Dr. Klaus Schoeffmann is associate professor in the distributed multimedia systems research group at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) at Klagenfurt University, Austria. He received his PhD 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., video browsing), multimedia content analysis, and multimedia systems, particularly in the mobile and medical domain. He has co-authored more than 80 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) Рan international live evaluation competition of video search, and an editorial board member of the Multimedia Tools and Applications and Multimedia Systems journals of Springer. Additionally, he is a steering committee member of the International Conference on MultiMedia Modelling (MMM), a member of the IEEE and the ACM, and a regular reviewer for international conferences and journals in the field of multimedia. Klaus 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
  • Mobile Multimedia
  • Interactive¬†Video Search
  • Video Content Analysis