Federal University of Minas Gerais

Arnaldo de Albuquerque Araújo

Evolution of Technology and Digital Preservation

A substantial part of today’s cultural artifacts are created in digital format, including the almost totality of text and music, and a great deal of still and moving images. Preserving digital information for the generations to come is more troublesome than it may appear at first. Read more»

University of Southern California

Gérard Medioni

Tensor Voting: Overview and Applications

We first briefly review Tensor Voting, which is an efficient, non-iterative framework for tackling perceptual organization problems in arbitrary dimension spaces. Read more»

Technical University of Berlin

Marc Alexa

Expressive Digital Shapes, or why Michelangelo would have been unable to create the ‘David’ using today’s tools

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Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Marcelo Walter

Fusion Texturing

Divide-and-conquer approaches for modeling objects in graphics tasks separate shape modeling from appearance. This separation assumes no interplay between shape and appearance, being a convenient idealization of real objects. Read more»

University of South Florida

Sudeep Sarkar

Computer Vision Algorithms for Sign Language Recognition

Sign languages are complex, abstract linguistic systems, with their own grammars. This talk will introduce you to automated algorithms that can take sign language video and recognize the signs performed. Read more»

University of Utah

Valerio Pascucci

Multi-scale Morse Theory and Data Streaming for Science Discovery

Advanced techniques for understanding large scale scientific data are a crucial ingredient for the success of any supercomputing center and therefore for the advancement of most modern science. Developing such techniques involves a number of major challenges including the real-time management of massive data, the quantitative analysis of scientific features of unprecedented complexity, and the effective communication to scientists, decision makers and the general public. Read more»