Application-oriented research company in the field of software

Partner for industry and science

As one of the largest independent research centers in Austria in the field of software, Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH) plays a harbinger role for software-related technological research and development trends.

Software Competence Center Hagenberg was founded by five departments of Johannes Kepler University Linz (Prof. Buchberger (RISC), Prof. Pomberger (Institute for Business Informatics), Prof. Klement (Institute for Knowledge-Based Mathematical Systems; Fuzzy Logic Laboratory Linz-Hagenberg), Prof. Wagner (FAW Institute for Application-Oriented Knowledge Processing) and Prof. Engl (Institute for Industrial Mathematics)) in July 1999 in the realm of the K plus competence program

Modern architecture and music

SCCH customer reception

On 7th November 2016, the Software Competence Center Hagenberg invited customers to the Anton Bruckner Private University to the annual autumn event. The approximately 100 guests took part in the architectural tour and were then able to enjoy a wonderful musical midst.

 

 

Random-Based Testing

Workshop in Bolzano

Rudolf Ramler held a workshop regarding the topic "Random-Based Testing" on 7th of December. The event was organized and financed by the Software Craftsmanship South Tyrol and the Free University of Bolzano/Bozen.

Retrospect

IEEE Intelligent Systems

In early September, the IEEE organized for the 8th time a conference on "Intelligent Systems". This year the conference took place in Bulgaria and focused on the topics decision support systems, neural networks, soft computing, data mining, ontologies,  machine learning and artificial intelligence.

For DAS team

New researcher

Since September 1st, Dr. Florian Sobieczky reinforced the Data Analysis Systems team. He studied mathematics and physics. He focuses his research on the topic Predictive Modeling.

 

Trying their hands at research

FFG Talents

Two high school students conducted research at Software Competence Center Hagenberg in the realm of the program “Talents: Internships for Students” funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transportation, Innovation and Technology.

Discover IT

New magazine online

Browse in the new SCCH magazine. In addition to facts and figures you will find also some exciting reports in this issue.

Digital society in the future

Technology outlook and megatrends

At the 30th of September, the 10th Technology Outlook will take place at ETH Zurich. The main topic will be the digitization. The SCCH is represented at that event by Dr. Klaus-Dieter Schewe, who will speak about industry 4.0 - between reality and vision.

Formal Methods

For Safety-Critical Systems

In medicine, transportation (fully automated trains, aerospace) and in energy production (atomic power plants), software errors can have severe consequences.  The use of formal methods can help to prevent such bugs in advance. In our interview, Dr. Christine Natschläger explains why formal methods will rise in importance in the future and why they continue to play a marginal role.

SCCH presented Predictive Analytics

Finding the "Early Warning Point"

The Automotive Cluster Upper Austria organized the Innovation Workshop at MAGNA in Graz. The experts from the research focus Data Analysis Systems (DAS) showed how  predictive maintenance works and how the "Early Warning Point" can be found.

Extract knowledge from software

Automatic solution available

The experts at SCCH have developed a tool called eKNOWS that enables automatic extraction and analysis of expertise directly from source code.

ABZ 2016

Rigorous Methods’ Experts met in Linz

The 5th international conference on ABZ (ASM, Alloy, B, TLA, VDM, and Z) methods took place in Linz from May 23 to 27, 2016. The main focus of the conference was the cross-fertilization of six related state-based and machine-based rigorous methods: Abstract State Machines, Alloy, B, Temporal Logics of Actions, Vienna Development Method and Z. These methods share a common conceptual foundation and are widely used in both academia and industry for the design and analysis of hardware and software systems. About 65 researchers from all over the world attended this conference.

Success Factor Data Analysis

Learn more about Big Data

In modern enterprises a mass of data is available in many formats and qualities. An automated analysis of this data promises an increase of knowledge and thus the opportunity to optimize different systems.

Best Paper Award

At the OAGM conference

Bernhard Moser and Christian Motz won the Best Paper Award of the OAGM/AARP 2016 (Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition).