Dr. Klaus Schoeffmann is an Associate Professor in the distributed multimedia systems research group at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) at Klagenfurt University, Austria. He received his Ph.D. in 2009 and his Habilitation (venia docendi) in 2015, both in Computer Science and from Klagenfurt University. His research focuses on human-computer-interaction with multimedia data (e.g., exploratory video search), multimedia content analysis, and multimedia systems, particularly in the domain of endoscopic video systems. He has co-authored more than 70 publications on various topics in multimedia and he has co-organized international conferences, special sessions and workshops (e.g., MMM 2012, CBMI 2013, VisHMC 2014, MMC 2014, MMC 2015, and MMC 2016). He is co-founder of the Video Browser Showdown (VBS), an editorial board member of the Springer International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), Springer International Journal on Multimedia Systems, and a steering committee member of the International Conference on MultiMedia Modelling (MMM). Additionally, he is member of the IEEE and the ACM and a regular reviewer for international conferences and journals in the field of multimedia. Prof. Schoeffmann teaches various courses in computer science, including mobile app development (interactive multimedia applications), video retrieval, media technology, distributed systems, distributed multimedia systems, and operating systems.

Current Research Topics

  • Medical Multimedia Systems
  • Exploratory¬†Video Search
  • Multimedia¬†Content Analysis