Welcome DEBI Institute Visiting Professor Arno Scharl
Professor Arno Schlarl will be visiting DEBI between Jan 20 - Feb 20, 2012.
Prof. Arno Scharl is Vice President and Head of the Department of New Media Technology at MODUL University Vienna. Prior to his current appointments, he held professorships at the University of Western Australia and Graz University of Technology, was a Key Researcher at the Austrian Competence Center for Knowledge Management, and a Visiting Fellow at Curtin University of Technology and the University of California at Berkeley. Prof. Scharl completed his doctoral research and habilitation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Additionally, he holds a PhD from the University of Vienna, Department of Sports Physiology. He has been project leader of a number of award-winning semantic systems projects including IDIOM, RAVEN and Triple-C, author of more than 130 refereed publications, and editor of two books in Springer‘s Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing Series (The Geospatial Web, Environmental Online Communication). His current research interests focus on media monitoring and Web intelligence, human-computer interaction, and the integration of semantic and geospatial Web technology.