Members of the principles and methodologies group explore basic issues that confront computing today. Because theory cuts across every aspect of computer science, we tend to interact with a large number of other departments.
Some of the problems that we think about are:
The TaxMan version of the CLEVER
search engine was used to populate the "business technology" taxonomy
on the SAP web portal mySAP.com, which was featured along with the CLEVER
results at the 1999 SAP SAPPHIRE trade show in Philadelphia.
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|Text and Information, Clever Searching||Searching, classifying and organizing text and hypertext data.|
|Information Security||Protecting your information from adversaries.|
|Algorithms||Studying basic issues in computing,.....|
|Database Principles||...the foundations and principles of database systems.....|
|Distributed Systems||...and of distributed systems.|