Convergence Center, School of Information Studies
research and educational initiative was established in 1999
as a response to the managerial and industrial changes created
by “digital convergence,” which refers to the ability of digital
media to fuse together voice, video, data, and print in new
applications and networks.
Center for Digital Commerce, School of Information Studies
center conducts research and provides strategic analysis in
all areas of digital and electronic commerce, involving faculty,
students, affiliates, partners, and constituents.
Center for Natural Language Processing (CNLP), School of Information
in 1999, CNLP advances the development of software designed
to have a human-like understanding of languages for government,
commercial, and consumer applications.
Center for Emerging Network Technologies, School of Information
center provides laboratory-based testing of enterprise-class,
network-oriented hardware and software products, focusing on
scalability, interoperability, manageability, and overall value
in enabling a range of information-oriented applications. Founded
in 2001, it provides students with laboratory-oriented learning
opportunities related to network technologies.
Information Institute of Syracuse (IIS), School of Information
institute administers and sponsors projects for educators at
all levels, including the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information
& Technology; the award-winning, Internet-based Ask ERIC
Question and Answer Service and Virtual Library; the Gateway
to Educational Materials project, sponsored by the U.S. Department
of Education; and the Virtual Reference Desk, sponsored by the
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. IIS was
founded in 1977 as the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources.
It expanded to its current configuration and became known as
the IIS in 1996.