ICONOGRAPHICS: Computational Understanding of Iconography and Narration in Visual Cultural Heritage

FAU own research funding: EFI / ETI / ...


Project Details

Project leader:
Prof. Dr. Peter Bell

Project members:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Maier
Prof. Corinna Reinhardt
Prof. Dr. Ute Verstegen

Contributing FAU Organisations:
Juniorprofessur für Digital Humanities mit Schwerpunkt Kunstgeschichte
Juniorprofessur für Klassische Archäologie
Lehrstuhl für Christliche Archäologie
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 5 (Mustererkennung)

Acronym: ICONOGRAPHICS
Start date: 01/04/2019
End date: 31/03/2021


Research Fields

Visual Digital Humanities in Forschung und Lehre
Lehrstuhl für Christliche Archäologie


Short description (intelligible to all):

This project examines an important aspect from the fields of art,
archaeology and cultural inheritance – iconography and narrative images.
Since we are now able to detect objects and styles using computer
vision to a great extent, the next challenge is to understand the
semantic level of images. The aim is to enable interaction between
scientists and machines, not only in the form of applied science, but
also as an interdisciplinary exchange of methods and image theory.


Last updated on 2019-02-05 at 13:10