Achievements of our Institute


Some of our achievements:

  • Development of MUPID; from this project 17 companies have arisen
  • Development of COSTOC, one of the first large e-learning systems
  • 1986 Spinning off IAIK (Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications) under the leadership of Prof. Posch
  • Exhibition in the Austrian Pavillion at EXPO '92 in Sevilla, EXPO '93 in Taejon (Korea) as well as presenting HOTACT at the Styrian "Landesausstellung" '91
  • 1994 foundation of J.UCS, the first electronic scientific journal that is available as printed archive publications by the end of each year
  • Development of WBT Master
  • AEIOU - the reference work for Austria
  • Development of Hyper-G, 1997 foundation of Hyperwave AG
  • Foundation of the Know-Center
  • Management of large projects in the field of digital libraries (i.e. Brockhaus Multimedial or Brockhaus Enzyklopädie)
  • Numerous PhD Thesis and second doctorates, publications, books, conferences
  • 2017 Merger of KTI (Knowledge Technologie Institute (Prof. Lindstaedt) and IICM
  • 2018 Science, Technology and Society Unit under the leadership of Dr. Getzinger joined the ISDS
  • 2018 New Professorship for Data Science (Prof. Böhm)
  • 2019 New Professorship for Interactive and Adaptive User Interfaces (Prof. Veas)


History of Informatics at TUG

(report in german written by the founder of informatics at TUG Prof. Dr. Hermann Maurer)


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