Robert Sablatnig




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Robert Sablatnig was born in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria, in 1965. From 1992 to 2003 he was an assistant professor (Univ.Ass.), and from 2003 to 2010 an associate professor (ao Univ.Prof.) of computer vision at the Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Group. Since 2010 he is heading the Computer Vision Lab, and since 2005 he is the Head of the Institute of Computer Aided Automation, engaged in research, project leading, and teaching. His research interests are 3D Computer Vision including Range Finder, Stereovision, Shape from X, Registration, Calibration, Robot Vision; Automatic Visual Inspection, Hierarchical Pattern Recognition, Video data analysis (Motion and Tracking), Automated Document Analysis, Multispectral Imaging, Virtual- and Augmented Reality, and Applications in Industry and Cultural Heritage Preservation. He edited 6 conference proceedings and is author or co-author of more than 160 referred scientific publications published in journals, at several international conferences and workshops. He served in many program committees for international conferences and as member of the editorial board and referee for international journals and conferences; is Vice President of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (AAPR/OAGM), the Austrian branch of IAPR and the IEEE and legally sworn and certified expert witness for computer vision (allgemein beeideter und gerichtlich zertifizierter Sachverständiger).

Habilitation Vienna University of Technology, Applied Computer Science, 2003. Thesis title: Shape Based Machine Vision.
Ph.D. Vienna University of Technology, Computer Science, with distinction, 1997. Thesis title: A Highly Adaptable Concept for Visual Inspection. Thesis advisor: Prof. W.G. Kropatsch
M.S. Vienna University of Technology, Computer Science (Computer Graphics, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing), 1992. Thesis title: Das Lichtschnittverfahren, ein Verfahren zur Erfassung archäologischer Fundgegenstände. Thesis advisors: Prof. W.G.Kropatsch, Dr. A. Pinz
B.S. Vienna University of Technology, Computer Science, 1988.
(High School)
BG/BRG Lerchenfeldstrasse 22, Klagenfurt, 1983.
Visiting Positions
July – Sept. 1995 Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, Netherlands, Institute of Advanced Computing (LIACS), High Performance Computing Division
November 1998 Univerity of Lubljana, Computer Vision Lab (Prof. Solina).
Scientific Organisations
Since 1991 OAGM – Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition, which is part of the IAPR International Association for Pattern Recognition
Since 1997 IEEE – The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Current Teaching