department of informatics

Research

Overview of Research Activities

Research Topic Description Contact
eBusiness & eCommerce

The European Union has launched a 'plan of action for a European information society'. Internet technologies should broaden the capacity to act of organizations and of...

Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier
Relational Databases

The following books related to databases have been published:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier
eDemocracy & eGovernment

The term eGovernment describes the simplification and execution of information, communication, and exchange processes between public admnistrations, public administrations and...

Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier
Inductive Fuzzy Classification (IFC)
An inductive fuzzy class IFC regarding a predition target y is a fuzzy set of individuals i from a universe of discourse U defined by the fuzzy restriction i is likely a member of y. There are several...
Information Management

In a knowledge- and information-based economy, the management of the resource information is a key issue. The research group does action research in specific topics such as:

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier
Fuzzy Classification Query Language (fCQL)

We present the framework of the fuzzy Classification Query Language (fCQL) for data mining in information systems. This framework is applicable for very large relational...

Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier
Data Warehousing

The main focus in conventional transactional databases is daily business. Data is altered frequently in order to continually track daily transactions.  To make business crucial decisions,...

Daniel Fasel
Web Analytics

Resultate der Web-Analytics-Umfrage

Ausgewählte Highlights der Umfrage:

  • Die Befragten sind v.a. in folgenden Branchen tätig: Telekom/IT, Medien, Consulting und Handel.
  • 3/4 der Befragten arbeiten für KMUs! Web Analytics ist also nicht nur...
Darius Zumstein
Mediamatics

Mediamatics is a portmanteau of Multimedia and Informatics. Thereby multimedia is media and content that uses a combination of...

Edy Portmann
eHealth

Electronic Health (eHealth) refers to the use of digital information and communication technologies to meet the needs of citizens, patients, health-care professionals, healthcare providers, and policy makers. Interactive health communication channels like the...

Joel Vogt
SmartParticipation A Fuzzy-Based Recommender System for Political Community-Building

As the use of the Internet proliferates, so does the amount of information available. With the introduction of Web 2.0, which includes users as content generators, finding relevant information is even more complex. To tackle this problem of information overload, a number of different techniques...

Luis Terán
Fuzzy-based recommender system (FRS)

Finding information on the World Wide Web is not an easy task. One of the main problems is the exponential growing of data available on the Internet, which can be considered as an almost...

Luis Terán
Self Control Platform for SmartParticipation

One of the problems in developing a discussion channel (e.g., forums, blocks) is how to promote communication and to avoid the censorship of administrators. A mechanism that includes “community censorship” can be implemented to guarantee the correct use of these channels. Data mining...

Luis Terán
Sentiment Analysis & Context-Awareness in Recommendation

 

Sentiment Analysis.

The concept of sentiment analysis (or opinion mining) is defined by Feldman [2013] as the task of finding the opinions of authors about specific entities. The eParticipation platform developed includes a first approach of sentiment analysis with...

Luis Terán
Fuzzy Voting for SmartParticipation

The SmartParticipaton platform is intended to reach the highest level of participation, the so-called eEmpowerment, which places the final decision in the hands of the citizens. In addition to traditional crisp voting systems, an alternative, fuzzy-based, method could be tested.

Luis Terán
Inductive Fuzzy Classification (IFC)
An inductive fuzzy class IFC regarding a predition target y is a fuzzy set of individuals i from a universe of discourse U defined by the fuzzy restriction i is likely a member of y. There are several...