Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


Seminar 'Advanced Topics in Computer Graphics and Vision' - AS 15

Course Topics

This seminar covers advanced topics in visual computing, including both seminal research papers as well as the latest research results. Topics include data-driven modeling and animation, image based rendering, real-time vision & graphics, physical simulation and generative models, visual perception, computational photography, video synthesis, and others.

Course Setup

Every participant has to present one of the papers in the list below. Additionally, you are required to read the paper that is presented in class beforehand and participate in a discussion during the seminar. An assistant will provide support when preparing the slides and in case technical questions arise.

The projector seems to have an aspect ratio of 16:10. Note, that it is not allowed to use the original slides from the author.

Learning Objectives

The goal is to get an in-depth understanding of actual problems and research topics in the field of visual computing as well as improve presentations and critical analysis skills.


The "Visual Computing", "Introduction to Computer Graphics" and "Computer Vision I" courses are recommended, but not mandatory.


Number 252-5701-00L
Lecturers Prof. Dr. Markus Gross, Prof. Dr. Marc Pollefeys, Prof. Dr. Olga Sorkine-Hornung
Assistants Changil Kim, Lubor Ladicky
Location HG E 33.3, Thursday, 15-17
ECTS Credits 2 credits
Exam graded semester performance


Date Name Topic Supervisor
Sept. 17 Lubor Ladicky Introduction
Sept. 24 Lubor Ladicky Example Talk, Common Potential Issues with Talks
Oct. 1 Himanshu Jain Palette-Based Photo Recoloring Yagiz Aksoy
Oct. 1 Hironori Yoshida Microstructures to Control Elasticity in 3D Printing Christian Schumacher
Oct. 8 Marcel Lüdi Time-lapse Mining from Internet Photos Changil Kim
Oct. 8 Simon Kallweit Perceptually Based Downscaling of Images Cengiz Öztireli
Oct. 15 Thomas Müller Adaptive Rendering Based on Weighted Local Regression Fabrice Rousselle
Oct. 15 Carlota Soler Dynamic 3D Avatar Creation from Hand-held Video Input Fabio Maninchedda
Oct. 22 Dominik Borer High-Quality Capture of Eyes Pascal Bérard
Oct. 22 Irene Baeza A Computational Approach for Obstruction-Free Photography Kaan Yücer
Oct. 29 Samuel Oberholzer Data-Driven Color Manifolds Marcel Lancelle
Oct. 29 Raphael Stadler Rent3D: Floor-Plan Priors for Monocular Layout Estimation Pablo Speciale
Nov. 5 Daniel Keyes Real-Time Shading-Based Refinement for Consumer Depth Cameras Chenglei Wu
Nov. 5 Delio Vicini Sampling Based Scene-Space Video Processing Jean-Charles Bazin
Nov. 12 Jonathan Forman Light Field Reconstruction Using Sparsity in the Continuous Fourier Domain Changil Kim
Nov. 12 Jan Wolf Texture Mapping Real-World Objects with Hydrographics Olga Diamanti
Nov. 19 Li-yi Liu Fully Convolutional Networks for Semantic Segmentation Lubor Ladicky
Nov. 19 Sandro Lombardi 3D Scanning Deformable Objects With a Single RGBD Sensor Martin Oswald

Seminar Papers