Conference Cyberspace 2017 brought together researchers and practitioners in the field of cyberlaw, cyberpsychology and e-commerce.
On the first day, achievements in the field of cyberpsychology were presented by Professor S. Shyam Sundar. He is Founding Director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University.
Professor Sundar also shared plans for further investigations of fakes and using of computerized analysis and neural networks for their analysis. According to the researcher, the project will be realized within 2 – 3 years. The result of the project will be the creation of a program that quickly and with greater probability than a group of experts can identify the true news or fake.
The conference continued the next day. The attention was focused on the problem of attracting children from an early age to programming through various educational programs, such as robots’ programming. This line of research is especially relevant for European countries that want to improve their competitiveness in the IT market. On the other hand, the problematic issues of involving parents to control of using of modern technology and computer gadgets were discussed.
ARKI GROUP submitted to the scientific community its project and developments devoted to the Antistress Application, which interested the experts. The mobile application Antistress Application is designed for psychological preparation and management of stressful situations, both in professional activities and at home.
However, the panels addressed issues as a creation of computer games for training, a identity of MMO RPG players, metaphors of social networks and practical programs for prevention of cyberbullying (Internet aggression).