Assoc. Prof. DI Dr. Klaus Schoeffmann


Institute of Information Technology (ITEC)
Klagenfurt University (Austria)
Universitätsstraße 65-67
9020 Klagenfurt, Austria

Current research interests:

  • Medical video analysis
  • Multimedia retrieval
  • Machine learning
  • Video interaction

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Short Bio

Dr. Klaus Schoeffmann is an associate professor at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) at Klagenfurt University, Austria, where he received his habilitation (venia docendi) in Computer Science in 2015. He holds a PhD (with distinction) and a MSc. (with distinction) in Computer Science. His current research interest focuses on medical video analysis, multimedia retrieval, machine learning, and video interaction. He has co-authored more than 110 publications on various topics in multimedia, inclusive of more than 30 on different aspects of medical video analysis. He has co-organized several international conferences, workshops, and special sessions in the field of multimedia. Klaus Schoeffmann is a co-founder and co-organizer of the Video Browser Showdown (VBS) – an international annual live evaluation competition of interactive video search systems. He is a member of the IEEE and the ACM, and a regular reviewer for international conferences and journals in the field of multimedia. Additionally, he has been a mobile app developer since 2011. Klaus Schoeffmann teaches various courses in computer science, including app development, multimedia apps, video analysis & retrieval, and distributed multimedia systems.