Assoc. Prof. DI Dr. Klaus Schöffmann

Position

Associate Professor
Institute of Information Technology (ITEC)
Klagenfurt University (Austria)

Research Interests:

  • Medical Video Analysis
  • Multimedia Retrieval
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Deep Learning

Research Profiles

Research Team

  • Markus Fox, Student Assistant, Medical Video Analysis & Interaction
  • Negin Ghamsarian, PhD student, Medical Video Analysis
  • Sabrina Kletz, PhD student, Medical Video Analysis & Retrieval
  • Andreas Leibetseder, PhD Student, Medical Video Analysis & Retrieval
  • Natalia Sokolova, PhD Student, Medical Video Analysis

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 research focuses on video content analysis (in particular of medical/surgery videos), multimedia retrieval, interactive multimedia, and deep learning. He has co-authored more than 120 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, 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. 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.