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Dragi Kimovski
Title: Autotuning of exascale applications with anomalies detection Authors: Dragi Kimovski, Roland Mathá, Gabriel Iuhasz, Fabrizio Marozzo, Dana Petcu, Radu Prodan Abstract: The execution of complex distributed applications in exascale…
Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Radu Prodan was nominated as discussion leader for the defensio of Mrs. Zeinab Bakhshi from Mälardalen University in Stockholm Sweden.    
Farzad Tashtarian is invited to talk on “Network-Assisted Video Streaming” at the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
Dr. Gerhard Burian and Mag. Vladislav Kashansky participated on behalf of ADAPT collaboration in the international conference: Climate protection: state of play, division of labor, steps forward held at OeNB, Vienna on 07.10.2021.
The first face-to-face DataCloud Meeting took place in Rome, Italy, from October 04-06, 2021. The consortium discussed the architecture and the business cases in preparation for the first project review.
Ekrem Çetinkaya got the Best Doctoral Symposium Paper Award at ACM MMSys 2021 for his paper titled “Machine Learning Based Video Coding Enhancements for HTTP Adaptive Streaming”. More information about the paper can be found HERE.
Natalia Sokolova
Congratulations to Natalia Sokolova, who got her journal paper on "Automatic detection of pupil reactions in cataract surgery videos" accepted in the PLOS ONE journal. This work has been (co-)authored by Natalia Sokolova, Klaus Schoeffmann,…
The first face-to-face ADAPT Meeting took place on September 30, 2021, in Klagenfurt. The consortium discussed important aspects of systems integration, current achievements and listed down strategies for validating and exploiting ADAPT use…
Congratulations to Negin Ghamsarian et al., who got their paper "ReCal-Net: Joint Region-Channel-Wise Calibrated Network for Semantic Segmentation in Cataract Surgery Videos" accepted at the International Conference on Neural Information Processing…
The first face-to-face ARTICONF Meeting after the pandemic, hosted by Agilia, took place from September 21-24, 2021, in Seville, Spain. The consortium discussed the advancements and progress made this year and listed down strategies for validating…
The Fast Multi-Resolution and Multi-Rate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Using Machine Learning paper from ATHENA lab is nominated for the Best New Streaming Innovation Award in the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards 2021. Voting…
The H2020 project ASPIDE impressed the reviewers with the presented scientific achievements in Exascale computing and passed the final EC review with flying colors. The project officer and reviewers echoed the effort put together by the consortium…
On 10 September 2021, ADAPT project was represented at the GOODIT´21 conference in Rome, Italy by Vladislav Kashanskii. Here you find his presentation about "The ADAPT Project: Adaptive and Autonomous Data Performance Connectivity and Decentralized…
On August 30th 2021, Andreas Leibetseder successfully defended his thesis on "Extracting and Using Medical Expert Knowledge to Advance Video Analysis for Gynecologic Laparoscopy" under the supervision of Prof. Klaus Schöffmann. The defense…
Title: On The Impact of Viewing Distance on Perceived Video Quality Link: IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2021) 5-8 December 2021, Munich, Germany Authors: Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Raimund…
Title: Improving Per-title Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming by Utilizing Video Super-resolution Link: IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2021) 5-8 December 2021, Munich, Germany Authors: Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität…
Title: INTENSE: In-depth Studies on Stall Events and Quality Switches and Their Impact on the Quality of Experience in HTTP Adaptive Streaming Link: IEEE Access, A Multidisciplinary, Open-access Journal of the IEEE [PDF] Babak…
In July 2021, the ATHENA Christian Doppler Laboratory hosted three interns working on the following topics: Kassian Fuger: Machine Learning and Video Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Timo Pfeifer: HTTP Adaptive Streaming for…
Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 109, no. 9, Sept. 2021 By CHRISTIAN TIMMERER, Senior Member IEEE Guest Editor MATHIAS WIEN, Member IEEE Guest…
The Quality of Experience (QoE) is well-defined in QUALINET white papers [here, here], but its assessment and metrics are subject to research. The aim of this workshop on “Quality of Immersive Media: Assessment and Metrics” is to provide…
Title: Where to Encode: A Performance Analysis of Intel x86 and Arm-based Amazon EC2 Instances 20-23 September 2021 // Innsbruck, Austria // Online Conference Link: IEEE eScience 2021 Authors: Roland Matha´∗, Dragi Kimovski*,…
Link: IEEE Global Communications Conference 2021 7-11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference Connecting Cultures around the Globe Authors: F. Tashtarian*, R. Falanji‡, A. Bentaleb+, A. Erfanian*,…
Title: End-to-end Quality of Experience Evaluation for HTTP Adaptive Streaming ACM MM’21: The 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia October  20-24, 2021,  Chengdu, China Babak Taraghi (Christian Doppler Laboratory…
Title: CTU Depth Decision Algorithms for HEVC: A Survey Link: Signal Processing: Image Communication [PDF] Ekrem Çetinkaya* (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour*, (Christian…
Agata and Michał Barciś and their fellow researcher from RTB House in Poland, Michał Jagielski, competed in the Drone Bot Contest at the Deep Drone Challenge in Ingolstadt, Germany on Saturday 7 August 2021. The competition is organised…
Vignesh V Menon
Vignesh V Menon is invited to talk on "Video Coding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming" on the Research@Lunch is a research webinar series by Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, India, exclusively for Ph.D. Scholars,…
ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) 2021 | Doctoral Symposium September 28 – October 01, 2021 | Istanbul, Turkey Conference Website Title: CDN and SDN Support and Player Interaction for HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming Author:…
Authors: M. Barciś, A. Barciś, N. Tsiogkas, H. Hellwagner. Title: Information Distribution in Multi-Robot Systems: Generic, Utility-Aware Optimization Middleware. Frontiers in Robotics and AI 8:685105, July 2021. This work addresses…
Authors: Alireza Erfanian* (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour*, (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Christian Doppler Laboratory…
Title: WISH: User-centric Bitrate Adaptation for HTTP Adaptive Streaming on Mobile Devices IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) October 06-08, Tampere, Finland Authors: Minh Nguyen (Christian Doppler…
Vignesh V Menon
Title: INCEPT: INTRA CU Depth Prediction for HEVC IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing October 06–08, 2021, Tampere, Finland Authors: Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universitat Klagenfurt); Hadi Amirpour…
Robotics research in Klagenfurt enjoys international success With a total of 9 contributions at this year’s ICRA, one of the flagship conferences in the field of robotics, the University of Klagenfurt has joined the league of the world’s…
Title: SMART: a Tool for Trust and Reputation Management in Social Media Authors: Manuel Herold, Nishant Saurabh, Hamid Mohammadi Fard, Radu Prodan Abstract: Social media platforms are becoming increasingly popular and essential for next-generation…
The project “ONTIS” (Ontology-based Interoperability of Systems) has been accepted in the EFRE call of KWF (Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungs Fonds). The ONTIS project targets the development of methodologies for automatically establishing…
ViSNext’21: 1st ACM CoNEXT Workshop on Design, Deployment, and Evaluation of Network-assisted Video Streaming In recent years, we have witnessed phenomenal growth in live video traffic over the Internet, accelerated by the rise of novel…
The paper “The ADAPT Project: Adaptive and Autonomous Data” has been accepted to appear at the conference ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT 2021) as a regular paper. Authors: Nishant Saurabh,…
Conference info: IEEE LCN Authors: Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Mobile…
A Special Session on ‘Video Coding for Large Scale HTTP Adaptive Streaming Deployments‘ was organized by Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria), Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Essex, UK), and Alex Giladi…
With his master thesis about "Animating Characters using Deep Learning based Pose Estimation", Fabian Schober won the "Dynatrace Outstanding IT-Thesis Award" (DO*IT*TA). The award brings attention to extraordinary theses, motivates creativity,…
Conference info: The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) October 4-7, 2021 Authors: Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore), Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität…
Conference info: The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) October 4-7, 2021 Authors: Reza Farahani (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität…
The project "Kärntner Fog" has been accepted in the BRIDGE funding call of FFG. Abstract: Kärntner Fog aims to contribute with advanced technologies for the distributed optimized provisioning and operation of 5G applications in Austria.…
Successful review of the first research phase: Christian Doppler ‘pilot’ laboratory ATHENA to transition to a regular CD laboratory two years after launch. Read more about it at ATHENA website and the press release at AAU website. &n…
Dragi Kimovski
The manuscript “Mobility-Aware IoT Application Placement in the Cloud — Edge Continuum” has been accepted for publication in the A* (IF: 5.823) Journal – IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC). Autors: Dragi Kimovski, Narges…
Bitmovin will be sponsoring a classroom in the area of Computer Science for the next five years, starting in June 2021, and thus continuing the long-standing successful cooperation with the University of Klagenfurt. Read more about our project…
Hadi Amirpour has been appointed co-chair of Task Force 7 (TF7) Immersive Media Experience (IMEx) at the 15th Qualinet meeting Co-chairs: Hadi Amirpour (AAU) Asim Hameed (NTNU) Maria Torres Vega (UGhent) Irene Viola, (CWI)   TF7:…
Nishant Saurabh
  Authors: Shajulin Benedict, Prateek Agrawal, Radu Prodan Link: Advanced Informatics for Computing Research, CCIS-Springer, 4th ICAICR 2020, Vol. 1393 Abstract: The push for agile pandemic analytic solutions has attained development-stage…
HTTP Adaptive Streaming – Quo Vadis? Christian Timmerer, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 35th Picture Coding Symposium (PCS) 2021 Abstract: Video traffic on the Internet is constantly growing; networked multimedia applications consume a…
Nishant Saurabh
Authors: Nikita Karandikar, Rockey Abhishek, Nishant Saurabh, Zhiming Zhao, Alexander Lercher, Ninoslav Marina, Radu Prodan, Chunming Rong, Antorweep Chakravorty DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcra.2021.100016 Abstract: Peak mitigation…
Our paper about LensID - a CNN-RNN-based framework for irregularity detection in cataract surgery videos has been accepted at the prestigious MICCAI 2021 conference (International Conference on Medical Image Computing & Computer Assisted…
Conference: https://escience2021.org/ Title: Where to Encode: A Performance Analysis of x86 and Arm-based Amazon EC2 Instances Authors: Roland Mathá, Dragi Kimovski, Anatoliy Zabrovskiy, Christian Timmerer and Radu Prodan Abstract:…
Title: Handover Authentication Latency Reduction using Mobile Edge Computing and Mobility Patterns Authors: Fatima Abdullah, Dragi Kimovski, Radu Prodan, and Kashif Munir Abstract: With the advancement in technology and the exponential…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Authors:Yasir Noman Khalid, Muhammad Aleem, Usman Ahmed, Radu Prodan, Muhammad Arshad Islam & Muhammad Azhar Iqbal Abstract: Employing general-purpose graphics processing units (GPGPU) with the help of OpenCL has resulted in greatly reducing…
Our project „ADAPT“ started in March 2021, during the most critical phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe. The demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from each country’s health care system has surpassed national stock amounts…
Vignesh V Menon
At IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) on September 19-22, 2021, Alaska, USA. Authors: Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mohammad Ghanbari (School…
Title: "A Two-Sided Matching Model for Data Stream Processing in the Cloud-Fog Continuum" by: Narges Mehran, Dragi Kimovski and Radu Prodan, was virtually presented in the CCgrid2021 conference. We at @alpenadriauni are proud of Narges…
IEEE Open Journal of Signal Processing Authors: Ekrem Çetinkaya (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour, (Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian…
ARTICONF impressed the reviewers with their advancements in the second year and passed the second EC review with flying colors.  The project officer and reviewers echoed the effort put together by the consortium in achieving an integrated ARTICONF…
Nishant Saurabh
Title: The ARTICONF Approach to Decentralised  Car-sharing  Authors: Nishant Saurabh (UNI-KLU), Carlos Rubia (Agilia), Anandakumar Palanisamy (BY), Spiros Koulouzis (UvA), Mirsat Sefidanoski (UIST), Antorweep Chakravorty (UiS), Zhiming…
Vignesh V Menon
Conference info: Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), 29 June-2 July 2021, Bristol, UK Conference Website: https://pcs2021.org Authors: Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),  Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),…
Conference info: NOSSDAV’21: The 31st edition of the Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey Conference Website: https://nossdav.org/2021/ Authors: Reza Farahani…
The presentation has been accepted to the main-track of the Austrian-Slovenian HPC Meeting (ASHPC'21). Meeting will be organized in a hybrid format on 31 May – 2 June, 2021 at the Institute of Information Science in Maribor, Slovenia. Title:…
ADAPT started with the online Kickoff meeting, coordinated by Prof. Radu Prodan.
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan has been nominated as Management Committee (MC) Member CA19135 at COST (European Cooperation in Science & Technologie).
Prof. Radu Prodan
Conference: 15th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science Title : DataCloud: Enabling the Big Data Pipelines on the Computing Continuum Authors: Dumitru Roman, Nikolay Nikolov, Brian Elvesæter, Ahmet Soylu,…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan is a keynote speaker at Memphis DATA 2021, 25th-26th March 2021. Talk Abstract: We live in a digital world estimated to host around 4 billion Internet users and 10 billion of mobile connections generating 2.5 billion billion…
Title: WELFake: Word Embedding over Linguistic Features for Fake News Detection Authors: Pawan Kumar Verma (Lovely Professional University, India | GLA University, India), Prateek Agrawal (University of Klagenfurt, Austria | Lovely Professional…
The full paper has been accepted to the main-track of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS'21). Conference will be organized in a virtual format on 16-18 June, 2021. Title: Monte-Carlo Approach to the Computational…
The paper “PSTR: Per-title encoding using Spatio-Temporal Resolutions” has been accepted for publication at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2021 at July 5-9, 2021 Shenzhen, China. Authors: Hadi Amirpour…
This offer is an excellent opportunity to do a combined PhD at CERN and the University of Klagenfurt. If you are interested, find more information here.
The paper “Multilayer Resource-aware Partitioning for Fog Application Placement” has been accepted for publication at the 5th IEEE international conference on Fog and Edge computing 2021 (ICFEC 2021) , with an acceptance rate of 17% for…
Christian Timmerer
Christian Timmerer, Associate Professor at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) and Director of the ATHENA Christian Doppler Laboratory, has been appointed IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for the term 2021-2022. “The…
We are happy and proud to see Bitmovin among the 72nd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards Recipients. The award is received for “Development of Massive Processing Optimized Compression Technologies” which acknowledges Bitmovin’s…
Authors: Alireza Erfanian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Farzad Tashtarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin),…
Authors: Bernhard Rinner, Christian Bettstetter, Hermann Hellwagner, and Stephan Weiss Abstract: Drones have evolved from bulky research platforms to everyday objects that enable a variety of innovative applications. One of the current challenges…
NOSSDAV’21: The 31st edition of the Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey Conference Website Authors: Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Abdelhak…
The paper “A Two-Sided Matching Model for Data Stream Processing in the Cloud–Fog Continuum” has been accepted for publication at the 21st IEEE/ACM international Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGrid 2021). Authors: Narges…
ITEC is delighted to announce the next speaker in our guest lecture series – Prof. Carsten Griwodz from the University of Oslo & SIMULA Research Laboratory, Norway. The online-course will take place from March 5 - May 28, 2021. This…
Authors: Vishu Madaan (Lovely Professional University, India), Aditya Roy (Lovely Professional University, India), Charu Gupta (Bhagwan Parashuram Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India), Prateek Agrawal (Institute of ITEC, University of…
Andreas Leibetseder
Authors: Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester,…
Prof. Radu Prodan
The project "Kärntner Fog: A 5G-Enabled Fog Infrastructure for Automated Operation of Carinthia’s 5G Playground Application Use Cases" proposes a new infrastructure automation use case in the 5G Playground Carinthia (5GPG). Kärntner Fog…
Dr. Shajulin Benedict war 2019 an der Alpen Adria Universität Klagenfurt im Rahmen einer Forschungskooperation tätig. Heute ist es soweit, die Kooperation des build! mit dem IIIT-Kottayam Startup Center startet. Build! startet 2021 mit…
The manuscript “Cloud, Fog or Edge: Where to Compute?” has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of IEEE Internet Computing. Authors: Dragi Kimovski, Roland Mathá, Josef Hammer, Narges Mehran, Hermann Hellwagner and Radu…
Prof. Radu Prodan
IEEE/ACM 13th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC) accepted the paper "Dynamic Multi-objective Scheduling of Microservices in the Cloud". Authors: Hamid Mohammadi Fard, Radu Prodan, Felix Wolf Abstract: For many…
Authors: Nakisa Shams (ETS, Montreal, Canada), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering,…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan is a keynote speaker at the 13th International Conference On The Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE), 13th-17th December 2020.
Further details and registration available here: https://mile-high.video/
Authors: Shajulin Benedict (IIIT Kottayam, India), Prateek Agrawal (University of Klagenfurt, Austria & Lovely Professional University, India) , Radu Prodan (University of Klagenfurt, Austria) Abstract: The push for agile pandemic analytic…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan ist guest of honor at the 9th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA), 27-29 Nov 2020, Arad, Romania. The title of his talk is "Distribute one Billion".
Prof. Radu Prodan
The newspaper "Kronen Zeitung" published the article "IM KAMPF GEGEN CORONA: Universität Klagenfurt forscht mit den Chinesen" with Prof. Radu Prodan.
Authors: Prateek Agrawal (University of Klagenfurt, Austria), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (University of Klagenfurt, Austria), Adithyan Ilagovan (Bitmovin Inc., CA, USA), Christian Timmerer (University of Klagenfurt, Austria), Radu Prodan (University…
Prof. Radu Prodan
The newspaper "Kleine Zeitung" published the article "Medizinische Schutzausrüstung: Neue IT-Lösung soll Menschenleben retten" with Prof. Radu Prodan.  
Authors: Dragi Kimovski, Dijana C. Bogatinoska, Narges Mehran, Aleksandar Karadimce, Natasha Paunkoska, Radu Prodan, Ninoslav Marina Abstract: The proliferation of smart sensing and computing devices, capable of collecting a vast amount of…
Teaching in times of Corona is a particular challenge. An online survey among AAU students shows that they were delighted with the digital teaching formats. Here you will find the best feedback from the students: https://www.aau.at/feedback-zur-online-lehre/ Josef…
Prof. Radu Prodan
This project started during the most critical phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe where the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from each country’s health care system has surpassed national stock amounts by far. Therefore,…
Prof. Radu Prodan
The manuscript "Inter-host Orchestration Platform Architecture for Ultra-scale Cloud Applications" has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of IEEE Internet Computing. Authors: Sasko Ristov, Thomas Fahringer, Radu Prodan, Magdalena…
Authors: Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and Electronic…
Today, Klaus Schöffmann will present his keynote talk on “Deep Video Understanding and the User” at the ACM Multimedia 2020 Grand Challenge (GC) on “Deep Video Understanding”. The talk will highlight user aspects of automatic video…
Authors: Negin Ghamsarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Mario Taschwer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Doris Putzgruber-Adamitsch (Klinikum Klagenfurt), Stephanie Sarny (Klinikum Klagenfurt), Klaus Schoeffmann (Alpen-Adria-Universität…
Authors: Jesús Aguilar Armijo (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität…
Abstract: Video accounts for the vast majority of today’s internet traffic and video coding is vital for efficient distribution towards the end-user. Software- or/and cloud-based video coding is becoming more and more attractive, specifically…
DataCloud provides a novel paradigm covering the complete lifecycle of managing Big Data pipelines through discovery, design, simulation, provisioning, deployment, and adaptation across the Computing Continuum. Big Data pipelines in DataCloud…
Christian Timmerer
September 24, 2020.  Bitmovin received 2nd prize of the 2020 Houska Award for the PROMETHEUS project, a joint project with the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt funded in part by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) in the “Basisprogramm”.…
Christian Timmerer
Teaser: “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope,” said the hologram of Princess Leia in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977). This was the first time in cinematic history that the concept of holographic-type communication…
Authors: Prateek Agrawal (University of Klagenfurt, Austria), Deepak Chaudhary (Lovely Professional University, India), Vishu Madaan (Lovely professional University, India), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (University of Klagenfurt, Austria), Radu Prodan…
Authors: Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (School of Computer Science and…
The FOG just moved from the Lake Wörthersee to ITEC ;)! Lead researchers Dragi Kimovski, and Narges Mehran from Radu Prodan's Lab and Josef Hammer from Hermann Hellwagner's Lab setup UNI-KLU's first FOG infrastructure with 40 computing nodes…
Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Klagenfurt nominated Alexander Lercher from ITEC (Radu Prodan's group) for Best Performer Award owing to his outstanding performance in studies.  He will be conferred with this honor at a public…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Elsevier's Journal of Information and Software Technology (INSOF) accepted the manuscript ''A Dynamic Evolutionary Multi-Objective Virtual Machine Placement Heuristic for Cloud Infrastructures''. Authors: Ennio Torre, Juan J. Durillo (Leibniz…
Nishant Saurabh
The manuscript ''Expelliarmus: Semantic-Centric Virtual Machine Image Management in IaaS Clouds'' is accepted for publication at the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC) (https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-parallel-and-distributed-computing). Authors:…
Christian Timmerer
With the coming of age of virtual/augmented reality and interactive media, numerous definitions, frameworks, and models of immersion have emerged across different fields ranging from computer graphics to literary works. Immersion is oftentimes…
Authors: Negin Ghamsarian (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), Mario Taschwer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt),…
The Sixth IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data (BigMM 2020) http://bigmm2020.org/ Authors: Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria-Universitat Klagenfurt), Prateek Agrawal (Alpen-Adria-Universitat Klagenfurt, Lovely Professional…
Authors: Minh Nguyen, Hadi Amirpour, Christian Timmerer, Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: HTTP/2 has been explored widely for video streaming, but still suffers from Head-of-Line blocking, and three-way hand-shake…
Authors: Anandhakumar Palanisamy, Mirsat Sefidanoski, Spiros Koulouzis, Carlos Rubia, Nishant Saurabh and Radu Prodan Abstract: Social media applications are essential for next generation connectivity. Today, social media are centralized…
Natalia Sokolova
Authors: Natalia Sokolova, Mario Taschwer, Stephanie Sarny, Doris Putzgruber-Adamitsch and Klaus Schoeffmann Abstract: Automatically detecting clinically relevant events in surgery video recordings is becoming increasingly important for documentary,…
This year’s ACM MMSys was held as a fully virtual/online event and Slido was used for asking questions about keynotes and presentations including offline discussions with presenters. The interaction report provides some interesting key insights…
Andreas Leibetseder
The IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS) paper "Simplified Workflow Simulation on Clouds based on Computation and Communication Noisiness", published by Roland Mathá and Prof. Radu Prodan et al. got awarded the Code…
Christian Timmerer
Title: Objective and Subjective QoE Evaluation for Adaptive Point Cloud Streaming Authors: Jeroen van der Hooft (Ghent University), Maria Torres Vega (Ghent University), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), Ali…
Christian Timmerer
Christian Timmerer and Peter Schelkens have been elected as Chairs of the QoMEX Steering Committee and Sebastian Möller has been elected as Treasurer. The primary goal of the conference is to bring together leading professionals and scientists…
Authors: Minh Nguyen (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt / Bitmovin Inc.), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: HTTP-based Adaptive Streaming (HAS) plays…
Authors: Hadi Amirpour (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Essex) Abstract: Holography is able to reconstruct a three-dimensional…
Philipp Moll
Authors: Philipp Moll, Veit Frick, Natascha Rauscher, Mathias Lux (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: The popularity of computer games is remarkably high and is still growing. Despite the popularity and economical impact of games,…
Our Paper "Pixel-Based Tool Segmentation in Cataract Surgery Videos with Mask R-CNN" has been accepted for publication at IEEE 33rd International Symposium on Computer Based Medical Systems (CBMS - http://cbms2020.org). Authors: Markus Fox,…
IEEE Communications Society extends its appreciation of Hermann Hellwagner as a distingguished member of the IEEE INFOCOM 2020. See more Information here. IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - Online Conference July 6-9, 2020
Christian Timmerer
Authors: Venkata Phani Kumar M (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin) and Hermann Hellwagner  (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract: Video delivery over the Internet…
Authors: Babak Taraghi (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin) and Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) Abstract:…
Christian Timmerer
Abstract: HTTP adaptive streaming with chunked transfer encoding can offer low-latency streaming without sacrificing the coding efficiency.This allows media segments to be delivered while still being packaged. However, conventional schemes often…
Christian Timmerer
Abstract: Volumetric media has the potential to provide the six degrees of freedom (6DoF) required by truly immersive media. However, achieving 6DoF requires ultra-high bandwidth transmissions, which real-world wide area networks cannot provide…
Andreas Leibetseder
The manuscript “The Workflow Trace Archive: Open-Access Data from Public and Private Computing Infrastructures” has been accepted for publication in the A* ranked IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS) journal. Authors:…
Abstract: Real-time video streaming traffic and related applications have witnessed significant growth in recent years. However, this has been accompanied by some challenging issues, predominantly resource utilization. IP multicasting, as a…
Natalia Sokolova
The 1-page abstract "Pixel-Based Iris and Pupil Segmentation in Cataract Surgery Videos Using Mask R-CNN" was accepted at the workshop “Deep Learning for Biomedical Image Reconstruction” of the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging…
The first review of the ASPIDE project took place on 25.02.2020 in the premises of the European Commission in Luxemburg. During the project review, a live demo of the platform for supporting extreme scale applications was presented and future…
https://twitter.com/articonf/status/1230556290134368263
Andreas Leibetseder
ATHENA Summer School 2020 (July 13-17, 2020) https://athena.itec.aau.at/summer-school-2020 Please Register now  
Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, is teaming up with the University of Klagenfurt, Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) in a multi-million Euro…
Andreas Leibetseder
To strengthen our team spirit, ITEC members spent a wonderful skiing day together at Gerlitzen.
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Read the whole article HERE.
https://twitter.com/articonf/status/1222848541317652480
https://sciencemediahub.eu/2020/01/29/more-democratic-transparent-and-reliable-the-next-generation-social-media/
The ITEC team participated in the HiPeac 2020 International Workshop on Exascale programing models for extreme data with a presentation with title “Monitoring data collection and mining for Exascale systems”. The ITEC team also attended…
Dragi Kimovski
Title of the talk: Mobility-Aware Scheduling of Extreme Data Workflows across the Computing Continuum Abstract: The appearance of the Fog/Edge computing paradigm, as an emanation of the computing continuum closer to the edge of the network,…
The 3rd Klagenfurt Winter Game Jam took place Dec 20-22, 2019 and attracted more than 90 registrations. The event started with talks about the founding of an indie studio - Healing Bullet Games - from students of our master program on Game Studies…
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Philipp Moll
The paper “Making simulation results reproducible—Survey, guidelines, and examples based on Gradle and Docker” has been accepted and published in PeerJ Computer Science. Authors: Wilfried Elmenreich, Philipp Moll, Sebastian Theuermann,…
Authors: Hadi Amirpour, Ekrem Çetinkaya (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin), and Mohammad Ghanbari (University of Tehran, University of Essex) Abstract: Adaptive HTTP…
Andreas Leibetseder
The manuscript “Simplified Workflow Simulation on Clouds based on Computation and Communication Noisiness” has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems journal (TPDS) with an impact factor…
An der Universität Klagenfurt wird das CD Labor für Adaptive Streaming over HTTP and Emerging Networked Multimedia Services eingerichtet. Die Mission des Labors ist die Erforschung neuer Tools und Methoden für die Codierung, den Transport…
Dragi Kimovski
The manuscript “Multi-objective scheduling of extreme data scientific workflows in Fog” has been accepted for publication in the “Future Generation Computer Systems” journal published by Elsevier. The journal is ranked in the Q1 (SJR)…
At the 26th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2020) in Daejeon, Korea, researchers from ITEC have successfully presented several scientific contributions to the multimedia community. First, Natalia Sokolova presented her first…
The paper “Deblurring Cataract Surgery Videos Using a Multi-Scale Deconvolutional Neural Network" has been accepted for publication at the “IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging”, located at Iowa City, Iowa, USA (April 3-7,…
Natalia Sokolova
VBS 2020 in Daejeon (South Korea) was an amazing event with a lot of fun! Eleven teams, each consisting of two users (coming from 11 different countries) competed against each other in both a private session for about 5 hours and a public session…
Prof. Radu Prodan
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High-tech meets history. When thousands of international software developers gather at the Vienna Imperial Castle (Hofburg Wien), you can feel that magic is about to happen. Exactly that occurred on November 28 and 29 at this year's We Are Developers…
The paper has been accepted (through double-blind peer review) as a regular paper of the Euromicro PDP'2020 conference to be held in Vasteras, Sweden on 11-13 March, 2020. Title: M3AT: Monitoring Agents Assignment Model for Data-Intensive…
Save the date! 3rd Winter Game Jam is around the corner: Dec 20-22, 2019! Make sure to get a ticket asap on https://itec.aau.at/gamejam Thanks to our sponsors Anexia, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Alturos, Bitmovin, Dynatrace, Sensolligent,…
Narges Mehran presented the paper  “MAPO: A Multi-Objective Model for IoT Application Placement in a Fog Environment” at the 9th International Conference on the Internet of Things, IoT 2019 in Bilbao, Spain (October 22-25, 2019). Authors: Narges…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the PhD examination of Dr. Yang Hu and Dr. Huan Zhou at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. With: Prof. Peter van Emde Boas, Prof. Cees de Laat, Prof. Henri E. Bal, Dr. Paola Grosso, Dr. Zhiming Zhao,…
Sabrina Kletz presented the paper “Learning the Representation of Instrument Images in Laparoscopy Video” at the MIAR Workshop @ MICCAI 2019 in Shenzhen, China. Authors: Sabrina Kletz, Klaus Schoeffmann, Heinrich Husslein Abstract:…
Mathias Lux
The Hüttenjam 2019 is over and it has been a hugely successful event. 26 participants jammed for two days and two nights in four chalets at Marktlalm, on Turracher Höhe. Six games have been developed matching the topic “Can’t see the wood…
Christian Timmerer
Mit dem 5G Summit Carinthia, ein Kurzsymposium zur neuen Mobilfunktechnologie 5G, wurde heute der 5G Playground Carinthia feierlich eröffnet. Der 5G Playground Carinthia ist österreichweit die erste Serviceeinrichtung für die Erforschung…
Read more about the High level Symposium. https://twitter.com/RaduProdanAAU/status/1181861996012158976
ITEC is delighted to announce the next speaker in our guest lecture series – Dr. Antorweep Chakravorty from University of Stavanger and bitYoga, Norway. The course will take place from November 18 - 29, 2019 This course presents an introduction…
https://twitter.com/articonf/status/1179348799233368072
The Klagenfurt University hosted the first ASPIDE technical meeting (30th September - 2nd October), which aims on designing scalable software solutions for exascale computing.
Natalia Sokolova
Our paper has been accepted for publication at the MMM 2020 Conference on Multimedia Modeling. The work was conducted in the context of the ongoing OVID project. Authors: Natalia Sokolova, Klaus Schoeffmann, Mario Taschwer (AAU Klagenfurt);…
The paper “GLENDA: Gynecologic Laparoscopy Endometriosis Dataset” has been accepted for publication at the Multimedia Datasets for Repeatable Experimentation (MDRE) special session, co-located at the 26th International Conference on Multimedia…
Philipp Moll
Philipp Moll presented the paper “Inter-Server Game State Synchronization using Named Data Networking” on the ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking 2019 in Macau, China. Authors: Philipp Moll, Sebastian Theuermann, Natascha Rauscher,…
https://twitter.com/RaduProdanAAU/status/1175042674161868800
Christian Timmerer
The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) is held June 8-11, 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey and provides a forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems. While research about specific aspects of…
Abstract: Video streaming is one of the top traffic contributors in the Internet and a frequent research subject. It is expected that streaming traffic will grow 4-fold for video globally and 9-fold for mobile video between 2017 and 2022. In…
Christian Timmerer
Abstract: The increasing popularity of head-mounted devices and 360° video cameras allows content providers to offer virtual reality video streaming over the Internet, using a relevant representation of the immersive content combined with…
Philipp Moll
In the course of his research stay at UCLA, Philipp Moll attended the NDN Community Meeting 2019 and presented his work “Towards an NDN-based Online Gaming Architecture”. Abstract: The popularity of online games increased steadily during…
Trust, privacy, control and what else ! Lets hear to ARTICONF consortium as what transpires them to build Next Generation Social Media Ecosystem with novel set of trustworthy, resilient, globally sustainable and decentralized data-driven se…
Philipp Moll
The paper “Inter-Server Game State Synchronization using Named Data Networking” has been accepted for publication at the ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking 2019 to be held in Macau, China (24-26 September 2019). Authors:…
The papers titled, ‘ARTICONF: Towards a Smart Social Media Ecosystem in a Blockchain Federated Environment’ , and ‘A Semantic Model with Self-Adaptive and Autonomous Relevant Technology for Social Media Applications’ presented at…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Radu Prodan is program chair at the seventeenth international workshop on algorithms, models and tools for parallel computing on Heterogeneous Platforms (HeteroPar'2019), collocated at Euro-Par 2019, August 27, 2019.
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issues/communication_networks_UAVs
Prof. Radu Prodan
The paper “A Container-driven Approach for Resource Provisioning in Edge-Fog Cloud” has been accepted for publication at the 5th International Symposium on Algorithmic Aspects of Cloud Computing, ALGOCLOUD 2019 to be held at Munich, Germany…
Prof. Radu Prodan
The paper “Dynamic Multi-Objective Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Data Centers” has been accepted for publication at the Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2019 to be held at Chalkidiki, Greece…
The paper “MAPO: A Multi-Objective Model for IoT Application Placement in a Fog Environment” has been accepted for publication at the 9th International Conference on the Internet of Things, IoT 2019 to be held at Bilbao, Spain (October 22-25,…
Prof. Radu Prodan and Dr. Dragi Kimovski participated in the ASPIDE meeting.
Mathias Lux
The second Game Studies and Engineering and Game Jam retreat took place on June 27-29 at Marktlalm on Turracher Höhe. The curriculum committee, game jam volunteers and organizers of the GamePics jam and show came together to discuss ongoing…
Christian Timmerer
Abstract: Universal media access as proposed in the late 90s, early 2000 is now reality. Thus, we can generate, distribute, share, and consume any media content, anywhere, anytime, and with/on any device. A major technical breakthrough was the…
The papers titled, 'ARTICONF: Towards a Smart Social Media Ecosystem in a Blockchain Federated Environment' , and 'A Semantic Model with Self-Adaptive and Autonomous Relevant Technology for Social Media Applications' are accepted at Seventh…
Christian Timmerer
Authors: Wen Ji, Zhu Li, H. Vincent Poor, Christian Timmerer, and Wenwu Zhu Abstract: With the growing integration of telecommunication networks, Internet of Things (IoT), and 5G networks, there is a tremendous demand for multimedia services…
Christian Timmerer
Authors: Abdelhak Bentaleb (National University of Singapore), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria Universität & Bitmovin Inc,), Ali C. Begen(Ozyegin University), and Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore) Abstract:…
Paper Title: Alternative inputs for games and AR/VR applications: deep headbanging on the web Abstract: In multimedia research, scientific progress is often slowed downby high demands on hard- and software. However, hardware con-tinuously…
Prof. Radu Prodan coordinated EU H2020 Project ARTICONF team met at Stavanger and held technical cum plenary discussions between June 4th to June 7th 2019 with a goal to present some exciting development towards next generation social media…
Autor: Raimund Schatz (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin Inc.) Abstract: Omnidirectional video (ODV) streaming…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan is the Program Chair for ISPDC 2019, the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing, to be held at Amsterdam (Netherlands).
The prestigious 33rd IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2019 held at Rio de Janerio, Brazil (May 20-24 2019) found representation from ITEC department at UNI-KLU in a number of activities including paper…
Philipp Moll
Philipp Moll presented the paper “Distributing the Game State of Online Games: Towards an NDN Version of Minecraft” on the 6th International Workshop on Research Advancements in Future Networking Technologies. The Workshop was held in conjunction…
Mathias Lux, a former student of Peraugymnasium Villach, gave a talk with the topic "Something Something Videogame". See more: https://www.peraugymnasium.at/item/714-vortrag-von-di-mathias-lux  
This week, we will be playing and discussing all entries from the 6th Klagenfurt Game Jam live on-stream! Join us on Friday, May 3rd, 11am UTC/1pm CEST at http://twitch.tv/rarebyte https://itch.io/jam/6thklujam
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan
Link to the Journal of Grid Computing special issue.
Nishant Saurabh
Andreas Leibetseder
Pictures from the Rigorosum with Prof. Thomas Fahringer and Prof. Justus Piater.
Christian Timmerer
Authors: Abdelhak Bentaleb, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen, and Roger Zimmermann Abstract: HTTP adaptive streaming (HAS) with chunked transfer encoding can be used to reduce latency without sacrificing the coding ef- ficiency. While this…
Within the scope of the AAU's young Scientists Mentoring Programme, Andreas Leibetseder is visiting his mentor Oge Marques, Professor at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Florida Atlantic University…
The paper "Active Online Learning for Social Media Analysis to Support Crisis Management" was published as an "early access" article in the journal IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (Q1 in ScimagoJR). The research leading to these results received funding from the EU FP7 Programme under grant agreement no. 261817 and was performed in collaboration with Bournemouth University, UK.
Prof. Radu Prodan
Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Radu Prodan has been invited to be a part of panel discussion on emerging Blockchain and Edge computing technology and paradigms at PAISE (Parallel AI and Systems for the Edge), collocated workshop at the prestigious 33rd…
Nishant Saurabh
The paper “Semantics-aware Virtual Machine Image Management in IaaS Clouds” has been accepted for publication at 33rd IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium , IPDPS 2019 to be held at Rio de Janerio, Brazil (May…
Nishant Saurabh
The poster “Towards a semantic-centric VMI repository management” has been accepted for presentation at PhD forum event of 33rd IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2019 to be held at Rio de Janerio,…
Wer schafft mehr Rechenoperation pro Sekunde? Hochleistungsrechner sind ein wichtiges Werkzeug im Lösen wissenschaftlicher Probleme. HIER der aktuelle Standard Artikel - ein Interview mit Prof. Radu Prodan.
Christian Timmerer
Authors: Raimund Schatz (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology), Anatoliy Zabrovskiy (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Christian Timmerer(Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Bitmovin Inc.) Abstract: Omnidirectional video (ODV) streaming…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan visited the Indian Institute of Technology Kottayam.
ITEC is delighted to announce the next speaker in our guest lecture series - Ass.-Prof. Ali C. Beğen from Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey. The course will take place April 1-12, 2019. This course introduces different types of applications…
ITEC is delighted to announce the next speaker in our guest lecture series - PD Dr. Ralf Klamma from RWTH Aachen University. The course will take place from June 12-19, 2019. This course presents an introduction to Augmented Reality, with…
The Institute of Information Technology at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt invites applications for Post-Doctoral Research Positions (100% employment) within the Christian Doppler (CD) Pilot Laboratory ATHENA “Adaptive Streaming over…
The Institute of Information Technology at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt invites applications for Doctoral Student Positions (100% employment) within the Christian Doppler (CD) Pilot Laboratory ATHENA “Adaptive Streaming over HTTP…
Wir feiern das zweijährige Bestehen des Masterprogramms Game Studies and Engineering an der Universität Klagenfurt mit einer besonderen Abendveranstaltung. Am 22. Jänner laden wir Sie um 18.30 Uhr in den Hörsaal 4 ein, um gemeinsam…
Last week, Klaus Schoeffmann co-organized the 8th Video Browser Showdown (VBS) at MMM2019 in Thessaloniki, and it was a great success. For the first time they used the V3C1 dataset (Part 1 of the Vimeo Creative Commons Collection), which…
Prof. Radu Prodan coordinated EU H2020 Horizon project - ARTICONF (smART socIal media eCOsystem in a blockchaiN Federated environment) held its first kick-off meeting at Klagenfurt from January 8th - 10th 2019. The ARTICONF team comprising…
Prof. Hellwagner, head of ITEC, has been appointed Member of the Scientific Board of  the CD Research Association for the period of 2019. The Christian Doppler Research Association promotes cooperation between science and business, whereas…
ATHENA stands for Adaptive Streaming over HTTP and Emerging Networked Multimedia Services and has been jointly proposed by the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC; https://itec.aau.at) at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU) and…
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The 2nd Winter Game Jam is open to everyone who likes games and wants to create, test and talk about games. Starting on Friday the topic will be revealed to all participants at the same time and random groups will brainstorm games. Then, after…
A new ITEC research project on Surgical Quality Assessment in Gynecologic Laparoscopy (SQUASH) – in collaboration with the Medical University of Vienna – has been approved by the FWF Austrian Science Fund. In this research project the team…
What to do before the 2nd Winter Game Jam? "Set Phasers to Teach! Star Trek in Research and Teaching" an edited book reflecting the ideas of the Star Trek universe from different academic views is presented on Dec 12 2018 at Alpen-Adria…
Andreas Leibetseder
On Reducing Effort in Evaluating Laparoscopic Skills Abstract: Training and evaluation of laparoscopic skills have become an important aspect of young surgeons’ education. The evaluation process is currently performed manually by experienced…
ITEC alumnus Daniel Posch wins the digitization scholarship (Digitalisierungsstipendium des Landes Kärnten)  of the Province of Carinthia within the category "Dissertation" (Supervision: Prof. Hellwagner). "
Klaus Schöffmann was awarded with the Carinthian "Kultur-Förderpreis" (area technical sciences).  More information is available HERE and HERE. Klaus will receive the prize officially on December 10, 2018 by the carinthian governor. K…
An interview with Radu Prodan was published in the local newspaper Kleine Zeitung - learn more HERE.    
Mathias Lux
Mathias Lux actively participated in the MediaEval 2018 Workshop in Sophia Antipolis, France. He co-organized GameStory: The 2018 Video Game Analytics Challenge and Medico: The 2018 Multimedia for Medicine Task and held two presentations. …
AAU/ITEC researchers Mario Taschwer, Klaus Schöffmann, and Jürgen Primus collaborated with Oge Marques (FAU, USA) on a research challenge targeting automatic classification of endoscopic images of the human gastro-intestinal tract. The challenge…
From October 22-26, 2018, Klaus Schöffmann and people from his group (Sabrina Kletz and Bernd Münzer) participated in the ACM International Conference on Multimedia in Seoul, South Korea. Klaus Schöffmann presented two well-attended tutorials…
Philipp Moll
The WiNTECH workshop explicitly deals with methodological and technical issues that have to be faced for defining, running, controlling and benchmarking experiments on wireless solutions. The workshop, that this year reach the 12th edition,…
Prof. Radu Prodan
From October 13-22, 2018 Prof. Radu Prodan visited Chandigarh University and Lovely Professional University in India for interaction with research scholars and discussions about the common research projects.  
Philipp Moll
During the summer break, Philipp Moll was visiting his Mentor Jeff Burke at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The main focus of the stay was to progress the dissertation project, which is about Gaming over Named Data Networking.…
Read more about the cover story in the new ad astra: "Efficiency in the great big data cloud"
On September 27, 2018 Klaus Schöffmann participated on the PhD defense committee of Luca Rossetto at the University of Basel. The title of Luca Rossetto's PhD is “Multi-Modal Video Retrieval”. Additionally, he gave an invited talk on September…
The 25th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP; https://2018.ieeeicip.org/) will be held in Athens, Greece on October 7-10, 2018. ITEC researcher Anatoliy Zabrovskiy will present "A Practical Evaluation of Video Codecs for…
Please find the full AAU news blog article here.
Der Standard hat sich in der Szene umgehört und Business-Angels, Investoren, Non-Profit-Organisationen und Szenekenner gefragt, wen sie für die vielversprechendsten heimischen Start-ups halten - derstandard.at/2000087381425/Diesen-fuenf-h…
The OVID research project (relevance detection in Ophthalmic surgery VIDeos), funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), will start on October 1st, 2018 and run for three years. Together with research partners from Klinikum Klagenfurt, it will…
Hermann Hellwagner actively participated in the "IKT-Konvent 2018" in Vienna on September 17, 2018. The event was to boost Austrian R&D, commercial, and educational activities toward the fully digital and connected world. As one of the panel…
Christian Timmerer
On September 18, 2018 Christian Timmerer participates on the PhD defense committee of Mario Cordina at the University of Malta. The title of Mario Cordina’s PhD is "Cross-Layer Design for Multi-View Video Plus Depth Transmission over LTE Networks…
Mathias Lux
Mathias Lux was invited to give a talk at Simula Metropolitan, a joint research center of SIMULA research labs and Oslo Metropolitan University. Besides the talk he took the opportunity to work for two days with the people at SIMULA and talk…
Klaus organized and participated in the "Special Session of Multimedia Data for Medicine and Health" within the CBMI 2018 at La Rochelle, France. CBMI aims at bringing together the various communities involved in all aspects of content-based…
On Sept. 3rd, 2018, ITEC met for the annual research day. This being the first time for a lot of people, we learned a lot of interesting things on the work, focus and result of our colleagues and were able to identify potential collaborations…
Prof. Radu Prodan and Dr. Dragi Kimovski participate at "The 1st ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in Systems" where with many proeminent speakers in the area of distributed systenms. They will also present a poster on their work on…
Christian Timmerer
ITEC researcher Christian Timmerer co-authored a survey on bitrate adaptation schemes for streaming media over HTTP which has been accepted in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorial and will be available as open access. This journal covers…
Prof. Radu Prodan
The project proposal "smART SocIal media eCOsytstems in a blockchaiN Federated environment" (ARTICONF) has been accepted and the project will be coordinated by ITEC under the leadership of Prof. Radu Prodan. There are seven participating project…
Mathias Lux
The book is a collection of essays by 16 international researchers from a wide variety of fields, discussing how Star Trek has influenced what they do and how they do it.Topics range from Astrophysics to Ethnology, from English and History to…
Philipp Moll
Philipp Moll is currently visiting his Mentor Jeff Burke at UCLA in Los Angeles. During the stay at UCLA, he is working together with the researchers of the _Center for Research in Engineering, Media, and Performance_ (REMAP) and with Lixia…
Mathias Lux
From July 12th to July 14th, staff and students affiliated with the Klagenfurt Game Jam have gathered at the Turracher Höhe for a retreat to discuss the status quo of gaming at Universität Klagenfurt. Organised by Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.…
Christian Timmerer
The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) is sponsored by four IEEE societies since 2000 and provides a forum to discuss latest developments in the domain of multimedia technologies related to circuits and systems, communications,…
The H2020 FET-HPC project ASPIDE started with the Kickoff meeting at the University Carlos III in Madrid. Follow our progress on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Andreas Leibetseder
Abstract: Training and evaluation of laparoscopic skills have become an important aspect of young surgeons’ education. The evaluation process is currently performed manually by experienced surgeons through reviewing video recordings of laparoscopic…
Dr. Muhammad Aleem  from the Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, visits ITEC@AAU for a period of two months, invited by Prof. Radu Prodan. They will jointly investigate novel programming paradigms, APIs, runtime…
Christian Timmerer
The 123rd MPEG meeting will be hosted from Monday, 16 July 2018 to Friday, 20 July 2018 in Ljubljana. The agenda contains various standardization items in the area of audio, video, 3D graphics, and systems, specifically on versatile video…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan together with Prof. Dr. Eng. Florin Pop and Dr. Gabriel Antoniu published an editorial on “RM-BDP: Resource management for Big Data platforms” in Future Generation Computer Systems (Volume 86, September 2018, Pages 961-963). Abstract: Nowadays,…
Nishant Saurabh
Nishant Saurabh, as a representative of Prof. Radu Prodan from ITEC@AAU visited Thapar University, Patiala, Punjub, India for ongoing and prospective  future  research collaborations with Prof. Neeraj Kumar and his team. Prof. Neeraj Kumar…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan gives an invited presentation on "Multi-Objective Workflow Scheduling on Clouds" at the Workshop on Sustainable Ultrascale Computing Systems organised at the ISC High-Performance 2018 Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.
Andreas Leibetseder
ITEC is delighted to announce the next speaker in our guest lecture series - it will be Prof. Jorge Barbosa from Universidade do Porto, Portugal. The course will take place from November 8-10 and November 22-24, 2018. The objective of this…
This keynote speech will give an overview of the research work on multi‐UAV systems (or: drone swarms) at AAU Klagenfurt, performed over almost a decade in the research focus area 'Networked and Autonomous Systems'. Several research groups…
Christian Timmerer
Real-time entertainment services deployed over the open, unmanaged Internet – streaming audio and video – account now for more than 70% of the Internet traffic and it is assumed that this number will reach 80% by 2021. The technology used…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Radu Prodan participates in the Inauguration Seminar Talks and presents "Massively Multiplayer Online Games on Large-scale Systems".
Daniel, our former team-member, was one of the 2018 candidates for the Heinz Zemanek Dissertation Award. He presented his dissertation ("Towards Effective Multimedia Dissemination in Information-Centric Networks", supervised by Prof. Hermann…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan together with Prof. Vlado Stankovski from the University of Ljubljana published a special issue on "Storage for the Big Data Era" in the Journal of Grid Computing.
Philipp Moll
Abstract: Recent research in the field of Information-Centric Networking (ICN) shows the need for push-based data transfer, which is not supported in current pull-based ICN architectures, such as Named Data Networking (NDN). IoT deployments…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Radu Prodan's paper in Journal of Supercomputing ("E-OSched: a load balancing scheduler for heterogeneous multicores") is online now and can be accessed from the following URLs: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11227-018-2435-1
OVID Relevance Detection in Ophthalmic Surgery Videos Projektpartner Klinikum Klagenfurt (KABEG) Ressourcen 3 Doktoranden für 3 Jahre, 1 Studienassistenten für 1,25 Jahre Informatiker und Mediziner arbeiten in einem…
Prof. Kashif Munir from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, visits ITEC@AAU for a period of two months, invited by Prof