Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)
Founded 1984
Focus Artificial intelligence
Location
Key people
Director Prof. Robert Trappl
Paolo Petta
Harald Trost
Gerhard Widmer
Brigitte Krenn
Website www.ofai.at

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (German: Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Artificial Intelligence - OFAI) is an Austrian non-profit contract research institute. OFAI is a research institute of the Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies (Österreichische Studiengesellschaft fuer Kybernetik - OSGK), a registered scientific society founded in 1969.[1]

History[edit]

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence was founded in 1984 with support from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research. Since its inception, OFAI has been headed by its director, Prof. Robert Trappl.

Research[edit]

Currently, 28 specialists, mainly computer scientists and linguists, all graduates from universities, work as employees at OFAI, plus 9 scientists, mainly professors at universities, on a contractual base. OFAI basic and applied research is performed in several areas of Artificial Intelligence, most notably:[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Akademisches Portal Österreich", Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (ÖFAI), archived from the original on 2006-08-09, retrieved 2012-11-04 
  2. ^ "ACM Digital Library", Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, retrieved 2012-11-04