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ISSAI researchers are conducting a Kazakh Speech Corpus research study

Would you like such programs as Siri and Alexa to speak Kazakh? Scientists from the Institute of Smart Systems and Artificial Intelligence (ISSAI) of the Nazarbayev University are conducting a research study on the development of Kazakh language voice database. The aim is to collect voice data in the Kazakh language for the future use […]

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ISSAI Data Scientist – Daulet Baimukashev’s – work has been presented at ICRA-2020

We are proud to announce that the research paper “Shear, Torsion and Pressure Tactile Sensor via Plastic Optofiber Guided Imaging” by Daulet Baimukashev (Data Scientist at ISSAI), Zhanat Kappassov and Prof. Huseyin Atakan Varol has been presented at one of the most prestigious scientific conferences – 2020 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-2020). This […]

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Interview with Azamat Sarkytbayev – former ISSAI Research Assistant – on his work experience in ISSAI

Hello, Azamat! When did you join ISSAI? I joined ISSAI on January 6th, 2020 for a five-month internship. 2. Can you tell us what were your job responsibilities in ISSAI? What was your typical daily job routine? Usually I spent 80% of my time collecting data and 20% of my time complaining about data (joke […]

22 May 2020

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COVID-19 stochastic epidemic simulator on international media

International news websites like Pharmiweb and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine have written articles on ISSAI’s latest development – Stochastic Epidemic Simulator. In their articles they have explained how the simulator works, the importance of Big Data in helping to deal with epidemics, and mentioned different simulation scenarios that the ISSAI team has tested on the simulator. – is a […]

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NU ISSAI presented 4 COVID-19 disease projections in Kazakhstan

The researchers from Nazarbayev University Institute of Smart Systems and Artificial Intelligence (ISSAI) have developed 4 strategies for the Coronavirus epidemic in Kazakhstan. Using their recent development, COVID-19 simulator for Kazakhtsan, the scientists showed the following results: According to the 1st scenario – the strict quarantine regime in the country is continued. The number of […]

7 April 2020

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ISSAI Team Developed COVID-19 Epidemic Simulator

The current world is struck by the global pandemic caused by the Coronavirus disease – COVID-19. The outbreak has initially emerged in the city of Wuhan, China in late December 2019 and continues unabated in most countries of the world. In Kazakhstan, the first cases have been confirmed on 13 March 2020 and the number […]

1 April 2020

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AI Workshop for Jysan Bank by the ISSAI team

On 6 March 2020, the ISSAI team journeyed to Almaty to give a workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the high-level executives of the JSC «First Heartland Jýsan Bank» and the Nazarbayev Fund. The main purpose of the workshop was to introduce the main ideas behind AI and machine learning, state-of-the-art technologies and their limitations. […]

6 March 2020

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ISSAI Expands AI Computation Capacity With Two New Nvidia DGX-2 Servers

The  Institute of Smart Systems and Artificial Intelligence (ISSAI) received two NVIDIA DGX-2 servers. The server specializes in General-purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU) to accelerate deep-learning applications. It is considered as the world’s fastest workstation for leading-edge AI development. These systems have become the de-facto standard for AI research. Designed to meet the computing needs of […]

7 February 2020

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NU Delegation Attended Digital Forum Almaty

Director of the Institute of Smart Sytems and Artificial Intelligence (ISSAI) Prof. Atakan Varol attended the “Digital Future of Global Economy Forum” in Almaty on 31st January 2020 with Provost of the Nazarbayev University (NU) Ilesanmi Adesida and Prof. Michael Lewis. On 30th January 2020, the delegation participated in the International Advisory Board meeting chaired […]

1 February 2020

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Meet the ISSAI team

At ISSAI, we believe in academic excellence and mutual collaboration that provides an opportunity to grow as researchers, engineers and professionals while making contributions to new ideas and technologies. Join our team of experts in the field of advanced technologies and pave the way to innovation. For career opportunities and open positions at ISSAI, check […]

1 October 2019