[Picture: A Knot in the Sierpinski Triangle] Stefan Rüger is a Professor of Knowledge Media at the Knowledge Media Institute of The Open University, a Honorary Professor (2009-2014) at the Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, and used to be a Visiting Principal Research Fellow (2006-2009) at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London. He holds a diploma in Theoretical Physics (equiv to MSc) and received his PhD in the field of computing for his work on the theory of artificial neural networks. Between 1999 and 2004 he held a prestigious EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowhip at Imperial College London, where he carved out his academic career from PostDoc (1997) to Reader in Multimedia and Information Systems (2005). His research has evolved over the years from theory of artificial neural networks over data mining and knowledge management to applications in multimedia search engines. At the Knowledge Media Institute he is responsible for the Multimedia and Information Systems area; he chairs the UK Multimedia Knowledge Management research network and was Principal Investigator for The Open University in the European funded Pharos project (2007-2009) amongst other projects.

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