UIS RUSSIA: A multifunctional resource for research, education and public administration.
Oleg Karasev, Economic faculty of Moscow State University
Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
The University Information System RUSSIA (UIS RUSSIA, http://uisrussia.msu.ru
) has been designed and is maintained as a digital library for research and education in economics and social sciences. It is a core of distributed networks of knowledge products. Oleg will discuss the main technological innovations of this system, which include value-added services to assist research such as advanced cross-collection search engine, system of subject headings, Thesaurus, etc. The innovative technology for automatic linguistic text processing was developed and implemented within the framework of the project. This makes it possible to integrate different information resources due to bilingual (Russian-English) technology of intellectual text processing. In addition, he will talk about the latest addition to this project, Statistical Ontology, which is aimed at integrating data and knowledge products to create a unified statistical database based on different sources.
The UIS RUSSIA system has been initially designed to serve not only Russian researchers, but also foreign specialists on Russia and international organizations. The team is interested in establishing collaboration with foreign partners in the field of technological innovations, data distribution, and knowledge management.
Oleg Karasev received his Ph.D. in 1998 from the Economic faculty of Moscow State University (MSU). Since 1998, he has worked at MSU, as chair of macroeconomic regulation and planning. He also fulfils the duties of deputy director of named Chair on educational work. His main scientific projects are dedicated to e-government and also to the use of distant learning technologies.