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Open Positions

We are recruiting PhD students in program verification, programming languages, and programming environments. Check out the job descriptions.

Student Projects Available

Our group offers many different topics for Master's theses, Bachelor's theses, and Research in Computer Science Projects. 

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Workshop on Software Correctness and Reliability

All information on the workshop 2014 can be found here.

The slides and videos of 2013 are available on the workshop website

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Prize Winner


Alex Summers wins the AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prize for his work on the verification of object-oriented programs and type systems. Congratulations!

Recent papers

M. Christakis and P. Godefroid: IC-Cut: A Compositional Search Strategy for Dynamic Test Generation, Technical Report, Microsoft Research, 2015.

P. Boström and P. Müller: Modular Verification of Finite Blocking in Non-terminating Programs, Technical Report, ETH Zurich, 2014.

P. Ferrara and P. Müller and M. Novacek: Automatic Inference of Heap Properties Exploiting Value Domains, Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation (VMCAI), 2015.

M. Christakis and P. Godefroid: Proving Memory Safety of the ANI Windows Image Parser using Compositional Exhaustive Testing, Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation (VMCAI), 2015.

M. Christakis and P. Müller and V. Wüstholz: An Experimental Evaluation of Deliberate Unsoundness in a Static Program Analyzer, Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation (VMCAI), 2015.

Program Committees

Peter Müller is currently on the program committees of the following conferences:


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