Current Projects

Digital Transformation of the Austrian Humanities

The digital transformation of the humanities has been driven since 1949. In Austria, this transformation has received a significant boost since 2015. In various national cooperation projects (HRSM project KONDE) and international infrastructure projects (DARIAH, CLARIN), Austrian universities and cultural heritage institutions have built up specialized competencies that are to be disseminated in the present … Continue reading Digital Transformation of the Austrian Humanities

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

EcoShop

Sustainable shopping through real-time visualization of product information on mobile devices Unsustainable production practices and excessive consumerism are major drivers of the climate and biodiversity crises, which are two of the most significant challenges of our time. Although more and more people are concerned with the environmental and social impacts of their purchasing habits and … Continue reading EcoShop

NET4AGE-FRIENDLY

  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 NET4AGE-FRIENDLY

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

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

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

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

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

DIANA

Digital Intelligent Assistant for Nursing Applications The care of people with cognitive impairment is demanding and requires a high level of personnel and nursing commitment. It is therefore of the utmost importance to develop solutions that can support caregivers in their daily work at an unprecedented level. The project DIANA improves the life and safety … Continue reading DIANA