Intelligent Systems Laboratory (ISL) of METU has been established with the aim of working on industrially applicable solutions using machine learning and information retrieval techniques. ISL's mission includes directing its research efforts primarily towards applied and strategic research with the objectives ofadvancing knowledge, supporting teaching and contributing to the progress of the community. The general areas of expertise in the lab has been evolved around the following topics:
- Machine learning techniques for game playing
- Automated photograph and video annotation
- Recommandation Systems and Usage Mining.