Rays of Light

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Date: Wednesday, December 5th
Time: 2:15pm - 2:40pm
Venue: G402 (4F, Glass Building)


Summary: Ray-Trace self-intersecting Implicit Surfaces on the GPU with a simple Hessian Matrix.

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Jag Mohan Singh received his B.Tech (Honours) and MS by Research in Computer Science from the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad in 2005 and 2008 respectively. He was a member of Centre of Visual Information Technology (CVIT) from 2003 till 2008. He has published articles in international conferences and journals. He is currently pursuing his PhD in the field of Information Security at NTNU, Gjovik, Norway.

Pankaj Wasnik recieved his B.Tech in Instrumentation Engineering in 2008. He completed his M. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharaghpur in 2011. He has published articles in international conferences in journals. He is currently pursuing his PhD in the field of Computer Science at NTNU, Gjovik, Norway.

Prof. Dr. Raghavendra Ramachandra received the bachelor’s degree from the University of Mysore (UOM), Mysore, India, the master’s degree in electronics and communication from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science and technology from UOM and Institute Telecom, and Telecom Sudparis, Évry, France (carried out as a collaborative work). He is currently a Professor in Information Security with the Institute of Information Security and Communication Technology (IIT), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway.

Date: Wednesday, December 5th
Time: 2:40pm - 3:05pm
Venue: G402 (4F, Glass Building)


Summary: In this paper, we propose a method to improve the estimation accuracy for many-light rendering of visual and illumination effects such as antialiasing, DOF, volumetric scattering and subsurface scattering.

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Hirokazu Sakai received the BS degree from Wakayama University in 2017. He is currently a graduate student in Wakayama University.

Kosuke Nabata received the BS and MS degrees from Wakayama University in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He is currently a PhD. student in Wakayama University.

Shinya Yasuaki received the BS and MS degrees from Wakayama University in 2015 and 2017, respectively. He is currently working at Square Enix Co. Ltd.

Kei Iwasaki is currently an associate professor at Wakayama University.

Date: Wednesday, December 5th
Time: 3:05pm - 3:30pm
Venue: G402 (4F, Glass Building)


Summary: Recent advances in deep image processing allow realtime building and raycasting of a Compound Deep Image to determine distance between Virtual Point Lights and geometry for indirect lighting.

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Jesse Archer is a PhD student at RMIT University. His research interests are realtime computer graphics and GPU computing. He completed a Bachelor of Computer Science in 2008, Games and Graphics Programming in 2010, and Honours in 2015 at RMIT.

Geoff Leach is a lecturer in the School of Science at RMIT University. His major research interests include computer graphics, computational science and GPU computing. He teaches mostly computer graphics, and has been using OpenGL since the 1.1 days. He holds a MAppSci degree from RMIT.

Pyarelal is a senior software engineer at Nvidia. He completed his PhD in computer science at RMIT University in 2015, with research interests in real-time computer graphics and a background in games programming.

Date: Wednesday, December 5th
Time: 3:30pm - 3:55pm
Venue: G402 (4F, Glass Building)


Summary: We propose a novel pro-cam technique for reconstruction of the volumetric reflectance inside an object by using spatio-sequentially modulated illumination to extract only the required signal at a 3D point.

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Tsuyoshi Takatani is currently a doctoral student at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan, and also a research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He was a research engineer at Toshiba R&D Center, Japan, from 2013 to 2016 and a research intern at Microsoft Research Asia, China, in 2011. He received his B.E. and M.S. from Osaka University in 2011 and 2013, respectively. His research interests include computational imaging and fabrication, computer vision, and computer graphics. He is a member of OSA and ACM.

Takahito Aoto is currently a researcher at University of Tsukuba, Japan since 2018. He was a researcher at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan in 2016. He was a researcher at National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan in 2017. He received M.S and Ph. D. degrees in Engineering from NAIST in 2012 and 2015. His research interests include applied optics and computational photography, field, and fabrication. He is a member of OSA, CVF and ACM.

Kenichiro Tanaka received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in CS from Osaka University in 2014 and 2017, respectively. In April 2017, he joined Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) as an assistant professor. His research interests include computer vision and computational photography, imaging, and illumination. He is a member of IEEE and CVF.

Takuya Funatomi is currently an associate professor at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan since 2015. He was an assistant professor at Kyoto University, Japan from 2007 to 2015, and a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University, USA in 2014. He received B.S. degree in Engineering, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Informatics from Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University in 2002, 2004, and 2007, respectively. His research interests include computer vision, computer graphics, and pattern recognition. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and Communication Society, and Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan.

Yasuhiro Mukaigawa received his M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Tsukuba in 1994 and 1997, respectively. He became a research associate at Okayama University in 1997, an assistant professor at University of Tsukuba in 2003, an associate professor at Osaka University in 2004, and a professor at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in 2014. His current research interests include photometric analysis and computational photography. He is a member of IEEE.

 

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