Moritz Einfalt

Research Assistant & PhD Student
Chair for Multimedia Computing and Computer Vision Lab
Phone: +49 (821) 598 2462
Room: 1011 (N)
Visiting hours: by appointment
Address: Universitätsstraße 6a, 86159 Augsburg

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • 2D/3D Human Pose Estimation
  • Human Pose Estimation in Sports Applications
  • Video Indexing and Event Detection


Deep Sports Pose: Automatic time-continuous detection of salient keypoints on athletes and derived events in videos.


  • Moritz Einfalt, Rainer Lienhart.
    Decoupling Video and Human Motion: Towards Practical Event Detection in Athlete Recordings.
    The IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops 2020. Seattle, WA, USA, June 2020. [ arXiv  CVF   PDF]
  • Moritz Einfalt, Charles Dampeyrou, Dan Zecha, Rainer Lienhart.
    Frame-level Event Detection in Athletics Videos with Pose-based Convolutional Sequence Networks.
    Second International ACM Workshop on Multimodal Content Analysis in Sports (ACM MMSports'19), part of ACM Multimedia (ACMMM) 2019. Nice, France, October 2019. [ ACM DL   PDF]
  • Moritz Einfalt, Rainer Lienhart, Matthew Lee, Lyndon Kennedy.
    Detecting Speech Impairments from Temporal Visual Facial Features of Aphasia Patients.
    IEEE MIPR 2019, San José, CA, USA, March 2019. [ IEEE   PDF]
  • Rainer Lienhart, Moritz Einfalt, Dan Zecha.
    Mining Automatically Estimated Poses from Video Recordings of Top Athletes.
    IJCSS, December 2018. [ IJCSS   PDF]
  • Dan Zecha, Christian Eggert, Moritz Einfalt, Stephan Brehm, Rainer Lienhart.
    A Convolutional Sequence to Sequence Model for Multimodal Dynamics Prediction in Ski Jumps.
    First International ACM Workshop on Multimodal Content Analysis in Sports (ACM MMSports'18), part of ACM Multimedia 2018. Seoul, Korea, October 2018. [ PDF]
  • Dan Zecha, Moritz Einfalt, Christian Eggert, Rainer Lienhart.
    Kinematic Pose Rectification for Performance Analysis and Retrieval in Sports.
    IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops 2018. Salt Lake City, USA, June 2018. [ PDF]
  • Moritz Einfalt, Dan Zecha, Rainer Lienhart.
    Activity-conditioned continuous human pose estimation for performance analysis of athletes using the example of swimming.
    IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision 2018 (WACV18), Lake Tahoe, NV, USA, March 2018. [ arXiv   IEEE   PDF]


  • Moritz Einfalt, Dan Zecha, Rainer Lienhart.
    Automatische zeitkontinuierliche Bestimmung markanter Körperpunkte auf Sportlern sowie daraus abgeleiteter Ereignisse in Videos.
    13. Tagung der dvs-Kommision Leichtathletik. TU Dortmund, Germany, June 28, 2019.


  • International Workshop on Computer Vision in Sports (CVsports), part of IEEE CVPR
  • International ACM Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports (ACM MMSports), part of ACM Multimedia
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  • ACM Computing Surveys


  • Moritz Einfalt, Convolutional Pose Machines – Improvements, Extensions and Applications.
    Master Thesis, June 2017. [ PDF]
  • Moritz Einfalt, Decision Forests for Regression.
    Bachelor Thesis, September 2014. [ PDF]