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Athabasca University

Industry Collaboration

Faculty members of SCIS have done in-depth and practical research in various areas including:

  • mobile computing (e.g., location-based and context-aware application),
  • game development (e.g., mobile games, internet-based games, educational games, and on-the-job training games),
  • natural language processing (e.g., question and answering systems, semantic search engines, and computerized short-answer/essay assessment systems),
  • artificial intelligence and computational intelligence (e.g., programming behavior analysis, English writing behavior analysis, leaner style analysis, web-based annotation pattern analysis, and mobile phone user's wandering behavior analysis),
  • semantic web and ontology (e.g., compentency model, service-oriented systems, and ontology-driven approaches and applications),
  • intelligent agents and multi-agent systems ,
  • Web 2.0 and social networks ,
  • virtual reality and augmented reality, and more.

The faculty members of SCIS are committed to establishing partnerships within industry/private sector and creating collaborations with businesses/corporations to exchange knowledge and to make contributions to both short-term and long-term research and development goals.

Moreover, SCIS focuses on generating potential through the transference of knowledge and technology which can enhance companies as well as benefiting Canada via these academic-industry collaborations.

Updated July 30 2015 by FST Technical Staff

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