Current Projects

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

impress

Impression Evidence and Shoe Model Search IT assisted search and comparison of footwear impressions and shoe model references Footwear impressions are frequently found at various crime scenes. They are easily detected, processed and interpreted, and are therefore a valuable source of evidence for criminal investigations. Especially the combination with other types of forensic evidence e.g. … Continue reading impress

International Interdisciplinary Network on Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments

  International Interdisciplinary Network on Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments To promote social inclusion, independent living and active and healthy ageing in society, the NET4AGE-FRIENDLY COST Action will establish an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers and stakeholders from all sectors. Its aim is to foster awareness, and to support the creation and implementation of smart, … Continue reading International Interdisciplinary Network on Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments

Network on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living

Network on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living Europe faces crucial challenges regarding health and social care due to the demographic change and current economic context. Active and Assisted Living (AAL) are a possible solution to face them. AAL aims at improving health, quality of life, and wellbeing of older, impaired … Continue reading Network on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living

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

WCBuddy

Investigation of behaviour modelling on the toilet for supporting the autonomous use via guidance In the field of toileting (personal hygiene), there are surprisingly few AAL / supporting technologies and also few projects dealing with this topic. This is all the more surprising, as there is a great need and the visit to a toilet … Continue reading WCBuddy

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

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

The Origin of the Glagolitic‐Old Church Slavonic Manuscripts

In continuation of the FWF projects The Sinaitic Sacramentary (Euchologium) Fragments and The Enigma of the Sinaitic Glagolitic Tradition, the focus of this project is the investigation of the origin and later fate of the early Glagolitic sources for the development of the Glagolitic and Old Church Slavonic traditions. At the same time it is … Continue reading The Origin of the Glagolitic‐Old Church Slavonic Manuscripts