Carleton’s Areas of Excellence in Data Sciences including Big Data, Data Analytics, and Social Sentiment Analytics

Among the best comprehensive universities in Canada, Carleton University is actively involved in data sciences, with over 170 researchers from five faculties and 26 university departments, schools and institutes (including cross-appointments) actively engaged in immensely varied research, with applications as far-ranging as criminal profiling, seismic modelling, statistical analysis, business intelligence and linguistic studies.

The Institute now comprises 65 researchers and associate members who are working on projects involving data science and related fields. Examples include:

  • Business analytics in marketing, finance, human resources and operations
  • Sensor data analytics
  • Patient monitoring
  • DNA and molecular modelling data
  • Data from the Confederation Bridge
  • Cloud computing
  • Information retrieval and web information access
  • Natural language processing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Database and information integration