Marcus Liwicki received his PhD degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland, in 2007. Currently he is a senior researcher and lecturer at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). His research interests include knowledge management, semantic desktop, electronic pen-input devices, on-line and off-line handwriting recognition and document analysis. For six months he visited Prof. Uchida in Kyushu University as a research fellow (after a successful application at the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science).
Marcus Liwicki is a member of the IAPR and frequent reviewer for international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Pattern Recognition Letters. He is a member of the program committee of the IEEE ISM Workshop on Multimedia Technologies for E-Learning, and a reviewer of several IAPR conferences and the IGS conference. Marcus Liwicki is a co-author of the book "Recognition of Whiteboard Notes – Online, Offline, and Combination", published by World Scientific in October 2008. He has more than 30 publications, including seven journal papers.
Marcus Liwicki wrote several publications for international conferences and journals in the area of writer identification and verification. He participated in the SigComp09 and is member of the organizers of the 4NSigComp2010. He is a lecturer at the University of Kaiserslautern and gave already a series of invited lectures with international audience.