Artificial Intelligence

Focusing on Knowledge and Data Engineering including machine intelligence; semantic analytics; machine learning; temporal reasoning; probability; intelligent decision support and information retrieval.

The main research themes in artificial intelligence and applications focus on aspects of Knowledge and Data Engineering: these include machine intelligence; semantic analytics; machine learning and pattern recognition; temporal reasoning; probability and uncertainty reasoning; intelligent decision support; information retrieval.

Applications include work on video analytics and scenario ecognition; bioinformatics and complex networks; ambient intelligence; and software complexity metrics; text mining to extract argumentation structure and application to document reuse and software defect analysis.

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AIA works to solve problems that need extensive knowledge or data.

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