Edgar R. Weippl


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Office Hours

Please schedule an appointment with me by email prior to coming to my office hour.
NEW VENUE: Please come to my office at SBA Research (Favoritenstr. 16, 2nd floor)

Contact Information at TU Wien. Please use the TU E-Mail for all questions concerning classes, labs and thesis requests.
Contact Information at SBA Research

Seminar papers, Student Projects (Seminare, Praktika, etc.)

Guidelines (more...).

PhD - Organizational Information

A very good overview of what PhD is, what the standards are, etc.: http://spaf.cerias.purdue.edu/grads.html

What is the difference between a master's degree and a Ph.D.? Please read:
Jason Hong. 2013. Ph.D. students must break away from undergraduate mentality. Commun. ACM 56, 7 (July 2013), 10-11. DOI=10.1145/2483852.2483857 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2483852.2483857 (CACM Blog)

You and Your Research (transcript)

What a great PhD thesis should like:

Old, but still valid. The Researcher's Bible by Alan Bundy, Ben du Boulay, Jim Howe and Gordon Plotkin from the University of Edinburgh.

Systemic Reviews for Software Engineering.

Articles you should read:

Master's Thesis - Organizational Information

You will need to take some courses in IT security (at TU) and at least one 'praktikum' with me before you can do a Master's thesis with me. Your thesis needs to be written in English.
Please look at Purdue's Online Writing Lab. It is a great resource!'

Please prepare an abstract for the thesis that contains following items

Minimum standards for a passing grade (in addition to standards set forth by the Dean): Links of the Dean's office that you should look at:

Open Research Topics

Text books I like

Computer Security

Research Methods from Social Sciences

Conferences, Journals, Videos & other stuff

that can give you ideas on research topics

Publications