Björn Þór Jónsson

Björn Þór Jónsson

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Björn Þór Jónsson is an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. His research interests include scalability and efficiency of multimedia analytics and multimedia retrieval, in particular on novel computing architectures. Björn completed his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999. Before joining ITU in 2017, he was at Reykjavík University, Iceland, since fall of 2000, where he served as Dean from January 2010 to January 2014. Björn has a special interest in promoting demonstrations, live events, and community events and he has served as general co-chair for MMM 2017, CBMI 2019, ACM ICMR 2020 and SISAP 2020.

Personal home page: http://www.itu.dk/people/bjth/