Guest Editor's Introduction: Special Section on the Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization (EGPGV)
J. Comba is with the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Instituto de Informática, Av. Bento Goncalves 9500, Caixa Postal 15064, Porto Alegre—RS 91501-970—Brazil. E-mail: email@example.com.
D. Weiskopf is with Visualization Research Center (VISUS), Universität Stuttgart, Allmandring 19, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany.
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João Comba received the BSc degree in computer science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the MSc degree in computer science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, and the PhD degree in computer science from Stanford University under the supervision of Leonidas J. Guibas. Dr Comba is currently an associate professor in the Graphics Group at the “Instituto de Informática” of the Federal University at Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil. His main research interests are in visualization, computer graphics, spatial data structures, graphics hardware, and high performance computing. He is a member of ACM SIGGRAPH and the IEEE Computer Society.
Daniel Weiskopf received the Diplom (MSc) degree in physics and the PhD degree in physics, both from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany, and he received the Habilitation degree in computer science from the Universität Stuttgart, Germany. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Weiskopf was an assistant professor of computing science at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Since 2007, he has been a professor of computer science at the Visualization Research Center, Universität Stuttgart (VISUS), and at the Visualization and Interactive Systems Institute (VIS), Universität Stuttgart. His research interests include scientific visualization, GPU methods, real-time computer graphics, parallel graphics and visualization, mixed realities, ubiquitous visualization, perception-oriented computer graphics, and special and general relativity. He is a member of ACM SIGGRAPH, the Gesellschaft für Informatik, and the IEEE Computer Society.