Archive for December, 2008

Open PhD positions in SOMA

We are still searching for researchers for the SOMA project. SOMA is an ongoing 3-year basic research projects. SOMA aims at a novel distributed architecture, in which every user may be provider and consumer of multimedia content; any time, at any place with any kind of   equipment. Beside fundamental research, we build also an experimental system in cooperation with our industrial partner. We are looking for two researchers with interest and background in at least one of the following fields:

  • Distributed systems
  • Multimedia content delivery
  • Video content analysis
  • Social computing for multimedia / social media sharing

The job description can be found here. For further questions please contact mlux [at]

SOMA web site just started …

We hereby proudly announce our web site for the SOMA project. The project will start in Jan. 2009 and is a cooperation of the Institue for Information Technology (ITEC) and the  Institute for Networked and Embedded Systems at the Klagenfurt University. SOMA is funded by the KWF for three years to aims to define and test an architecture, were smart sensor, intelligent distribution networks and social software add up to an overall self organizing multimedia experience.