Petersburg
Application deadline Request Info
for non-EU citizens. May 15 for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries.
End date Request Info
Duration 11 days
Price 410 EUR