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RVC Starts Recruitment of Experts to Take Part in Compiling AI Global Standards

27.06.2019
Source: ТASS

Obtain detailed information and apply for participation in SC42 sub-committee by July 15.

Russian Venture Company (RVC) announced the start of the bidding to the expert group of Artificial Intelligence technical committee for development of the AI standards at the Joint Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), according to RVC press service announcement on Thursday.

ISO and IEC are the key companies in charge of global standardization and the only companies that issue documents having the status of standards. SC42 Artificial Intelligence subcommittee of the Joint Technical Committee ISO/IEC is responsible for standardization of key digital technologies within these agencies.

“To involve Russian representatives into the global standardization process, the specialized technical committee based on RVC establishes an expert group that will participate in the projects implemented by SC42. <…> You can get detailed information and apply for participation in SC42 subcommittee as an expert by July 15. Bids are accepted from both individuals and legal entities that designated their representatives,” the announcement goes.

SC42 subcommittee consolidates 10 working groups that address different unification and AI technology quality support issues. The standards are elaborated as part of projects approved by voting of the subcommittee’s participants. Experts create global standards in terms and definitions, reference Big Data architecture, risk management and ethical issues. The next subcommittee’s meeting will be held on October 7-12 in Japan.

“Involvement in development of global standards: besides other global research and development activity, it will help protect interests of the domestic AI system developers on foreign markets and promote closer integration of the Russian science into the global community. It is critical to get down to this work not, at the inception of the regulatory framework, when rules of the game have not yet been recorded and can be elaborated taking into account the Russian companies’ interests to the greatest extent”, believes Sergey Garbuk, Chairman of the Technical Committee, Scientific Project Director at Higher School of Economics Research and Development University, who is quoted in the announcement.

RVC JSC is a public foundation of foundations, the Russian Federation development institute, a key tool of the state in establishment of the national innovative system, with the authorized capital exceeding RUB 30 billion. 100% capital is held by the Russian Federation represented by the Federal Agency for State Property Management of the Russian Federation (Rosimuschestvo). The foundations established by RVC JSC totaled to 27; their aggregate capital reached RUB 51.3 billion. RVC JSC share is RUB 26.8 billion.



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