Christian Benz

Name:Christian Benz, M.Sc.
Room:Bauhausstraße 11, Raum 009
Phone:+49 (0) 36 43/58 37 31
E-Mail:christian.benz[at]uni-weimar.de
Office Hours:On request
Research:
  • AISTEC - Bewertung alternder Infrastrukturbauwerke mit digitalen Technologien
 

About:

Christian Benz is a member of the faculty of media at Bauhaus-University since 2019. Formerly, he graduated from TU Darmstadt as M.Sc. computer science and gained valuable experience in the automotive industry.

His main research interests are on machine learning as applied to image data. Most prominently, deep learning has revolutionized the area of visual recognition and, thus, forms an important part of his work.

In the AISTEC project he is responsible for the automated detection of structural defects - such as cracks - on imaged data acquired during drone flights.

 

Publications:

  • Benz, C., Debus, P., Ha, H.-K., & Rodehorst, V. (2019): Crack Segmentation on UAS-based Imagery using Transfer Learning. Accepted for Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, IVCNZ, Dunedin.
  • Debus, P. & Benz, C. (2019). Verbesserung der Risserkennung in UAS Bildern durch Fusion mehrerer Aufnahmen. Forum Bauinformatik, Berlin.
  • Debus, P., Benz, C., & Rodehorst, V. (2019). Multiple View Anomaly Detection in Images from UAS Structure Inspection using CNNs. IABSE Congress, New York.