Assoc. Prof. Dr. Klaus Schöffmann

Current Research Team

  • Sahar Nasiri Haghighi, Researcher / Ph.D. student, Medical Video Analysis
  • Andreas Leibetseder, Post-Doc, Medical Video Analysis & Retrieval
  • Daniela Stefanics, Student Assistent, Video Analysis & Retrieval

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 and a MSc in Computer Science. His research focuses on video content understanding (in particular of medical/surgery videos), multimedia retrieval, interactive multimedia, and applied deep learning. He has co-authored more than 100 publications on various topics in multimedia, inclusive of many works 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 founder of the Video Browser Showdown (VBS) – an international annual live evaluation competition of interactive video search systems, started in 2012. He is 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 app development, introduction to programming, multimedia technologies, and content search with deep learning.