The Science and technology section of the German Photographic Association (DGPh) has conferred the 2014 Robert Luther Award on Dr. Philipp Sandhaus (CEWE, Oldenburg) and Dr. Christoph Voges (Braunschweig) for their outstanding doctorates.
Algorithms for the creation of photo books
When going about creating a photo book, customers are often faced with the problem of how to select the appropriate pictures from a flood of images, and how to put together an appealing compilation. In his work, Dr. Sandhaus considers the question of how algorithms developed in science can be of use to the design and lay-out when creating a photo book.
Long-term storage on film
Dr. Christoph Voges's doctorate is also dedicated to a concrete problem: long-term data storage. Voges considers the question of how digital data can be stored on film and then re-read from that medium. This could happen in the form of square fields, which are either lit or unlit, thus creating a binary counting system – 0 and 1. The winner did his doctorate at the TU Braunschweig Institute for Communications Engineering.
Further information available at: DGPh