Research

VisuAAL

Privacy-Aware and Acceptable Video-Based Technologies and Services for Active and Assisted Living VisuAAL is a transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral European project, addressing the secure use of video-based AAL technologies to deliver effective and supportive care to older adults managing their health and wellbeing. Researchers from the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Healthcare, Law, Business and Sociology … Continue reading VisuAAL

DIANA

Digital Intelligent Assistant for Nursing Applications The care of people with cognitive impairment is demanding and requires a high level of personnel and nursing commitment. It is therefore of the utmost importance to develop solutions that can support caregivers in their daily work at an unprecedented level. The project DIANA improves the life and safety … Continue reading DIANA

SmartProtect

Multimodal Sensor-Lighting System for the Protection of Vulnerable Traffic Participants The reliable machine detection of vulnerable participants in road traffic (pedestrians, two-wheelers) is an important social goal and a demanding technical challenge, which currently remains unresolved; particularly when it comes to poor visibility conditions (night, fog), far distances (>100m) and approaching a vehicle from the … Continue reading SmartProtect

FairAlgos

Fairness, Bias und Transparenz von Computer Vision Algorithmen Datenbasierte Technologie hat das Ziel, nach gewissen Merkmalen zu diskriminieren, zu klassifizieren und zu unterscheiden. Hierbei muss jedoch zwischen erwünschten und unfairen Formen der Diskriminierung unterschieden werden. In aktuellen und weit verbreiteten Bilddatenbanken wie zum Beispiel dem IMDB Datenset wurde ein geschlechtsspezifischer Bias offengelegt. Das bedeutet, dass … Continue reading FairAlgos

EcoShop

Sustainable shopping through real-time visualization of product information on mobile devices Unsustainable production practices and excessive consumerism are major drivers of the climate and biodiversity crises, which are two of the most significant challenges of our time. Although more and more people are concerned with the environmental and social impacts of their purchasing habits and … Continue reading EcoShop

MaLeStV

Machine Learning of motion patterns in the penal system The everyday life of a prison is characterised by aspects of security. A number of structural and organisational measures (prison cell design, video surveillance, …) are designed to reduce the risk of safety-related incidents in prisons and to support the personnel of the correctional system in … Continue reading MaLeStV

DoRIAH

Domain-adaptive Remote sensing Image Analysis with Human-in-the-loop Analyzing remote sensing images on a large scale requires to balance two major constraints: accuracy of results and the time it takes to process the images. Using human analysts to accomplish the goal usually provides highly accurate results, but is often not feasible in large-scale scenarios due to … Continue reading DoRIAH

MyeFLOW

Automated minimal residual disease assessment in childhood acute myeloid leukemia Acute leukemia is the most frequent cancer in children and adolescents. Assessment of the treatment response via quantification of minimal residual disease (MRD) at certain time-points of treatment has become a fundamental diagnostic procedure for tailoring therapy intensity and duration. In particular, children with the … Continue reading MyeFLOW

AlgoCare

Algorithmic Governance of Care Care work in long-term care (LTC) is considered as a genuine human-centred activity, requiring empathy, emotional investment, physical encounters and intimate, trust-based relations between various care-givers and care-recipients. AI technologies are introduced in this professional field to assist care workers in their daily activities and provide an additional measure of care … Continue reading AlgoCare

DI4DH

DI4DH: Digitization and Information processing for Digital Humanities Digitizing content from historical sources is the first fundamental part of Digital Humanities. The automatic data enrichment is as important since it guarantees standardized research. Hence, the digitization and data enrichment are closely linked and form the basis of today’s Digital Humanities. This project is fulfilled in … Continue reading DI4DH