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Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Dittmar, geb. Lanz

Vita & Research topics

2010 - 2014scientific staff member at the Department of Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics
02/2010 - 07/2010scientific staff member at the Fraunhofer IDMT, Ilmenau
2004 - 2010study of Media Technology at the Ilmenau University of Technology

Research topics

  • Recognition of facial expressions using time-of-flight cameras


Papers available for download on the lab's publication page



Lanz, C., Denzler, J., Gross, H.-M.
Mimikdysfunktionen: Konzeption eines therapiebegleitenden Trainingssystems.
in: Proc. of 6th German AAL Conference (AAL 2013), Berlin, Germany, pp. 186-195, VDE Verlag

Lanz, C., Olgay, B., Denzler, J., Gross, H.-M.
Automated Classification of Therapeutic Face Exercises using the Kinect.
in: Proc. 8th Int. Joint Conf. on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2013), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 556-565   - Best Student Paper Award 

Lanz, C., Denzler, J., Gross, H.-M.
Robust landmark localization for facial therapy applications.
in: Proc. 4th European Conf. on Technically Assisted Rehabilitation (TAR 2013), Berlin, Germany, 4 pages



Lanz, C., Nowak, S., Kuehhirt, U.
Determination of categories for tagging and automated classification of film scenes.
in: Proc. of the 8th European Conference on Interactive TV and Video (EuroITV 2010), Tampere, Finland, pp. 297-300

Lanz, C., Lukashevich, H., Nowak, S.
Automated classification of film scenes based on film grammar.
in: Proc. of the Workshop Audiovisuelle Medien (WAM 2010): Digitale Mediendistribution, Chemnitz, Deutschland, ISBN: 978-3-000311-13-0, pp. 143-155



Dunker, P., Nowak, S., Begau, A., Lanz, C.
Content-based mood classification for photos and music: a generic multi-modal classification framework and evaluation approach.
in: Proc. of the 1st ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR'08), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 97-104