Topics for Projects and Theses


For more information about diploma theses, projects, and bachelor theses please see the respective pages - this page just lists topics for these projects.

The best way to obtain a topic for a Computer Science Project, a Bachelor Thesis or a Diploma Thesis is to contact the supervisor of one of the topics listed below by email. For other topics, contact the heads of the main research directions best fitting your interest listed in the following.

The Computer Science Projects may also be completed in cooperation with a company. Such external projects have to conform to a number of guidelines.

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Main research directions

  • Visualization (contact: Eduard Gröller)
    Visualisierung im Allgemeinen, im Speziellen: Volumenvisualisierung, Informationsvisualisierung, Visual Analytics, Illustrative Visualisierung.
  • Rendering and Modeling (contact: Michael Wimmer)
    Real-Time Rendering, Urban Visualization, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Procedural Modeling, Point-Based Reconstruction, Modeling and Rendering, Perceptual Studies using Eye Tracking, ...
  • Other topics
    Topics not fitting in one of the two main research directions.
  • VRVis
    Außerdem gibt es auch die Möglichkeit, Praktika, Bachelorarbeiten und Diplomarbeiten am Forschungszentrum VRVis zu absolvieren.


PR = Praktikum, BA = Bachelorarbeit, DA = Diplomarbeit,
PR/BA/DA = Praktikum, Bachelorarbeit oder Diplomarbeit, der Arbeitsumfang wird entsprechend angepasst.

Rendering Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
NEW Crowd-Sourced Scanning into a Repository BA/PR/DA 1
NEW Using a Drone for Automated 3D Scanning BA/PR/DA 1
NEW Automated Level-of-Detail BA/PR/DA 2
NEW Mesh Simplification with Deep Learning BA/PR/DA 1-2
NEW High Quality Reflections for Games and other Real-Time Applications DA 1-2
NEW High-Quality Reflections in Mobile Augmented Reality BA/PR/DA 1-2
NEW Develop New Interaction Concepts for VR-Games BA 1-2
NEW Generating visual deep learning training data based on 3D scans (Paid) BA/PR 1-2
Implementing some OpenGL 4.5 functionality in Chromium PR 1
Effects of VR-Displays on Visual Acuity BA 1
Skype 3D BA/PR 1
Point Clouds in Web Browsers - Generate LOD on the fly PR 1
Modeling Topics in Computer Graphics BA/PR/DA 1-4
Real-Time Rendering BA/PR/DA 1-4

Visualization Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
NEW Perspective Anamorphosis: Computing View Angle Dependent Art Installations BA/PR/DA 1 or 2
BrainGait - Rehabilitation nach Schlaganfall DA 1-2
A location based information visualization interface for VR BA/PR/DA 1-2
Visual Comparison of Natural Language Processing Pipelines BA/PR/DA 1
Exploring Methods to Visualize and See-Through Nested Volumetric Structures BA/DA 1
Visual analytics for the detection of hypocotyl/root transition in plant growth BA/DA 1
Visual Analytics for Retrospective Analysis of Prostate Cancer Cohort Data BA/DA 1
3D Mesh Unfolding BA/PR 1
Smart graph layout using users' design experience BA/DA 1
Privacy-Preserving Web-Based Volume Rendering PR/DA 1
PolicyMap: A Dynamic Map for Line-Up Policy in Amusement Parks BA/DA 1
Interactive Collision Detection for Molecular Visualization BA/PR 1
Infographic Design for Biological Networks BA/DA 1
Embedding Node-link Diagram (Graphs) in Arbitrary Shapes BA/PR/DA 1
Quantitative Evaluation of Hand-Drawn and Automatic Graph Visualizations BA/PR/DA 1
Interactive Map Customization for Travelling Purposes BA/PR/DA 1
Multiscale Color Interpolation Between Predefined Color Schemes PR/DA 1
Reusing Visualization Renderings in Multi-User 3D Visualization PR/DA 1
Interactive Web-Overlay for Biochemical Pathway Exploration BA/PR 1
Visual Thinking: Study and Prototype Environment DA 1-2
Agent-based Simulations (Crowd, Traffic) PR/DA 1-2
360 Video-Panoramas: Capture, Process and Visualize! DA 1
VISUAPPS Web-based Medical Visualization DA 2
Analysis and Visualization of Multi-Modal Computed Tomography Data: Neutron CT in combination with X-ray CT BA/PR/DA 1-3

VRVis - Topics

Title Type Persons
Diplomarbeit Biomedizinische Visualisierung @ VRVis, 2018 DA 1
Master Theses in Visual Data Science @ VRVis Research Center, 2018 DA 5
Rendering, Visual Data Science, and Simulation Topics in Visdom BA/PR/DA 7-10

Abgeschlossene Praktika und Diplomarbeiten