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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The web page for the 2018 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: 3D Printing of Functional Graphics
William Boley, Boston University Department of Mechanical Engineering
11:15am-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12pm How Interfaces for Capturing Human Attention Can Help Us Debug Graphic Designs
Zoya Bylinskii, Adobe Research
12pm-12:30pm Towards Point-and-Shoot Rendering: Robust and Automatic Light Transport Algorithms for Humans and Machines
Wojciech Jarosz, Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm-2pm Natural Digital Design in Architecture: Computing for Performance and Delight
Caitlin Mueller, Department of Architecture, MIT
2pm-2:30pm Mechanics-Based Design for Computational Fabrication
Emily Whiting, Department of Computer Science, Boston University
2:30pm-3:30pm Poster session
  • Semantic Photo Manipulation with a GAN (David Bau, MIT)
  • Dynamical Optimal Transport on Discrete Surfaces (Sebastian Claici, MIT)
  • View-consistent 4D Light Field Superpixel Segmentation (Numair Khan, Brown University)
  • A Dataset of Multi-Illumination Images in the Wild (Lukas Murmann, MIT)
  • Watercolor Woodblock Printing with Image Analysis (Athina Panotopoulou, Dartmouth College)
  • Hosta Labs Deep 3D Research for Indoor Scenes (Rachelle Villalon, Hosta Labs)
  • Fast and Flexible Indoor Scene Synthesis via Deep Convolutional Generative Models (Kai Wang, Brown University)
3:30pm-3:45pm Concluding remarks

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