Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

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Books

Physics Education in Virtual Reality: An Example We present an immersive VR application for physics education. It utilizes a recent physics engine developed for the PC gaming market to simulate… H. Kaufmann, B. Meyer Details
Playmancer Project: A Serious Videogame as Additional Therapy Tool for Eating and Impulse Control Disorders Reviews and few non-controlled studies showed the effectiveness of several specific designed computer video-games as an additional form of treatment… S. Jiménez-Murcia, F. Aranda, E. Kalapanidas, D. Konstantas, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, T. Lam, J. Santamaría, T. Raguin, C. Breiteneder, H. Kaufmann, C. Davarakis Details

Journals

Virtual Environments for Mathematics and Geometry Education Since ancient times mathematicians and geometricians use visualisations to describe, discuss, to study and to teach mathematics. In mathematics… H. Kaufmann Details
Automatic Analysis - First Results in Shot Boundary Detection The project Digital Formalism: The Vienna Vertov Collection1 is a joint effort of archivists, film- and computer scientists with the goal of gaining… M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Development of a High-Level Simulation Approach and Its Application to Multicore Video Decoding In this paper, we introduce a high-level simulation methodology for the modeling of multicore video processing architectures. This method allows… F. Seitner, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, R. Beuschel Details
Dynamic Differential Geometry in Education We present an augmented reality application which introduces differential geometry in educational dynamic geometry software. New functionality such… H. Kaufmann Details
PlayMancer: Games for Health with Accessibility in Mind The term Serious Games has been used to describe computer and video games used as educational technology or as a vehicle for presenting or promoting… E. Kalapanidas, C. Davarakis, F. Aranda, S. Jiménez-Murcia, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, H. Kaufmann, T. Lam, D. Konstantas Details
Versioning computer-interpretable guidelines: Semi-automatic modeling of `Living Guidelines´ using an information extraction method Objective Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are means to provide evidence-based medical knowledge. In order to make up-to-date "best" scientific… K. Kaiser, S. Miksch Details

Conferences

Finding the Missing Piece: Content-Based Video Comparison The contribution of this paper consists of a framework for video comparison that allows for the analysis of different movie versions. Furthermore, a… M. Zaharieva, M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Local Stereo Matching Using Geodesic Support Weights Local stereo matching has recently experienced large progress by the introduction of new support aggregation schemes. These approaches estimate a… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann Details
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
Image Segmentation Via Iterative Geodesic Averaging We present a simple and fast method for performing unsupervised segmentation. Our method works by centering a square window on each pixel of the… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Temporally Consistent Disparity Maps from Uncalibrated Stereo Videos We address the problem of computing a sequence of dense disparity maps from two synchronized video streams recorded by slightly displaced cameras.… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Runtime-Optimised Intra-4x4 Mode-Decision for H.264/AVC Video Encoding We describe a method that considerably improves the computational behaviour of H.264 Intra-only encoders. Such Intra-only encoders come to use in… H. Jordan, F. Seitner, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Modelling Clinical Guidelines and Protocols for the Prevention of Risks Against Patient Safety A. Seyfang, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch: "Modelling Clinical Guidelines and Protocols for the Prevention of Risks Against Patient Safety"; Talk: The XXIInd… A. Seyfang, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch Details
A Stereo Approach that Handles the Matting Problem via Image Warping We propose an algorithm that simultaneously extracts disparities and alpha matting information given a stereo image pair. Our method divides the… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, C. Rother, C. Rhemann Details
A Perceptually Motivated Online Benchmark for Image Matting The availability of quantitative online benchmarks for low-level vision tasks such as stereo and optical flow has led to significant progress in the… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, J. Wang, M. Gelautz, P. Kohli, P. Rott Details
New Appearance Models for Image Matting Image matting is the task of estimating a fore- and background layer from a single image. To solve this ill posed problem, an accurate modeling of… D. Singaraju, C. Rother, C. Rhemann Details
An Evaluation of Interactive Image Matting Techniques Supported by Eye-Tracking Recently, the quantitative evaluation of interactive single image matting techniques has become possible by the introduction of high-quality ground… C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz, B. Foelsner Details
First Steps Towards Digital Formalism: The Vienna Vertov Collection “Digital Formalism: The Vienna Vertov Collection” aims at a computer-aided analysis of the films of Soviet avant-garde filmmaker Dziga Vertov (1896 –… V. Kropf, M. Zeppelzauer, S. Hahn, D. Mitrovic Details

Reports

Technical Report - A Perceptually Motivated Online Benchmark for Image Matting The availability of quantitative online benchmarks for low-level vision tasks such as stereo and optical flow has led to significant progress in the… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, J. Wang, M. Gelautz, P. Kohli, P. Rott 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
ReMINE Internal Deliverable -- Second Release of the Adverse Risk Management Support System In recent years sophisticated approaches have been developed in order to permit computerized processing and visualizing of clinical practice… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch, A. Seyfang Details
ReMINE Deliverable 4.7 -- First Release of the Adverse Risk Management Support System In recent years sophisticated approaches have been developed in order to permit computerized processing and visualizing of clinical practice… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang Details

Talks

Digital Media - Visual Computing M. Gelautz: "Digital Media - Visual Computing"; Talk: femIT Ringvorlesung, Innsbruck (invited); 11-25-2009. M. Gelautz Details
Wie schaut meine Therapie aus? - Therapieplanung, -ausführung, -monitoring und -evaluierung K. Kaiser: "Wie schaut meine Therapie aus? - Therapieplanung, -ausführung, -monitoring und -evaluierung"; Talk: Veranstaltungsreihe "Was IT alles… K. Kaiser Details
Von flachen Bildern zu 3D Video/TV Bunt und bewegt sind sie ja schon, die Bilder auf unseren Bildschirmen. Was noch fehlt, um unsere Umwelt realistisch abbilden zu können, ist die… M. Gelautz Details
Image Matting and Evaluation M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann: "Image Matting and Evaluation"; Talk: ITG Fachtagung "Algorithmen für die Signalverarbeitung", Graz (invited); 10-02-2009. M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann Details
A Review of Serious Games as Psychological Support in Health Videogames are a special form of new technologies. Initially they have been conceived for entertainment; however, during the last years, a new wave… A. Lopez, J. Santamaría, I. Krug, L. Gamazo, K. Gunnard, E. Kalapanidas, D. Konstantas, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, T. Lam, T. Raguin, C. Breiteneder, H. Kaufmann, C. Davarakis, F. Aranda, S. Jiménez-Murcia Details
Interactive Matting Matting aims to accurately extract a foreground object out of a photograph or video and is an important operation in many image/video editing… C. Rhemann Details
Non-photorealistic Rendering from Stereo Images M. Gelautz, D. Markovic, E. Stavrakis: "Non-photorealistic Rendering from Stereo Images"; Talk: Technical University Prague, CMP, Seminar, Center for… M. Gelautz, D. Markovic, E. Stavrakis Details

Theses

Improving Data Fusion in User Positioning Systems A fault detection and correction methodology for user positioning systems based on Kalman filtering is presented in this thesis. To develop this… E. Herrera Details
Kinetosis / Motion Sickness: A new Approach for Adaptation in Virtual Reality Kinetosis is the medical expression for motion sickness. It comes from the Greek word "kinein" which means "to move". In this master´s thesis the… P. Kölndorfer Details
Evaluierung konkurrierender Datenterme für das Stereokorrespondenzproblem At the moment, many stereo matching algorithms (global and local) only use intensity values for the disparity map calculation. However, recent… R. Gross Details
Information Requisition is the Core of Guideline-Based Medical Care: Which Information is Needed for Whom? One indispensable precondition for designing a functional software product is to gather knowledge about (1) who is going to use the software, (2)… T. Gschwandtner Details
Stereoscopic Non-Photorealistic Rendering E. Stavrakis: "Stereoscopic Non-Photorealistic Rendering"; Supervisor, Reviewer: M. Gelautz, E. Gröller; Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive… E. Stavrakis Details
Applications of Mixed Reality This thesis gives an overview of the author´s scientific work in previous years. It reflects the author´s ambition to develop applications of mixed… H. Kaufmann Details
Coreference Detection in Clinical Practice Guidelines Focusing on Hypernym/Hyponym Relations M. Romauch: "Coreference Detection in Clinical Practice Guidelines Focusing on Hypernym/Hyponym Relations"; Supervisor: K. Kaiser, S. Miksch;… M. Romauch Details