Werner has over 20 years of experience in applied R&D in the multimedia area, and in applying both traditional machine learning and AI methods in this field. He is one of the initiators of the Video Browser Showdown, a benchmarking campaign for interactive video search in large collections. He has been an editor of the MPEG standard for compact video descriptors (CDVA), the first to include learned descriptors, and he is currently an editor of the standard for neural network compression (NNC). He has initiated a number of national and European research projects and has co-organised a number of conferences and workshops in the multimedia area.
Content Analysis | Multimedia Retrieval | XR | Media Production