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The Department of Computer Science consists of four units. Two units can be found on the Campus of Leuven (Arenberg III): Informatics and Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (NUMA). A third unit is located on the campus in Kortrijk: Computer Science @ Kulak. The last unit is the Technology Cluster, divided over six campuses all over Flanders.

videos: discover two of our research projects

Sports Analytics at the Department of Computer Science

PhD researcher Tim Op De Beéck, professor Jesse Davis, and research manager Wannes Meert explain more about their work at the DTAI Sports Analytics Lab. This research is not only vital for professional athletes and coaches to improve their performance, but also helps recreational athletes to train more efficiently, with less injuries and faster recovery. 

PHARA: The Future of Shopping

Did you know research at our department also focusses on the future of grocery shopping? Discover PHARA, an augmented reality app that shows food recommendations and supports you while shopping for groceries, helping you choose healthier alternatives. Featuring PhD researcher Francisco Gutiérrez Hernández, and Postdoctoral researcher Robin De Croon, of our Augment research group.

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DISTRINET: Distributed and Secure Software

Distributed and Secure Software. Security-critical systems, embedded and ubiquitous software, distributed and internet applications.

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DTAI: Declarative Languages and Artificial Intelligence

Declarative languages and Artificial Intelligence. Machine learning, data mining and knowledge representation.

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HCI: Human-Computer Interaction

Human-computer interaction. Information visualization, recommendation and search, computer graphics, virtual reality, multimedia and natural language processing and interaction.

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Onderwijsmethodologie en Vakdidactiek Informatica.



Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Numerical approximation, linear algebra, scientific computing, numerical integration and nonlinear equations & software.

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codes - Kulak Kortrijk Campus

Combinatorial Optimisation and Decision Support. Construction of models, the behaviour and the application of metaheuristics for combinatorial optimisation at the common frontier of artificial intelligence and optimisation.

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Technology Cluster Computer Science

Secure and Mobile software, functional and embedded programming, artificial intelligence, physical computing, and digital media. 

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