Bringing the New England computer graphics research community together for a day of networking, technical talks, and exchanging ideas.

Sponsored by the CSAIL Alliances Program.

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Time Event
9:15am-10am Breakfast
10am-10:15am Introduction
Justin Solomon, MIT Geometric Data Processing Group
10:15am-11:15am Keynote: Programming Shape
L. Mahadevan
Departments of Physics and Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
11:15am-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12pm Consistent Video Processing for Camera Arrays
James Tompkin, Department of Computer Science, Brown University
12pm-12:30pm Understanding and Synthesizing 3D Layouts and Objects with Affordances
Craig Yu, Graphics and Virtual Environments Lab, University of Massachusetts Boston
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm-2pm 3D Shape Analysis with View-Based Convolutional Networks
Vangelis Kalogerakis, College of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2pm-3pm Poster session
  • Unmixing-Based Soft Color Segmentation for Image Manipulation (Yagiz Aksoy, MIT/ETH Zurich)
  • Appearance Fabrication with Multimaterial 3D Printing (Vahid Babaei, MIT)
  • Deep Learning Nodule Detection from CT Scans (Subhajit Chakrabarty, University of Massachusetts Lowell)
  • Isometry Aware Preconditioning for Mesh Parameterization (Sebastian Claici, MIT)
  • Deep Bilateral Learning for Real-Time Image Enhancement (Michael Gharbi, MIT)
  • Depth-Aware Image Vectorization Based on Diffusion Curves (Wei Jiang, Boston University)
  • Importance of Real-Time: The Effect of Latency in Scientific Visualization (Nathaniel Jones, MIT)
  • Rewind: Automatically Generated Digital Memories from Mobile Geolocation Data (Linda Park/Han Sha/Kelly Wang, Brown University)
  • Synthetic to Real Adaptation with Deep Generative Alignment Networks (Xingchao Peng, Boston University)
  • Detect and Amplify Volume Changes from 3D Deformations (Hayley Song, MIT)
  • Running a Ray Tracer Backwards (Zenna Tavares, MIT)
  • The Moving Frame on the Fractal Curves (Yun Yang, Northeastern University)
  • Steklov Geometry Processing: An Extrinsic Approach to Spectral Shape Analysis (Yu Wang, MIT)
  • Perceptual Models of Preference in 3D Printing Direction (Xiaoting Zhang, Dartmouth College)
3pm-3:30pm Signal Processing Framework for Variance Analysis in Monte Carlo Rendering
Gurprit Singh, Visual Computing Lab, Dartmouth College
3:30pm-4pm Coffee break
4pm-4:30pm Research Problems for CAD Companies
Michael Lauer, CTO, Onshape Inc.
4:30pm-4:45pm Concluding remarks

Background image in title by Pete Linforth. MIT photo by Thomas Hawk.