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Cultural Informatics Lab

Established in 2002, CILab studies the relationship between IT and culture.


Conceptual Modelling

Promotes research in the domain of requirements engineering and information systems design, using conceptual modelling as a theoretical tool, pursuing the alignment of the cultural organisations’ objectives with supporting information and communication technologies.


New Technologies and Aspects of Representation

Explores the multimedia audiovisual environment of the arts of the contemporary world, within the broader cultural context of posthumanism, while giving emphasis to the production of new theories.



Exploits models and theories of digital learning in the context of educational design and production of educational applications addressed to a wide range of users with varying educational background and cultural characteristics. In addition it focuses in the analysis and interpretation of data generated by learners’ interactions in e-learning environments.