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College of Science and Engineering Explores Artificial Intelligence

YEREVAN, Armenia – On January 29, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) held a presentation by Vahe Hakobyan on “Artificial Intelligence and its Applications.” The event was attended by CSE faculty, students, various Program Chairs, and outside guests.

The presentation focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a field of study that aims to build and design intelligent, rational, and human-like agents, possessing the ability to draw conclusions and learn from past experience. The main content of the talk covered general principles of learning and the process of knowledge discovery from data. Two scientific fields closely tied to the field of AI were discussed: machine learning and data mining.

Vahe Hakobyan is a Data Scientist at Monitis CJSC, a student at the University of Bonn (faculty of Computer Science, awarded with a DAAD scholarship), and has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Yerevan State University. Previously, he was a Student Research Assistant at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in the department of Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems. He has experience in software engineering and is also an active member of the SOAR non-profit organization, which provides humanitarian relief to orphaned Armenian children.

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.

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Vahe Hakobyan on “Artificial Intelligence and its Applications”

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The event was attended by CSE faculty, students, various Program Chairs, and outside guests

 

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