Prof. Dr.-Ing. Erhardt Barth

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Stellvertretender Direktor
Institut für Neuro- und Bioinformatik
Ratzeburger Allee 160 (Geb. 64)
23562 Lübeck

Email: erhardt.barth(at)
Phone: +49 451 3101 5503
Fax: +49 451 3101 5504


Current research interests

Main research interests are in Computer Vision and Machine Learning. A further interest is in biological vision, which is used as a source of inspiration for solving computer vision problems and for building enhanced vision systems that can compensate the strengths and weaknesses of both human and computer vision.


Brief biography

Prof. Barth leads the research on human and machine vision at the INB. He obtained his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich in 1994, was a Research Associate at the Department of Communications Engineering in Munich and a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, Melbourne University, Australia, where he was supported by the Gottlieb-Daimler and Karl-Benz Foundation. He then was a researcher at the Department of Medical Psychology, University of Munich, and a Klaus-Piltz fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin. In 1997/98 he was a member of the NASA Vision Science and Technology Group   at NASA Ames, Moffet Field, California. In May 2000 he received a Schloessmann Award from the Max-Planck Gesellschaft. Since then, he initiated and conducted a number of basic and applied research projects, and started a few companies (e.g. ARTTS, GazeCom, PRC, gestigon).


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