Hot Topics in Computer Graphics

During the last decades, computer graphics has become a widespread and sophisticated branch of computer science due to constant and high-quality research. In this seminar we will discuss up-to-date and seminal works which advance the state-of-the-art of the field of computer graphics. The topics are selected to be of scientific importance and at the same time to be comprehensible and understandable with basic knowledge of computer science and computer graphics.

Prior registration is required:
Please send an email with your name, course of studies (Studiengang), and registration ID (Matrikelnummer) to

Topics will be assigned at the first meeting, which takes place on 14th of October.
Prof. Holger Theisel, Tobias G?nther, M.Sc.
Tuesday, 9:00 - 11:00, G29-K059
WPF CV;B 3-4 (ECTS-Credits: 3)
WPF CV;i ab 8 (ECTS-Credits: 4)
WPF CSE;B 3-4 (ECTS-Credits: 3)
WPF IF;B 3-4 (ECTS-Credits: 3)
WPF IF;i ab 8 (ECTS-Credits: 4)
WPF INGIF;i ab 8 (ECTS-Credits: 4)
WPF WIF;B 3-4 (ECTS-Credits: 3)
WPF WIF;i ab 8 (ECTS-Credits: 4)
Basic knowledge in computer science, computer graphics, linear algebra and numerics.
Compulsory attendance and active collaboration and additionally:
- Bachelor: Oral topic presentation (30 minutes) (3CP)
- Diploma: Oral topic presentation (30 minutes) and a short topic summary (3-4 pages) for the seminar reader (4CP)
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Course Schedule

Datum Vortragende/r Thema
04.11.2014 Matthias Teddy: A Sketching Interface for 3D Freeform Design
11.11.2014 [kein Termin]
18.11.2014 Felix Depixeling Pixel Art
Sebastian Opacity Optimization for 3D Line Fields
25.11.2014 Viola Smooth and Efficient Zooming and Panning
Paul Surface Simplification Using Quadratic Error Metrics
02.12.2014 Alina A Morphable Model For The Synthesis of 3D Faces
Alexander Direct Visibilty of Point Sets
09.12.2014 Michael Vector Field Based Shape Deformations
J?rn Upright Orientation of Man-Made Objects
16.12.2014 Martin Goal-based Caustics
13.01.2015 Alice Plushie: An Interactive Design System for Plush Toys
Claudius Diffusion Curves: A Vector Representation for Smooth-Shaded Images
Janos Photo Tourism: Exploring Photo Collections in 3D
20.01.2015 Sara Make it Stand: Balancing Shapes for 3D Fabrication
Daniel Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing
Paul Digital Bas-Relief from 3D Scenes
27.01.2015 Robert Fluorescent Immersion Range Scanning
Tobias Dual Photography
03.02.2015 Marcel The UnMousePad – An Interpolating Multi-Touch Force-Sensing Input Pad
Silas Interactive Procedural Street Modeling

Free Topics

Id Paper Title
1 Exchanging Faces in Images
2 Prediction of Individual Non-Linear Aging Trajectories of Faces
3 Procedural Generation of Roads
4 Coded Exposure Photography: Motion Deblurring using Fluttered Shutter
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