Artificial Intelligence
and Data Analytics
Research Group
Ghent University - IDlab

Research Projects

Our research group currently receives funding from the following projects:


Formalising Subjective Interestingness in Exploratory Data Mining. ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Principal Investigator: Tijl De Bie.

Odysseus: Exploring Data

Exploring Data: Theoretical Foundations and Applications to Web, Multimedia, and Omics Data. FWO Odysseus type I project, Belgium. Principal Investigator: Tijl De Bie.

Spilling the beans

Data mining without spilling the beans: Preserving more than privacy alone. FWO Project. Principal Investigators: Tijl De Bie, Jefrey Lijffijt.

Pegasus Fellowship

Personalised, interactive, and visual exploratory mining of patterns in complex data. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship (FWO-EU COFUND). Principal Investigator: Jefrey Lijffijt.


Current members.

Former members.

  • Dr. Paolo Simeone

Research Topics

Topics our group is currently conducting research on include:

Graph Embedding


Topological Data Analysis

Graph Summarization

Subgroup Discovery

Opinion Formation

Research Output

List of Publications:

Code & Data:


A library for evaluating network embeddings on link prediction.


Code for the paper 'Conditional Network Embeddings'


A Subjective and Interactive Visual Data Exploration Tool.

Interesting Trees

Code for the paper 'Mining Subjectively Interesting Connecting Trees'.

Subgroup discovery

Code for the paper 'Subgroup discovery in numeric data'.

News & Events

Lates news regarding our group and events we are or have been organizing:





Summer schools:

Contact Us

We currently have PhD and Postdoc opened positions, if you want to join our team contact us at: