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SAMI ALPER INCE: “Semi-Supervised Learning of Visual Object Models”

Thu, November 3, 2016, 14:15 This master’s thesis launches an investigation regarding implementation of semi-supervised visual object detection from a given set of images. The main goal is set as obtaining an optimal object model for any selected visual object by learning from both positively and negatively image-level labelled images. To this end, an extraction process is performed so as to gather segments of the target… More

2. Diplomarbeitsvortrag / Contact: M. Zeppelzauer

PHILIPP OMENITSCH: “Deep Learning for Face Recognition and Its Applications”

Thu, November 3, 2016, 14:15 Face recognition is a long-standing topic in machine learning. Recent advances promise successful applications in large-scale video surveillance. Recognizing millions of people in thousands of streaming cameras, however, implies significant costs in terms of computations and communication bandwidth. This work aims to reduce the complexity of face recognition in video and pursues two complementary… More

2. Diplomarbeitsvortrag / Contact: C. Breiteneder

EU COST Success Story - 3D-ConTourNet

Margrit Gelautz has been Austrian Management Committee (MC) Member of the EU COST Action 3D-ConTourNet, which is presented as Success Story by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). Please see the details at

Contact: M. Gelautz

New research openings for students (sponsored Master and Bachelor theses)

We are offering newly funded research positions to Master and Bachelor students in the area of Image and Video Analysis & Synthesis - please see more details at

Contact: M. Gelautz

Users in Focus - PersonalFilmAssistant

Margrit Gelautz was granted a new project "PersonalFilmAssistant" under the recent "Users in Focus" Call of the Vienna Business Agency. Under this project, an intelligent assistance system for video production on mobile devices will be developed in collaboration with lead partner emotion3D Gmbh and FH Technikum Wien Gmbh. More information on the Users in Focus Call and the successful projects can… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

ISMAR Best Poster Paper Award

Annette Mossel and Manuel Kröter win Best Poster Paper Award at 2016 ISMAR for their work on "Streaming and Exploration of Dynamically Changing Dense 3D Reconstructions in Immersive Virtual Reality". More information can be found on the project page:

Hannes Kaufmann gets WWTF project granted "Realistic Indoor Path Visualization with Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance in Augmented Reality"

The ICT Call 2015 received 137 short proposals of which 22 have been invited to full proposal stage. The following 10 projects get funded:

IMS Projekt nominiert für den Houska Preis 2015

Die WissenschaftlerInnen um Hannes Kaufmann am Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive Systeme überzeugten die Jury mit einem neuen Verfahren für mobiles hybrides Tracking von Innenbereichen, das z.B. als Orientierungshilfe in Krankenhäusern angewendet werden kann. Die optische Lokalisierungsmethode bietet hohe Genauigkeit und die Darstellungsmöglichkeit in einer 3D Augmented Reality… More

First place winners at the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark 2014

Maia Zaharieva along with team ATU took 1st place in two challenges of the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark 2014: Social Event Detection (SED) and Synchronization of Multi-User Event Media (SEM). The immense daily growth of publicly available photos requires efficient approaches for the mining of large photo collections. A significant part of shared content depicts a variety of social event types… More

Contact: M. Zaharieva

TU Virtualizer on Kickstarter

The Cyberith Virtualizer, which is being developed by Tuncay Cakmak in cooperation with IMS is available for funding on Kickstarter.

Contact: H. Kaufmann

Matej Nezveda wins Best Poster Award

Matej Nezveda won the Best Poster Award at the EPILOG event on 12th June 2014. The diploma thesis "Evaluation of Depth Map Post-processing Techniques for Novel View Generation" was supervised by Nicole Brosch and Margrit Gelautz. More details are available at

Contact: M. Gelautz, M. Nezveda

Wissen Sie wie laut Ihre Umgebung ist?

Gemeinsam mit Sophisystems (Sophisticated System Engineering) entwickelten ForscherInnen am Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive Systeme die Android-App zur langfristigen Aufzeichnung von Lärmeinwirkung. Die psychophysikalisch ausgewerteten Daten weisen die NutzerInnen auf mögliche Gesundheitsrisiken hin. Mehr:… More

Contact: H. Eidenberger

Most of our talks and events happen in the context of our weekly IMS Seminar. The seminar usually takes place on Thursdays at 13:15 in Seminar Room 188/2 (1040 Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 4th floor, room HD0407, phone 18869 or 79901996). — If you would like to give a talk or presentation, please send name of the speaker, title, abstract, and suggested date/time to