Know-Center conducts applied and interdisciplinary research in the field of computer science in the areas of data-driven business, big data and cognitive computing. To that end, Know-Center works closely with the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science of Graz University of Technology. Specific research topics include search technologies, machine learning methods and knowledge extraction from large data sets, presentation and visualization of massive amounts of information, efficient use of information in social media channels, as well as contextualization and personalization of information.
Area Knowledge Discovery
In the area of Knowledge Discovery research and development of semi-automatic methods for analysis, enrichment and linking of complex knowledge bases are performed.
Area Knowledge Visualization
In the area of Knowledge Visualization research and development of visual methods for the analysis, representation and communication of complex knowledge bases are performed.
Area Ubiquitous Personal Computing
In the area of Ubiquitous Personal Computing personal data are collected, analyzed and processed using desktop and mobile sensor technology.