188.942 Seminar on Image and Video Analysis and Synthesis
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • independently research scientific literature in the field of image and video analysis and synthesis and to critically deal with it
  • write a simple scientific paper that complies with the rules of academic practice
  • summarize the findings of their literary work in a technical presentation and to discuss them in a group of colleagues

Subject of course

Seminar on selected topics in the area of image and video analysis and synthesis. The thematic foci of the winter semester 2023/24 will be announced at the preliminary meeting.


Teaching methods

In the course of the seminar and through individual monitoring, students will be familiarized with the procedure of literature research, critical assessment and follow-up work by writing a seminar paper. Although approaches will depend on the selected topic of the paper, students should focus on scientific literature in English. Another important aspect of this seminar will be the practicing of students' presentation skills, as there is individual feedback given after the final presentations.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Preliminary meeting: Thursday, Oct. 12th 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 in the Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) seminar room. The final presentations are expected to be held on Thursday, Jan. 18th 2024, 09:00 – 12:00 in the Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) seminar room. The actual time and date will be announced as soon as the number of participants is known. Further dates will be announced in this first meeting.

This course represents 3 ECTS (= 75 hours) and approximately 12 hours of these require compulsory attendance (for the final presentations, preliminary meeting, etc.).  The remaining hours are intended for the creation and completion of your written paper and presentation slides as well as individual supervision (including feedback on the seminar papers and presentations).

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Thu10:00 - 12:0012.10.2023 Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2)Preliminary Meeting
Thu09:00 - 12:0018.01.2024 Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2)Final Presentations

Examination modalities

  • Grading of a written seminar paper (to be handed in online, in the TUWEL course)
  • Assessment of scientific presentation
  • Participation in discussions

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
28.08.2023 12:00 08.10.2023 23:59 08.10.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 932 Visual Computing Mandatory elective
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Not specified
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

A working knowledge of image and video analysis and synthesis is essential. This knowledge can be acquired in relevant courses of the Bachelor's Program Media Informatics and Visual Computing as well as the Master's Programs Media and Human-Centered Computing or Visual Computing.


if required in English