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Computer Graphics International Conference (2003)
Tokyo, Japan
July 9, 2003 to July 11, 2003
ISSN: 1530-1052
ISBN: 0-7695-1946-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: CG Hardware

Hardware Assisted Multichannel Volume Rendering (Abstract)

Klaus Mueller , Stony Brook University
Poojan Prabhu , Stony Brook University
Arie E. Kaufman , Stony Brook University
Abhijeet Ghosh , Stony Brook University
pp. 2

Interactive Transfer Function Modification For Volume Rendering Using Compressed Sample Runs (Abstract)

Klaus Mueller , Stony Brook University
Uday Chebrolu , Stony Brook University
Vivek Srivastava , Stony Brook University
pp. 8
Session 2: CG Modeling

Interpolatory Subdivision Curves via Diffusion of Normals (Abstract)

Alexander Belyaev , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Yutaka Ohtake , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Hans-Peter Seidel , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
pp. 22

Mesh Denoising via Iterative Alpha-Trimming and Nonlinear Diffusion of Normals with Automatic Thresholding (Abstract)

Alexander G. Belyaev , University of Aizu; Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Hirokazu Yagou , University of Aizu
Yutaka Ohtake , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
pp. 28
Invited Talk

Clinical Application of Augmented Reality in Neurosurgical Field (Abstract)

Yoshihiro Muragaki , Women?s Medical University
Kintomo Takakura , Women?s Medical University
Kiyoshi Naemura , Women?s Medical University
Tomokatsu Hori , Women?s Medical University
Motohiro Hayashi , Women?s Medical University
Hiroshi Iseki , Women?s Medical University
pp. 44
Session 3: Natural Scene Modeling

1/f<sup>\beta</sup> Noise-Based Real-Time Animation of Trees Swaying in Wind Fields (Abstract)

Kazunobu Muraoka , Tohoku Institute of Technology
Norishige Chiba , Iwate University
Kunihiko Fujita , Iwate Software Center
Machiko Tamura , Iwate Software Center
Shin Ota , Iwate Software Center
Tadahiro Fujimoto , Iwate University
pp. 52

Modeling lobed leaves (Abstract)

Peter MacMurchy , University of Calgary
Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz , University of Calgary
Lars M?ndermann , University of Calgary
Juraj Pivovarov , University of Calgary
pp. 60
Session 4: Rendering

Data Compression for a Massive Image Data Set in IBMR (Abstract)

Ping ManLam , City University of Hong Kong
Chi Sing Leung , City University of Hong Kong
Tien-Tsin Wong , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 68

Fast Volumetric Display of Natural Gaseous Phenomena (Abstract)

Thomas Ertl , University of Stuttgart
Stefan Roettger , University of Stuttgart
pp. 74
Session 5: Virtual Reality

Flexible Materials in Avango<sup>TM</sup> Virtual Environment Framework (Abstract)

Igor Nikitin , Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication
Stanislav Klimenko , Institute of Computing for Physics and Technology, Protvino, Russia
Lialia Nikitina , Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication
pp. 84

Immersive Vehicle Simulators for Prototyping, Training and Ergonomics (Abstract)

Patrick Lemoine , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
Cecilia Ruspa , Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF)
Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
Frederic Cordier , University of Geneva
Marcelo Kallmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann , University of Geneva
Silvia Quattrocolo , Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF)
pp. 90

VHD++ Development Framework: Towards Extendible, Component Based VR/AR Simulation Engine Featuring Advanced Virtual Character Technologies (Abstract)

Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
George Papagiannakis , University of Geneva
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann , University of Geneva
Michal Ponder , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
Tom Molet , University of Geneva
pp. 96

Real Time Detection Interface For Walking on CAVE (Abstract)

Masayuki Nakajima , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Salvador Barrera , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Suguru Saito , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Piperakis Romanos , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hiroki Takahashi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 105
Session 6: Texture

Textile and Tile Pattern Design Automatic Cataloguing Using Detection of the Plane Symmetry Group (Abstract)

Margarita Valor , DEGI - Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
Jos? Mar?a Gomis , DEGI - Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
Francisco Albert , DEGI - Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
Manuel Contero , DEGI - Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
pp. 112

Image Restoration using Multiresolution Texture Synthesis and Image Inpainting (Abstract)

Hans-Peter Seidel , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik, Saarbr?cken, Germany
Hitoshi Yamauchi , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik, Saarbr?cken, Germany
J? Haber , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik, Saarbr?cken, Germany
pp. 120

Compressing Texture Coordinates with Selective Linear Predictions (Abstract)

Martin Isenburg , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jack Snoeyink , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 126
Invited Talk

Virtualizing Real-World Objects (Abstract)

Hendrik P.A. Lensch , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Jan Kautz , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Hans-Peter Seidel , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Jochen Lang , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Michael Goesele , Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
pp. 134
Session 7: Non-Photo

Rendering Artistic and Believable Trees for Cartoon Animation (Abstract)

Frank Van Reeth , Limburgs Universitair Centrum
Fabian Di Fiore , Limburgs Universitair Centrum
William Van Haevre , Limburgs Universitair Centrum
pp. 144

"Nijimi" Rendering Algorithm for Creating Quality Black Ink Paintings (Abstract)

Tosiyasu L. Kunii , Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Qinglian Guo , Kanazawa Institute of Technology
pp. 152
Session 8: Application CG

Automatic Tracking of Face Sequences in MPEG Video (Abstract)

Yunlong Zhao , National University of Singapore
Tat-Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
pp. 170

A Framework for Transfer Colors Based on the Basic Color Categories (Abstract)

Masayuki Nakajima , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Suguru Saito , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Youngha Chang , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 176
Session 9: Real Time Rendering

Real-time Visualization of Japanese Artcraft (Abstract)

Ryou Kimura , The University of Aizu
Roman Durikovic , The University of Aizu
Konstantin Kolchin , The University of Aizu
pp. 184

Fast Depth of Field Rendering with Surface Splatting (Abstract)

Jaroslav Kriv?nek , Czech Technical University in Prague; IRISA - INRIA Rennes
Jir? Z?ra , Czech Technical University in Prague
Kadi Bouatouch , IRISA - INRIA Rennes
pp. 196

Ray Tracing Height Fields (Abstract)

Huamin Qu , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , The Boeing Company
Nan Zhang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Feng Qiu , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 202
Invited Talk

Volume Rendering for Curvilinear and Unstructured Grids (Abstract)

Richard Cook , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Peter Williams , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Claudio Silva , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Nelson Max , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
pp. 210
Short Paper Session

Interactive Editing of Arbitrary Sub-meshes (Abstract)

Frutuoso G. M. Silva , University of Beira Interior
Abel J. P. Gomes , University of Beira Interior
pp. 218

Cut-and-Paste Editing Based on Constrained B-spline Volume Fitting (Abstract)

Yoshiyuki Furukawa , University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Yamato , University of Tokyo
Kenjiro T. Miura , Shizuoka University
Hiroshi Masuda , University of Tokyo
pp. 222

Time-Sequence Dynamic Virtual Images (Abstract)

Zhanwei Li , Tianjin University, China; Hebei University of Technolog
Jiawan Zhang , Tianjin University, China
Jizhou Sun , Tianjin University, China
pp. 236

Using Virtual Reality to bring Singaporean Heritage to Life (Abstract)

Meehae Song , Nanyang Technological University
Wolfgang M?ller-Wittig , Nanyang Technological University
Thomas Elias , Nanyang Technological University
Tony K.Y. Chan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 240

Modeling Rocky Scenery Taking into Account Joints (Abstract)

Norishige Chiba , Iwate University, Japan
Kazunobu Muraoka , Tohoku Institute of Technology, Japan
Tomoya Ito , Iwate University, Japan
Tadahiro Fujimoto , Iwate University, Japan
pp. 244

Consistent Visualization and Querying of GIS Databases by a Location-Aware Mobile Agent (Abstract)

Suresh K. Lodha , University of California, Santa Cruz
Nikolai M. Faaland , University of California, Santa Cruz
Amin P. Charaniya , University of California, Santa Cruz
Srikumar Ramalingam , University of California, Santa Cruz
Grant Wong , University of California, Santa Cruz
Arthur M. Keller , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 248

Robust Watermarking of 3D Polygonal Models Based on Vertice Scrambling (Abstract)

L. F. Kowk , City University of Hong Kong
Yu Zhi-qiang , City University of Hong Kong; Northwestern Polytechnical University
Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 254

A Framework to Customize a Face Model for Reusing Animation (Abstract)

Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singapore
Kaicheng Zhang , National University of Singapore
Tat-Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
pp. 258

Camera Self-Calibration Using the Geometric Structure in Real Scenes (Abstract)

Longchao Jiang , State Key Lab of CAD&CG at Zhejiang University
Jiaoying Shi , State Key Lab of CAD&CG at Zhejiang University
Peijun Liu , State Key Lab of CAD&CG at Zhejiang University
Ji Zhou , State Key Lab of CAD&CG at Zhejiang University
pp. 262

An inverse kinematics method for 3D figures with motion data (Abstract)

Taku Komura , City Univercity of Hong Kong
Yoshihisa Shinagawa , University of Illinois at Urbanna Champaign
Shunsuke Kudoh , University of Tokyo
Tai Chiew Lan , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Atsushi Kuroda , GSport Inc
pp. 266

Natural Human Animation via Learning with Dynamic Manipulability (Abstract)

Tomohiko Mukai , Toyohashi University of Technology
Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology
Shigeru Kuriyama , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 272

Cartoon Blur: Non-Photorealistic Motion Blur (Abstract)

Kazuhide Hatsuyama , Saitama University
Yuya Kawagishi , Saitama University
Kunio Kondo , Saitama University
pp. 276

A Production Method of Reusing Existing 2D Animation Sequences (Abstract)

Fumio Sumi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masayuki Nakajima , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 282

An Educational Tool for Basic Techniques in Beginner?s Pencil Drawing (Abstract)

Takashi Shima , L.O.T Co., Ltd.
Hirokazu Taki , Wakayama University
Masato Soga , Wakayama University
Saeko Takagi , Wakayama University
Fujiichi Yoshimoto , Wakayama University
Noriyuki Matsuda , Wakayama University
pp. 288

Generation of Varying Line Thickness (Abstract)

Akane Kani , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Youngha Chang , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Suguru Saito , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masayuki Nakajima , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 294

Visualization of Musical Pitch (Abstract)

Geoff Wyvill , University of Otago, New Zealand
Philip McLeod , University of Otago, New Zealand
pp. 300
Session 10: Animation

Creating Various Styles of Animations Using Example-Based Filtering (Abstract)

Ryota Hashimoto , The University of Tokyo
Tomoyuki Nishita , The University of Tokyo
Henry Johan , The University of Tokyo
pp. 312

Diorama Engine - A 3D Directing Tool for 3D Computer Animation Production (Abstract)

Toru Tokuhara , Keio University Graduate School
Koji Mikami , Tokyo University of Technology
pp. 318

Reaching Volumes Generated by Means of Octal Trees and Cartesian Constraints (Abstract)

R. Boulic , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
M. Peinado , University of Alcal?, Madrid, Spain
D. Meziat , University of Alcal?, Madrid, Spain
I. Rodr?guez , University of Alcal?, Madrid, Spain
pp. 324

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. 331

Author's Index (PDF)

pp. 337
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