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Research Areas

  • Algorithms

    • Parallel algorithms
    • Combinatorial optimization
    • On-line algorithms
    • Graph algorithms
    • Computational geometry and database/external memory algorithms
    • Applied game theory and information theory
    • Algorithms for mobile computing
    • Graph theory and combinatorics
    • Randomized algorithms
    Associated Faculty

    Bob Weems

  • Bioinformatics

    • Comparative Genomics
    • Functional Genomics
    • Microarray Data Analysis
    • Mass Spectrometry for Proteomics
    • Protein/DNA Structure Discovery
    Associated Faculty

    Gautam Das, Chris Ding, Ramez Elmasri, Heng Huang, Junzhou Huang, Vangelis Karkaletsis, Fillia Makedon, Vangelis Metsis, Feiping Nie, Stavros Perantonis, Dick Schoech, Dimitrios Zikos, Jean Gao

  • Computer Vision

    • Detection and Tracking of Deformable and Articulated Objects
    • Gesture and Activity Recognition
    • Image and Video Databases
    • Motion Estimation
    • Multi-View Video Object Tracking
    • Object Detection
    • Object Recognition
    • Segmentation
    • Shape from Motion
    • Stereo Matching
    Associated Faculty

    Vassilis Athitsos, Jean Gao, Alexandra Stefan

  • Database and Information technology

    • Data Warehousing/information integration
    • Mining/Knowledge Discovery: Graph, Text, Association Rules
    • XML Streaming Data, XML Querying and Indexing
    • Stream and Sensor Network Data Processing
    • Large network-centric Information Management
    • Object-Oriented, Temporal & Heterogeneous databases.
    • Multimedia Databases (Image, Video, and Text)
    • Prediction of Event Patterns/Sequences
    • Information Security
    • Stream/Email filtering/classification
    • Concept-based Information Access
    Associated Faculty

    Sharma Chakravarthy, Gautam Das, Ramez Elmasri, Leonidas Fegaras, David Levine, Chengkai Li, Alexandra Stefan, Dimitrios Zikos

  • Embedded Systems

    • Transportation
    • Robotics
    • Real-time embedded systems
    • Remote Interfaces via the web
    • Network processors
    Associated Faculty

    Eric Becker, Hao Che, Taylor Johnson, Farhad Kamangar, David Kung, Donggang Liu, Steve Morgan, Roger Walker, Gergely Záruba

  • High Performance Computing

    • Software tools for parallel systems
    • Distributed real-time systems
    • Clustered and global computing
    • Grid computing
    • Resource management
    • Middleware support
    • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
    • Interconnection networks
    Associated Faculty

    Ishfaq Ahmad, Chris Ding, David Levine, Bob Weems

  • Homeland Security

    • Pervasively Secured Infrastructures
    • Monitoring and detection using ubiquitous computing
    • Audio/Visual collaboration for law enforcement
    • Weapon detection
    • Learning patterns in terrorist groups and threats
    • Anomaly detection for computer security
    Associated Faculty

    Ishfaq Ahmad, Jean Gao, Matthew Wright

  • Intelligent Systems

    • Smart home technologies (MavHome)
    • Data mining / Knowledge discovery
    • Machine learning
    • Multi-agent systems
    • Planning
    • Parallel AI algorithm design
    • Robotics
    • Computer Vision
    Associated Faculty

    Vassilis Athitsos, Gautam Das, Chris Ding, Heng Huang, Manfred Huber, Farhad Kamangar, Gian Luca Mariottini, Vangelis Metsis, Lynn Peterson

  • Information Security

    • Privacy-preserving data mining
    • Sensor network security
    • Internet privacy
    • Wireless security
    • Intrusion detection
    • Security for and privacy for pervasive computing
    • Worm detection and prevention
    • Secure peer-to-peer systems
    Associated Faculty

    Donggang Liu, Matthew Wright

  • Multimedia and Video Processing

    • Pervasive audio/video collaboration
    • Weapon detection
    • Digital video compression
    • Video over wireless devices
    • Scene recognition
    • Animation authoring tools
    • Computer vision, Pattern recognition
    • Content-based access to images and video
    Associated Faculty

    Ishfaq Ahmad, Jean Gao, Heng Huang, Junzhou Huang, Feiping Nie, Alexandra Stefan

  • Mobile and Pervasive Computing

    • Homeland Security
    • QoS and resource management
    • Security and Privacy
    • Community formation and interactions
    • Ad hoc networks
    • Mobile networks
    • Middleware, Service Discovery
    • Applications in telemedicine, military, work places, etc.
    Associated Faculty

    Ishfaq Ahmad, Eric Becker, Mario Di Francesco, Ramez Elmasri, Giacomo Ghidini, Farhad Kamangar, Mohan Kumar, David Levine, Donggang Liu, Fillia Makedon, Vangelis Metsis, Matthew Wright

  • Networking

    • Wireless cellular networks - architectures and protocols
    • Mobile computing
    • Mobility and Resource management
    • Security and Privacy
    • Sensor and ad hoc networks
    • Wireless LANs
    • Wireless multimedia and QoS provisioning
    • High speed networking
    • Optical networks
    • RFID
    • Network algorithms
    Associated Faculty

    Eric Becker, Hao Che, Mario Di Francesco, Ramez Elmasri, Giacomo Ghidini, Mohan Kumar, Yonghe Liu, Matthew Wright, Gergely Záruba

  • Software Engineering

    • Object-Oriented Testing and Maintenance Environment
    • Software Process Modeling and Re-engineering
    • Concurrent Software Engineering for Cycle Time Reduction
    • Testing and Verification of Concurrent Software Systems
    Associated Faculty

    Christoph Csallner, Taylor Johnson, David Kung, Jeff (Yu) Lei