Tim Büchner, M.Sc.
Tim Büchner
Address: Computer Vision Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2
07743 Jena
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 3641 9 46424
E-mail: tim (dot) buechner (at) uni-jena (dot) de
Room: 1211
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Curriculum Vitae
Since 2021 Research Associate
Computer Vision Group, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Research Topic: “4D Facial Muscle Analysis”
2018-2021 M.Sc. in Computer Science
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Focus: Computer Vision
Master Thesis: “A Comparative Analysis of Deep Latent State Space Models” at Computer Vision Group Jena
2019 AI Research Assistent
Anatomic Institute 2 at University Hospital Jena
2015-2018 B.Sc. in Computer Science
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Bachelor Thesis: “Repräsentation, Retrieval und Visualisierung genealogischer Daten”
(Representation, retrieval and visualization of genealogic data) at AI Chair
Research Interests
  • Superresolution with DenseNets
  • Time series analysis based on latent space models
  • 3D Computer Vision
Publications
2024
Sai Karthikeya Vemuri, Tim Büchner, Joachim Denzler:
Estimating Soil Hydraulic Parameters for Unsaturated Flow using Physics-Informed Neural Networks.
International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS). Pages 338-351. 2024.
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Tim Büchner, Niklas Penzel, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
The Power of Properties: Uncovering the Influential Factors in Emotion Classification.
International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (ICPRAI). 2024. (accepted)
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Tim Büchner, Oliver Mothes, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
JeFaPaTo - A joint toolbox for blinking analysis and facial features extraction.
Journal of Open Source Software. 9 (97) : pp. 6425. 2024.
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Christoph Anders, Joachim Denzler, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius:
Reducing the Gap Between Mimics and Muscles by Enabling Facial Feature Analysis during sEMG Recordings [Abstract].
Congress of the Confederation of European ORL-HNS. 2024. (accepted)
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Joachim Denzler, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius:
An Automatic, Objective Method to Measure and Visualize Volumetric Changes in Patients with Facial Palsy during 3D Video Recordings [Abstract].
95th Annual Meeting German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery e. V., Bonn. 2024.
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Martin Heinrich, Joachim Denzler, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius:
Measuring and Visualizing Volumetric Changes Before and After 10-Day Biofeedback Therapy in Patients with Synkinetic Facial Palsy Using 3D Video Recordings [Abstract].
Congress of the Confederation of European ORL-HNS. 2024. (accepted)
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Yuxuan Xie, Tim Büchner, Lukas Schuhmann, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
Unsupervised Learning of Eye State Prototypes for Semantically Rich Blinking Detection.
Digital Health & Informatics Innovations for Sustainable Health Care Systems. 2024. (accepted at MIE 2024)
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2023
Tim Büchner, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
Improved Obstructed Facial Feature Reconstruction for Emotion Recognition with Minimal Change CycleGANs.
Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems (Acivs). Pages 262-274. 2023. Best Paper Award
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Christoph Anders, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
Let’s Get the FACS Straight - Reconstructing Obstructed Facial Features.
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP). Pages 727-736. 2023.
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
From Faces To Volumes - Measuring Volumetric Asymmetry in 3D Facial Palsy Scans.
International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC). Pages 121-132. 2023. Best Paper Award
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Roland Graßme, Christoph Anders, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
Using 2D and 3D Face Representations to Generate Comprehensive Facial Electromyography Intensity Maps.
International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC). Pages 136-147. 2023.
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2022
Gabriel Meincke, Johannes Krauß, Maren Geitner, Dirk Arnold, Anna-Maria Kuttenreich, Valeria Mastryukova, Jan Beckmann, Wengelawit Misikire, Tim Büchner, Joachim Denzler, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Gerd F. Volk:
Surface Electrostimulation Prevents Denervated Muscle Atrophy in Facial Paralysis: Ultrasound Quantification [Abstract].
Abstracts of the 2022 Joint Annual Conference of the Austrian (ÖGBMT), German (VDE DGBMT) and Swiss (SSBE) Societies for Biomedical Engineering, including the 14th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation. 67 (s1) : pp. 542. 2022.
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Johannes Krauß, Gabriel Meincke, Maren Geitner, Dirk Arnold, Anna-Maria Kuttenreich, Valeria Mastryukova, Jan Beckmann, Wengelawit Misikire, Tim Büchner, Joachim Denzler, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Gerd F. Volk:
Optical Quantification of Surface Electrical Stimulation to Prevent Denervation Muscle Atrophy in 15 Patients with Facial Paralysis [Abstract].
Abstracts of the 2022 Joint Annual Conference of the Austrian (ÖGBMT), German (VDE DGBMT) and Swiss (SSBE) Societies for Biomedical Engineering, including the 14th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation. 67 (s1) : pp. 541. 2022.
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Sven Festag, Gideon Stein, Tim Büchner, Maha Shadaydeh, Joachim Denzler, Cord Spreckelsen:
Outcome Prediction and Murmur Detection in Sets of Phonocardiograms by a Deep Learning-Based Ensemble Approach.
Computing in Cardiology (CinC). Pages 1-4. 2022.
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Tim Büchner, Sven Sickert, Gerd F. Volk, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius, Joachim Denzler:
Automatic Objective Severity Grading of Peripheral Facial Palsy Using 3D Radial Curves Extracted from Point Clouds.
Challenges of Trustable AI and Added-Value on Health. Pages 179-183. 2022.
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