Open House 2019

On 30.1.2019 Viennese pupils had the opportunity to get to know the study at the TU Vienna. Some have chosen ICT, where the topic of machine learning was presented by Alexander Wendt from the Energy + IT group. In a short lecture with exercises, the students were introduced to the basics of machine learning. The students might be unaware that they are already learning the mathematical tool in school to solve complex linear regression problems. With the motivation that they can subsequently develop a software that autonomously controls cars or detects anomalies in engine noise, they might be inspired to study with us.

About Alexander Wendt

Dr. Alexander Wendt is a project assistant at TU Vienna, Institute of Computer Technique (ICT). After his study of technical physics at the TU Vienna in 2007, he worked as a Safety Engineer at Frequentis AG. From 2010 to 2016, he worked on his Ph.D. the area of cognitive architectures. His research focuses on the areas of artificial intelligence as well as smart grids. Since 2011, he works in different projects in the field of Smart Grids. The focus is in the development of software architectures, which are implemented as a server, agents or control programs in Smart Grids projects. Since 2014, he works on the adaptation and implementation of cognitive architectures into control systems of buildings and other applications. He has published 20+ papers. At the IECON 2013, he was session chair for the sessions “Cognitive Architectures and Multi-agent Systems” and “Smart and Universal Grids”. He was invited to the ERF 2016 (European Robotics Forum) on the “SPARC Workshop on cognitive robotics”, where he was responsible for the group handling cognitive architectures.
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