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Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence

 Contact data
StreetFreyung 6 
ZIP, City, Region 1010 - Vienna (Vienna) 
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 Contact person

Mag. Dr. Brigitte Krenn (head of unit Interaction Technologies)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 24

 Central aim of organisation
The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) is a private, non-profit AI research institute.

 Briefly describe your organisation
The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) is a private, non-profit research institute devoted to basic and applied research in Artificial Intelligence. OFAI was founded in 1984 with support from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research. OFAI maintains close links to the Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence (IMKAI) at the Medical University of Vienna, as well as to national and international research organizations and companies.

OFAI is organized in several research units. Currently these are:
* Language Technology
* Interaction Technologies
* Intelligent Music Processing and Machine Learning
* Intelligent Software Agents and New Media
* AI and Society

OFAI has a long history of conducting and coodinating European and national research and development projects , and is member of a broad range of European Networks of Excellence, amongst others the European Network of Research on Emotions and Human-Machine Interaction (HUMAINE), the European Network for the Advancement of Artificial Cognitive Systems (euCognition), the European Network of Excellence in Human Language Technologies (ELSNET).

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - Cultural Heritage     
   - Ambient Assisted Living (Services for the Elderly)     
   - ICT Applications for Tourism     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - Industrial Application     
   - Virtual and Augmented Reality      
   - Pattern Processing     
   - Computer Games, Simulation of Social Process     
   - Audiovisual Devices and Communication     
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Digital Systems     
   - Information and Multimedia Retrieval     
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Semantic Systems     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - Artificial Intelligence     
   - Speech Technology     
   - Data Mining     
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)

 Inserted / Updated
2005-02-10 / 2008-11-13