Department of Computer Science

Research at the department of computer science

At the Department of Computer Science, the leading researchers work to address major scientific challenges and develop solutions that contribute to a more sustainable society. This is done across four research groups that together create knowledge in mutually binding collaborations with both internal and external partners.

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Research groups

Visit the website of the research group Database and Web Technologies

Dess - Data Engineering, Science and Systems


The Data Engineering, Science and Systems group advances value creation from data by conducting high-quality research in data engineering, data science, and data systems. The activities span data analytics, including machine learning, and data management and range from foundational topics to advanced applications.

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Visit the website of the research group Database and Web Technologies

DKW - Data, knowledge and web engineering


Data, Knowledge and Web Engineering is one of the four research groups at the Department of Computer Science. The group covers data and knowledge engineering, data science, advanced machine learning methods, and Web science.

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Visit the DEIS website

DEIS - DISTRIBUTED, EMBEDDED AND INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS 


The Distributed, Embedded and Intelligent Systems (DEIS) research group covers mathematical foundation, verification tools, validation methodologies, probabilistic graphical models and machine learning focusing on distributed, embedded and intelligent systems.
 

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Visit the website of the research group HUMAN-CENTERED COMPUTING (HCC)

HUMAN-CENTERED COMPUTING (HCC)


Human-Centered Computing is one of four research groups at the Department of Computer Science. The research field is design, development, and use of interactive computer systems. The research approach is empirical and experimental. 

 

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Interdisciplinary teams

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI∙ML)


The team Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI∙ML) gathers researchers from four research units at the Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, all working with different aspects of AI and machine learning.

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OUR CORE RESEARCH AREAS ARE:

  • Embedded Software Systems
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning
  • Data-intensive Systems 
  • Big data
  • Analytics for spatio-temporal and multi-dimensional data
  • System development
  • Human-AI interaction
  • Human-centred computing  
  • Interaction design
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Did you know?

  • Number two and three on the list of computer scientists at Danish universities with the highest quality and relevance based on citations are both with our department
  • AAU is the highest-ranked university in Denmark in computer science, measured either on the total number of publications or number of publications among the 10% most cited publications in the area 
  • We have extensive collaboration with Danish and international companies, and staff members are active on national and international boards and regularly recognised with prestigious awards, appointments, and honours
  • We are home to the world-leading centre for research and innovation in embedded software systems (CISS)
  • We are recognised for outstanding research and innovation in data-intensive systems (Daisy) and for research in design and use of interactive systems (HCC)
  • The world-leading model-checking tool for real-time systems is developed at the department (UPPAAL)

Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University

Selma Lagerlöfs Vej 300  ・ 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark 
Telephone: +45 9940 9940  ・ Mail: info@cs.aau.dk

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