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),
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, learner
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.
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.
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.