Edgar Seemann

Personal Information

Since 2010 Edgar Seemann is a professor at the Hochschule Furtwangen University.

Research Interests

Pedestrian detection, object recognition, shape models, machine learning


  • PhD Thesis: Pedestrian Detection in Crowded Street Scenes, TU Darmstadt, Germany, 2007 
  • Dipl.-Inform. (M.Sc. in Computer Science) University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1998-2003
  • Exchange student Ecole Polytechnique Paris, France, 2001-2002


  • Teaching assistant for Statistical Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, TU Darmstadt, 2005-2007
  • Teaching assistant for theoretical computer science, Universit√§t Karlsruhe, 2002


Research Experience

  • INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France, 2001 - Automatic segmentation of 3D surfaces
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 2001 - Pen-based gesture recognition
  • SAP Corporate Research Lab, Germany, 1999 - Mobile Internet