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Eva Hörster

From Multimedia Computing Lab - University of Augsburg


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Former Staff Member

Research Interests

  • Camera Calibration
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Retrieval
  • Multimedia Content Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Object Detection and Recognition
  • Optimal Visual Sensor Placement


Publications

Dissertation

  • Eva Hörster. Topic Models for Image Retrieval on Large-Scale Databases. Dissertation, University of Augsburg, July 2009.

Book Chapters

  • Eva Hörster und Rainer Lienhart. Optimal Placement of Multiple Visual Sensors. Chapter in Multi-Camera Networks: Concepts and Applications, Elsevier, ISBN-13: 978-0-12-374633-7, 2009, to appear.

Journal Papers

  • Fabian Richter, Stefan Romberg, Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Leveraging Community Metadata for Multimodal Image Ranking Springer, Special Issue on Multimedia Tools and Aplications, 2010 DOI 10.1007/s11042-010-0554-7
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Calibrating and Optimizing Poses of Visual Sensors in Distributed Platforms. ACM Multimedia System Journal, Special Issue on Multimedia Surveillance System 12(3): 195-210 (2006)[PDF]

Conference and Workshop Papers

  • Fabian Richter, Stefan Romberg, Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Multimodal Ranking for Image Search on Community Databases. 11th ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR2010), March 2010 DOI 10.1145/1743384.1743402
  • Eva Hörster, Malcolm Slaney, Marc`Aurelio Ranzato, Kilian Weinberger. Unsupervised Image Ranking. Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval and Mining Workshop, Beijing, China, Oct. 2009.
  • Rainer Lienhart, Stefan Romberg, Eva Hörster. Multilayer pLSA for Multimodal Image Retrieval. ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR 2009), July 8-10, 2009.
    Also Technical Report 2009-02, University of Augsburg, Institute of Computer Science Apr. 2009 [PDF]
  • Stefan Romberg, Eva Hoerster, Rainer Lienhart. Multimodal pLSA on Visual Features and Tags. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2009 (ICME09), New York, USA, July 2009.
    Also Technical Report 2009-09, University of Augsburg, Institute of Computer Science May 2009 [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster and Rainer Lienhart. Deep Networks for Image Retrieval on Large-Scale Databases. ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACMMM), pp. 643-646, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 2008. DOI 10.1145/1459359.1459449
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart, Malcolm Slaney. Continuous Visual Vocabulary Models for pLSA-Based Scene Recognition. ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR) 2008, pp. 319-328, Niagara Falls, Canada, June 2008. DOI 10.1145/1386352.1386395
    Also Technical Report 2008-05, University of Augsburg, Institute of Computer Science, July 2008 [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Thomas Greif, Rainer Lienhart, Malcolm Slaney. Comparing Local Feature Descriptors in pLSA-Based Image Models. 30th Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM) 2008, Munich, Germany, June 2008. [PDF].
    Also Technical Report 2007-15, University of Augsburg, Institute of Computer Science, Dec. 2007 [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart, Malcolm Slaney. Image Retrieval on Large-Scale Image Databases. ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR) 2007 pp. 17-24, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2007. also Technical Report [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Fusing Local Image Descriptors for Large-Scale Image Retrieval. International Workshop on Semantic Learning Applications in Multimedia (SLAM), Minneapolis, USA, June 2007. also Technical Report [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Jochen Lux, Rainer Lienhart Recognizing Persons in Images by Learning from Videos. SPIE Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval, San Jose, USA, January 2007
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. On the Optimal Placement of Multiple Visual Sensors. 4th ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks (VSSN2006), Santa Barabara, Oct. 2006. also Technical Report [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Approximating Optimal Visual Sensor Placement. IEEE ICME2006, Toronto, Canada, July 10-12, 2006. Also Technical Report: [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart, Walter Kellermann, J.-Y. Bouguet. Calibrating Visual Sensors and Actuators in Distributed Computing Platforms. Workshop on Computer Vision for Interactive and Intelligent Environments 2005 (CV4IIE05),, pp. 39-50, 17-18 Nov. 2005.
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart, Walter Kellermann, J.-Y. Bouguet. Calibration of Visual Sensors and Actuators in Distributed Computing Platforms. 3rd ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks (VSSN2005), Singapore, Nov. 11 2005. [PDF]
  • Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart, Walter Kellermann, J.-Y. Bouguet. Precise Visibility Determination of Displays in Camera Images. IEEE ICME2005, Amsterdam, Netherland, July 6-8, 2005. [PDF]
  • A. Hofmann, E. Hörster, M. Dörfler, J. Weinzierl, L.-P. Schmidt. End Face Coupling as Detachable Connection of Dielectric aveguides at 75 GHz and 300 GHz. Conference Digest of the 2004 Joint 29th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 12th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics. Karlsruhe, 2004
  • A. Hofmann, E. Hörster, J. Weinzierl, L.-P. Schmidt, H. Brand. Flexible Low-Loss Dielectric Waveguides for THz Frequencies with Transitions to Metal Waveguides. Proceedings of 33rd EuMC. München, 2003

Technical Reports

  • Thomas Greif, Eva Hörster, Rainer Lienhart. Correlated Topic Models for Image Retrieval Technical Report 2008-xx, Institute of Computer Science, University of Augsburg, July 2008. [PDF]


Presentations

  • R. Lienhart and E. Hörster. Results of the Algorithm Competition on Foreground Segmentation at VSSN06. in 4th ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks (VSSN06), Oct. 2006. [PDF]

Diploma Thesis

  • Eva Hörster: Calibration of Cameras and Displays in a Distributed Computing Platform, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, December 2004. [PDF]

Teaching

WS 08/09

  • Media Mining I (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)

SS 08

  • Bayesian Networks (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)
  • Digital Image Processing (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)

WS 07/08

  • Informatik I (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)

SS 07

  • Media Mining II (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)
  • Seminar "Objekterkennung in Bildern und Videos"

WS 06/07

  • Praktikum Video-Signal-Processing

SS 06

  • Media Mining II (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)
  • Systemnahe Informatik (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)

WS 05/06

  • Informatik I (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)

SS 05

  • Media Mining II (assistant to Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart)
  • Seminar Audio-Visual Signal Processing