Current Projects

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

Etruscan Mirrors in Austria

Etruscan Mirrors in Austria: The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and other public collections Etruscan mirrors form one of the largest object groups in Etruscan art; and this project intends to produce a comprehensive study of Etruscan mirrors held in Austria – those in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and the ones housed in other Austrian public collections. … Continue reading Etruscan Mirrors in Austria

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

WRITE

IT assisted search and comparison of handwritings IT based solution which allows for the search of similar handwritings to expedite the identification of unknown writers by handwriting experts. Law enforcement agencies possess an extensive collection of handwritten documents. This includes for example documents belonging to open cases and reference samples from suspects and prisoners. Yet, … Continue reading WRITE

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

KIIS

Artificial Intelligence in the Penal System Ensuring security and order in Austrian prisons is a core task of the penal system. In particular, the protection of persons directly involved in the prison system, i.e. inmates and staff, against physical and psychological violence is of essential importance. In 2019, there was an average of one physical … Continue reading KIIS

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

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

Good Brother

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 Good Brother