Heinrich Niemann (computer scientist)

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Heinrich Niemann (born September 27, 1940 in Landeshut ) is a computer scientist specializing in pattern recognition . He specializes in the field of pattern recognition in image processing and language processing .


Heinrich Niemann studied and obtained his doctorate in 1969 at the Technical University of Hanover on the subject of "Justification and application of a theory for the quantitative description and recognition of patterns". From 1967 to 1972 he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Information Processing in Technology and Biology in Karlsruhe. Between 1973 and 1975 he was a professor at the Giessen-Friedberg University of Applied Sciences . From 1975 he headed the chair for pattern recognition at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg until his retirement in 2005. During this time, he managed and initiated numerous national and international research projects.

Heinrich Niemann has been an honorary professor at the State University of Vladimir and an honorary member of the German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM) since 2005 . In May 2011, the Faculty of Engineering awarded him Bielefeld University , the honorary doctorate .

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  1. ^ Heinrich Niemann: Justification and application of a theory for the quantitative description and recognition of patterns . Hanover, TU, Fac. F. Mechanical engineering, 1969.
  2. Honorary doctorate for Professor Dr.-Ing. Heinrich Niemann (No. 82/2011). In: Bielefeld University press releases. Bielefeld University Press Office, May 25, 2011, accessed on June 9, 2011 .