Computing Research

Computing is an integral part of research at UW-Madison, going back to at least the 1940s. Today computing has spread to all areas of campus, creating even more width and depth in the robust research culture.

Research Groups

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Center for Predictive Computational Phenotyping

We are developing innovative computational and statistical methods and software for a broad range of computational phenotyping. We also provide training in biomedical Big Data analysis to scientists and clinicians and investigate bioethical issues.

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Data Science Hub

mainframe wiringThe Data Science Hub coordinates resources and expertise around a campus-wide data science strategy, connect researchers and resources with each other, and collaborates to build community, develop new capacities, and pursue new lines of inquiry.

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Data Science Institute

Three primary functions will drive the work of the Data Science Institute: Innovation, Translation, and Collaboration. Cutting-edge research projects will bring together multiple PIs to develop innovative data science methodology. Teams of data scientists and domain research scientists will translate frontier research methods into practical, adaptable resources. Collaboration staff, working through the Data Science Hub, will connect researchers from all disciplines with available data science resources, experts, and efforts through facilitation guidance, training, and events.

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HCI+Design Research

We are a group of faculty members and students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison engaged in research in human-computer interaction and design.

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UW-Madison Database Group

mainframe wiringThe Database Systems Group has been conducting database related research since 1976 and works on a variety of research topics including building next generation database systems, data integration, data science, machine learning and database theory.

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Wisconsin HCI

Welcome to the HCI Lab! We study human-computer interaction.Our research mission is to build human-centered principles and methods for designing robotic technologies.

We specialize in Human-Robot Collaboration, Robot-Mediated Communication, Collaborative and Autonomous Driving Systems, and Designing Robot Peers for Children.

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The Wisconsin Institute on Software-defined Datacenters Of Madison (WISDOM) brings together an eclectic group of researchers in the Computer Sciences department in storage, networks, and security.

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