Rainer Planinc was born in Vienna and received the PhD degree in 2015 and the MSc. (Dipl.-Ing.) in Media Informatics as well as his MSocEcSc. (Mag.) in Computer Science Management in 2010. Currently he is working as a senior researcher at the Computer Vision Lab (Vienna University of Technology). His main research interests are in the field of vision based AAL (Ambient/Active Assisted Living) technologies as well as the analysis of behavior.
PhD Vienna University of Technology, Computer Science, 2015. Thesis Title: Behavior Modeling based on Depth Data in the Context of Ambient Assisted Living. Thesis Advisor: Martin Kampel, José Bravo Rodríguez.
MSc. Vienna University of Technology, Media Informatics, 2010. Thesis Title: Modeling Sources and Sinks in Crowded Scenes by Clustering Trajectory Points Obtained by Video-based Particle Advection. Thesis advisor: Margrit Gelautz, Norbert Brändle.
MSocEcSc. Vienna University of Technology, Computer Science Management, 2010. Thesis Title: Didaktische Aufbereitung bekannter Video-Kompressionsverfahren. Thesis advisor: Monika DiAngelo.
BSc. Vienna University of Technology, Media Informatics, 2007.