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

Kontakt-Formular

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

    2018

      M├Ąrz 2018
      • R. M. Aronson, T. Santini, T. C. K├╝bler, E. Kasneci, S. Srinivasa, H. Admoni
         Eye-Hand Behavior in Human-Robot Shared Manipulation
        Proceedings of the 13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (To appear)

      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
        November 2017
        • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, E. Kasneci
           Fast camera focus estimation for gaze-based focus control
          CoRR,
        • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, G. Kasneci, E. Kasneci
           PupilNet v2.0: Convolutional Neural Networks for Robust Pupil Detection
          CoRR,
        September 2017
        • T. Santini, T. K├╝bler, L. Draghetti , P. Gerjets , W. Wagner , U. Trautwein , E. Kasneci
            Automatic Mapping of Remote Crowd Gaze to Stimuli in the Classroom
          Eye Tracking Enhanced Learning (ETEL2017)
        • N. Castner, S. Eivazi, K. Scheiter, E. Kasneci
            Using Eye Tracking to Evaluate and Develop Innovative Teaching Strategies for Fostering Image Reading Skills of Novices in Medical Training
          Eye Tracking Enhanced Learning (ETEL2017)
        August 2017
        • E. Kasneci
           Towards pervasive eye tracking
          it-Information Technology, De Gruyter Oldenbourg,
        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
          • 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
          • W. Fuhl, T. Santini, G. Kasneci, E. Kasneci
             PupilNet: Convolutional Neural Networks for Robust Pupil Detection
            CoRR,
          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