IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications

Applications Department Archive 1994-present

Department Editor: Mike Potel

Rev: 10/2/2018




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Spatio-Temporal Urban Data Analysis: A Visual Analytics Perspective


Harish Doraiswamy , New York University (USA)

Juliana Freire , New York University

Marcos Lage , Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil)

Fabio Miranda , New York University

Claudio Silva , New York University



LightPainter: Creating Long-Exposure Imagery from Videos


Yi-Ling Chen , University of California, Davis (USA)

Zhenyu Tang , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA)

Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California, Davis



4D Cubism: Modeling, Animation, and Fabrication of Artistic Shapes 


Quentin Corker-Marin , Glassworks Ltd. (UK)

Alexander Pasko , Skolkovo Inst. of Science & Tech. (Russia)

Valery Adzhiev , Bournemouth University (UK)



Simulation of Underwater Excavation Using Dredging Procedures


Pavel Kouril , Masaryk University (Czech Republic)

Fotis Liarokapis , Masaryk University



ColorMoves: Real-time Interactive Colormap Construction for Scientific Visualization


Francesca Samsel , University of Texas at Austin (USA)

Sebastian Klaassen , University of Vienna (Austria)

David H. Rogers , Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA)





Visual Communication and Cognition in Everyday Decision-Making


Claudine Jaenichen , Chapman University (USA)



Visual Analytics for Spatial Clusters of Air-Quality Data


Zhiguang Zhou , Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (China)

Zhifei Ye , Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Yanan Liu , Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Fang Liu , Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Yubo Tao , Zhejiang University

Weihua Su , Zhejiang Gongshang University



Performance-Based Animation Using Constraints for Virtual Object Manipulation


Jaepyung Hwang , Hanyang University (South Korea)

Kwanguk Kim , Hanyang University

Il Hong Suh , Hanyang University

Taesoo Kwon , Hanyang University



Efficient Surgical Cutting with Position-Based Dynamics


Iago Berndt , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Rafael Torchelsen , Federal University of Pelotas

Anderson Maciel , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul



STRAD Wheel: Web-Based Library for Visualizing Temporal Data


Diana Fernondez-Prieto , University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)

Carol Naranjo-Valero , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

Jose Tiberio Hernandez , University of Los Andes (Columbia)

Hans Hagen , University of Kaiserslautern



Interactive Exploration of 3D Scanned Baggage


Michael Traore , Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (France)

Christophe Hurter , Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile





Customized Body Mapping to Facilitate the Ergonomic Design of Sportswear 

Mingliang Cao , Foshan University (Taiwan)

Yi Li , University of Manchester

Yueping Guo , Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Lei Yao , Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

Zhigeng Pan , Hangzhou Normal University



Wearable Real-Time Skateboard Trick Visualization and Its Community Perception

Benjamin H. Groh , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg (Germany)

Jasmin Flaschka , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg

Markus Wirth , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg

Thomas Kautz , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg

Martin Fleckenstein , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg

Bjoern M. Eskofier , Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg



Precision Agriculture: Using Low-Cost Systems to Acquire Low-Altitude Image

Moacir Ponti , University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Arthur A. Chaves , University of Sao Paulo

Fabio R. Jorge , University of Sao Paulo

Gabriel B.P. Costa , University of Sao Paulo

Adimara Colturato , University of Sao Paulo

Kalinka R.L.J.C. Branco , University of Sao Paulo



A System for Integrated Visualization in Oil Exploration and Production

Alberto Raposo , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Luciano Reis , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Vinicius Rodrigues , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Rodrigo Pinheiro , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Pablo Elias , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Renato Cherullo , Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro



Lessons Learned from Designing Visualization Dashboards

Maria-Elena Froese , University of Victoria (Canada)

Melanie Tory , Tableau Research (USA)


Virtual Sculpting and 3D Printing for Young People with Disabilities


Leigh Mcloughlin , Bournemouth University (UK)

Oleg Fryazinov , Bournemouth University

Mark Moseley , Victoria Education Centre

Mathieu Sanchez , Bournemouth University

Valery Adzhiev , Bournemouth University

Peter Comninos , Bournemouth University

Alexander Pasko , Bournemouth University





CraMs: Craniometric Analysis Application Using 3D Skull Models


Paulo Dias , DETI, IEETA, University of Aveiro (Portugal)

Luis Neves , University of Aveiro

Daniel Santos , University of Aveiro

Catarina Coelho , University of Coimbra

Maria Teresa Ferreira , Forensic Sciences Center, Univ. of Coimbra

Helder Santos , Grupo Dryas Octopetala

Samuel Silva , IEETA, University of Aveiro

Beatriz Sousa Santos , DETI, IEETA, University of Aveiro



Contiguous Animated Edge-Based Cartograms for Traffic Visualization


Pedro Cruz , University of Coimbra (Portugal)

Antonio Cruz , University of Coimbra

Penousal Machado , University of Coimbra



Premo: DreamWorks Animation's New Approach to Animation


Paul Carmen DiLorenzo , DreamWorks Animation (USA)



Using Visualization to Derive Insights from Research Funding Portfolios


Andreea Molnar , Portsmouth University (UK)

Ann F. McKenna , Arizona State University (USA)

Qing Liu , Arizona State University

Mihaela Vorvoreanu , Purdue University (USA)

Krishna Madhavan , Purdue University



Midair User Interfaces Employing Particle Screens


Ismo Rakkolainen , University of Tampere, Finland

Antti Sand , University of Tampere, Finland

Karri Palovuori , Tampere University of Technology, Finland



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

Alejandro Rodriguez , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Spain

Beatriz Rey , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Spain

Ma Dolores Vara , Universidad de Valencia, Spain

Maja Wrzesien , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Spain

Mariano Alcaniz , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Spain

Rosa Ma Banos , Universidad de Valencia, Spain

David Perez-Lopez , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Spain







Using Global Illumination in Volume Visualization of Rheumatoid Arthritis CT Data

Lin Zheng , University of California at Davis (USA)

Abhijit J. Chaudhari , University of California at Davis

Ramsey D. Badawi , University of California at Davis

Kwan-Liu Ma , University of California at Davis



Modeling Heading in Adult Soccer Players

Ernesto Ponce , Universidad de Tarapac (Chile)

Daniel Ponce , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Max Andresen , Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile



Weavy: Interactive Card-Weaving Design and Construction

Yuki Igarashi , University of Tsukuba (Japan)

Jun Mitani , University of Tsukuba



A Brain Surgery Simulator

Goretti Echegaray , Centre of Studies and Technical Research (CEIT), Spain

Imanol Herrera , Centre of Studies and Technical Research (CEIT)

Iker Aguinaga , Centre of Studies and Technical Research (CEIT)

Carlos Buchart , Centre of Studies and Technical Research (CEIT)

Diego Borro , Centre of Studies and Technical Research (CEIT)



Designing Emergency-Medical Service Helicopter Interiors Using Virtual Manikins

Rafal Michalski , Wroclaw Univ. of Tech., Poland

Jerzy Grobelny , Wroclaw Univ. of Tech., Poland



Investigating Landfill Contamination by Visualizing Geophysical Data

Vitor Goncalves , Polytech. Inst. of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Paulo Dias , Univ. of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Maria Joao Fontoura , Univ. of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Rui Moura , Univ. of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Beatriz Sousa Santos , Univ. of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal





Design-to-Fabricate: Maker Hardware Requires Maker Software

Ryan Schmidt , Autodesk Research (USA)

Matt Ratto , Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada



Vehicle Teleoperation Using 3D Maps and GPS Time Synchronization

T. Suzuki , Tokyo Univ. of Marine Sci. & Technol., Tokyo, Japan

Y. Amano , Waseda Univ., Tokyo, Japan

T. Hashizume , Waseda Univ., Tokyo, Japan

N. Kubo , Tokyo Univ. of Marine Sci. & Technol., Tokyo, Japan



Visual Matrix Clustering of Social Networks

Pak Chung Wong , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)

P. Mackey , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)

H. Foote , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)

R. May , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)



Viewing Chinese Art on an Interactive Tabletop

Chun-ko Hsieh , Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan

Yi-Ping Hung , Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan

M. Ben-Ezra , MIT Media Lab., MA, USA

Hsin-Fang Hsieh , Nat. Palace Museum, Taiwan



Haptic-Based Training for Tank Gunnery Using Decoupled Motion Control

Guanyang Liu , Beihang University, China

Keke Lu , Beihang University, China

Yuru Zhang , Beihang University, China



The Therapeutic Lamp: Treating Small-Animal Phobias

M. Wrzesien , Univ. Politec. de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

M. Alcaiz , Univ. Politec. de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

C. Botella , Univ. Jaume I, Castellon, Spain

J-M Burkhardt , Inst. Francais des Sci. et Technol. des Transp., France

J. Bretn-Lpez , Univ. Jaume I, Castellon, Spain

M. Ortega , Univ. Politec. de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

D. B. Brotons , Univ. Politec. de Valencia, Valencia, Spain





Visualizing Marine Environment Changes to the Saemangeum Coast

Jinah Kim , Korea Inst. of Ocean Sci. & Technol., South Korea

Jinah Park , Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Daejeon, South Korea



Graphics Performance in Rich Internet Applications

R. C. Hoetzlein , Aalborg Univ. Copenhagen, Aalborg, Denmark




Real-Time Visualization of Domain Coverages by Dynamically Moving Sensors

James R. Miller , University of Kansas, USA




Rapid Dissemination of Light Transport Models on the Web

Thomas Dimson , University of Waterloo, Canada

Daniel Yim , University of Waterloo

Bradley Kimmel , University of Waterloo

Erik Miranda , University of Waterloo

Gladimir V.G. Baranoski , University of Waterloo

Tenn F. Chen , University of Waterloo



Epinome: A Visual Analytics Workbench for Epidemiology Data

Yarden Livnat , University of Utah, USA

Matthew H. Samore , University of Utah

Theresa-Marie Rhyne , University of Utah



Seri Rama: Converting a Shadow Play Puppet to Street Fighter


Dahlan Bin Abdul Ghani , Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




Modeling Neck and Brain Injuries in Infants

Daniel Ponce , Universidad Federal de Santa Catarina, Chile

Ernesto Ponce , Universidad de Tarapac



Deco: A Designing Editor for Rhinestone Decoration

Yuki Igarashi , University of Tsukuba, Japan




Digitally Interpreting Traditional Folk Crafts

Turlif Vilbrandt , Digital Materialization Lab, Japan

Cherie Stamm , Uformia

Alexander Pasko , Bournemouth University, UK

Carl Vilbrandt , Digital Materialization Lab, Chile

Galina Ivanovna Pasko , British Institute of Technology and E-commerce



Affecticon: Emotion-based Icons for Music Retrieval

In-Kwon Lee , Yonsei University, South Korea

Min-Joon Yoo , Yonsei University



Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing of Customized Insoles

Chung-Neng Huang , National University of Tainan, Taiwan

Ming-Yih Lee , Chang-Guang University

Chong-Ching Chang , National University of Tainan



Augmented Reality for Aircraft Maintenance Training and Operations Support

Franco Persiani , University of Bologna, Italy

Pietro Azzari , Snap-On Equipment

Samuele Salti , University of Bologna

Massimiliano Fantini , University of Bologna

Luigi Di Stefano , University of Bologna

Francesca De Crescenzio , University of Bologna





3DUI 2010 Contest Grand Prize Winners


Sbastien Kuntz , I'm in VR (France)

Felipe Bacim , Virginia Tech (USA)

Sofie Notelaers , Hasselt University (Belgium)

Regis Kopper , Virginia Tech

Tao Ni , Virginia Tech

Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech

Yoshifumi Kitamura , Tohoku University (Japan)

Karin Coninx , Hasselt University

Tom De Weyer , Hasselt University

Anamary Leal , Virginia Tech

Pablo Figueroa , Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Johanna Renny Octavia , Hasselt University

Lode Vanacken , Hasselt University

Steven Maesen , Hasselt University

Anastasiia Beznosyk , Hasselt University


Winning entries from the 2010 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces contest.



Understanding and Interpreting Multivalued Astronomical Data 

Timothy Urness , Drake University (USA)

Charles Nelson , Drake University

Kory Kreimeyer , Drake University

Jordan Mirocha , Drake University

Thomas Marrinan , Drake University


Interactive 3D visualization of Seyfert galaxies.



Holly: A Drawing Editor for Designing Stencils 


Yuki Igarashi , University of Tsukuba (Japan)

Takeo Igarashi , University of Tokyo


Interactive graphics editor for drawing and automatic generation of stencil patterns.



Using Mid-Range Laser Scanners to Digitize Cultural-Heritage Sites


Adam P. Spring , Archaeovault (UK)

Caradoc Peters , University of Plymouth, Truro College Campus

Tom Minns , Combined Universities in Cornwall


Data capture and modeling of historic buildings with mid-range laser scanning.



i3Drive, a 3D Interactive Driving Simulator 

Ivan Prebil , University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Miha Ambro_ , University of Ljubljana


Modeling and validation of wheeled-vehicle dynamics in virtual 3D environments.



Visual Classification: Expert Knowledge Guides Machine Learning

Stephanie Santosa , Oculus Info (USA)

Joseph MacInnes , Oculus Info

William Wright , Oculus Info


Visualization of expert-guided clustering and classification in complex data sets.






Voreen: A Rapid-Prototyping Environment for Ray-Casting-Based Volume Visualizations

J. Meyer-Spradow , Univ. of Munster, Munster, Germany

T. Ropinski , Univ. of Munster, Munster, Germany

J. Mensmann , Univ. of Munster, Munster, Germany

K. Hinrichs , Univ. of Munster, Munster, Germany


GPU-based volume raycasting used for 3D medical imaging.



Creating Musical-Fountain Shows 

In-Kwon Lee , Yonsei University, South Korea

Min-Joon Yoo , Yonsei University


Tools and techniques for creating lighted musical fountain shows synchronized with accompanying music.



A Virtual Environment for Teaching Social Skills: AViSSS

Justin A. Ehrlich , University of Kansas, USA

James R. Miller , University of Kansas


3D virtual environment helping teens with Aspergerճ syndrome overcome social interaction disabilities.



Presenting DEViSE: Data Exchange for Visualizing Security Events

Andrew Blyth , University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Huw Read , University of Glamorgan

Konstantinos Xynos , University of Glamorgan


Interactive tools for visualization of network security data and detection of intrusion events.



The Booze Cruise: Impaired Driving in Virtual Spaces 

John Heerema , University of Calgary, Canada

Phillipa Gil , University of Calgary

Nathan Sorenson , University of Calgary

James R. Parker , University of Calgary

Vishal Kochlar , University of Calgary

Ronan Sicre , University of Calgary

Lori Shyba , University of Calgary

Nooshin Esmaeili , University of Calgary


Serious game design case study using a 3D game engine to simulate the effects of driving while impaired.



Visual Exploration of the Vulcan CO_ Data

Bedrich Bene_ , Purdue University, USA

Kathy Corbin , Colorado State University

Nathan Andrysco , Purdue University

Kevin Robert Gurney , Purdue University


Atmospheric modeling at high resolution for analyzing climate change.





Uniting the Paper and Digital Worlds 

Keri Schreiner , Word1Editorial (USA)


Evolution of digital pen and paper technologies for notetaking including novel features, design challenges, and usability.



A Prototype for Cartographic Human Body Analysis

Aderito Marcos , University of Minho (Portugal)

Joao Espregueira-Mendes , University of Minho

Maribel Yasmina Santos , University of Minho

Elizabeth Carvalho , University of Minho


Data modeling & visualization in 3D medical image mapping.



Overcoming the Uncanny Valley 

Tom Geller , (USA)


Theories and real-world issues involved in creating near-human representations that avoid being disconcerting.



Using a Game Engine for VR Simulations in Evacuation Planning

Antonio Carlos A. Mol , Comisso Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Brazil

Pedro M. Couto , Faculdades Para?so, Brazil

Carlos Alexandre F. Jorge , Comisso Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Brazil


3D game engine for analyzing emergency building evacuations.



Evaluating Visual Analytics at the 2007 VAST Symposium Contest

Catherine Plaisant , University of Maryland (USA)

Theresa O'Connell , National Institute of Standards and Technology

Georges Grinstein , University of Massachusetts Lowell

Kanupriya Singhal , Georgia Institute of Technology

William Wright , Oculus Info

John Stasko , Georgia Institute of Technology

Neel Parekh , Georgia Institute of Technology

Annie Tat , Oculus Info

Sharon Laskowski , National Institute of Standards and Technology

Jean Scholtz , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Lynn Chien , Oculus Info

Mark Whiting , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Zhicheng Liu , Georgia Institute of Technology

Carsten Grg , Georgia Institute of Technology


Methodology and discussion of winning entries using visual analytics to evaluate complex datasets.



Digital Games Target Social Change

Keri Schreiner , Word1Editorial (USA)


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




GPU-Based Interactive, Stereoscopic Visualization of Automotive Crash Simulations

Greg Watson , Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing (VPAC), Australia

Kaiwei Sun , Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing (VPAC), Australia

Chris Seeling , Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing (VPAC), Australia


GPU vertex shader algorithms used in simulating car crash deformation.



Envisioning the Wind: Meteorology Graphics at Weather Underground

Tom Geller , (USA)


Advances in meteorology graphics and the keys to Weather Undergroundճ successes on web, in print, and on television.



An Immersive Musical Instrument Prototype


Leonel Valbom , University of Minho (Portugal)

Adrito Marcos , University of Minho


Using VR to design, prototype, and control real-time immersive musical instruments.



Where We At? Mobile Phones Bring GPS to the Masses 

Keri Schreiner , Word1Editorial (USA)


Location-based mobile phone apps (child tracking, games, sports, social networking) + history, technology & privacy.



Imaging the World: The State of Online Mapping 


Tom Geller , (USA)


How Google, MapQuest, Yahoo, etc. acquire and combine satellite, aerial, & map data to create geographic web services.



FieldVis: A Tool for Visualizing Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamic Flow

Thomas W. Jones , University of Minnesota (USA)

Sean O'Neill , University of Minnesota

Timothy Urness , Drake University

Blayne Field , University of Minnesota

Victoria Interrante , University of Minnesota


Visualizing complex 3D flows in simulated galaxy cluster formation.