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University of Vienna
Department of Distributed and Multimedia Systems

 Contact data
StreetLiebiggasse 4/3-4 
ZIP, City, Region 1010 - Vienna (Vienna) 
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 Contact person

Univ.Prof. Dr.-techn. Wolfgang Klas (Full Professor)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 25

 Central aim of organisation
Research and Higher Education on distributed and multimedia systems

 Briefly describe your organisation
The Institute of Distributed and Multimedia Systems is part of the Faculty of Computer Science (Fakultät für Informatik) of the University of Vienna, Austria, headquatered in the City of Vienna. The institute runs several research projects in the field of computer science funded by national, european, and international agencies and industry. The institute has established strategic partnerships with partners from academia and industry.

The institute is home of three research groups:
* Distributed Systems, headed by Prof. Günter Haring, focuses on research issues in the field of distributed systems, in particular performance issues, streaming data over networks and mobile networking.
* Multimedia Information Systems, headed by Prof. Wolfgang Klas, focuses on research issues in the are of multimedia databases, multmedia environments, and digital memory engineering, digital preservation.
* Future Communication, headed by Prof. Tutschku, focusing on research issues in the field of future Internet technologies.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Learning     
   - Cultural Heritage     
   - Ambient Assisted Living (Services for the Elderly)     
   - ICT Applications for Tourism     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - ICT Applications for Traffic and Logistics     
   - Geographical Information Systems (GIS)     
   - IT Security and Encryption     
   - Computer Games, Simulation of Social Process     
   - Audiovisual Devices and Communication     
   - Databases, Database Management     
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Process Management     
   - Digital Systems     
   - Archiving, Documentation     
   - Information and Multimedia Retrieval     
   - E-Publishing, Digital Content     
   - Semantic Systems     
   - Internet Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
   - GRID Computing     
   - Network Security     
   - Data Mining     
   - Wireless & Mobile Communication     

 ICT keywords
multimedia information systems, distributed systems, mobile computing, future internet technologies
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)

 RTD Experience
Please see http://www.cs.univie.ac.at

Please see http://www.cs.univie.ac.at

 Inserted / Updated
2006-02-04 / 2009-08-31