AUA Faculty and Alumni Present at 11th International Computer Science and Information Technologies Conference

YEREVAN, Armenia – From September 25th to 29th, the National Academy of Science of Armenia and the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems held the 11th International Computer Science and Information Technologies (CSIT) conference in Yerevan. Several American University of Armenia (AUA) faculty members from the College of Science & Engineering (CSE) and one alumna attended and presented at the conference, including Dr. Hrachya Astsatryan, Dr. Armen Kostanyan, Sona Kurazyan, Dr. Gurgen Khachatryan, Dr. Michael Poghosyan, Dr. Suren Khachatryan, Dr. Armen Inants, and alumna Nareh Salmasian.

The aim of the conference was to encourage the exchange of scientific and technological information among researchers in the fields of computer science and information technologies.

Dr. Astsatryan delivered a presentation titled “Establishment of a Supercomputing Center in Armenia,” as well as moderated  sessions on “Information Technologies and Applications” and “Parallel and Distributed Computing.” Dr. Kostanyan moderated a special session titled “Design and Test,” in the scope of which he and Kurazyan conducted a presentation titled “Migration of a Net in a Slicing Floorplan.” Dr. Kostanyan later delivered a presentation on “Fuzzy String Matching with Finite Automata” as well. Dr. Poghosyan conducted a discussion on “Correlation of Cognitive Functions with Loss of Memory and Motor Skill Learning,” while “Information and Coding Theory” was moderated by Dr. Gurgen Khachatryan. In addition, Dr. Suren Khachatryan and Nareh Salmasian conducted a discussion and delivered a presentation on “Preliminary Particles Model of Unconstrained Examination Timetabling and its Optimization using Neural Networks.” Finally, “A Survey of Qualitative Spatial Representation and Reasoning Techniques,” was presented by Dr. Inants.   

Overall, more than 100 researchers and practitioners from Armenia, Belgium, China, France, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, and the USA presented  their results on over ten different topics in the fields of computer science and information technologies. For a detailed look at the conference agenda, visit their website.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.