Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


PhD Seminar - AS13 - Home

Description Description | Organization | Schedule

Course Topics and Objectives

In this doctoral seminar, current research at the Institute for Visual Computing will be presented and discussed. The goal is to learn about current research projects at our institute, to strengthen our expertise in the field, to provide a platform where research challenges can be discussed, and also to practice scientific presentations.

Course Setup

The seminar takes place in the spring and autumn semester.


This course requires solid knowledge in the area of Computer Graphics and Computer Vision as well as state-of-the-art research.

Performance assessment

Ungraded semester performance. Presence is mandatory (75% of the seminar talks, i.e., 10 out of 14) to pass the seminar. Presence is formally controlled. Every participant has to present her reseach once a year.

Organization Description | Organization | Schedule
Number 264-5800-00L
Organizers M. Gross, O. Sorkine, M. Pollefeys
Coordinator B. Solenthaler
Location CAB G 51, Friday, 12-13 (starting at 12:15)
ECTS Credits 1

Schedule Description | Organization | Schedule
Date Name Topic
20-Sep Marios Papas (CGL) Materials and Appearance
27-Sep Antoine Milliez (CGL) Animation
4-Oct Melina Skouras (CGL) Materials and Fabrication
11-Oct Alex Chapiro (CGL) Creating content for Autostereo Displays
18-Oct Olga Diamanti (IGL) Reuse of 2D and 3D content
25-Oct Lorenz Meier (CVG) Vision and inertial based mobile 3D reconstruction
1-Nov Romain Prevost (IGL) tba
8-Nov Christian Häne (CVG) tba
15-Nov Christian Schumacher (CGL) Simulation and Design of Example-based Elastic Materials
22-Nov Lionel Heng (CVG) Vision-Guided Robots: From Unsupervised Calibration to Autonomous Exploration
29-Nov Christian Schüller (IGL) tba
6-Dec Gim Hee Lee (CVG) Pose Estimation and Mapping for Self-Driving Cars with a Generalized Camera
13-Dec Fabio Maninchedda (CVG) Encoding of 3D Video
20-Dec none tba