Completed Projects

Scannen von Vasen

Im laufenden Projekt des Instituts für Kulturgeschichte der Antike der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften „Zyprische Eisenzeit aus dem Kunsthistorischen Museum Wien“ wird das Scannen der 145 Objekte durch die finanzielle Unterstützung der Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien ermöglicht. Projekt Details Finanzierung: Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien Kooperationspartner: Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike


Events that made my day – creating a visual diary … or the “emotional camera” project   This project aims at developing techniques and algorithms to be used with a wearable “always-on” camera, which will automatically identify and select the best frames representing the personal “highlights” of the day. “Always-on” wearable cameras are already on … Continue reading emoCam

Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics

This project named Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics is performed in cooperation with the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the University of Vienna in order to automate the documentation process of archaeological sherds. The project is parsupported by the Austrian Science Fund (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF)) under Project P13385-INF. The project started … Continue reading Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics

3D Murale

An international team of multimedia content creators, led by Brunel University and with support from the European Union, was developing and using 3D Multimedia tools to measure, reconstruct and visualise archaeological ruins in virtual reality. The ancient city of Sagalassos in Turkey was used as a test case. Within this project a virtual excavation documentation … Continue reading 3D Murale


Interdisciplinary projects between the field of art history and digital image analysis brought new aspects in both of the fields. While art historians benefit from new objective analysis methods and improved efficiency, for technicians a new field of application and research was opened. In this project a computer aided system to analyze underdrawings in medieval … Continue reading CASANDRA


AVITRACK – Aircraft surroundings, categorised Vehicles and Individuals Tracking for apRon’s Activity model interpretation and ChecK An international team of researchers, led by SILOGIC and with support from the European Union was developing a framework for automatically supervision of commercial aircraft servicing operations from the arrival to the departure on an airport’s apron. Main objectives … Continue reading AVITRACK


MUSCLE is an EC-sponsored Network of Excellence that aims at establishing and fostering closer collaboration between research groups in multimedia datamining and machine learning. The Network integrates the expertise of over forty research groups working on image and video processing, speech and text analysis, statistics and machine learning. The goal is to explore the full … Continue reading MUSCLE


The COINS project aims at providing a substantial contribution to the fight against illegal trade and theft of coins which appears to be a major part of the illegal antiques market. The project will develop standardized inventories by defining a domain ontology based on CIDOC-CRM, the standard ontology for Cultural Heritage, and a multilingual thesaurus. … Continue reading COINS

Deep Green

Correct identification of tree species from leaves, needles and bark is a task which requires expertise. With increasing capabilities of mobile devices, like resolution of the integrated cameras and more computing power these devices can be used to take over this task. Within a project with the “Österreichischen Bundesforste AG” (“Austrian Federal Forests”) the main … Continue reading Deep Green