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Institute of Visual Computing (IVC)

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Demonstrations in our Showrooms
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Professor Hinkenjann as a guest on WDR Local Time Bonn
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Infosys visits the IVC showroom
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Review of gamescom 2023
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Topics and projects
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The Institute of Visual Computing (IVC) is a research-oriented institute that focuses on the design and development of key technologies in the areas of computer graphics, human-computer interaction, computer vision, visualization, and augmented/mixed/virtual reality. The institute conducts both basic and applied research, thus creating the basis for successful knowledge and technology transfer and practice-oriented, high-quality teaching.


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Alumni besuchen Showroom Visualisierung

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The IVC invites you to gamble in the Game Studio

Alexander Marquardt verteidigt seine Doktorarbeit

Congratulations Dr.-Ing. Alexander Marquardt!

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H-BRS establishes itself as a player in the games sector

Press releases

Campus Universidad Castilla-la Mancha (UCLM)

Tue, 20. February 2024

Inaugural visit to the new partner university in Spain

Nadine Kutz from the Team International of the Department of Computer Science visited the new Erasmus+ partner university Universidad Castilla-La Mancha in Albacete, Spain, during February 13-16, 2024.

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FB Informatik: KI-Workshop: Gestaltung zukünftiger Lehre

Mon, 19. February 2024

AI workshop on the topic: Shaping future teaching - off to a successful start

The rapid development of AI is creating new challenges in teaching and requires a rethink. Prof Dr Sascha Alda opened the first workshop in the Department of Computer Science at H-BRS.

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Weiberfastnacht im Fachbereich Informatik

Thu, 16. February 2023

The tie is off! Alaaf!

It has become a tradition. At 11:11 a.m. on the dot, the tie of Dean Prof Dr Sascha Alda was cut off by Anette Schiffmann! Now it's time to celebrate Weiberfastnacht! Please note that special opening hours apply on these festive days! 

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VDI Förderpreisverleihung, Platz 1 für Ahmed Faisal Abdelrahman

Thu, 01. February 2024

VDI Sponsorship Award 2024: 1st place for Ahmed Faisal Abdelrahman

Based on the way the brain works, Abdelrahman's research (at H-BRS in the Master's degree programme in Autonomous Systems) is looking for an approach that aims to improve the learning ability and adaptability of robots by enabling them to move safely in unstructured environments.

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Thu, 25. January 2024

Researcher from Ukraine visits the H-BRS

Professor Mariia Dorosh from the Ukrainian H-BRS partner university Chernihiv Polytechnic National University was a guest at the university for a month. Together with computer science professor Petra Haferkorn, she worked on a study on information security during this time. A surprise for the researcher was how the german public reacts to the war in ukraine.

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Announcement: System lockdown on 7 and 8 March 2024

Access to several central systems will have to be blocked on 7 and 8 March 2024 for  necessary work related to the implementation of the campus management system HISinOne (Apollo). This will cause considerable disruptions throughout the university on the aforementioned days, especially in the examination and student administration.

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Fachbereichsratssitzung im FB Informatik März 2024

Der Fachbereichsrat lädt zu seiner Sitzung ein.

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Fachbereichsratssitzung im FB Informatik April 2024

Der Fachbereichsrat lädt zu seiner Sitzung ein.

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Fachbereichsratssitzung im FB Informatik Mai 2024

Der Fachbereichsrat lädt zu seiner Sitzung ein.

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Summer party in the Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science celebrates its summer party!

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Publications IVC

At the Institute for Visual Computing (IVC), we are proud of our extensive collection of scientific publications resulting from numerous research projects funded by the institute itself and by external partners.

The IVC has produced a wealth of scientific publications stemming from a wide range of research projects. These publications are the fruits of our commitment to advancing knowledge and understanding in the fields of computer graphics, human-computer interaction, computer vision, visualisation and augmented/mixed/virtual reality.

Our research outputs are a direct result of both Institute-funded initiatives and projects supported by external funding sources. These projects form the backbone of our academic contributions, fostering innovation and contributing to the wider scientific community.

Explore our extensive library of academic publications that demonstrate the breadth and depth of our research endeavours. From ground-breaking developments in medical imaging to interactive virtual reality applications, the IVC is dedicated to shaping the future of visual technologies.


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"Hochschulperle" for the new game studio

IVC Workshop Showroom Visualisierung

Transfer workshop in the Showroom Visualization

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Games Technology Network (GTN) Workshop

GTN Workshop Kultur

GTN meets culture “Games for future experiences”

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IVC presents showroom at nationwide Digitaltag 2022

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fringe ensemble meets IVC

Drummerin am Gig-Simulator

Usability-Tests on Mixed Reality at drummer's focus Köln




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