Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Hirth


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Lehrstuhl für Informatik III

Am Hubland
D-97074 Würzburg



Contents: Overview Publications | Teaching | Working Group 


May 2017Paper accepted to International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience: Designing a Survey Tool for Monitoring Enterprise QoE.
April 2017Paper accepted to Workshop on QoE-based Analysis and Management of Data Communication Networks: Collecting Subjective Ratings in Enterprise Environments.
April 2017Paper accepted to International Conference RadioelektronikaOn Use of Crowdsourcing for H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC Video Quality Evaluation.
March 2017Announcement: Summer school on Crowdsourcing and IoT from July 31st to August 4th in Würzburg. More information at http://iotcrowd.org/
September 2016New lecture on Crowdsourcing during Winter Term 2016/2017

Selected Publications

Artikel in einem Journal, einer Zeitung oder einem Magazin

  • Hirth, M., Hoßfeld, T., Mellia, M., Schwartz, C., Lehrieder, F.: Crowdsourced Network Measurements: Benefits and Best Practices. Computer Networks Special Issue on Crowdsourcing. (2015).
  • Hoßfeld, T., Burger, V., Hinrichsen, H., Hirth, M., Tran-Gia, P.: On the computation of entropy production in stationary social networks. Social Network Analysis and Mining. 4, (2014).
  • Hoßfeld, T., Keimel, C., Hirth, M., Gardlo, B., Habigt, J., Diepold, K., Tran-Gia, P.: Best Practices for QoE Crowdtesting: QoE Assessment with Crowdsourcing. Transactions on Multimedia. 16, (2014).
  • Hoßfeld, T., Hirth, M., Tran-Gia, P.: Crowdsourcing - Modell einer neuen Arbeitswelt im Internet. Informatik Spektrum, Wirtschaftsinformatik & Management. 5, (2013).
  • Tran-Gia, P., Hoßfeld, T., Hartmann, M., Hirth, M.: Crowdsourcing and its Impact on Future Internet Usage. it - Information Technology. 55, 139-145 (2013).
  • Hirth, M., Hoßfeld, T., Tran-Gia, P.: Analyzing Costs and Accuracy of Validation Mechanisms for Crowdsourcing Platforms. Mathematical and Computer Modelling. (2012).
  • Hoßfeld, T., Hirth, M., Tran-Gia, P.: Aktuelles Schlagwort: Crowdsourcing. Informatik Spektrum. 35, (2012).
  • Staehle, B., Wamser, F., Hirth, M., Stezenbach, D., Staehle, D.: AquareYoum: Application and Quality of Experience-Aware Resource Management for YouTube in Wireless Mesh Networks. PIK - Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation. (2011).


  • Highly Commended Award at the International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC) 2015 in Sydnay, Australia
  • Top 10% Paper Award at IEEE MMSP 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Winner of KuVS Communication Software Award, March 2011
  • COST STSM travel grant for "Traffic Monitoring and Analysis in Wireless Mesh Networks to ensure QoS for Voice Traffic"


  • KPI-IT (funded by kubusIT)
  • QoE-IT (funded by kubus IT)
  • QoE-DZ (DFG project)
  • Crowdsourcing (DFG project)