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Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Graph Theory

Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Graph Theory (ACG) is a laboratory whose goal is to improve the theoretical/practical efficiency of algorithms. We aim at developing new branches of Graph Theory/Combinatorics that can aid in modeling, and effectively solving (exactly or approximately), a wide range of computationally hard problems. For related conferences see Workshop on Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Geometry.

Bioinformatics Laboratory

The Bioinformatics Laboratory conducts research on developing databases and analysis tools for genomics and many other research area in life sciences.

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Computational Epidemiology Research Laboratory

The Computational Epidemiology Research Laboratory (CERL) applies computational science paradigms to the domain of public health, thereby providing tools for epidemiologists and public health researchers. CERL is part of CeCERA (the UNT Center for Computational Epidemiology and Response Analysis.)

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Computer Systems Research Laboratory

The Computer Systems Research Laboratory focuses its work on researching multithreaded and multicore architectures for both embedded and high-performance applications. Research includes work in processing architectures, memory systems, cache memories and software tools to utilize the special capabilities of underlying hardware systems, and in developing both hardware and software solutions to improve performance, reduce energy consumption and prevent security breaches.

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Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems Laboratory

The Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (CoVIS) is to advance the understanding of the theories of machine learning for processing complex data and to develop applications in areas such as medicine, geo-information, etc. The research focuses on both algorithm innovation and hardware integration, which includes computer vision, pattern recognition, data mining, and artificial intelligence. The CoVIS lab is facilitated with the state-of-the-art computing resources and various imaging technologies. The lab provides both graduate and undergraduate students a unique, collaborative research cohort to further their career goals.

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Dependable Computing Systems Lab

The Dependable Computing Systems Laboratory conducts research on failure modeling, failure management, adaptive failure resilience, failure-aware resource management, and power-aware dependable computing. The lab conducts both fundamental and applied research to develop highly dependable and energy-efficient distributed and cloud computing systems.

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Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing Laboratory

The Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing Laboratory focuses on designing computer systems that achieve high performance with limited power budgets. Our research spans across multiple areas of micro architecture design, which includes embedded systems, multi-core processors, memory hierarchies, on-chip interconnections and accelerators. Go to EEHPC Homepage.

Human Language Technologies Lab

The Human Language Technologies (HiLT) lab focuses on research on natural language processing (NLP), machine learning (ML), and cognitive science, with an emphasis on Spoken-Dialogue Educational Health & Wellbeing Companion Robots (Companionbots), Educational Technology, Health & Clinical Informatics, and End-User Software Engineering.

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Information Management and Knowledge Discovery Lab

The Information Management and Knowledge Discovery Lab (IMKD) focuses on information processing and data mining for emerging applications, e.g. spatial, spatio-temporal, streaming, web, and sensor databases. Current projects include a number of topics in spatial data mining, geo-stream processing, modeling network similarity, trajectory modeling, and privacy preserving. The lab conducts both fundamental and applied research and development to enable the use of information technology for many application domains such as environmental monitoring, transportation, and social networking.

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Laboratory for Recreational Computing

The Laboratory for Recreational Computing (LARC) serves as a center for research, education and development in the field of video game programming.

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Multimedia Information Group

The Multimedia Information Laboratory conducts research on multimedia material (videos and images) processing, multimedia information extraction, and multimedia information modeling and retrieval, which include video and image segmentation, motion and color analysis, image quality analysis, and object recognition by region clustering and classification.

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NanoSystem Design Laboratory

The NanoSystem Design Laboratory (NSDL) conducts research in design and CAD for low-power high-performance nanoscale mixed-signal, mixed-discipline systems. NSDL researches on power, leakage, and timing models, incorporate them in CAD flow through optimization methodology, and demonstrate them through computational intensive applications. NSDL conducts research on power, leakage, and timing models; incorporates them in CAD flow through optimization methodology; and demonstrates them through computational intensive applications. These facilities include a multiple Quad core high-end servers, several terabytes of storage servers, and commercial standard electronic design automation (EDA) tools.

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Network Security Laboratory

The Network Security Laboratory was established to increase general wireline and wireless network security awareness of computer science and engineering graduates, to produce skilled security specialists, and to conduct research and development activities to advance the state-of-the-art in wireline and wireless network security and communication.

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The INformation Security and Privacy: Interdisciplinary Research and Education Lab

The INformation Security and Privacy: Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE) Lab, led by Prof. Hassan Takabi conducts multidisciplinary research on various aspects of security and privacy in computer and information systems.

Trusted Secure Systems Laboratory

Trusted Secure Systems Lab explores the fundamental, challenging, and state-of-the-art research problems in building secure computer systems. Our goal is to design and develop computer systems architecture that provides isolated execution environment, verification mechanisms for varied trust models, trust guarantee independent of the system software, and minimal or no impact on performance. Various research issues worked on to achieve this goal are cryptographic primitives design to minimize the performance impact and improve security, computer architecture design to provide roots of trust for isolated execution and verification, and virtualization layer design to project the isolation to the application.

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Wireless Sensor Laboratory

Wireless Sensor Laboratory (WiSL) was established with the following mission: to increase general wireless communications awareness among computer science and engineering graduates, produce skilled wireless specialists, and conduct research and development activities to advance the state-of-the-art in wireless sensors.

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