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Fields & Research Areas

Big Data

Both the Master of Science and PhD have four fields:

  • Digital media: Use of computer technology in the implementation of various forms of media including audio, graphics, computer animation, computer games and computer vision.
  • Information science: Distribution and management of information including database systems, services computing, intelligent systems and health informatics.
  • Networks and IT security: Design, implementation and management of computer networks, as well as security issues such as cryptography, malware analysis and secure communications.
  • Software design: Process of designing and implementing software systems, including software engineering, distributed computing, programming languages and software architecture.

Current faculty research areas include:

  • artificial intelligence
  • computer graphics
  • computer vision
  • database
  • data science
  • digital media
  • distributed computing
  • health informatics
  • human-computer interaction
  • information visualization
  • machine learning
  • management of technology
  • multicore software
  • network design
  • network security
  • robotics
  • serious games
  • software engineering
  • ubiquitous computing
  • virtual reality