Formed in October 2015, the IRIS research group is a team composed by 7 tenured faculty members and about 20 students enrolled in PhD and master programs. Our research deals with complex, heterogeneous, and evolving data and tackles two directions: Information retrieval (IR) and Information synthesis (IS).

Information Retrieval

Retrieval model, contextual retrieval

Information Synthesis

Aggregated search, scientometrics, data mining


Social, Medical


Benchmarks: TREC, CLEF, INEX


Text (structured or not), network data