The mission of InfoLab, the Research and Development Laboratory of DEI in Information Systems, is to design, implement and test information systems for a wide area of applications, addressing relevant problems in research, industry, and society in general. InfoLab’s research areas and projects concern information management and information retrieval, exemplified in tools for web search, data analysis, research data management, and digital preservation. Work in digital preservation includes models, methods, and tools, particularly in database preservation, management of research data repositories, and e-science. To this end, it combines different
backgrounds of Computer Engineering and Information Science.

Topics of interest
• Information management
• Information retrieval
• Information processing
• Digital preservation
• Research data management
• Text mining
• Web mining
• Recommendation Systems
• Social Web
• Semantic Web