Prof. Erhardt Barth

Erhardt Barth is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Lübeck and Head of IP Management at gestigon (www.gestigon.de). His research interests are in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. At the Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics he leads the research on human and machine vision. He obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and conducted research at Melbourne University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, and the NASA Vision Science and Technology Group at NASA Ames, California. Professor Barth initiated and led a number of basic and applied research projects, and started a few companies. Among these, gestigon is currently the largest. It has grown out of the results of the European research project ARTTS and has been supported by the German EXIST programme.