Interaction Design (InDe) Lab

The InDe Lab investigates how novel interface technologies can be applied to change the way we think, work and behave. We combine methodologies from interaction design, human-centred computing and design cognition to explore new approaches to learning, participating and creating. Our current research focuses include tangible and gestural interaction, crowdsourcing, citizen science, and computational and cognitive studies of creativity.

The Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory

The Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory is concerned with the design and development of reasoning techniques for resource-bounded single and multi-agent systems. Lab members conduct research in meta-cognition, monitoring and control of computation, safety in multi-agent systems, reinforcement learning, resource-bounded reasoning, and reasoning under uncertainty.

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Video and Image Analysis Lab

The Video and Image Analysis Lab (VIA lab) in the Department of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte focuses on research that shapes the future of how people interact with computers.  Our primary research areas are biomedical image analysis, computer vision, human-computer interaction, virtual environments, and virtual humans.  Our work addresses interdisciplinary problems that engage the broader community, which included the University, the City of Charlotte, and beyond. The VIA lab provides a stimulating, collaborative environment for working on the most interesting, socially-relevant research questions in computing.

The Human Computer Interaction Lab

The Human Computer Interaction Lab investigates novel ways for people to interact with computers, and through computers with their environments. Our research covers a broad range of areas related to Human Computer Interaction, such as Novel Interaction and Multimedia, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, and Privacy. We collaborate with researchers in a number of areas related to HCI, such as visualization, virtual reality, gaming, and technical communications.

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The Intelligent, Multimedia, and Interactive Systems (IMI) Lab

The Intelligent, Multimedia, and Interactive Systems (IMI) Lab focuses on investigating novel technologies and methodologies to enable and support intelligent interactions for effective use of information of various forms and for optimal performance of tasks involved. This can include computers, robots, and other machines that interact intelligently with humans, the physical world, and with each other.

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The Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD) Lab

The Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD) Lab conducts research related to the design, analysis and implementation of data mining theory, systems and applications including: Data Mining Algorithms and Methods, Distributed Data Mining, Ontologies, Multimedia Databases, Distributed Knowledge Systems, Soft Computing and, application areas such as Electronic Commerce, Bioinformatics, Business Intelligence, Music Information Retrieval, Web Intelligence.

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The Knowledge Intensive Software Engineering Research (NiSE) Lab

The Knowledge Intensive Software Engineering Research (NiSE) Lab conducts research to improve understanding, representing, and modeling of the complex problem domain from the universe of discourse (UoD), for the design, development and analysis of the software-intensive systems within socio-technical environments, with an emphasis on delivering state-of-the-art research and transferring innovative ideas into practice, by supporting all aspects of requirements engineering in knowledge-intensive software engineering process, for designing and building the next generation software systems.

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The Networking Research Lab

The Networking Research Lab conducts research in the areas of Mobile Network Architectures and Protocols; ?Mobile Computing (models, algorithms, and middleware)?Survivable Networks; ?Wilress Ad hoc and Sensor Networks; Three-Dimensional Networks ?Design, Visualization, Simulation, and Modeling of Network Protocols; and?Network Security.

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Laboratory of Information Integration, Security, and Privacy (LIISP)

The mission of the Laboratory of Information Integration, Security, and Privacy (LIISP) is to add value to the university, community, and society through innovative educational programs, research and development in the areas of information integration, security, and privacy. We aim to be one of the leading academic institution for research in information integration, security, and privacy and provide innovative education and training programs in information integration, security, and privacy.

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The Health Informatics Lab

Health Informatics, also known as medical informatics, is the interdisciplinary, scientific field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making, with the goal of improving healthcare systems and human health. The data and topics that researchers in health informatics deal with are more clinical and public health driven, whereas in bioinformatics, scientists focus on data at molecular and cellular levels. The health informatics PSM program at UNCC is a joint effort between the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). Besides the educational program, three of our core faculty in CCI, Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic, Dr. Yaorong Ge and Dr. Lixia Yao also set up the Health Informatics Lab to actively research on projects including mining social data for drug repurposing, assessing unmet medical needs in the US, radiation therapy decision support, clinical data integration and data warehousing, cardiovascular imaging ontology and informatics platform development, and neural and behavioral modeling.

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