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Dr.-Ing. Jan Paulus

Alumnus of the Pattern Recognition Lab of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Improving visual perception
Research Interest
Current Project


 Implementation of an Intelligent Stimulator of Cyclopean Vision for Fencers

  • Simulating 3D actions for athletes
  • Tracking athletes' reactions with high speed cameras 
  • Producing performance data to analyze visual perception
  • Training athletes' 3D visual perception

See here for more details.


Example for motion capturing 

(Source: Wikipedia)


This project is funded by the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT).


Previous Projects

Automatic Quality Assessment of Diffusion Weighted Images

  • Importance of quality for Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) processing
  • Automatic identification of different quality levels
See here for more details.

DTI example

(Source Wikipedia)

Non-Rigid Registration to Capture Optic Nerve Head Variability

  • Variations of optical nerve head (ONH) shape during glaucoma
  • Dense information for variation description
  • Elimination of translational variations by rigid registration
  • Capturing of ONH shape variability with dense deformation fields by non-rigid registration
See here for more details.

Desired ONH deformation

Automated Quality Assessment of Retinal Fundus Photos

  • Image quality discriminant for automatic processing and reliable diagnoses
  • Automatic detection of sufficient quality
  • Decision based on diagnosis-relevant criteria
See here for more details.

Example for processed image