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The vision for research within the department of Computer Science is described in its 2020-2025 research strategy, "Towards high-quality and intelligent software". The department's research mission is to create an appealing and lively research environment, leading to a high(er) research quality, productivity, and international visibility.

Research in the Department of Computer Science is composed of four program lines:

Mapping to university research programme

The above research is executed in the context of the research programmes of the OU, specifically within the Learning and Innovation in Resilient Systems (LIRS) programme. The LIRS research programme consists of three main themes: Learning, Resilience, and Innovation. The department's research efforts align with this programme as follows: