Welcome to the Software and Database Systems Laboratory

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We are always looking for excellent Ph.D. candidates to join us. If you are interested in joining our group send an email to a teaching/research member of our group with your CV, research interests, and an explanation why you think there is a good match with the ongoing efforts of our group.
Research areas
The Software and Database Systems laboratory (SoDa.Lab) develops research activities in state-of-the-art areas related to software systems and databases, including P2P systems, distributed systems, information representation and management, databases with special features.
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More specifically, the SoDa.Lab supports the following research and teaching activities within the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications:
  • develops research activities in state-of-the-art areas related to software systems and databases, including information representation and management (in areas pertaining to information retrieval/filtering, knowledge bases, information semantics), distributed computing (mainly cloud, grid, P2P, and multi-agent systems), databases with special features (such as object-oriented, spatial, temporal, and XML), big data and data streams, data mining, data & user anonymity/privacy, service-oriented computing as well as related applications (including, e-government, e-health, and digital libraries);
  • coordinates and implements R&D projects funded under Greek/European funding bodies, or under private/public institutions, while its members participate in many national and international projects/collaborations with top research institutions;
  • provides a workplace for PhD candidates, postgraduate students, and affiliated researchers who specialise on areas relevant to the laboratory's interests;
  • provides the necessary infrastructure in terms of manpower and hardware/software for supporting a number of undergraduate courses including Databases, Data/Information Management, Information Retrieval, Systems Programming, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, and Data Management Systems. Moreover it supports a number of postgraduate courses including Big Data, Distributed Information Management, Internet Programming, Net centric Computing, Data/Knowledge Management taught at (inter-)departmental study programs;
  • is equipped with state-of-the-art workstations provided with specialized software including software development environments, database management systems, libraries for developing parallel/distributed applications, an intra-grid and a private cloud environment, as well as environments for distributed execution of programs.

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