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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Please register for the event using this form. Space is limited, so register ASAP!

More information about the 2018 event will be posted on this website soon. The web page for the 2017 NESG can be found here.


Time Event
9:15am-10am Breakfast
10am-10:15am Introduction
Justin Solomon, MIT Geometric Data Processing Group
10:15am-11:15am Keynote:
Can Computers Create Art?
Aaron Hertzmann, Adobe Research
11:15am-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12pm 3D Shape Correspondence with Functional Algebra
Michael Bronstein, Università della Svizzera Italiana & Harvard-Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
12pm-12:30pm Performance-Driven Design for Manufacturing
Adriana Schulz, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm-2pm Learning Procedural Modeling Programs from Examples
Daniel Ritchie, Department of Computer Science, Brown University
2pm-2:30pm Computational Craft: Designing Digitally-Mediated Interactive Experiences for Textiles
Gillian Smith, Computer Science and Interactive Media & Game Development, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2:30pm-3:30pm Poster session
Still open for additional submissions!
  • Stochastic Wasserstein Barycenters (Sebastian Claici, MIT)
  • Morphable Face Models: An Open Framework (Bernhard Egger, MIT/University of Basel)
  • Improving Shape Deformation in Unsupervised Image-to-Image Translation (Aaron Gokaslan, Brown University)
  • Exposure: A White-Box Photo Post-Processing Framework (Yuanming Hu, MIT)
  • Automated Motion Planning for Robotic Assembly of Discrete Architectural Structures (Yijiang Huang, MIT)
  • Understanding and Modeling Visual Evolution of the Web Design (Ali Jahanian, MIT)
  • Differentiable Image Processing in Halide (Tzu-Mao Li, MIT)
  • Deep Convolutional Priors for Indoor Scene Synthesis (Kai Wang, Brown University)
  • Dynamic Graph CNN for Learning on Point Clouds (Yue Wang, MIT)
  • Position-based multi-agent dynamics for real-time crowd simulations (Tomer Weiss, UCLA)
  • Wayfair 3D Graphics Research (Tim Zhang and Johan Ospina, Wayfair)
  • Unpaired Image-to-Image Translation using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks (Jun-Yan Zhu, MIT)
3:30pm-3:45pm Concluding remarks

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