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Large-Scale Informatics Systems Laboratory (LaSIGE)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
University of Lisbon
Address:
Av. Rovisco Pais, MicroLab-Tecnico, Campus Alameda, Lisboa, PO: 1049-001, Grande Lisboa (Portugal)
Location
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Departamento de Informática Edifício C6, Piso 3, Lisboa, PO: 1749-016 (Portugal)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Portugal
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1998
Scientific Description
LaSIGE is a research unit of the Department of Computer Science and

Engineering (DI) of the University of Lisbon (ULisboa), Faculty of Sciences (FCUL). LaSIGE performs a number of research activities in several sub-areas of computer science and engineering including:

human-computer interaction and multimedia; information management, net-centric, parallel and distributed computing; software engineering; and security and dependability.



The current research lines pursued, which constitute guiding vectors for LaSIGE researchers, are: Biomedical Informatics; Fault and Intrusion Tolerance in Open Distributed Systems; Human Computer Interaction and Multimedia; Methods and Techniques for Engineering Software Systems;

Timeliness and Adaptation in Dependable Systems.

RI Keywords
Software engineering and net-centric computing, Information management, Security and dependability, Human-computer interaction and multimedia
Classifications
RI Category
Databases
Research Bibliographies
Data Mining and Analysis (Methodological) Centers, including statistical analysis
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Software Service Facilities
Distributed Computing Facilities
Bio-informatics Facilities
Scientific Domain
Information Science and Technology
Services
JITT

- a set of tools and libraries for intrusion tolerance using the Java programming language, including implementations of Byzantine Paxos and verifiable secret sharing; http://www.navigators.di.fc.ul.pt/software/jitt/.

SePi

- a concurrent, message-passing programming language based on the pi-calculus; http://gloss.di.fc.ul.pt/sepi.

Appia

- a layered communication toolkit; http://appia.di.fc.ul.pt/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page.

AGUIA/J

- Pedagogical environment for experimenting object-oriented programming in Java; http://www.aguiaj.org.pt/.

xAmp

- a protocol suite for group communication; http://www.navigators.di.fc.ul.pt/software/xAMp/xAMp.html.

Adaptare

- a framework for automatic and dependable adaptation in dynamic environments; http://www.navigators.di.fc.ul.pt/software/Adaptare.jar.

PESTT

- an Eclipse plug-in for learning and designing unit tests for the Java language; http://pestt.github.io/.

QualWeb Evaluator

http://accessible-serv.lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/~qualweb/evaluator_online/en/.

hsSim

- an extensible interoperable object-oriented n-Level hierarchical scheduling simulator; https://code.google.com/p/hssim/.

MIL - Multithreaded Intermediate Language

http://gloss.di.fc.ul.pt/mil.

Therminfo - Collecting, Retrieving, and Estimating Reliable Thermochemical Data

http://therminfo.lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/.

Mool

- a mini object-oriented language in a Java-like style with support for concurrency, that allows programmers to specify class usage protocols as types; http://gloss.di.fc.ul.pt/mool/.

BICA

- an extension of the Java language that enables the verification of Java programs against a session type specification; http://plone.di.fc.ul.pt/gloss/bica.

RT-PSS

- a real-time proactive secret sharing library for RTAI (Real Time Application Interface); http://sourceforge.net/projects/rt-pss/.

ConGu

- a tool that supports the checking of Java classes against property-driven algebraic specifications; http://gloss.di.fc.ul.pt/congu.

TCB/TTCB

- a distributed wormhole that provides a set of time and security related services; http://www.navigators.di.fc.ul.pt/software/tcb/index.htm.

MPI Sessions

- toolchain for validating Message Passing Interface programs written in the C language; http://gloss.di.fc.ul.pt/MPISessions.

NAMS - Non-contiguous Atom Matching Structural Similarity

http://nams.lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/.

MobileWaaT - Mobile Web accessibility assessment Tool

http://www.accessible-eu.org/index.php/wcag-20-assessment-tool.html.

B3PP - Blood Brain Barrier Penetration Prediction

http://b3pp.lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/.

DepSpace

- a Byzantine fault-tolerant coordination service based on the tuple space model; http://www.navigators.di.fc.ul.pt/software/depspace/.

SMaRt

- a Byzantine-fault-tolerant state machine replication library developed in Java with simplicity and robustness as primary requirements; https://code.google.com/p/bft-smart/.

CIDS - Citation Impact Discerning Self-citations

http://cids.fc.ul.pt/cids_2_3/.

ProteinOn - Protein Interactions and Ontology

http://www.lasige.di.fc.ul.pt/webtools/proteinon/.

Equipment
40+ computer farm for distributed systems experiments
A cluster of high‐performance servers for information integration experiments
A small audio‐video studio for HCI experiments
Restricted and isolated network for security experiments
Collaborations
Networks
GUIDE—Gentle User Interfaces for Disabled and Elderly Citizens
TClouds - Trustworthy Clouds Privacy and Resilience for Internet-scale Critical Infrastructure
SEGRID - Security for smart Electricity GRIDs
MASSIF - MAnagement of Security information and events in Service InFrastructures
ITACA - Innovation Technologies and Applications for Coastal Archaeological sites
ACCESSIBLE - Accessibility Assessment Simulation Environment for New Applications Design and Development
BiobankCloud - Scalable, Secure Storage of Biobank Data
KARYON - Kernel-Based ARchitecture for safetY-critical cONtrol
ASTARTE - Assessment, STrategy And Risk Reduction for Tsunamis in Europe
SecFuNet - Security for Future Networks
Date of last update: 09/07/2014