A. Mathematical simulation
A.1. Dynamic models of the controlling systems and their verification
A.2. Program complexes of numerical methods of implementation of mathematical models
A.3. Scientific bases of creation of systems of computer graphics, geometrical simulation and synthesis of the virtual reality
A.4. . Development of qualitative and approximate methods of research of mathematical models

B. Management information systems
B.1. Synthesis of special software and standard modules of the functional and providing PCS subsystems
B.2. Methods and algorithms of intellectualization of decision-making in application-oriented tasks in case of creation of multipurpose ACS
B.3. Methods and algorithms of diagnosing and quality management with use of information technologies
B.4. Models and algorithms of the adaptive control and optimization of dynamic systems
B.5. Simulation and optimization of the dynamic modes of difficult control objects
B.6. Theoretical bases of monitoring of geographically distributed systems

C. The active systems
C.1. Basic models and mechanisms of control of organizational systems
C.2. Expert valuation methods of efficiency of decision-making
C.3. Control of investment projects
C.4. Financial engineering and control of finance at the enterprise

D. Databases and the integrated information systems
D.1. The distributed and heterogeneous databases and knowledge
D.2. Organization and design of a DB of industrial management systems
D.3. Object-oriented, multimedia, and Web-centric databases and knowledge
D.4. Software and work benches of development and testing of the DBMS
D.5. Information systems and technologies in the industrial and nonindustrial sphere

E. Artificial intelligence and decision making support systems
E.1. Expert systems and indistinct sets
E.2. Neural networks and the distributed computation
E.3. Strategic and group decision making systems
E.4. Knowledge bases and the controlling systems

F. Communication system and telecommunications
F.1. Theoretical bases of increase of productivity of telecommunication networks and communication systems
F.2. Problems of support of quality of service in distributed systems of data transfer
F.3. Structural and parametric synthesis of communication systems and telecommunications
F.4. Enterprise information systems: theory and practice of creation and operation
F.5. Design and development of cellular systems
F.6. Internet technologies: from the theory to equipment
F.7. Web-centric information systems

G. Simulation modeling and control business by processes
G.1. Automation business of processes
G.2. Information system management
G.3. Project management in the field of information technologies
G.4. Information security management
G.5. Situation-dependent centers and situation-dependent control
G.6. Simulation modeling and conflictology
G.7. Control of difficult systems, Petri nets and stochastic networks
G.8. Innovations in the field of information technologies

H. Information technologies of design
H.1. Graphic databases
H.2. Application of instrumental automated design engineering systems
H.3. Industrial CAD/CAM/CAE system
H.4. Technologies of the distributed design
H.5. Three-dimensional design
H.6. Educational and research CAD
H.7. CASE-and CALS technologies of design

I. Territorially and functionally distributed information systems
I.1. Multiagent information systems
I.2. Synthesis of information systems, testing and training on the basis of ontology models
I.3. Job oriented hardware-software computer systems
I.4. Technology of intellectual data analysis