The main focus of research at the Institute of Data Science in Jena is on data management, analysis and processing of large and heterogeneous data. Furthermore, research is being conducted in topics such as IT security, smart systems (Industry 4.0) and Citizen Science.
The work complements established research areas at the DLR institutes and extends DLR's core competences. In line with the thematic focus of the institute, four departments are planned to be established, which are supported by six DLR internal working groups during the build-up phase.
The institute for data sciences is based on a solid internal network with DLR institutes and will contribute in close cooperation with regional research and industry partners to solutions for the complex challenges of the topics Big Data, IT Security, Citizen Science and Smart Systems.
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In the development phase of the institute, working groups are being formed on data management, visual analytics, climate information, IT security, digital production technologies and Citizen Science.