FH-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Wolfgang Aigner , MSc

Head of Research Institute
Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies
Department of Media and Digital Technologies
  • Media and Digital Technologies
Study programmes:
  • Digital Media Technologies (MA)
  • Digital Design (MA)
  • Digital Media Production (MA)
  • Interactive Technologies (MA)
  • Media Technology (BA)
  • Smart Engineering (BA)
  • Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies

Short profile

  • Since 2015: Head of Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies
  • 2013: Habilitation (Priv.-Doz.) in practical computer science at Vienna University of Technology
  • 2010-2013: Assistant Professor (Univ.assistent) at Institute of Software Technology & Interactive Systems of Vienna University of Technology
  • 2006-2010: Senior Research Associate and Deputy Head of Department of Information and Knowledge Engineering at Danube University Krems
  • 2006: PhD (Dr. techn.) in computer science at Vienna University of Technology
  • 1997-2003: MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) in computer science at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Vienna University of Technology, and San Jose State University, USA
  • Wolfgang is an expert in Information Visualization (InfoVis) and Visual Analytics (VA), particularly in the context of time-oriented data. He performs research on concepts, methods, and software prototypes that support humans in dealing with large and complex information structures, to make them more comprehensible, facilitate exploration, and enable knowledge discovery. Wolfgang has authored and co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and is an author of the book “Visualization of Time-Oriented Data” (Springer, 2011) that is devoted to a systematic view of this topic.
  • Research interests: visual analytics and information visualization (InfoVis), human-computer interaction (HCI), usability, and user-centered design.

Selected Publications

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.


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