Artificial intelligence will help to recognize the types or categories of new items in the museum collection

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Moscow. August 18. INTERFAX.RU – An open online competition in the field of machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data, which was held as part of the Digital Breakthrough competition, one of the flagship projects of the presidential platform Russia – Land of Opportunities, has ended.

Within the framework of the task, 1,772 solutions were developed from the Ministry of Culture of Russia. The participants trained artificial intelligence to recognize the types or categories of new items in the museum fund when they are added to the general database. For this task, 92 people completed the championship with positive results.

“I would like to thank you for the opportunity to act as a partner and provide our pilot dataset on categorizing cultural heritage objects. The solutions presented by the participants will certainly be taken into account and used in our work. The development and development of technologies in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence are the most important tasks. I would like to note that the Ministry of Culture faces a large-scale task: about 75 million objects should be included in the state catalog. Thank you very much for the feedback and decisions from the participants, “said Deputy Director of the Department of Cinematography and Digital Development of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Roman Matusar. The list of winners is available here.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation for supporting the IT championship within the framework of the federal project” Artificial Intelligence “, namely, assistance in obtaining urgent problems. Development of solutions and algorithms for ministries and departments is an important direction for the state. for winning the championship and presented interesting, promising solutions. You are all very much needed by the industry, we are proud of you! Thank you very much for creating innovations, accelerating the digital transformation of business and the state, “said Alexei Agafonov, Deputy Director General of the ANO” Russia – a Land of Opportunities ” …

“In total, 8366 solutions were uploaded. The geography of participants is wide: specialists from 82 regions, more than 450 settlements took part in the competition. Most of the participants in the following age categories: 18-25 (73.2%) and 26-35 (18.9% These are great results, thanks to all participants for your enthusiasm and passion for professional development! ” – noted the deputy director of RAEC Sergey Grebennikov.

The top 5 cities in terms of the number of registrations for the Digital Breakthrough Championship include Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar and Kazan.

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