188/4 E-Commerce Group
Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems
Vienna University of Technology
Favoritenstrasse 9-11/188, A-1040 Vienna, Austria

Member's Publications

Recent Journal Publications, Papers
  • D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Bilder der Kunstgeschichte in der Getty ULAN und in Wikipedia";
    Talk: EVA Berlin 2016 Conference, Berlin; 11-09-2016 - 11-11-2016; in: "EVA Berlin 2016", (2016).

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  • D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, M. Weingartner, W. Merkl:
    "Collectivizing the Barr Model";
    Leonardo, 47 (2014), 3.

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  • J. Froschauer, W. Merkl, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb:
    "Art History Concepts at Play with ThIATRO";
    ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 6 (2013), 2; 1 - 15.

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  • D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl:
    "Comparing Art Historical Networks";
    Leonardo, 46 (2013), 3; 279.

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  • M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Netzwerkanalyse von kunsthistorischen Attributen anhand von Social Tags";
    Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2012 Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 11-07-2012 - 11-09-2012; in: "EVA 2012 Berlin Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie", (2012), ISBN: 978-3-942709-05-7; 138 - 144.

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  • M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Analysing User Motivation in an Art Folksonomy";
    Talk: 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, Graz, Austria; 09-05-2012 - 09-07-2012; in: "Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies", ACM, New York, NY (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1242-4; 13:1 - 13:8.

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  • M. Arends, M. Weingartner, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Learning about Art History by Exploratory Search, Contextual View and Social Tags";
    Talk: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rome, Italy; 07-04-2012 - 07-06-2012; in: "12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies", (2012), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4702-2; 395 - 399.

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  • J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "A Serious Heritage Game for Art History: Design and Evaluation of ThIATRO";
    Talk: 18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 2012, Mailand, Italien; 09-02-2012 - 09-05-2012; in: "18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM)", IEEE, (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4673-2565-3; 283 - 290.

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  • J. Froschauer, J. Zweng, W. Merkl, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, M. Weingartner:
    "ARTournament: A Mobile Casual Game to Explore Art History";
    Talk: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rom, Italien; 07-04-2012 - 07-06-2012; in: "12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies", (2012), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4702-2; 80 - 84.

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  • D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl:
    "Art History on Wikipedia, a Macroscopic Observation";
    Talk: ACM Web Science 2012, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 06-22-2012 - 06-24-2012; in: "Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'12", ACM, (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1228-8; 163 - 168.

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  • M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Analysing User Generated Content Related to Art History";
    Talk: 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, Graz; 09-07-2011 - 09-09-2011; in: "Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies", ACM, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-4503-0732-1.

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  • M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Exploring Art History Content by Presenting Artworks in Context";
    Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin, Berlin; 11-09-2011 - 11-11-2011; in: "Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin", (2011), ISBN: 978-3-942709-01-9; 154 - 160.

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  • J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Towards an Online Multiplayer Serious Game Providing a Joyful Experience in Learning Art History";
    Talk: 2011 Third International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications VS-Games 2011, Athen, Griechenland; 05-04-2011 - 05-06-2011; in: "2011 Third International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications VS-Games 2011", F. Liarokapis, A. Doulamis, V. Vescoukis (ed.); IEEE CS Press, (2011), ISBN: 978-0-7695-4419-9; 160 - 163.

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  • J. Froschauer, M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, M. Weingartner, W. Merkl:
    "Designing Socio-Cultural Learning Games: Challenges and Lessons Learned";
    Talk: International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2011), London, UK; 06-27-2011 - 06-29-2011; in: "International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2011)", IEEE CS Press, (2011), ISBN: 978-0-9564263-8-3; 56 - 61.

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  • D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl:
    "Revisiting 3D information landscapes for the display of art historical web content";
    Talk: 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Lissabon, Portugal; 11-08-2011 - 11-11-2011; in: "ACE '11 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology", ACM, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-4503-0827-4; Paper ID 46, 8 pages.

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  • D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Combining Cultural Heritage Related Web Resources in 3D Information Landscapes";
    Talk: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2011), London, UK; 07-06-2011 - 07-08-2011; in: "Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2011)", BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, (2011), ISBN: 978-1-906124-88-5; 73 - 80.

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  • M. Weingartner, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl:
    "Tag Analysis of an Art Folksonomy";
    Talk: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin, Berlin; 11-09-2011 - 11-11-2011; in: "Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts - EVA 2011 Berlin", A. Bienert, F. Weckend, J. Hemsley, V. Cappellini (ed.); Berlin (2011), ISBN: 978-3-942709-01-9; 138 - 144.

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  • M. Arends, J. Froschauer, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Interaktion mit musealen Inhalten in Web3D";
    Talk: EVA 2010 Berlin - Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie, Berlin, Deutschland; 11-10-2010 - 11-12-2010; in: "Konferenzband EVA 2010 Berlin - Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie", Gesellschaft zur Förderung angewandter Informatik e.V., (2010), ISBN: 9783981215885; 161 - 167.

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  • J. Froschauer, I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, H. Berger, W. Merkl:
    "Design and Evaluation of a Serious Game for Immersive Cultural Training";
    Talk: International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, Seoul, Korea; 10-20-2010 - 10-23-2010; in: "International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia", IEEE CS Press, (2010), ISBN: 9781424490257; 253 - 260.

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  • M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Interaction With Art Museums On The Web";
    Talk: IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009, Rom; 11-19-2009 - 11-22-2009; in: "Proceedings of the IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009", P. Isaias, B. White, M.B. Nunes (ed.); IADIS Press, (2009), ISBN: 978-972-8924-93-5; 117 - 124.

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  • J. Froschauer, I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, H. Berger, W. Merkl:
    "E-Learn 2009: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education";
    Talk: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada; 10-26-2009 - 10-30-2009; in: "Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education", (2009), 8 pages.

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  • I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, J. Froschauer, H. Berger, W. Merkl:
    "An agent-based centralized e-marketplace in a virtual environment";
    Talk: 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Boston, MA; 07-01-2009 - 07-03-2009; in: "Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering", Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, (2009), ISBN: 1-891706-24-1; 218 - 221.

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  • W. Merkl, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer:
    "Tourist type profiling in Web 3d: A Second Life experience";
    in: "Proceedingsw of the IADIS Int'l Conference on Information Systems 2008", issued by: IADIS - Int'l Organization for the Development of the Information Society; Proceedings of the IADIS Int'l Conference on Information Systems, IADIS Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-972-8924-57-7, 29 - 36.

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  • H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, A. Bogdanovych, S. Simoff, C. Sierra:
    "Opening new dimensions for e-tourism";
    Virtual Reality, 11 (2007), 2-3; 75 - 87.

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  • H. Berger, M. Denk, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, A. Pesenhofer:
    "Quo Vadis Homo Turisticus? Towards a Picture-Based Tourist Profiler";
    Talk: ENTER Conference 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenia; 02-2007; in: "Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism", M. Sigala (ed.); (2007), ISBN: 978-3-211-69564-7; 87 - 96.

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  • H. Berger, M. Denk, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer, W. Merkl:
    "Photo-Based User Profiling for Tourism Recommender Systems";
    Talk: EC-Web, Regensburg, Germany; 09-03-2007 - 09-07-2007; in: "E-Commerce and Web Technologies", G. Psaila, R. Wagner (ed.); Springer, LNCS 4655 (2007), ISBN: 3-540-74562-9; 46 - 55.

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  • M. Dittenbach, H. Berger, R. Genswaider, A. Pesenhofer, A. Rauber, T. Lidy, W. Merkl:
    "Shaping 3D Multimedia Environments: The Media Square";
    Talk: International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 07-09-2007 - 07-11-2007; in: "Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval", (2007), ISBN: 978-1-59593-733-9; 4 pages.

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  • A. Rauber, W. Merkl:
    " Text Mining in the SOMLib Digital Library System: The Representation of Topics and Genres";
    Applied Intelligence, 18 (2003), 3; 271 - 293.

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  • A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, W. Merkl:
    "The SOM-enhanced JukeBox: Organization and Visualization of Music Collections based on Perceptual Models";
    Journal of New Music Research, 32 (2003), 2; 193 - 210.

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  • M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, H. Berger:
    "A natural language query interface for tourism information";
    Talk: Int. Conf. on Infomation and Communication Technologies in Tourism ENTER 2002, Helsinki, Finland; 01-29-2003 - 01-31-2003; in: "Proceedings of the Int'l Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism (ENTER'03)", Springer-Verlag, (2003), ISBN: 3-211-83910-0; 152 - 162.

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  • M. Dittenbach, A. Rauber, W. Merkl:
    "Uncovering Hierarchical Structure in Data Using the Growing Hierarchical Self-Organizing Map";
    Neurocomputing, 48 (2002), 1-4; 199 - 216.

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  • A. Rauber, W. Merkl, M. Dittenbach:
    "The Growing Hierarchical Self-Organizing Map: Exploratory Data Analysis of High-Dimensional Data";
    IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 13 (2002), 6; 1331 - 1341.

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  • M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, H. Berger:
    "Free Speech for Tourists";
    in: "Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Conference on Information Systems", issued by: A. Wenn, M. McGrath, F. Burstein; Australian Computer Society, Melbourne, Australia, 2002, ISBN: 1862726159, 1145 - 1154.

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Recent Books, Book Contributions
  • M. Arends, D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
    "Museums on the Web: Interaction with Visitors";
    in: "Handbook of Research on Technologies and Cultural Heritage: Applications and Environments", issued by: University of Ioannina, Greece; IGI Global, Hershey, PA, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-60960-044-0, 142 - 165.

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  • I. Seidel, M. Gärtner, M. Pöttler, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl:
    "Itchy Feet: A 3D e-Tourism Environment";
    in: "Tourism Informatics: Visual Travel Recommender Systems, Social Communities, and User Interface Design", N. Sharda (ed.); IGI Global, Hershey, PA 17033, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-1605668185, 209 - 242.

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  • R. Genswaider, H. Berger, M. Dittenbach, A. Pesenhofer, W. Merkl, A. Rauber, T. Lidy:
    "A Synthetic 3D Multimedia Environment";
    in: "Computational Intelligence in Multimedia Processing: Recent Advances", Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-540-76826-5, 79 - 98.

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  • M. Dittenbach, W. Merkl, A. Rauber:
    "Organizing and Exploring High-Dimensional Data with the Growing Hierarchical Self-Organizing Map";
    in: "Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD02)", Nanyang Technical University Singapore, Singapore, 2002, ISBN: 9810475365.

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  • E. Pampalk, A. Rauber, W. Merkl:
    "Content-based Organization and Visualization of Music Archives";
    in: "Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia Conference (ACM MM02)", ACM, 2002, ISBN: 158113620x, 570 - 579.

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  • E. Pampalk, A. Rauber, W. Merkl:
    "Using Smoothed Data Histograms for Cluster Visualization in Self-Organizing Maps";
    in: "Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2002)", Springer, 2002, ISBN: 3540440747, 871 - 876.

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  • A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, W. Merkl:
    "Content-based Music Indexing and Organization";
    in: "Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2002)", ACM, 2002, ISBN: 1581135610, 409 - 410.

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  • A. Rauber, E. Pampalk, W. Merkl:
    "Using Psycho-Acoustic Models and Self-Organizing Maps to Create a Hierarchical Structuring of Music by Musical Styles";
    in: "Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR 2002)", IRCAM, 2002, ISBN: 2844261663, 13 - 17.

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