Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

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Books

Walking in Virtual Reality: Flexible Spaces and Other Techniques In many virtual reality applications the virtual world is larger than the available physical workspace. Multiple mechanical solutions have been… K. Vasylevska, I. Podkosova, H. Kaufmann Details
Advances in Embedded Computer Vision This illuminating collection offers a fresh look at the very latest advances in the field of embedded computer vision. Emerging areas covered by this… B. Kisacanin, M. Gelautz Details

Journals

Markerless 3D Interaction in an Unconstrained Handheld Mixed Reality Setup In mobile applications, it is crucial to provide intuitive means for 2D and 3D interaction. A large number of techniques exist to support a natural… D. Fritz, A. Mossel, H. Kaufmann Details
Age-group estimation in free-ranging African elephants based on acoustic cues of low-frequency rumbles A. Stöger, M. Zeppelzauer, A. Baotic: "Age-group estimation in free-ranging African elephants based on acoustic cues of low-frequency rumbles";… A. Stöger, M. Zeppelzauer, A. Baotic Details
Towards an automated acoustic detection system for free-ranging elephants M. Zeppelzauer, S. Hensman, A. Stöger: "Towards an automated acoustic detection system for free-ranging elephants"; Bioacoustics-The International… M. Zeppelzauer, S. Hensman, A. Stöger Details

Conferences

Efficient Depth Propagation in Videos with GPU-acceleration In this paper we propose an optimized semi-automatic approach for efficient 2D-to-3D video conversion. It is based on a conversion algorithm [1] that… M. Ivancsics, N. Brosch, M. Gelautz Details
ACTO: A Modular Actuated Tangible User Interface Object We introduce a customizable, reusable actuated tangible user interface object: ACTO. Its modular design allows quick adaptations for different… E. Vonach, G. Gerstweiler, H. Kaufmann Details
Development of Tests to Evaluate the Sensory Abilities of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using Touch and Force Sensors An emerging line of research that attempts to reveal underlying mechanisms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) studies differences in sensory… M. Riederer, C. Schönauer, H. Kaufmann, E. Söchting, C. Lamm Details
Multimodal Synchronization of Image Galleries This paper describes our contribution to the MediaEval 2014 task on the Synchronization of multi-user Event Media (SEM). We propose two multimodal… M. Zaharieva, M. Riegler, M. Fabro Details
Clustering and Retrieval of Social Events in Flickr This paper describes our contributions to the Social Event Detection (SED) task as part of the MediaEval Benchmark 2014. We first present an… M. Zaharieva, P. Schopfhauser, M. Fabro, M. Zeppelzauer Details
A Unified Framework for Retrieving Diverse Social Images In this paper we explore the performance of a generic, unified framework for the retrieval of relevant and diverse images from social photo… M. Zaharieva, P. Schwab Details
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
Highly Overparameterized Optical Flow Using PatchMatch Belief Propagation Motion in the image plane is ultimately a function of 3D motion in space. We propose to compute optical flow using what is ostensibly an extreme… M. Hornacek, F. Besse, J. Kautz, A. Fitzgibbon, C. Rother Details
Evaluation of LDR, Tone Mapped and HDR Stereo Matching Using Cost-volume Filtering Approach We present stereo matching solutions based on a fast costvolume filtering approach for High Dynamic Range (HDR) scenes. Multi-exposed stereo images… T. Akhavan, H. Yoo, M. Gelautz Details
Using TimeML to Support the Modeling of Computerized Clinical Guidelines The modeling of clinical guidelines in order to apply them in computerized medical tools is a challenging and laborious task. In this project we show… R. Wenzina, K. Kaiser Details
FT-RANSAC: Towards robust multi-modal homography estimation As the golden standard in robust estimation, the classic RANSAC approach has undergone extensive research that contributed to further enhancements in… A. Barclay, H. Kaufmann Details
SphereFlow: 6 DoF Scene Flow from RGB-D Pairs We take a new approach to computing dense scene flow between a pair of consecutive RGB-D frames. We exploit the availability of depth data by seeking… M. Hornacek, A. Fitzgibbon, C. Rother Details
Unsupervised selection of robust audio feature subsets Feature selection is applied to identify relevant and complementary features from a given high-dimensional feature set. In general, existing… G. Sageder, M. Zaharieva, M. Zeppelzauer Details
Evaluating RGB+D Hand Posture Detection Methods for Mobile 3D Interaction In mobile applications it is crucial to provide intuitive means for 2D and 3D interaction. A large number of techniques exist to support a natural… D. Fritz, A. Mossel, H. Kaufmann Details
Towards the Application of TimeML in Clinical Guidelines The modeling of computer-interpretable clinical guidelines is a laborious task. In this project we propose a two-step approach to explore whether the… R. Wenzina, K. Kaiser Details
Influence of Vertical Navigation Metaphors on Presence A sense of spatial presence as a feeling of "being there" is an important part of the virtual experience. Navigation is a fundamental task in virtual… K. Vasylevska, H. Kaufmann Details
Stereo HDR Disparity Map Computation Using Structured Light In this paper, we present work in progress towards the generation of a ground truth data set for High Dynamic Range (HDR) stereo matching. The… T. Akhavan, C. Kapeller, J. Cho, M. Gelautz Details
Depth Map Post-Processing for Depth-Image-Based Rendering: A User Study We analyse the impact of depth map post-processing techniques on the visual quality of stereo pairs that contain a novel view. To this end, we… M. Nezveda, N. Brosch, F. Seitner, M. Gelautz Details
Efficient quality enhancement of disparity maps based on alpha matting We propose an efficient disparity map enhancement method that improves the alignment of disparity edges and color edges even in the presence of mixed… N. Brosch, M. Nezveda, M. Gelautz, F. Seitner Details

Patents

Verfahren zum Erstellen eines dreidimensionalen virtuellen Modells einer Umgebung für Anwendungen zur Positionsbestimmung H. Kaufmann, A. Mossel: "Verfahren zum Erstellen eines dreidimensionalen virtuellen Modells einer Umgebung für Anwendungen zur Positionsbestimmung";… H. Kaufmann, A. Mossel Details

Talks

SphereFlow: 6 DoF Scene Flow from RGB-D Pairs (talk) M. Hornacek: "SphereFlow: 6 DoF Scene Flow from RGB-D Pairs (talk)"; Talk: EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology, Wien (invited); 07-24-2014. M. Hornacek Details
SphereFlow: 6 DoF Scene Flow from RGB-D Pairs (talk) M. Hornacek: "SphereFlow: 6 DoF Scene Flow from RGB-D Pairs (talk)"; Talk: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision Colloquium, Prag, Tschechische… M. Hornacek Details
Locally Rigid RGB-D Scene Flow (talk) M. Hornacek: "Locally Rigid RGB-D Scene Flow (talk)"; Talk: Computer Vision Winter Workshop, Krtiny, Tschechische Republik; 02-03-2014. M. Hornacek Details

Theses

Interaction in Dense One-Handed Handheld Augmented Reality The rapid improvement of handheld hardware devices enable real-time rendering of a large number of 3D models in handheld augmented reality (AR)… B. Venditti Details
Depth-guided disocclusion inpainting for temporal consistent virtual view synthesis Depth Image Based Rendering (DIBR) has become an important tool in the field of free-viewpoint video and three-dimensional television as this… T. Rittler Details