Research and Development
As the co-director of the Institute for Pattern Recognition (iPattern), I am working on different research projects in image analysis and pattern recognition. Published scientific results can be under "Publications".
Informationen on selected projects
- Gamera framework for document analysis and recognition
An OpenSource python module for the creation of document image recognition systems.
- Fourier descriptors
An OpenSource implementation of a generalization of Fourier descriptors for arbitrary shape retrieval.
- Sentiment lexicon
Source code for generating sentiment lexica from paired comparisons together with a sentiment lexicon with 200 German words.
- Symmetry detection
An implementation of the "Gradient Product Transform" for finding symmetry points in images.
- Estimating wealth distribution
Statistical methods for estimating the wealth share of the richest p percent (with source code).
- Lute tablature recognition
An OpenSource software for the automatic Recognition of lute tablature (a 16th century music notation). This software is used by the project "An Electronic Corpus of Lute Music" at the University of London.
- Staff line removal
Test software and data set for the investigation of the most important preprocessing step in optical music recognition.
- Byzantine neume notation
An OpenSource software for the automatic recognition of Eastern plainchant notation.