Department of Computer and Information Science

Data and Information Management

ER-model. IllustrationWe focus on management and retrieval of data and information.

The primary focus is on the management, storage and querying of structured data. 

Information retrieval focuses on indexing and retrieval of unstructured information in the context of user needs.

Keywords for our research:

  • big data
  • database systems
  • search
  • text mining


Heri RamampiaroAssociate Professor Heri Ramampiaro Head of research group

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We aim to disseminate our research results to the scientific community through scientific publications. We publish at the highest international level.

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Our research activity is organised around research projects. Currently we contribute to the following projects.

Norwegian Projects


Research partners associated with our research group.

Main Research Partners

  • Oracle
  • Telenor
  • Yahoo!


  • Secustream Technologies (Conax)
  • ClustRA (Sun)


The Data and Information Management research group's photographic memories.

DIF Photos