The Intelligent Technology and Systems Laboratory, based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University, is primarily engaged in the fundamentals and practical applications of artificial intelligence methods. This includes intelligent information processing, problem-solving, computational linguistics, intelligent control, pattern recognition, and neural networks. The lab focuses on artificial intelligence applications and integrated system technologies, encompassing intelligent robotics, human-computer interaction, as well as sound, graphics, image, text, and language processing.

The laboratory has undertaken numerous national key research tasks and has achieved international standards in some research areas. For instance, achievements like the "Interactive and Self-learning Offline Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition System and Method" and the "Hierarchical Problem-solving Theory and Application in Artificial Intelligence" have received recognition through national scientific and technological advancement awards as well as natural science awards.

Research Areas

· Cross-disciplinary Research on Cognitive Processes and Intelligent Information Processing
· Theoretical and Methodological Research for Content-based Massive Information Processing, with a Focus on Specific Algorithms and Applications for Information Security, Information Retrieval, and Information Mining
· Computer Science Theories, including Algorithm Design and Complexity Analysis, Formal Methods, Quantum Computing and Quantum Information, and Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
· Machine Learning Theories and Methods for Dynamic Processes
· Intelligent Modeling and Control Theories for Multi-time-scale Nonlinear Systems and Distributed Parameter Systems, Applied in the Dynamics, Planning, and Control of Space Robots
· Application Theories and Technologies of Advanced Intelligent Information Processing and Control in Systems such as Mobile Robots and Intelligent Vehicles, Humanoid Robots, Unmanned Aircraft, and Space Robots
· Theoretical and Methodological Research in Natural Language and Text Processing, Pattern Recognition, including Speech and Chinese Character Recognition, Biometric Identification, Intelligent Video Surveillance, Multimedia Information Processing, Signal Processing Theory and Applications
· Intelligent Graphic and Text Information Processing, including Various Text Recognition, Document Recognition, and Understanding