Philipp Blandfort is a PhD candidate in Cognitive Science at TU Kaiserslautern and DFKI (Germany). His research focuses primarily on using machine learning and statistics for analyzing and predicting subjective interpretation.
During his PhD studies, Philipp visited Prof. Shih-Fu Chang's group, where he started to work on multimodal social media analysis in collaboration with SAFELab. He is the lead developer of the social media annotation system VATAS, which was built for this project. Philipp holds a MS in Mathematics from TU Kaiserslautern.