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Imaging in Graphics, Vision and Beyond

May 5, 2016 - May 6, 2016

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Royal Society International Scientific Seminar

Kavli Royal Society International Center

Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire

Ricoh Theta panorama

Ricoh Theta 360 panorama, courtesy Paul Debevec



Purpose: The aim of the seminar is to bring together researchers in various disciplines spanning computer graphics, computer vision, cultural heritage, remote sensing and bio-photonics to discuss common interests in various imaging techniques as well as current challenges, and to explore potential cross-domain collaborations.




May 4th, 2016

4:30pm onwards        Arrival of attendees at Chicheley Hall

7:00pm                         Cold buffet



May 5th, 2016

7:30am – 8:45am        Breakfast

9:00am – 9:10am        Abhijeet Ghosh, setting the scene and the day’s agenda


Session 1                    

9:10am – 9:35am        Dr Pieter Peers, College of William and Mary (Computer Graphics/Vision)

Title: Appearance recovery under uncontrolled lighting

9:35am – 10:00am     Prof Kavita Bala, Cornell Univerity (Computer Graphics/Vision)

Title: Recognizing materials in the wild

10:00am – 10:25am    Prof Yoav Schechner, Technion (Computer Vision/Computational Photography)

Title: Atmospheric 3D volumetric recovery

10:25am – 10:45am    Discussion – Appearance modelling/recognition


10:45am – 11:15am     Tea/coffee


Session 2

11:15am – 11:40am    Prof Tim Weyrich, University College London (Computer Graphics/Cultural Heritage)

Title: Computational analysis in cultural heritage applications

11:40am – 12:05pm   Prof Holly Rushmeier, Yale University (Computer Graphics)

Title: Imaging challenges in cultural heritage

12:05pm – 12:30pm   Prof Melissa Terras, University College London (Digital Humanities/Digitisation)

Title: Imaging the archive: opportunities and challenges in cultural heritage institutions

12:30pm – 12:45pm   Discussion – Imaging opportunities/challenges in cultural heritage


12:45pm – 1:00pm     Outdoor group photo


1:00pm – 2:00pm       Lunch


Session 3

2:00pm – 2:25pm       Dr Andrew Fitzgibbon, Microsoft Research Cambridge (Computer Vision/Graphics)

Title: Bringing shape models from computer graphics into computer vision

2:25pm – 2:50pm       Prof Andrew Davison, Imperial College London (Robot Vision)

Title: Real-time visual mapping for robots

2:50pm – 3:15pm       Dr Mathias Disney, University College London (Remote Sensing)

Title: Imaging 3D structure of natural environments for biophysical applications

3:15pm – 3:30pm       Discussion: 3D vision and reconstruction


3:30pm – 4:00pm       Tea/coffee


Session 4

4:00pm – 4:25pm       Dr Abhijeet Ghosh, Imperial College London (Computer Graphics/Computational Photography)

Title: Imaging wave effects in appearance

4:25pm – 4:50pm       Dr Adrian Jarabo, Universidad de Zaragoza (Computer Graphics/Computational Photography)

Title: Subsurface scattering: simulating human skin

4:50pm – 5:15pm       Dr Daniel Elson, Imperial College London (Bio-photonics)

Title: Surgical endoscopy, vision and bio-photonics

5:15pm – 5:30pm       Discussion: Imaging light scattering in various domains



7:00pm                        Dinner



May 6th, 2016             

7:30am – 8:45am        Breakfast

8:50am – 9:00am        Abhijeet Ghosh, summary of Day 1 and agenda for Day 2


Session 1

9:00am – 9:25am        Prof Paul Debevec, USC Institute for Creative Technologies (Computer Graphics/Computational Photography)

Title: Advances in photoreal digital humans in film and in real-time

9:25am – 9:50am        Dr Thabo Beeler, Disney Research Zurich (Computer Graphics/Vision)

Title: Imaging for digital doubles

9:50am – 10:15am      Dr William Smith, University of York (Computer Vision/Graphics)

Title: Closing the gap between face capture and face modelling

10:15am – 10:40am    Dr Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, University of Washington (Computer Vision/Graphics)

Title: Big data meets human face modelling

10:40am – 11:00am    Discussion: facial capture and modelling


11:00am – 11:30am    Tea/coffee


Session 2

11:30am –11:55am     Prof Adrian Hilton, University of Surrey (Computer Vision/Graphics)

Title: 4D vision for video-realistic augmented interaction

11:55am – 12:20pm   Prof Michael Goesele, TU Darmstadt (Computer Vision/Graphics)

Title: Imaging challenges for image based rendering

12:20pm – 12:45pm   Dr Rafal Mantiuk, University of Cambridge (Computer Graphics)

Title: Perceptual issues in imaging

12:45pm – 1:00pm     Discussion: image and video based modelling/perception


1:00pm – 2:00pm       Lunch


Session 3

2:00pm – 3:00pm       Round-table/break-out discussions for potential collaborations and cross-domain endeavours.

3:00pm – 3:30pm       Concluding remarks: determining actions for future activities


3:30pm – 4:00pm       Tea/coffee


4:00pm            Departure of attendees


May 5, 2016
May 6, 2016


Abhijeet Ghosh


Kavli Royal Society International Center
Chicheley Hall, Chicheley
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire , MK16 9JJ
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