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IBM Research India - Information And Analytics


The Information and Analytics group at IBM Research, India is focused on developing next-generation technologies in various areas such as database systems, cloud computing, information retrieval, distributed computing, information integration, business intelligence, data/text mining, and big data platforms. These technologies are driven by IBM Research's goal of building intelligent solutions and services to address business problems in various industrial sectors, including financial, telecommunication, retail and healthcare, among others. Our current projects and areas of interest include:

  • Managing uncertain data at scale, including issues relating to data quality and analytics over uncertain enterprise, web, sensor and human-generated data
  • Data fusion, ETL, information integration, entity resolution, and analytics over structured and unstructured multimodal data
  • Systems, frameworks, and techniques for scalable information extraction, indexing, and search over massive volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data, including machine generated and log data.
  • All aspects of big data including discovery, curation, governance and analytics leveraging scale-out platforms such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases
  • Advanced business intelligence, data mining and predictive analytics for various domains such as marketing, banking, etc
  • Automation & optimization of IT infrastructure and applications leveraging innovations from software engineering, HCI, structured and unstructured data analytics, data mining, machine learning and optimization
  • Spatio-temporal and geo-spatial data analysis
  • Graph Analytics at scale on platforms like TinkerPop and Titan. Integration of Graphs with structured (RDBMS) or unstructured text documents
  • Data privacy and security in the context of cloud based data services
  • Core database technologies