Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Rind

Media Computing Research Group
Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies
Department of Media and Digital Technologies
  • Media and Digital Technologies
Study programmes:
  • Digital Healthcare (MA)
  • Digital Media Technologies (MA)
  • Media Technology (BA)
  • Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies

Short profile

  • 1998-2004 MSc studies in Business Informatics at Vienna University of Technology, University of Vienna, and Lund University, Sweden
  • 2004-2013 Researcher at Vienna University of Technology, Danube University Krems, and Krems Research Forschungsgesellschaft
  • since 2014 Researcher at Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies IC\M/T, FH St. Poelten
  • Lead developer of TimeBench, an open-source library for visual analytics of time-oriented data
  • Programme committee member and reviewer for various national and international conferences and journals: IEEE VIS, IEEE BDVA, ACM VAHC, TVCG, JAMIA
  • Research interests: Visual Analytics, Information Visualization, Human-Computer Interaction, Analysis of Time-Oriented Data, Visualization of Electronic Health Records

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Selected Publications

KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis
Wagner Markus, Slijepcevic Djordje, Horsak Brian, Rind Alexander, Zeppelzauer Matthias, Aigner Wolfgang, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. Early Access, 02/2018.
Viewing Visual Analytics as Model Building
Andrienko Natalia, Lammarsch Tim, Andrienko Gennady, Fuchs Georg, Keim Daniel A., Miksch Silvia, Rind Alexander, et al., Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 37, issue 6, pp. 275–299, 2018.
The Role of Explicit Knowledge: A Conceptual Model of Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics
Federico Paolo, Wagner Markus, Rind Alexander, Amor-Amorós Albert, Miksch Silvia, Aigner Wolfgang, In: 2017 IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), IEEE, URL:, 10/2017.
PubViz: Lightweight Visual Presentation of Publication Data
Rind Alexander, Haberson Andrea, Blumenstein Kerstin, Niederer Christina, Wagner Markus, Aigner Wolfgang, In: Proc. Eurographics Conf. Visualization (EuroVis) – Short Paper, EuroGraphics, pp. 169-173, 10.2312/eurovisshort.20171152, 06/2017.
A knowledge-assisted visual malware analysis system: design, validation, and reflection of KAMAS
Wagner Markus, Rind Alexander, Thür Niklas, Aigner Wolfgang, Computers & Security, issue 67, pp. 1-15, 02/2017.
Visual Analytics of Electronic Health Records with a Focus on Time
Rind Alexander, Federico Paolo, Gschwandtner Theresia, Aigner Wolfgang, Doppler Jakob, Wagner Markus, In: New Perspectives in Medical Records: Meeting the Needs of Patients and Practitioners. published by Rinaldi Giovanni, ℡e-Health, Cham, Springer, pp. 65-77, 2017.
Exploring Media Transparency With Multiple Views
Rind Alexander, Pfahler David, Niederer Christina, Aigner Wolfgang, In: Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology 2016,, pp. 65-73, URL:, 2016.
Task Cube: A Three-Dimensional Conceptual Space of User Tasks in Visualization Design and Evaluation
Rind Alexander, Aigner Wolfgang, Wagner Markus, Miksch Silvia, Lammarsch Tim, Information Visualization, vol. 15, issue 4, pp. 288-300, 2016.