TU Wien Informatics

Wolfdieter Merkl

Ao.Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.rer.soc.oec.

Research Focus

Research Areas

  • Machine Learning, Electronic Commerce, Information Retrieval, Neurocomputing, Pattern Recognition, Human-Computer Interaction

About

art history, machine learning, e-learning, games

Role

2019

2018

2016

2014

2013

2012

  • Netzwerkanalyse von kunsthistorischen Attributen anhand von Social Tags / M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2012 Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 2012-11-07 - 2012-11-09; in: "EVA 2012 Berlin Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie", (2012), ISBN: 978-3-942709-05-7; 138 - 144
  • Analysing User Motivation in an Art Folksonomy / M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, Graz, Austria; 2012-09-05 - 2012-09-07; in: "Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies", ACM, New York, NY (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1242-4; 13:1 - 13:8
  • Learning about Art History by Exploratory Search, Contextual View and Social Tags / M. Arends, M. Weingartner, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rome, Italy; 2012-07-04 - 2012-07-06; in: "12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies", (2012), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4702-2; 395 - 399
  • Art History on Wikipedia, a Macroscopic Observation / D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl / Talk: ACM Web Science 2012, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 2012-06-22 - 2012-06-24; in: "Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'12", ACM, (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1228-8; 163 - 168
  • ARTournament: A Mobile Casual Game to Explore Art History / J. Froschauer, J. Zweng, W. Merkl, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, M. Weingartner / Talk: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rom, Italien; 2012-07-04 - 2012-07-06; in: "12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies", (2012), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4702-2; 80 - 84
  • A Serious Heritage Game for Art History: Design and Evaluation of ThIATRO / J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: 18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 2012, Mailand, Italien; 2012-09-02 - 2012-09-05; in: "18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM)", IEEE, (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4673-2565-3; 283 - 290

2011

  • Museums on the Web: Interaction with Visitors / M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / in: "Handbook of Research on Technologies and Cultural Heritage: Applications and Environments", issued by: University of Ioannina, Greece; IGI Global, Hershey, PA, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-60960-044-0, 142 - 165
  • Designing Serious Games in a Socio-Cultural Context / J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, M. Weingartner, W. Merkl / Poster: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2011, Portugal, Lissabon; 2011-06-27 - 2011-07-01; in: "World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2011", T. Bastiaens, M. Ebner (ed.); EdITLib Digital Library for Education & Information Technology, (2011), 2190 - 2196
  • Revisiting 3D information landscapes for the display of art historical web content / D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl / Talk: 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Lissabon, Portugal; 2011-11-08 - 2011-11-11; in: "ACE '11 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology", ACM, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-4503-0827-4; Paper ID 46, 8 pages
  • Exploring Art History Content by Presenting Artworks in Context / M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin, Berlin; 2011-11-09 - 2011-11-11; in: "Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin", (2011), ISBN: 978-3-942709-01-9; 154 - 160
  • Analysing User Generated Content Related to Art History / M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, Graz; 2011-09-07 - 2011-09-09; in: "Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies", ACM, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-4503-0732-1
  • Combining Cultural Heritage Related Web Resources in 3D Information Landscapes / D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2011), London, UK; 2011-07-06 - 2011-07-08; in: "Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2011)", BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-906124-88-5; 73 - 80
  • Tag Analysis of an Art Folksonomy / M. Weingartner, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin, Berlin; 2011-11-09 - 2011-11-11; in: "Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin", A. Bienert, F. Weckend, J. Hemsley, V. Cappellini (ed.); Berlin (2011), ISBN: 978-3-942709-01-9; 138 - 144
  • Designing Socio-Cultural Learning Games: Challenges and Lessons Learned / J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, M. Weingartner, W. Merkl / Talk: International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2011), London, UK; 2011-06-27 - 2011-06-29; in: "International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2011)", IEEE CS Press, (2011), ISBN: 978-0-9564263-8-3; 56 - 61
  • Towards an Online Multiplayer Serious Game Providing a Joyful Experience in Learning Art History / J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl / Talk: 2011 Third International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications VS-Games 2011, Athen, Griechenland; 2011-05-04 - 2011-05-06; in: "2011 Third International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications VS-Games 2011", F. Liarokapis, A. Doulamis, V. Vescoukis (ed.); IEEE CS Press, (2011), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4419-9; 160 - 163

2010

  • Interaktion mit musealen Inhalten in Web3D / M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: EVA 2010 Berlin - Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie, Berlin, Deutschland; 2010-11-10 - 2010-11-12; in: "Konferenzband EVA 2010 Berlin - Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie", Gesellschaft zur Förderung angewandter Informatik e.V., (2010), ISBN: 9783981215885; 161 - 167
  • Design and Evaluation of a Serious Game for Immersive Cultural Training / J. Froschauer, I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, H. Berger, W. Merkl / Talk: International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, Seoul, Korea; 2010-10-20 - 2010-10-23; in: "International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia", IEEE CS Press, (2010), ISBN: 9781424490257; 253 - 260

2009

  • Mobile Devices in a Museum Environment / M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: The Second International Workshop on Information Technology and Tourism and Open Mobile Networks San Sebastian, Spain, San Sebastian (invited); 2009-11-19 - 2009-11-20
  • Itchy Feet: A 3D e-Tourism Environment / I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, M. Pöttler, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl / in: "Tourism Informatics: Visual Travel Recommender Systems, Social Communities, and User Interface Design", N. Sharda (ed.); IGI Global, Hershey, PA 17033, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-1605668185, 209 - 242
  • E-Learn 2009: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education / J. Froschauer, I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, H. Berger, W. Merkl / Talk: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada; 2009-10-26 - 2009-10-30; in: "Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education", (2009), 8 pages
  • An agent-based centralized e-marketplace in a virtual environment / I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, J. Froschauer, H. Berger, W. Merkl / Talk: 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Boston, MA; 2009-07-01 - 2009-07-03; in: "Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering", Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, (2009), ISBN: 1-891706-24-1; 218 - 221
  • Interaction With Art Museums On The Web / M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner / Talk: IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009, Rom; 2009-11-19 - 2009-11-22; in: "Proceedings of the IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009", P. Isaias, B. White, M.B. Nunes (ed.); IADIS Press, (2009), ISBN: 978-972-8924-93-5; 117 - 124

2008

  • A Synthetic 3D Multimedia Environment / R. Genswaider, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer, W. Merkl, A. Rauber, T. Lidy / in: "Computational Intelligence in Multimedia Processing: Recent Advances", Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-540-76826-5, 79 - 98
  • Tourist type profiling in Web 3d: A Second Life experience / W. Merkl, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer / in: "Proceedingsw of the IADIS Int'l Conference on Information Systems 2008", issued by: IADIS - Int'l Organization for the Development of the Information Society; Proceedings of the IADIS Int'l Conference on Information Systems, IADIS Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-972-8924-57-7, 29 - 36

2007

  • Opening new dimensions for e-tourism / H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, A. Bogdanovych, S. Simoff, C. Sierra / Virtual Reality, 11 (2007), 2-3; 75 - 87
  • Shaping 3D Multimedia Environments: The Media Square / M. Dittenbach, H. Berger, R. Genswaider, A. Pesenhofer, A. Rauber, T. Lidy, W. Merkl / Talk: International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2007-07-09 - 2007-07-11; in: "Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval", (2007), ISBN: 978-1-59593-733-9; 4 pages
  • Photo-Based User Profiling for Tourism Recommender Systems / H. Berger, M. Denk, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer, W. Merkl / Talk: EC-Web, Regensburg, Germany; 2007-09-03 - 2007-09-07; in: "E-Commerce and Web Technologies", G. Psaila, R. Wagner (ed.); Springer, LNCS 4655 (2007), ISBN: 3-540-74562-9; 46 - 55
  • Quo Vadis Homo Turisticus? Towards a Picture-Based Tourist Profiler / H. Berger, M. Denk, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, A. Pesenhofer / Talk: ENTER Conference 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenia; 2007-02; in: "Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism", M. Sigala (ed.); (2007), ISBN: 978-3-211-69564-7; 87 - 96

2003

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