Ass.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Klaus Schoeffmann is Senior Assistant Professor at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) at Klagenfurt University, Austria. His current research focuses on visual content analysis and interactive video search, including user interfaces, image/video content analysis, content visualization and interaction models for video search and retrieval. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on video browsing, video exploration, and video content analysis. He received his Ph.D. degree (Dr.techn.) from Klagenfurt University in June 2009. In his Ph.D. thesis he investigated possibilities to combine video browsing, video retrieval, and video summarization in order to allow for immediate video exploration. Klaus Schoeffmann teaches various courses in Informatics (including Media Technology, Multimedia Systems, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems) and he has (co-) organized international conferences, special sessions and workshops. He is member of the IEEE and the ACM and a regular reviewer for international conferences and journals in the field of Multimedia.

Research Interests

  • Visual Content Analysis
  • Interactive Video Search
  • Content Visualization
  • Multimedia Information Retrieval
  • Multimedia Interfaces and Applications
  • Video Browsing
  • Video Summarization
  • Video Exploration
  • Video and Image Indexing

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ITEC@Klagenfurt University

ITEC (Institute of Information Technology) is one of 7 institutes in the Faculty of Technical Sciences at Klagenfurt University (Alpen-Adria-Universit├Ąt Klagenfurt). The University is located almost directly on Lake W├Ârth (W├Ârthersee) and near the center of Klagenfurt, which is the capital of Carinthia (the southernmost state of Austria), a very beautiful area in the south-eastern region of the Alps. It is near the border to Slovenia and Italy and not far away from the Adriatic Sea.

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