194.127 Seminar in Software Engineering Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes


After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  1. Independently read scientific literature in the area of software engineering, specifically in software reliability
  2. Evaluate research papers in software engineering and identify limitations and areas of improvement
  3. Present complex technical topics to a broad audience

Subject of course

The goal of this seminar is to introduce students to important research results in the area of software reliability, and in particular, program analysis, software engineering, and software security of regular software, machine-learning models, and smart contracts. To achieve this, the students will study, present, and discuss research papers in the area.

During this seminar, the students will

  • become familiar with a broad range of key research results in the area of software reliability,
  • learn how to read and understand papers in the area,
  • learn how to evaluate papers in the area by highlighting limitations and suggesting possible improvements,
  • learn how to present a technical topic in the area to an audience of peers.


Teaching methods

  • Introductory lecture
  • Literature study
  • Written summary of selected literature
  • Presentation

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

Final presentation on studies literature

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
12.10.2023 22:00 19.10.2023 23:55 23.10.2023 21:00

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Analyzing Neural Networks17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Analyzing Smart Contracts17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Differential Testing17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Explainable AI in SE17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Fuzzing17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Infrastructure and Configuration17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Machine Learning for SE17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Software Performance17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55
Symbolic Execution17.10.2023 15:0023.10.2023 23:55


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 937 Software Engineering & Internet Computing Mandatory elective


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