The Research Centre for Data Analytics and Cognition (CDAC) aims to advance the paradigms of  business analytics and data science.

This will be achieved by using over a decade of research in our specialty areas; allowing us to create new models, techniques and methods into the frontiers of:

  • Cognitive science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Cognitive psychology

Our Vision

To revolutionize human engagement and interaction in data-intensive environments.

Our Mission

To provide La Trobe University with the capacity to bridge the gap between different researchers, research groups and other collaborators, using data analytics as a platform for collaboration by:

  1. Fostering the application of data analytics and cognitive computing into key priorities in the national research agenda
  2. advancing the foundational disciplines of data analytics, data science, business analytics, cognitive computing and big data with innovative research outcomes and an outstanding teaching curriculum
  3. facilitating domestic and international collaborations with industry and academia.

Providing data analytics expertise and support for university researchers, administrators and management