Jun.-Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci

Eberhard-Karls-Universit├Ąt T├╝bingen
Wilhelm-Schickard Institut f├╝r Informatik
Lehrstuhl Technische Informatik
Sand 13, C221
72076 T├╝bingen

Telefon: +49 7071 29 74015

E-Mail: enkelejda.kasneci

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Research Interests

  • Eye-tracking methods and applications, especially eye tracking in the wild
  • Applied machine learning
  • Eye movements and driving
  • Autonomous driving and Driver Observation Technology
  • Eye movements and VR/AR

Academic Career

  • since 12/2015 Junior Professorship for Perception Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of T├╝bingen, T├╝bingen, Germany.
  • 09/2013 -11/2015 Senior Researcher Margarete-von-Wrangell-Fellowship, Department of Computer Science, University of T├╝bingen, T├╝bingen, Germany.
  • 09/2008 - 09/2013 PhD defense in September 2013, Research assistant, Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of T├╝bingen, T├╝bingen, Germany.
  • 05/2007 - 09/2008 Research Assistant, Simulation of Large Systems, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 04/2005 - 08/2005 Electronic Systems and Devices Group (Prof. B. Al-Hashimi), University of Southampton, UK.
  • 10/2001 - 03/2007 Studies of Computer Science, University of Stuttgart.

Invited Talks

  • 2017: Eye-Tracking w├Ąhrend des Fahrens, OCG Jahresopening 2017, Vienna
  • 2016: ItÔÇÖs in your eyes ÔÇô How eye tracking will shape our future, Ada-Lovelace-Festival, Berlin
  • 2016: Maschinelles Lernen und Eye-Tracking-Technologie zur Erforschung der Mechanismen der visuellen Wahrnehmung, INFORMATIK2016, Klagenfurt
  • 2015: Eye tracking in natural settings - Challenges and opportunities, Institut f├╝r Neuro- und Bioinformatik, Universit├Ąt zu L├╝beck
  • 2015: Arbitrarily shaped areas of interest based on gaze density gradient, European Conference on Eye Movements, ECEM 2015, Vienna
  • 2015: Exploiting the potential of eye movements analysis in the driving context, Perceptual User Interfaces Group, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbr├╝cken
  • 2015: Eye movements and driving, Volkswagen Research Center, Wolfsburg
  • 2014: Online Eye-Tracking Data Analysis, SMI Vision, Research Center Berlin
  • 2013: Towards the Automated Recognition of Assistance Need for Drivers with Impaired Visual Field, Mercedes-Benz Technology Center Sindelfingen

Scholarships, Awards and Administrative Functions

  • since 2016 Fast Track program of the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Excellence and Leadership Skills for Outstanding Women in Science)
  • 2016 NVIDIA Hardware Grant
  • 2014 - 2015 Margarete-von-Wrangell-Fellowship
  • 2001-2007 Scholarship of the Robert-Bosch-Stiftung

Teaching

  • Seminar: Eye Tracking in Mobile Computing and Virtual Reality WS1617
  • Proseminar: Technische Anwendungen der Informatik: Hard- und Software aktueller Eye-Tracking-Systeme SS16
  • Vorlesung: Eye Movements and Visual Perception
  • Praktikum: Programmieren mobiler eingebetteter Systeme WS1516, WS1617
  • Seminar: Computational models of visual attention SS15, SS16
  • Proseminar: Algorithmen f├╝r den Vergleich visueller Suchpfade - WS13/14
  • Praktikum: Programmieren mobiler eingebetteter Systeme - WS13/14, WS11/12, WS10/11
  • Programmierprojekt: Keep your eyes open - SS13, SS14 SS15
  • Seminar: Statistical methods for analysis of experimental data - SS13
  • Vorlesung/├ťbung: SW-Entwicklung und Echtzeitaspekte von Eingebetteten Systemen - WS11/12, WS10/11
  • Seminar: Automotive-IT - WS11/12, SS10, WS09/10
  • Programmierprojekt: Programmieren eines drahtlosen Informations- und Aktionssystems - SS11, SS10
  • Seminar: Maschinelles Lernen und k├╝nstliche neuronale Netze in der biomedizinischen Anwendung - SS11
  • Seminar: Eingebettete Systeme - WS10/11

Publications (see also Enkelejda Tafaj)

 Alle Publikationen im BibTex-Format

    2017

      2017
      • S. Eivazi, A. Hafez, W. Fuhl, H. Afkari, E. Kasneci, M. Lehecka, R. Bednarik
          Optimal eye movement strategies: a comparison of neurosurgeons gaze patterns when using a surgical microscope
        Acta Neurochirurgica, 159 (6), p.959ÔÇô966
      Mai 2017
      • T. Santini, W. Fuhl, E. Kasneci
         CalibMe: Fast and Unsupervised Eye Tracker Calibration for Gaze-Based Pervasive Human-Computer Interaction
        Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
      • W. Fuhl, T. C. K├╝bler, D. Hospach, O. Bringmann, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
          Ways of improving the precision of eye tracking data: Controlling the influence of dirt and dust on pupil detection
        Journal of Eye Movement Research, 10 (3)
      M├Ąrz 2017
      • E. Kasneci, T.C. K├╝bler, K. Broelemann, G. Kasneci
          Aggregating physiological and eye tracking signals to predict perception in the absence of ground truth
        Computers in Human Behavior, Elsevier, 68, p.450ÔÇô455
      • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, E. Kasneci
          Fast and Robust Eyelid Outline and Aperture Detection in Real-World Scenarios
        IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2017)
      • G. Dambros, J. Ungewiss, T. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, M. Sp├╝ler
          Monitoring Response Quality During Campimetry Via Eye-Tracking
        Proceedings of the 22st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2017, ACM
      • Shahram Eivazi, Michael Slupina, Wolfgang Fuhl, Hoorieh Afkari, Ahmad Hafez, Enkelejda Kasneci
          Towards automatic skill evaluation in microsurgery
        Proceedings of the 22st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2017, ACM
      • Shahram Eivazi, Wolfgang Fuhl, Enkelejda Kasneci
          Towards Intelligent Surgical Microscopes: SurgeonsÔÇÖ Gaze and Instrument Tracking
        Proceedings of the 22st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2017, ACM
      Februar 2017
      • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, D. Geisler, T. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci
          EyeLad: Remote Eye Tracking Image Labeling Tool
        12th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2017)
      • T. Santini, W. Fuhl, D. Geisler, E. Kasneci
          EyeRecToo: Open-Source Software for Real-Time Pervasive Head-Mounted Eye-Tracking
        12th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2017)
      • D. Geisler, W. Fuhl, T. Santini, E. Kasneci
          Saliency Sandbox: Bottom-Up Saliency Framework
        12th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2017)
      Publikationen ohne Monatsangabe 2017
      • E. Kasneci, G. Hardiess
          Driving with Homonymous Visual Field Defect.
        In Homonymous Visual Field Defects. Springer International Publishing
      • E. Kasneci, A. A. Black, J. M. Wood
         Eye tracking as a tool to evaluate functional ability in everyday tasks in glaucoma
        Journal of Ophthalmology, Article ID 6425913
      • C. Braunagel, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
         Online Recognition of Driver-Activity based on Visual Scanpath Classification
        IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, , p.in press
      • C. Braunagel, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
         Ready for Take-Over? A New Driver Assistance System for an Automated Classification of Driver Take-Over Readiness
        IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, , p.in press

      2016

        Dezember 2016
        • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, C. Reichert, D. Claus, A. Herkommer, H. Bahmani, K. Rifai, S. Wahl, E. Kasneci
            Non-Intrusive Practitioner Pupil Detection for Unmodified Microscope Oculars
          Computers in Biology and Medicine, 79, p.36ÔÇô44
        Oktober 2016
        • T.C. K├╝bler, W. Fuhl, R. Rosenberg, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
            Novel methods for analysis and visualization of saccade trajectories
          ECCV Workshop VISART 2016
        September 2016
        • T. Appel, T. Santini, E. Kasneci
            Brightness- and Motion-Based Blink Detection for Head-Mounted Eye Trackers
          ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct publication -- PETMEI 2016 - To appear
        • W. Fuhl, D. Geisler, T. Santini, E. Kasneci
            Evaluation of State-of-the-Art Pupil Detection Algorithms on Remote Eye Images
          ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct publication -- PETMEI 2016
        • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, D. Geisler, T. K├╝bler, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
            Eyes Wide Open? Eyelid Location and Eye Aperture Estimation for Pervasive Eye Tracking in Real-World Scenarios
          ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct publication -- PETMEI 2016
        • H. Bahmani, W. Fuhl, E. Gutierrez, E. Kasneci, S. Wahl
           Feature-based attentional influences on the accommodation response
          Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting Abstract
        Juli 2016
        • T.C. K├╝bler, C. Rothe, U. Schiefer, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
            SubsMatch 2.0: Scanpath comparison and classification based on subsequence frequencies
          Behavior Research Methods, online first, p.1-17
        Juni 2016
        • Wolfgang Fuhl, Marc Tonsen, Andreas Bulling, Enkelejda Kasneci
            Pupil detection for head-mounted eye tracking in the wild: An evaluation of the state of the art
          Machine Vision and Applications, p.1-14
        M├Ąrz 2016
        • T. Santini, W. Fuhl, T. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci
            Bayesian Identification of Fixations, Saccades, and Smooth Pursuits
          Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA), p.163--170
        • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, T. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci
            ElSe: Ellipse Selection for Robust Pupil Detection in Real-World Environments
          Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA), p.123--130
        • C. Braunagel, D. Geisler, W. Stolzmann, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
            On the necessity of adaptive eye movement classification in conditionally automated driving scenarios
          ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, ETRA 2016
        • T.C. K├╝bler, T. Rittig, J. Ungewiss, C. Krauss, E. Kasneci [Clear vision award for the best short paper]
            Rendering refraction and reflection of eyeglasses for synthetic eye tracker images
          ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA 2016
        Februar 2016
        • E.G. Mlot, H. Bahmani, S. Wahl, E. Kasneci
            3D Gaze Estimation Using Eye Vergence
          9th International Conference on Health Informatics, Healthinf 2016,
        • T. Santini, W. Fuhl, T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci
            EyeRec: An Open-source Data Acquisition Software for Head-mounted Eye-tracking
          Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP), Vol.3: VISAPP, p.386--391

        2015

          Dezember 2015
          • T.C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel, K. Aehling, M. Heister, K. Nagel, U. Schiefer, E. Papageorgiou
               Driving with Homonymous Visual Field Defects: Driving Performance and Compensatory Gaze Movements
            Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8 (5), p.1-11
          November 2015
          Oktober 2015
          • T.C. K├╝bler, S. Eivazi, E. Kasneci
              Automated Visual Scanpath Analysis Reveals the Expertise Level of Micro-neurosurgeons
            MICCAIÔÇÖ15 Workshop on Interventional Microscopy
          September 2015
          • T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci
              Automated Comparison of Scanpaths in Dynamic Scenes
            Pfeiffer, Thies ; Essig, Kai (Hrsg.): Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Solutions for Automatic Gaze Data Analysis 2015 (SAGA 2015)
          • C. Braunagel, E. Kasneci, W. Stolzmann, W. Rosenstiel
              Driver-Activity Recognition in the Context of Conditionally Autonomous Driving
            18th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2015)
          • W. Fuhl, T. C. K├╝bler, K. Sippel, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
              ExCuSe: Robust Pupil Detection in Real-World Scenarios
            16th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP 2015)
          August 2015
          • W. Fuhl, T. C. K├╝bler, K. Sippel, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
             Arbitrarily shaped areas of interest based on gaze density gradient
            European Conference on Eye Movements, ECEM 2015
          M├Ąrz 2015
          • E. Kasneci, T.C. K├╝bler, C. Braunagel, W. Fuhl, W. Stolzmann, W. Rosenstiel
              Exploiting the potential of eye movements analysis in the driving context
            15. Internationales Stuttgarter Symposium Automobil- und Motorentechnik, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
          Publikationen ohne Monatsangabe 2015
          • T. C. K├╝bler, K. Sippel, W. Fuhl, G. Schievelbein, J. Aufreiter, R. Rosenberg, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
               Analysis of eye movements with Eyetrace
            Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies. Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS). Springer International Publishing
          • E. Kasneci, G. Kasneci, T. K├╝bler, W. Rosenstiel
               Online Recognition of Fixations, Saccades, and Smooth Pursuits for Automated Analysis of Traffic Hazard Perception
            Artificial Neural Networks - Springer Series in Bio-/Neuroinformatics (Ed. Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, Valeri Mladenov, Nikola K. Kasabov), Springer International Publishing
          • J. Ungewiss, T. C. K├╝bler, D. R. Bukenberger, E. Kasneci, U. Schiefer
             Towards Automated Scan Pattern Analysis for Dynamic Scenes
            The Eye, The Brain And The Auto 2015

          2014

            Dezember 2014
            • T. C. K├╝bler, D. R. Bukenberger, J. Ungewiss, A. W├Ârner, C. Rothe, U. Schiefer, W. Rosenstiel, E. Kasneci
                Towards automated comparison of eye-tracking recordings in dynamic scenes
              EUVIP 2014
            September 2014
            • E. Kasneci, K. Sippel, K. Aehling, M. Heister, W. Rosenstiel, U. Schiefer, E. Papageorgiou
               Homonymous Visual Field Loss and its Impact on Visual Exploration - A Supermarket Study
              Translational Vision Science & Technology, In Press
            August 2014
            • K. Sippel, E. Kasneci, K. Aehling, M. Heister, W. Rosenstiel, U. Schiefer, E. Papageorgiou
               Binocular Glaucomatous Visual Field Loss and Its Impact on Visual Exploration - A Supermarket Study
              PLoS ONE, 9 (8), p. e106089
            Mai 2014
            • T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel, U. Schiefer, K. Nagel, E. Papageorgiou
               Stress-indicators and exploratory gaze for the analysis of hazard perception in patients with visual field loss
              Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 24, p.231 - 243
            M├Ąrz 2014
            • T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel
               Gaze guidance for the visually impaired
              Proceedings of the 8th Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA 2014, p.383-384
            • E. Kasneci, G. Kasneci, U. Schiefer, W. Rosenstiel
                Rule-based classification of visual field defects
              7th International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2014), (nominated for best paper award)
            • T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel
               SubsMatch: Scanpath Similarity in Dynamic Scenes based on Subsequence Frequencies
              Proceedings of the 8th Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA 2014, p.319-322
            • E. Kasneci, G. Kasneci, T. C. K├╝bler, W. Rosenstiel
                The Applicability of Probabilistic Methods to the Online Recognition of Fixations and Saccades in Dynamic Scenes
              Proceedings of the 8th Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA 2014, p.323-326
            Februar 2014
            • E. Kasneci, K. Sippel, K. Aehling, M. Heister, W. Rosenstiel, U. Schiefer, E. Papageorgiou
               Driving with Binocular Visual Field Loss? A Study on a Supervised On-road Parcours with Simultaneous Eye and Head Tracking
              PLoS ONE, 9 (2), p. e87470

            2013

              Oktober 2013
              • E. Kasneci
                   Towards the Automated Recognition of Assistance Need for Drivers with Impaired Visual Field
                Universit├Ąt T├╝bingen
              September 2013
              • U. Schiefer, T. C. K├╝bler, M. Heister, K. Aehling, K. Sippel, E. Papageorgiou, W. Rosenstiel, E. Tafaj
                 Auswirkungen des visuellen Explorationsverhaltens von Patienten mit binokularen Gesichtsfelddefekten auf alltagsrelevante T├Ątigkeiten ÔÇô Ergebnisse der TUTOR-Studie
                111. DOG-Kongress
              • E. Tafaj, T. C. K├╝bler, G. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel, M. Bogdan
                 Online Classification of Eye Tracking Data for Automated Analysis of Traffic Hazard Perception
                Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning (ICANN 2013)
              Februar 2013
              • E. Tafaj, S. Hempel, M. Heister, K. Aehling, J. Dietzsch, F. Schaeffel, W. Rosenstiel, U. Schiefer
                 A New Method for Assessing the Exploratory Field of View (EFOV)
                6th International Conference on Health Informatics, HEALTHINF 2013

              2012

              • E. Tafaj, G. Kasneci, W. Rosenstiel, M. Bogdan
                 Bayesian Online Clustering of Eye-Tracking Data
                Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA 2012)
              • U. Schiefer, K. Sippel, M. Heister, K. Aehling, C. Heine, K. Januschowski, E. Papageorgiou, W. Rosenstiel, E. Tafaj
                 Erste Ergebnisse der TUTOR-Pilotstudie: Binokulare Gesichtsfeldausf├Ąlle und deren Auswirkungen auf die visuelle Exploration
                Ophthalmologische Nachrichten, 09.2012

              2011

                Juni 2011
                • E. Tafaj, T. C. K├╝bler, J. Peter, U. Schiefer, M. Bogdan and W. Rosenstiel
                   Vishnoo - An Open-Source Software for Vision Research
                  24th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2011), Bristol, UK
                April 2011
                • E. Tafaj, P. Rumbolz, M. Bogdan, J. Wiedemann, W. Rosenstiel
                   Zuk├╝nftige Fahrzeuge adaptieren sich auf den Fahrer: Identifikation charakteristischer Verhaltensmerkmale von Fahrzeugf├╝hrern unter demographischen Gesichtspunkten
                  GMM-Fachbericht Band 69 zur Tagung Automotive meets Electronics 2011, Dortmund
                M├Ąrz 2011
                • S. Lang, P. Drouvelis, E. Tafaj, P. Bastian, B. Sakmann
                   Fast extraction of neuron morphologies from large-scale electron-microscopic image stacks
                  Journal of Computational Neuroscience,
                • V. Melcher, M. Aust, O. Stefani, E. L├Âsch, H. Wilhelm, E. Tafaj
                   Methode zur Messung der physiologischen Blendung im Fahrsimulator
                  57. Fr├╝hjahrskongress der Gesellschaft f├╝r Arbeitswissenschaft e. V.: "Mensch, Technik, Organisation ÔÇô Vernetzung im Produktentstehungs- und -herstellungsprozess", Chemnitz, 03/2011
                Februar 2011
                • E. Tafaj, J. Dietzsch, U. Schiefer, W. Rosenstiel, M. Bogdan
                   Reliable Classification of visual field defects in automated perimetry using clustering
                  Proceedings 8th IASTED/IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, p.446 - 451

                2010

                • J. Wiedemann, M. Horn, W. Rosenstiel, E. Tafaj
                   Fahrzeugentwicklung f├╝r eine Gesellschaft im demografischen Wandel. H. H├Ąfner, K. Beyreuther, W. Schlicht (Hrsg.). Altern gestalten, Medizin, Technik, Umwelt
                  Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
                • E. Tafaj, C. Uebber, J. Dietzsch, U. Schiefer, M. Bogdan, W. Rosenstiel
                   Introduction of a Portable Campimeter Based on a Laptop/Tablet PC
                  Proceedings of the 19th Imaging and Perimetry Society (IPS), Tenerife, Spain
                • E. Tafaj, C. Uebber, J. Dietzsch, U. Schiefer, M. Bogdan, W. Rosenstiel
                   Mobile and fast detection of visual field defects for elderly drivers as a necessary input into driver assistance systems for mobility maintenance
                  GMM-Fachbericht Band 64, AmE 2010 - Automotive meets Electronics, p.47-52