Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


PhD Seminar - SS 15

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 her research once a year.


Number 264-5800-00L
Organizers M. Gross, O. Sorkine, M. Pollefeys
Coordinator T. Martin
Location CAB G 51, Friday, 12-13 (starting at 12:15)
ECTS Credits 1


Date Name Topic
20-Feb Yagiz Aksoy (CVG) Green Screen Keying
27-Feb Riccardo Roveri (CGL) Example-Based Geometry Synthesis
06-Mar Daniel Saner (CGL) Mobile Video Processing
13-Mar Federico Camposeco (CVG) Visual-Inertial Odometry with Vanishing Points
20-Mar no seminar
27-Mar Severin Klingler (CGL) Expanding the model state space of student models
03-Apr none (Easter Holidays)
10-Apr none (Easter Holidays)
17-Apr Oliver Glauser (IGL) TBD
24-Apr Vittorio Megaro (CGL) TBD
01-May none (Labour Day)
08-May none (Eurographics)
15-May Thomas Schöps (CVG) Real-time 3D reconstruction from monocular video on mobile devices
22-May Olivier Saurer (CVG) Sparse and Dense Reconstruction using Rolling Shutter Cameras
29-May Federico Perazzi (CGL) Learning Video Segmentation from Object Proposals