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Saarland University, Germany

Image Processing

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  • Bachelor Award: On November 24, 2017, Edgar Tretschk has been awarded for his bachelor studies in computer science. His thesis on "Variational Pansharpening with Nonlinear Anisotropic Diffusion" was written in our group.

  • Computer Science Teaching Award: On October 16, 2017, a Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer science students has been given to Pascal Peter for his class on "Image Compression".

  • ICISP 2018 Invited Speaker: Joachim Weickert will be an invited speaker at the International Conference on Image and Signal Processing 2018 (Cherbourg, France, July 2-4, 2018).

  • 2017 Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow: During September 2017, Joachim Weickert was a Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, located at the University of Cambridge (UK).

  • Ph.D. Defence: On June 16, 2017, Sebastian Hoffmann has defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Competitive Image Compression with Linear PDEs". Prof. Gerlind Plonka-Hoch (University of Göttingen) was external committee member.

  • DCC 2018 Plenary Lecture: Joachim Weickert is going to give an invited plenary lecture on inpainting-based image compression at the 2018 Data Compression Conference (DCC 2018, Snowbird, Utah, USA, March 27-30, 2018). The DCC is the leading conference in the field of data compression.

  • Computer Science Teaching Award: On April 18, 2017, a Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer science students has been given to Joachim Weickert for his class on "Mathematics for Computer Scientists III".

  • ERC Advanced Grant: Joachim Weickert has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his proposal "INCOVID: Inpainting-based Compression of Visual Data". This prestigious grant by the European Research Council (ERC) provides funding of up to 2.46 million Euro over a period of five years. It supports our research on a new generation of methods for compressing images and videos more efficiently.

  • GAMM 2018 Plenary Lecture: Joachim Weickert is going to give an invited plenary lecture at the 89th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2018, TU Munich, Germany, March 19-23, 2018).

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