The Knowledge Discovery Team (KD) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) in Sankt Augustin, Germany, is a research group (40 scientists, 12 PhD students, several students) devoted to Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery for more than a decade. IAIS-KD manages the EU Coordinate Action (CA) KDubiq - Knowledge Discovery in Ubiquitous Environments -  with more than 400 members. Professional experience and expertise in this group include Web Mining, Text Mining, Spatial Data Mining and Multimedia Mining, database integration of data mining methods, distributed data mining using Linux-clusters.

In the SIMDAT project, IAIS is responsible for providing data-mining and text-mining technology and integrating it in knowledge services and workflows. 

Fraunhofer IAIS website