Current Projects

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

MIC-Cam

Mite Invasion Control Camera (MIC-Cam) In Austria currently 25,500 beekeepers are managing about 380,000 bee colonies. Pesticides in agriculture and climatic changes and most of all the introduction of the Varroa mite confront beekeepers in Europe and North America with increasingly difficult challenges. Only with a regular Varroa mite diagnosis and combat it is possible … Continue reading MIC-Cam

READ

READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents) The overall objective of READ is to implement a Virtual Research Environment where archivists, humanities scholars, computer scientists and volunteers are collaborating with the ultimate goal of boosting research, innovation, development and usage of cutting edge technology for the automated recognition, transcription, indexing and enrichment of handwritten archival … Continue reading READ

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

EnterTrain

In EnterTrain, new, innovative technology for sensing relevant mobility and gaming characteristics of individuals is used to drive a personalized gaming platform that serves the needs of the end-users in their private homes and increases their quality of life. Interoperability with existing AAL systems and services is guaranteed by relying on open standards and a … Continue reading EnterTrain

AutoFLOW

    Automation of Flow Cytometric Analysis for Quality-Assured Follow-up Assessment to Guide Curative Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in Children Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) is the most frequent leukaemia entity in children and adolescents. About 15-20% of paediatric patients with the disease still suffer from relapse. Flow cytometry (FCM) is one of the methodologies most … Continue reading AutoFLOW

DI4DH

Digitization and Information processing for Digital Humanities (DI4DH) 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. We develop a mobile scanning … Continue reading DI4DH

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

Bei dem unter der Patronanz der Union Académique Internationale (UAI) von 24 internationalen Partnern durchgeführten Langzeitprojekt Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (CVA) fungiert das Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike (IKAnt) der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften als nationale Plattform mit der Aufgabe, die österreichische Forschungsagenda und ForscherInnen im Rahmen eines durch die Antragstellerin eingesetzten Arbeitskreises zu moderieren und … Continue reading Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

FlowCLUSTER

Automated MRD-Assessment in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) A major clinical focus of current international interest lies in the development of robust methodology to assess therapy response in AML, the most dangerous subtype of leukemia in children. FCM could be the most widely available and most broadly applicable methodology for this aim, but there exists no … Continue reading FlowCLUSTER

RECLAIM

Reclamation of Gallium, Indium and Rare-Earth Elements from Photovoltaics, Solid-State Lighting and Electronics Waste Prospective global supply and demand for gallium, indium and other key metals show an increasing discrepancy, amongst others due to the explosive growth of green technologies such as photovoltaic (PV) and solid-state lighting (SSL). While their primary production is highly controlled … Continue reading RECLAIM