Each semester Professor Ralph Ewerth offers a course at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Compupter Science at Leibniz Universität Hannover. Additionally, the Visual Analytics research group supervises different laboratory work and theses.

Courses at Leibniz Universität Hannover

Winter Semester 2017/2018

Summer Semester 2017

Winter Semester 2016/2017

Summer Semester 2016

Bachelor and Master Thesis

Open Topics: 

  • Search as Learning (SaL): Investigating the Impact of Images and Videos in SaL Scenarios 
  • Using Knowledge Graphs for Video Question Answering
  • Analysing and Linking Graphical Representations in Computer Science Publications to their Implementation 
  • Linking Formulas in Scientific Publication with their Software Implementation
  • Date and Geolocation Estimation of Historical Photos
  • Nutzerstudie zum Lernen mit Videos im TIB AV-Portal 
  • Automatic Captioning for Scholarly figures and Images in Scientific Publications 
  • Information Extraction from Scientific (Textual) Publications for Knowledge Graph Enrichment  
  • Improving OCR for Recognizing Text in Scientific Videos
  • Developing of a Tracking Concept for the AV Portal

Under progress:


      • Classification of figures and relevant text relations in scientific documents
        edited by Sebastian Holzki
      • Person identification in image data of the internet archive
        edited by Sebastian Diering 
      • Aligning and visualising positon and video data of football games
      • Automatic classification of team formations in football games using position data
        edited by Jonas Theiner 
      • Evaluation of data augmentation techniques for formula recognition in images 
      • Content analysis and result visualization for video analytics
      • Automatic analysis of student drawings in chemistry lessons using machine learning
        • A system for exploring relations between scientific publications and software implementations
          edited by Jascha Hagen
          completed in November 2017 
        • Image geolocation estimation using context information
          edited by Kader Pustu-Iren 
          completed in October 2017
        • Enriching scientific videos with information from open data sources
          completed in October 2017
        • Synthesizing face variations from limited data for face recognition
          completed in May 2017 
        • Estimating the information gap between textual and graphical representations
          edited by Christian Henning
          completed in January 2017