IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications

Applications Department Archive 1994-2014

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Mar

Midair User Interfaces Employing Particle Screens

I Rakkolainen, A Sand, K Palovuori (Univ. of Tampere, Finland)

Jan

A VR-based Serious Game for Studying Emotional Regulation in Adolescents

A Rodriguez, B Rey, MD Vara, M Alcaniz, RM Banos, D Perez-Lopez (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)


2014

Nov

Using Global Illumination in Volume Visualization of Rheumatoid Arthritis CT Data

L. Zheng, A. J. Chaudhari, R. D. Badawi, K-L Ma (Univ. of California at Davis, USA)

Sept

Modeling Heading in Adult Soccer Players

E. Ponce, D. Ponce, M. Andresen (Universidad de Tarapaca, Chile)

July

Weavy: Interactive Card-Weaving Design and Construction

Y. Igarashi, J. Mitani (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)

May

A Brain Surgery Simulator

G. Echegaray, I. Herrera, I. Aguinaga, C. Buchart, D. Borro (Centre of Studies and Tech. Res.,  Spain)

Mar

Designing Emergency-Medical Service Helicopter Interiors Using Virtual Manikins

R. Michalski, J. Grobelny (Wroclaw Univ. of Tech., Poland)

Jan

Investigating Landfill Contamination by Visualizing Geophysical Data

V. Goncalves, P. Dias, M. J. Fontoura, R. Moura, B. S. Santos (University of Aveiro, Portugal)


2013

Nov

Design-to-Fabricate: Maker Hardware Requires Maker Software

R. Schmidt, M. Ratto (Autodesk Research, USA)

Sept

Vehicle Teleoperation Using 3D Maps and GPS Time Synchronization

T. Suzuki, Y. Amano, T. Hashizume, N. Kubo (Tokyo Univ. of Marine Sci. and Tech., Japan)

July

Visual Matrix Clustering of Social Networks

P. C. Wong, P. Mackey, H. Foote, R. May (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA)

May

Viewing Chinese Art on an Interactive Tabletop

C-K Hsieh, Y-P Hung, M. Ben-Ezra, H-F Hsieh (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

Mar

Haptic-Based Training for Tank Gunnery Using Decoupled Motion Control

G. Liu, K. Lu, Y. Zhang (Beihang University, China)

Jan

The Therapeutic Lamp: Treating Small-Animal Phobias

M. Wrzesien, M. Alcaniz, C. Botella, J-M Burkhardt, J. Breto-Lopez, M. Ortega, D. B. Brotons (Univ Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)


2012

Nov

Visualizing Marine Environment Changes to the Saemangeum Coast

J. Kim, J. Park (Korea Ocean R&D Inst. & Korean Adv. Inst. of Sci. and Tech., Korea)

Sept

Graphics Performance in Rich Internet Applications

R.C. Hoetzlein (Aalborg Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark)

July

Real-Time Visualization of Domain Coverages by Dynamically Moving Sensors

J. Miller (Univ. of Kansas, USA)

May

Rapid Dissemination of Light Transport Models on the Web

G.V.G. Baranoski, T. Dimson, T.F. Chen, B. Kimmel, D. Yim, E. Miranda (Univ. of Waterloo, Canada)

Mar

Epinome: A Visual Analytics Workbench for Epidemiology Data

Y. Livnat, T-M Rhyne, M. Samore (Univ. of Utah, USA)

Jan

Seri Rama: Converting a Shadow Play Puppet to Street Fighter

D.B.A. Ghani (Univ. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

 

2011

Nov

Modeling Neck and Brain Injuries in Infants

E. Ponce, D. Ponce (Univ. de Tarapaca, Chile)

Sept

Deco: A Designing Editor for Rhinestone Decoration

Y. Igarashi (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)

July

Digitally Interpreting Traditional Folk Crafts

T. Vilbrandt, C. Vilbrandt, G. Pasko, C. Stamm, A. Pasko (Bournemouth Univ., UK)

May

Affecticon: Emotion-based Icons for Music Retrieva

Min-Joon Yoo, In-Kwon Lee (Yonsei Univ., Korea)

Mar

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing of Customized Insoles

C.N. Huang, M.Y. Lee, C. C. Chang (Univ. of Tainan, Taiwan)

Jan

Augmented Reality for Aircraft Maintenance Training and Operations Support

F. De Crescenzio, M. Fantini, F. Persiani, L. Di Stefano, P. Azzari, S. Salti (Univ. of Bologna, Italy)

 

2010

Nov

3DUI 2010 Contest Grand Prize Winners

 

P. Figueroa, editor (Universidad del los Andes, Columbia): Winning entries from the 2010 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces contest.

Sept

Tools for Understanding and Interpreting Multi-valued Astronomical Data

T. Marrinan, T. Urness, C. Nelson, K. Kreimeyer, J. Mirocha (Drake U., U. of Colorado): Interactive 3D visualization of Seyfert galaxies.

July

Holly: A Drawing Editor for Stencil Design

 

Y. Igarashi, T. Igarashi (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan): Interactive graphics editor for drawing and automatic generation of stencil patterns.

May

Mid-Range Laser Scandata for Cultural Heritage Applications

 

C. Peters, A.P.Spring, T. Minns (U. of Plymouth & Exeter, UK): Data capture & modeling of historic buildings with mid-range laser scanning.

Mar

i3Drive, a System for 3D Interactive Scientific Driving Simulation

M. Ambroz, I. Prebil (U. of Ljubljana, Slovenia): Modeling and validation of wheeled-vehicle dynamics in virtual 3D environments.

Jan

Visual Classification: Expert Knowledge Guides Machine Learning

J. MacInnes, S. Santosa, W. Wright (Oculus Info, Inc.): Visualization of expert-guided clustering and classification in complex data sets.

 

 

2009

Nov

Voreen, A Rapid Prototyping Environment for Raycasting-based Volume Visualizations

J. Meyer-Spradow, T. Ropinski, J. Mensmann, K. Hinrichs (Univ. of Munster): GPU-based volume raycasting used for 3D medical imaging.

Sept

Creating Musical-Fountain Shows

M. Yoo, I. Lee (Yonsei University): Tools and techniques for creating lighted musical fountain shows synchronized with accompanying music.

July

A Virtualized Environment for Teaching Social Skills: AViSSS

J. Ehrlich, J. Miller (Univ. of Kansas): 3D virtual environment helping teens with Asperger’s syndrome overcome social interaction disabilities.

May

Presenting DEViSE: Data Exchange for Visualizing Security Events

H. Read, K. Xynos, A. Blyth (Univ. of Glamorgan): Interactive tools for visualization of network security data and detection of intrusion events.

Mar

The Booze Cruise: Impaired Driving in Virtual Spaces

J. Parker et al (Univ. of Calgary):  Serious game design case study using a 3D game engine to simulate the effects of driving while impaired.

Jan

Visual Exploration of the Vulcan CO2 Data

N. Andrysco, K. Gurney, B. Benes, K. Corbin (Purdue, Colorado State):  Atmospheric modeling at high resolution for analyzing climate change.

 

2008

Nov

Uniting the Paper and Digital Worlds

Keri Schreiner: The evolution of digital pen and paper technologies for notetaking including novel features, design challenges, and usability.

Sept

A Prototype for a Cartographic Human Body Analysis

E. Carvalho, A. Marcos, M. Santos, J. Espregueira-Mendes (U of Minho): Data modeling & visualization in 3D medical image mapping.

July

Overcoming the Uncanny Valley

Tom Geller: A look at the theories and real-world issues involved in creating near-human representations that avoid being disconcerting.

May

Using a Game Engine for VR Simulations to Support Evacuation Planning

A. Mól, C. Jorge, P. Couto (Comissčo Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Brazil): 3D game engine for analysing emergency building evacuations.

Mar

Evaluating Visual Analytics at the 2007 VAST Symposium Contest

C. Plaisant (Univ. of Maryland), et al:   Methodology and discussion of winning entries using visual analytics to evaluate complex datasets.

Jan

Digital Games Target Social Change

Keri Schreiner:  Video games designed to inspire social change, game categories with examples, technical and business challenges and trends.


2007

Nov

GPU-based Interactive, Stereoscopic Visualization of Automotive Crash Simulations

K. Sun, G. Watson, C. Seeling (Centre for Computational Prototyping).  GPU vertex shader algorithms used in simulating car crash deformation.

Sept

Envisioning the Wind: Meteorology Graphics at Weather Underground

Tom Geller: Advances in meteorology graphics and the keys to Weather Underground’s successes on the web, in print, and on television.

July

An Immersive Musical Instrument Prototype

 

Leonel Valbom and Aderito Marcos (Univ. of Minho): Using VR to design, prototype, and control real-time immersive musical instruments.

May

Where We At?  Mobile Phones Bring GPS to the Masses

Keri Schreiner: Location-based mobile phone apps, e.g., child tracking, social networking, games, sports + history, technology & privacy issues.

Mar

Imaging the World: The State of Online Mapping

 

Tom Geller: A look at how Google, MapQuest, Yahoo, etc. acquire and combine satellite, aerial, & map data to create geographic web services.

Jan

Field Vis: A Tool for Visualizing Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamic Flow

B. Field, S. O’Neill, V. Interrante, T. Jones, T. Urness (Univ of Minn.): Visualizing complex 3D flows in simulated galaxy cluster formation.

 

2006

Nov

Geo-Wall: Stereoscopic Visualization for Geoscience Research and Education

A. Johnson, J. Leigh, P. Morin, P. Van Keken (Univs. of IL, MN, MI): Case studies using low-cost CAVE technology in GeoSci education.

Sept

Interactive Tabletop Exhibits in Museums and Galleries

Tom Geller: Showcasing multiple examples of innovative display and interface technologies employed in public art and knowledge exhibits.

July

Visualizing the Underwater Behavior of Humpback Whales

C. Ware, R. Arsenault, D. Wiley, M. Plumlee, (Univ of New Hamp.):  Viz experts and biologists study humpback whale migration & behavior.

May

Computer Graphics Advances the Art of Anime

Jan Krikke: Japanese animation industry cuts costs and extend capabilities by deploying computer graphics.

Mar

Visual Effects and Video Analysis Lead to Olympics Victories

Laurel Sheppard: Graphics applications for the 2006 Winter Olympics including training/performance, venue design, broadcast technologies.

Jan

A 3D Visualization System for Hurricane Storm-Surge Flooding

K. Zhang, S-C Chen, P. Singh, K Saleem, N. Zhao (Florida Intl. Univ): Modeling and visualization of flooding due to hurricane storm surges.

 

2005

Nov

Visualization of Fluid Mixing in Microchannels

 

Kai Kang, Rene Chevray (Columbia University): Visualization of fluid flow dynamics and molecular diffusion in nanotechnology applications.

Sept

Near Real-Time Tsunami Computer Simulations within Reach

Jan Krikke: Advances in simulation and visualization of tsunami propagation in the aftermath of the 2004 Indonesian tsunami.

July

Cinematic Meeting Facilities Utilizing Large Displays

Gordan Kurtenbach, George Fitzmaurice (Alias Wavefront): Practical experience with large display installations in corporate briefing centers.

May

Autostereoscopic Displays: Forget the Funny Glasses

Ben Delaney: History of 3D displays with focus on the underlying technologies and applications of autostereoscopic display systems.

Mar

Applications of Computers to Dance

T. Calvert, L. Wilke, R. Ryman, I. Fox (SFU, Credo Inter., U Waterloo, Dance Notation Bureau):  Compose, edit, & animate dance notation.

Jan

Virtual Surgery Brings Back Smiles

Laurel Sheppard: “Smile Train” virtual surgery software on CD sent to doctors in developing countries for training in cleft palette surgery.

 

2004

Nov

A Decade of Applications

Mike Potel (Wildcrest Associates): Reflections on ten years of editing the IEEE CG&A Applications Department.

Sept

Visual Analytics in the Pharmaceutical Industry

J. Saffer, V. Burnett, G. Chen, P. van der Spec (OmniViz, Erasmus Med Cen): Multiple applications of visual analytics technologies in biotech.

July

Streaming Video Transforms the Media Industry

Jan Krikke: Streaming video technologies for cell phones, netcasters, portals, media convergence, and “The World's Smallest Film Festival”.

May

Seeing Data: New Methods for Understanding Information

Kirk Kroeker: Thinkmap, Inxight, and TheBrain, three innovative mapping & categorization systems for database and web navigation.

Mar

Noble Ape Simulation

Tom Barbalet (NobleApe/SourceForge): Landscape rendering and brain activity modeling in the open source “Noble Ape Simulation” project.

Jan

Virtual Building for Construction Projects

 

Laurel Sheppard: Examples of construction engineering projects which employ 4D modeling & planning using time-dependent CAD systems.

 

2003

Nov

Modeling Supernovae: Braving a Bold New Frontier

Anna Turnage: Astrophysicists use supercomputing and visualization software and hardware to probe black holes.

Sept

An Animated Day At The Races

Gene Koprowski: A real-time horseracing animation & broadcast system by Scotland’s VIS Entertainment, coming this Fall on UK TV.

July

Understanding Fire and Smoke Flow Through Modeling and Visualization

G Forney, D Madrzykowski, K McGrattan, L. Sheppard (NIST): Fire Dynamics Simulator & Smokeview viewer for studying building fires.

May

3D Design Tools Speed NASA Space Shuttle Work

Chad Mills (DLT Solutions/NASA): Use of 2D annotation on digital photos to facilitate electrical project planning.

Mar

Pervasive 3D Viewing for Product Data Management

Bruce D’Amora, Fausto Bernardini (IBM): Design, implementation, and performance of 3D viewers on PDAs for mechanical CAD applications.

Jan

Samurai Romanesque, J2ME, and the Battle for Mobile Cyberspace

Jan Krikke: Mobile/phone-based games, including massive multi-player games, technologies, development, and standards (J2ME v. MS).

 

2002

Nov

Biometrics and the Cyberhuman

Stephen Figgins: Physics simulation, finite-element analysis, and human modeling for auto crash studies at Wayne State Univ., ESI, and Toyota.


Sept

CAD Speeds up Dinnerware Designs

Laurel Sheppard: Use of 3D graphics at Pfaltzgraff for design, mold fabrication, and manufacturing of ceramic plates and containers.


July

Graphics and Security: Exploring Visual Biometrics

Kirk Kroeker: Overview of graphics technology used for biometric security including face-, fingerprint-, and iris-recognition technologies.


May

Reducing Aircraft Noise with Computer Graphics

Anna Turnage: Reducing helicopter noise pollution using VR and viz in the Penn State's Aerospace Engineering Department.


Mar

Computer Graphics: Helping to Cope With Terrorism

Ben Delaney: Graphics used in the aftermath of 9/11: media coverage, rescue & recovery, structural analysis, rebuilding & memorial plans.


Jan

Understanding Normal Cardiac Development Using Animated Models

J.-M. Schleich, C. Almange, J.-L. Dillenseger, & J.-L. Coatrieux, (Univ. of Renne): Modeling & animation of heart morphology & development.



2001

Nov

Graphics in Computational Paleontology

Stephen Figgins: Techniques used to analyze fossils including serial sectioning, scanning, surface reconstruction, & mathematical modeling.


Sept

Speeding Things Up: Bicycle Racing Uses Computers Before Reaching Starting Line

Mary Hanson & Emmanouil Skoufos: Graphics for optimizing design & performance in world-class bicycle racing such as the Tour de France.


July

Something to Smile About: 3D Graphics are Revolutionizing Oral Health Care

Mary Hanson: Examples of how 3D graphics are enabling new techniques in orthodontia, dental implants, and maxillofacial surgery.


May

Graphics Applications over the Wireless Web: Japan Sets the Pace

Jan Krikke: Report on the protocols, applications, & user interfaces used by 3rd generation wireless standards such as NTT DoCoMo’s i-Mode.


Mar

3D Mapping of Underwater Caves

Barbara Anne am Ende (US Deep Caving Team): Exploration and mapping of Florida’s Wakulla Springs underwater caves.


Jan

Wired Worlds: Exploring the Digital Frontier

 

Tony Sweeny (National Museum of Photography, Film & Television): Expert guided tour of NMPFT and sampler of innovative digital media.


 

2000

Nov

Beyond First Aid: Emergency Response Teams Turn to Graphics

Mary Hanson: Mapping, training, and emergency situation management using GIS, visualization, web, and wireless technologies.


Sept

Fingerprint-based forensics in Argentina

Mary Hanson: Fingerprint identification systems used in investigation of Argentina’s Desaparecidos (“The Dissappeared”).


July

Axonometry: A Matter of Perspective

Jan Krikke: Discussion of axonometric drawing, its origins in Japanese art, and its applications in computer graphics.


May

Visualization in Urban Planning: They Didn’t Build LA in a Day

Ben Delaney: Cities use visualization and simulation for community planning, with examples in LA, Philadelphia, NYC, Washington DC.


Mar

Maya: “So Ya Wanna Be a Rock ‘n Roll Star” Revisited

Jeffrey Abouaf: Impact of Maya on art education and its use by graphic arts students in film, game, and video production.


Jan

Envisioning Yuan Ming Yuan (Garden of Perfect Brightness)

Lifeng Wang, Christine Wang, Alain Fournier, (U British Columbia): Reconstructing environment, buildings, artifacts of lost Beijing gardens.


 

1999

Nov

The NYSE’s 3D Trading Floor

Ben Delaney: Overview of the New York Stock Exchange’s new real-time operations command and control center.


Sept

Night Vision: Infrared Takes to the Road

Keri Schreiner: Technology, design, and user interface considerations underlying Cadillac’s new Night Vision driver-assist system.


July

Parametric Wafer Map Visualization

Y. Arthur Lin (Analog Devices): Analysis of quality and yield metrics during semiconductor fabrication.


May

Virtual Recovery of Excavated Relics

J.Y. Zheng, Z.L.Zhang (Kyushu Inst of Tech): 3D, VR, and multimedia in excavating the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses site in Xi’an, China.


Mar

VizSim Technology Helps Find Oil Faster

Ben Delaney: History and recent advances in systems for visualizing seismic data in the oil exploration industry.


Jan

The Florentine Pietá: Can Visualization Solve the 450-Year-Old Mystery?

Jeffrey Abouaf: Creation of detailed 3D model of the famous Michelangelo statue and analysis of its controversial restoration.



1998

Nov

Variations on Perfection: The Séquin-Collins Sculpture Generator

Jeffrey Abouaf: The use of computer graphics to design, prototype, and fabricate sculptures based on high-order mathematical shapes.


Sept

On the Trail of the Shadow Woman: The Mystery of Motion Capture

Ben Delaney: Using motion capture in movies, commercials, and games, plus history, technologies, economics, applications, and issues.


July

Trial by Fire: Teleoperated Robot Targets Chernobyl

Jeffrey Abouaf: SGI and partners "Pioneer Project" to build a robot for investigation & visualization of Chernobyl Power Plant containment.


May

Imaging in Medicine--Here's Looking at You, Kid

Ben Delaney: New imaging & VR techniques in medicine for diagnosis & treatment of unique conditions, training applications, planning.


Mar

Fraunhofer Institute: Building on a Decade of Computer Graphics Research

Rae Earnshaw (Univ of Bradford): Report on the opening of the new Fraunhofer Institute, Darmstadt, Germany.


Jan

Motion Sick in Cyberspace

Mike Potel (Wildcrest Associates): Report on "motion" sickness from VR systems, immersive displays, and video games.


 

1997

Nov

Faster, Better, Cheaper -- NASA Visualizes the Solar System


Ben Delaney: Survey of latest NASA planetary missions, economics and technologies for imaging, transmission, processing, visualization.

Sept

Digital Orthophotography: Mapping with Pictures


Anne C. Lear: Overview of the U.S. Geological Society National Digital Orthophoto Project.

July

Virtual Reality Provides Real Therapy

Anne C. Lear: Using VR systems to treat phobias, anxiety & neurological disorders, pain & disability management.


May

Meeting the Future at the University of Michigan Media Union


William P. Flanagan with Rae Earnshaw (sidebar by Randy Frank): Guided tour of the Uof M Media Union facility.

Mar

The FoxTrax Hockey Puck Tracking System


Rick Cavallaro (News Corporation/Fox Sports): History, problems, goals, alternatives for Fox TV NHL hockey puck enhancement system.

Jan

Archaeological Models: Pretty Pictures or Research Tools?

Dave Sims: Harrison Eiteljorg talks about using computer models in archaeology: appreciation and study, research and restoration.


 

1996


Nov

Computer Graphics and DNA Sequencing

Mike Potel (Taligent): DNA sequencing, instrument control, analysis, storage/retrieval, & matching on genetic data sets.

Sept

3D Scanning in Apparel Design and Engineering

Steven Paquette (US Army): 3D whole body scanning systems in clothing manufacture, anthropometry, equipment design, medicine.

July

VRML Adds a New Dimension to Web Browsing

Karen Whitehouse: A survey of interesting VRML sites, featuring a wide range of commercial, scientific, and artistic applications.

May

WWW Extends "Apprentice's Assistant" to Global Medical Resource / Re-creating a Lost Village in 3D

Dave Sims: Tour of University of Iowa's innovative Virtual Hospital + Anthropologists recreate pre-Columbian village in Peru using VR.

Mar

Weather Without the Weatherman

Karen Whitehouse: Multiple uses of graphics at WWW sites for weather maps, forecasting, live weather cameras, & study of special phenomena.

Jan

Putting the Visible Human to Work

Dave Sims: Four examples of applications & products based on the data sets from the National Library of Medicine's Visible Human project.

 

1995

Nov

Molecules at Your Fingertips

Dave Sims: Using stereolithographic fabrication to assist molecular visualization for a blind chemist at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Sept

Undersea and in the Air VR Offers a Thrill a Minute

Dave Sims: Four of the latest examples of advanced graphics-based rides and amusements.

July

From the Ground Up / Building a High-Resolution Seismic Model

Dave Sims: James Starrs (GWU) VR solves 1953 CIA agent murder + Kevin Furlong (Penn State & USGS) reconstructs SF Bay 3D geology

May

At Oak Ridge, a Car Crash on the World Wide Web

Dave Sims: ORNL uses high resolution car crash simulation instead of real cars.

Mar

See How They Run: Modeling Evacuations in VR

Dave Sims: Colt Virtual Reality, Ltd. performs dynamic simulations and visualization of crowd behavior in support of architectural design.

Jan

Keeping an Electronic Eye on the Road

Karen Whitehouse: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute uses Perceptron 3D imaging camera to study traffic patterns.

 

1994

Nov

Comet Explodes on Jupiter -- and the Web


Karen Whitehouse: Shoemaker-Levy comet collision causes unprecedented WWW graphics activity.