ISCOD develops research on models, technologies and applications related to Decentralised, Cooperative and Open IT Systems. These research activities involve PhD students, fellows and researchers affiliated with the LSTI - Henri Fayol Institute of ENS Mines Saint-Etienne.
The main research subjects investigated in ISCOD are multi-agent-oriented computing, information retrieval, semantic web, security, trust and privacy, artificial intelligence and complex systems.
Inter-disciplinary projects are developed also in collaboration with the Industry, with academic partners.
The ENS Mines Saint-Etienne and Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne are developing the WINPIC project in which they contribute to the design and the development of a collaborative platform for supporting open innovation.
The researches and developments they realize in this project mainly concern: