Research

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

Bei dem unter der Patronanz der Union Académique Internationale (UAI) von 24 internationalen Partnern durchgeführten Langzeitprojekt Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (CVA) fungiert das Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike (IKAnt) der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften als nationale Plattform mit der Aufgabe, die österreichische Forschungsagenda und ForscherInnen im Rahmen eines durch die Antragstellerin eingesetzten Arbeitskreises zu moderieren und … Continue reading Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

DI4DH

Digitization and Information processing for Digital Humanities (DI4DH) Digitizing content from historical sources is the first fundamental part of Digital Humanities. The automatic data enrichment is as important since it guarantees standardized research. Hence, the digitization and data enrichment are closely linked and form the basis of today’s Digital Humanities. We develop a mobile scanning … Continue reading DI4DH

DeVisOR

The project DeVisOR – ‘Detection and Visualization of Unexploded Ordnance Risks’ – is concerned with the analysis of historic air photos (images) with the overall goal of detecting unexploded bombs. This work is performed by the Luftbilddatenbank Dr. Carls GmbH, Vienna. In the DeVisOR project interactive software tools are developed that will support the work … Continue reading DeVisOR

SIDIRE

SIDIRE: Synthetic Image Dataset for Illumination Robustness Evaluation SIDIRE is a freely available image dataset which provides synthetically generated images allowing to investigate the influence of illumination changes on object appearance. The images are renderings of 3D coin models with different material BRDFs and levels of texturedness. Thus, the dataset makes it possible to directly … Continue reading SIDIRE

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

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

FORMS

FORensic Marks Search IT unterstütze Suche in großen Werkzeug- und Formspurendatenbanken FORMS liefert ein schnelles, innovatives Verfahren zum (semi-)automatischen Suchen und Auffinden ähnlicher Form- und Werkzeugspuren in Kriminaldelikten. Es ermöglicht einen maschinellen Abgleich sowohl von Spur und Werkzeug, als auch von Spur mit weiterer Spur wie beispielsweise im Falle von Tatserien. Hierbei werden die Daten … Continue reading FORMS

EnterTrain

In EnterTrain, new, innovative technology for sensing relevant mobility and gaming characteristics of individuals is used to drive a personalized gaming platform that serves the needs of the end-users in their private homes and increases their quality of life. Interoperability with existing AAL systems and services is guaranteed by relying on open standards and a … Continue reading EnterTrain

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

MuBisA

Multivariate Bildanalyse für selbstbestimmtes Altern The goal of this project is a reliable and automated computer vision system to enable an independent lifestyle for the elderly and disabled. It is based in the area of “smart homes” but uses state-of-the-art 2d and 3d computer vision techniques. MuBisA will develop a closed system for the automatic … Continue reading MuBisA