ERCIM's scientific fields of competence

   
AARIT
CNR
CRCIM
CWI
Fraunhofer ICT Group
FNR
FNRS & FWO *
FORTH (ICS)
INRIA
ISI
NTNU
PEG
SICS
SIRA
SpaRCIM
STFC
SZTAKI
UCY UWAW
VTT
Informatics                                  
B. Hardware B.1 Control Structures and Microprogramming (D.3.2)         FOKUS FNR FNRS & FWO (1)         SIRA       UCY  VTT
  B.2 Arithmetic and Logic Structures       CWI     INRIA NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
  B.3 Memory Structures         (1)FNRS & FWO FORTH INRIA ISI     SIRA       UCY  
  B.4 Input/Output and Data Communications         IIS FNRS & FWO (1) FORTH   ISI NTNU SICS SIRA       UCY VTT
   B.5 Register-Transfer-Level Implementaion         IIS FNRS & FWO (1) FORTH       SIRA        
   B.6 Logic Design     MUNI   FOKUS FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH   ISI NTNU   SIRA       UCY UWAW  
   B.7 Integrated Circuit     MUNI   FOKUS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH   ISI NTNU PEG   SIRA       VTT
  B.8 Performance and Reliability (C.4)   ISTI, IIT   CWI FOKUS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH   ISI NTNU   SIRA       UCY  
C. Computer Systems Organization C.1 Processor Architectures     UTIA   FOKUS FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA       UCY  
  C.2 Computer Communication Networks AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI CWI FOKUS, ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA   STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  C.3 Special-Purpose and Application-Based Systems (J.7) AARIT ISTI, IIT     IAIS, FOKUS, IIS FNR   FORTH INRIA   PEG SICS SIRA       UCY  
  C.4 Performance of Systems AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI CWI FOKUS, ISST, ITWM, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU SICS SIRA       UCY VTT
  C.5 Computer System Implementation AARIT       FOKUS, ISST FNRS & FWO (1) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU SICS SIRA       UCY  
D. Software D.1 Programming Techniques (E) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI IESE, FOKUS, IAIS, IIS FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  D.2 Software Engineering (K.6.3) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ISST, IESE, FIT, FOKUS, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (8) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  D.3 Programming Languages AARIT ISTI, IIT CS CWI FOKUS, IAIS, IIS FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  D.4 Operating Systems (C) AARIT ISTI, IIT  CS   FOKUS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
E. Data E.1 Data Structures AARIT ISTI, IIT CS CWI IESE, FOKUS, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY UWAW  
  E.2 Data Storage Representations AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI  IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY UWAW  
  E.3 Data Encryption AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI IGD, IESE, FOKUS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA NTNU SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  E.4 Coding and Information Theory (H.1.1) AARIT   MUNI, UTIA CWI IGD, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  E.5 Files (D.4.3, F.2.2, H.2) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI  IAIS, IIS FNRS & FWO (1) FORTH INRIA NTNU SICS SIRA       UCY  
F. Theory of Computation F.1 Computation by Abstract Devices AARIT   MUNI, CS CWI   FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA   PEG SICS SIRA       UWAW  
  F.2 Analysis of Algorithms and Problem Complexity (B.6, B.7, F.1.3) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI  IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA     SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  F.3 Logics and Meaning of Programs AARIT ISTI, IIT CS CWI   FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA NTNU SICS SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY UWAW  
  F.4 Mathematical Logic and Formal Languages AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI   FNR FNRS & FWO (8) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
G. Mathematics of Computing G.1 Numerical Analysis (MSC 65, 33-35) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, UTIA CWI SCAI, ITWM, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (7)   INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  G.2 Discrete Mathematics (MSC 05, 06) AARIT   MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI SCAI, ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA ISI   PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  G.3 Probability and Statistics (MSC 60, 62) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI FOKUS, ITWM, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  G.4 Mathematical Software     MUNI, CS CWI ITWM, SCAI FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA NTNU SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI VTT
H. Information Systems H.1 Models and Principals AARIT ISTI, IIT CS, UTIA CWI FOKUS, IESE, ITWM, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  H.2 Database Management (E.5) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI FOKUS, FIT, ITWM, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  H.3 Information Storage and Retrieval AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI FOKUS, FIT, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  H.4 Information Systems Applications AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ISST, IESE, FIT, FOKUS, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  H.5 Information Interfaces and Presentation (e.g., HCI) (I.7) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI CWI IGD, IOSB, IESE, FIT, FOKUS, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC   UCY VTT
I. Computing Methodologies I.1 Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation       CWI ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (4)   INRIA   PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  I.2 Artificial Intelligence AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI FOKUS, IESE, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  I.3 Computer Graphics AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, UTIA IGD, FOKUS, FIT, IESE, IAIS, ITWM, IIS FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  I.4 Image Processing and Computer Vision AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, UTIA CWI IOSB, FIT, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (8) FORTH INRIA ISI   PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  I.5 Pattern Recognition AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, UTIA CWI IOSB, FOKUS, IESE, IAIS, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA ISI   PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  I.6 Simulatin and Modeling (G.3) AARIT ISTI, IIT UTIA CWI ITWM, SCAI, IESE, FIT, FOKUS, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA   STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW VTT
  I.7 Document and Text Processing (H.4, H.5) AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI CWI FOKUS, ISST, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY UWAW VTT
J. Computer Applications J.1 Administrative Data Processing AARIT       FOKUS, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (1)         PEG   SIRA   STFC SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  J.2 Physical Sciences and Engineering AARIT   CS CWI ITWM, SCAI FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM STFC   UCY  
  J.3 Life and Medical Science AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI, CS CWI SCAI, IESE, FOKUS, FIT, ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (6) FORTH INRIA ISI NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY VTT
  J.4 Social and Behavioral Science AARIT ISTI, IIT   CWI IAO, IAIS FNR   FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA        
  J.5 Arts and Humanities AARIT ISTI, IIT MUNI CWI IAO, IAIS FNR   FORTH     NTNU PEG SICS SIRA       UWAW  
  J.6 Computer-Aided Engineering AARIT ISTI, IIT     IGD, ITWM FNR   FORTH INRIA ISI   PEG   SIRA   STFC SZTAKI VTT
  J.7 Computers in other Systems (C.3) AARIT       IESE FNR   FORTH INRIA   PEG SICS SIRA       UCY  
K. Computing Milieux K.1 Computer Industry             FORTH       PEG   SIRA       UCY  
  K.2 History of Computing AARIT       FNRS & FWO (1)     NTNU   SIRA        
  K.3 Computers and Education AARIT ISTI, IIT   CWI IESE, FIT FNR FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH   NTNU   SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY UWAW  
  K.4 Computers and Society AARIT     CWI IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (1) FORTH   ISI   PEG SICS SIRA        
  K.5 Legal Aspects of Computing         IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (1)           SIRA       UCY  
  K.6 Management of Computing and Information Systems   ISTI, IIT     ITWM, FOKUS, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH     PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM     UCY  
  K.7 The Computing Profession                     PEG SICS SIRA        
  K.8 Personal Computing AARIT           FORTH       PEG SICS SIRA        
                        PEG            
                                     
Mathematics 00 General       CWI SCAI, ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (2)           SIRA        
  01 History and biography                     SIRA       UWAW  
  03 Mathematical logic and foundations     CS CWI   FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA     SIRA SpaRCIM     UWAW  
  05 Combinatorics     MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ITWM FNRS & FWO (2) FORTH INRIA     SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW VTT
  06 Order, lattices, ordered algebraic structures AARIT   MUNI     FNRS & FWO (2)   INRIA     SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW  
  08 General algebraic systems AARIT   MUNI     FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA       SIRA SpaRCIM     UWAW  
                                   
  11 Number theory     CS CWI   FNRS & FWO (2)         PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  12-22 Algebra     MUNI   ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM     UWAW  
                                   
  26 Real functions         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)       NTNU PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  28 Measure and integration         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA   NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
                                   
  30 Functions of a complex variable         ITWM FNRS & FWO (3)       NTNU PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  31 Potential theory         ITWM         NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
  32 Several complex variables and analytic spaces         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA   NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  33 Special functions       ITWM     INRIA   NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
  34 Ordinary differential equations     MUNI, UTIA CWI ITWM FNRS & FWO (4)   INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  35 Partial differential equations     MUNI, UTIA CWI ITWM FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  37 Dynamical systems and ergodic theory     UTIA   ITWM FNRS & FWO (3)   INRIA   NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  39 Difference and functional equations         ITWM FNRS & FWO (3)   INRIA       SIRA       UWAW  
  40 Sequences, series, summability         ITWM         NTNU PEG   SIRA        
  41 Approximations and expansions       CWI ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA   NTNU PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  42 Fourier analysis         ITWM, IIS FNRS & FWO (4) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  43 Abstract harmonic analysis         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)       NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  44 Integral transforms, operational calculus         ITWM FNRS & FWO (2)         PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  45 Integral equations         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA     PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  46 Functional analysis     MUNI   ITWM FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA   NTNU PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  47 Operator theory     MUNI   ITWM FNRS & FWO (2)       NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
  49 Calculus of variations and optimal control; optimization     UTIA CWI ITWM FNRS & FWO (4)   INRIA   NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW  
                                   
  51 Geometry     MUNI   ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (2)       NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  52 Convex and discrete geometry       CWI ITWM             SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  53 Differential geometry     MUNI   ITWM FNRS & FWO (2)       NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  54 General topology         ITWM     INRIA       SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  55 Algebraic topology AARIT       ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)   INRIA   NTNU   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW  
  57 Manifolds and cell complexes         ITWM FNRS & FWO (1)       NTNU   SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  58 Global analysis, analysis on manifolds         ITWM FNRS & FWO (2)       NTNU   SIRA       UWAW  
                                   
  60 Probability theory and stochastic processes     MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (5) FORTH INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW VTT
  62 Statistics     MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ITWM, IAIS FNR FNRS & FWO (6)   INRIA NTNU PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW VTT
  65 Numerical analysis   ISTI MUNI, CS, UTIA CWI ITWM, IIS FNRS & FWO (6)   INRIA NTNU PEG   SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI UWAW  
                                   
  70-86 Mathematical Physics       CWI ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (1)       NTNU PEG   SIRA   STFC   UWAW  
                                   
  90 Operations research, mathematical programming     MUNI, UTIA CWI FOKUS, ITWM, IIS FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA   PEG SICS SIRA SpaRCIM   SZTAKI  
  91 Game theory, economics, social and behavioral sciences   ISTI UTIA CWI
CWI
FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA     PEG   SIRA     SZTAKI UCY UWAW  
  92 Biology and other natural sciences       CWI ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (3) FORTH INRIA NTNU SICS SIRA     SZTAKI UWAW  
  93 Systems theory; control AARIT   UTIA CWI ITWM FNR FNRS & FWO (5)   INRIA   NTNU PEG   SIRA   STFC SZTAKI UWAW  
  94 Information and communication, circuits         ITWM, IIS FNRS & FWO (3)   INRIA   NTNU PEG   SIRA       UWAW  
  97 Mathematics education     UTIA   ITWM FNRS & FWO (2)           SIRA       UWAW  

FNRS-FWO: The figures in brackets refer to the number of Belgian institutes active in this field:

UCL: http://www.ucl.ac.be
KUL: http://www.kuleuven.ac.be
CETIC: http://www.cetic.be
ULB: http://www.ulb.ac.be
VUB: http://www.vub.ac.be
UGent: http://www.ugent.be
UAntwerpen: http://www.ua.ac.be
ULg: http://www.ulg.be
LUC: http://www.luc.ac.be
FPMS: http://www.fpms.ac.be
UMH: http://www.umh.ac.be
FUNDP: http://www.fundp.ac.be