Svetlana Abramova, MSc
Research Assistant

Phone+43 512 507-53357
AddressTechnikerstraße 21A, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
OfficeICT 3N12
Svetlana Abramova, MSc

Research Interests

  • Decentralized cryptographic currencies
  • Game theory for security


since 02/2017 Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
03/2015 – 01/2017 Research Assistant, IT Security Research Group (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Böhme), University of Münster, Germany, seconded to the University of Innsbruck, Austria
04/2013 – 02/2015 Senior IT Consultant, Banking and Regulatory Management, zeb GmbH, Münster, Germany


since 03/2015 Ph.D. studies in Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2010 – 2012 M.Sc. in Information Systems, University of Münster, Germany
2006 – 2010 B.Sc. in Business Informatics, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia


  • Abramova, S., Schöttle, P., and Böhme, R. Mixing Coins of Different Quality: A Game-Theoretic Approach. In 4th Workshop on Bitcoin and Blockchain Research, in assocation with Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2017. Malta, 2017.
  • Abramova, S. and Böhme, R. Perceived Benefit and Risk as Multidimensional Determinants of Bitcoin Use: A Quantitative Exploratory Study. In Proceedings of the Thirty Seventh International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Dublin, Ireland, 2016. [PDF]
  • Abramova, S. and Böhme, R. Detecting Copy–Move Forgeries in Scanned Text Documents. In Proceedings of IS&T Electronic Imaging: Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics 2016. San Francisco, CA, 2016. [PDF]