Software Versions

Our software versioning follows the major.minor.development scheme.

  • A change in the major version number usually yields from fundamental changes in the KiRAT source code which rule out downward-compatibility with previous KiRAT versions.
  • The addition of new features and capabilities to the framework is accounted for by incrementing the minor version number.
  • A development version update is then caused by changes which are made in preparation for a minor version update or by changes which improve overall performance.

A more detailed list explaining our versioning scheme can be found in the table below:

Major   Minor   Development
  • No downward-compatibility to previous software version
  • Addition of a new functionality (operational)
  • Addition of an entirely new research branch
  • Significant changes in the GUI or software handling
  • Development phase of a new functionality, usually precedes a minor update
  • Improvements relevant to the framework as a whole (but no new functionality)


Version overview

Version number Date Description
3.1.0 19.08.2017 Appearance of the graphical overview was modified. Automatic scaling of fonds and widgets according to the screensize was implemented. For larger monitors a new display area that can be filled freely by the user was added.


Website News

03.03.2018: Team wall added.

28.02.2018: News wall added.

20.01.2017: Talk from Dr. Sander-Thömmes added.

12.01.2018: New RED section on Trend Removal added.

29.12.2017: Section Years in Review added.

Recent Publications

T. O. Wisch, T. Kaak, A. Namenas, G. Schmidt: Spracherkennung in stark gestörten Unterwasserumgebungen, Proc. DAGA 2018

S. Graf, T. Herbig, M. Buck, G. Schmidt: Low-Complexity Pitch Estimation Based on Phase Differences Between Low-Resolution Spectra, Proc. Interspeech, pp. 2316 -2320, 2017


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt


Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

Recent News

New PhDs in the DSS Team

Since January this year we have two new PhD students in the team: Elke Warmerdam and Finn Spitz.

Elke is from Amsterdam and she works in the neurology department in the university hospital in the group of Prof. Maetzler. Her research topic is movement analysis of patients with neurologic disorders. Elke cooperates with us in signal processing related aspects of her research. Elke plays ...

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