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Posters

The Posters program is a cooperative setting where students, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, and industry veterans present their research, art, and ideas to the global computer graphics community, and encourage feedback on recently completed work or tentative new approaches. 

The Posters program also hosts the ACM Student Research Competition.

Posters Coordinator

Dani Belko

Posters Adjunct Subcommittee 

Ohad Fried

3D World

HFES

Art & Design


1

3D Model Partial Resizing via Normal and Texture-Map Combination

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Introducing a novel resizing method that combines geometry and texture information. The system can resize the target model based on the image resolution.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Naoki Nozawa
Waseda University

Tsukasa Fukusato
Waseda University

Shigeo Morishima
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering

2

Amazing Sketchbook Advance

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Amazing Sketchbook Advance is a CG-creation system that allows users to interactively create a 3D scene with many colorful 3D objects by drawing a picture on an ordinary sketchbook with ordinary color pens and interact with the 3D CG scene by touching the picture or shaking the sketchbook.

Shinji Mizuno
Aichi Institute of Technology

Kenji Funahashi
Nagoya Institute of Technology

3

Beautifying Font: Effective Handwriting Template for Mastering Expression of Chinese Calligraphy

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster proposes a novel font for learning techniques in writing Chinese calligraphy, which has various expressions that are hard for beginners to acquire.
Beautifying Font visualizes the speed and pressure of brush-strokes so that users can intuitively understand how to write.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Masanori Nakamura
Waseda University

Shugo Yamaguchi
Waseda University

Shigeo Morishima
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering

4

Exploiting the Room Structure of Buildings for Scalable Architectural Modeling of Interiors

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This scalable strategy for architectural modeling of interiors allows users to handle large-scale inputs by exploiting their room-based structure, relieving more restrictive assumptions that limit accuracy of the output model.

Claudio Mura
Universität Zürich

Renato Pajarola
Universität Zürich

5

Hand-Drawn Animation with Self-Shaped Canvas

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new method to help animators create 2D keyframe animation adopts a self-shaped canvas that has a three-dimensional shape deformed according to keyframes.In-between animation obtains depth-aware motion.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Masaki Fujita
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Suguru Saito
Tokyo Institute of Technology

6

Interactive Parametrised Heterogeneous 3D Modelling With Signed Distance Fields

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This work extends the existing approaches in interactive 3D modelling systems with continuous non-polygonal kernels and presents a prototype of the heterogeneous modelling system based on signed distance fields to allow full parameterisation in an artist-friendly way.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Philip Gifford
Bournemouth University

Teemu Lindborg
Bournemouth University

Oleg Fryazinov
Bournemouth University

7

LeviFab: Stabilization and Manipulation of Digitally Fabricated Objects for Superconductive Levitation

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This work redesigns the demonstration of superconductive levitation in a more fascinating way using computational fabrication and manipulation methods.

Yoichi ochiai
University of Tsukuba

Tatsuya Minagawa
University of Tsukuba

Takayuki Hoshi
The University of Tokyo

Daitetsu Sato
University of Tsukuba

Satoshi Hashizume
University of Tsukuba

Kazuki Takazawa
University of Tsukuba

Amy Koike
University of Tsukuba

Ippei Suzuki
University of Tsukuba

Atsushi Shinoda
University of Tsukuba

Kazuyoshi Kubokawa
University of Tsukuba

8

Novel View Synthesis From Two Cartoon Face Drawings

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This framework for novel view synthesis proposes a local complexity-based segmentation that grabs facial components such as eyes, eyebrows,and mouths that are not clearly separated by contour in cartoon faces.

Hojin Choi
KyungHee University

Seungkyu Lee
KyungHee University

9

Real-Time Model Slicing in Arbitrary Direction Using Octree

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new slicing method uses the Octree data structure to reduce computational time in finding the intersecting triangles and intersection curves of a 3D model with any arbitrary plane.

Hei-Ting Tamar Wong
City University of Hong Kong

Yaozhun Huang
City University of Hong Kong

Sze-Chun Tsang
City University of Hong Kong

Miu-Ling Lam
City University of Hong Kong

10

rpTextures: Systematic Layering for Large Texture Generation

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Using systematic layering of variously sized textures to quickly create large, seemingly non-repeating textures that maintain the visual appeal of seamless and non-repeating design, as well as smaller file sizes and faster rendering.

Austin MacKay
Taylor University

Jonathan Denning
Taylor University

11

Space-Time Cubification of Artistic Shapes

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Algorithms and implementation description for a pipeline of cubification of artistic shapes using the novel concept of a four-dimensional cubist camera, space-time blending, and an octree-subdivision faceting process.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Quentin Corker-Marin
Bournemouth University

Valery Adzhiev
Bournemouth University

Alexander Pasko
Bournemouth University

12

The Artwork-Generating System of Escher-Like Positive and Negative Pattern Evolution

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Taking a child’s graffiti patterns as a source of inspiration, this system employs interactive GA to achieve transformation and evolution of patterns as well as positive and negative conjunctions among any two or more patterns.

Xin Liu
Zhejiang University

Xuan Li
Zhejiang University

Caowei Zhang
zhejiang university

Chuqi Tang
Zhejiang University

Xiaolian Zhang
Zhejiang University

Ye Tao
Zhejiang University

Guanyun Wang
Zhejiang University

Wenjie Xu
Zhejiang University

Cheng Yao
Zhejiang University

Fangtian Ying
Zhejiang University

13

Type Harvesting: A Typeface Design Utilizing Time-Dependent Appearance Change of Physical Materials

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster proposes a new method for typeface design that incorporates the chronological change of physical materials as an algorithm, and interventions by the environment and users, as variables to determine the typeface shape in the design.

Wataru Date
Keio University

Yasuaki Kakehi
Keio University

14

Velocity-Based Compression of 3D Animated Rotations

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

The constant drive to optimize memory usage in video games has produced many interesting methods for compressing animated rotation data. For those seeking highly compressed data paired with relatively quick decoding, this poster presents some promising new techniques at the bleeding edge of today's leading game-engine technologies.

David Goodhue
Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Augmented & Virtual Realities


15

A Simple Method for Light-Field Resampling

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This simple method to generate new views from a sparse light field introduces a virtual sphere centered at the viewpoint as a screen for projecting rays that needs no pre-processing or geometric information and provides new views that are more stable and less distorted than previous approaches.

Naoki Kawai
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

16

Aerial Display With Thermal and Acoustic Sensation

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

With this visual, thermal, and acoustic floating aerial display based on aerial imaging by retro-reflection, double-layered arrays of rectangular mirrors, and a crossed-mirror array, users can hear sounds from an aerial image and feel warmth when they touch the aerial image.

Hirotsugu Yamamoto
Utsunomiya University

Shusei Ito
Utsunomiya University

Tomoyuki Okamoto
Utsunomiya University

Ryosuke Kujime
Utsunomiya University

Kengo Fujii
Utsunomiya University

Yoshiki Terashima
Utsunomiya University

Yukihiro Takeda
Nippon Carbide Industries Co., Inc.

17

AR Filming: Augmented Reality Guide for Compositing Footage in Filmmaking

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This augmented reality guiding system replaces the robotic arm used to film compositing footage. It can provide visualization of the camera motion in the head-mounted display, which makes it possible to move along the desired camera motion with a hand-held camera.

Yu-Kai Chiu
National Taiwan University

Yi-Lung Kao
National Taiwan University

Yu-Hsuan Huang
National Taiwan University

Ming Ouhyoung
National Taiwan University

18

Augmented Reality for Radiation-Dose Awareness in the Catheterization Lab

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Head-mounted augmented reality can introduce real-time dose holograms during x-ray interventions to improve awareness and reduce radiation exposure to the patient and staff.

Molly Flexman
Philips Research

Ashish Panse
Philips Research

Benoit Mory
Philips Research

Christopher Martel
Philips HealthTech

Atul Gupta
Philips HealthTech

19

Cinematography Tutorials in Virtual Reality

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Unlike traditional methods that teach theory from books and courses, this system provides a walk-through experience to introduce drills in virtual reality. It is helpful for students or independent filmmakers who are learning cinematography.

Yu-Kai Chiu
National Taiwan University

Yu-Hsuan Huang
National Taiwan University

Ming Ouhyoung
National Taiwan University

20

CleaVR: Collaborative Layout Evaluation and Assessment in Virtual Reality

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

CleaVR provides is an immersive virtual reality system that accurately visualizes a layout plan in three dimensions. Users can freely orbit around the design, change perspective to first-person views, pan the environment with gestures, and pick and place objects by pinching them.

Yun Suen Pai
Keio University

Benjamin Outram
Keio University

Benjamin Tag
Keio Universityn

Megumi Isogai
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Daisuke Ochi
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Hideaki Kimata
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Kai Kunze
Keio University

21

Cosmetic-Vis: Sample-Based 3D Facial Editor for Cosmetic Medical Visualization

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

After decomposing the entire facial model into its anatomical regions, this method blends the target model with sample models at the organ level. Experimental results show that the method can achieve improved performance for sample-based facial cosmetic visualization.

Mengyuan Ren
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Ning Xie
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Yang Yang
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Heng Tao Shen
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

22

E€ective Omnistereo Panorama Video Generation by Deformable Spheres

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This alternative and effective method uses deformable spheres for high-quality omnistereo panorama video generation. Experiments show that this approach reduces generation time, and the result is smooth in both spatial and temporal domains.

Sheng-Kuen Huang
National Taiwan University

Hong-Shiang Lin
National Taiwan University

Ming Ouhyoung
National Taiwan University

23

GazeSphere: Navigating 360-Degree Video Environments in VR Using Head Rotation and Eye Gaze

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

GazeSphere uses an orbit-like motion via head rotation and eye-gaze tracking in VR to provide a seamless navigation system for 360-degree video. It provides spatially continuous navigation, leverages the proprioceptive sense of rotation to negate motion sickness, and provides hands-free unobtrusive interaction.

Yun Suen Pai
Keio University

Benjamin Outram
Keio University

Benjamin Tag
Keio University

Megumi Isogai
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Daisuke Ochi
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Kai Kunze
Keio University

24

MitsuDomoe: Ecosystem Simulation of Virtual Creatures in Mixed Reality Petri Dish (2)

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This interactive edutainment framework for science education simulates a predation chain of primitive artificial creatures in a petri dish. Users can interact with the ecosystem via the petri-dish interface, which consists of an LCD module and a pipette-like device.

Toshikazu Ohshima
Ritsumeikan University

Ren Sakamoto
Ritsumeikan University

25

Optimized HMD System for Underwater VR Experiences

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This head-mounted display is suitable for underwater use. It is optically designed so that a wide viewing angle is preserved even if the internal structure is filled with water.

Hiroyuki Osone
University of Tsukuba

Takatoshi Yoshida
The University of Tokyo

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

26

Portable Ambient Projection System: Build Your Room Projectable Space

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Unlike fixed systems that provide limited information at a limited position, this portable ambient projection system is designed to recommend optimal placement under all unknown environments and provide information at the optimal place by enabling users to select the place they want.

Yang Yoonsik
Yonsei University

Yoonjung Park
Yonsei University

Seungho Chae
Yonsei University

Tack-Don Han
Yonsei University

27

Retexturing Under Self-Occlusion Using Hierarchical Markers

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Conventional markers can't handle a large deformation with self-occlusion, so this work makes the markers hierarchical so they can be referred to in a global range, which makes it possible to accurately reflect the distortion of self-occlusion to the texture.

Shoki Miyagawa
Waseda University

Yoshihiro Fukuhara
Waseda University

Fumiya Narita
Waseda University

Norihiro Ogata
Seiren Co.,Ltd.

Shigeo Morishima
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering

28

ReverseCAVE: Providing Reverse Perspectives for Sharing VR Experiences

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

ReverseCAVE is a system for sharing the experiences of people in VR with others (observers). It can also visually recognize the actual appearance of the person performing motion capture studio and the superimposed character at the same time.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Akira Ishii
University of Tsukuba

Masaya Tsuruta
University of Tsukuba

Ippei Suzuki
University of Tsukuba

Shuta Nakamae
University of Tsukuba

Tatsuya Minagawa
University of Tsukuba

Junichi Suzuki
INNOLAB

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

29

Swinging 3D Lamps: A Projection Technique to Convert a Static 2D Picture to 3D Using Wiggle Stereoscopy

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A novel multiuser, wide-angle, naked-eye 3D display technique called a "swinging 3D lamp" that creates 3D optical illusions of motion parallax by superimposing dynamic luminance patterns on a static 2D image in a real environment.

Nami Ogawa
The University of Tokyo

Takuji Narumi
The University of Tokyo

Michitaka Hirose
The University of Tokyo

30

Telewheelchair: The Intelligent Electric Wheelchair System Towards Human-Machine Combined Environmental Supports

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This telepresence system provides remote care by installing functions such as object recognition on a wheelchair.

Ippei Suzuki
University of Tsukuba

Satoshi Hashizume
University of Tsukuba

Kazuki Takazawa
University of Tsukuba

Yoshikuni Hashimoto
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

Ryuichiro Sasaki
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

31

The Design of Video See-Through Window for Manipulating Physical Object With Head-Mounted Display

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Users can perform highly skilled manipulation with video see-through head-mounted displays, but the displays may cause motion sickness. This project tested different see-through window sizes to find the balance between motion sickness and manipulation performance.

Ping-Hsuan Han
National Taiwan University

Yang-Sheng Chen
National Taiwan University

Han-Lei Wang
National Taiwan University

Yu-Jie Huang
National Taiwan University

Jus-Chun Hsiao
National Taiwan University

Kuan-Wen Chen
National Chiao Tung University

Yi-Ping Hung
National Taiwan University

32

ThermoReality: Thermally Enriched Head-Mounted Displays for Virtual Reality

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

ThermoReality is a head mounted display embedded with co-located thermal-haptic feedback for providing unique experiences with virtual reality content to enhance the immersive experience of the user.

Zikun Chen
Keio University

Wei Peng
Keio University

Roshan Peiris
Keio University

Kouta Minamizawa
Keio University

33

Touch-Typable VR Piano That Corrects Positional Deviation of Fingering Based on Music Theory

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This novel virtual-piano system is designed to assist composition. It corrects deviation of a position based on music theory when a user strikes a wrong key and estimates a correct melody from deviated fingering.

Chika Matsusue
Nagoya Institute of Technology

Kenji Funahashi
Nagoya Institute of Technology

Shinji Mizuno
Aichi Institute of Technology

34

Visualization of 3D Sound Field using See-Through Head-Mounted Display

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster proposes a visualization system of 3D sound information using video and optical see-through head-mounted displays. Mixed-reality displays enable intuitive understanding of 3D information of a sound field, which is quite difficult to project onto an ordinary 2D display in an easily understandable way.

Atsuto Inoue
Waseda University

Kohei Yatabe
Waseda University

Yasuhiro Oikawa
Waseda University

Yusuke Ikeda
Tokyo Denki University

35

Visualizing the Keyboard in Virtual Reality for Enhancing Immersive Experience

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

It is difficult to find and use a keyboard in virtual reality. This project visualized the keyboard and the user's hands in VR in three different ways, and then conducted a user study to evaluate the methods and users’ preferences.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Jia-Wei Lin
National Taiwan University

Ping-Hsuan Han
National Taiwan University

Yang-Sheng Chen
National Taiwan University

Jiun-Yu Lee
National Taiwan University

Ting-Wei Chang
National Taiwan University

Kuan-Wen Chen
National Chiao Tung University

Yi-Ping Hung
National Taiwan University

36

Walking Up Virtual Stairs Based on Visuo-Haptic Interaction

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This novel technique based on visuo-haptic interaction simulates the sensation of walking up and down stairs in a virtual environment, even though users walk on a flat surface in a real space.

Ryohei Nagao
The University of Tokyo

Keigo Matsumoto
The University of Tokyo

Takuji Narumi
The University of Tokyo

Tomohiro Tanikawa
The University of Tokyo

Michitaka Hirose
The University of Tokyo

37

Walking Uphill and Downhill: Redirected Walking in the Vertical Direction

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster presents a novel redirected walking technique that simulates the feeling of climbing up and down a slope in VR, while the user is actually walking on a flat floor.

Keigo Matsumoto
The University of Tokyo

Takuji Narumi
The University of Tokyo

Tomohiro Tanikawa
The University of Tokyo

Michitaka Hirose
The University of Tokyo

Display & Rendering


38

Cos Theta Shadows: An Integrated Model for Direct Illumination, Subsurface Scattering, and Shadow Computation

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This integrated model can provide direct illumination, subsurface scattering, and soft-shadow effects in a single equation. The model has been implemented to render bas-reliefs, which are shapes are defined as height fields.

Fermi Perumal
Texas A&M University

Youyou Wang
Texas A&M University

Ergun Akleman
Texas A & M University

39

Creation of 3DCG Animation Using a Four-Plane Depth-Fused Display

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A four-plane depth-fused display (DFD) is an autostereoscopic system that can display four images at different depth positions. To date, however, the content of proposed DFD remains limited to still images. This poster introduces an animation with object motion in the XYZ space to increase the sense of depth.

Nahomi Maki
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Toshiaki Yamanouchi
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Teluhiko Hilano
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Kazuhisa Yanaka
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

40

Curvature-Aware Adaptive Capture of 3D Geometry and Appearance

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This novel curvature-aware acquisition strategy selectively measures sample images depending on analysis of the target geometry, so that it reduces acquisition time and data storage requirements that are directly related to the computational complexity of digital reconstruction.

Junho Choi
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Yong Yi Lee
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Yong Hwi Kim
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Bilal Ahmed
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Jong Hun Lee
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Moon Gu Son
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Junbum Kim
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Kwan H. Lee
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

41

Dual-Layered Light-Field Display: Maximizing Image Perceptibility

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This work proposes a novel light-field approximation method for multi-layer light-field display that introduces a quadratic penalization term to alleviate ghost effects caused by neighboring views.

Ibragim Atadjanov
KyungHee University

Seungkyu Lee
KyungHee University

42

Generation of Omni-directional HDR Light-Probe Images Based on the Intensity Distribution Model Around the Sun

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

By using radial-basis functions to represent intensity distribution inside high-intensity areas such as the sun, this study created HDR light probe images. The result is more realistic images with sharp shadow and penumbra.

Daito Kakeya
Hiroshima City University

Masashi Baba
Hiroshima City University

43

Directional Occlusion via Multi-Irradiance Mapping

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This physically plausible, real-time approach for lighting diffuse objects with image-based lighting naturally handles directional occlusion.

Martin Misiak
Technische Hochschule Köln

Arnulph Fuhrmann
Technische Hochschule Köln

44

Pixel-Based Level of Detail on Hardware-Tessellated Terrain Rendering

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This work applies additional methods to adaptive LOD using hardware tessellation: determining pixel-based LOD using occlusion query, determining pixel-based LOD using occlusion query newly developed by using OpenGL and CUDA interoperability, and extension of the second method that includes quad-tree based queries for each terrain node.

Mehmet Özek
HAVELSAN Inc.

Engin Demir
Çankaya Üniversitesi

45

Real-Time Rendering of Realistic Surface Diffraction With Low-Rank Factorization

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A novel approach for real-time rendering of realistic diffraction effects in surface reflectance under environmental illumination based on a low-rank factorization of the diffraction kernel.

Antoine Toisoul
Imperial College London

Abhijeet Ghosh
Imperial College London

46

Real-Time Integral Photography Using a Game Engine

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

It is important to use the advanced content-creation functions of a game engine and develop content that displays real-time integral photograph images. This project implemented multi-viewpoint rendering and IP image-synthesis functions by adding a shader and C# scripts to the game engine.

Shohei Anraku
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Fumihiko Ishiwata
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Nahomi Maki
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Toshiaki Yamanouchi
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Kazuhisa Yanaka
Kanagawa Institute of Technology

47

Rendering Curved Spacetime in Everyday Scenes

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This generic and principled Monte Carlo raytracing approach to visualizing curved spacetime can render complex cosmological phenomena and create plausible visualizations of what happens when a black hole or a wormhole appears in a more known environment, like a room.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Kumar Ayush
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Parag Chaudhuri
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

48

Second-Order Occlusion-Aware Volumetric Radiance Caching

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This novel algorithm computes up to second-order occlusion-aware derivatives of media radiance using proxy triangulation-based representations of the surrounding scene to determine appropriate radiance interpolation from sparsely shaded points, which allows efficient rendering of participating media.

Julio Marco
Universidad de Zaragoza

Adrian Jarabo
Universidad de Zaragoza

Wojciech Jarosz
Dartmouth College

Diego Gutierrez
Universidad de Zaragoza

49

Semi-Dynamic Light Maps

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This work relaxes several important requirements of light mapping, such as the color, intensity, and on-off state of lights, as well as the presence or absence of shadow-casting objects.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Bekir Ozturk
Middle East Technical University

Ahmet Akyuz
Middle East Technical University

50

Toon-Chat: A Cartoon-Masked Chat System for Children with Autism

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Toon-Chat is a cartoon-masked video chat system that helps children with autism interact with their teachers in communication training.

Cheng Zheng
Zhejiang University

Caowei Zhang
Zhejiang University

Xuan Li
Zhejiang University

Xin Liu
Zhejiang University

Chuqi Tang
Zhejiang University

Guanyun Wang
Zhejiang University

Cheng Yao
Zhejiang University

Fan Zhang
Zhejiang University

Wenjie Xu
Zhejiang University

Fangtian Ying
Zhejiang University

51

Touch3D: Touchscreen Interaction on Multiscopic 3D With Electrovibration Haptics

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Touch3D is a multimodal interface that simultaneously provides glasses-free 3D illusion and tactile sensations with real-time touch interaction on a mobile platform.

Jin Ryong Kim
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Seunghyup Shin
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

52

Transient Photon Beams

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A novel transient rendering algorithm based on the time-resolved radiative transfer equation that leverages continuity of photon beams to perform density estimations on time-aware beam maps, allowing for efficient rendering of both single and multiple scattering, and media caustics in a transient state.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Julio Marco
Universidad de Zaragoza

Wojciech Jarosz
Dartmouth College

Diego Gutierrez
Universidad de Zaragoza

Adrian Jarabo
Universidad de Zaragoza

Hardware Interfaces


53

Altered Touch: Miniature Haptic Display With Force, Thermal, and Tactile Feedback for Augmented Haptics

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This fingertip haptic display with integrated force, tactile, and thermal feedback in a miniature form-factor can be worn easily without affecting existing tracking technologies. It can also alter the haptic properties of real objects by rendering projected visual and haptic feedback.

Takaki Murakami
Keio University

Tanner Person
Keio University

Charith Lasantha Fernando
Keio University

Kouta Minamizawa
Keio University

54

Chinese FingerReader: A Wearable Device to Explore Chinese Printed Text

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Reading is an essential part of daily life, but for some people, reading text can be challenging. The Chinese FingerReader can help readers understand traditional Chinese characters.

Yung-Long Chu
Tamkang University

Hung-En Hsieh
Tamkang University

Wen-Hsiung Lin
Gorilla Technology Group, Inc.

Hui-Ju Chen
Tamkang University

Chien-Hsing Chou
Tamkang University

55

MetaLimbs: Metamorphosis for Multiple Arms Interaction Using Artificial Limbs

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

MetaLimbs expands body capabilities by adding two artificial arms to the human and mapping them to leg motion with haptic feedback. Arm functions can be customized to achieve a new kind of ergocentric interactions.

Tomoya Sasaki
Keio University

MHD Yamen Saraiji
Keio University

Charith Lasantha Fernando
Keio University

Kouta Minamizawa
Keio University

Masahiko Inami
The University of Tokyo

56

Morpho Sculptures: Digital Fabrication Methods of Engraving Flat Materials Into Shape-Changing User Interfaces

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A design method for embedding user interfaces such as buttons or table-type actuators in everyday materials.

Kazuki Takazawa
University of Tsukuba

Satoshi Hashizume
University of Tsukuba

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

Yoshikuni Hashimoto
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

Ryuichiro Sasaki
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

57

Sonovortex: Rendering Multi-Resolution Aerial Haptics by Aerodynamic Vortex and Focused Ultrasound

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new method of rendering aerial haptics uses aerodynamic vortex and focused ultrasound.

Satoshi Hashizume
University of Tsukuba

Amy Koike
University of Tsukuba

Takayuki Hoshi
The University of Tokyo

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

58

Submerged Haptics: A 3-DOF Fingertip Haptic Display Using Miniature 3D Printed Airbags

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

AeroFinger is a novel method of creating a waterproof wearable haptic display that is very light, small enough to fit on the fingertip, and uses no electro-mechanical actuation. It can display low-frequency vibrations as force sensations and high-frequency vibrations as tactile sensations.

Yuan-Ling Feng
Keio University

Charith Lasantha Fernando
Keio University

Jan Rod
Keio University

Kouta Minamizawa
Keio University

Production


59

A Gradient Mesh Tool for Non-Rectangular Gradient Meshes

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A gradient mesh tool for vector colour gradients with support for arbitrary mesh topology.

John Kasper Svergja
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

Henrik Lieng
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

60

An Asynchronous Material Point Method

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This novel asynchronous time-integration scheme for the material-point method (MPM) provides temporal adaptivity when objects of different stiffness or velocity coexist. Multiple test scenes show that asynchronous MPM leads to speed six times faster than traditional MPM without sacrificing accuracy.

Yuanming Hu
Tsinghua University

Fang Yu
Tsinghua University

61

Analyzing Interfaces and Workflows for Light-Field Editing

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

By performing a state-sequence analysis and hidden Markov-chain analysis based on the sequence of tools and interfaces people use to perform typical editing tasks, this work provides valuable insights in light-field editing.

Marta Ortín
Universidad de Zaragoza

Adrián Jarabo
Universidad de Zaragoza

Belén Masiá
Universidad de Zaragoza

Diego Gutierrez
Universidad de Zaragoza

62

Improved Chromakey of Hair Strands via Orientation-Filter Convolution

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster presents a technique for improving the alpha matting of challenging green-screen video sequences involving hair strands. In tests on video footage, the approach shows that hair fibers excluded from a coarse artist's matte can be retrieved, qualitatively improving the composite result without manual labor.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Chloe LeGendre
University of Southern California, USC Institute for Creative Technologies

David Krissman
USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Paul Debevec
USC Institute for Creative Technologies

63

Photon Rectify: Undistort Any Footage on the Timeline

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Photon Rectify is a plugin for your preferred Adobe video-editing tool that provides accurate real-time camera rectification of lens-distorted video footage from any camera.

Jannik Nielsen
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Rasmus Ramsbøl Jensen
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

64

Procedural Feature Generation for Volumetric Terrains

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Intuitive, art-directable, and effective procedural methods to generate overhangs, natural arches, and caves for volumetric representations of terrains that can be easily integrated into any existing voxel solution.

Rahul Dey
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Inc, Bournemouth University

Jason G. Doig
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Inc

Christos Gatzidis
Bournemouth University

65

Unphotogenic Light: High-Speed Projection Method to Prevent Secret Photography by Small Cameras

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new method projects images that can be seen by human eyes, but cameras can capture only an incomplete frame.

Ippei Suzuki
University of Tsukuba

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

Research


66

A Semi-Global Color Correction for Underwater Image Restoration

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

Introducing an original color-correction strategy built on color-transfer principles as a pre-processing step for underwater image restoration.

Cosmin Ancuti
Université catholique de Louvain

Codruta Ancuti
Universitat de Girona

Christophe De Vleeschouwer
Université catholique de Louvain

Rafael Garcia
Universitat de Girona

67

Accurate Geo-Localization of Low-Altitude Overhead Images From 3D Point Clouds

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A novel approach to estimate camera poses that aligns overhead images captured in low altitudes with point clouds scanned on the ground by combining multi-layer shape matching and global optimization of the camera pose.

Yuhang Li
University of Science and Technology of China

Xuejin Chen
University of Science and Technology of China

68

Aspect-Ratio-Based Triangular Mesh Smoothing

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster presents an easy-to-implement aspect-ratio-based smoothing method for 2D triangular meshes. Compared to existing angle-based Laplacian smoothing algorithms, it results in meshes with better aspect ratio, and it is more likely to improve extremely bad angles. The method also has very low computational cost.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Xuan Huang
Bryn Mawr College

Dianna Xu
Bryn Mawr College

69

Attribute-Preserving Gamut Mapping of Measured BRDFs

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A novel two-step gamut-mapping algorithm that allows users to specify which perceptual attribute of the original material they want to preserve (such as brightness or roughness) and yields superior results compared to the state of the art.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Tiancheng Sun
Tsinghua University

Ana Serrano
Universidad de Zaragoza

Diego Gutierrez
Universidad de Zaragoza

Belén Masiá
Universidad de Zaragoza

70

Combining Biomechanical and Data-Driven Body-Surface Models

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This method combines statistical body-shape modelling and biomechanical simulation into a hybrid body-shape model that enables synthesizing the skin surface from simulated muscle data. A demonstration presents preliminary results of an elbow-flexion simulation with realistic muscle deformation.

Stefanie Gassel
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden

Thomas Neumann
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden

Markus Wacker
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden

71

Constellations of Movement: An Interactive Application to Visualize Research in Motor-Imagery Decoding

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A proof of concept for the efficacy of interactive 3D visualization in representing complex patterns within research in functional mapping, as well as the potential use of Unity 3D as a visualization tool for the high-dimensional data involved in research of functional neural activity.

Jennifer Rogers
University of Glasgow

72

Continuous Photometric Compensation for Deformable Objects

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This research proposes a method to achieve a continuous photometric compensation for deformable objects by automatically re-constructing inter-pixel correspondence between a projector and a camera without the use of a coaxial projector-camera system.

Naoki Hashimoto
The University of Electro-Communications

Koki Kosaka
The University of Electro-Communications

73

Controllable Color Particles in a 3D Crystal Projecting Multiple Dynamic Full-Color Images

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This study presents a 3D structure projecting multiple dynamic full-color images in different directions. The structure is represented as a crowd of controllable color particles rendered in a cylindrical 3D crystal with CG software.

Ryuji Hirayama
Chiba University

Hirotaka Nakayama
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Atsushi Shiraki
Chiba University

Takashi Kakue
Chiba University

Tomoyoshi Shimobaba
Chiba University

Tomoyoshi Ito
Chiba University

74

Court-Aware Volleyball Video Summarization

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A rally-rank evaluation based on court-transition information for volleyball video summarization that considers the game content.

Takahiro Itazuri
Waseda University

Tsukasa Fukusato
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering

Shugo Yamaguchi
Waseda University

Shigeo Morishima
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering

75

Deep Learning for Action Recognition in Augmented Reality Assistance Systems

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

An augmented reality-based assistance system that observes a user performing a goal-oriented activity, such as a manufacturing task, recognizes user actions with deep-learning techniques, and provides the user with context-specific visual feedback via a head-mounted display.

Matthias Schröder
Universität Bielefeld

Helge Ritter
Universität Bielefeld

76

Digital Fabrication and Manipulation Method for Underwater Display and Entertainment

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This study combines interactive manipulation technology with digital fabrication for underwater expression. It introduces a new method to add controllability to underwater objects by applying a structure of a Cartesian diver.

Amy Koike
University of Tsukuba

Satoshi Hashizume
University of Tsukuba

Kazuki Takazawa
University of Tsukuba

Mose Sakashita
University of Tsukuba

Keisuke Kawahara
University of Tsukuba

Daitetsu Sato
University of Tsukuba

Yoichi Ochiai
University of Tsukuba

77

Effects of Auditory Cues on Grasping a Virtual Object With a Bare Hand

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This AR system, which employs multisensory integration, shows that presenting a virtual object with an auditory cue is statistically more effective than presenting it without an auditory cue.

Mie Sato
Utsunomiya University

Haruna Kimura
Utsunomiya University

78

Escaping Specularity: Recovering Specular-Free Video Sequences From Rank-Constrained Data

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This poster explores how to recover lost information in video sequences, dealing with complex motion patters coming from cameras or objects. The work's significance is in its precise damaged-regions detection and low-rank representation of the temporal data, which achieves realistic minima in a computationally efficient manner.

Samar Alsaleh
The George Washington University

Angélica I. Avilés
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Alicia Casals
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

James Hahn
The George Washington University

79

Fast Back-Projection for Non-Line-of-Sight Reconstruction

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new back-projection technique for non-line-of-sight reconstruction allows imaging hidden geometry up to a thousand times faster than previous work, reducing computation times from hours to seconds and thus overcoming one of the key limitations that prevented real-world application of this technique.

Víctor Arellano
Universidad de Zaragoza

Diego Gutierrez
Universidad de Zaragoza

Adrian Jarabo
Universidad de Zaragoza

80

Lightdrum: Portable Surface-Reflectance Measurement Onsite

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This portable dome-based instrument is designed for measuring surface reflectance (bidirectional texture function and bidirectional reflectance distribution function) outside the lab. Measurement of different surfaces (floor, wall, ceiling) acquires 16680 HDR RGB images (400x400 pixels) of a planar patch (36x36mm) in 17 minutes.

Vlastimil Havran
Czech Technical University in Prague

Jan Hošek
Czech Technical University in Prague

Šárka Nemcová
Czech Technical University in Prague

Jiri Cap
Czech Technical University in Prague

Jiří Bittner
Czech Technical University in Prague

81

Obtuse Triangle Elimination for Isotropic Remeshing

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This simple yet efficient algorithm for eliminating obtuse triangles for isotropic remeshing can either be applied directly on the input mes or used as a post-processing step on results from other remeshing algorithms.

Yiqun Wang
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dong-Ming Yan
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chengcheng Tang
Stanford University

Xiaohan Liu
Chinese Academy of Sciences

82

Optimized Sampling for View Interpolation in Light Fields Using Local Dictionaries

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

An angular super-resolution method for light fields that uses local dictionaries extracted from a sampling mask for upsampling a sparse light field to a dense light field by applying compressed sensing reconstruction.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

David Schedl
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Clemens Birklbauer
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Oliver Bimber
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

83

Partial-Plane Sweep Volume for Deep-Learning-Based View Synthesis

Poster Sessions: Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

An efficient input structure for novel deep-learning-based view synthesis.

Kouta Takeuchi
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Kazuki Okami
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Daisuke Ochi
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

Hideaki Kimata
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories

84

Practical Acquisition of Translucent Liquids Using Polarized Transmission Imaging

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A practical and direct method for estimating optical properties including absorption, scattering, and a refractive index of translucent liquids for realistic rendering applications.

Invited to the First Round of the Student Research Competition

Jaewon Kim
Imperial College London

Abhijeet Ghosh
Imperial College London

85

Realistic Procedural Plant Modeling Guided by 3D Point Cloud

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

A new modeling framework for generating realistic plants by integrating point-cloud analysis with a rule-based approach for procedural plant modeling.

Jianwei Guo
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Zhanglin Cheng
Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology

Shibiao Xu
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xiaopeng Zhang
Chinese Academy of Sciences

86

Simple and Accurate Geometric Correction With Multiple Projectors

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Wednesday, 2 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This study demonstrates that it is possible to provide accurate multi-projection over a whole space using a simple procedure and commercially available cameras by freely arranging multiple projectors.

Yuka Nakamura
The University of Electro-Communications

Naoki Hashimoto
The University of Electro-Communications

87

Time-Series Matching for Biometric Visual Passwords

Poster Sessions: Monday, 31 July, 1-2 pm and Tuesday, 1 August, 12:15-1:15 pm

This new approach to biometric password systems uses time-series matching to achieve accuracy comparable to state-of-the-art algorithms with less training data.

Kaustubha Mendhurwar
Concordia University

Sudhir Mudur
Concordia University

Tiberiu Popa
Concordia University