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Czech Technical University Prague September 2-3, 2007

Point-Based Graphics Program 2007

Point-Based Graphics will be held at the same location as the Eurographics conference, on the campus of the Czech Technical University (Faculty of Electrical Engineering). The address is Technická 2, 16627 Prague 6, the room number is 136. Please see here for a map and information on how to get there.

Sunday, September 2

08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Opening & Welcome
09:00-10:30 Paper Session: Sampling & MLS
(Session chair: Matthias Zwicker)
  Sampling Point-Set Implicits
Joao Proenca, Joaquim Jorge, Mario Sousa
  Low-Discrepancy Point Sampling of Meshes for Rendering
Jonathan Quinn, Frank Langbein, Ralph Martin
  Direct Computing of Surface Curvatures for Point-Set Surfaces
Pinghai Yang, Xiaoping Qian
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Paper Session: Deformation
(Session chair: Michael Wimmer)
  Interactive Editing of Large Point Clouds
Michael Wand, Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Arno Fleck, Mark Hoffmann, Philipp Jenke, Benjamin Maier, Dirk Staneker, Andreas Schilling
  SIMOD: Making Freeform Deformation Size-Insensitive
Tamy Boubekeur, Olga Sorkine, Christophe Schlick
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Paper Session: Animation
(Session chair: Michael Wand)
  Efficient Bounds for Point-Based Animations
Denis Steinemann, Miguel A. Otaduy, Markus Gross
  Efficient Refinement of Dynamic Point Data
Barbara Solenthaler, Yanci Zhang, Renato Pajarola
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:30 Paper Session: Geometry & Analysis
(Session chair: Hans-Christian Hege)
  Approximate Star-Shaped Decomposition of Point Set Data
Jyh-Ming Lien
  On the Use of Gromov-Hausdorff Distances for Shape Comparison
Facundo Memoli
  Topological Methods for the Analysis of High Dimensional Data Sets and 3D Object Recognition
Gurjeet Singh, Facundo Memoli, Gunnar Carlsson

Monday, September 3

08:30-09:30 Paper Session: Rendering
(Session chair: Yanci Zhang)
  Efficient Point-Based Rendering Using Image Reconstruction
Ricardo Marroquim, Martin Kraus, Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
  Surfel-Based Billboard Hierarchies for Fast Rendering of 3D-Objects
Mathias Holst, Heidrun Schumann
09:30-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-11:00 Paper Session: Compression
(Session chair: Dietmar Saupe)
  A Parallelly Decodeable Compression Scheme for Efficient Point-Cloud Rendering
Ruwen Schnabel, Sebastian Möser, Reinhard Klein
  Self-Similarity-Based Compression of Point Clouds with Application to Ray Tracing
Erik Hubo, Tom Mertens, Tom Haber, Philippe Bekaert
11:00-11:15 Concluding Remarks
11:15-12:15 Joint VG/PBG Keynote:
Visualization and Persuasion
Prof. Amitabh Varshney, University of Maryland at College Park
16:30-17:15 Joint VG/PBG Panel Session (tentative)
19:00 Joint VG/PBG Social Event:
Banquet in New Town City Hall

Tuesday, September 4

15:00-16:00 Joint VG/PBG Capstone:
Electron tomography: A voyage to the inner space of cells
Prof. Wolfgang Baumeister, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry