195.072 Current Trends in Computer Science
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2017W, VU, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

The goal of this course is to learn from internationally recognized visiting professors research topics in different areas of Computer Science.

Subject of course

Visiting professors invited by the Vienna PhD School of Informatics will give a 45-minute talk about their research area.


  • Myriam Lewkowics, Troyes University of Technology / F (postponed to January 23rd, 2018)
  • Carlos Olarte, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (ECT-UFRN) / BR (January, 16th 2018)
  • Enrico Vicario, University of Florence / I (January, 24th 2018)

Further talk dates will be announced as soon as possible.


Additional information

Please visit TUWEL to:

  • Download the slides of the course
  • Download the template for the assignment
  • Upload your assignment



Course dates

Tue14:15 - 15:3016.01.2018 HS17 Friedrich Hartmann, Karlsplatz 13, staircase 7, 3rd floorTalk - Carlos Olarte
Tue15:30 - 16:4523.01.2018 EI9 Hlawka HS (Gusshausstrasse 27-29, staircase 1, ground floor)Talk - Myriam Lewkowicz
Wed14:00 - 15:3024.01.2018 EI2 Pichelmayer HS, Gusshausstrasse 25-29, 2nd floorTalk - Enrico Vicario

Examination modalities

Students will be graded provided that the following requirements are fulfilled:

  • Attendance to at least 3 talks (signature on the list of participants).
  • Submission of assignment.

The assignment consists of a written summary of 3 of the talks attended.
For students who attend 3 talks this report must comprise at least 3 pages for each talk.
Students who attend 4 or more talks may choose 3 of those for their report and give a summary of at least 2 pages for each.

Talks will be offered both in winter term 2017/18 (three talks) and summer term 2018 (plan is to have another three), and any combination of those may be chosen.

These summaries should be written in English and in latex (a template will be provided in TUWEL). The deadline for submission of the assignment is July 31st at 23:55h through TUWEL.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.10.2017 00:00 31.01.2018 23:59

Registration modalities:

Please register in TISS.



No lecture notes are available.