SFB-TRR 161 Approved for Third Funding Period

May 22, 2023

8 million euros for visual computing research at the Universities of Stuttgart, Constance, and Ulm as well as at the LMU Munich.

The Transregional Collaborative Research Center (SFB-TRR) 161 "Quantitative Methods for Visual Computing" will be funded by the German Research Foundation for another four years with about 8 million Euros. After eight years of successful work, the research project is thus entering its third and final funding period. Within the SFB-TRR 161, researchers from the fields of computer science, psychology, and linguistics pursue the goal of facilitating the handling of constantly growing amounts of data by developing and evaluating methods for processing and displaying visual information. The joint project is led by VIS Managing Director and VISUS Co-Director Prof. Daniel Weiskopf (spokesperson)  and Prof. Falk Schreiber (vice spokesperson) from the University of Konstanz. The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and the University of Ulm are also involved in the research activities.

VIS and VISUS participate in the SFB-TRR 161 with the following projects:

Press release of the SFB-TRR 161

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