Werner Bailer is a key researcher of the audiovisual media group at the Digital - Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at JOANNEUM RESEARCH in Graz, Austria. His research interests include digital film restoration, audiovisual content analysis and retrieval, machine learning as well as multimedia metadata. He is contributing to multimedia standardization activities in MPEG, where is co-chairing the adhoc groups on Compressed Representation of Neural Networks.
JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a public research organisation with mission for applied research and technology transfer. The institute for Information and Communication Technologies - DIGITAL - develops applied high tech solutions for the following markets: Mobility, Space, Industry, Security & Defence, Energy & Environment, AAL & Digital Care, and Culture & Creative Industries. The Smart Media Solution team develops solutions for intelligent media monitoring and development of new media forms arising from the merging of broadcasting and internet.