Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna


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Advances in Multimedia Modeling K. Schoeffmann, B. Merialdo, A. Hauptmann, C. Ngo, Y. Andreopoulos, C. Breiteneder: "Advances in Multimedia Modeling"; in series "Lecture Notes in… K. Schoeffmann, B. Merialdo, A. Hauptmann, C. Ngo, Y. Andreopoulos, C. Breiteneder 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


Archive Film Material - A novel Challenge for Automated Film Analysis M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder: "Archive Film Material - A novel Challenge for Automated Film Analysis"; The Frames Cinema Journal, 1… M. Zeppelzauer, D. Mitrovic, C. Breiteneder Details
User-Centric Learning and Evaluation of Interactive Segmentation Systems Many successful applications of computer vision to image or video manipulation are interactive by nature. However, parameters of such systems are… P. Kohli, H. Nickisch, C. Rother, C. Rhemann Details
Visualizing Sound Emission of Elephant Vocalizations: Evidence for Two Rumble Production Types Recent comparative data reveal that formant frequencies are cues to body size in animals, due to a close relationship between formant frequency… A. Stöger, G. Heilmann, M. Zeppelzauer, A. Ganswindt, S. Hensman, B. Charlton Details
ARTiFICe - Augmented Reality Framework for Distributed Collaboration This paper introduces a flexible and powerful software framework based on an off the shelf game engine which is used to develop distributed and… A. Mossel, C. Schönauer, G. Gerstweiler, H. Kaufmann Details
A Flexible Object-of-Interest Annotation Framework for Online Video Portals In this work, we address the use of object recognition techniques to annotate what is shown where in online video collections. These annotations are… R. Sorschag Details


Automated Petroglyph Image Segmentation with Interactive Classifier Fusion The number of high quality images of rock panels containing petroglyphs grows steadily. Different time-consuming manual methods to determine and… M. Seidl, C. Breiteneder Details
Multimodal Motion Guidance: Techniques for Adaptive and Dynamic Feedback The ability to guide human motion through automatically generated feedback has significant potential for applications in areas, such as motor… C. Schönauer, K. Fukushi, A. Olwal, H. Kaufmann, R. Raskar Details
Design eines Serious Games für die Rehabilitation von chronischen Rückenschmerzen Die Rehabilitation von Patienten mit chronischen Rückenschmerzen verfolgt einen multidisziplinären Ansatz, welcher trotz des betriebenen Aufwandes… C. Schönauer, H. Kaufmann, S. Jansen-Kosterink, M. Vollenbroek-Hutten Details
Extracting 3D Scene-consistent Object Proposals and Depth from Stereo Images This work combines two active areas of research in computer vision: unsupervised object extraction from a single image, and depth estimation from a… M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, C. Rother Details
Accuracy-Efficiency Evaluation of Adaptive Support Weight Techniques For Local Stereo Matching Adaptive support weight (ASW) strategies in local stereo matching have recently attracted many researchers due to their compelling results. In this… A. Hosni, M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer Details
Spatio-temporally Coherent Interactive Video Object Segmentation via Efficient Filtering In this paper we propose a fast, interactive object segmentation and matting framework for videos that allows users to extract objects from a video… N. Brosch, A. Hosni, C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz Details
Spatiotemporal Multiple Persons Tracking Using Dynamic Vision Sensor Although motion analysis has been extensively investigated in the literature and a wide variety of tracking algorithms have been proposed, the… E. Piatkowska, A. Belbachir, S. Schraml, M. Gelautz Details
Quality Analysis of Virtual Views on Stereoscopic Video Content Depth Image-Based Rendering (DIBR) allows the creation of virtual camera viewpoints from a 2D image and its corresponding disparity map. This enables… M. Eisenbarth, F. Seitner, M. Gelautz Details
Motion Segmentation in Videos from Time of Flight Cameras This paper investigates motion estimation and segmentation of independently moving objects in video sequences from a range camera. Specifically, we… S. Ghuffar, N. Brosch, N. Pfeifer, M. Gelautz Details
Semi-Local Features for the Classification of Segmented Objects Image features are usually extracted globally from whole images or locally from regions-of-interest. We propose different approaches to extract… R. Sorschag Details
Recurring Element Detection in Movies Recurring elements in movies contribute significantly to the development of narration, themes, or even mood. The detection of such elements is… M. Zaharieva, C. Breiteneder Details
How to Select and Customize Object Recognition Approaches for an Application? Recently, object recognition has been successfully implemented in a couple of multimedia content annotation and retrieval applications. The employed… R. Sorschag Details
Full Body Motion Capture - A Flexible Marker Based Solution Full body motion capture (MoCap) plays an increasingly im-portant role in many fields from entertainment to medicine. How-ever, accurate motion… C. Schönauer, T. Pintaric, H. Kaufmann Details
A Generic Approach for Social Event Detection in Large Photo Collections In this paper we explore the performance of a generic methodology for the detection of social events in large photo collections. The proposed… M. Zeppelzauer, M. Zaharieva, C. Breiteneder Details
Applications of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Healthcare Augmented Reality (AR) combines the real and the virtual and is interactive in real-time. In addition, virtual and real objects are registered in 3D… H. Kaufmann Details
AR Record & Replay: Situated Compositing of Video Content in Mobile Augmented Reality In this paper we present a novel approach to record and replay video content composited in-situ with a live view of the real environment. Our… T. Langlotz, M. Zingerle, R. Grasset, H. Kaufmann, G. Reitmayr Details
High-Quality Reflections, Refractions, and Caustics in Augmented Reality and their Contribution to Visual Coherence In this paper we present a novel high-quality rendering system for Augmented Reality (AR). We study ray-tracing based rendering techniques in AR with… P. Kán, H. Kaufmann Details
Event-driven Body Motion Analysis For Real-time Gesture Recognition This paper presents an evaluation of spatiotemporal data generated by a dynamic stereo vision sensor in a highdimensional space (3D volume and time)… B. Kohn, A. Belbachir, T. Hahn, H. Kaufmann Details
Physically-Based Depth of Field in Augmented Reality We present a novel method for rendering and compositing video in augmented reality. We focus on calculating the physically correct result of the… P. Kán, H. Kaufmann Details


Analyzing the Feasibility of PTAM based Localization Algorithms in Large Environments on Mobile Devices Augmented reality (AR) is a young field in science and industry. In AR we interact in a real environment with virtual content. AR has the potential… O. Kosyreva, C. Schönauer, H. Kaufmann, E. Vonach, G. Gerstweiler Details


3D Film - Herausforderungen an die Wissenschaft M. Gelautz: "3D Film - Herausforderungen an die Wissenschaft"; Talk: Informatiktag 2012, Wien (invited); 11-05-2012. M. Gelautz Details
Virtual Reality Training for Upper Limb Prosthesis Patients The initial fitting of an upper limb prosthesis can be a frustrating experience for amputees, impairing the learning of prosthesis control.… A. Mossel Details
Interactive Video Segmentation via Efficient Filtering In [2], we present a fast, interactive segmentation and matting framework for videos. It is based on recent work [5] that recovers high-quality… N. Brosch, A. Hosni, C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz 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
Distributed Interaction with Kinect and Mobile Phone in Augmented Reality A. Mossel, C. Schönauer: "Distributed Interaction with Kinect and Mobile Phone in Augmented Reality"; Talk: IGDA Unity3D, Vienna (invited);… A. Mossel, C. Schönauer Details
ARTiFICe - An Augmented Reality Framework for Distributed Collaboration This talk presents a flexible and powerful software framework based on an off the shelf game engine which is used to develop distributed and… A. Mossel Details


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
Combining Multiple Depth Cameras for Reconstruction In the past few years depth cameras and their applications have gained more and more attention. Especially the publication of the Microsoft Kinect… K. Wendelin Details
Physics Driven 3D Dynamic Geometry Software for Elementary Education Spatial abilities are an essential part of human recognition and general intelligence. They represent our ability to perceive spatial patterns,… D. Zeller Details
Zeitlich konsistente Disparitätsbestimmung in einem globalen Stereo Matching Verfahren The increasingly popular 3D technology extends the movie experience by an additional dimension: depth. However, this technology introduces entirely… E. Hiller Details
Evaluierung eines nichtlinearen Disparitätsmapping Ansatzes zur Anpassung von Stereo 3D Inhalten When producing a high quality 3D film via stereo cameras, producers often have to face the challenge to make changes of the depth perception in post… S. Stransky Details
A Virtual Dressing Room based on Depth Data Many of the currently existing Virtual Dressing Rooms are based on diverse approaches. Those are mostly virtual avatars or fiducial markers, and they… P. Presle Details
Augmented Reality Video - Situated Video Compositions in Panorama-based Augmented Reality Applications The rapid development of mobile devices such as smart phones has led to new possibilities in the context of Mobile Augmented Reality (AR). While… M. Zingerle Details
Integration von automatischer Shoterkennung und Disparitätsabschätzung in ein Stereo Matching Framework Two 2D-images, recorded from a pair of parallel cameras, have a slightly different perspective because of their horizontal displacement. This can be… V. Nake Details
Eine Untersuchung zur Wichtigkeit von Farbe in Stereo-Matching The aim of stereo-algorithms is to find corresponding points in two horizontally displaced images. The displacement between these corresponding… A. Hasslacher Details