Research of the Section for Artificial Intelligence focusses on Artificial Intelligence technology and computer-based decison support and its use in the medical domain. This includes the development and application of advanced machine learning methods, knowledge-based systems technology for decision support and therapy planning, and natural language processing which deals with automatic processing of text and speech.
The department offers lectures in Artificial Intelligence on an introductory as well as an advanced level. With regard to particular study programmes, we offer courses for students of Medicine and of Medical Informatics, as well as for students of the Middle European Master Programme in Cognitive Science. Courses are also offered for computer science students in a cooperation with the University of Vienna.