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PHD TOPICS

The following PhD topics are offered to the doctoral students. Each PhD topic can be attributed to one or several of the Research Fields.

PhD Topic 1: Range Cameras

Supervisors: Norbert Pfeifer, Margrit Gelautz

Key words/fields of expertise: photogrammetry, range cameras, scene modeling, camera calibration, accuracy analysis

Research Fields: Multimodal Scene Perception, Object Recognition


PhD Topic 2: Interactive Shot Steering for Sport Transmissions

Supervisors: Markus Rupp, Margrit Gelautz

Key words/fields of expertise: cross-layer, multi view , data compression, virtual camera

Research Fields: Multimodal Scene Perception, Visual Attention and Human Behavior, Object Recognition


PhD Topic 3: Multimodal Object Perception and Manipulation

Supervisors: Markus Vincze, Werner Purgathofer

Key words/fields of expertise: robot vision, shape detection, shape representation, image processing, grasping

Research Fields: Object Recognition, Multimodal Scene Perception, Visual Attention and Human Behavior


PhD Topic 4: Human-like Perception for Future Household Robots

Supervisors: Dietmar Dietrich, Markus Vincze

Key words/fields of expertise: human vision, symbolization, memory, association, attention, computer vision

Research Fields: Visual Attention and Human Behavior, Object Recognition, Multimodal Scene Perception


PhD Topic 5: Stereoscopic Scene Reconstruction for 3D Video/TV

Supervisors: Margrit Gelautz, Norbert Pfeifer

Key words/fields of expertise: stereo analysis, 3D scene reconstruction, 3D video/TV, novel view, autostereoscopic displays

Research Fields: Multimodal Scene Perception, Visual Attention and Human Behavior


PhD Topic 6: Structural Description in Video Sequences

Supervisors: Walter Kropatsch, Markus Rupp

Key words/fields of expertise: video analysis, tracking, structural representation, graph pyramids, action recognition

Research Field: Multimodal Scene Perception


PhD Topic 7: Shape-based Object Analysis

Supervisors: Robert Sablatnig, Markus Vincze

Key words/fields of expertise: computer vision, shape detection, shape representation, invariance

Research Field: Object Recognition


PhD Topic 8: Content Based Image Retrieval

Supervisors: Robert Sablatnig, Dietmar Dietrich

Key words/fields of expertise: image processing, emotional assessment, object recognition, image comparison, computer vision

Research Fields: Visual Attention and Human Behavior, Object Recognition


PhD Topic 9: Predicting Visual Attention in Virtual Environments

Supervisors: Werner Purgathofer, Markus Vincze

Key words/fields of expertise: visual attention, virtual environments, eye-tracking, importance maps

Research Field: Visual Attention and Human Behavior


PhD Topic 10: Video-based Analysis and Visualization of Human Movement in Sports

Supervisors: Margrit Gelautz, Markus Rupp

Key words/fields of expertise: video analysis, human motion, sports, visualization, augmented video/TV

Research Field: Visual Attention and Human Behavior