Neues IZdigital-Forschung

FAU is in the second application book of the city of Nuremberg with many offers Nuremberg is applying for the title "European Capital of Culture 2025" - and FAU is right in the middle of it. The FAU creates a whole series of innovative and interdisciplinary projects, the most prominent is the Nürnb...

Digitization of six FAU collections. What does the digital age mean for scientific collections? FAU and the Germanisches Nationalmuseum addressed this question in their joint research and digitization project "Objekte im Netz". Antique coins, medieval musical instruments, prepared body parts, zo...

Museum visit in the times of Covid 19 - nothing is impossible! Students of the UFG-FAU created 3D models of various objects from our collection in a course. Now they are presented, together with explanatory texts, maps and videos in the first virtual, interactive room of the Prehistoric Collectio...

To the best of our knowledge, it is the first paper that synthesizes realistic Western cursive handwriting by mimicking the actual temporal writing process. Our method works nearly fully automatic, e.g. no manual cutting out of characters, and is able to render full lines instead of glyphs/words as in other works.