Informatics, TU Vienna

Austrian Computer Science Day 2013

In collaboration with the Austrian Computer Society, this event aims to strengthen the networking between computer scientists nationwide and to provide a communication platform for highlight-ing the excellence of Austrian computer science.

Distinguished computer scientists will present a variety of attractive topics, illustrating the broad scope and the impact of national research. Similar to last year, eight researchers from different computer science departments at Austrian universities will give an overview over the computer science research done in Austria.


09:00 Opening and Welcome

         Visual Tools for Understanding Multi-dimensional Parameter Spaces
         Torsten Möller, University of Vienna

         Discrete Energy Minimisation in Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications
         Vladimir Kolmogorov, IST Austria

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Scalable Communication through Semantic Technologies
         Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck

         Reducing Energy Consumption and Improving Bioinformatics with Clouds
         Ivona Brandic, TU Vienna

12:20 Lunch break

14:00 SAT: A Disruptive Technology in Computer Science
         Armin Biere, JKU Linz

         Multimedia Security Matured – Biometrics, Watermarking, and Video Encryption in Real Life
         Andreas Uhl, University of Salzburg

15:20 Coffee break

16:00 Self-Healing Service-Based Processes
         Gerhard Friedrich, University Klagenfurt

         Does the Brain Play Dice?
         Wolfgang Maass, TU Graz

17:20 Closing


Attendance and transport from and to Wien Heiligenstadt U4 is free of charge but please note that a registration until April 18, 2013 is required. Details and bus schedule.

This event is organized by the IST Austria, TU Vienna, University of Vienna, TU Graz, JKU Linz, the Universities of Salzburg, Innsbruck and Klagenfurt in cooperation with the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) and with support by the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit).