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Dr. Markus Schedl
 
Department of Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz
Altenberger Str. 69, A-4040 Linz, Austria
Science Park 3, Room 442 (4th Floor)

Phone:  +43 732 2468 4716
Fax:  +43 732 2468 4705
E-Mail:  markus dot schedl at jku dot at

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CURRENT POSITION

Associate Professor at the Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
Lecturer at the Fachhochschule Salzburg - University of Applied Sciences, Puch/Urstein, Austria.

RESEARCH

Research Interests

Information Retrieval / Multimedia Retrieval
Data Mining / Web Mining / Social Media Mining
Information Visualization / Intelligent User Interfaces
Machine Learning / Data Projection and Dimensionality Reduction
Recommendation / Personalization
International Business / Financial Markets

Upcoming Events 

Publications

For a complete list of my publications, please have a look here.

SCIENTIFIC SERVICES

Reviewing

Conferences / Workshops

Journals

Project Proposals / Funding Bodies

Organization of Conferences, Workshops, etc.

Workshop on Theory-Informed User Modeling for Tailoring and Personalizing Interfaces (HUMANIZE): 2017
MediaEval Benchmark "Affective Impact of Movies" task: 2015
MediaEval Benchmark "Affect Task: Violent Scenes Detection": 2013, 2014
MusiCLEF Benchmarking Activity: 2011, 2012, 2013
International Workshop on Social Media Retrieval and Analysis (SoMeRA): 2014, 2015
International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC): 2011
International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR): 2010
International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research (AdMIRe): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Program Committee Membership

ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (ACM Hypertext): 2015
Workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Systems (EMPIRE): 2015
Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP): 2015, 2016, 2017
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (IEEE ICME): 2014
ACM Multimedia: 2013, 2014
ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys): 2014, 2015
European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR): 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Workshop on New Trends in Content-based Recommender Systems (CBRecSys): 2014
International Workshop on Real-Time Analysis and Mining of Social Streams (RAMSS): 2013
Workshop on Context-awareness in Retrieval and Recommendation (CaRR): 2012, 2013
International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM): 2012
ACM Workshop on Music Information Retrieval with User-Centered and Multimodal Strategies (MIRUM): 2011, 2012
Challenge on Context-Aware Movie Recommendation (CAMRa): 2011
International Workshop on Social Web Mining: 2011
European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD): 2011 - Discovery Challenge
Workshop on Music Recommendation and Discovery (WOMRAD): 2010, 2011
International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR): 2010 - PC Chair, 2011, 2012
International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI): 2010, 2015
International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research (AdMIRe): 2009 - PC Chair, 2010 - PC Chair, 2011 - PC Chair, 2012 - PC Chair
IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM): 2006, 2010

Editorial Services

Associate Editor of International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval
Co-editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology: Special Issue on Intelligent Music Systems and Applications, ACM, 2016
Co-editor of Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2014 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, CEUR vol. 1263, October 2014
Co-editor of Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2013 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, CEUR vol. 1043, October 2013
Co-editor of International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval: Special Issue on Hybrid Music Information Retrieval, Springer, 2013
Co-editor of Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, Vol. 3: Multimodal Music Processing, Dagstuhl Publishing, Saarbrücken/Wadern, Germany, 2012
Co-editor of Springer LNCS 6817: Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: Context, Exploration, and Fusion, Heidelberg, Germany, 2011

Invited Talks

Research Talk "Listener- and Context-sensitive Music Information Research" at Reykjavik University, Iceland, August 2016
Research Talk "Adaptive Music Retrieval and Recommender Systems" at Fachhochschule Hagenberg, Austria, May 2016
Research Talk "Music Retrieval and Recommendation: Audio, Web, and Sensors" at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, September 2015
Keynote Talk "Listener-aware Music Search and Recommendation" at 6th International Workshop on Mining Ubiquitous and Social Environments (MUSE), Porto, Portugal, September 2015
Research Talk "Music Retrieval and Recommendation via Social Media Mining" at Graz University of Technology, Austria, May 2015
Research Talk "Intelligent Music Access Systems" at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria, November 2014
Research Talk "User-aware Music Retrieval" at Fachhochschule Hagenberg, Austria, June 2014
Research Talk "#nowplaying Gangnam Style: Harvesting Social Media for Music Information Retrieval" at Vienna University of Technology, Austria, July 2013
Research Talk "Mining User-generated Data for Music Information Retrieval" at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden, March 2013
Research Talk "Social Media Mining for Listening Behavior Analysis" at Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 2012
Research Talk "Connecting Music Information Retrieval and Social Media Mining" at Technische Universität Graz, Austria, October 2012
Research Talk "Harvesting Musical Information from Microblogs" at Universität Innsbruck, Austria, August 2012
Research Seminar "Geo-Aware Music Information Extraction from Social Media" at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, February 2012
Research Colloquium "Social Media Mining for Music Information Extraction" at Universidade do Porto, Portugal, February 2012
Research Seminar "Inferring Music Similarity from Content and Context" at Free University of Bolzano, Italy, November 2011
Research Talk "Contextual Music and User Data for Personalized Music Retrieval" at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, September 2011
Research Talk "Web Content Mining for Music Retrieval" at Vienna University of Technology, Austria, April 2011
Research Seminar "The (Social) Web and Music, Stars and the Like" at Queen Mary, University of London, UK, March 2011
Seminar on Multimodal Music Processing, Dagstuhl, Germany, January 2011
Workshop on Learning the Semantics of Audio Signals (LSAS 2009), Graz, Austria, December 2009

Other

Best Paper Committee Member International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 2011, 2012
Judging Panel Member International Computer Music Conference (ICMC): 2011

PROJECTS

Current Funded Projects

Internal Projects

Past Scientific Projects

TEACHING

Lectures at JKU

Lectures at FH Salzburg

Guest Lectures

Supervised Theses

Jury Memberships of Defenses

Tutorials

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

08/05/2014 University Habilitation in Applied Computer Science from Johannes Kepler University Linz, Thesis: On the Use of the Web and Social Media in Multimodal Music Information Retrieval
03/2011 - 04/2012
University Bachelor Studies in Scandinavian Studies at University of Vienna, Universitätsring 1, A-1010 Vienna
23/11/2010 University Graduation in International Business Administration from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
08/2008 - 01/2009 University Exchange Semester in International Business Administration at Handelshögskolan (Göteborgs Universitet), Vasagatan 1, Göteborg, Sweden
24/07/2008   Graduation (with distinction) in Technical Sciences from Johannes Kepler University Linz, PhD Thesis: Automatically Extracting, Analyzing, and Visualizing Information on Music Artists from the World Wide Web
10/2004 - 07/2008 University PhD Study in Computer Science at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz
03/2003 - 11/2010 University Diploma Study in International Business Administration at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Augasse 2-6, A-1090 Vienna
16/03/2004   Graduation in Computer Science from Vienna University of Technology, Master's Thesis: An Explorative, Hierarchical User Interface to Structured Music Repositories
10/1998 - 03/2004 University Diploma Study in Computer Science at Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
17/06/1998   High School Graduation (with distinction), Fachbereichsarbeit aus Informatik
09/1990 - 06/1998 High School Realgymnasium, Laaer Berg-Straße 25-29, A-1100 Vienna
09/1986 - 06/1990 Primary School Volksschule, Bernhardtstalgasse 19, A-1100 Vienna

Employment

08/2014 - Associate Professor at the Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
10/2013 - 01/2016 Lecturer at the Fachhochschule Salzburg - University of Applied Sciences, Puch/Urstein, Austria
02/2009 - 06/2014

Assistant Professor at the Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

07/2005 - 01/2009

Research Assistant at the Department of Computational Perception of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

09/2004 - 06/2005

Scientific Assistant at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria

03/2004 - 12/2004 Contract for work and services: Analysis of systems for digital music distribution, Development of a prototype for intelligent music search at Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria
03/2004 - 07/2004 Tutor for "Theoretical Computer Science" ("Theoretische Informatik") at Institute of Computer Languages, Theory and Logic Group, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
10/2003 - 01/2004 Teaching Assistant (Studienassistent) for "Knowledge Based Systems" ("Wissensbasierte Systeme") at Institute of Information Systems, Knowledge Based Systems Group, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
07/2003 - 08/2003 Software Engineer (MS Excel VBA) and Team Leader at Siemens AG Österreich, Gudrunstraße 11, A-1101 Vienna
03/2003 - 06/2003 Teaching Assistant (Studienassistent) for "Knowledge Based Systems" ("Wissensbasierte Systeme") at Institute of Information Systems, Knowledge Based Systems Group, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
10/2002 - 01/2003 Teaching Assistant (Studienassistent) for "Database Systems" ("Datenbanksysteme") at Institute of Information Systems, Database and Artificial Intelligence Group, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
07/2002 - 08/2002 Software Engineer (MS Access and MS Excel Applications) at Siemens AG Österreich, Gudrunstraße 11, A-1101 Vienna
03/2002 - 06/2002 Teaching Assistant (Studienassistent) for "Data Modelling" ("Datenmodellierung") at Institute of Information Systems, Database and Artificial Intelligence Group, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Vienna
07/2001 - 08/2001 Software Engineer (MS Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications) at Siemens AG Österreich, Gudrunstraße 11, A-1101 Vienna
07/2000 Web Designer (Interactive Panorama Views) and Hardware Assembly at Heimhilcher & Weber GmbH, Steingasse 33, A-1030 Vienna
07/1999 Heimhilcher & Weber GmbH, Steingasse 33, A-1030 Vienna
08/1996, 08/1997, 07/1998 Update EDV Dienstleistungs- und Handelsges.m.b.H., Landstraßer Hauptstraße 146, A-1030 Vienna
02/1999 - 01/2000 Civilian Service at Kinderfreunde Wien

Languages

German native
English excellent
French proficient
Italian conversant
Swedish conversant

Memberships

ISMIR (International Society for Music Information Retrieval)
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
TU Wien alumni club

Other

Co-authored submissions to MIREX 2014 ranked 1st and 3rd (out of 8) in Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval and 2nd (out of 11) in Genre Classification (Mixed)
Co-authored submissions to MIREX 2013 ranked 1st and 2nd (out of 8) in Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval, 2nd (out of 13) in Genre Classification (Latin), and 2nd (out of 11) in Genre Classification (Mixed)
Co-authored submissions to MediaEval 2012 ranked 1st (out of 36 runs) in the Affect Task: Violent Scenes Detection and 2nd (out of 30 runs) in the Tagging Task
Co-authored submissions to MIREX 2012 ranked 1st (out of 9 submissions) in tasks Audio Tag Classification and Audio Tag Affinity Estimation, 1st (out of 10) in Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval, 2nd (out of 15) in Latin Genre Classification, and 3rd (out of 15/16) in Classical Composer Identification/Popular Genre Classification
Mentor in the Mentoring Program of the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2012)
Co-authored submissions to MIREX 2011 ranked 1st (out of 18 submissions) in task Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval and 2nd (out of 15 submissions) in task Audio Tag Classification
Best Reviewer Award for IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2011)
Co-author of the computational music similarity measure that ranked first at MIREX 2010 Audio Music Similarity and Retrieval eXchange
Graphical summary of result: SSPK2 = Seyerlehner, Schedl, Pohle, Knees
Description of the Approach: Using Block-Level Features for Genre Classification, Tag Classification, and Music Similarity Estimation
Runner-up for Best Paper Award at ACM Multimedia 2006 for the paper An Innovative Three-Dimensional User Interface for Exploring Music Collections Enriched with Meta-Information from the Web
Mentor for International Students at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Mentor for Exchange Students at Johannes Kepler University (REFI)

last edited by ms on 2016-11-28