The research group on Intelligent Information Systems focusses on Experience Management, Organizational Memories, and Collaborative Multi-Agent Systems that foster creation, accumulation, sharing, reuse, and further development of explicit knowledge within an organization or web community, which may be prevalent in manifold different formats.


Our Competence Areas

We are one of the leading research groups on knowledge and experience management. Our core technologies in research and application include:

  • Case-Based Reasoning
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Knowledge Modelling and Representation
  • Development of Knowledge-based systems for technical diagnosis
  • Databases and Knowledge Repositories
  • Process Modelling, Configuration, Planning, and Enactment
  • Machine Learning, Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery
  • Ambient Intelligence

We contribute to

the following NESSI Groups

  • eHealth
  • Semantic Technologies
  • User Service Interaction

Our Software is Developed Using Recent Technologies like

  • Java, C++, C#
  • XML, JSP
  • Web Services
  • OWL, RDF(S)

Our Research Partners include

  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Lehigh University, USA
  • Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • University of Calgary, Canada
  • University Pierre et Marie Curie, France
  • University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Fraunhofer Insititute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Fraunhofer Insititute for Integrated Circuits, Dresden, Germany
  • FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • University of Trier, Germany
  • Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
  • Top Institute Food and Nutrition, The Netherlands
  • Agrotechnology & Food Innovations B.V., The Netherlands
  • CNet Svenska AB, Sweden
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Industrial Partners include

  • AMG-Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • British Telecom, London, UK
  • ChipsandMore GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Attensity Europe GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • mediScon worldwide, Hannover, Germany
  • T-VOS, Hanover, Germany
  • ITinera, Eschborn, Germany
  • Kea-pro GmbH, Switzerland
  • Kiolis S.A., Paris, France
  • dpa-infocom GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
  • Schlumberger, France
  • Eurodoc Systems
  • KnowledgeView
  • Giunti Labs S.r.l., Florence, Italy

We offer

  • cooperation with industry and administration in projects
  • consulting & feasibility studies
  • education & training