The IMSI main areas of interest are:
  • Distributed Information Systems and Web Information Systems, with focus on scalability and efficiency issues.
  • Information integration, interoperability of information systems, semantic Web and ontology management.
  • Business and Database intelligence systems, with focus on implementation and optimization.
  • Management of geographical information, with focus on spatial and spatiotemporal data management techniques.
  • Scientific databases and Digital Libraries, with focus on biological / environmental data management, and data preservation and provenance.