JOANNEUM RESEARCH DIGITAL - Institute for Information and Communication Technologies specialises in web and internet technologies, image, video and acoustic signal processing together with remote sensing, communication and navigation technologies. These technologies are implemented in hardware and software development and application-oriented solutions using scientifically sound methods.
Department D5: Databases and Information Systems
Website of the Interactive Media Systems Group of the Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at) of the Vienna University of Technology (http://www.tuwien.ac.at).
Website of the Multimedia Information Systems Group at the University of Vienna. The group is part of the Department of Distributed and Multimedia Systems located in the Faculty of Computer Science.
The chair of Prof. Kosch is engaged in both teaching and research related to DIstributed and Multimedia Information Systems (DIMIS).
We actively contribute to the ongoing MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 standardisation efforts in the areas of efficient metadata encoding, adaptation of multimedia content, and development of the MPEG-7 query language. Our other research interests lie in the conception of a distributed platform for interactive television and its efficient operation in the home environment using mobile devices, as well as in topics in Grid-based database systems.