School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Current active areas of interest

  • Social Media Analytics

    • How to detect and predict emerging events?
    • How to predict propagation patterns online?
    • How to understand opinions?
  • Data Quality Management

    • Improving data quality practices in organisations
    • Computational methods for data quality detection and repair
    • Includes business, spatio-temporal and social data
  • Big Data Infrastructure

    • Storage, exploration and analysis of big data
    • Designing novel big data platforms
    • Emerging database technologies
  • Multimedia and Pattern Recognition

    • Designing methods to collect, manage, index, analyse and search big multimedia data
  • Digital Pathology

    • Computer vision, machine learning and pattern recognition
    • Trial new analytics against traditional tests
    • Various applications: immunology, histopathology and microbiology
    • Featured projects and datasets
  • Machine Learning and Optimisations

    • Deep learning, neural networks and statistical learning
    • Evolutionary computation, metaheuristics and black-box optimisation
    • Analysis of healthcare systems data
  • eResearch services and infrastructure

    • Integration of distributed databases
    • Preservation of digital collections
    • Semantic tagging, annotation and mark-up
    • Object authoring tools
  • Security and Surveillance

    • Computer vision
    • Pattern recognition technologies
    • Biometrics and face recognition
    • Artificial intelligence and deep learning
    • Augmented reality
    • Wearable computing
    • Featured projects and datasets