Recent Submissions

  • GPU Data Structures for Graphics and Vision 

    Ziegler, Gernot (Ziegler, 2011-05-06)
    Graphics hardware has in recent years become increasingly programmable, and its programming APIs use the stream processor model to expose massive parallelization to the programmer. Unfortunately, the inherent restrictions ...
  • Privacy and Security Assessment of Biometric Template Protection 

    Zhou, Xuebing (Zhou, 2011-09-19)
    Biometrics enables convenient authentication based on a person s physical or behavioral characteristics. In comparisonwith knowledge- or token-based methods, it links an identity directly to its owner. Furthermore, it can ...
  • Visual Steering to Support Decision Making in Visdom 

    Waser, Jürgen (Waser, 2011-06-15)
    Computer simulation has become an ubiquitous tool to investigate the nature of systems. When steering a simulation, users modify parameters to study their impact on the simulation outcome. The ability to test alternative ...
  • Multimodal Training of Maintenance andAssembly Skills Based on Augmented Reality 

    Webel, Sabine (Webel, 2011-12-07)
    The training of technicians in the acquisition of new maintenance and assembly tasks is an importantfactor in industry. As the complexity of these tasks can be enormous, the training of technicians toacquire the necessary ...
  • Reconstructive Geometry 

    Ullrich, Torsten (Ullrich, 2011)
    The thesis “Reconstructive Geometry” by TORSTEN ULLRICH presents a new collision detection algorithm, a novel approach to generative modeling, and an innovative shape recognition technique. All these contributions are ...
  • Deformable Shape Matching 

    Tevs, Art (Tevs, Art, 2011-12-21)
    Deformable shape matching has become an important building block inacademia as well as in industry.Given two three dimensional shapes A and B the deformation function faligning A with B has to be found.The function is ...
  • Image processing techniques and segmentation evaluation 

    Smochina, Cristian (Smochina, 2011-10-17)
    This thesis presents contributions in the field of microscopic image analysis, in particularthe automatic segmentation of fluorescent images of cell nuclei and colon crypts. Theevaluation methodology of the segmentation ...
  • Large Data Scalability in Interactive Visual Analysis 

    Piringer, Harald (Piringer, 2011)
    In many areas of science and industry, the amount of data is growing fast and often already exceeds the ability to evaluate it. On the other hand, the unprecedented amount of ...
  • Multi-Field Visualization 

    Obermaier, Harald (Obermaier, 2011-02-09)
    Modern science utilizes advanced measurement and simulation techniques to analyzephenomena from fields such as medicine, physics, or mechanics. The dataproduced by application of these techniques takes the form of ...
  • Optimization of Inverse Reflector Design 

    Mas, Albert (Mas, 2011-03-30)
    <p>This thesis presents new methods for the inverse reflector design problem.We have focused on three main topics that are deeply related with theproblem: the use of real and complex light sources, the definition of ...
  • Perception Based Image Editing 

    Lopez-Moreno, Jorge (Lopez-Moreno, 2011-04-08)
    Image editing and post-processing techniques have matured over the years, making it difficult (vergingon impossible) to assess whether an image has been digitally enhanced or modiffied somehow. However,complex manipulations ...
  • Visual Computing in Virtual Environments 

    Lancelle, Marcel (Lancelle, 2011)
    This thesis covers research on new and alternative ways of interactionwith computers. Virtual Reality and multi touch setupsare discussed with a focus on three dimensional renderingand photographic applications in the field ...
  • Interactive Visual Analysis of Multi-faceted Scientific Data 

    Kehrer, Johannes (Kehrer, 2011-03-01)
    <p>Visualization plays an important role in exploring, analyzing and presentinglarge and heterogeneous scientific data that arise in many disciplines ofmedicine, research, engineering, and others.  We can see ...
  • New Models for High-Quality Surface Reconstruction and Rendering 

    Kalbe, Thomas (Kalbe, 2011-03-17)
    The efficient reconstruction and artifact-free visualization of surfaces from measured real-world data is an important issue in various applications, such as medical and scientific visualization, quality control, and the ...
  • Information-based Feature Enhancement in Scientific Visualization 

    Haidacher, Martin (Haidacher, 2011)
    Scientific visualization is a research area which gives insight into volumetric data acquired through measurement or simulation. The visualization allows a faster and more intuitive ...
  • Real-time GPU-accelerated Out-of-Core Rendering and Light-field Display Visualization for Improved Massive Volume Understanding 

    Iglesias Guitian, Jose A. (Iglesias Guitian, Jose A., 2011-03-07)
    Nowadays huge digital models are becoming increasingly available for a number of different applications ranging from CAD, industrial design to medicine and natural sciences. Particularly, in the field of medicine, data ...
  • Error-Concealed Image-based Rendering 

    Eisemann, Martin (Eisemann, 2011-07-06)
    Creating photo-realistic images has been one of the major goals in computer graphics since its early days. Instead of modeling the complexity of nature with standard modeling tools, imagebased approaches aim at exploiting ...
  • Visualization and Graphical Processing of Volume Data 

    Gavrilescu, Marius (Gavrilescu, 2011-10-17)
    The extraction and visualization of information from volume data constitute important research avenues in computer graphics and imaging. The rapid development of GPUs with increasing computational power has made it possible ...
  • Multiresolution Techniques for Real-Time Visualization of Urban Environments and Terrains 

    Di Benedetto, Marco (Di Benedetto, 2011-06-21)
    In recent times we are witnessing a steep increase in the availability of data comingfrom real-life environments. Nowadays, virtually everyone connected to the Internetmay have instant access to a tremendous amount of data ...
  • Visually Pleasing Real-time Global Illumination Rendering for Fully-dynamic Scenes 

    Dong, Zhao (Dong, 2011-03-03)
    Global illumination (GI) rendering plays a crucial role in the photo-realistic rendering of virtual scenes. With the rapid development of graphics hardware, GI has become increasingly attractive even for real-time ...

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