Archaeoinformatics - Data Science


Initiative: Datalab @ COS, GMU

DataScience, Steering Committee

Duration: from 2016

DataLab is an initiative of the College of Science at George Mason University conducting multidisciplinary research and developing solutions on large-scale Data Analytics. Our faculty also provides education and training in Data Science and Data Analytics.

DataLab engages researchers across George Mason working on Computational and Data Sciences, as well on data-intensive application areas, such as Medical and Life Sciences, Computational Social Sciences, Earth Systems, GeoIntelligence and Transportation, and Evidence-based Policy.

MDR - GMU Internal

Data Science Tools for Discovering Indicators for Interactions in Finance and Government Sector

Duration: 2017-2018
Interdisciplinary project with the School of Pub­lic Pol­icy (GMU)


  • Identifying keyplayers (influencers)
  • Study their behavior in the finance and government sector


  • Fusing diverse sources of facts (People, Roles in gov., Activities in financial sector)
  • Heterogeneous Information Network Analysis
  • Retrieving rich relationship patterns between diverse entities
  • Visualizing relationship network to explore potential keyplayers by domain expert

Text Mining on Litigation Documents

Interdisciplinary project with an consultant company that works with law firms


  • litigation document categorization
  • cost-effective, reasonable and accurate
  • lawyers in the document analysis loop

Efficient query processing and mining in Heterogeneous Information Networks

This industrial project is in collaboration with the Siemens AG (Siemens CT) in Munich.

High throughput spatial data stream management and analysis

This project is in the context of a collaboration with BMW-CarIT in Munich.