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.
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.
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
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