Cognitive modeling of informatization influence on socio-economic indicators of the region


  • Galina Gorelova Institute of Management in Economic, Social and Ecological Systems of the Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russian Federation
  • Sabina Magomedova Dagestan State University, Makhachkala, Russian Federation
  • Svetlana Feilamazova Dagestan State Technical University, Makhachkala, Russian Federation



complex systems, research, cognitive simulation, region, information and communication technologies


The article discusses topical issues of the influence of informatization on the development of the country’s regions in the conditions of the modern unstable world. The nature of the development of a region can be reflected and understood on the basis of qualitative and quantitative information about its socio-economic indicators, about their relationship and trends in their changes under the influence of internal and external factors. At the same time, information can most often be incomplete, difficult to access, untimely, contradictory, etc. Therefore, in this paper, it is proposed to use a cognitive approach and cognitive modeling of complex systems to overcome the problems of information deficiency by imitating cognitive modeling of the structure and behavior of a complex regional system. The simulation was carried out using the author’s CMCS (Cognitive Modeling Complex System) software system. The results of multi-stage cognitive modeling, consisting in the development of cognitive maps “Influence of ICT on the state of the region” and “Digitalization of the republic” (according to the socio-economic state of the Republic of Dagestan), analysis of structural properties and modeling scenarios for the development of situations on the model are presented. Scenarios make it possible to foresee the ways of possible development of the system under the influence of various factors, including the factor of informatization.

Author Biographies

Galina Gorelova, Institute of Management in Economic, Social and Ecological Systems of the Southern Federal University, Taganrog

Galina V. Gorelova,

professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, the scientific director of the Institute of Management in Economic, Social and Ecological Systems of the Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russia.

Sabina Magomedova, Dagestan State University, Makhachkala

Sabina R. Magomedova,

a senior lecturer at the Department of Information Systems and Programming Technology of the Faculty of Information and Information Technologies of Dagestan State University, Makhachkala, Russia.

Svetlana Feilamazova, Dagestan State Technical University, Makhachkala

Svetlana A. Feilamazova,

a senior lecturer at the Department of Control and Informatics in Technical Systems and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Computer Technology, Computer Engineering and Energy of Dagestan State Technical University, Makhachkala, Russia.


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