Processing large amounts of data efficiently: Creating new technologies for the computing continuum

“We can provide the scientific community and industry with the infrastructure they need to calculate large amounts of data quickly”, Dragi Kimovski, Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Technology, explains. In a recent conversation he told us what scientists and experts like him can offer the fields of medicine and physics as well as other areas.

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Of fog and clouds: How are we capable of conducting the computations for near real-time applications?

Narges Mehran, who came to Klagenfurt from Iran in order to pursue her doctoral studies, has specialized in cloud and fog computing as part of her doctoral thesis. These decentralized processing systems make it possible to reduce latency and processing times.

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The University of Klagenfurt and Bitmovin collaborate on innovative video transmission technologies

Bitmovin is a leading global provider of online video technology. Working with the University of Klagenfurt and funded by the Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), collaborative efforts will now focus on new technologies set to improve the video streaming experience in the future. Bearing the title ATHENA (Adaptive Streaming over HTTP and Emerging Networked Multimedia Services), the project has been endowed with a budget worth several million Euros.

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Automatic analysis of eye surgery

In many cases, modern ophthalmic surgery involves the video recording of surgical proceedings. The video material is either used for training purposes or for the subsequent reconstruction of operation sequences. Klaus Schöffmann has assembled a research team to work on the automatic recognition of relevant sequences within the scope of an FWF-funded project. Natalia Sokolova, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Information Technology, is a member of the project team and her work focuses on improving the search for particularly “relevant” surgical phases.

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Pursuing the research objective of a more unified and democratic social media ecosystem

Facebook, Twitter and Co. are centralised platforms that are owned by private corporations and that control the respective networks unilaterally. An international project financed by EU-H2020 under the project leadership of Radu Prodan (University of Klagenfurt) aims to create a decentralised social media ecosystem using blockchain technology.

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Automatic recognition of relevant segments in ophthalmic surgery videos

Researchers from the fields of computer science and medicine are collaborating to make better use of microscopic videos that record surgical procedures relating to the eyes for the purpose of teaching, research and documentation.

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Game Pics – ein kunstvolles Spiel mit dem Spiel

An der Alpen-Adria-Universität fand heuer erstmals eine Game Pics Jam & Show statt. Neunzehn Videogamer, Fotografinnen und Künstler gestalteten Videospielszenen nach eigenen Vorstellungen um.

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Von der erzieherischen Rolle der Programmiersprachen

Niklaus Wirth, Erfinder der Programmiersprache Pascal, ist einer der bedeutendsten Computerwissenschaftler aller Zeiten. Gemeinsam mit Laszlo Böszörmenyi, der mit ihm geforscht hat, gab er ein Interview zu unüberblickbaren Softwaremonstern und zu den Gefahren der schnelllebigen Start-up-Kultur in der Softwarebranche.

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Game Pics | Jam & Show. Workshop und Ausstellung zu In-Game Photography an der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

Anlässlich der Einführung des Masterstudiums „Game Studies and Engineering“ veranstalten die Institute für Informationstechnologie und Anglistik/Amerikanistik in Zusammenarbeit mit Wissen schafft Kunst ein Reflexionsexperiment zu In-Game Photography. Eröffnung der Ausstellung am 13. Juni 2017. Read more

Neues Masterstudium Game Studies & Engineering

An der Alpen-Adria-Universität in Klagenfurt startet im Herbst 2017 ein österreichweit einzigartiges Masterstudium zu “Game Studies & Engineering”. Die Anmeldefrist läuft von 1. Mai bis 31. August 2017. 35 Studienplätze stehen zur Verfügung. Read more