The laboratory activity is focused on databases and geographic information systems. The main research areas are:
- temporal, spatial and spatio-temporal databases;
- network science;
- text mining;
- the traditional geographic information systems (GIS) and web (webGIS);
- tools for the acquisition and analysis of data (data mining, data warehouse, data analysis);
- techniques, tools and algorithms for designing relational databases and XML, with possible spatial and/or temporal extensions.