International breeze for the spring semester.
Vienna PhD School of Informatics is hosting renowned visiting professors
Thu, March 9, 2017 — Course, Forschung, Vortrag
Events and Dates
Indoor Geographic Information Systems: Challenges and Opportunities. Prof. Moustafa Youssef. —
Traditional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) focus on capturing and analyzing outdoor geographical data.
Tue, May 2, 2017 15:00 –17:00 — TU Wien, Zemanek-Hörsaal — Forschung, Vortrag
A distributed algorithm for Vertex Cover based on the Local-Ratio technique. Guy Even. —
I will start with algorithms for approximating the minimum Vertex Cover of a graph.
Wed, May 3, 2017 15:30 — TU Wien, EI 2 Pichelmayer-Hörsaal — Forschung, Vortrag
How I grew my side project "fastlane" from 0 to tens
of thousands users. Felix Krause. —
i²c Founder & Investor Talk #35: Felix Krause, Creator of fastlane, iOS developer at Google
Wed, May 10, 2017 17:30 –19:30 — TU Wien, EI 10 Fritz Paschke-Hörsaal — Vortrag
From One-Man-Show to One-Man-Show (to One-Man-Show). Niko Alm. —
i²c Founder & Investor Talk #33: Niko Alm, Founder of Super-Fi, General Counsel of VICE CEE, Nano Business Angel
Wed, May 17, 2017 17:00 –19:00 — TU Wien, EI 9 Hlawka-Hörsaal — Vortrag
Vienna Gödel Lecture 2017. Ricardo Baeza-Yates. —
Ricardo Baeza-Yates (former Yahoo Labs Vice-president) will talk about the "Bias in the Web"
Thu, June 8, 2017 17:30 –19:00 — TU Wien, EI 7 — Veranstaltung
About the Faculty of Informatics
Informatics and business informatics are young and innovative disciplines which play a central role in our modern information society. The application of these disciplines, information and communication technologies (ICT), is gradually penetrating into all areas of life and evolving at a rapid pace. The development and use of ICT is affecting not just business and administration but the personal lives of a growing number of people.
The key role of informatics calls for intensive efforts in research and teaching. The Faculty of Informatics strives to play an active role in national and international research. Its activities are guided by the principles of academic excellence, the networking of research and teaching, and by a sense of awareness for the social responsibility it has.
The major fields of studies are computer science and business informatics, which are the biggest and fourth biggest courses of study, respectively, at Vienna University of Technology. The five main research areas are Distributed and Parallel Systems, Logic and Computation, Business Informatics, Computer Engineering, and Media Informatics and Visual Computing.