Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

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Books

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
Wireless Displays in Educational Augmented Reality Applications Augmented Reality (AR) as defined by Azuma [1] does not pose restrictions on output devices to be used for AR. Starting with light-weight notebooks… H. Kaufmann, M. Csisinko Details
Identifying Treatment Activities for Modelling Computer-Interpretable Clinical Practice Guidelines K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang, S. Miksch: "Identifying Treatment Activities for Modelling Computer-Interpretable Clinical Practice Guidelines"; in:… K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang, S. Miksch Details

Journals

Gradual transition detection in historic film material-a systematic study The segmentation of films and videos into shots requires the detection of gradual transitions such as dissolves and fades. There are two types of… M. Seidl, M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Retrieval of motion composition in film M. Zeppelzauer, M. Zaharieva, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder: "Retrieval of motion composition in film"; Digital Creativity, 22 (2011), 4; 219 - 234. M. Zeppelzauer, M. Zaharieva, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Content generation for 3D video/TV A lack of suitable 3D content currently constitutes a major bottleneck for transferring the recent success of 3D cinema to our home TV. In this paper… N. Brosch, A. Hosni, G. Ramachandran, L. He, M. Gelautz Details
Identification of ancient coins based on fusion of shape and local features R. Huber-Mörk, S. Zambanini, M. Zaharieva, M. Kampel: "Identification of ancient coins based on fusion of shape and local features"; Machine Vision… R. Huber-Mörk, S. Zambanini, M. Zaharieva, M. Kampel Details
Evaluation of data-parallel H.264 decoding approaches for strongly resource-restricted architectures Decoding of an H.264 video stream is a computationally demanding multimedia application which poses serious challenges on current processor… F. Seitner, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, R. Beuschel Details
Information requisition is the core of guideline-based medical care: which information is needed for whom? Rationale, aims and objectives: It is mandatory for the design of an efficient software product to know the different groups of users of a software… T. Gschwandtner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch Details
Film Analysis of Archive Documentaries Film experts, archives and museums state highly demanding requirements for automated film analysis. The experimental style of archive documentaries… M. Zaharieva, D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer, C. Breiteneder Details

Conferences

Temporally Consistent Disparity and Optical Flow via Efficient Spatio-temporal Filtering This paper presents a new efficient algorithm for computing temporally consistent disparity maps from video footage. Our method is motivated by… A. Hosni, C. Rhemann, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Detection and Classification of Petroglyphs in Gigapixel Images With the advances of digital photography, the number of high quality images of rock panels containing petroglyphs grows steadily. Different… M. Seidl, C. Breiteneder Details
PatchMatch Stereo - Stereo Matching with Slanted Support Windows Common local stereo methods match support windows at integer-valued disparities. The implicit assumption that pixels within the support region have… M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, C. Rother Details
Cross-Modal Analysis of Audio-Visual Film Montage A stylistic device frequently employed by filmmakers is the synchronous montage (composition) of audio and visual elements. Synchronous montage helps… M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
Real-time Local Stereo Matching Using Guided Image Filtering Adaptive support weight algorithms represent the state-of-the-art in local stereo matching. Their limitation is a high computational demand, which… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz, C. Rother Details
Supporting Knowledge Modelling by Multi-modal Learning: Defining the Requirements A persistent problem faced in modelling medical knowledge is the required combination of skills from the fields of computer science and medicine. The… K. Kaiser, A. Seyfang Details
Design and Evaluation of an Interactive Visualization of Therapy Plans and Patient Data CareCruiser is a system designed to visualize the effects of applying clinical treatment plans and to support the exploration of the effects that the… T. Gschwandtner, W. Aigner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch, A. Seyfang Details
Chronic Pain Rehabilitation with a Serious Game using Multimodal Input Rehabilitation for chronic pain follows a multidisciplinary approach, which despite the effort, often lacks the long term success and patients often… C. Schönauer, T. Pintaric, H. Kaufmann, S. Jansen-Kosterink, M. Vollenbroek-Hutten Details
A Global Sampling Method for Alpha Matting Alpha matting refers to the problem of softly extracting the foreground from an image. Given a trimap (specifying known foreground/background and… K. He, C. Rhemann, C. Rother, X. Tang, J. Sun Details
Fast Cost-Volume Filtering for Visual Correspondence and Beyond Many computer vision tasks can be formulated as labeling problems. The desired solution is often a spatially smooth labeling where label transitions… C. Rhemann, A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, C. Rother, M. Gelautz Details
Object Stereo - Joint Stereo Matching and Object Segmentation This paper presents a method for joint stereo matching and object segmentation. In our approach a 3D scene is represented as a collection of visually… M. Bleyer, C. Rother, P. Kohli, D. Scharstein, S. Sinha Details
Object Removal by Depth-guided Inpainting Object removal by image inpainting aims at the visual uniformity of the inpainted blanks among their surroundings. Most inpainting algorithms pursue… L. He, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Segmentation-Based Depth Propagation in Videos In this paper we propose a simple yet effective approach to convert existing 2D video content into 3D. We present a new semi-automatic algorithm that… N. Brosch, C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz Details
Retrieval of Visual Composition in Film The spatial arrangement of visual elements of an image, i.e. the visual composition, is a research subject in the domain of visual arts which include… D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer, M. Zaharieva, C. Breiteneder Details
Cutting the Cord: Wireless Mixed Reality Displays In this paper we present wireless technologies that can be used to transmit uncompressed stereoscopic video signals to wireless displays in real… M. Csisinko, H. Kaufmann Details
CareCruiser: Exploring and Visualizing Plans, Events, and Effects Interactively In recent years, sophisticated visualization methods have been developed to support both, the logical structure and the time-oriented aspects of… T. Gschwandtner, W. Aigner, K. Kaiser, S. Miksch, A. Seyfang Details
Deep Web Integrated Systems: Current Achievements and Open Issues The problem of extracting data that resides in the deep Web has become the center of many research efforts in the recent few years. The challenges in… B. El-Gamil, W. Winiwarter, B. Božić, H. Wahl Details
Temporally Consistent Disparity and Optical Flow via Efficient Spatio-temporal Filtering Abstract. This paper presents a new efficient algorithm for computing temporally consistent disparity maps from video footage. Our method is… A. Hosni, C. Rhemann, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
CORI: A Configurable Object Recognition Infrastructure In this work, we present an object recognition infrastructure that can be adapted to the needs of a broad spectrum of tasks without writing a single… R. Sorschag Details
Action scene detection from motion and events Action scenes usually contain higher motion activity than other scenes in feature films while showing events like fights, gun shots and car crashes.… R. Sorschag, M. Hörhan Details
Full body interaction for serious games in motor rehabilitation Serious games and especially their use in healthcare applications are an active and rapidly growing area of research. A key aspect of games in… C. Schönauer, T. Pintaric, H. Kaufmann Details

Reports

MHB-F Specification MHB-F stands for Many-Headed Bridge, Free-text version. It is an intermediate representation tailored to the modelling of clinical guidelines or… A. Seyfang, K. Kaiser Details
JOANNEUM RESEARCH and Vienna University of Technology at TRECVID 2011: Semantic Indexing and Instance Search W. Bailer, R. Sorschag, F. Lee, H. Stiegler, G. Schwendt: "JOANNEUM RESEARCH and Vienna University of Technology at TRECVID 2011: Semantic Indexing… W. Bailer, R. Sorschag, F. Lee, H. Stiegler, G. Schwendt Details

Talks

Automated Analysis and Retrieval of Archive Film M. Zeppelzauer: "Automated Analysis and Retrieval of Archive Film"; Talk: 4. Forum Medientechnik, St. Pölten (invited); 11-24-2011 - 11-25-2011. M. Zeppelzauer Details
Recent Progress in Stereo Matching M. Bleyer: "Recent Progress in Stereo Matching"; Talk: The 29th Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision Colloquium - Czech Technical University, Prag… M. Bleyer Details
Ausgewählte Kapitel aus Visual Computing: 3D Video und Bildstilisierung M. Gelautz: "Ausgewählte Kapitel aus Visual Computing: 3D Video und Bildstilisierung"; Talk: Gastvortrag FH Kapfenberg, Kapfenberg (invited);… M. Gelautz Details
Recent advances in segmentation and stereo matching C. Rhemann: "Recent advances in segmentation and stereo matching"; Talk: Eingeladener Vortrag am Max Planck Inst., MPI Saarbrücken, Deutschland… C. Rhemann Details
Recent Progress in Stereo Matching M. Bleyer: "Recent Progress in Stereo Matching"; Talk: ÖAGM / AAPR Workshop 2011, Graz (invited); 03-26-2011 - 03-27-2011. M. Bleyer Details
3D Interaction Technique Authoring utilizing VITAL (Virtual Environment Interaction Technique Abstraction Layer) VITAL is a framework targeted on 3D interaction technique (3DIT) authors. Its open architecture promotes creation of 3DIT implementations which are… M. Csisinko Details

Theses

Bestimmung von Hominoidsegmenten aus 3D-Bodyscannerdaten K. Schiffl: "Bestimmung von Hominoidsegmenten aus 3D-Bodyscannerdaten"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, A. Baca; Institute of Software Technology and… K. Schiffl Details
Evaluierung von Algorithmen zur Novel-View-Generierung aus Stereobildern M. Eisenbarth: "Evaluierung von Algorithmen zur Novel-View-Generierung aus Stereobildern"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, F. Seitner; Institute of Software… M. Eisenbarth Details
Features in visual media analysis Today, film analysis is still a tedious process performed mostly manually by film experts. Existing computer vision approaches aim at improved… M. Zaharieva Details
Entwicklung eines multitouchfähigen Schaufensters M. Grünling: "Entwicklung eines multitouchfähigen Schaufensters"; Supervisor: H. Kaufmann; 188/2, 2011. M. Grünling Details
Design eines interaktiven taktilen Shape Displays mittels Schrittmotoren und dem Bowdenzug-Konzept J. Weissenböck: "Design eines interaktiven taktilen Shape Displays mittels Schrittmotoren und dem Bowdenzug-Konzept"; Supervisor: H. Kaufmann; 188/2,… J. Weissenböck Details
A Framework for the Design and Development of Multimodal Interaction on Multi-touch Surfaces F. Pilz: "A Framework for the Design and Development of Multimodal Interaction on Multi-touch Surfaces"; Supervisor: H. Kaufmann; 188/2, 2011. F. Pilz Details
A Vision-Based System for Fingertip Detection on Tracked Interactive Surfaces M. Autengruber: "A Vision-Based System for Fingertip Detection on Tracked Interactive Surfaces"; Supervisor: H. Kaufmann; 188/2, 2011. M. Autengruber Details
Development of an Active Motion Capture Suit for Teaching Motion Skills Current multimedia support for teaching and practicing motion skills is usually limited to video and two-dimensional graphics. Especially in areas… G. Gerstweiler, E. Vonach Details
Event-Driven 3D Vision for Human Activity Analysis in Context of Dance and Fitness Training of Elderly People Over the last years many implementations concerning the recognition of human motion have been developed. In doing so different systems for human… T. Hahn Details
Rauschunterdrückung einer nicht ausgerichteten Bildfolge R. Kloibhofer: "Rauschunterdrückung einer nicht ausgerichteten Bildfolge"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann; 188/2, 2011. R. Kloibhofer Details
Erstellung eines Datensatzes zur Evaluierung von Stereo-Matching-Algorithmen B. Gneiss: "Erstellung eines Datensatzes zur Evaluierung von Stereo-Matching-Algorithmen"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann; 188/2, 2011. B. Gneiss Details
Die Bedeutung von Alpha-Matting für die Darstellung von Bildern auf 3D-Bildschirmen: eine Benutzerstudie S. Arnberger: "Die Bedeutung von Alpha-Matting für die Darstellung von Bildern auf 3D-Bildschirmen: eine Benutzerstudie"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, C.… S. Arnberger Details
Interactive image segmentation in higher order graphs D. Antensteiner: "Interactive image segmentation in higher order graphs"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann; 188/2, 2011. D. Antensteiner Details
Echtzeitansätze in der Stereoanalyse C. Czermak: "Echtzeitansätze in der Stereoanalyse"; Supervisor: M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz; Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, 2011. C. Czermak Details
Effiziente kantenerhaltende Glättung und ihre Anwendung in der Praxis G. Braun: "Effiziente kantenerhaltende Glättung und ihre Anwendung in der Praxis"; Supervisor: M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz; Institute of Software… G. Braun Details
Evaluierung und Entwurf von Epipolarrektifizierungsverfahren zur Verwendung in einem Stereovision Framework A. Bogner: "Evaluierung und Entwurf von Epipolarrektifizierungsverfahren zur Verwendung in einem Stereovision Framework"; Supervisor: M. Bleyer, C.… A. Bogner Details
Syntactic and Semantic Concepts in Audio-Visual Media In recent years tremendous amounts of audio-visual media have become available to the public and increased the demand for efficient access and… D. Mitrovic, M. Zeppelzauer Details
Real-Time Stereo Matching for Embedded Systems in Robotic Applications C. Humenberger: "Real-Time Stereo Matching for Embedded Systems in Robotic Applications"; Supervisor, Reviewer: M. Vincze, M. Gelautz; E376, 2011;… M. Humenberger Details