Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

Image and Video Analysis & Synthesis

Contact: Margrit Gelautz

Our group performs basic and applied research on image and video analysis & synthesis with a strong focus on stereo processing, image matting, high dynamic range imaging, and related visualization techniques. Our work on 3D scene reconstruction is particularly motivated by the latest developments in the field of 3D movie/TV.

2016

Journals

Structured-light-based Depth Reconstruction Using Low-light Pico Projector In this work we investigate an infrared structured light prototype which is intended for 3D reconstruction in resource-restricted mobile… T. Rittler, F. Seitner, M. Gelautz Details

Conferences

3D Scene Reconstruction via Hierarchical Stereo Matching The reconstruction of 3D scenes from a pair of stereo images/videos that were captured from slightly displaced camera view points presents an… M. Nezveda, M. Gelautz Details
Towards Perceptually Coherent Depth Maps in 2D-to-3D Conversion We propose a semi-automatic 2D-to-3D conversion algorithm that is embedded in an efficient optimization framework, i.e., cost volume filtering, which… N. Brosch, T. Schausberger, M. Gelautz Details
Linear Optimization Approach for Depth Range Adaption of Stereoscopic Videos Depth-Image Based Rendering (DIBR) techniques enable the creation of virtual views from color and corresponding depth images. In stereoscopic 3D film… W. Zellinger, B. Moser, A. Chouikhi, F. Seitner, M. Nezveda, M. Gelautz Details

Theses

Design and Evaluation of Stereo Matching Techniques for Silicon Retina Cameras Nowadays, techniques for 3D reconstruction that are used in a variety of computer vision applications need to account for the 3D structure of a… J. Kogler Details

2015

Conferences

Trifocal system for high-quality inter-camera mapping and virtual view synthesis We present an innovative L-shaped trifocal system involving a high-end main camera with a compact assistant stereo rig attached to it. The system can… F. Seitner, M. Nezveda, M. Gelautz, G. Braun, C. Kapeller, W. Zellinger, B. Moser Details
Structured-light-based Depth Reconstruction Using Low-light Pico Projector In this work we investigate an infrared structured light prototype which is intended for 3D reconstruction in resource-restricted mobile… T. Rittler, F. Seitner, M. Gelautz Details
Fast PatchMatch Stereo Matching using Multi-Scale Cost Fusion for Automotive Applications J. Cho, M. Humenberger: "Fast PatchMatch Stereo Matching using Multi-Scale Cost Fusion for Automotive Applications"; Talk: 2015 IEEE Intelligent… J. Cho, M. Humenberger Details

Talks

IRYSTEC - perceptual display engine T. Akhavan: "IRYSTEC - perceptual display engine"; Talk: 4 th Automotive Platform Meeting, DFF - The German Flat Panel Display Forum e.V .,… T. Akhavan Details
Coarse-to-fine stereo matching for high resolution images Stereo matching denotes the problem of finding correspondences in pairs of images in order to perform 3D reconstruction. However, high resolution… M. Nezveda Details

Theses

Geometrically Motivated Dense Large Displacement Matching in Continuous Label Spaces The problem of correspondence search (or matching) remains a central focus of research in a variety of domains of computer vision. To date, the… M. Hornacek Details
Dense Stereo Matching for Urban Outdoor Scenes Dense stereo matching is an active research topic in the area of Computer Vision. Depth information is extracted from a dense correspondence search… K. Lasinger Details
Temporally Coherent Cost Volume Filtering-based Depth Propagation in Videos The growing availability of three-dimensional (3D) displays in the commercial sector and related trends in this field increase the demand for 3D… T. Schausberger Details

2014

Books

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

Cooperative and asynchronous stereo vision for dynamic vision sensors Dynamic vision sensors (DVSs) encode visual input as a stream of events generated upon relative light intensity changes in the scene. These sensors… E. Piatkowska, A. Belbachir, M. Gelautz Details
Enhancement of sparse Silicon Retina-based stereo matching using Belief Propagation and Two-Stage Post-Filtering We present two improvement techniques for stereo matching algorithms using silicon retina sensors. We verify the results with ground truth data. In… J. Kogler, F. Eibensteiner, M. Humenberger, C. Sulzbachner, M. Gelautz, J. Scharinger Details
Motion estimation and segmentation in depth and intensity videos This paper investigates motion estimation and segmentation of independently moving objects in video sequences that contain depth and intensity… S. Ghuffar, N. Brosch, N. Pfeifer, M. Gelautz 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
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
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
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

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

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
Evaluation of depth map post-processing techniques for novel view generation Depth-Image-Based Rendering (DIBR) is a key technology for the processing and distribution of three-dimensional (3D) content. Given a two-dimensional… M. Nezveda Details
Effiziente Tiefenpropagierung in Videos mit GPU-Unterstützung The commercial availability of stereoscopic displays increases the demand for 3D content. Therefore, fast and robust tools for the generation of such… M. Ivancsics Details

2013

Journals

Secrets of Adaptive Support Weight Techniques for Local Stereo Matching In recent years, local stereo matching algorithms have again become very popular in the stereo community. This is mainly due to the introduction of… A. Hosni, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Local Color Transfer between Images Using Dominant Colors A color-transfer method that can transfer colors of an image to another for the local regions using their dominant colors is proposed. In order to… J. Yoo, M. Park, J. Cho, K. Lee 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… A. Hosni, C. Rhemann, M. Bleyer, C. Rother, M. Gelautz Details

Conferences

Asynchronous Stereo Vision for Event-Driven Dynamic Stereo Sensor Using an Adaptive Cooperative Approach This paper presents an adaptive cooperative approach towards the 3D reconstruction tailored for a bio-inspired depth camera: the stereo dynamic… E. Piatkowska, A. Belbachir, M. Gelautz Details
Depth Map Inpainting and Super-Resolution based on Internal Statistics of Geometry and Appearance Depth maps captured by multiple sensors often suffer from poor resolution and missing pixels caused by low reflectivity and occlusions in the scene.… S. Ikehata, J. Cho, K. Aizawa Details
Ground Truth Evaluation for Event-Based Silicon Retina Stereo Data In this paper we present a new approach for the evaluation of event-based Silicon Retina stereo matching results. The evaluation of stereo matching… J. Kogler, F. Eibensteiner, M. Humenberger, M. Gelautz, J. Scharinger Details
Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D We tackle the problem of jointly increasing the spatial resolution and apparent measurement accuracy of an input low-resolution, noisy, and perhaps… M. Hornacek, C. Rhemann, M. Gelautz, C. Rother Details
Depth Map Upsampling using Cost-Volume Filtering Depth maps captured by active sensors (e.g., ToF cameras and Kinect) typically suffer from poor spatial resolution, considerable amount of noise, and… J. Cho, S. Ikehata, H. Yoo, M. Gelautz, K. Aizawa Details
A framework for HDR stereo matching using multi-exposed images Real world scenes that contain high dynamic range illumination present a special challenge for stereo matching algorithms due to a lack of texture in… T. Akhavan, H. Yoo, M. Gelautz Details

Talks

Dense RGB-D Correspondence Search at Large Displacement (talk) M. Hornacek: "Dense RGB-D Correspondence Search at Large Displacement (talk)"; Talk: Talk an der TU Dresden, Dresden, Deutschland; 12-20-2013. M. Hornacek Details
Image and Video Matting (ICCV 2013 Tutorial) Matting refers to the problem of accurate extraction of foreground objects in images and video, which plays a fundamental role in image and video… E. Varnousfaderan, M. Gelautz, B. Price, J. Cho Details
Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk) M. Hornacek: "Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk)"; Talk: VRVis Forum, Wien; 07-25-2013. M. Hornacek Details
Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk) M. Hornacek: "Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk)"; Talk: Wissenschaftlicher Vortrag am McGill University, Montreal,… M. Hornacek Details
Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk) M. Hornacek: "Depth Super Resolution by Rigid Body Self-Similarity in 3D (talk)"; Talk: Wissenschaftlicher Vortrag am University College London,… 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: Annual Workshop of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition,… M. Hornacek Details
Recent Advances in Local Stereo Matching In this talk we address recent research in the field of local stereo matching, with a focus on adaptive support weight algorithms. In particular, we… M. Gelautz Details
3D Film/TV - Research and Challenges In this talk we address the topic of 3D scene reconstruction from stereo views in the context of 3D film/TV applications. After an introduction into… M. Gelautz Details

Theses

Support Framework for Obstacle Detection on Autonomous Trains Autonomous driving vehicles are a rapidly emerging technlogy that will radically transform the face of public and personal transportation in the near… M. Gschwandtner Details
Tracking and Visual Quality Inspection in Harsh Environments M. Heber: "Tracking and Visual Quality Inspection in Harsh Environments"; Supervisor, Reviewer: H. Bischof, M. Gelautz; Institute for Computer… M. Heber Details
Stereo Matching M. Bleyer: "Stereo Matching"; Institut für Softwaretechnik und interaktive Systeme, 2013. M. Bleyer Details
Virtual HW/SW Prototyping for Design and Runtime Prediction of Parallel Video Coding Systems The high computational demands of state-of-the-art video coding standards such as H.264 pose serious challenges on embedded processor architectures.… F. Seitner Details
Novel Methods for Discontinuity Preserving Support Aggregation in Local Stereo Matching This thesis addresses the stereo matching problem, in which the depth information for scene objects is obtained by matching corresponding pixels in a… A. Hosni Details

2012

Journals

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

Conferences

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

Talks

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
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

Theses

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
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

2011

Journals

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
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

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
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
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
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
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

Talks

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

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
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
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

2010

Journals

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

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
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
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

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
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

2009

Journals

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

Conferences

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
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
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

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

Talks

Digital Media - Visual Computing M. Gelautz: "Digital Media - Visual Computing"; Talk: femIT Ringvorlesung, Innsbruck (invited); 11-25-2009. M. Gelautz 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
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

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
Stereoscopic Non-Photorealistic Rendering E. Stavrakis: "Stereoscopic Non-Photorealistic Rendering"; Supervisor, Reviewer: M. Gelautz, E. Gröller; Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive… E. Stavrakis Details

2008

Conferences

Evaluation of data-parallel splitting approaches for H.264 decoding The high computational demands of the H.264 decoding process pose serious challenges on current processor architectures. A natural way to tackle this… F. Seitner, M. Bleyer, R. Schreier, M. Gelautz Details
Development of Multi-Core Video Decoding Platforms based on High-Level Architecture Simulations The high computational demands of state-of-the-art video coding standards such as H.264 pose serious challenges on strongly resource-restricted… F. Seitner, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Design Methodology for the SVENm Multimedia Engine The high computational demands of modern multimedia applications such as the H.264 video coding standard pose serious challenges on current hardware… F. Seitner, J. Meser, G. Schedelberger, A. Wasserbauer, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, M. Schutti, R. Schreier, P. Vaclavik, G. Krottendorfer, G. Truhlar, T. Bauernfeind, P. Beham Details
3D Scene Reconstruction by Stereo Methods for Analysis and Visualization of Sports Scenes M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer, D. Markovic, C. Rhemann: "3D Scene Reconstruction by Stereo Methods for Analysis and Visualization of Sports Scenes"; Talk:… M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer, D. Markovic, C. Rhemann Details
Improving Color Modeling for Alpha Matting This paper addresses the problem of extracting an alpha matte from a single photograph given a user-defined trimap. A crucial part of this task is… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, M. Gelautz Details
A Psychophysical Study of Fixation Behavior in a Computer Game Prediction of gaze behavior in gaming environments can be a tremendously useful asset to game designers, enabling them to improve gameplay,… V. Sundstedt, E. Stavrakis, M. Wimmer, E. Reinhard Details
Evaluation of Different Methods for Using Colour Information in Global Stereo Matching Approaches Global algorithms currently represent the state-of-the-art in dense stereo matching. These methods first set up an energy function. The energy… M. Bleyer, S. Chambon, U. Poppe, M. Gelautz Details
High Resolution Matting via Interactive Trimap Segmentation We present a new approach to the matting problem which splits the task into two steps: interactive trimap extraction followed by trimap-based alpha… C. Rhemann, C. Rother, A. Rav-Acha, T. Sharp Details
A high-level simulator for the H.264/AVC decoding process in multi-core systems H.264 as a new-generation video coding algorithm is becoming increasingly important for international broadcasting standards such as DVB-H and DMB.… F. Seitner, R. Schreier, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Simple but Effective Tree Structures for Dynamic Programming-based Stereo Matching This work describes a fast method for computing dense stereo correspondences that is capable of generating results close to the state-of-the-art. We… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Interactive Tools for Image-based Stereoscopic Artwork E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz: "Interactive Tools for Image-based Stereoscopic Artwork"; Poster: SPIE IS&T Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose,… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

Talks

Motion Analysis for Video Object Segmentation In this talk, we present work on motion analysis with the goal to automatically extract objects of a video scene by using color segmentation and an… M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann Details

Theses

Evaluierung von Fehlermetriken für Image Matting Image Matting aims to separate a foreground object from an arbitrary image, which is explained as a combination of foreground and background. The… P. Rott Details
Evaluation and Implementation of Improved Edge Detection Methods for an Industrial Robot Sewing Process A. Schöffmann: "Evaluation and Implementation of Improved Edge Detection Methods for an Industrial Robot Sewing Process"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, M.… A. Schöffmann Details
Bildsegmentierung - eine Benutzerstudie unter Verwendung von Eye-tracking B. Foelsner: "Bildsegmentierung - eine Benutzerstudie unter Verwendung von Eye-tracking"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann; E 188, 2008. B. Foelsner Details

2007

Journals

Experimental Combination of Intensity and Stereo Edges for Improved Snake Segmentation In this paper, we present an algorithm to combine edge information from stereo-derived disparitymaps with edges from the original intensity/color… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Graph-cut-based Stereo Matching using Image Segmentation with Symmetrical Treatment of Occlusions This paper describes a dense stereo matching algorithm for epipolar rectified images. The method applies colour segmentation on the reference image.… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details

Conferences

A Macroblock-level Analysis on the Dynamic Behaviour of an H.264 Decoder This work targets the optimization of multi-processor H.264 decoder implementations. We have extended the simulator of a multi-core VLIW media… F. Seitner, R. Schreier, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details

Talks

Final Internship talk at Microsoft Research Cambridge Presentation of current research results in the field of interactive image segmentation and matting. C. Rhemann Details
Mid-Internship talk at Microsoft Research Cambridge Presentation of current research results in the field of interactive image segmentation and matting. C. Rhemann Details
Image Matting Presentation of recent research results in the field of image segmentation and matting. C. Rhemann Details
An Introduction to media research at the IMS C. Rhemann: "An Introduction to media research at the IMS"; Talk: Wintergraph 2007, Nassfeld - Italien; 03-18-2007 - 03-20-2007. C. Rhemann Details

Theses

Pen-based Electronical Medical Record on a Tablet PC in a Medical Practice The medical sector is seen as one of the main areas for future application of pen-operated Tablet PCs. Some hospitals already use tablets for their… D. Mayrhofer Details
Robust Edge-Tracking for Industrial Stitching of Carbon Fibre Mats Using a Laser Range Finder W. Wohlkinger: "Robust Edge-Tracking for Industrial Stitching of Carbon Fibre Mats Using a Laser Range Finder"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, M. Vincze;… W. Wohlkinger Details
Image Stylization from Stereo Views of Natural Scenes As media technologies have developed over time, generating novel methods of creating, presenting and interacting with visual information, artists… D. Markovic Details

2006

Conferences

Digital Television in Austria - Starting Experiences and Perspectives This paper discusses some starting experiences, state of the art and development perspectives of the digital television in Austria. The basic concept… A. Samcovic, M. Gelautz Details
Segmentation-based Motion with Occlusions Using Graph-Cut Optimization We propose to tackle the optical flow problem by a combination of two recent advances in the computation of dense correspondences, namely the… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann Details
Comics-Like Motion Depiction from Stereo In this paper, we present an algorithm to depict motion in comics-like form, with an artistic drawn-like representation of the scene, from a stereo… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
A Graph-based Approach to Optical Flow Estimation A vector field which describes the apparent motion between two images of a video sequence is commonly known as optical flow. The accurate estimation… C. Rhemann, M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details

Reports

Fast Pedestrian Tracking Based on Spatial Features and Colour, CVWW A tracking with appearance modelling system for pedestrians is described. For pedestrian detection a cascade of boosted classiers and Haar-like… F. Seitner, A. Hanbury Details

Talks

Stereobildanalyse zur Erzeugung nicht-photorealistischer Ansichten In dieser Präsentation werden neue bildbasierte Verfahren zur automatischen Erzeugung künstlerischer Effekte in Imitation händischer Zeichen- und… M. Gelautz Details

Theses

Segmentation-based Stereo and Motion with Occlusions Given two images recorded from slightly different perspectives, a shape-from-stereo approach identifies corresponding points in both images that are… M. Bleyer Details
Robust detection and tracking of objects Due to the increasing availability of fast and cheap hardware in the past few years, today a wide range of complex visual tracking tasks is possible.… F. Seitner Details
Eyetrackingexperimente zur Evaluierung von Schipanoramakarten M. Kallinger: "Eyetrackingexperimente zur Evaluierung von Schipanoramakarten"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz; Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive… M. Kallinger Details
Segmentation-based Stereo and Motion with Occlusions Given two images recorded from slightly different perspectives, a shape-from-stereo approach identifies corresponding points in both images that are… M. Bleyer Details

2005

Journals

Sicherheitsanker F. Seitner: "Sicherheitsanker"; Linuxmagazin, 3 (2005), 03/2005; 60 - 64. F. Seitner Details
Colour Segmentation-based Computation of Dense Optical Flow with Application to Video Object Segmentation We propose a method for the computation of dense optical flow fields between two images of a video sequence. In a preprocessing step, the algorithm… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann Details
A Layered Stereo Matching Algorithm Using Image Segmentation and Global Visibility Constraints This work describes a stereo algorithm that takes advantage of image segmentation, assuming that disparity varies smoothly inside a segment of… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Stereo Painting: Pleasing the Third Eye E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz: "Stereo Painting: Pleasing the Third Eye"; Journal of 3-D Imaging, United Kingdom (2005), 168; 20 - 23. E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

Conferences

Pedestrian tracking based on colour and spatial information F. Seitner, B. Lovell: "Pedestrian tracking based on colour and spatial information"; Talk: International Conference on Digital Image Computing:… F. Seitner, B. Lovell Details
Drawing the Real In this paper we present an algorithm to automatically produce artistic drawings from stereo image pairs. The input to the algorithm is a natural… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Image-Based Stereoscopic Stylization We present a method to generate stylized stereo imagery that effectively communicates shape and distance of the depicted scene objects. We use… E. Stavrakis, M. Bleyer, D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Computer Generated Stereoscopic Artwork The focus of this work is to investigate and simulate artistic techniques in stereoscopy that go beyond stereo photography, such as stereoscopic… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details
Region-based Optical Flow Estimation with Treatment of Occlusions This paper describes an algorithm for computing the optical flow field between two consecutive frames. The algorithm takes advantage of image… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz, C. Rhemann Details
Interactive Presentation of 3D Remote Sensing Data on the Internet The interactive presentation of 3D remote sensing data on the internet presents a challenging task for ongoing research on geoscientific… M. Gelautz, F. Kilzer, M. Brandejsky Details
Graph-based Surface Reconstruction from Stereo Pairs Using Image Segmentation This paper describes a novel stereo matching algorithm for epipolar rectified images. The method applies colour segmentation on the reference image.… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Parameterized Sketches from Stereo Images In this paper we present an algorithm to automatically generate sketches from stereo image pairs. Stereo analysis is initially performed on the input… D. Markovic, E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details
Stereoscopic Painting with Varying Levels of Detail We present an algorithm for generating automatically stereoscopic paintings with varying levels of detail. We describe our interactive system built… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

Talks

Video Object Segmentation and Compositing In this presentation, we focus on techniques for video object segmentation and the subsequent combination of the extracted object(s) with another… M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer, C. Rhemann, D. Markovic, E. Stavrakis Details

Theses

Master Thesis - Region-Based Optical Flow Estimation with Treatment of Occlusions The estimation of optical flow plays a key-role in several computer vision problems, including motion detection and segmentation, frame… C. Rhemann Details
Selected Papers on 3D Computer Vision in Application to Optical and Radar Images M. Gelautz: "Selected Papers on 3D Computer Vision in Application to Optical and Radar Images"; TU Wien/Informatik, 2005. M. Gelautz Details
Region-Based Optical Flow Estimation with Treatment of Occlusions C. Rhemann: "Region-Based Optical Flow Estimation with Treatment of Occlusions"; Supervisor: M. Gelautz, M. Bleyer; Institute for Software Technology… C. Rhemann Details

2004

Books

Stereo-based Image and Video Analysis for Multimedia Applications M. Gelautz, E. Stavrakis, M. Bleyer: "Stereo-based Image and Video Analysis for Multimedia Applications"; in: "The International Archives of… M. Gelautz, E. Stavrakis, M. Bleyer Details
Web-based Visualization and Animation of Geospatial Data Using X3D M. Gelautz, M. Brandejsky, F. Kilzer, F. Amelung: "Web-based Visualization and Animation of Geospatial Data Using X3D"; in: "Science for Society:… M. Gelautz, M. Brandejsky, F. Kilzer, F. Amelung Details
Experimental Combination of Intensity and Stereo Edges for Improved Snake Segmentation In this paper, we present an algorithm to combine edge information from stereo-derived depth maps with edges from the original intensity/color image… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Recognition of Object Contours from Stereo Images: an Edge Combination Approach In this paper, we present an algorithm to combine edge information from stereo-derived depth maps with edges from the original intensity/color image… M. Gelautz, D. Markovic Details
A layered stereo algorithm using image segmentation and global visibility constraints We propose a new stereo algorithm which uses colour segmentation to allow the handling of large untextured regions and precise localization of depth… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Image-Based Stereoscopic Painterly Rendering We present a new image-based stereoscopic painterly algorithm that we use to automatically generate stereoscopic paintings. Our work is motivated by… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

Journals

Anwendungen digitaler Hochgeschwindigkeitsvideokameras The growing availability and affordability of digital high-speed video cameras opens the door to new applications in the areas of digital image… M. Gelautz, W. Vogl, M. Schmutz Details

Talks

A layered stereo algorithm using image segmentation and global visibility constraints We propose a new stereo algorithm which uses colour segmentation to allow the handling of large untextured regions and precise localization of depth… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Experimental Combination of Intensity and Stereo Edges for Improved Snake Segmentation In this paper, we present an algorithm to combine edge information from stereo-derived depth maps with edges from the original intensity/color image… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Web-based Visualization and Animation of Geospatial Data Using X3D M. Gelautz, M. Brandejsky, F. Kilzer, F. Amelung: "Web-based Visualization and Animation of Geospatial Data Using X3D"; Poster: IEEE International… M. Gelautz, M. Brandejsky, F. Kilzer, F. Amelung Details
Recognition of Object Contours from Stereo Images: an Edge Combination Approach In this paper, we present an algorithm to combine edge information from stereo-derived depth maps with edges from the original intensity/color image… M. Gelautz, D. Markovic Details
Stereo-based Image and Video Analysis for Multimedia Applications M. Gelautz, E. Stavrakis, M. Bleyer: "Stereo-based Image and Video Analysis for Multimedia Applications"; Talk: XXth International Congress for… M. Gelautz, E. Stavrakis, M. Bleyer Details
Image-Based Stereoscopic Painterly Rendering We present a new image-based stereoscopic painterly algorithm that we use to automatically generate stereoscopic paintings. Our work is motivated by… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

2003

Books

A Comparative Study of Radar Stereo and Interferometry for DEM Generation M. Gelautz, P. Paillou, C. Chen, H. Zebker: "A Comparative Study of Radar Stereo and Interferometry for DEM Generation"; in: "Advances in SAR… M. Gelautz, P. Paillou, C. Chen, H. Zebker Details
Video Object Segmentation Using Stereo-derived Depth Maps D. Markovic, M. Gelautz: "Video Object Segmentation Using Stereo-derived Depth Maps"; in: "Vision in a Dynamic World", C. Beleznai, T. Schlögl (ed.);… D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details
Video-based 3D Reconstruction of Moving Scenes Using Multiple Stationary Cameras M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz: "Video-based 3D Reconstruction of Moving Scenes Using Multiple Stationary Cameras"; in: "Vision in a Dynamic World", C.… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details

Journals

Radar stereo- and interferometry-derived digital elevation models: comparison and combination using Radarsat and ERS-2 imagery In this experiment, we derive and compare radar stereo and interferometric digital elevation models (DEMs) of a study site in Djibouti, East Africa.… M. Gelautz, P. Paillou, C. Chen, H. Zebker Details

Reports

A Testing Environment for Video-Based Multiview Computer Vision Research We describe the methodology, design considerations and practical implementation of an environment used in developing and testing video-based,… E. Stavrakis, M. Gelautz Details

Talks

A Comparative Study of Radar Stereo and Interferometry for DEM Generation M. Gelautz, P. Paillou, C. Chen, H. Zebker: "A Comparative Study of Radar Stereo and Interferometry for DEM Generation"; Talk: Fringe'03, Frascati,… M. Gelautz, P. Paillou, C. Chen, H. Zebker Details
Video-based 3D Reconstruction of Moving Scenes Using Multiple Stationary Cameras M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz: "Video-based 3D Reconstruction of Moving Scenes Using Multiple Stationary Cameras"; Poster: ÖAGM/AAPR, Laxenburg, Austria;… M. Bleyer, M. Gelautz Details
Video Object Segmentation Using Stereo-derived Depth Maps D. Markovic, M. Gelautz: "Video Object Segmentation Using Stereo-derived Depth Maps"; Poster: ÖAGM/AAPR, Laxenburg, Austria; 06-05-2003 - 06-06-2003. D. Markovic, M. Gelautz Details

2002

Books

"The Right Move" - A concept for a video-based choreography tool S. Zillner, M. Gelautz, M. Kallinger: ""The Right Move" - A concept for a video-based choreography tool"; in: "Proceedings of the Photogrammetric… S. Zillner, M. Gelautz, M. Kallinger Details

1999

Journals

Parallel Image Processing Applied to Radar Shape-from-Shading Advanced parallelization techniques applied to a time-consuming surface reconstruction algorithm lead to excellent performance on massive parallel… A. Goller, M. Gelautz, F. Leberl Details
Relief Reconstruction from SAR Stereo Pairs: The "Optimal Gradient" Matching Method We present a method for improving relief reconstruction from SAR stereo images, relying on preprocessing of input data with an optimal filter. This… P. Paillou, M. Gelautz Details

1998

Journals

SAR Image Simulation and Analysis of Alpine Terrain We describe the implementation of a so-called object-space algorithm to use a digital elevation model (DEM) and a sensor flight path as input for the… M. Gelautz, H. Frick, J. Raggam, J. Burgstaller, F. Leberl Details

1996

Conferences

SAR Speckle Simulation After a short introduction to the principles of SAR speckle generation and its statistical properties, we give a review of different speckle… R. Bolter, M. Gelautz, F. Leberl Details