Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Data Lab

Data and Web Science Lab (DATALAB A.U.Th.) is an active research group engaged in research and innovation on ICT complex data science and engineering technologies, offering end-to-end multi way and multi scope analytics. Datalab has strong expertise in the following research topics: data mining and analysis for big data, information retrieval and core data management, design and development, massively parallel systems, strong theoretical background and decentralized applications.

  • In the framework of iMEdD’s International Journalism Week, post-doctoral researcher and data scientist, Ilias Dimitriadis, senior researcher and data scientist Pavlos Sermpezis along with professor Athena Vakali presented a set of tools developed and provided by the Data and Web Science Lab, which can empower media professionals to analyze and trust Twitter information. 
  • In addition, the iMEdD Lab and the Datalab of the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have launched a collaborative research project on “The Greek wiretapping scandal on Twitter: The course of the conversation, polarization and the role of the media”.