Department of Computer Graphic and Multimedia

The research activities of the institute are mainly focused on general computer graphics algorithms and imaging algorithms, processing and recognition of speech signals, animation and rendering of complex scenes, modern methods of human-computer interaction, image and signal processing, processing of medical data, and their proper interpretation.

The main research topics are:

  • Speech processing
  • Image and video processing
  • Medical imaging and physical 3D models
  • Natural language processing and knowledge representation
  • Dynamic models and control systems in aviation

Unique know-how of the given research unit:

  • Specimen – Holographic display
  • Invention, utility model – “The Method of data distribution
  • through a loop and a block of the loop for execution of this method“ (PV 2010-256)
  • Invention – Equipment for detection and classification of an image
  • Invention – Equipment for image re-sampling

Developed software:

  • KiWi Information Extraction Service
  • System for presentation of lectures including speech recognition: http://superlectures.com
  • Automatic SVM creator in SGE environment
  • Automatic Video Editing Software
  • Camera Localization using RANSAC
  • CUDA Nonnegative Tensor Factorization Library
  • CUDA PCA Matlab Library
  • Generator of Algebraic Expressions for Classification
  • Graph isomorphism detector
  • MediaDiff, software
  • Mesh Smoothing Tools

Brief characteristics of the research unit:

Research activities of the department are mainly focused on general computer graphics algorithms, rendering, processing and recognition of speech signals, animation in three-dimensional space, modern methods of interaction in three-dimensional space, image processing, and applications. To our partners we can for example offer:Speech recognition (detection of key words, speakers, language etc.)

  • Image and video interpretation (detection of objects and persons)
  • Medical data analysis and 3D models development
  • Modeling and simulation of aircraft dynamics
  • Natural language analysis and semantic interpretation, inference of
  • Internet knowledge

Key research equipment:

  • Massive computing environment: more than 500 CPUs including 3 IBM-Blade centers, all running Linux, file servers with total capacity of more than 20 TeraBytes, speech, language, video and image databases
  • 3D scanner Minolta VIVID 800
  • Graphic accelerator board CAMEA DX6 with DSP TI C6711 and FPGA Virtex E-300
  • Recording equipment with HDTV video-camera, hyperbolic mirror (for 360° view)
  • „Stereo“ video-projector with 2 large-area LCD displays
  • Rapid prototyping equipment including (3D printer) Z310 from Z-corporation for 3D modeling of human tissues using data from medical diagnostic devices like CT (computer tomography) or MR (magnetic resonation)
  • Prototype device for 3D technology of digital print
FaLang translation system by Faboba