The institute of computer software mainly research on network, pervasive and intelligent software technologies. Main research directions include:
Data Engineering:data mining, XML database management systems, keyword search in heterogeneous data, mass data query processing techniques, web data management, context-aware data management, personalized information services, semi-structural information extraction, component repository for e-business, and e-government affairs.
Knowledge Engineering:semantic web and semantic web service, ontology and social network mining, XML based information processing.
VLSI Computer-aided Design:theory, algorithms, software and systems for integrated circuit computer-aided design (ICCAD); optimization algorithm and large-scale numerical computing, high-level synthesis and verification, physical layout optimization algorithm and tools; parasitic parameter extraction and delay calculation.
Software Engineering and System Engineering:methods, techniques and tools of software engineering and system engineering, automatic model-driven testing, service-oriented computing, operation system, compiling system, programming languages, and middleware.
Data Visualization:medical image visualization, chang'e-1 exploration data visualization, optical coherence tomography (OCT) images processing and analysis, image-based modeling and rendering, wavelet analysis and its applications.