Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

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Books

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
Features for Content-Based Audio Retrieval Today, a large number of audio features exists in audio retrieval for ifferent purposes, such as automatic speech recognition, music information… D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer, C. Breiteneder Details

Journals

Use of strategy in a 3-dimensional spatial ability test Use of strategy was investigated using a new spatial test in which items are presented in three-dimensional space and solutions are actively… I. Strasser, I. Koller, S. Strauß, M. Csisinko, H. Kaufmann, J. Glück Details
An Empirical Pipeline to Derive Gaze Prediction Heuristics for 3D Action Games Gaze analysis and prediction in interactive virtual environments, such as games, is a challenging topic since the 3D perspective and variations of… M. Bernhard, E. Stavrakis, M. Wimmer Details
Archive Film Comparison In this paper, the authors present an approach for video comparison, in which an instantiated framework allows for the easy comparison of different… M. Zaharieva, M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Easing Semantically Enriched Information Retrieval - An Interactive Semi-Automatic Annotation System for Medical Documents Mapping medical concepts from a terminology system to the concepts in the narrative text of a medical document is necessary to provide semantically… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, P. Martini, S. Miksch Details

Conferences

Learning an Interactive Segmentation System Many successful applications of computer vision to image or video manipulation are interactive by nature. However, parameters of such systems are… H. Nickisch, C. Rother, P. Kohli, C. Rhemann Details
Scene Segmentation in Artistic Archive Documentaries Scene segmentation is a crucial task in the structural analysis of film. State-of-the-art scene segmentation algorithms usually target fiction films… D. Mitrovic, S. Hartlieb, M. Zeppelzauer, C. Breiteneder Details
A Study Of Gradual Transition Detection in Historic Film Material The detection of gradual transitions focuses on two types of approaches: unified approaches, i.e. one detector for all gradual transition types, and… M. Seidl, M. Zeppelzauer, C. Breiteneder Details
Adaptive Methods of Kalman Filtering for Personal Positioning Systems Kalman filtering is very efficient for data fusion, in which the definition of the process and measurement noises (i.e. the matrices Q and R,… E. Herrera, H. Kaufmann Details
Identifying Actions Described in Clinical Practice Guidelines Using Semantic Relations K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang, S. Miksch: "Identifying Actions Described in Clinical Practice Guidelines Using Semantic Relations"; Talk: 2nd International… K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang, S. Miksch Details
Supporting the Abstraction of Clinical Practice Guidelines Using Information Extraction Modelling clinical practice guidelines in a computer-interpretable format is a challenging and complex task. The modelling process involves both… K. Kaiser, S. Miksch Details
Surface Stereo with Soft Segmentation This paper proposes a new stereo model which encodes the simple assumption that the scene is composed of a few, smooth surfaces. A key feature of our… M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli Details
A Spatially Varying PSF-based Prior for Alpha Matting In this paper we considerably improve on a state-of-the-art alpha matting approach by incorporating a new prior which is based on the image formation… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, P. Kohli, M. Gelautz Details
Near Real-Time Stereo With Adaptive Support Weight Approaches Algorithms based on the adaptive support weight strategy currently represent the state-of-the-art in local stereo matching. Unfortunately, their… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Does Color Really Help in Dense Stereo Matching? This paper investigates the role of color in global stereo matching approaches. In our evaluation study, we build various energy functions by… M. Bleyer, S. Chambon Details
Information Requisition for Computer-Supported Medical Care One indispensable precondition for designing a functional software product for the modeling and execution of a computerized clinical practice… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch Details
VITAL - The Virtual Environment Interaction Technique Abstraction Layer Traditionally 3D interaction techniques (3DITs) are implemented in VR applications in a proprietary way on specific target platforms. Mixing 3DIT… M. Csisinko, H. Kaufmann Details
Geodesic Adaptive Support Weight Approach For Local Stereo Matching 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
Camera Take Reconstruction In this paper we focus on a novel issue in the field of video retrieval stemming from film analysis, namely the investigation of film montage… M. Zaharieva, M. Zeppelzauer, C. Breiteneder, D. Mitrovic Details
A Novel Trajectory Clustering Approach for Motion Segmentation We propose a novel clustering scheme for spatio-temporal segmentation of sparse motion fields obtained from feature tracking. The approach allows for… M. Zeppelzauer, M. Zaharieva, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details

Reports

JOANNEUM RESEARCH and Vienna University of Technology at TRECVID 2010 We participated in two tasks: semantic indexing (SIN) and instance search (INS). SIN runs We submitted 4 light runs, 2 with RBF kernel, 2 with a… W. Bailer, S. Hölzl, R. Mörzinger, H. Stiegler, F. Lee, R. Sorschag Details
ReMINE Deliverable 4.8 -- Third Release of the Adverse Risk Management Support System T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch, A. Seyfang: "ReMINE Deliverable 4.8 -- Third Release of the Adverse Risk Management Support System"; Report… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch, A. Seyfang Details

Talks

Improving the Energy Model of Stereo Matching Algorithms Global stereo approaches formulate the stereo matching problem in terms of an energy function that is subject to optimization. It is known that… M. Bleyer Details
Filtering for Visual Correspondance C. Rhemann, A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rother, M. Gelautz: "Filtering for Visual Correspondance"; Talk: Microsoft Research Cambridge, Vision Meeting,… C. Rhemann, A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rother, M. Gelautz Details
Digitale Bildverarbeitung: Software-Werkzeuge für 3D-Video M. Gelautz: "Digitale Bildverarbeitung: Software-Werkzeuge für 3D-Video"; Talk: Innovationstag der Wirtschaftskammer Wien, Wien (invited); 12-09-2010. M. Gelautz Details
Digital Media - Visual Computing M. Gelautz: "Digital Media - Visual Computing"; Talk: femIT Ringvorlesung, Linz (invited); 11-04-2010. M. Gelautz Details
Spatial Scene Reconstruction for 3D Video/TV M. Gelautz, A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, C. Rother: "Spatial Scene Reconstruction for 3D Video/TV"; Talk: AIECS 2010, Graz (invited); 08-30-2010… M. Gelautz, A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, C. Rother Details
3D ohne Brille - Die Zukunft des Fernsehens M. Gelautz, F. Seitner, M. Bleyer: "3D ohne Brille - Die Zukunft des Fernsehens"; Talk: Consumer Content Conference, Köln (invited); 08-17-2010. M. Gelautz, F. Seitner, M. Bleyer Details
Surface Stereo with Soft Segmentation (Poster presentation - ICVSS 2010) M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli: "Surface Stereo with Soft Segmentation (Poster presentation - ICVSS 2010)"; Poster: International Computer Vision… M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli Details
Surface Stereo with Soft Segmentation (Talk for best presentation award - ICVSS 2010) M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli: "Surface Stereo with Soft Segmentation (Talk for best presentation award - ICVSS 2010)"; Talk: International Computer… M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli Details
A Spatially Varying PSF-based Prior for Alpha Matting C. Rhemann, C. Rother, P. Kohli, M. Gelautz: "A Spatially Varying PSF-based Prior for Alpha Matting"; Poster: International Computer Vision Summer… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, P. Kohli, M. Gelautz Details
Visual Computing - 3D Szenen in Bild/Video M. Gelautz: "Visual Computing - 3D Szenen in Bild/Video"; Talk: Gastvortrag FH Kapfenberg, Kapfenberg (invited); 06-09-2010. M. Gelautz Details
Geodesic Support Weights For Local Stereo This paper presents a window-based method for solving the stereo matching problem. Our contribution is to introduce the concept of connectivity for… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Digital Media - Visual Computing M. Gelautz: "Digital Media - Visual Computing"; Talk: femIT Ringvorlesung, Krems (invited); 03-04-2010. M. Gelautz Details
Real-Time Tunneling Measurement based on Infrared optical Tracking (RTMIOT) This talks describes a system to perform tunneling measurement in real time based on optical infrared tracking. This stereo measurement system,… A. Mossel Details
3D Video - Challenges and State-of-the-art Techniques M. Gelautz: "3D Video - Challenges and State-of-the-art Techniques"; Talk: Intelligent Systems, Innsbruck (invited); 01-12-2010. M. Gelautz Details

Theses

Runtime-optimised Intra Coding Mode Selection for Real-time H.264/AVC Video Coding H. Jordan: "Runtime-optimised Intra Coding Mode Selection for Real-time H.264/AVC Video Coding"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, F. Seitner, M. Bleyer;… H. Jordan Details
Ein relationales Framework zur Verwaltung von videobasierten Trajektorien L. Frey: "Ein relationales Framework zur Verwaltung von videobasierten Trajektorien"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz; E188, 2010. L. Frey Details
Neue Kameraperspektiven bei TV Sportübertragungen A. Regner: "Neue Kameraperspektiven bei TV Sportübertragungen"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz; E188, 2010. A. Regner Details
Erstellung eines Standarddatensatzes für die Evaluierung von Alpha Matting Algorithmen und Aufbereitung der Resultate für die Lehre "Image Matting" is the process of separating a foreground object from a background in digital images. In order to quantitatively compare the results… J. Pucher Details
Modeling Sources and Sinks in Crowded Scenes by Clustering Trajectory Points Obtained by Video-based Particle Advection Analysis of real surveillance video footage is very challenging - hence this thesis provides solutions to enhance the quality of trajectories of… R. Planinc Details
Interactive Image Matting Image matting aims to extract a foreground object from a single natural image by recovering the partial transparency and corresponding color of the… C. Rhemann Details