LorenSchwarz

Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

Loren Schwarz

Dr. Loren Schwarz
Dipl. Inf. (Univ.)

Current Affiliation: BMW Group
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Publications

My PhD thesis "Machine Learning for Human Motion Analysis and Gesture Recognition" can be viewed online here.

2013
J. Lallemand, O. Pauly, L. Schwarz, D. J. Tan , S. Ilic
Multi-task Forest for Human Pose Estimation in Depth Images. (Oral Presentation)
In Proc. International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV 2013) (bib)
2012
A. Bigdelou, L. Schwarz, T. Benz, N. Navab
A Flexible Platform for Developing Context-Aware 3D Gesture-based Interfaces
International ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), Lissabon, Portugal, February 2012 (bib)
A. Bigdelou, L. Schwarz, N. Navab
An Adaptive Solution for Intra-operative Gesture-based Human-Machine Interaction
International ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), Lissabon, Portugal, February 2012 (bib)
A. Bigdelou, T. Benz, L. Schwarz, N. Navab
Customizable Gesturing Interface for the Operating Room using Kinect
ChaLearn Gesture Challenge, CVPR Workshop on Gesture Recognition, Providence, Rhode Island, June 2012 (bib)
A. Bigdelou, T. Benz, L. Schwarz, N. Navab
Simultaneous Categorical and Spatio-Temporal 3D Gestures Using Kinect
IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), Orange County, CA, March 2012 (bib)
L. Schwarz, A. Mkhitaryan, D. Mateus, N. Navab
Human Skeleton Tracking from Depth Data Using Geodesic Distances and Optical Flow
Image and Vision Computing, Volume 30 (2012), p. 217-226 (bib)
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, N. Navab
Recognizing Multiple Human Activities and Tracking Full-Body Pose in Unconstrained Environments
Pattern Recognition, Volume 45 (2012), p. 11-23 (bib)
R. Stauder, V. Belagiannis, L. Schwarz, A. Bigdelou, E. Soehngen, S. Ilic, N. Navab
A User-Centered and Workflow-Aware Unified Display for the Operating Room
MICCAI Workshop on Modeling and Monitoring of Computer Assisted Interventions (M2CAI), Nice, France, October 2012 (bib)
D. Mateus, C. Wachinger, S. Atasoy, L. Schwarz, N. Navab
Learning Manifolds: Design Analysis for Medical Applications
2012. Kenji Suzuki (Ed.), "Machine Learning in Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Medical Imaging Intelligence and Analysis", pp. 403-418. IGI Global, doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-0059-1. (bib)
2011
L. Schwarz, A. Bigdelou, N. Navab
Learning Gestures for Customizable Human-Computer Interaction in the Operating Room
Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Toronto, Canada, September 2011 (bib)
L. Schwarz, A. Mkhitaryan, D. Mateus, N. Navab
Estimating Human 3D Pose from Time-of-Flight Images Based on Geodesic Distances and Optical Flow
IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), Santa Barbara, USA, March 2011 (bib)
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, J. Lallemand, N. Navab
Tracking Planes with Time of Flight Cameras and J-linkage
IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, Winter Vision Meetings, Hawaii, January 2011 (bib)
2010
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, V. Castaneda, N. Navab
Manifold Learning for ToF-based Human Body Tracking and Activity Recognition
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, August 2010 (bib)
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, N. Navab
Multiple-Activity Human Body Tracking in Unconstrained Environments
Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, VI International Conference, Port d'Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, July 2010 (bib)
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, J. Remi, S. Noachtar, N. Navab
Ambulatory Human Motion Analysis Using a Portable Full-body Tracking System
Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health, 7th International Conference, Berlin, Germany, May 2010 (bib)
2009
L. Schwarz, D. Mateus, N. Navab
Discriminative Human Full-Body Pose Estimation from Wearable Inertial Sensor Data
3D Physiological Human (3DPH), 2nd International Workshop, Zermatt, Switzerland, November 2009 (bib)
2007
A. Khamene, L. Schwarz, D. Zikic, F. Azar, E. Rietzel, N. Navab
A Unified and Efficient Approach for Free-form Deformable Registration
IEEE 11th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, November 2007 (bib)

Awards

Research Projects

Intra-operative Human Computer Interaction and Usability Evaluations

Intra-operative Human Computer Interaction and Usability Evaluations

In medical collaboration with:
Prof. Dr. Markus Schwaiger, Chefarzt, Nuklearmedicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr. Klemens Scheidhauer, Oberarzt, Nuklearmedicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr. Marion Kiechle, Chefarzt, Gynaecology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Munich, Germany
Dr. Stefan Paepke, Leitender Oberarzt, Gynaecology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Munich, Germany
Dr. Andreas Schnelzer, Oberarzt, Gynaecology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Munich, Germany

Scientific Director: Nassir Navab

Contact Person(s): Asli Okur and Ralf Stauder

In industrial collaboration with:
Dr. Joerg Traub, CEO, SurgicEye GmbH, Munich, Germany
Dr. Thomas Wendler, CTO, SurgicEye GmbH, Munich, Germany

Human Motion Analysis using Time-of-Flight (ToF) Cameras

Human Motion Analysis using Time-of-Flight (ToF) Cameras

Scientific Director: Nassir Navab

Contact Person(s): Loren Schwarz

Activity Recognition and Pose Estimation using Wearable Inertial Sensors

Activity Recognition and Pose Estimation using Wearable Inertial Sensors

Scientific Director: Nassir Navab

Contact Person(s): Loren Schwarz

(Co-)Supervised Students

  • Joé Lallemand (Diploma Thesis) - finished
  • Artashes Mkhitaryan (Master's Thesis) - finished
  • Joé Lallemand (IDP) - finished
  • Bernhard Fürst (Hiwi) - finished
  • Johannes Schlicker (Bachelor's Thesis) - finished
  • Fabian Franzelin (Bachelor's Thesis) - finished

Teaching Assistance

Diploma Thesis

L. Schwarz, A. Khamene, D. Zikic, N. Navab
Non-rigid Registration Using Free-form Deformations
Technische Universität München, 2007


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