Visual Computing and Multimedia

Overview

This research group comprises three labs, the Computational Geometry and Applications Lab (CGA Lab: Computational Geometry and Applications), the Multimedia Communications Lab, and the Multimedia Signal Processing and Security Lab (WaveLab, wavelab.at). 

Topics of research

Computational Geometry and Applications Lab:

  • computational geometry,
  • algorithms and data structures (particularly those with a geometric   flavor),
  • algorithm engineering,
  • program design, robustness and reliability,
  • GPU-based computing, and
  • applications of geometric algorithms and data structures in, e.g.,   computer-aided (geometric) design, computer-aided manufacturing,   geographical information systems,   computer graphics, visual computing, and virtual reality.
  • Further information CGA Lab: Computational Geometry and Applications

Multimedia Signal Processing and Security Lab:

  • multimedia security and biometrics,
  • medical image processing and analysis,
  • (wavelet-based) image and video compression,
  • visual object detection and tracking, and
  • visual data quality assessment.
  • Further information wavelab.at

Multimedia Communications & Security Lab:

  • wireless Internet multimedia communication,
  • intelligent caching solutions, and
  • IP multicast related work. 
  • protocol and network measurements and security analysis
  • application and APP security measurements
  • operating system hardening against network intrusions

Expertise includes work on optimized protocols for wireless and satellite communications, Digital Video Broadcast (DVB)-based gateway architectures, transparent web caching and app acceleration techniques, multimedia and hypermedia web applications, app architectural design and developmemt, network and application security analysis traffic monitoring, measurement and analysis.

Head

Ao. Univ-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin Held
Ao. Univ-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin Held Associate Professor
  • Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-6304
Fax:
+43 662 8044-172
held@cosy.sbg.ac.at http://www.cosy.sbg.ac.at/~held/

Faculty Members

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Uhl
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Uhl Deputy Head of Department
  • Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-6303
Fax:
+43 662 8044 172
uhl@cosy.sbg.ac.at Wavelab
Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Bernhard Collini-Nocker
Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Bernhard Collini-Nocker Assistant Professor
  • Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-6316
Fax:
+43 662 8044-172
bnocker@cosy.sbg.ac.at Visual Computing and Multimedia
Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Roland Kwitt
Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Roland Kwitt Associate Professor
  • Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-6311
Fax:
+43 662 8044-172
roland.kwitt@sbg.ac.at http://www.rkwitt.org/
Dr. Georg Wimmer
Dr. Georg Wimmer Project Staff
  • Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-6305
Fax:
+43 662 8044-172
georg.wimmer@sbg.ac.at
  • News
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    Exhibition opening and conversation with Jian Haake (Kiel). Date: Thursday, 4 October at 18:30. Location: Room for Art at KunstQuartier, Bergstraße 12a. Exhibition Duration: From 5 October until 9 November, 2018. www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/de/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
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    The Leopold Kohr Academy has organized two events, one in September and another in October, 2018. Together with the University of Salzburg, the institution runs the Kohr Archive.
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    On 6 December, 2018, the University of Salzburg will host the WTZ Training Days on the theme of communication, dissemination and distribution in H2020 projects.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 25.09.18 Welcome Day/Orientierungstag für Erstsemestrige
    26.09.18 Orientierungstag für Erstsemestrige
    26.09.18 Symposium: Prävention der Adipositas im Vorschulalter
    26.09.18 subnetTALK: Postdigitales Design (Vortragssprache DE)
    27.09.18 Symposium: Prävention der Adipositas im Vorschulalter
    27.09.18 Orientierungstag für Erstsemestrige
    28.09.18 Symposium: Prävention der Adipositas im Vorschulalter
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