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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…
Roland Matha
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…
Roland Matha
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…
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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.
Read the whole article HERE.
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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…
Roland Matha
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…
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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.
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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…
Sabrina Kletz
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.…
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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.
Sabrina Kletz
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.
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. Radu Prodan. They will jointly investigate novel architectures and networking…
Christian Timmerer
Qualinet is a network of excellence initially funded by COST and technical sponsor of the International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (Qomex). Christian Timmerer is a member of the management committee and working group leader…
Dr. Dragi Kimovski presented his work on "Adaptive Nature-inspired Fog Architecture" at the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC 2018).
Prof. Jorge Barbosa from the University of Porto visited ITEC@AAU for a period of 10 days to conduct joint research in the area of virtualisation technologies and scheduling in Cloud computing.
On April 13, 2018 the ‘Lange Nacht der Forschung 2018‘ (long research night) took place again in Austria and the medical multimedia research group of ITEC did also participate in this exciting event that communicates research works to the…
Christian Timmerer
The 1st International IEEE MIPR 2018 is held in Miami, Florida April 10-12, 2018 which is about multimedia information processing and retrieval. Christian Timmerer will present an invited paper that deals with the "automated objective and subjective…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the program committee meeting of "The 27th International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing" (an A*-class conference) organised at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory in Berkley,…
Prof. Neeraj Kumar and three other researchers from the Thapar University, Patiala, Punjub, India, visited ITEC@AAU for a period of 10 days. They research together with Prof. Radu Prodan a "QoS-aware Energy Management Scheme for Self-Sustainable…
Die Informatik kann Lösungen für gegebene Probleme errechnen. Ändert sich das Problem jedoch stetig, wie im Fall eines Verkehrssystems, haben es die so genannten flexiblen cyber-physischen Systeme schwer, stets optimale Lösungen vorzuschlagen.…
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan participated at the final meeting of the "Network for Ultra-scale Computing (NESUS)" COST action, where he was co-leader of the "State of the art and continuous learning in Ultra Scale Computing Systems" working group. He participated…
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Prof. Radu Prodan and Dr. Dragi Kimovski participated at the final review of the H2020 project "ENTICE: Decentralised Repositories for Transparent and Efficient Virtual Machine Operations", coordinated by their previous affiation, the University…
Narges Mehran officially joined Radu Prodan's team at ITEC@AAU
Prof. Radu Prodan
Prof. Radu Prodan together with Prof. Vlado Stankovski from the University of Ljubljana edited a special issue on the modern topic of "Storage for the Big Data Era" in the Journal of Grid Computing.
Bitmovin, the online video software and infrastructure company founded by the co-creators of the MPEG-DASH video streaming standard, has raised $30 million in Series B funding. The round is led by Highland Europe, with participation from existing…
Prof. Radu Prodan and his group of three researchers from the University of Innsbruck (Dr. Dragi Kimovski, Roland Mathá and Nishant Saubrauh) officially joined ITEC@AAU.
Based on their excellent performance in the review process Hermann Hellwagner & Christian Timmerer are among the 100 distinguished TPC members of IEEE Infocom 2018! Congratulations! http://infocom2018.ieee-infocom.org/committee/tpc-members
Prof. Radu Prodan acquired a new H2020 FET-HPC project called ASPIDE: exAScale ProgramIng models for extreme Data procEssing. The ASPIDE project will contribute with the definition of a new programming paradigms, APIs, runtime tools and methodologies…
tiroler cloud
Prof. Radu Prodan together with the help of Prof. Hermann Hellwagner obtained aproval for transfering the FFG Bridge-1 project Tiroler Cloud "A federated energy‐aware Cloud for industrial, business, and scientific applications" from the University…
Andreas Leibetseder
At the CARE Workshop within the MICCAI 2017 (20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention 2017), held in Quebec from September 10-14, Andreas Leibetseder received the Best Paper Award for the paper…

Distributed and Parallel Systems

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  • Cloud computing and simulation
  • high-performance computing
  • performance analysis and prediction
  • resource management and scheduling
  • multi-objective optimization
  • programming and runtime environments
  • compiler technology
  • energy efficiency

Multimedia Communication

  • Multimedia communication and multimedia content adaptation
  • Multimedia Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE)
  • Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH)
  • 360° video/VR streaming
  • Multimedia delivery in Information-Centric Networks (ICN)
  • Communication in multi-UAV systems
  • Standardization (ISO/IEC MPEG)

Multimedia Information Systems

  • Multimedia communication and multimedia content adaptation
  • Multimedia Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE)
  • Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH)
  • 360° video/VR streaming
  • Multimedia delivery in Information-Centric Networks (ICN)
  • Communication in multi-UAV systems
  • Standardization (ISO/IEC MPEG)