The department has very strong research and scholarship record, with a significant number of members being supported by NSERC research grants.
The following areas represent the department research interests:
- Document databases, Multimedia databases, Web databases, Semi-structured databases,
- Deductive databases, DNA databases, and Data warehousing.
- Discrete mathematics, Algorithms, Computational complexity, Graph theory, and Combinatorics.
- Symbolic Computing, Quantum Computing, and Formal Languages.
- Operating systems, Cooperative systems, and Distributed systems.
- Pattern recognition, Computer vision, Image processing, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Theory and Methodologies for Intelligent Systems.
- Object-oriented methodologies, Modeling, Quantitative Software Engineering, and Project Management
The department has many years in research and development in both practical systems and research prototypes. Please visit faculty membersâ€™ web sites for more detailed discussion of research interests and publications.