Current Projects

SYMETRIC

SYMETRIC (SYstematic MEasurement of TRacks and Infrastructure Components) Several railways modernization projects Europe-wide are currently in the planning and rollout phase. These modernizations focus on the replacement of outdated relay-based interlocking blocks by solid state interlocking blocks, as well as the rollout of ETCS Level 2 (European Train Control System). The planning and design of … Continue reading SYMETRIC

SatPark

Satellite image based on-street parking availability technology Finding a free parking spot in a city is tiring. It also costs a lot of time, money and nerves, and, last but not least, causes a lot of  unnecessary emission. Top notch parking navigation software systems are still not able to ease these pains, as options to … Continue reading SatPark

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

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