The Knowledge Tehnologies is

department of Jožef Stefan Institute.

We develop artificial intelligence methods and advanced
information technologies aimed at acquiring, storing and
managing knowledge to be used in the context of the
information- and knowledge-based society.

 

 

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Established areas of our work include machine learning (intelligent
data analysis, data mining, and knowledge discovery in databases)
and decision support, analysis of text and network data, language
technologies, computational linguistics and digital humanities,
as well as computational creativity and computational scientific discovery.

In addition to performing research in knowledge technologies
and methods, we also develop applications of such technologies
in ecology and agriculture; bioinformatics, drug design, medicine,
biomedicine, and ambient intelligence; economics, finance and
marketing; and finally space operations and Earth observation.

The Knowledge Tehnologies is department of Jožef Stefan Institute.

We develop artificial intelligence methods and advanced information technologies aimed at acquiring, storing and managing knowledge to be used in the context of the information- and knowledge-based society.

 

 

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Established areas of our work include machine learning (intelligent data analysis, data mining, and knowledge discovery in databases) and decision support, analysis of text and network data, language technologies, computational linguistics and digital humanities, as well as computational creativity and computational scientific discovery.

In addition to performing research in knowledge technologies and methods, we also develop applications of such technologies in ecology and agriculture; bioinformatics, drug design, medicine, biomedicine, and ambient intelligence; economics, finance and marketing; and finally space operations and Earth observation.

 Research areas

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MACHINE LEARNING

We are focusing on multi-target prediction, developing various methods addressing different machine learning tasks. We are also addressing the topic of representation learning, where we are developing data mining methods for the analysis of heterogeneous data, and using them in several application domains.

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DECISION SUPPORT AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Our long-term goal in the area of decision support is to develop methods and techniques of decision modeling, support them with software and integrate them with data mining systems. In the area of explainable artificial intelligence, we are developing and evaluating methods for variable importance estimation and feature ranking in several contexts.

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SCIENCE

We are addressing the fields of semantic technologies to support the process of data analysis, computational scientific discovery to propose the use of probabilistic grammars to represent domain knowledge in equation discovery, and computational creativity to develop new methods for the creative generation of natural language text.

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LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES AND DIGITAL HUMANITIES

We are working on machine learning methods for natural language processing and understanding. Our research is also on the field of text and network analytics is to combine methods of text mining, natural language processing, network analysis, and topic detection to reveal and highlight underlying characteristics in different domains. We are also leading CLARIN.SI, open access language resources and being active in the field of digital humanities.

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KNOWLEDGE TECHNOLOGIES FOR SOCIETY

This part of our work is concerning the use of knowledge technologies for solving practically relevant problems from many different areas, ranging from agriculture and industry, through medicine and healthcare, to media, education, industry, and space sector.

News/Events

Adidas and Lululemon with the research of our department to new women’s sport shoes

Adidas and Lululemon with the research of our department to new women’s sport shoes

In December 2019, Prof. dr. Sašo Džeroski from the Department of knowledge technologies from "Jožef Stefan" ...
Our colleagues have published a paper in the top-tier journal in Computer Science

Our colleagues have published a paper in the top-tier journal in Computer Science

Researchers from the Department of Knowledge Technologies (E8) and the Computer Systems Department (E7) at JSI ...
Pre-New Year social event

Pre-New Year social event

At the Department of Knowledge Technologies, Mili traditionally surprises us with an original pre-New Year social ...
Bojan Evkoski successfully defended his master degree

Bojan Evkoski successfully defended his master degree

Bojan Evkoski successfully defended his master's degree titled Community evolution analysis with Ensemble ...

Projects

EU Projects

National Projects

Other Projects

Publications

MONOGRAPHIES

Collection of all monographs and their basic data, written by members of the department. The books have also been published by the most prestigious publishers such as Springer.

ARTICLES

Here you will find a list of all published scientific articles and  published scientific conference contributions with links to their editions.

THESES

You are invited to read our doctoral dissertations, master’s and bachelor’s degrees.

Department in the media

RTV published an article about our achievement on the MMC portal

RTV published an article about our achievement on the MMC portal

Slovenian national television published news on its MMC portal about our achievement when companies Adidas and ...
Zois awards ceremony

Zois awards ceremony

Nada Lavrač received the Zois award for original methods of data representation for effective machine learning. Congratulations!
Sašo Džeroski gave statements for the Serbian media

Sašo Džeroski gave statements for the Serbian media

Sašo Džeroski was one of the keynote speakers at the First Serbian International Conference on Applied Artificial ...
How much hate speech is on Twitter?

How much hate speech is on Twitter?

Petra Kralj Novak had an interview for radio Štajerski val entitled How much is hate speech on Twitter? You are ...
An interview with Marko Debeljak was published in Finance magazine

An interview with Marko Debeljak was published in Finance magazine

The article entitled 'Artificial intelligence is becoming important support in the decision-making process' can be ...