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Markus Schedl, Assoc.-Prof., Mag., Dr.

Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

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Teaching

Lectures at JKU

Learning from User-generated Data ST 2014, ST 2015, ST 2016, ST 2017
Multimedia Search and Retrieval WT 2013/14, WT 2014/15, WT 2015/16, WT 2016/17, WT 2017/18
Seminar in Intelligent Information Systems ST 2016
Seminar in Pervasive Computing ST 2009, WT 2009/10, SS 2010, WT 2010/11, ST 2011, WT 2011/12, ST 2012, ST 2014, ST 2016, ST 2017
Seminar in Computational Engineering WT 2014/15, WT 2015/16, WT 2016/17, WT 2017/18
Dissertantenseminar ST 2015, ST 2016, ST 2017
Project in Intelligent Information Systems ST 2014, ST 2016
Special Topics: Multimedia Data Mining ST 2015, ST 2016, ST 2017
Special Topics: Social Media Mining and Analysis WT 2015/16, WT 2016/17, WT 2017/18
Special Topics: Exploratory Data Analysis WT 2010/11, WT 2011/12, WT 2013/14, WT 2014/15, WT 2016/17
Special Topics: Music Information Retrieval ST 2008, ST 2009, ST 2010, ST 2011, ST 2013
   
Praktikum aus Informatik WT 2010/11, WT 2011/12
Artificial Intelligence Übung WT 2007/08, WT 2009/10, WT 2010/11
Seminar: Intelligente Systeme ST 2007
Projektpraktikum Masterstudium ST 2007
Übungen zu Softwareentwicklung I WT 2006/07
Spezielle Kapitel aus Intelligente Systeme: Pattern Recognition and Classification - Responsible for Practical Exercise ST 2006

Lectures at FH Salzburg

Guest Lectures

02/2017 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
12/2016 University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
08-09/2016 Reykjavik University, Iceland
09-10/2015 Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
09/2013 7th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2013), Kazan, Russia (jointly with Peter Knees)
03/2013 Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
02-03/2012 Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
09/2011 Utrecht University, the Netherlands
02-03/2011 Queen Mary, University of London, UK, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Supervised Theses

Hamid Eghbal-zadeh   PhD: Instrument Detection in Classical Orchestra Music
Andreu Vall   PhD: Automatic Music Playlist Continuation
Bruce Ferwerda 10/2016 PhD: Improving the User Experience of Music Recommender Systems Through Personality and Cultural Information
Harald Rogner   MSc: Multimedia Information Retrieval for Intelligent Music Video Indexing
Martin Weber   MSc: Predicting the Popularity of Videos on a Social Platform
Thomas Krismayer 12/2016 MSc: Predicting Demographics and Personality from Social Media Data
Florian Knoll 12/2015 BSc: Personal Mobile Online Radio Recommendation
Florian Klausner 03/2015 BSc: Graph Analysis of Users on Last.FM to Identify and Visualise Highly Influential Users
Thomas Feichtinger 09/2013 BSc: Evaluation of Classification Algorithms for Accelerometer-based Activity Recognition
Claus Schabetsberger 09/2013 MSc: Personalized Music Recommendation in a Mobile Environment
Georg Breitschopf 08/2013 MSc: Personalized, Context-Aware Music Playlist Generation on Mobile Devices
Martin Moser 07/2013 BSc: Automatic Playlist Generation in Music Streaming Services
Sebastian Pöll 09/2012 BSc: A Recommender System Based on YouTube Activities
Markus Dopler 02/2012 MSc: Hierarchical Navigation Through Music Collections via Audio and Web Data
Bernhard Veitschegger 02/2012 BSc: Automatic Generation of BibTeX Files from PDFs via Web Mining
Michael Aufreiter 12/2011 MSc: Web-based Information Visualization
Sebastian Huber 12/2011 BSc: nepTune for Android
Thomas Gängler 05/2011 MSc: Semantic Federation of Musical and Music-related Information for Establishing a Personal Music Knowledge Base
Christian Höglinger 10/2010 MSc: A Hierarchical, Three-dimensional User Interface for Exploring Large Music Collections
Andreas Krenmair 05/2010 MSc: Music-related Information Extraction from the Web Pages
Benjamin Beer 03/2010 BSc: Towards a Focused Web Crawler for Music Based on Bingo!
Daniel Thaller 09/2009 BSc: Accessing the Power of YouTube to Determine Similar-Artist Relations
Joel Valek 02/2009 BSc: A Client/Server-System for Automated Song Identification
Andrea Salfinger 11/2008 BSc: Multidimensional Scaling and Tag Clouds: New Approaches for Browsing Very Large Music Collections
Markus Jordan 03/2008 MSc: Analysing and Visualising the Similarity of Web Radio Stations
Florian Marchl 02/2007 BSc: Extending the Java Swing Canvas to Support PostScript Output
Manfred Waldl 11/2006 BSc: Islands of Music 3D for Mobile Devices
Klaus Seyerlehner 10/2006 MSc: Content-based Similarity Metrics for Navigating in Music Collections
Markus Straub 03/2006 BSc: Extending the CoMIRVA Framework with Initialization Algorithms for SOM and Playlist Generation Methods
Richard Vogl   10/2005 BSc: A 3D User Interface for the CoMIRVA Framework

Jury Memberships of Defenses

Sergio Oramas 11/2017 PhD: Knowledge-based and Multimodal Deep Learning Approaches for Music Recommendation and Classification, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Dmitry Bogdanov 09/2013 PhD: From Music Similarity to Music Recommendation: Computational Approaches Based on Audio Features and Metadata, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Marius Kaminskas 05/2013 PhD: Context-aware Music Recommendation, Free Univsersity of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy
Mohamed Sordo 02/2012 PhD: Semantic Annotation of Music Collections: A Computational Approach, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Tutorials

"Complex Recommendations" at The Web Conference 2018 (27th edition of the former WWW conference), Lyon, France, April 2018 (jointly with Oren Sar Shalom, Ido Guy, and Flavian Vasile)
"New Paths in Music Recommender Systems Research" at 11th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys), Como, Italy, August 2017 (jointly with Peter Knees and Fabien Gouyon)
"Music Information Retrieval: Overview, Recent Developments and Future Challenges" at 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), New York, USA, August 2016 (jointly with Emilia Gómez, Xavier Serra, and Xiao Hu)
"Music Retrieval and Recommendation" at 37th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Santiago, Chile, August 2015 (jointly with Peter Knees)
"Multimedia Information Retrieval: Music and Audio" at ACM Multimedia 2013, Barcelona, Spain, October 2013 (jointly with Emilia Gómez and Masataka Goto)
"Music Similarity and Retrieval on the Web and in Social Media" at 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Dublin, Ireland, July 2013 (jointly with Peter Knees)
"Music Information Retrieval" at ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), Hong Kong, June 2012 (jointly with Masataka Goto)
"Music Information Retrieval 2.0" at 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Barcelona, Spain, April 2012 (jointly with Peter Knees)

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

Projects

Current Funded Projects

Past Scientific Projects

Social Media Mining for Multimodal Music Retrieval - Principal Investigator
2013 - 2017
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Indonesian Summer School on Music Information Retrieval - Co-Principal Investigator (jointly with TU Wien)
2017
ASEA-UNINET
Exploring Music Listening Behavior in Thailand for Improved Music Recommendation and Retrieval - Principal Investigator (jointly with TU Wien)
2017
ASEA-UNINET
Culture- and Location-aware Music Recommendation and Retrieval (FWF-MOST Joint Seminar) - Principal Investigator
2016
Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST)
Performances as Highly Enriched aNd Interactive Concert eXperiences (PHENICX) - Work Package Leader
2013 - 2016
European Commission
Personalized Music Retrieval via Music Content, Music Context, and User Context - Project Leader
2010 - 2014
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Music Retrieval Beyond Simple Audio Similarity
2008 - 2011
Austrian National Science Foundation (FWF): Research Line "Translational Research"
Clouds of Music
2006 - 2007
ImpulsProgramm creativwirtschaft
Cooperation with Innomotion, Vienna; Austrian Research Centers (Resarch Studio Smart Agent Technologies); 3united mobile solutions AG, Vienna.
See this link for more information.
Operational Models of Music Similarity for Music Information Retrieval
2005 - 2008
Austrian National Science Foundation (FWF): Research Line "Translational Research"
AllThatSounds
2005 - 2008
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Cooperation with Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) St. Pölten; Team Teichenberg; Audite.

Internal Projects

Mobile Music Genius
since 2012
An intelligent mobile music player that learns listeners' taste and adapts the playlist accordingly
Music Tweet Map
since 2012
A visualization and exploration tool for music listening behaviour as observed via Microblogs
AGMIS - Automatically Generated Music Information System
since 2007
A music information system build upon Web-based music information extraction techniques
CoMIRVA - Collection of Music Information Retrieval and Visualisation Applications
since 2004
A framework for Java-implementations of various algorithms concerning information retrieval and visualization of music and multimedia

Scientific Services

Reviewing

Conferences / Workshops

ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI): 2017
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (IEEE ICME): 2014
ACM Multimedia Systems (MMSys): 2014, 2015
IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (IEEE VAST): 2013
European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR): 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
ACM Multimedia: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP): 2012
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC): 2012
Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC): 2011, 2012, 2013
International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI): 2009
European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI): 2008, 2012
International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS): 2009
IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM): 2006, 2010
International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR): 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
IEEE Information Visualization Conference (InfoVis): 2008
IEEE Visualization Conference (Vis): 2005

Journals

ACM Computing Surveys
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications
Elsevier Data & Knowledge Engineering
Elsevier Human-Computer Studies
Elsevier Image and Vision Computing
Elsevier Information Sciences
Elsevier Network and Computer Applications
Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters
IEEE Communications Magazine
IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine
IEEE Intelligent Systems
IEEE Signal Processing Letters
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology
Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications
Springer Multimedia Systems
Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing
Open Journal of Information Systems

Project Proposals / Funding Bodies

CONICYT, Chile
Initiative d'Excellence (IdEx) Bordeaux Post-doctoral Program, France
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Switzerland

Organization of Conferences, Workshops, etc.

ACM RecSys Challenge: 2018
Workshop on Intelligent Music Interfaces for Listening and Creation (MILC): 2018
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

World Wide Web Conference (WWW): 2018
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys): 2017
ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR): 2017
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, 2018 - Track Chair
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 - Program 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, 2017
International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research (AdMIRe): 2009 - Program Chair, 2010 - Program Chair, 2011 - Program Chair, 2012 - Program Chair
IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM): 2006, 2010

Editorial Services

Invited Talks

Research Talk "Analyzing and Exploiting User-generated Listening Data for Listener Modeling and Music Recommendation" at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, November 2017
Seminar on User-generated Content in Social Media, Dagstuhl, Germany, July 2017
Research Talk "Learning from User-generated Listening Data for Personalized Music Recommendation" at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Köln, Germany, June 2017
Research Talk "Personalized Music Retrieval and Recommender Systems" at Fachhochschule Hagenberg, Austria, June 2017
Research Talk "Culture-specific Music Preference Analysis using the LFM-1b Dataset" at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, February 2017
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

Curriculum Vitae (Long Version)

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 conversant
Italian basic
Swedish basic

Memberships

Other

Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM 2017) for the paper Introducing Global and Regional Mainstreaminess for Improving Personalized Music Recommendation
Co-authored submissions to the 2017 AcousticBrainz Genre Task at the MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation occupied ranks 1 to 20 (out of 107 submissions by 5 teams)
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)