About me

Welcome to the homepage of Georg Holzman, a guy from Austria with many interests.
Some of them are machine learning, everything related to audio and computer music, open source software, web development, music, politics, economy, new technologies and of course much more.

Currently I am working on the auphonic project, which pretty much includes most things I like to do Smile.

If you really want to see a more "academic" curriculum vitae, scroll down ...

1989-2001 education in Eibiswald and Deutschlandsberg (Styria, Austria)
2001-2002 civil service as a social worker (Red Cross)
2001-2003 jazz piano and theory lessons at the University of Arts Graz and composition lessons within the steirischer herbst
2002-2008 study of electrical and audio engineering (focus in computer music, machine learning and signal processing) at the Institute of Electronic Music (IEM), Graz (at the University of Arts and the University of Technology, Graz)
graduating with the academic degree of Diplom-Ingenieur (equivalent to the international degree Master of Science, MSc)
from 2004 development of open source software (mainly for audio, video and machine learning), see software
2004, 2005 audio programming (interactive music, sound effects, jukebox, ...) for the computer game Stokedrider by bongfish
2004 organization of the first international Pure Data convention in Graz (Sept./Okt. 2004) together with the pd~graz community
2006 working at the Institute of Electronic Music, Graz, on the IAEMStream plone streaming server product
2007 working at the VideoIO Google Summer of Code project
2007, 2008 working at the Institute for Theoretical Computer Science , TU Graz, on my diploma (master) thesis
2008, 2009 informatic PhD studies at the Neural Information Processing Group , TU Berlin, on machine learning techniques for music information retrieval (H-C3 scholarship)
2010 working on ciuvo.com at the company TheMerger in Vienna.
2011 working on auphonic

presentations international performances, talks, workshops (selection):
  • pd~convention 2009 (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • transmediale (Berlin, Germany)
  • SAT (Montreal, Canada)
  • IRCAM / Centre Pompidou (Paris, France)
  • Expo Festival (Plymouth, England)
  • ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • EarZoom Festival (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Radio WLUW 88.7-FM (Chicago, USA)
  • steirischer herbst (Graz, Austria)
  • piksel Festival (Bergen, Norway)
  • Tesla (Berlin, Germany)
  • SARC (Belfast, Nothern Ireland)
  • Museumsquartier (Vienna, Austria)
  • Logos Foundation (Ghent, Belgium)
  • pixxelpoint Festival (Nova Gorica, Italy/Slovenia)
  • Studio 672 (Cologne, Germany)
for a more complete list see events
publications see publications for a list of publications