SECABA is a multi-disciplinary laboratory composed of researchers on Library Sciences and/or Computer Sciences. SECABA develops technologies based on Soft Computing tools to improve the information access processes on both the Web and Digital Libraries (DL). The main is to facilitate the users the expression of their information needs in the information access processes and satisfy those needs with relevant information.
So, SECABA develops new user-centered approaches to evaluate quality on the Web and DL in order to identify the problems of information access services and support the development of better information access systems. SECABA works in these research lines: information retrieval (IR) foundations, Web information retrieval, recommender systems, Web quality evaluation, Semantic Web and Digital Libraries.