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Information Technologies in Russia

Student: Nadezda Kirilina

Supervisor: Nataliya Zvezdina

Faculty: Faculty of Economic Sciences

Educational Programme: Economics and Statistics (Bachelor)

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2016

The objective of this work is the statistical analysis of the level of development of information technologies in the Russian Federation. The work consists of three chapters. In the first Chapter the main characteristics and terms used in the analysis of information and communication technologies, we review the main sources of information about level of information technologies and work which aim is the study of ICT technologies. The second Chapter presents the current situation with ICT in Russia, the analysis of the national market of domain names, discusses the prevalence of the Internet in Russia. The third Chapter is specifically devoted to statistical analysis of inter-regional ICT indicators. Killiney N. And. for the first time in national statistics, the analysis of domain names .EN and factors affecting the density of domain names in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The result is a hierarchical cluster analysis of the division of regions into 5 clusters, the SOM method revealed 7 clusters. The hierarchical method, k-means and SOM method allowed to identify the city of Federal significance, Moscow and Saint Petersburg, in the cluster-leader. In this cluster there is a huge gap from the rest of the clusters by the number of domain names .EN on 1000 population. The cluster-leader also showed the highest results of innovative activity of enterprises, the share of households who had access to the Internet and the share of organizations, using personal computers. The successful implementation of the State program "Information society" (2011-2020) should manifest itself in the fact that other regions have sought to indicators of Moscow and St. Petersburg. The work concludes that the next step towards the information society should be introducing new information technologies that will improve the quality of life of the population, to improve the business environment, increase efficiency of public administration.

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