Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Center for Research in Exploratory Data and Information Analysis

Faculty & Staff

CREDIA Co-Directors

Professor Matthew Ward is a Full Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Connecticut in 1981. He worked in the research division of AT&T Bell Laboratories and at Skantek Corporation prior to joining WPI in 1986. His research focuses on exploratory visualization of data and information, a field in which he is internationally recognized, particularly for the interactive visualization tools he has developed and distributed within the public domain. For more information about Professor Ward, visit his homepage.


Professor Carolina Ruiz is an Assistant Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park. Professor Ruiz's research centers around the development and use of intelligent techniques for knowledge discovery in databases and data mining. Her current research projects include data mining for genetic analysis, exploratory analysis of sleep data, and sequence mining. She is the founder and coordinator of WPI's Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining Research Group (KDDRG).. For more information about Professor Ruiz, visit her homepage

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Center for Research in Exploratory Data and Information Analysis - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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