Klaus Schoeffmann

Klaus Schoeffmann is assistant professor at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (Klagenfurt University), Austria, where he received his Ph.D. degree in 2009. His current research focuses on interactive video search, endoscopic video processing, and visual content analysis. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on video browsing, video exploration, and video content processing, especially in the field of medical endoscopic video. Klaus Schoeffmann teaches various courses in computer science (including mobile multimedia applications, media technology, multimedia systems, operating systems, distributed systems) and he has co-organized international conferences, special sessions and workshops (e.g., MMM 2012, CBMI 2013, VisHMC 2014, MMC 2014, and MMC 2015). He is co-founder of the Video Search Showcase (VSS), formerly known as Video Browser Showdown (VBS). He is an editorial board member of the Springer International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) 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 frequent reviewer for international conferences and journals in the field of Multimedia.


Research Interests

  • Interactive Video Search (including Visual Content Browsing, Exploration, Summarization, Visualization)
  • Endoscopic Video¬†Processing
  • Visual Content¬†Analysis
  • Multimedia Interfaces and Applications


ITEC@Klagenfurt University

ITEC is one of 7 institutes in the Faculty of Technical Sciences at Klagenfurt University (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt). The University is located almost directly on Lake Wörth (Wörthersee) and close to 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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