Research

Fundamental research topics include software model checking, test case generation, static analysis, protocol verification, and formal methods for distributed and concurrent systems. Industrial research is focusing on low level software, and embedded systems in the avionics and automotive sector.

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Teaching

We are offering courses in Formal Methods, Model Checking, Computer-Aided Verification, Abstract Interpretation, and Decision Procedures. We are always looking for enthusiastic young people who are interested in a research project or thesis in the Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs.

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Talks (details)

RiSE seminar
Suguman Bansal
TBA
Wed, Apr 25 at 17:00
IST Austria, Mondi 2
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RiSE seminar
Gabriel Juhás
Synthesis of Petri Nets from Prime Event Structures
Wed, Feb 21 at 17:00
Mondi 2, IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Kim G. Larsen
TBA
Wed, Feb 07 at 17:00
Raiffeisen Lecture Hall, IST Austria
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VCLA
Eunjung Kim
Erdos-Posa Property of Chordless Cycles and its Applications
Tue, Dec 19 at 16:00
Library, Favoritenstraße 9-11, Stairs 2, Floor 4 (HB 04 08)
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VCLA
Przemysław Andrzej Wałęga
Horn fragments of Halpern-Shoham logic: complexity vs expressiveness
Wed, Dec 13 at 11:30
Seminar Room Neumann, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 16)
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RiSE seminar
Tom van Dijk
State of the art parity game solving
Wed, Dec 06 at 17:00
EI 9 Hlawka, Gußhausstraße 27-29, TU Wien
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RiSE seminar
Damien Pous
TBA
Mon, Nov 27 at 17:00
Mondi 2, IST Austria
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VCLA
Maarten Löffler
Pleaching Pencil-&-Paper Picture Puzzles
Wed, Nov 22 at 15:00
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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RiSE seminar
Anthony Widjaja Lin
Decidable Logics for Path Feasibility of Programs with Strings
Wed, Nov 22 at 10:00
Zemanek, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1040 Wien
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RiSE seminar
Anthony Widjaja Lin
Program Analysis through the Lens of Computational Logic
Tue, Nov 21 at 16:00
TU Wien, Lecture room EI9 Hlawka, Gusshausstrasse 27-29
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VCLA
Mohammad Farshi
(Weakly) Self-approaching graphs
Mon, Nov 13 at 16:30
Library, Favoritenstraße 9-11, Stairs 2, Floor 4 (HB 04 08)
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VCLA
Piotr Skowron
Approximating Optimal Social Choice under Metric Preferences
Mon, Nov 13 at 16:00
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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RiSE seminar
Michael I. Jordan
On Computational Thinking, Inferential Thinking and Data Science
Wed, Nov 08 at 17:00
IST - Raiffeisen Lecture Hall, Central Building
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VCLA
Tamara Mchedlidze
Application of the point-line duality principle in graph drawing
Mon, Oct 30 at 17:00
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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VCLA
Gerhard Woeginger
Buffers, Buckets, and Overflows
Fri, Oct 20 at 14:00
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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VCLA
Francesco Scarcello
Dealing with the Shapley Value: islands of tractability and useful tools
Fri, Oct 20 at 09:00
Seminar Room 188/2, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Stairs 3, Floor 4 (HD 04 07)
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VCLA
Roman Prutkin
Graph Embeddings Motivated by Greedy Routing
Wed, Oct 11 at 14:00
Algorithms and Complexity Group Library Favoritenstraße 9-11, Stiege 2, 4th floor, HB 04 08
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RiSE seminar
Somesh Jha
RiSE Invited Lecture: Practical Black-Box Attacks against Machine Learning
Fri, Oct 06 at 14:00
TU Wien, HS Zemanek, Favoritenstr. 9-11
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VCLA
Sasha Rubin
Mini course: Milestones in solving games on graphs
Thu, Jan 01
Seminar Room Neumann or Zemanek
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RiSE seminar
Nicolas Mazzocchi
TBA
Thu, Jan 01
IST Austria
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