Getting a taste of research

The internships are promoted by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and the Federal Ministry for Transportation, Innovation and Technolgy and are intended to inspire young people towared a technical career.

Christian Salomon, who focuses on context-sensitive mobile apllications, reported: "Sarah Riener concentrated on the evaluation of "monkey test tools". Such tools generate random input for any application, e.g., to simulate touches in smartphone apps. SCCH uses these tools as a part of a test chain to determine with miniumum effort wheter a user can crash the software via previously unpredicted interactions.

DI Christian Ernstbrunner, Sarah Riener, DI Mario Winterer

In the KVS area, Dr. Thomas Hoch and Richard Bäck conducted unit tests for tracking software.