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)

VCLA
Ringo Baumann
An Abstract, Logical Approach to Characterizing Strong Equivalence in Non-monotonic Knowledge Representation Formalisms
Thu, Nov 28 at 12:00
Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel), Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Wien, RoomNo.: HB EG 10 (ground floor, access from yard)
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VCLA
Prafullkumar Tale
Lossy Kernels for Graph Contraction Problems
Mon, Nov 11 at 14:00
Library of the Algorithms and Complexity Group, HB 04 08 (Favoritenstrasse 9-11)
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VCLA
Davide Grossi
Credulous Acceptability, Poison Games and Modal Logic
Wed, Nov 06 at 16:30
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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VCLA
David Cerna
A Mobile Application for Self-Guided Study of Formal Reasoning
Wed, Oct 16 at 16:30
Seminar Room Gödel, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, Ground Floor, (HB EG 10)
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VCLA
Gerd Brewka
Admissibility and Completeness Revisited
Tue, Oct 01 at 10:00
Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2), Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Wien, RoomNo.: HE 01 02
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VCLA
Dana Scott
Free Logic: its Formalization and some Applications
Mon, Sep 30 at 16:00
FAV Hörsaal 1 (ground floor), Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1040, Vienna
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VCLA
Alexej Rotar
The Satisfiability Problem for Fragments of PCTL
Tue, Sep 24 at 15:50
FH 5, Freihaus building of TU Wien, Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10, 1040 Wien
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VCLA
Martin Munoz
Descriptive Complexity for Counting Complexity Classes
Tue, Sep 24 at 15:30
FH 5, Freihaus building of TU Wien, Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10, 1040 Wien
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VCLA
Yuri Gurevich
LOGIC in computer science and software industry (and in mathematics, time permitting)
Wed, Sep 18 at 16:00
Lecture room FAV 1, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Wien, RoomNo.: HB HEEG02
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RiSE seminar
Tanja Schindler
A DPLL(T) theory solver for quantified formulas
Mon, Sep 16 at 11:00
TU Wien, Favoritenstr. 9-11, FAV Hörsaal 1 (Ground Floor)
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VCLA
Tanja Schindler
A DPLL(T) theory solver for quantified formulas
Mon, Sep 16 at 11:00
FAV Hörsaal 1 (ground floor), Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1040, Vienna
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RiSE seminar
Mateus de Oliveira Oliveira
Some Width Measures for Proofs
Mon, Jun 24 at 16:00
TU Wien, Favoritenstr. 9-11, FAV Hörsaal 2
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RiSE seminar
Anne Schreuder
Automatic Synthesis of Polynomial Probabilistic Invariants via Geometric Persistence
Mon, Jun 17 at 10:00
TU Wien, Favoritenstr. 9-11, FAV Hörsaal 2
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RiSE seminar
Aleksandar Nanevski
Type and Proof Structures for Concurrent Software Verification
Thu, Aug 16 at 17:00
TU Wien, Favoritenstr. 9-11, Seminarraum Gödel
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RiSE seminar
Joost-Pieter Katoen
Bayes meets Dijkstra -- Exact Inference by Program Verification
Wed, Jun 06 at 17:00
TU Wien, Seminarraum 127 (Gußhausstr. 25-29 - Stiege 1 - 3.Stock)
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RiSE seminar
Warren Hunt
Industrial Hardware and Software Verification with ACL2
Wed, May 30 at 17:00
TU Wien, Seminarraum 127 (Gußhausstr. 25-29 - Stiege 1 - 3.Stock)
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RiSE seminar
Joel Ouaknine
Program Invariants
Tue, May 29 at 15:45
IST, Mondi Seminar Room 2, Central Building
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RiSE seminar
Alexey Bakhirkin
Towards Fast Parametric Identification for STL
Wed, May 23 at 17:00
IST Austria, Mondi 2
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RiSE seminar
Stefan Schmid
Polynomial-Time What-If Analysis for Communication Networks: An Automata-Theoretic Approach
Wed, May 09 at 17:00
IST, Mondi 2
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RiSE seminar
Stefan Ratschan
Counter-example Guided Inductive Synthesis in the Continuous World
Tue, May 08 at 15:00
IST Austria, Mondi 2
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