Prof. Hristidis conducts research on Databases, Information Retrieval, and particularly the intersection of these two areas. His long-term vision is to make the information in databases easily accessible and useful, in various application domains. His research has strong emphasis on interdisciplinary topics, like Health Informatics, Intellectual Property and Disaster Management.
Professor Ravishankar's teaching and research have been in the areas of Databases, Distributed Systems, Networking, and Programming Languages. His work addresses the practical and theoretical obstacles to building of software systems in the real world.
Dr. Tasos Arvanitis's research interests include profile-based and context-aware data management, personalization and recommender systems, and flexible query answering.
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Dr. Jun Zhang is a associate professor from Dalian Maritime University, China.
His research interest is in Database and Information Retrieval, particularly Object-level Information Retrieval over Relational Databases; Semantic Search; Web Ontology and Intelligent Information Processing.