1 Instituto de Computación: Overview of activities and research areas Héctor Cancela Director InCo, Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad de la República, Uruguay
2 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de la República (Montevideo, Uruguay) Instituto de Computación
3 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October General information Universidad de la República: single public university in Uruguay, created mid 19th century, organized in schools ( Facultades ). Instituto de Computación: Installed in Part of the Engineering School (Facultad de Ingeniería). Strong links with PEDECIBA - National Program for Basic Sciences Development in Uruguay. Teaches about 3000 students.
4 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Instituto de Computación Faculty: 160 professors and assistants (about 50% - 50%). About 40 full time professors. Programs offered: Computer Engineer (5 years). Master Computer Engineering (2 years). MSc. Computer Science (2 years). PhD Computer Science (3 years). Specialization Diplomas (1 year).
5 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Research teams Computer Science Laboratory (LAB). Information Systems Design Group (CSI) Natural Language Processing Group (PLN) Networks Management & Artificial Intelligence Group (MINA) Operations Research Department (IO) Computing Center (CeCal) Software Engineering Group (GrIS)
6 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October The LAB Head: Dr. Alberto Pardo Reasearch areas: Formal methods: Constructive Type Theory; Formal verification of reactive systems; Generic Programming and Program Fusion. Computer graphics. Algorithm Analysis. Criptography and Information Theory. (IT) Computer Security (CS). OO Programming (COAL)
7 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October PLN Group Head: Dr. Dina Wonsever Reasearch interests: Automatic content extraction and summarizing. Automatic text generation. Semantic web.
8 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October CSI Group Head: Dr. Regina Motz Reasearch interests: Ontologies for Information Systems. Multisource systems data quality. Metadata. Data Warehousing Systems Web 2.0 Information Systems. Information Systems Interoperability. DB schema evolution. System Integration (LINS).
9 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October MINA group Head: Dr. Eduardo Grampín. Research interests: Network management Rural ambient networks Computer architecture Distributed systems, cooperative systems, robotics.
10 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Operations Research Department Head: Prof. Omar Viera Research interests: Combinatorial optimization, metaheuristics. Simulation (DES, Monte Carlo methos). Communication networks performance and dependability evaluaiton, and design. Logistics: vehicle routing; bus line design; scheduling; inventories; facility location; etc.). Grid computing. Interoperability and conformance testing.
11 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Centro de Cálculo Head: Prof. Eduardo Fernández Research interests: High performance computing. HCI. Computer graphics. Image processing. New media art.
12 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October GRIS Group Head: Prof. Jorge Triñanes Research interests: Software engineering methodoologies and processes. Agile methodologies. Software testing. Quality certification.
13 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October International cooperation European projects, ALFA projects France: INRIA (Rocquencourt, Sophia-Antipolis, Rennes); GET; U. Versailles, Sorbonne, U. Marne-la-Vallée, etc. Funding: ECOS-Sud, INRIA associated teams, MAE cooperation. Spain: UPC, U.Málaga, U. Pompeu Fabra,UCM, UPV, UPM, U.Coruña. Funding: AECI, CYTED. Germany, Sweden, Italy,. Belgium, Portugal, Estonia, Russia. USA, Canada, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico. Companies: HP Labs, Microsoft Research, TCS, SUN, IBM.
14 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October ALFA programs (PhD programs with EU) Network ALFA LERnet: Language Engineering and Rigurous Software Development Network ALFA II- Training support for high level researchers in the combinatorial optimization area. Network ALFA Image Processing
15 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Some international projects Project Link-All program) The platform of the Link-All Project has been developed at InCo (see here). This project promotes a virtual network to support social and business development of communities Project Educa (FRIDA funding) oriented to support e-learning activities with special emphasis on multi-cultural characteristics. Several ontologies to represent multi-cultural aspects have been developed.
16 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Project RAN (Rural Ambient Networks) Funded by Microsoft Research Digital Inclusion program. Bridges, applying ICT, digital divide in specific rural communities Wireless communication infrastructure Software tools for production and collaborative work
17 Project CYTED-GRID Grid technologies as a motor for regional development ( ): deployment of an iberoamerican GRID infrastructure; development of applications with social or economical impact on involved countries. (CYTED - Programa Iberoamericano de ciencia y tecnología). Participants: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, México, Paraguay, Portugal, Uruguay, Venezuela. Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October
18 Project MOPROSOFT ( ): models and methodologies for quality assurance in IT business. (CYTED - Programa Iberoamericano de ciencia y tecnología). Participants: various LA countries, Spain. Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October
19 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October LACCIR - Latin American Federation for IT Virtual institute, composed of seven leading LA universities (from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay), funded by Microsoft Research. Objectives: leverage existing research capacities, share ressources, improve human resources development. Joint projects. Infrastructure for teleconference and vrtual working space interaction being put in place.
20 Go4IT/INCO Workshop - October Challenges for the future Continue supporting Uruguayan Government, IT industry, and society, via long term partnerships. Leverage cooperation initiatives to strenghten our research capacity, participate in more international projects. Consolidate PhD program. Diversify university degree menu in IT related areas, much in demand.
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