Dr.-Ing. Fabian Timm

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Research & Development Engineer

Robert Bosch GmbH
Robert-Bosch-Platz 1
70839 Gerlingen-Schillerhöhe

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Phone:
+49 711 811-0
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Research Interests 

Machine Learning 

  • One-class learning
  • Support vector classification
  • Kernel density estimation
  • Feature extraction
  • Model selection

Computer Vision

  • Image analysis
  • Object detection
  • Feature extraction
  • Image segmentation
  • Real-time applications

Demos and Experiments

  • Video on accurate eye centre localization, find paper presented at VISAPP 201 1 below
  • Analysis of human eye movements for the inspection of "Waldo" images: preliminary results

Bachelor's / Master's / Diploma-Thesis 

  • 3D-Skeletonisation (finished by Kristian Ehlers)
  • Where is Waldo? (finished by Nadine Traulsen)
  • Can y ou find the defect? (finished by Nadine Traulsen)

Source Code and Datasets

  • OneClassMaxMinOv er (OMMO) for training a one-class support v ector machine [matlab code]
  • Artificial images for the detection of round objects

 

Curriculum vitae

January 2012 - 

Research & Development Engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany .

November 2011 - December 2011

Post-Doc at the Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, University of Lübeck, Germany.

December 2006 - November 2011

PhD student at the Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, Univ ersity of Lübeck, Germany .

PhD thesis "Machine Vision for Inspection and Novelty Detection", submitted Jun 2011

December 2005 - October 2006

Diploma thesis "Methods for the Optical Inspection of Xenon-Lamps"

At Philips Global Technology Dev elopment Aachen (Lighting)

October 2001 - November 2006

Student of Computer Science, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics at the Univ ersity of Lübeck. Graduated

with the degree of Dipl.-Inf.

Publikationen

2012

  • Timm, F. and Barth, E.: Novelty Detection for the Inspection of Light-emitting Diodes: Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 3413-3422, 2012
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2011

  • Klement, S., Timm, F., and Barth, E.: Illumination correction for image stitching: Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications (IMAGAPP), vol. 1, INSTICC, Algarve, Portugal, pp. 81-86, 2011
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  • Timm, F. and Barth, E.: Non-parametric texture defect detection using Weibull features: Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications IV, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, San Francisco, USA, 2011
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  • Timm, F. and Barth, E.: Accurate, fast, and robust centre localisation for images of semiconductor components: Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications IV, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, San Francisco, USA, 2011
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  • Timm, F. and Barth, E.: Accurate eye centre localisation by means of gradients: Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (VISAPP), vol. 1, INSTICC, Algarve, Portugal, pp. 125-130, 2011
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2010

  • Timm, F. and Martinetz, T.: Statistical Fourier Descriptors for Defect Image Classification: Proceedings of the 20th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), IEEE Computer Society Press, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 4190-4193, 2010
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  • Timm, F., Martinetz, T., and Barth, E.: Optical Inspection of Welding Seams: Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics: Theory and Applications, Revised Selected Papers, vol. 68, Springer Series Communications in Computer Science and Information Science, pp. 269-282, 2010
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2009

  • Timm, F., Klement, S., Martinetz, T., and Barth, E.: Welding Inspection Using Novel Specularity Features and A One-Class SVM: Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (VISAPP), vol. 1, INSTICC, Lisboa, Portugal, pp. 146-153, 2009
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2008

  • Labusch, K., Timm, F., and Martinetz, T.: Simple Incremental One-Class Support Vector Classification: Pattern Recognition - Proceedings of the DAGM, Rigoll, G. (Ed.), pp. 21-30, 2008
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  • Timm, F., Klement, S., and Martinetz, T.: Fast Model Selection for MaxMinOver-based Training of Support Vector Machines: Proceedings of the 19th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), IEEE Computer Society Press, Tampa, Florida, USA, 2008
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2006

  • Timm, F.: Methoden zur optischen Qualitätskontrolle. Anwendung in der Produktion von Xenon-Lampen: , 2006, Full version: Please contact the author via email
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