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The School of Computing and Informatics have the following research thematic areas:

1. E-governance

Sub-themes:  Open source, Mobile governance, Policy, Privacy, Innovative delivery of e-Gov services, modelling/simulation of infrastructure requirements (to match demand), Usability, etc.
 
2. Mobile Financial Services
Sub-themes:  Financial inclusion, Policy and regulation, Security, Product development
 
3. ICT for development (ICT4D)
Sub-themes:  ICT and Health / Health Informatics, ICT and Agriculture, ICT and Poverty, 
ICT and MSMEs, Policy for ICT4D
 
4. Human Language Technology (HLT)
Sub-themes: Language Resources, Novel Evaluation Methods, -Machine Learning for Language Processing, Spoken Language Processing, Machine Translation, Text Mining, Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining, HLT related policies
 
5. Technology Supported Learning
Sub-themes:  Adoption, Learning support, Methodologies for design and development, 
Policy issues, Quality issues, Impact assessment/ evaluation of e- and m-learning
Evaluation of learning, Collaborative learning and online learning communities
Corporate learning, E-Learning analytics, ICT in education management, Sustainability
Infrastructure issues, m-learning and e-learning for development
 
6. Distributed systems and networks
Sub-themes:  Web-based technologies and applications, Service-based technologies and applications, Grid computing, Cloud Computing, Computer   communications and Networking, Wireless Networks, Security, Internet and Web Technologies
 
7. E-science
Sub-themes:  Bioinformatics, Health Informatics

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