Research

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

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

Ruling Database

The CVL ruling dataset was synthetically generated to allow for comparing different ruling removal methods. It is based on the ICDAR 2013 Handwriting Segmentation database [1]. It was generated by synthetically adding four different ruling images resulting in a total of 600 test images. The pixel values are: 255 background 155 ruling 100 text 0 … Continue reading Ruling Database

CVL-Database

An Off-line Database for Writer Retrieval, Writer Identification and Word Spotting The CVL Database is a public database for writer retrieval, writer identification and word spotting. The database consists of 7 different handwritten texts (1 German and 6 Englisch Texts). In total 310 writers participated in the dataset. 27 of which wrote 7 texts and … Continue reading CVL-Database

ICDAR2013 – Handwritten Digit and Digit String Recognition Competition

Introduction Handwriting recognition is an open research topic in the document analysis community. We provide two new, freely available real world datasets for an established problem. The competition consists of two independent tasks, namely segmented single Arabic digits and Arabic digit strings. Contributions will be accepted for either of the competitions. The dataset of segmented … Continue reading ICDAR2013 – Handwritten Digit and Digit String Recognition Competition

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

wellbeing

Optimizing the Workplace of ELderly Laborers: BE IN Good health! Most jobs require older adults (55+) to sit for eight hours (or even longer) while performing their tasks. In combination with not ergonomically designed working places and only little exercising, severe health problems can arise. Wellbeing offers a holistic platform, combining physical exercises, workplace ergonomics, … Continue reading wellbeing

The Profiler

The project is positioned between the conflicting poles of the increasing flood of digital images and the skilful use of media of 10 to 15 year olds on the one hand and their lack of awareness for the chances, risks and responsibilities in handling personal data online and alarming trends as “sexting” or “cybermobbing” on … Continue reading The Profiler