As a central institution of the University of Hamburg, the House of Computing and Data Science (HCDS) supports interdisciplinary research and application of innovative digital methods in close cooperation with its partners from science and industry in the Hamburg metropolitan region. It coordinates and supports the implementation of the digital strategy in research at the University of Hamburg. It fuels the easy adoption, usage and research of digital methods in its Methodology Competence Center and offers to various disciplines and projects a forum for the exchange of information and collaboration at the interface between method-ioriented sciences and their applications in all fields of science and the humanities applied sciences in its Cross-Disciplinary Labs.
The HCDS is currently coordinating the KIEZ network.
The HCDS is currently building up GPU computing resources as well as an indexing infrastructure for large document collections.