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Dipl.-Inf. Gunther Kreuzberger

Gunther Kreuzberger is a Senior Lecturer.


Ilmenau University of Technology
Department of Economic Sciences and Media
Institute of Media and Communication Science (IfMK)
Virtual Worlds and Digital Games Group

Ehrenbergstraße 29
D-98693 Ilmenau

Office: EAZ 1330 (Ernst-Abbe-Zentrum)

Tel.: +49 3677 69-4660
Fax: +49 3677 69-4724


Skype: koelibri


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Office Hours

Office Hours (online via Instant Messaging as well):

  • Monday 01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m. 
  • Tuesday (even weeks) 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.

and by appointment.

Further information about the person

Research Interests

Learning and Teaching by means of Interactive Media

  • Self directed learning by interactive media

  • Low threshold/incidental learning by interactive media

  • Lifelong Learning by interactive media

Development and Application of Interactive Media Products

  • Conceptualisation and design of interactive media products by means of storyboarding techniques

  • Analysis and design of the creation of interactive media products

  • Analysis and design of experiencing interactive media products (Layered Languages)


since 2001 Senior Lecturer with the IfMK, TU Ilmenau

1998 - 2001 Research Assistant with the IfMK, TU Ilmenau

1996 - 1998 Research Assistant with the Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics Lab, TU Ilmenau

1990 - 1996 Study of Computer Science and Informatics with the TU Ilmenau


A Medically motivated testbed for reinforcement learning in neural architectures. (Poster bei der Fuzzy-Neuro Systems 1998, München.)

The state of traumatic coma patient can be visualized by means of a SOM. (Präsentiert auf dem Workshop IDAMAP'98, Brighton, U.K.)

Niegemann, H.M., Hessel, S., Hochscheid-Mauel, D., Aslanski, K., & Deimann, M., & Kreuzberger, G. (2004): E-Learning Kompendium. Heidelberg: Springer, 2004.

Kreuzberger, G. (2007): Game State vs. Play State: From DVDi Games to a Language of Gaming Experience. In: Proceedings of the 20th International FLAIRS Conference, Key West, Florida May 7-9, 2007. (Poster)

Kreuzberger, G. (2007): Erwartungen an DVDi-Spiele. In: A. Beyer, G. Kreuzberger (Hrsg.) Digitale Spiele: Herausforderung & Chance, Boizenburg: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, 2009.

Beyer A., Kirchner M., Kreuzberger G., Schmeling J. (2008): Privacy im Social Web - Zum kompetenten Umgang mit persönlichen Daten im Web 2.0. Fachzeitschrift DuD Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, 09/2008.

Kreuzberger, G., Hoppe, I. (2008): Teaching the Design of iTV Applications. In: M. Tscheligi, M. Obrist, A. Lugmayr (Eds.) Changing Television Environments. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference, EuroITV 2008, Salzburg, Austria. (Poster)

Kreuzberger, G., Hoppe, I., Dunker, P. (2008): Entertaining iTV Applications for Local Communities. In: Proceedings of uxtv08 Int. Conf., Mountain View CA, USA.