Our research team focuses on the conduction of innovative research projects as well as on the development and deployment of recommender applications in commercial environments. Within the scope of our work in the areas of configuration and recommender technologies we have received the following awards:

  • Configuration Workshop 2018 Best Paper Award (2018)
  • SEKE 2017 Best Paper Award (2017)
  • Runner-up Best Paper at Workshop on Configuration (2016)
  • UMAP 2015 Best Paper Awards (2015)
  • Houska Award Nominee – in cooperation with the Alpe-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (2014)
  • Heinz Zemanek Award (2009) of the Austrian Computer Society (for my Habilitation)
  • ACM Recognition and Service Award (2010) as a Program Chair of the 4th International ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (ACM RecSys’09)
  • IEA/AIE Conference Best Papers (2010)
  • Award of the Country of Carinthia for Research in Natural & Technical Sciences(2008)
  • IEEE Recognition and Service Award (2007) as a Guest Editor of the IEEE Intelligent Systems Special Issue on Recommender Systems
  • Innovative Applications of AI (2007) (Loan Recommender Applications for the Fundamenta Building Society in Hungary)
  • IEEE Joint Conference on E-Commerce Technology Best Papers (2006)
  • Innovative Applications of AI (2005) (Investment Recommender Applications for the Wüstenrot Building Society in Austria)
  • IST Price Nominee (für ConfigWorks) (2004)
  • Constantinus Award (für ConfigWorks) (2004)
  • Carinthian Innovation Price (für ConfigWorks) (2003)
  • TopCall Innovation Price (für ConfigWorks) (2003)
  • SEKE Conference Best Papers (1999)