Arno Scharl

Author: Arno Scharl

Arno Scharl is a Professor of New Media and Knowledge Management at Graz University of Technology's Knowledge Management Institute (, and a Key Researcher at the Know-Center, the Austrian K Competence Center for Knowledge Management ( Between 2003 and 2005, Scharl was a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Western Australia, following visiting appointments with the University of California at Berkeley, and with Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia. He completed his MBA, doctoral research, and habilitation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Additionally, he holds a PhD and MSc from the University of Vienna, Department of Sports Physiology. Scharl is co-founder of the ECOresearch Network ( and served as Co-Chair of the 20th International Conference on Informatics for Environmental Protection ( Author of more than 90 refereed publications, his research and teaching interests focus on knowledge acquisition, the integration of semantic and geospatial technology, computer-mediated collaboration, new working environments, ontology learning, and the various aspects of environmental online communication.


Publication period start: 2012
Number of co-authors: 28


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Gerhard Wohlgenannt
Albert Weichselbraun
Alexander Hubmann-Haidvogel

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Mor Naaman
Susanne Boll
Keng Siau


Hubmann-Haidvogel, Alexander, Scharl, Arno, Weichselbraun, Albert (2009): Multiple Coordinated Views for Searching and Navigating Web Content Repositories. In Information Sciences, 179 (12) pp. 1813-1821.

Scharl, Arno (2001): Explanation and exploration Visualizing the topology of web information systems. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 55 (3) pp. 239-258.

Gebauer, Judith, Scharl, Arno (1999): Between Flexibility and Automation: An Evaluation of Web Technology from a Business Proces. In J. Computer-Mediated Communication, 5 (2) pp. .

Bauer, Christian, Scharl, Arno (1999): Acquisition and Symbolic Visualization of Aggregated Customer Information for Analyzing We. In: HICSS 1999 , 1999, .

Dickinger, Astrid, Haghirian, Parissa, Murphy, Jamie, Scharl, Arno (2004): An Investigation and Conceptual Model of SMS Marketing. In: HICSS 2004 , 2004, .

Scharl, Arno (1998): Reference Modeling of Commercial Web Information Systems Using the Extended World Wide Web. In: HICSS 1998 , 1998, . pp. 476-484.

Scharl, Arno, Senecah, Susan (2005): Minitrack on Environmental Online Communication. In: HICSS 2005 - 38th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 3-6 January, 2005, Big Island, HI, USA.

Scharl, Arno, Weichselbraun, Albert (2006): An Ontology-Based Architecture for Tracking Information across Interactive Electronic Envi. In: HICSS 2006 - 39th Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science 4-7 January, 2006, Kauai, HI, USA.

Tuunainen, Virpi Kristiina, Rossi, Matti, Purao, Sandeep, Siau, Keng, Scharl, Arno, Tochtermann, Klaus (2006): Minitrack Introduction. In: HICSS 2006 - 39th Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science 4-7 January, 2006, Kauai, HI, USA.

Boll, Susanne, Jones, Christopher, Kansa, Eric, Kishor, Puneet, Naaman, Mor, Purves, Ross, Scharl, Arno, Wilde, Erik (2008): Location and the web (LocWeb 2008). In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2008, . pp. 1261-1262.

Rafelsberger, Walter, Scharl, Arno (2009): Games with a purpose for social networking platforms. In: Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia , 2009, . pp. 193-198.

Scharl, Arno, Weichselbraun, Albert, Wohlgenannt, Gerhard (2008): A web-based user interaction framework for collaboratively building and validating ontolog. In: Proceedings of the 2008 Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2008, . pp. 244-247.

Sabol, Vedran, Syed, Kamran Ali Ahmad, Scharl, Arno, Muhr, Markus, Hubmann-Haidvogel, Alexander (2010): Incremental computation of information landscapes for dynamic web interfaces. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 205-208.

Brasoveanu, Adrian M. P., Hubmann-Haidvogel, Alexander, Scharl, Arno (2012): Interactive visualization of emerging topics in multiple social media streams. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces , 2012, . pp. 530-533.

Scharl, Arno, Hubmann-Haidvogel, Alexander, Weichselbraun, Albert, Wohlgenannt, Gerhard, Lang, Heinz-Peter, Sabou, Marta (2012): Extraction and interactive exploration of knowledge from aggregated news and social media . In: ACM SIGCHI 2012 Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems , 2012, . pp. 163-168.