Date Information
20-10-2017 Updated course schedule and open topics.

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 We will contact you via email, to confirm your registration.

Topics will be assigned at the first meeting, which takes place on 17th of October.
Prof. Holger Theisel, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Wilde
Tuesday, 13:00 - 15:00, G29-E037
Proseminar, 2SWS, ECTS-Credits: 3

WPF CV;B 3-4
WPF IngIF;B 3-4
WPF IF;B 3-4
Basic knowledge in computer science, computer graphics, linear algebra and numerics.
Compulsory attendance, active collaboration and an oral topic presentation (20 minutes) (3CP)
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Course Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
17.10. Distribution of Topics
24.10. Preparation Time
31.10. Reformation Day
07.11. skipped
14.11. Tessa 12 – Depixeling Pixel Art
Karina 17 – Color Harmonization
21.11. Nepomuk 6 – Upright Orientation of Man-Made Objects
Robert 13 – Dual Photography
28.11. Luisa 15 – Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing
Sarah 10 – A Morphable Model For The Synthesis of 3D Faces
05.12. Peer-Matthis 18 – Global Illumination using Photon Maps
26.12. Christmas Break
02.01. Christmas Break

Open Topics

Id Paper Title
1 Teddy: A Sketching Interface for 3D Freeform Design
2 Vector Field Based Shape Deformations
3 Surface Simplification Using Quadric Error Metrics
4 Photo Tourism: Exploring Photo Collections in 3D
5 Diffusion Curves: A Vector Representation for Smooth-Shaded Images
7 Fluorescent Immersion Range Scanning
8 Direct Visibility of Point Sets
9 Goal-based Caustics
11 The UnMousePad – An Interpolating Multi-Touch Force-Sensing Input Pad
14 Make It Stand: Balancing Shapes for 3D Fabrication
16 Smooth and efficient zooming and panning
19 Skippy: Single View 3D Curve Interactive Modeling
20 Image Quilting for Texture Synthesis and Transfer