Person

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Marc Kurz

Mobile Software Systems, Frameworks & Architectures, Distributed & Autonomic Computing, Adaptive & Self-Adaptive Systems, Internet of Things, Activity & Context Recognition

Education

Johannes Kepler University Linz, Computer Science, Pervasive Computing, Dr. techn.
Sep 2009 - Aug 2013
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Computer Science, Software Engineering, MSc
Oct 2003 - Dec 2008
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Computer Science, BSc
Oct 2000 - Sep 2003

Professional career & activities

FH OÖ Studienbetriebs GmbH, Professor for Mobile Computing
Apr 2018 - dato
FH OÖ Studienbetriebs GmbH, Lecturer
Mar 2014 - Feb 2018
ecx.io austria GmbH - An IBM company, Senior Developer & Teamlead .NET
Dec 2014 - Mar 2018
Lenze Group, Senior Developer
Oct 2013 - Nov 2014
Johannes Kepler University Linz, University Assistant
Sep 2009 - Sep 2013

Research interests

  • Internet of Things
  • Adaptive & Self-Adaptive Systems
  • Distributed & Autonomic Computing
  • Mobile Software Systems, Frameworks & Architectures
  • Activity & Context Recognition
2020
E. Sonnleitner, O. Barth, A. Palmanshofer, M. Kurz - Traffic Measurement and Congestion Detection Based on Real-Time Highway Video Data - Applied Science, Vol. 10, No. 18, 2020 more
2020
M. Leibetseder, M. Kurz, E. Sonnleitner, T. Rittenschober - Executing Complex Calculations in the Cloud to Enable Real-Time Data Processing - The 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing 2020 (IEEE CBDCom 2020), Calgary, Canada, 2020 more
2020
B. Hiesl, M. Kurz, E. Sonnleitner - What Are You Doing? Real-Time Activity Recognition using Mobile Phone Sensors - The Twelfth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE 2020), Nizza, Nizza, France, 2020 more
2019
C. Koellner, M. Kurz, E. Sonnleitner - What Did You Mean? An Evaluation of Online Character Recognition Approaches - International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communication (WIMOB), Barcelona, Spain, 2019 more
2019
B. Dresp-Langlex, O. Ekseth, J. Fesl, S. Goshi, M. Kurz, H. Sehring - Occam’s Razor for Big Data? On Detecting Quality in Large Unstructured Datasets - Applied Science, Vol. 9, No. 15, 2019 more
2019
E. Sonnleitner, M. Kurz, A. Palmanshofer - Indirect data representation via offset vectoring: A code-integrity-driven in-memory data regeneration scheme - 16th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2019), Prague, Czech Republic, 2019 more
2019
M. Kurz, B. Hiesl, E. Sonnleitner - Real-Time Activity Recognition Utilizing Dynamically On-Body Placed Smartphones - The Eleventh International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE 2019), Venice, Italy, 2019 more
2017
M. Kurz, D. Stöger - Competition-Driven Quality Boost - Software Quality Days 2017, Wien, Austria, 2017 more
2014
G. Hölzl, M. Kurz, A. Ferscha - Goal oriented recognition of composed activities for reliable and adaptable intelligence systems - Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2014, pp. 357-367 more
2013
M. Kurz - Opportunistic Activity Recognition Methodologies - Phd Thesis, JKU Linz, Institue für Pervasive Computing, Austria, 2013 more
2013
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha - Enabling Dynamic Sensor Configuration and Cooperation in Opportunistic Activity Recognition Systems - International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 9, No. 6, 2013 more
2013
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha - On the Utilization of Heterogeneous Sensors and System Adaptability for Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition - The Fifth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (Adaptive2013), Valencia, Spain, 2013 more
2013
G. Hölzl, M. Kurz, A. Ferscha - Goal Processing and Semantic Matchmaking in Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition Systems - The Ninth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS2013), Lisbon, Portugal, 2013 more
2012
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha - Dynamic adaptation of opportunistic sensor configurations for continuous and accurate activity recognition - The Fourth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE2012), Nice, France, 2012 more
2012
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha - Goal-Oriented Opportunistic Sensor Clouds - DOA-SVI 2012, Rome, Italy, 2012, pp. 602-619 more
2012
G. Hölzl, M. Kurz, A. Ferscha - Goal Oriented Opportunistic Recognition of High-Level Composed Activities Using Dynamically Configured Hidden Markov Models - The 3rd International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT2012), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2012, pp. 308-315 more
2012
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Riener, B. Anzengruber, T. Schmittner, A. Ferscha - Are you cool enough for Texas Hold'Em Poker? - Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 2012 more
2012
G. Hölzl, M. Kurz, P. Halbmayer, J. Erhart, M. Matscheko, A. Ferscha, S. Eisl, J. Kaltenleithner - Locomotion@ Location: When the Rubber hits the Road - The 9th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC2012), San Jose, California, United States of America, 2012 more
2011
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha, A. Calatroni, D. Roggen, G. Tröster, H. Sagha, R. Chavarriaga, J. Millan, D. Bannach, K. Kunze, P. Lukowicz - The OPPORTUNITY Framework and Data Processing Ecosystem for Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition - International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications… more
2011
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha, H. Sagha, R. Chavarriaga, J. Millan - Dynamic Quantification of Activity Recognition Capabilities in Opportunistic Systems - Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), 2011 IEEE 73rd, Budapest, Hungary, 2011 more
2011
G. Hölzl, M. Kurz, A. Ferscha, D. Roggen, A. Calatroni, G. Tröster, R. Chavarriaga, J. Millan, H. Sagha, P. Lukowicz, D. Bannach - A Framework for Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition - The Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive2011), San Francisco, United States… more
2011
D. Roggen, A. Calatroni, K. Förster, G. Tröster, P. Lukowicz, D. Bannach, A. Ferscha, M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, H. Sagha, J. Millan, R. Chavarriaga - Activity Recognition in Opportunistic Sensor Environments - The European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition (FET11), Budapest, Hungary, 2011, pp.… more
2011
M. Kurz, G. Hölzl, A. Ferscha, A. Calatroni, D. Roggen, G. Tröster - Real-Time Transfer and Evaluation of Activity Recognition Capabilities in an Opportunistic System - The Third International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE2011), Rome, Italy, 2011 more
2010
D. Roggen, A. Calatroni, M. Rossi, T. Holleczek, K. Förster, G. Tröster, P. Lukowicz, D. Bannach, G. Pirkl, F. Wagner, A. Ferscha, J. Doppler, C. Holzmann, M. Kurz, G. Holl, R. Chavarriaga, M. Creatura, J. Millan - Walk-through the OPPORTUNITY dataset for activity recognition in sensor rich environments… more
2010
M. Kurz, A. Ferscha, A. Calatroni, D. Roggen, G. Tröster - Towards a framework for opportunistic activity and context recognition - Adjunct Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010 more
2010
M. Kurz - Goal-driven opportunistic sensing - Adjunct Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010, pp. 469-472 more
2010
M. Kurz, A. Ferscha - Sensor Abstractions for Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition Systems - The 5th European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context (EuroSSC2010), Passau, Germany, 2010, pp. 135-148 more
2010
R. Chavarriaga, J. Millan, H. Sagha, H. Bayati, P. Lukowicz, D. Bannach, D. Roggen, K. Förster, A. Calatroni, G. Tröster, A. Ferscha, M. Kurz, G. Hölzl - Robust activity recognition for assistive technologies: Benchmarking machine learning techniques - The Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference on Neural… more
2010
D. Roggen, A. Calatroni, M. Rossi, T. Holleczek, K. Förster, G. Tröster, P. Lukowicz, D. Bannach, G. Pirkl, A. Ferscha, J. Doppler, C. Holzmann, M. Kurz, G. Holl, R. Chavarriaga, M. Creatura, J. Millan - Collecting complex activity datasets in highly rich networked sensor environments - Proceedings… more