Database and Information Systems


The long term objective of database and information systems group is to develop principles, and techniques of database design, methodologies for knowledge discovery, extracting, organizing, exploring facts from structured, semi-structured, textual, biomedical, social media data sources. Our approach to achieve the goal is by applying the concepts, models from different areas such as data mining, machine learning, social network analysis. We explore and work with various data management technologies to support the extraction and exploitation of information from real-world data that comes from web, hospital surveillance system, library circulation, cloud workload, census, agriculture and other social media like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube.  We develop various tools and applications for movie recommendation system, sentiment analysis, hand gesture recognition, academic routine \timetable generation, forecasting stock prices, and management of high dimensional data from cloud and grid.