FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. Matthias Zeppelzauer

Senior Researcher Forschungsgruppe Media Computing
Institut für Creative\Media/Technologies
Department Medien und Digitale Technologien
  • Medien und Digitale Technologien
  • Smart Engineering (BA)
  • Institut für Creative\Media/Technologies


  • Senior Researcher am Institut für Creative Media Technologies - Fachochschule St. Pölten
  • Bakkalaureatstudium Medieninformatik und Magisterstudium Computergraphik und Bildverarbeitung - Technische Universität Wien
  • Wirtschaftsinformatik - Universität Wien und Technische Universität Wien
  • 2011: Doktoratsstudium im Bereich Audio- und Videoanalyse und Mustererkennung - Technische Universität Wien
  • Forscher am Institut für Softwaretechnik und interaktive Systeme - Technische Universität Wien
  • Forschungsschwerpunkte: inhaltsbasierte Audioanalyse (Bioakustik, Geräuscherkennung, Signalverbesserung), Bild- und Videoanalyse (Videosegmentierung, Objekterkennung, Social Media Analysis, Life Logging), sowie Datamining (Feature Selektion, Clustering)
  • Mitglied in Programmkomitees zahlreicher Fachzeitschriften und Konferenzen im Multimediabereich

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Ultrasonic Communication Risks and Chances of a Novel Technology
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Invited Talk, presented at the All Around Audio Symposium, St. Pölten, Austria, 11 29 2017.
Project SoniTalk
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Alexis Ringot, Invited Talk, presented at the Netidee best of, Vienna, Austria, https://www.fhstp.ac.at/de/newsroom/news/erfolg-fuer-sonitalk-beim-netidee-community-event?filter=awards, 11 17 2017.
Project SoniControl
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Exhibition, presented at the ARS Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria, September 7-11, 2017.
Automated Analysis, Retrieval and Annotation of Video and Film
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Invited Talk, presented at the Symposium Film Rechnen, University Regensburg, Germany, July 3, 2017.
Acoustic Ultrasound Tracking
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Invited Talk, presented at the Fachkonferenz The Mobile Enterprise, Novomatic Forum, Vienna, Austria, June 8 ,2017.
The 3D-Pitoti Dataset: A Dataset for high-resolution 3D Surface Segmentation
Poier Georg, Seidl Markus, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Reinbacher Christian, Schaich Martin, Bellandi Giovanna, Marretta Alberto, et al. , Florence, 06/2017.
Retrieval Methods for Multimodal Media Data
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Habilitation Proposition, presented at the Propositions of Habilitation Candidates of the Faculty of Informatics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, May 24,2017.
FMT 2017 - Proceedings of the 10th Forum Media Technology and 3rd All Around Audio Symposium
Aigner Wolfgang, Moser Thomas, Blumenstein Kerstin, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Iber Michael, Schmiedl Grischa , CEUR-WS.org, URL:http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2009/, 2017.
KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis
Wagner Markus, Slijepcevic Djordje, Horsak Brian, Rind Alexander, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Wolfgang Aigner, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2017.
Towards Automated Real Estate Assessment from Satellite Images with CNNs
Muhr Valentin, Despotovic Miroslav, Koch David, Döller, Mario, Zeppelzauer Matthias, In: In Proceedings of the 10th Forum Media Technology (FMT), 10th Forum Media Technology, 2009, St. Pölten, Austria, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, pp. 14-23, 2017.
Ground reaction force measurements for gait classification tasks: Effects of different PCA-based representations
Slijepcevic Djordje, Horsak Brian, Schwab Caterine, Raberger Anna-Maria, Schüller Michael, Baca Arnold, Breitender Christian, et al. In: Gait & Posture, 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), 57, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 4-5, URL: http://www.gaitposture.com/article/S0966-6362(17)30712-9/pdf, 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017, 2017.
A Study on Topological Descriptors for the Analysis of 3D Surface Texture
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Zielinski Bartosz, Juda Mateusz, Seidl Markus, Journal on Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2017.
Visual-Interactive Similarity Search for Complex Objects by Example of Soccer Player Analysis
Bernard Jürgen, Ritter Christian, Sessler David, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Kohlhammer Jörn, Fellner Dieter, In: In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Information Visualization, Theory and Applications, 2017.
FMT 2016 - Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology and 2nd All Around Audio Symposium
Aigner Wolfgang, Schmiedl Grischa, Kerstin Blumenstein, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Iber Matthias , CEUR-WS.org, URL:http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1734/, ISBN: 978-1-326-88118-4, 2016-11.
PetroSurf3D - A high-resolution 3D Dataset of Rock Art for Surface Segmentation
Poier Georg, Seidl Markus, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Reinbacher Christian, Schaich Martin, Bellandi Giovanna, Marretta Alberto, et al. , arxiv.org, URL: https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.01944, 11/2016.
Interactive 3D Segmentation of Rock-Art by Enhanced Depth Maps and Gradient Preserving Regularization
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Poier Georg, Seidl Markus, Reinbacher Christian, Schulter, Samuel Christian, Breiteneder C., Bischof, Horst, et al., ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 9, issue 4, 7/2016.
Carneval in Rio or St. Patricks Day? Detecting Events in Social Media
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Invited Talk, presented at the Vienna Data Science Meeting, Vienna, Austria, May 30,2016.
Exploring Media Transparency With Multiple Views
Rind Alexander, Pfahler David, Niederer Christina, Aigner Wolfgang, In: Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology 2016, CEUR-WS.org, pp. 65-73, URL: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1734/fmt-proceedings-2016-paper8.pdf, 2016.
Topological descriptors for 3D surface analysis
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Zielinski Bartosz, Juda Mateusz, Seidl Markus, In: In Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Computational Topology in Image Context, International Workshop on Computational Topology in Image Context, 9667, Marseilles, France, Springer, pp. 77-87, 10.1007/978-3-319-39441-1 8, 2016.
A Study on Skeletonization of Complex Petroglyph Shapes
Wieser Ewald, Seidl Markus, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer), pp. 1-19, 2016.
Multimodal classification of events in social media
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Schopfhauser Daniel, Image and Vision Computing, 2016.
Acoustic Wildlife Monitoring
Zeppelzauer Matthias, , presented at the All Around Audio: Products - Applications – Environments, St. Pölten, Austria, 11/2015.
Interactive Segmentation of Rock-Art in High-Resolution 3D Reconstructions
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Poier Georg, Seidl Markus, Reinbacher Christian, Breiteneder Christian, Bischof Horst, In: Conference Proceedings of Digital Heritage 2015 Full Papers, Granada, Spain, 10/2015.
UPC-UB-STP @ MediaEval 2015 Diversity Task: Iterative Reranking of Relevant Images
Lidon Aniol, Bolanos Marc, Seidl Markus, Giro-i-Nieto Xavi, Radeva Petia, Zeppelzauer Matthias, In: MediaEval Workshop, Wurzen, Germany, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, pp. 2, URL: https://imatge.upc.edu/web/sites/default/files/pub/cLidon.pdf, 09/2015.
Establishing the fundamentals for an elephant early warning and monitoring system
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Stöger, Angela A., BMC Research Notes, vol. 8:409, pp. 15, 09/2015.
Interactive Data Visualization for Second Screen Applications: State of the Art and Technical Challenges
Blumenstein Kerstin, Wagner Markus, Aigner Wolfgang, von Suess Rosa, Prochaska Harald, Püringer Julia, Zeppelzauer Matthias, et al. In: Proceedings of the International Summer School on Visual Computing, Rostock, Germany, Frauenhoferverlag, pp. 35–48, ISBN: 978-3-8396-0960-6, 2015-08.
Cross-Platform Social Event Detection
Zaharieva Maia, Fabro M. Del, Zeppelzauer Matthias, IEEE Multimedia, vol. 22, pp. 14-26, 07/2015.
Social Event Mining in Large Photo Collections (Best Paper Candidate)
Zaharieva Maia, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Del Fabro Manfred, Schopfhauser Daniel, In: ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), ACM, 06/2015.
Cultural Event Recognition with Visual ConvNets and Temporal Models
Salvador Amaia, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Manchón-Vizuente Daniel, Calafell Andrea, Giró-i-Nieto Xavier, In: Proceedings of the CVPR Workshop ChaLearn Looking at People 2015, Boston, MA, USA, IEEE, URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06567, 06/2015.
A Novel Annotation Tool for Complex Petroglyph Shapes
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Wieser Ewald, Seidl Markus, In: The Future of Datasets in Vision Workshop (in conjunction with CVPR 2015), Boston, MA, USA, 2015.
Efficient Image-Space Extraction and Representation of 3D Surface Topography
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Seidl Markus, In: Conference Proceedings of ICIP - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2015, Quebec, Canada, IEEE, URL: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1504.08308v3.pdf, 2015.
Graph-Based Shape Similarity of Petroglyphs
Seidl Markus, Wieser Ewald, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Pinz Axel, Breiteneder Christian, In: Computer Vision - ECCV 2014 Workshops. veröffentlicht von Agapito Lourdes, Bronstein Michael M., Rother Carsten, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8925, Springer International Publishing, pp. 133-148, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16178-5_9, ISBN: 978-3-319-16177-8, 2015.
Clustering and Retrieval of Social Events in Flickr
Zaharieva Maia, Schopfhauser Daniel, Del Fabro Manfred, Zeppelzauer Matthias, In: CEUR Workshop Proceedings, MediaEval 2014 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop, 1043, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain, October 16-17, 2014., pp. 2, URL: http://wwwu.edu.uni-klu.ac.at/miriegle/mediaeval/mediaEval2014.html, 16.10.2014.
Multimedia Processing – From Ancient Rock Art to Social Web Media
Zeppelzauer Matthias, , presented at the ERASMUS Antrittsbesuch, Jagiellonian University Krakau, http://www.uj.edu.pl/en/wydzialy/wmii, 4.6.2014.
Age group estimation in free-ranging African elephants based on acoustic cues of low-frequency rumbles
Stöger A., Zeppelzauer Matthias, Baotic A., Bioacoustics, vol. 23, 2014.
Unsupervised Clustering of Social Events
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Zaharieva M., Del Fabro M. , 1043, URL:http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1043, ISBN: 1613-0073, 2014.
Retrieval of motion composition in film
Zeppelzauer Matthias, Zaharieva Maia, Mitrović Dalibor, Breiteneder Christian, Digital Creativity, vol. 22, issue 4, pp. 219-234, Dezember 1, 2011.
Gradual transition detection in historic film material —a systematic study
Seidl Markus, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Mitrović Dalibor, Breiteneder Christian, J. Comput. Cult. Herit., vol. 4, issue 3, pp. 10:1–10:18, Dezember 2011.
A study of gradual transition detection in historic film material
Seidl Markus, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Breiteneder Christian, In: Proceedings of the second workshop on eHeritage and digital art preservation - eHeritage '10, ACM Multimedia, Firenze, Italy, pp. 13, URL: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1877929, 10.1145/1877922.1877929, 2010.