Tobias Lange
Virtual View-rendering for Multi-view Video

Saarland Informatics Campus
Campus C6 3, Room 10.07

Tel.: +49 681 302-58158
Fax: +49 681 302-70857

Research Interests

  • Light-Field camera arrays
  • 5D-Light-Field productions
  • View Interpolation for Multi-View Video
  • Multi-View video capturing
  • Optimized Multi-View video streaming
  • Real-time Multi-View video processing
  • Quality measures for interpolated images


Running Theses




A generic deep-learning scheduling system Bachelor’s Thesis Pascal Hennen


Finished Theses




Optimized dynamic multi-view video streaming using view interpolation

Master’s Thesis

Pascal Straub

A fast H.264/MVC transcoder

Bachelor’s Thesis Kim Hao Josef Nguyen

Adaptive Control Infrastucture for Scalable Multi-View Camera Arrays

Master’s Thesis Frank Waßmuth
A hierarchical H.264/MVC encoder with full inter-view support Master’s Thesis Kim Hao Josef Nguyen

Analyzing current methods for view interpolation

Master’s Thesis Johannes Reuter
Extending Deep Convolutional Demosaicing to Camera Arrays Master’s Thesis Alexander Blatt


Teaching & Tutoring

  • WS 2013/2014
    • Main Seminar “OFDM for Wireless Communications”
  • SS 2014
    • Main Seminar “Digital Data Communications – Multiview Video Streaming”
  • WS 2014/2015
    • Future Media Internet (FMI)
  • WS 2016/2017
    • Future Media Internet (FMI)


  • “5D Light Field Video Capture”, T. Herfet, T. Lange, and K. Chelli; Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production, December 2019
  • “The Potential of Light Fields in Media Productions”, Trottnow, J.; Spielmann, S.; Herfet, Th.; Aenchbacher, W.; Grogan, M.; Alain, M.; Smolic, A.; Solony, M.; Smrz, P.; Zemcik, P.; Canham, T.; Lange, T.; Chelli, K., SIGGRAPH Asia, Brisbane, Australia, November 2019
  • “Enabling Multiview- and Light Field-Video for Veridical Visual Experiences”, Herfet Thorsten, Lange Tobias, Hariharan Harini Priyadarshini, Keynote at the 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communications, Chengdu, China, 2018
  • “A complete multi-view video streaming system.”, Lange, Tobias, and Thorsten Herfet, 2017 IEEE 7th International Conference on Consumer Electronics-Berlin (ICCE-Berlin). IEEE, 2017.
  • “Low complexity light field compression based on pseudo-temporal circular sequencing”, H. Hariharan, T. Lange, Th. Herfet, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), Cagliari, June 2017 (Best student paper award)
  • “A distributed real-time multi-view video encoder on consumer hardware”, T. Lange, Th. Herfet, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), Cagliari, June 2017
  • “Towards an Optimized Multiview Streaming System with View Interpolation”, T. Lange, Th. Herfet, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, January 2017
  • “Low-Latency Multimedia Streaming using Open Networking Environments”, A. Schmidt, T. Lange, Th. Herfet, International Conference on Computer and Communications (ICCC), Chengdu, October 2016
  • “Compensation for sub-pixel image shifts in interpolated images when using common quality measures”, T. Lange, Th. Herfet, International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics (VPQM), Phoenix, February 2015
  • “Real-time virtual view rendering for video communication systems using OpenCL”, T. Lange, G. Petrovic and Th. Herfet, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), Beijing, June 2014
  • “Virtual-view rendering for 3D-video communication systems” (Master thesis at the Saarland University, Germany)
  • “Automatische visuelle Erkennung und Verifikation von Preisschildern” (Bachelor thesis at the DFKI GmbH, Saarbrücken)