Current Projects

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

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

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

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

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

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

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