The research activity of the group is focused on the following areas:

  • Databases and Information Systems design: conceptual models, methodologies and tools for data and information management
  • Web applications and Web Information Systems design: models, methodologies and tools for publishing and browsing data and information over the Web
  • Web services: models, methodologies and techniques for Web service discovery and composition
  • Semantic Web and ontologies: analysis of data and service similarity based on ontologies
  • Semantic Search, data and service sharing over the Web: search and integration of data and Web services based on semantic characterization
  • Mashup of Web applications: methods and techniques for semantic composition of Web applications
  • Big and Open Data Exploration: models, methods and techniques for data organization and relevance-based exploration
  • Mobile applications design: methods and techniques for the design of mobile applications