Der Kurs „Computer Games“ der AAU wird im Rahmen der Studien für Informatik und Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft angeboten. Angelehnt an internationale Hochschulen vermitteln wir in diesem Kurs die Entwicklung von Computerspielen. Im Vortrag im Rahmen des Academic Monday geht es um die Geschichte der Videospiele. Besprochen werden die ersten Computerspiele und eine zeitliche Einordnung der Entwicklungen.
Dr. Mathias Lux is currently assistant professor at the Institute for Information Technology at Klagenfurt University. He received his M.S. in Mathematics and his Ph.D. in Telematics from Graz University of Technology. He worked in industry on web-based applications, then as a junior researcher at a research center for knowledge-based applications. He was research and teaching assistant at the Knowledge Management Institute (KMI) of Graz University of Technology and in 2006 he started working in a post doc position at Klagenfurt University, at the Institute for Information Technology. In his scientific career he has (co-) authored more than 50 scientific publications and has served in multiple program committees of international conferences. He is also well known for managing the development of the award winning and popular open source tools Caliph & Emir and LIRe. He is currently working on user intentions in multimedia retrieval and production and emergent semantics in social multimedia computing.