Research and software development in the field of knowledge based systems, interactive media and automatic video production processes.
Studied Software Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg, graduated in 2005 with the thesis 'Implementation of a Mass Importer for a Digital Media Asset Management System', written in cooperation with the Austrian film production company Brains & Pictures. Joined JOANNEUM RESEARCH in 2006 and is working in research projects of the Intelligent Information Systems and Audiovisual Media groups. Rene is also a member of the Wissensmanagement Forum Graz and a PhD student at the TU Graz since 2008. Gained experience from European research projects NM2, APOSDLE, TA2 und FascinatE amongst other activities.