Prof. Dr. Peter Knees

Information and Software Engineering Group, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Peter Knees is an Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Informatics, TU Wien, Austria. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from TU Wien and a PhD from Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. For over 15 years, he has been an active member of the Music Information Retrieval research community, reaching out to the related fields of multimedia and text information retrieval, recommender systems, and the digital arts. His research activities center on music search engines and interfaces as well as music recommender systems, and more recently, on smart(er) tools for music creation.

Selected publications:

  • Thomas Krismayer, Markus Schedl, Peter Knees, and Rick Rabiser. Predicting user demographics from music listening information. Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 78, pp. 2897-2920, Feb. 2019.
  • Peter Knees, Markus Schedl, and Masataka Goto. Intelligent User Interfaces for Music Discovery: The Past 20 Years and What’s to Come. Proceedings of the 20th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2019). Delft, The Netherlands, November 4-8, 2019.
  • Peter Knees. A Proposal for a Neutral Music Recommender System. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Designing Human-Centric MIR Systems (HCMIR 2019)Delft, The Netherlands, November 2, 2019.