NEWS

Here you can find the most important news on our members, publications, awards and presentations. A more exhaustive news list can be found at our News page.

2014-07-16 Joining Computer Vision Group of Amazon, Berlin
Link Michael Donoser joined the computer vision group of Amazon in Berlin. As a consequence this page is nolonger maintained.
 
2014-03-12 Two CVPR 2014 papers accepted
Link The papers "Discriminative Feature to-Point Matching for Image-Based Localization" by Michael Donoser and Dieter Schmalstieg and "Discrete-Continuous Gradient Orientation Estimation for Faster Image Segmentation" by Michael Donoser and Dieter Schmalstieg have been accepted for publication at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2014.
 
2013-10-24 CVPR 2013 Oral Presentation by Michael Donoser is online
Link The CVPR 2013 oral presentation on our paper "Diffusion Processes for Retrieval Revisited" is now online at TechTalks.tv
 
2013-07-16 Two BMVC 2013 papers accepted
Link Our papers "Replicator Graph Clustering" by Michael Donoser and "Incremental Surface Extraction from Sparse Structure-from-Motion Point Clouds" by Christof Hoppe, Manfred Klopschitz, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof have been accepted for publication at the British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2013.
 
2013-03-05 Two CVPR 2013 papers accepted (1 Oral + 1 Poster)
Link Our papers "Diffusion Processes for Retrieval Revisited" (ORAL) by Donoser and Bischof and "Optimizing 1-Nearest Prototype Classifiers" (POSTER) by Wohlhart, Koestinger, Donoser, Roth and Bischof were accepted to CVPR 2013.
 
2012-11-20 Best Scientific Paper Award at ACCV 2012
Link Our paper "Detecting Partially Occluded Objects with an Implicit Shape Model Random Field" by Wohlhart, Donoser, Roth and Bischof received the Best Scientific Paper Award 2012 at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 2012 in Daejeon, Korea.
 
2012-07-27 ECCV 2012 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Hough Regions for Joining Instance Localization and Segmentation" from Riemenschneider, Sternig, Donoser, Roth and Bischof was accepted to the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2012.
 
2012-07-19 BMVC 2012 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Learning Edge-Specific Kernel Functions For Pairwise Graph Matching" by Donoser, Urschler and Bischof was accepted to the British Machine Vision Conference 2012.
 
2012-04-05 Two CVPR 2012 papers accepted
Link Our papers "Irregular lattices for complex shape grammar facade parsing" by Riemenschneider, Krispel, Thaller, Donoser, Havemann, Fellner and Bischof and "Structured Local Predictors for Image Labelling", by Rota Bulo, Kontschieder, Pelillo and Bischof were accepted to the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2012.
 
2011-09-13 ISMAR 2011 full paper accepted
Link Our paper, "Robust Planar Target Tracking and Pose Estimation from a Single Concavity" from Donoser, Kontschieder and Bischof, was accepted as a full paper at ISMAR 2011.
 
2011-07-01 Two BMVC 2011 papers accepted
Link Our papers "Discriminative Learning of Contour Fragments for Object Detection" (ORAL) by Kontschieder, Riemenschneider, Donoser and Bischof and "Image Labelling as a Label Puzzle Game" (POSTER) by Kontschieder, Rota Bulo, Donoser, Pelillo and Bischof were accepted to the British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2011.
 
2011-06-30 ICCV 2011 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Structured Class-Labels in Random Forests for Image Labelling" from Kontschieder, Rota Bulo, Bischof and Pelillo was accepted for oral presentation at ICCV 2011.
 
2011-05-26 Oral presentation at SCIA 2011
Link Our paper "Highy Consistent Sequential Segmentation" from Donoser, Urschler, Riemenschneider and Bischof was accepted as oral presentation to the Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis (SCIA 2011)
 
2010-09-16 Best Paper and Best Poster Award at PCV 2010
Link Our papers "Image-based building classification and 3D modeling with super-pixels" submitted by Stefan Kluckner and Horst Bischof and "Characterizing building facades from vertical aerial images" from Philipp Meixner and Franz Leberl got the Best Paper and Best Poster Awards, respectively, at the ISPRS Commission III Symposium on Photogrammetric Computer Vision and Image Analysis (PCV). The PCV is one of the major conferences, which close the gap between the fields of computer vision and photogrammetry.
 
2010-07-20 3 accepted DAGM papers (2 orals and 1 poster)
Link We have three accepted papers at the Annual Symposium of German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM). "Efficient Object Detection Using Orthogonal NMF Descriptor Hierarchies" by Mauthner, Kluckner, Roth, Bischof (ORAL),"Exploiting Redundancy for Aerial Image Fusion using Convex Optimization" by Kluckner, Pock and Bischof (ORAL) and "Unsupervised Facade Segmentation using Repetitive Patterns" by Wendel, Donoser and Bischof (POSTER)
 
2010-07-09 ECCV 2010 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Using Partial Edge Contour Matches for Efficient Object Category Localization" by Hayko Riemenschneider, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof (PDF) was accepted to the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2010.
ECCV is a a highly competitive computer vison conference with low acceptance rates of below 30 percent, having a CiteSeer impact factor rankings in the top 7% of all computer science journals and conferences.
 
2010-07-02 Host of Computer Vision Winter Workshop (CVWW) 2011
Link We are organizing the 16th computer vision winter workshop, which is an annual meeting formed around TU Wien, TU Graz, University of Ljubljana and the Czech Technical University in Prague. Andreas Wendel as general chair is organizing this event which will take place in Mitterberg, Ennstal.
 
2010-06-01 Best Scientific Paper at OAGM 2010
Link Our paper "MSER Templates for 3D Pose Tracking" from Peter Kontschieder, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof got the Best Scientific Paper Award at the 34th Annual Workshop of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (AAPR). OAGM is the most important, annual computer vision conference in Austria organized by the AAPR, the Austrian chapter of the IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition).
 
2010-04-09 3 accepted AAPR workshop (ÖAGM) papers
Link We have three accepted oral presentations for the AAPR workshop (ÖAGM).
  • "Super-Pixel Class Segmentation in Large-Scale Aerial Imagery" by Stefan Kluckner, Michael Donoser, and Horst Bischof
  • "Robust object detection by classifier cubes and local verification" by Sabine Sternig, Hayko Riemenschneider,Peter Roth, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof
  • "MSER Templates for 3D Pose Tracking" by Peter Kontschieder, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof
 
2010-03-09 CVPR 2010 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Linked Edges as Stable Region Boundaries" by Michael Donoser, Hayko Riemenschneider and Horst Bischof was accepted to CVPR 2010 (PDF). CVPR is a highly competitive computer vison conference with low acceptance rates of below 30 percent, having a CiteSeer impact factor rankings in the top 10% of all computer science journals and conferences.
 
2010-01-20 Computer Vision Winter Workshop Paper accepted
Link Our paper "Facade Segmentation from Streetside Images" from Andreas Wendel and Horst Bischof was accepted for oral presentation at the Computer Vision Winter Workshop (CVWW) 2010.
 
2009-07-16 2 accepted BMVC 2009 papers and 3 accepted ACCV 2009 papers
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  • "Semantic Image Classification using Consistent Regions and Individual Context" from Kluckner, S., Mauthner, T. and Bischof, H., BMVC 2009
  • "Bag of Optical Flow Volumes for Image Sequence Recognition" from Riemenschneider, H., Donoser, M. and Bischof, H., BMVC 2009
  • "Efficient Partial Shape Matching of Outer Contours" from Donoser, M., Riemenschneider, H. and Bischof, H., ACCV 2009
  • "Beyond Pairwise Shape Similarity Analysis" from Kontschieder, P., Donoser, M. and Bischof, H., ACCV 2009
  • "Semantic Classification in Aerial Imagery by Integrating Appearance and Height Information" from Kluckner, S. and Mauthner, T. and Roth, P. M. and Bischof, H., ACCV 2009
 
2009-06-12 ICCV 2009 paper accepted
Link Our paper "Saliency Driven Total Variational Segmentation" from Michael Donoser, Martin Urschler, Martin Hirzer and Horst Bischof (PDF) was accepted to the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) in Kyoto, Japan. ICCV is the top-ranked computer vison conference with low acceptance rates of below 30 percent, having a CiteSeer impact factor rankings in the top 5% of all computer science journals and conferences.
 
2009-05-26 Best Scientific Paper at OAGM 2009
Link Our paper "Finding Stable Extremal Region Boundaries" from Hayko Riemenschneider, Michael Donoser and Horst Bischof received the Best Scientific Paper Award at the Workshop of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (OAGM). OAGM is the most important, annual computer vision conference in Austria organized by the AAPR, the Austrian chapter of the IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition).
 
2009-03-20 CVPR 2009 paper accepted
Link Our paper "From Structure-from-Motion Point Clouds to Fast Location Recognition" from Arnold Irschara, Christopher Zach, Jan-Michael Frahm, Horst Bischof was accepted to the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). CVPR is a highly competitive computer vison conference with low acceptance rates of below 30 percent, having a CiteSeer impact factor rankings in the top 10% of all computer science journals and conferences.
 
2009-02-03 2 oral presentations at Computer Vision Winter Workshop in Eibiswald
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  • (Oral) Pixel-wise Image Segmentation using Randomized Forest Classification and Shape Information from Stefan Kluckner, Horst Bischof
  • (Oral) Action Recognition from a Small Number of Frames from Thomas Mauthner, Peter Roth, Horst Bischof
 
2008-12-12 Best Scientific Paper at ICPR 2008
Link Our paper "Using Web Search Engines to Improve Text Recognition" from Donoser Michael, Silke Wagner, Bischof Horst was awarded the "Best Scientific Paper" at International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008). ICPR is one of the biggest conferences in computer vision organized by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).
 
2008-12-09 2 oral and 4 poster presentations at the International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008) in Tampa Bay, Florida
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  • (Oral) Using Covariance Matrices for Unsupervised Texture Segmentation from Donoser Michael, Bischof Horst
  • (Oral) Using Web Search Engines to Improve Text Recognition from Donoser Michael, Silke Wagner, Bischof Horst
  • (Poster) Robust Tracking of Spatial Related Components from Mauthner Thomas, Donoser Michael, Bischof Horst
  • (Poster) Online Object Recognition by MSER Trajectories from Riemenschneider Hayko, Donoser Michael, Bischof Horst
  • (Poster) A Probabilistic Approach for Tracking Fibers from Donoser Michael, Mauthner Thomas, Johannes Kritzinger, Bischof Horst
  • (Poster) Real Time Appearance Based Hand Tracking from Donoser Michael, Bischof Horst