Markus Seidl

Markus Seidl is holding a position as FH-Professor at the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten.


Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals:

Matthias Zeppelzauer, Bartosz Zielinski, Mateusz Juda, and Markus Seidl. A Study on Topological Descriptors for the Analysis of 3D Surface Texture, Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), pp. 18, In Press. DOI=10.1016/j.cviu.2017.10.012 [download pdf]

Matthias Zeppelzauer, Georg Poier, Markus Seidl, Christian Reinbacher, Samuel Schulter, Christian Breiteneder, and Horst Bischof. Interactive 3D Segmentation of Rock-Art by Enhanced Depth Maps and Gradient Preserving Regularization. In ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 9, 4, Article 19, 08/2016. DOI=10.1145/2950062 [download pdf 3423KB]

Ewald Wieser, Markus Seidl, and Matthias Zeppelzauer. A Study on Skeletonization of Complex Petroglyph Shapes. Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer), pp. 1-19, 2016. DOI=10.1007/s11042-016-3395-1

Markus Seidl, Ewald Wieser and Craig Alexander. Automated Classification of Petroglyphs. DAACH (Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage), Elsevier, 2015. DOI=10.1016/j.daach.2015.03.001 [download preprint 1560KB] Dataset

Markus Seidl, Matthias Zeppelzauer, Dalibor Mitrovic and Christian Breiteneder. 2011. Gradual Transition Detection in Historic Film Material - A Systematic Study. In ACM Journal of Computing and Cultural Heritage 4, 3, Article 10 (December 2011), 18 pages, ACM, New York, USA. DOI=10.1145/2069276.2069279 [download pdf 2479KB]

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications:

Kerstin Blumenstein, Martin Kaltenbrunner, Markus Seidl, Laura Breban, Niklas Thür, and Wolfgang Aigner, "Bringing Your Own Device into Multi-device Ecologies - A Technical Concept", Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ACM, 2017.

Christina Niederer, Stefanie Größbacher, Wolfgang Aigner, Peter Judmaier, and Markus Seidl, "Comic Experience: Narrative & Collaborative Drawing on a Multi-Touch Table in an Art Museum", Proceedings of the 10th Forum Media Technology 2017, St. Pölten, CEUR-WS, 11/2017.

Kerstin Blumenstein, Bianca Leitner, Niklas Thür, Armin Kirchknopf, Markus Seidl, and Wolfgang Aigner, "LiveVis: Visualizing Results of Second Screen Surveys in Real Time at TV Stages", Workshop Vis in Practice - Visualization Solutions in the Wild, IEEE VIS 2017, Phoenix, Arizona USA, IEEE, 2017.

Georg Poier, Markus Seidl, Matthias Zeppelzauer, Christian Reinbacher, Martin Schaich, Giovanna Bellandi, Alberto Marretta, and Horst Bischof, "PetroSurf3D - A Dataset for high-resolution 3D Surface Segmentation", Content Based Multimedia Indexing, Special Session on Multimedia for Cultural Heritage, Florence, pp. 8, 06/2017.

Kerstin Blumenstein, Christina Niederer, Markus Wagner, Wilhelm Pfersmann, Markus Seidl, and Wolfgang Aigner, "Visualizing Spatial and Time-Oriented Data in a Second Screen Application", Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: ACM, 2017.

Markus Wagner, Kerstin Blumenstein, Alexander Rind, Markus Seidl, Grischa Schmiedl, Tim Lammarsch, and Wolfgang Aigner. Native Cross-platform Visualization: A Proof of Concept Based on the Unity3D Game Engine. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV16), Lisbon, Portugal, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 39-44, 07/2016. DOI=10.1109/IV.2016.35

Matthias Zeppelzauer, Bartosz Zielinski, Matteus Juda, and Markus Seidl. Topological descriptors for 3D surface analysis. In Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Computational Topology in Image Context (CTIC), Marseilles, Springer, pp. 77-87, 06/2016. DOI=10.1007/978-3-319-39441-1_8

Matthias Zeppelzauer, Georg Poier, Markus Seidl, Christian Reinbacher, Christian Breiteneder, and Horst Bischof, Interactive Segmentation of Rock-Art in High-Resolution 3D Reconstructions, Conference Proceedings of Digital Heritage 2015 Full Papers, Granada, Spain, 10/2015. DOI=10.1109/DigitalHeritage.2015.7419450

Matthias Zeppelzauer, Ewald Wieser, and Markus Seidl, A Novel Annotation Tool for Complex Petroglyph Shapes, The Future of Datasets in Vision Workshop (in conjunction with CVPR 2015), Boston, MA, USA, 06/2015.

Matthias Zeppelzauer and Markus Seidl, Efficient Image-Space Extraction and Representation of 3D Surface Topography, Conference Proceedings of ICIP - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2015, Quebec, Canada, IEEE, 2015. DOI=10.1109/ICIP.2015.7351322

Markus Seidl, Ewald Wieser, Matthias Zeppelzauer, Axel Pinz, and Christian Breiteneder. Graph-Based Shape Similarity of Petroglyphs. in Computer Vision - ECCV 2014 Workshops, vol. 8925, L. Agapito, M. M. Bronstein, and C. Rother, Eds. Springer International Publishing, 2015, pp. 133–148. DOI=10.1007/978-3-319-16178-5_9 [download preprint 1818KB] Dataset

Ewald Wieser, Matthias Husinsky and Markus Seidl. Speech/Music Discrimination in a Large Database of Radio Broadcasts from the Wild.  Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), 05/2014, Florence, Italy. DOI=10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6853976

Markus Seidl and Christian Breiteneder. 2012. Automated petroglyph image segmentation with interactive classifier fusion. In Proceedings of the Eighth Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 66 , 8 pages. DOI=10.1145/2425333.2425399 [download pdf 15350KB] Dataset

Markus Seidl and Christian Breiteneder. 2011. Detection and Classification of Petroglyphs in Gigapixel Images - Preliminary Results. In VAST11: The 12th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage - Short and Project Papers, Eurographics Association, Prato, Italy, 2011, 45-48. DOI=10.2312/PE/VAST/VAST11S/045-048 [download pdf 2190KB]

Markus Seidl, Peter Judmaier, Frederik Baker, Christopher Chippindale, Ursula Egger, Nadine Jax, Christoph Weis, Martin Grubinger and Georg Seidl. 2011. Multi-touch rocks: Playing with tangible virtual heritage in the museum - First User Tests. In VAST11: The 12th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage - Short and Project Papers, Eurographics Association, Prato, Italy, 2011, 73-76. DOI=10.2312/PE/VAST/VAST11S/073-076 [download pdf 2530KB]

Grischa Schmiedl, Kerstin Blumenstein and Markus Seidl. 2011. Usability Testing for Mobile Scenarios of Fragmented Attention. In Proceedings of the chi sparcs conference 2011. Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Markus Seidl, Matthias Zeppelzauer and Christian Breiteneder. 2010. A study of gradual transition detection in historic film material. In Proceedings of the second workshop on eHeritage and digital art preservation (eHeritage '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13-18. DOI=10.1145/1877922.1877929
[download pdf 791KB]

Grischa Schmiedl, Markus Seidl and Klaus Temper. 2010. The mobile web study. Usage, Usability, Fallacies, Pittfalls. In 4. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen (Pinkafeld, Austria April 7 - 8 2010). FH Burgenland, . Pinkafeld/Burgenland, ISBN 978-3-200-01809-9 (pp. 440-441).

Grischa Schmiedl, Markus Seidl and Klaus Temper. 2009. Mobile phone web browsing: a study on usage and usability of the mobile web. In Proceedings of the 11th international Conference on Human-Computer interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Bonn, Germany, September 15 - 18, 2009). MobileHCI '09. ACM, New York, NY, 1-2. DOI=10.1145/1613858.1613942 [download pdf 152KB]

Markus Seidl, Matthias Husinsky and MartinSchmidt. 2006. Extending the P2P Audio network StreamOnTheFly for video usage and vodcasting. IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2006, Murcia, Spanien, 5.-8. Oktober 2006. Pedro Isaias, Miguel Baptista Nunes and Inmaculada J. Martinez (Eds.), ISBN: 972-8924-19-4, S. 254-259

Markus Seidl, "Blended Learning with Moodle: Didactical and technical aspects of a blended Learning Scenario with Moodle", Netties Konferenz 2005 der EATA in St.Pölten 10/2005


Markus Seidl, and Grischa Schmiedl. Forum Medientechnik – Next Generation, New Ideas. Beitraege der Tagungen 2015 an der Fachhochschule St. Poelten. Glueckstadt, W. Huelsbusch, 2015. ISBN 978-3-86488-090-2.

Markus Seidl, Grischa Schmiedl, and Thiemo Kastel. Forum Medientechnik – Next Generation, New Ideas. Beitraege der Tagung 2013 an der Fachhochschule St. Poelten. Glueckstadt, W. Huelsbusch, 2014. ISBN 978-3864880582.

Guest Lectures and Invited Talks:

Invited Tutorial talk "Digitally Enhancing Museum Experience & Understanding of Archeological Artefacts", at the15th Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, Graz, Austria, Sept. 26th 2017.

Invited colloquium talk "Intelligent Processing of High Resolution 3D Scans of Rock Art" at the Cyprus Institute, January 19th 2015, Nikosia, Cyprus.

Invited Talk on joint work with Ewald Wieser and Matthias Zeppelzauer "'Digital tracing', classification and analysis of 2D and 3D recordings of petroglyphs", Documenting Prehistoric Parietal Art: Recently Developed Digital Recording Techniques, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, May 22nd 2014, Cambridge, UK.

Guest Lecture "Applied Pattern Recognition", Sankt Petersburg State University for Telecommunications, Oct. 2012, Sankt Petersburg, Russia.

Invited Talk "Angewandte Forschung in der Media Computing Research Group", Rotary Club St. Pölten, July 2012, Sankt Pölten, Austria.

Invited Talk "Kommunikation 2011+", 17. AuslandsniederösterreicherInnentreffen, NÖ Landhaus, August 2011, St. Pölten.

Other Publications:

Markus Seidl, "WUP - control the AEC façade with your smartphone", Behind the Facade I, Ars Electronica Festival 2009, Linz, 4.September 2009

Markus Seidl, "Öffnet die Archive!", Kompetenznetzwerk Mediengestaltung 2004-2006, Alton-Scheidl, R., Thurner, T., Uhlik, J., Huber, E.(Herausgeber), Dornbirn-St.Pölten, März 2007, S. 28f

Markus Seidl, "Technische Einbindung von Moodle in der FH St.Pölten ", 3. internationale Moodle-Konferenz, FH-Oberösterreich, Campus Hagenberg, 14./15. September 2006

Laszlo Kovács, Andras Micsik, Martin Schmidt and Markus Seidl (in alphabetic order), "Self-Organizing Distributed Digital Library Supporting Audio-Video", ERCIM News No. 66, July 2006, Peter Kunz (Ed.), ISSN 0926-4981, pp. 42-44

Markus Seidl, "Blended Learning mit Moodle: Flash MX 2004 auf Hochschulniveau - Ein Blended Learning Kurs im Bereich Softwareschulung", Moodle Konferenz, FH Campus Wien 10/2005

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Art & Tech

after working behind the wheels of steel and being member of the rap posse "flavour force" markus seidl moved over to several attempts to interweave "real" public space with virtual public space, working mainly with the stadtwerkstatt/linz and the kunstradio/vienna. from 1996 to 2003 he was working on fundamental radio with his long term collaborateur august black.
with elisabeth schimana he realized the project "a village does nothing" where they persuaded a village to do nothing for a week while substitute personnel did the work. his permanent occupation is to watch the world through a camera´s eye and take a snap every now and then.

2003-2005 tokyo blue - large scale linear panorama fotography in tokyo/jp

2003 hard drive orchestra - media installation in the sigmund freud dream museum in st.petersburg/ru for the traumlandschaften festival (together with august black)

2003 pauzele - fotographic work in cluj/ro together with romanian colleagues on occasion of the re-location programm

2002 simple world - installation in wolkersdorf/lower austria (with August Black)

2002 liquidCom - took part in a communication experiment by fabrikanten/asa/jungs

2002 Out Of Space Developing a new language for the Solar Circuit Festival in Hobart/Tasmania (with August Black)

2001 Ein Dorf tut nichts - a village does nothing (with Elisabeth Schimana) for the Festival der Regionen

2001 The Light - a live TV piece (with August Black and Erich Berger)

1998/2001/ongoing Fundamental Radio Show (with August Black)

2000 Porn-o-mat - an online Sound installation.

2000 Social Club (with Gabi Kepplinger, Elfi Sonnberger, Gitti Vasicek (STWST), Rubia Salgado, Tanja Araujo (MAIZ)).

2000 Sinnfrei (with Norbert Klassen) - Sprachstück and Netinstallation

1999 Bugrace99 (with Thomas Lehner / Stadtwerkstatt) - a Sports Event

1999 Ätherrauschen (with Elisabeth Schimana / Radio FRO) 10 days Radical Radio and a CD for the Festival der Regionen 1999

1999 Dialoghi sull 'apparenza - Webproject with Isabela Bordoni & Rupert Huber

1999 Kurt Schwitters sings Beethoven for Schwittradio

1999 Paper Moon (with Robert Adrian X and August Black) an Unreal 3d environment developed for the Synworld exhibition -

1998 Randomizer - Short Cuts, an Online-Installation klick here!

1998 Clickscape98 - interweaving the "real" public space with virtual public space (with Georg Ritter & Thomas Lehner / Stadtwerkstatt)

1998 Entry Point (with August Black) for Kunst in der Stadt II, Bregenz

1997 "Schiff" @ Hybrid Workspace at the Documenta X in Kassel

1996/97 FirstFloor Radio Shows (with Matt Smith / FirstFloor Eastside)

1996/97 Design & Coding for the Berliner Theorie, CDROM

1993-1995 frontman of the rap-posse flavour force

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2016 Dr. techn. in Informatik (equiv. PhD in Computer Science) at the Vienna University of Technology, with highest distinction. PhD thesis: "Computational Analysis of Petroglyphs" [download pdf 12.5MB].

2010 Dipl.-Ing. in Medieninformatik, equiv. M.Sc. in Media Informatics, with highest distinction. Received the Microsoft Sponsorship Award for the master thesis [download pdf 8663KB].

2006 Bakk.rer.soc.oec in Wirtschaftsinformatik, equiv. B.Sc. in Information Systems.

1992 Matura HTL Machinenbau (Secondary college for mechanical engineering), with highest distinction.

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