The Visual Computing Group offers a variety of lectures and seminars on a regular basis, covering hot areas in computer graphics, vision, and machine learning. Further details are provided on the corresponding lecture websites.

2017 Winter


Lecture3D Scanning & Motion Capture
DescriptionThis hands-on lecture focuses on cutting-edge 3D reconstruction approaches, including volumetric fusion approaches on implicit functions, face tracking, hand tracking, and much more! We also cover essential optimization techniques such as Gauss-Newton and Levenberg-Marquardt.
ContactProf. Dr. Matthias Nießner
TAs: M.Sc. Justus Thies,  M.Sc. Aljaž Božič
LectureDeep Learning for Computer Vision
DescriptionIntroduction to Deep Learning for Computer Vision. This lecture focuses on modern machine learning techniques, such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), and Generative Models (GANs).
ContactProf. Dr. Matthias Nießner,   Dr. Laura Leal-Taixé
TAs: M.Sc. Thomas Frerix,  M.Sc. Ji Hou,  M.Sc. Andreas Rössler,  M.Sc. Tim Meinhardt
SeminarVisual Computing Seminar
DescriptionThis is the research seminar of the Visual Computing Group. We discuss hot trends and ongoing work in computer vision, graphics, and machine learning.
ContactProf. Dr. Matthias Nießner

2017 Summer


LectureDeep Learning for Computer Vision
DescriptionIntroduction to Deep Learning for Computer Vision. This lecture focuses on modern machine learning techniques, such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), and Generative Models (GANs).
ContactDr. Laura Leal-Taixé,   Prof. Dr. Matthias Nießner
TAs: M.Sc. Thomas Frerix,  M.Sc. Tim Meinhardt
SeminarMachine Learning in Graphics
DescriptionIn this course, students will investigate recent research about machine learning techniques in the computer graphics area. Independent investigation for further reading, critical analysis, and evaluation of the topic are required.
ContactProf. Dr. Nils Thuerey,   Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Westermann,   Prof. Dr. Matthias Nießner,   Dr. Kiwon Um