The main research directions of the laboratory are computational complexity, algorithmic information theory, algorithmic statistics, combinatorial optimization, algorithmic aspects of game theory.
On July 25-31 in Bulgaria was held an International Mathematical Competition for University Students (IMС 2016).
On July 18-19 a conference “Mathematical logic, algebra and computation" was held in Moscow. It was organized by the Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Science. The conference was dedicated to the 85th anniversary of academician S. I. Adian.