PhD/Postdoc position, Project TAIGER: Training and Guiding AI Agents with Ethical Rules

The Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems Group at TU Wien is seeking a candidate for a PhD research position (four years, 30hours/week) or a postdoctoral research position (two years, 40hours/week), starting as soon as possible. The successful applicant will carry out his/her postdoc/PhD in the research area of formal methods applied to guide autonomous agents based on […]

World Logic Day Lecture: Adnan Darwiche

Beyond truth and falsehood: Logic as a Calculus of Events
Friday, January 12, 2024 at 17:00

Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Lessons for AI Systems

This is a translation of an article that was published in the Austrian newspaper Kurier on November 25, 2023.


By now, robots and similar systems are making their own decisions, but which ones are these?

“As an AI model, I have no personal opinion, conviction or emotions,” writes a well-known AI-based text program in response to the […]

Talk by Petra Mutzel: Algorithmic Data Science on Graphs

Algorithmic Data Science on Graphs
Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 13:15

Helmut Veith Stipend – Deadline Nov 30!

The VCLA invites applications for the Helmut Veith Stipend from motivated and outstanding female master’s students who plan to pursue one of the programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English in one of the following semesters:

– winter semester 2023/2024

– summer semester 2024

The deadline of the current call is November 30, 2023. Don’t […]

VCLA participates in FFG-funded project “Transformer”

The Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA) will participate in the project “Transformer”, which has received approval following the FFG call Co-Creation Spaces Climate & Energy. For this project, six faculties of TU Wien will team up to offer extracurricular learning opportunities with a focus on the environment. Children and teenagers will actively participate […]

Talk by Hans van Ditmarsch: Distributed Knowledge Revisited

Distributed Knowledge Revisited
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 17:00

Call for Applications: 2 PhD Positions

Two PhD positions are available within (1) the Institute of Logic and Computation (Agata Ciabattoni, TU Wien, Vienna), and (2) the research group Logic in Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence (Christian Straßer, Ruhr-University Bochum).

We are seeking two exceptionally talented and motivated students.  The positions are embedded in the LoDEx project (Logical Methods for Deontic Explanations), a […]

European Researchers Night: School Workshops

On September 29, the Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA) together with TU Wien Informatics eduLAB held workshops on computer science for elementary school children at the University of Applied Arts Vienna as part of the European Researchers Night.

The workshops started with a discussion of the words informatics and algorithms. The instructor would ask […]

VCLA Award Ceremony: Female Computer Scientists in the Spotlight

On September 26, the Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA) presented the VCLA International Student Awards to the winners of 2023 at an award ceremony that was held at TU Wien. During the ceremony, the Helmut Veith Stipend was also officially awarded to the winner of 2022. For the first time since the awards’ […]