Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

Horst Eidenberger

Ao.Univ.Prof. Mag. Dr. — Position: Assoc. Professor

Contact

E-Mail horst.eidenberger@tuwien.ac.at
Website www.ims.tuwien.ac.at/hme
Office 1040 Wien, Favoritenstrasse 9-11 Room HG0401 Map
Office Hours by e-mail appointment
Phone +43-1-58801-18853
Fax +43-1-58801-18898

2016

Sicherer Fallschirmsprung im Virtual Jump Simulator Fallschirmspringen bei jedem Wetter, beliebig oft, mit Netz, doppeltem Boden und Adrenalinkick? Das ermöglicht der Virtual Jump Simulator der… H. Eidenberger, A. Mossel Details

2015

Indoor Skydiving in Immersive Virtual Reality with Embedded Storytelling We describe the Virtual Jump Simulator, which allows subjects to perform an indoor parachute jump in a virtual environment. The necessity to jump… H. Eidenberger, A. Mossel Details

2014

Gestalt Interest Points for Image Description in Weight-Invariant Face Recognition In this work, we propose two improvements of the Gestalt Interest Points (GIP) algorithm for the recognition of faces of people that have underwent… M. Hörhan, H. Eidenberger Details
Software ohne Gewähr Wer glaubt, dass der Markt allein den Preis einer Software bestimmt, der negiert wesentliche Aspekte des Rechtsgeschäfts… H. Eidenberger Details
Categorization and Machine Learning: The Modeling of Human Understanding in Computers Machine learning is the attempt to imitate human categorization of perceived reality in computers. It is driven by the desire to provide machines… H. Eidenberger Details

2013

Kontrollflusstransformation von BPMN zu Asbru BPMN is a well known and understandable, graphical process description language for business processes and is supported by a variety of modelling… T. Tschach Details
Visualizing and interactive modelling of process hierarchies This study deals with the visualization and modeling of protocol-based treatment plans that are composed from hierarchically structured… H. Hirsch Details
Content-based video summarization to Object Maps The amount of digital video content available in the web is constantly increasing. Its handling requires efficient technologies: text search on large… M. Martos Details
Pattern-Based MIDI Composing This master thesis deals with different approaches for algorithmic composing. Such techniques are merged with methods of pattern recognition. The aim… J. Fellner Details
Videosegmentierung durch Analyse audiovisueller Merkmale Due to the increasing amount of digital videos the segmentation and classification of videos is manually no longer feasible. Hence there is a need… C. Fuchs Details
BCI-Based Cursor Control Using EEG Sensorimotor Rhythms Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are human-computer interaction systems in which users communicate with a computer via a direct neural interface.… S. Böhm Details
New Content-Based Features for the Distinction of Violent Videos and Martial Arts Real violence is unwanted content in video portals as it is forensically relevant in video surveillance systems. Naturally, both domains have to deal… M. Hörhan, H. Eidenberger Details
Qualität nach Maß Vertraglich festgelegte Preise können durch das Gewährleistungsrecht in Frage gestellt werden. In der Auftrags-Softwareentwicklung ist ein… H. Eidenberger Details

2012

Emotionsbasierte Videoverfremdung This master thesis is about obfuscation of persons shown in a video. The obfuscation process is based on an automatic evaluation of emotional speech.… C. Fischl Details
System zum Vergleich von Interest-Point-Detektoren In this work an overview of the most important methods for interest-point-detection is provided. Common concepts are explained in detail.… P. Eisele Details
Intelligent Video Annotation and Retrieval Techniques Videos are an integral part of current information technologies and the web. The demand for efficient retrieval rises with the increasing number of… R. Sorschag Details
Handbook of Multimedia Information Retrieval Multimedia information retrieval: That is the desire to make computers see, hear and understand like humans do. Is it possible to give perception to… H. Eidenberger Details
Frontiers of Media Understanding Media understanding is the science/art of identifying semantic structures in digital media objects such as audio, biosignals, images, text and… H. Eidenberger Details
Professional Media Understanding Media understanding is the science/art of identifying semantic structures in digital media objects such as audio, biosignals, images, text and… H. Eidenberger Details

2011

Fundamental Media Understanding Media understanding is the science/art of identifying semantic structures in digital media objects such as audio, biosignals, images, text and… H. Eidenberger Details

2009

On Feature Selection in Environmental Sound Recognition Given a broad set of content-based audio features, we employ principal component analysis for the composition of an optimal feature set for… D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer, H. Eidenberger Details
Light theatre http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details
Pipelines: IPTV, MPEG-21, IMS http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details
JeeCam Communication Server http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details
Curious computers http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details
Java Media Framework http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details

2008

Evaluation of content-based Features for User-Centred Image Retrieval in Small Media Collections H. Eidenberger, M. Zaharieva: "Evaluation of content-based Features for User-Centred Image Retrieval in Small Media Collections"; Talk: SPIE IS&T… H. Eidenberger, M. Zaharieva Details
Wiki-Engines im Review http://www.heise.de D. Carl, H. Eidenberger, M. Ludewig, S. Mintert, C. Schulz, B. Spanneberg, G. Völkl, R. Heyden Details
Multimedia-Bibliotheken http://www.heise.de H. Eidenberger Details
Review von Wiki-Engines H. Eidenberger et al.: "Review von Wiki-Engines"; iX - Magazin für Professionelle Informationstechnik, 12 (2008), 50 - 60. H. Eidenberger Details
Frameworks für Medienverarbeitung H. Eidenberger: "Frameworks für Medienverarbeitung"; iX - Magazin für Professionelle Informationstechnik, 12 (2008), 122 - 125. H. Eidenberger Details
Werkzeuge für Medien-Streaming H. Eidenberger: "Werkzeuge für Medien-Streaming"; iX - Magazin für Professionelle Informationstechnik, 11 (2008), 135. H. Eidenberger Details
Strömungslehre H. Eidenberger: "Strömungslehre"; iX - Magazin für Professionelle Informationstechnik, 11 (2008), 114 - 116. H. Eidenberger Details

2007

Towards Integrated Authoring, Annotation, Retrieval, Adaptation, Personalization and Delivery of Multimedia Content We describe the CoCoMA task of the DELOS II European Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries. CoCoMA aims at the unification of the most important… H. Eidenberger, S. Boll, S. Christodoulakis, D. Divotkey, K. Leopold, A. Martin, A. Perego, A. Scherp, C. Tsinaraki Details
Im Medienzeitäther - Aktuelle Trends in der Multimedia-Forschung H. Eidenberger: "Im Medienzeitäther - Aktuelle Trends in der Multimedia-Forschung"; iX - Magazin für Professionelle Informationstechnik, 11 (2007),… H. Eidenberger Details
Semantics in Content-based Multimedia Retrieval H. Eidenberger, M. Zaharieva: "Semantics in Content-based Multimedia Retrieval"; in: "Multimedia Semantics - The Role of Metadata", Springer, 2007,… H. Eidenberger, M. Zaharieva Details
Evaluation of content-based image descriptors by statistical methods Evaluation of visual information retrieval systems is usually performed by executing test queries and computing recall- and precision-like measures… H. Eidenberger Details
Handy sapiens H. Eidenberger: "Handy sapiens"; iX, 2 (2007), 95 - 99. H. Eidenberger Details

2006

Kalman Filtering for Pose-invariant Face Recognition We propose a novel algorithm for the identification of faces from image samples. The algorithm uses the Kalman filter to identify significant facial… H. Eidenberger Details
Kalman Filtering for Robust Identification of Face Images with Varying Expressions and Lighting Conditions We propose a novel algorithm for the identification of faces from image samples. The algorithm uses the Kalman filter to identify significant face… H. Eidenberger Details
Analysis of the Data Quality of Audio Descriptions of Environmental Sounds In this paper we perform statistical data analysis of a broad set of state-of-the-art audio features and low-level MPEG-7 audio descriptors. The… D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer, H. Eidenberger Details
Kalman Filtering for Illumination-invariant Face Recognition We propose a novel algorithm for the identification of faces from image samples. The algorithm uses the Kalman filter to identify significant facial… H. Eidenberger Details
Quaero (me) ante portas H. Eidenberger: "Quaero (me) ante portas"; iX, 11 (2006), 118 - 122. H. Eidenberger Details
The 7th European Research Framework H. Eidenberger: "The 7th European Research Framework"; iX, 9 (2006), 114 - 117. H. Eidenberger Details
Evaluation and Analysis of Similarity Measures for Content-based Visual Information Retrieval The selection of appropriate proximity measures is one of the crucial success factors of content-based visual information retrieval. In this area of… H. Eidenberger Details

2005

Content-based Querying Embedded in Multimedia Presentations This paper presents a solution for integrating content-based multimedia retrieval with semantics-based content selection techniques, content… D. Divotkey, H. Eidenberger Details
CoCoMA: Content and Context Aware Multimedia Content Retrieval, Delivery and C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger: "CoCoMA: Content and Context Aware Multimedia Content Retrieval, Delivery and"; Poster: ECDL 2005, Vienna; 09-04-2005. C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger Details
Gigabit Ethernet-based Parallel Video Processing This paper describes solutions for parallel video processing based on LAN-connected PC-like workstations. We outline application scenarios for the… H. Eidenberger Details
Programmieren in Perl Einführung in die Welt der Computer-Programmierung und die Programmiersprache Perl H. Eidenberger, E. Michlmayr Details
Web automatization with Mechanize H. Eidenberger, E. Michlmayr: "Web automatization with Mechanize"; iX, 7 (2005), 142 - 145. H. Eidenberger, E. Michlmayr Details
A Java-Based Media Server The distribution of multimedia content has become a prospective sector of the Internet business. Multimedia content is transmitted by media streaming… H. Psaier Details
Artificial Intelligence and Query Execution Methods in the VizIR Framework The article introduces the architecture of the querying components of the visual information retrieval framework VizIR. A major design goal was to… D. Divotkey, H. Eidenberger, R. Divotkey Details
Visual Information Retrieval Grundlagen des Visual Information Retrieval H. Eidenberger Details
Perl. Einführung in die Programmierung und Problemlösen H. Eidenberger, E. Michlmayr: "Perl. Einführung in die Programmierung und Problemlösen"; dpunkt.verlag, 2005, ISBN: 3-89864-320-4; 272 pages. H. Eidenberger, E. Michlmayr Details

2004

What are the potentials of the metadata standard MPEG-7? H. Eidenberger: "What are the potentials of the metadata standard MPEG-7?"; Talk: SNML 2004 Workshop, Salzburg; 12-04-2004; in: "Proceedings SNML… H. Eidenberger Details
Parallel Visual Information Retrieval in VizIR This paper describes how parallel retrieval is implemented in the content-based visual information retrieval framework VizIR. Generally, two major… H. Eidenberger Details
Visual Data Mining This paper introduces a novel paradigm for integrated retrieval and browsing in content-based visual information retrieval systems. The proposed… H. Eidenberger Details
Modelling of Visual Feature Derivation in the VizIR Framework If visual information retrieval should make further progress, it will be necessary to identify new ways to derive visual properties from higher… H. Eidenberger Details
A Data Management Layer for Visual Information Retrieval This case study describes the data management layer of the VizIR visual information retrieval project. VizIR is an open source framework of software… H. Eidenberger, R. Divotkey Details
A new method for visual descriptor evaluation H. Eidenberger: "A new method for visual descriptor evaluation"; Talk: SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose, USA; 01-26-2004. H. Eidenberger Details
A new perspective on visual information retrieval H. Eidenberger: "A new perspective on visual information retrieval"; Talk: SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose, USA; 01-26-2004. H. Eidenberger Details
SMIL and SVG in teaching H. Eidenberger: "SMIL and SVG in teaching"; Talk: SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose, USA; 01-25-2004. H. Eidenberger Details
A Video Browsing Application based on visual MPEG-7 Descriptors and Self-Organising Maps The paper introduces a novel approach for interactive video browsing that makes video content fully transparent to the user. Video clips are analysed… H. Eidenberger Details
Statistical analysis of MPEG-7 image descriptions The study presented in this paper analyses the visual MPEG-7 descriptors from a statistical point of view. A statistical analysis is able to reveal… H. Eidenberger Details
OpenML - Media from the belt This article describes OpenML - a C-based middleware for video and audio processing. H. Eidenberger Details

2003

Media handling for visual information retrieval in VizIR H. Eidenberger: "Media handling for visual information retrieval in VizIR"; Talk: SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference, Lugano,… H. Eidenberger Details
How good are the visual MPEG-7 features? H. Eidenberger: "How good are the visual MPEG-7 features?"; Talk: SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference, Lugano, Switzerland;… H. Eidenberger Details
Visual Similarity Measurement with the Feature Contrast Model H. Eidenberger: "Visual Similarity Measurement with the Feature Contrast Model"; Talk: SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, Santa Clara, USA;… H. Eidenberger Details
A new perspective on visual information retrieval Visual information retrieval (VIR) is a research area with more than 300 scientific publications every year. Technological progress lets surveys… H. Eidenberger Details
A new method for visual descriptor evaluation Evaluation in visual information retrieval is usually performed by executing test queries and calculating recall and precision based on predefined… H. Eidenberger Details
SMIL and SVG in Teaching This paper describes how the web standards Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) are used in… H. Eidenberger Details
VizIR - A Framework for Visual Information Retrieval In this paper the visual information retrieval project VizIR is presented. The goal of the project is the implementation of an open visual… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
Distance measures for MPEG-7-based retrieval In visual information retrieval the careful choice of suitable proximity measures is a crucial success factor. The evaluation presented in this paper… H. Eidenberger Details
Multimedia 200x - Trends and perspectives H. Eidenberger, S. Boll: "Multimedia 200x - Trends and perspectives"; iX, 09 (2003), 85 - 90. H. Eidenberger, S. Boll Details
Medienverarbeitung in Java H. Eidenberger, R. Divotkey: "Medienverarbeitung in Java"; dpunkt.verlag, Heidelberg, 2003, ISBN: 3-89864-184-8; 272 pages. H. Eidenberger, R. Divotkey Details
The MPEG-7 standard for multimedia content description An introduction to the MPEG-7 standard for the description of audiovisual content. H. Eidenberger Details
SUNs free Java framework for media data Introduction to the Java Media Framewor (JMF). JMF is an os-independent extension to the Java SDK that allows processing (capturing, kompression,… H. Eidenberger Details
Media handling for visual information retrieval in VizIR This paper describes how the handling of visual media objects is implemented in the visual information retrieval project VizIR. Essentially, four… H. Eidenberger Details
How good are the visual MPEG-7 features? The study presented in this paper analyses descriptions extracted with MPEG-7-descriptors from visual content from the statistical point of view.… H. Eidenberger Details
Visual Similarity Measurement with the Feature Contrast Model The focus of this paper is on similarity modeling. In the first part we revisit underlying concepts of similarity modeling and sketch the currently… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details

2002

SMIL 2.0: Markup Language for Multimedia Presentations The article describes version 2.0 of the XML-based multimedia authoring language SMIL (stands for Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language). It… H. Eidenberger, S. Boll Details
A Framework for User Interface Design in Visual Information Retrieval This paper describes the user interface framework of the VizIR project. VizIR is an open project to develop a Java-based, extendible and… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
An Experimental Study on the Performance of Visual Information Retrieval Similarity Models This paper is an experimental study on the performance of the two major methods for macro-level similarity measurement: linear weighted merging and… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
Semantic Feature Layers in Content-based Image Retrieval: Implementation of Human World Features The major problem of most CBIR approaches is bad quality in terms of recall and precision. As a major reason for this, the semantic gap between… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
VizlerControl: A Module-based Environment for Device Control based on Image Analysis The VizlerControl project aims at the development of a standardized, module-based environment for hardware device control. The term Vizler stands for… H. Eidenberger Details
JEmblazoner: Construction of Coats of Arms Images from Textual Descriptions This paper describes the free software component JEmblazoner. JEmblazoner is a Java-based user interface for Content-based Image Retrieval (CBIR) in… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger, M. Wasinger Details
Lookmark: A 2.5D Web Information Visualization System Lookmarks are thumbnails of existing web pages that can be arranged within a 2.5-dimensional space, just like documents can be arranged on a normal… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger, G. Fiedler, M. Raab Details
Macro-level Similarity Measurement in VizIR This paper analyzes the similarity measurement in Content-based Image and Video Retrieval systems (CBIR). The goal is to identify preliminaries for… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
A Framework for Visual Information Retrieval In this paper a visual information retrieval project (VizIR) is presented. The goal of the project is the implementation of an open Content-based… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details

2000

Suchmodell-basiertes Content-based Image Retrieval Die explosive Entwicklung des Internets in den letzten Jahren ermöglichte es, relativ kostengünstig Datenbestände von Museen, Archiven, etc.… H. Eidenberger Details
Content-based Image Retrieval in Digital Libraries Today's systems for Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) suffer from several drawbacks: First, user interfaces are much too complicated for average… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger Details
Query model based Content-based Image Retrieval This abstract describes my doctoral thesis in the field of multimedia / content-based image retrieval (CBIR). CBIR aims at searching image libraries… H. Eidenberger Details
Performance-optimized feature ordering for Content-based Image Retrieval We present a method to improve the performance of content-based image retrieval (CBIR) systems. The idea is based on the concept of query models [1],… H. Eidenberger, C. Breiteneder Details
Automatic Query Generation for Content-based Image Retrieval We describe a subsystem of a content-based image retrieval (CBIR) environment that supports a user in the definition of image similarity. Out of a… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger Details

1999

Merging Image Features by Self-organizing Maps in Content-based Image Retrieval This paper shows how merging by linear combination of weighted distance values can be performed. A weighting algorithm is presented for the automatic… C. Breiteneder, D. Merkl, H. Eidenberger Details
A Retrieval System for Coats of Arms The paper describes a project aiming at content-based retrieval of coats of arms to facilitate information finding. The retrieval system should be… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger Details
Content-based Image Retrieval of Coats of Arms The paper describes a content-based image retrieval system for coats of arms. The characteristics of arms are analyzed and specific features for… C. Breiteneder, H. Eidenberger Details