Universität Bielefeld

© Universität Bielefeld

Marco Wischnewski

Contact Details

Name: Dipl.-Inform. Marco Wischnewski
Postal Address:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld
Unit: AE01 / Neuro-Cognitive Psychology
Room: T4-231
Phone: ++49 (0)521 106 - 4504
Fax: ++49 (0)521 106 - 156934
Email: marco.wischnewski 'at' uni-bielefeld.de
Office-Hour: By agreement

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since July 2008 PhD student at Graduate School 'Cognitive Interaction Technology - Center of Excellence' (CITEC) , Bielefeld University, Germany. Supervision: Prof. Dr. Werner Schneider (Neuro-Cognitive Psychology) and Prof. Dr. Jochen Steil (Computer Science, CoR-Lab).
  • 2001-2007 Diploma study program 'Applied Computer Science in Natural Sciences', Bielefeld University, Germany


  • Visual attention
  • Artifical Intelligence, Image Processing, Neural Networks
  • Theory of Visual Attention (TVA, C. Bundesen)
  • Computational modeling and its application to artificial intelligent systems
  • Object segmentation and learning of object mid-level feature representations

Open Source Projects

Click here to download the IIP (Inhomogeneous Image Processing) library.


Wischnewski, M., Belardinelli, A., Schneider, W.X. & Steil J.J. (2010) Where to Look Next? Combining Static and Dynamic Proto-objects in a TVA-based Model of Visual Attention. Cognitive Computation, 2, 326-343 (PDF)

Wischnewski, M., Steil, J.J., Kehrer, L., Schneider, W.X.: Integrating Inhomogeneous Processing and Proto-object Formation in a Computational Model of Visual Attention. In: Human Centered Robot Systems, pp. 93-102 (2009) (PDF)