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
Matteo Sammartino
Learning Nominal Automata
Wed, May 10 at 17:00
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Radu Grigore
Java Generics are Turing Complete
Wed, Apr 12 at 17:00
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Markus N. Rabe
TBA
Wed, Apr 05 at 17:00
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Swen Jacobs
TBA
Wed, Mar 22 at 10:20
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Filip Nikšić
TBA
Wed, Mar 01 at 17:00
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Ondřej Kunčar
CoCon: A Non-Leaking Conference System
Thu, Feb 23 at 14:00
TU Wien, Seminarroom Menger, Favoritenstr. 9--11, 3rd floor
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RiSE seminar
Filippo Bonchi
Full Abstraction for Signal Flow Graphs
Tue, Feb 21 at 17:30
Seminarraum Zemanek, Favoritenstraße 9-11, TU Wien
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RiSE seminar
Fabio Mogavero
Solving Parity Games via Priority Promotion
Wed, Feb 01 at 17:00
IST Austria
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RiSE seminar
Shaull Almagor
The Polytope-Collision Problem
Tue, Jan 24 at 16:00
IST Austria
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VCLA
Rupak Majumdar
[Software Testing] Hitting families of schedules
Tue, Dec 06 at 17:30
Seminarraum Argentinierstraße, Argentinierstraße 8, 1040 Vienna
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RiSE seminar
Mitra Tabaei
Effective Error Explanation Techniques for Concurrent Software
Wed, Nov 30 at 16:00
TU Wien
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VCLA
Victor Dalmau
Approximation of MIN CSP
Mon, Nov 07 at 11:00
Seminar room Gödel, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Vienna (access through courtyard)
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VCLA
Johannes Kinder
High System-Code Security with Low Overhead
Thu, Oct 27 at 16:00
Seminarraum Argentinierstraße, Argentinierstraße 8, 1040 Vienna
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VCLA
Tomáš Vojnar
Abstraction Refinement and Antichains for Trace Inclusion of Infinite State Systems
Mon, Oct 24 at 17:00
Seminar room Zemanek, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Vienna
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VCLA
Evgenij Thorstensen
Self join elimination and new notions of query containment
Thu, Oct 20 at 12:00
Seminar room Gödel, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Vienna (access through courtyard)
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VCLA
Jörg Rothe
Economics and Computation: Five Challenges in Algorithmic Game Theory, Computational Social Choice, and Fair Division
Tue, Sep 20 at 11:00
EI 1 Petritsch lecture hall, Gußhausstr. 25-29, 2. Stock (CF 02 42)
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VCLA
Martin Schäf
Classifying Bugs with Interpolants
Thu, Jun 30 at 17:00
Seminar Room 351 (room number CA0138), Gusshausstrasse 25-29, 1040 Vienna
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VCLA
Igor Razgon
Lower bounds for branching programs of bounded repetition computing CNFs of bounded treewidth: an overview
Thu, Jun 23 at 16:00
Seminar room von Neumann, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Vienna (ground floor, access through courtyard)
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VCLA
Leslie Lamport
A Mathematical View of Computer Systems – Q&A
Tue, May 31 at 18:00
Informatikhörsaal, Treitlstraße 3, 1040 Vienna
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VCLA
Idit Keidar
Transactional Data Structure Libraries
Thu, May 12 at 17:00
Seminar room Zemanek, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Vienna
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