Hybrid Intelligence


This page presents a selection of my papers that I consider most important. For a comprehensive list of all my publications, see my Google Scholar profile.

Journal papers


J. Zahálka, M. Worring, and J. J. van Wijk: II-20: Intelligent and pragmatic analytic categorization of image collections. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 27 (2), pp. 422–431, February 2021.


J. Zahálka, S. Rudinac, B. Þ. Jónsson, D. C. Koelma, and M. Worring: Blackthorn: Large-Scale Interactive Multimodal Learning. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 20 (3), pp. 687–698, March 2018.

Pivot Tables

M. Worring, D. Koelma, and J. Zahálka: Multimedia Pivot Tables for Multimedia Analytics on Image Collections. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 18 (11), pp. 2217–2227, November 2016.

City Melange

J. Zahálka, S. Rudinac, and M. Worring: Interactive Multimodal Learning for Venue Recommendation. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 17 (12), pp. 2235–2244, December 2015.


J. Zahálka and F. Železný: An experimental test of Occam’s razor in classification. Machine Learning, 82 (3), pp. 475–481, March 2011.

Conference papers

Ten Research Questions

B. Þ. Jónsson, M. Worring, J. Zahálka, L. Amsaleg, and S. Rudinac: Ten Research Questions for Scalable Multimedia Analytics. Multimedia Modelling (MMM), Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 9517, pp. 290–302, Miami, USA, January 2016.

Analytic Quality

J. Zahálka, S. Rudinac, and M. Worring: Analytic Quality: Evaluation of Performance and Insight in Multimedia Collection Analysis. ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 231–240, Brisbane, Australia, October 2015.

3I Multimedia analytics

J. Zahálka and M. Worring: Towards Interactive, Intelligent, and Integrated Multimedia Analytics. IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (IEEE VAST), pp. 3–12, Paris, France, November 2014.

NY Melange

J. Zahálka, S. Rudinac, and M. Worring: New Yorker Melange: Interactive Brew of Personalized Venue Recommendations. ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), pp 205–208, Orlando, USA, November 2014. Awarded the ACM Multimedia 2014 Grand Challenge 1st Prize.