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New LIRE Demo A new demo is up and running. It features ~ 1 million of images. Search is based on Solr with a custom plugin. See http://demo-itec.uni-klu.ac.at/liredemo
Photo Intentions Test Data Set available Find out more here: photointentionsdata
User intentions in multimedia is a novel and promising field as well as my main and most favourite research topic. Here are some interesting publications to read:
We further released a test data set of 1,309 images along with the intentions of the photographers acquired in a large survey. More information and the actual data is available here: photointentionsdata
LIRe (Lucene Image Retrieval) is an open source library for content based image retrieval. Besides providing multiple common and state of the art retrieval mechanisms it allows for easy use on multiple platforms. LIRe is actively used for research, teaching and commercial applications. Due to its modular nature it can be used on process level (e.g. index images and search) as well as on image feature level. Developers and researchers can easily extend and modify LIRe to adapt it to their needs.
Ass. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Mathias Lux is Associate Professor at the Institute for Information Technology (ITEC) at Klagenfurt University. He is working on user intentions in multimedia retrieval and production and emergent semantics in social multimedia computing. In his scientific career he has (co-) authored more than 80 scientific publications, has served in multiple program committees and as reviewer of international conferences, journals and magazines, and has organized multiple scientific events. Mathias Lux is also well known for the development of the award winning and popular open source tools Caliph & Emir and LIRe (http://www.semanticmetadata.net) for multimedia information retrieval.
Dr. Mathias Lux received his M.S. in Mathematics 2004, his Ph.D. in Telematics 2006 from Graz University of Technology, both with distinction, and his Habilitation (venia docendi) from Klagenfurt University in 2013. He worked in industry on web-based applications, then as a junior researcher at a research center for knowledge-based applications. He was research and teaching assistant at the Knowledge Management Institute (KMI) of Graz University of Technology and in 2006 he started working in a post doc position at Klagenfurt University, at the Institute for Information Technology.
Find a list of all my publications including links to the PDFs and BibTeX entries here:
Furthermore an incomplete list of my research related activities can be found here: Activities.