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MODUL University Vienna
Department of New Media Technology

 Contact data
StreetAm Kahlenberg 1 
ZIP, City, Region 1190 - Vienna (Vienna) 
Phone+43 1 3203555 500 
Fax+43 1 3203555 903 
EmailSend Email
 Contact person

Prof. DDr. Arno Scharl (Vice President, Head of Department)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 30

 Central aim of organisation
The research of the NMT Department focuses on semantic and geospatial Web technology, text mining, human-computer interaction and visual analytics.

 Briefly describe your organisation
MODUL University Vienna conducts state-of-the-art research in new media technology, tourism and public governance. Established by the Vienna Economic Chamber of Commerce in 2007, MODUL University Vienna combines a strong academic foundation with commitment to sustainability and innovation as key drivers of long-term success. It fosters independent, original research for participating in national and international R&D programs. The faculty comprises renowned Austrian and international scholars, who have a strong commitment to develop this young organization into a leading research platform. The Department of New Media Technology undertakes interdisciplinary research on knowledge acquisition, develops media monitoring and business intelligence applications, and investigates the potential of new media technology for content production, interactive marketing and community building. The following research areas are the departmentsí primary drivers of innovation: (i) integration of semantic and geospatial Web technology, (ii) textual statistics and natural language processing, (iii) human-computer interaction and visual analytics.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
- ICT Applications     
   - E-Government     
   - E-Commerce     
   - ICT Applications for Tourism     
   - Geographical Information Systems (GIS)     
   - ICT Application for Environment Management     
- Multimedia, Pattern Recognition     
   - Visualisation     
   - Virtual and Augmented Reality      
   - Computer Games, Simulation of Social Process     
- Software- and Data Processing     
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Archiving, Documentation     
   - Information and Multimedia Retrieval     
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Semantic Systems     
- Systems- and Network Technology     
   - Internet Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
- Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - Artificial Intelligence     
   - Data Mining     

 ICT keywords
new media technology, media monitoring, semantic systems, text mining, social semantics, human-computer interaction, visual analytics
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Cooperative Projects

 Inserted / Updated
2008-11-16 / 2010-07-16