University of A Coruña

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The University of A Coruña (Spain) is a public institution whose primary objective is the generation, management and dissemination of culture and scientific, technological and professional knowledge through the development of research and teaching.

The University of A Coruña conceives his essential purpose as a quality public service aimed at achieving greater levels of welfare for the group of the society through the pursuit of social, scientific and technological advances in a framework of ethical values. Part of its mission is the formation of an open, critical, democracy and solidarity citizenship, capable of analyzing reality, diagnose problems, formulate and implement solutions based in knowledge and oriented to the common good.

Research Center for Information and Communication Technologies (CITIC) is a singular research center of the University of A Coruña, which main objective is to promote the advancement and excellence in research, development and innovation on Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and to promote the transfer of knowledge and results to the society. CITIC is composed by 13 research groups from UDC, with more than 250 researchers working in three main Technology Areas:

  • Data and Information Science: Big data, machine learning, statistics, mathematical models and simulation, information retrieval, GIS, document management systems and web information, quantum information.
  • Perception, cognition and interaction: artificial intelligence, artificial vision, recommendatory systems and gamification, cybersecurity.
  • Computer architecture, sensor and communications: Internet of Things, High Performance Computing, wireless communications, cloud computing, distributed systems.




With more than 30 University-Industry collaborative projects per year, CITIC is a meeting point between the UDC research groups and ICT companies of the Galicia region.

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