State-of-the-Art video surveillance systems are based on analogue technologies. Recently, a trend towards IP based monitoring and recording systems can be identified. These systems allow the archiving and the analysis of the video material where the problem of huge amounts of data arises. Therefore, big command and control centers only need the visual information in … Continue reading


The COINS project aims at providing a substantial contribution to the fight against illegal trade and theft of coins which appears to be a major part of the illegal antiques market. The project will develop standardized inventories by defining a domain ontology based on CIDOC-CRM, the standard ontology for Cultural Heritage, and a multilingual thesaurus. … Continue reading COINS


Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an incurable disease leading to severe disabling mutilations of synovial joints. RA affects predominantly the peripheral joints of the appendicular skeleton. RA is with 17% one of the leading causes of disability among persons aged 15 years or older. The prevalence is 1-2%. A recent study estimated the total cost to … Continue reading AAMIR


MUSCLE is an EC-sponsored Network of Excellence that aims at establishing and fostering closer collaboration between research groups in multimedia datamining and machine learning. The Network integrates the expertise of over forty research groups working on image and video processing, speech and text analysis, statistics and machine learning. The goal is to explore the full … Continue reading MUSCLE


AVITRACK – Aircraft surroundings, categorised Vehicles and Individuals Tracking for apRon’s Activity model interpretation and ChecK An international team of researchers, led by SILOGIC and with support from the European Union was developing a framework for automatically supervision of commercial aircraft servicing operations from the arrival to the departure on an airport’s apron. Main objectives … Continue reading AVITRACK


Interdisciplinary projects between the field of art history and digital image analysis brought new aspects in both of the fields. While art historians benefit from new objective analysis methods and improved efficiency, for technicians a new field of application and research was opened. In this project a computer aided system to analyze underdrawings in medieval … Continue reading CASANDRA

3D Murale

An international team of multimedia content creators, led by Brunel University and with support from the European Union, was developing and using 3D Multimedia tools to measure, reconstruct and visualise archaeological ruins in virtual reality. The ancient city of Sagalassos in Turkey was used as a test case. Within this project a virtual excavation documentation … Continue reading 3D Murale

Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics

This project named Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics is performed in cooperation with the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the University of Vienna in order to automate the documentation process of archaeological sherds. The project is parsupported by the Austrian Science Fund (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF)) under Project P13385-INF. The project started … Continue reading Computer Aided Classification of Ceramics


Events that made my day – creating a visual diary … or the “emotional camera” project   This project aims at developing techniques and algorithms to be used with a wearable “always-on” camera, which will automatically identify and select the best frames representing the personal “highlights” of the day. “Always-on” wearable cameras are already on … Continue reading emoCam