Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


PhD Seminar - AS 20

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., 9 out of 12) to pass the seminar. Presence is formally controlled. Every participant has to present his/her research once a year.


Number 264-5800-16L
Organizers M. Gross, M. Pollefeys, O. Sorkine-Hornung, S. Tang
Coordinator Vinicius Da Costa De Azevedo
Location CAB G 51, Fridays 12:15-13:00
ECTS Credits 1


Date Name Topic
18/09 Dr. Vinicius C. AzevedoIntroductory Talk
25/09 -TBA
02/10 Dr. Vinicius C. AzevedoAn Extended Cut-Cell Method for Sub-Grid Liquids Tracking with Surface Tension
09/10 Mihai-Alexandru DusmanuPrivacy-Preserving Visual Feature Descriptors
16/10 Songyou PengConvolutional Occupancy Networks
23/10 Despoina PaschalidouLearning Deep Models with Primitive-Based Representations
30/10 Paul-Edouard SarlinVisual Localization: sticking everything together
06/11 Marcel GeppertPrivacy Preserving Structure-from-Motion
13/11 CVPR Break-
20/11 Victor CornillereTBA
27/11 Evangelos NtavelisTBA
04/12 Xianyao ZhangTBA
11/12 Menelaos KanakisTBA
18/12 Remi PautratTBA