Mikhail Burtsev
Mikhail Burtsev
Mikhail Burtsev is a head of Neural Networks and Deep Learning Laboratory at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He is also a founder and leader of open-source conversational AI framework DeepPavlov. Mikhail had proposed and co-organize a series of academic Conversational AI Challenges (including NIPS 2017, NeurIPS 2018, EMNLP 2020). His research interests are in the fields of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems. Mikhail Burtsev has published more than 20 technical papers including – Nature, Artificial Life, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and other peer-reviewed venues.
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DeepPavlov Agent: Open-source Framework for Multiskill Conversational AI
DeepPavlov Agent is a framework designed to facilitate the development of scalable and production-ready multi-skill virtual assistants, complex dialogue systems, and chatbots. Key features of DeepPavlov Agent include (1) scalability and reliability in the high load environment due to micro-service architecture; (2) ease of adding and orchestrating conversational skills; (3) shared dialogue state memory and NLP annotations accessible to all skills.
DeepPavlov DREAM is a socialbot platform with a modular design with the main components such as annotators, skills and selectors run as independent services. These components are configured and deployed using Docker containers. It allows developers to focus on application development instead of focusing on the intrinsic details of the manual low-level infrastructure configuration.