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Research Focus: Data-driven / structure-aware graphics

Research Focus: Multi-resolution rendering

  2016
Precomputed Texture Synthesis

Chuan Li, Michael Wand: Precomputed Real-Time Texture Synthesis with Markovian Generative Adversarial Networks. In: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2016 (to appear).

PDFpreprint (arXiv.org)     PDFcode (github.com)

 
Deep Generative Models

Chuan Li, Michael Wand: Combining Markov Random Fields and Convolutional Neural Networks for Image Synthesis. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016.

PDFpreprint (arXiv.org)     PDFcode (github.com)

 
Building Block Simplification

Javor Kalojanov, Michael Wand, Philipp Slusallek: Building Construction Sets by Tiling Grammar Simplification. In: Computer Graphics Forum 35(2) (Proc. Eurographics 2016).

PDFpaper (PDF, 39MB)     PDFvideo (mp4, 15MB)     PDFsupplementary document (PDF, 1MB)

 
Siggraph 2016 Course on Inverse Procedural Modeling

Daniel G. Aliaga, İlke Demir, Bedrich Benes, Michael Wand: Inverse procedural modeling of 3D models for virtual worlds. ACM Siggraph 2016 Course.

PDFcourse notes (publisher site)

 

  2015
2D Image Building Blocks

Chuan Li, Michael Wand: Approximate Translational Building Blocks for Image Decomposition and Synthesis. In: ACM Transactions on Graphics 34(5), 2015 (to be presented at Siggraph 2016).

PDFpaper, video, and supplementary material (publisher site)

 
3D Building Blocks

Chuan Li, Michael Wand, Xiaokun Wu, Hans-Peter Seidel: Approximate 3D Partial Symmetry Detection Using Co-occurrence Analysis. In: IEEE Conference on 3D Vision (3DV 2015), 2015.

PDFpaper (publisher site)

 
Multi-Modal Embedding

Robert Herzog, Daniel Mewes, Michael Wand, Leonidas Guibas, Hans-Peter Seidel: LeSSS: Learned Shared Semantic Spaces for Relating Multi-Modal Representations of 3D Shapes. In: Computer Graphics Forum 34(5) (Proc. SGP 2015), 141–151, 2015.

PDFpaper (publisher site)      MP4video (MP4, 40MB)

 
Graph Docking

Han Liu, Ulysse Vimont, Michael Wand, Marie-Paule Cani, Stefanie Hahmann, Damien Rohmer, and Niloy J. Mitra: Replaceable Substructures for Efficient Part-Based Modeling. In: Computer Graphics Forum 34(2) (Proc. Eurographics 2015), 2015.

PDFpaper     LINKproject page

 
  2014
Symmetry Based Correspondences

Art Tevs, Qi-Xing Huang, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel, Leonidas Guibas: Relating Shapes via Geometric Symmetries and Regularities. In: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. Siggraph 2014), 33(4), 2014.

PDF preprint (13MB)

 
3D Synthesis with Offset Statistics

Xiaokun Wu*), Chuan Li*), Michael Wand, Klaus Hildebrandt, Silke Jansen, Hans-Peter Seidel: 3D Model Retargeting Using Offset Statistics. In: International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), 2014.
*) Joint first authors.

LINKfull paper (publisher site)     PDF preprint

 
Symmetry-Aware Template Fitting

Christian Kurz, Xiaokun Wu, Michael Wand, Thorsten Thormählen, Pushmeet Kohli, Hans Peter Seidel: Symmetry-Aware Template Deformation and Fitting. In: Computer Graphics Forum 33(6), 205—219, 2014..

LINKfull paper (pubisher site).

 
Real-Time Symmetry-Preserving Deformation

Xiaokun Wu, Michael Wand, Klaus Hildebrandt, Pushmeet Kohli, Hans-Peter Seidel: Real-Time Symmetry-Preserving Deformation. In: Computer Graphics Forum 33(7), 229—238 (Proc. Pacific Graphics 2014)..

LINKfull paper (pubisher site).      PDF preprint

 
3DOF Intrinsic Correspondences

Alan Brunton, Michael Wand, Stefanie Wuhrer, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tino Weinkauf: A Low-Dimensional Representation for Robust Partial Isometric Correspondences Computation. In: Graphical Models, 76(2):70-85, 2014.

LINKarxiv version (earlier version)     LINKfull paper (pubisher site)     PDF preprint (4.4MB)
LINKcode (binary & source download, instructions)

 

 
Paritial Intrinsic Symmetries Aurela Shehu, Alan Brunton, Stefanie Wuhrer, Michael Wand: Characterization of Partial Intrinsic Symmetries. In: ECCV Workshop on Non-Rigid Shape Analysis and Deformable Image Alignment, 2014.
PDFpreprint (3.5MB)
(Copyright notice: © Springer. The final version of this article is available on the publisher's website.)
 
Structure Aware Shape Processing

Niloy Mitra, Michael Wand, Hao (Richard) Zhang, Daniel Cohen-Or, Vladimir Kim, Qi-Xing Huang: Structure-Aware Shape Processing. Siggraph 2014 CourseLINKproject page

 
  2013
Correlated Parts Model

Martin Sunkel, Silke Jansen, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: A Correlated Parts Model for Object Detection in Large 3D Scans. In: Computer Graphics Forum 32(2) (Proc. Eurographics), 2013.

PDF paper (16.7MB)

 
Smart Clay

Antoine Milliez, Michael Wand, Marie-Paule Cani, Hans-Peter Seidel: Mutable elastic models for sculpting structured shapes. In: Computer Graphics Forum 32(2) (Proc. Eurographics), 2013.

PDFpaper (2.7MB)     MP4video (MP4, 13.2MB)

 
Large Scale Symmetries

Jens Kerber, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: Scalable Symmetry Detection for Urban Scenes. In: Computer Graphics Forum 32(1), 2013.

LINKpaper (publisher site)
previous PDFtechnical report   and   MP4video.

 
Symmetry STAR

Niloy Mitra, Mark Pauly, Michael Wand, Duygu Ceylan: Symmetry in 3D Geometry: Extraction and Applications. Computer Graphics Forum32(6), 2013.

LINKproject page  LINKpublisher page

 
Dynamic Geometry Processing Tutorial

Ceylan Duygu, Niloy Mitra, Maks Ovsjanikov, Mark Pauly, Michael Wand: Symmetry in Shapes – Theory and Practice. Eurographics 2013 tutorial.

LINKproject page and slides

 
Symmetry STAR

Niloy Mitra, Michael Wand, Hao (Richard) Zhang, Daniel Cohen-Or, Martin Bokeloh: Structure-Aware Shape Processing. Eurographics 2013 State-of-the-Art Report (STAR).

PDFpaper

 
Symmetry STAR

Niloy J. Mitra, Michael Wand, Hao Zhang, Daniel Cohen-Or, Vladimir Kim, Qi-Xing Huang: Structure-Aware Shape Processing. Siggraph Asia 2013 Course.

PDFcourse notes  and  slides (Niloy's page)

 
 2012
Algebraic Resizing

Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel, Vladlen Koltun: An Algebraic Model for Parameterized Shape Editing. In: Proc. SIGGRAPH 2012.

PDFpaper

 
Animation Cartography

Art Tevs, Alexander Berner, Michael Wand, Ivo Ihrke, Martin Bokeloh, Jens Kerber, Hans-Peter Seidel: "Animation Cartography - Intrinsic Reconstruction of Shape and Motion", In: ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31(2), April 2012 (presented at Siggraph 2012).

LINKproject page     PDFpaper (preprint, 10MB)     MP4video (mp4, 290MB)

Copyright notice: © ACM, (2012). This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version is to be published in ACM Transaction on Graphics, 31(2), April 2012: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2159516.2159517.

 
Microtiles

Javor Kalojanov, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Leonidas Guibas, Hans-Peter Seidel and Philipp Slusallek: "Microtiles: Extracting Building Blocks from Correspondences", In: Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Symposium on Geometry Processing), 2012.

PDFpaper (preprint, 4.3MB)

 
Kaleidoskopic Imaging

Ivo Ihrke, Ilya Reshetouski, Alkhazur Manakov, Art Tevs, Michael Wand, and Hans-Peter Seidel: "A Kaleidoscopic Approach to Surround Geometry and Reflectance Acquisition", In: CVPR Workshop on Computational Cameras and Displays (CCD), 2012.

PDFpaper (12.5MB)

 
Symmetry STAR

Niloy J. Mitra, Mark Pauly, Michael Wand, Duygu Ceylan: Symmetry in 3D Geometry: Extraction and Applications. Eurographics State-of-the-art Report (STAR), 2012.

LINKproject page     PDFpaper (highres - 23MB)     PDFpaper (lowres - 6MB)

 
Dynamic Geometry Processing Tutorial

Will Chang, Hao Li, Niloy Mitra, Mark Pauly, Michael Wand: Dynamic Geometry Processing. Eurographics 2012 tutorial.

LINKproject page and slides

 
 2011
Pattern Aware Deformation

Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Vladlen Koltun, Hans-Peter Seidel: "Pattern-Aware Shape Deformation Using Sliding Dockers", In: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. Siggraph Asia), 2011.

PDFpaper (preprint, 22MB)     MP4video (mp4, 72MB)

 
Wavelet BP

Ruxandra Lasowski, Art Tevs, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: "Wavelet Belief Propagation for Large Scale Inference Problems", In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011.

LINKproject page     PDFpaper (preprint, 2MB)

 
Learning Line Features

Martin Sunkel, Silke Jansen, Michael Wand, Elmar Eisemann, Hans-Peter Seidel: Learning Line Features in 3D Geometry. In: Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Eurographics), 2011.

LINKproject page, PDFpaper (17MB), MP4video (mp4, 53MB)

 
Subspace Symmetries

Alexander Berner, Michael Wand, Niloy Mitra, Daniel Mewes, Hans-Peter Seidel: Shape Analysis with Subspace Symmetries. In: Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Eurographics), 2011.

LINKproject page    PDFpaper (19MB)     LINKvideo (Youtube)     PDFslides (4MB)

 
Plansac

Art Tevs, Alexander Berner, Michael Wand, Ivo Ihrke, Hans-Peter Seidel: Intrinsic Shape Matching by Planned Landmark Sampling. In: Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Eurographics), 2011.

LINKproject page     PDFpaper (20MB)

 
morphable part model

Jens Kerber, Michael Wand, Jens Krüger, Hans-Peter Seidel: Partial Symmetry Detection in Volume Data. In: Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV) 2011.

PDFpaper     MP4video (MP4, 22MB)

 
morphable part model

Alexander Berner, Oliver Burghard, Michael Wand, Niloy J. Mitra, Reinhard Klein, Hans-Peter Seidel: A Morphable Part Model for Shape Manipulation. MPI Informatik Tech Report MPI-I-2011-4-005.

LINKabstract

 

Will Chang, Hao Li, Niloy Mitra, Mark Pauly, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Michael Wand: Computing Correspondences in Geometric Data Sets. Eurographics 2011 tutorial.

LINKproject page and slides

 
 2010
Inverse Procedural Modeling

Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: A Connection between Partial Symmetry and Inverse Procedural Modeling. In: ACM Transactions on Graphics 29(4) (Proc. Siggraph), 2010.

PDFpaper (highres, 24MB)     PDFpaper (lowres, 1.8MB)     LINKvideo (Youtube)

 
HDR Reconstruction

Miguel Granados, Boris Ajdin, Michael Wand, Christian Theobalt, Hans-Peter Seidel, H. Lensch: Optimal HDR reconstruction with linear digital cameras. In: Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010.

PDFpaper (500KB)

 
Merging Feature Tracks

Thorsten Thormählen, Nils Halser, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: Registration of Sub-Sequence and Multi-Camera Reconstructions for Camera Motion Estimation. In: Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting 7(2) (CVMP 2008 Special Issue), July 2010.

LINKpublisher site

 
Volume Features

Jens Kerber, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Jens Krüger, Hans-Peter Seidel: Feature Preserving Sketching of Volume Data. In: Proc. Vision, Modeling, and Visualization (VMV), 2010.

PDFpaper (14MB)

 

Will Chang, Hao Li, Niloy Mitra, Mark Pauly, Michael Wand: Geometric Registration for Deformable Shapes. Eurographics 2010 tutorial.

LINKproject page and slides

 
 2009

Probabilistic Framwork for Intrinsic Symmetries

Ruxandra Lasowski, Art Tevs , Hans-Peter Seidel, Michael Wand: A Probabilistic Framework for Partial Intrinsic Symmetries in Geometric Data. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), September 2009.

PDFpaper (4.7MB)     MP4video (mp4) (21.5MB)

Hindsight: Please read these additional remarks on the properties of loopy belief propagation in our context.

 
Generalized Symmetry Detection

Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Andreas Schilling, Hans-Peter Seidel: Generalized Intrinsic Symmetry Detection. In: MPI Informatik Tech Report MPI-I-2009-4-005, 2009.

PDFpaper (6MB)

 
Deformable Correspondences

Art Tevs, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Andreas Schilling, Hans-Peter Seidel: Isometric Registration of Ambiguous and Partial Data. In: Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR '09), 2009.

PDFpaper (2 MB), video: MP4video (mp4) (30MB)

 
Deformable Motion Modeling

Bart Adams, Martin Wicke, Maks Ovsjanikov, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel, Leonidas Guibas: Meshless Shape and Motion Design for Multiple Deformable Objects. In: Computer Graphics Forum 29(1), 43-59, 2011.

PDFpaper (7.5 MB)

 
Motion Capture

Nils Halser, Bodo Rosenhahn, Thorsten Thormählen, Michael Wand, Jürgen Gall, Hans-Peter Seidel: Markerless Motion Capture with Unsynchronized Moving Cameras. In: Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR '09), 2009.

PDFpaper (12 MB), video: MP4video (20.5MB)

 
Symmetry Detection

Martin Bokeloh, Alexander Berner, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel, Andreas Schilling: Symmetry Detection Using Line Features. In: Computer Graphics Forum, Proc. Eurographics '09.

PDFpaper (10 MB)     video: XVIDavi/xvid (40MB)   QTquicktime (32MB)

 
Animation Reconstruction 2.0

Michael Wand, Bart Adams, Maks Ovsjanikov, Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Philipp Jenke, L. Guibas, Hans-Peter Seidel, Andreas Schilling: Efficient Reconstruction of Non-rigid Shape and Motion from Real-Time 3D Scanner Data. In: ACM Transactions on Graphics 28(2), April 2009.

PDFpaper (8 MB)     video: XVIDavi/xvid (56MB)   QTquicktime (66MB)     LINKsource code (download)

Copyright notice: © ACM, (2009). This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version has been published in ACM Transaction on Graphics, 28(2), April 2009.

 
Animation Reconstruction 2.0

Hendrik Lensch, Bodo Rosenhahn, Hans-Peter Seidel, Christian Theobalt, Thorsten Thormählen, Michael Wand: Visual 3D Scene Analysis and Synthesis. Tutorial at DAGM 2009.

PDFslides (15.7MB)     LINKtutorial web page

 
 2008
Symmetry Detection

Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand, Andreas Schilling, Hans-Peter Seidel: A Graph-Based Approach to Symmetry Detection. In: Proc. Symposium on Point-Based Graphics, 2008.

PDFpaper (1 MB)

 
Slippage Features

Martin Bokeloh, Alexander Berner, Michael Wand, Andreas Schilling, Hans-Peter Seidel: Slippage Features. Technical Report, WSI-2008-03, University of Tübingen, 2008.

PDFpaper (6 MB)

 
Merging Feature Tracks

Thorsten Thormählen, Nils Halser, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel: Merging of Feature Tracks for Camera Motion Estimation from Video. In: 5th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP 2008), 2008.

PDFpaper (3.1 MB)

 
Out-of-core Rendering and Editing

Philipp Jenke, Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Patch-Graph Reconstruction for Piecewise Smooth Surfaces, In: Proceedings Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV), 2008.

 
Deformable Shapes

Bart Adams, Maks Ovsjanikov, Michael Wand, Hans-Peter Seidel, Leonidas J. Guibas: Meshless Modeling of Deformable Shapes and their Motion. In: ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2008.

PDFpaper (4 MB), LINKvideo (Youtube)

 
Out-of-core Rendering and Editing

Michael Wand, Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Philipp Jenke, Arno Fleck, Mark Hoffmann, Benjamin Maier, Dirk Staneker, Andreas Schilling, Hans-Peter Seidel: Processing and Interactive Editing of Huge Point Clouds from 3D Scanners. In: Computers and Graphics, 32(2), 204-220, 2008.

LINKpaper (publisher site)

 
 2007
Out-of-core Rendering and Editing

Philipp Jenke, Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Efficient Surface Reconstruction for Piecewise Smooth Objects. Technical Report, WSI-2007-05, University of Tübingen, 2007.

 
Out-of-core Rendering and Editing

Michael Wand, Alexander Berner, Martin Bokeloh, Arno Fleck, Mark Hoffmann, Philipp Jenke, Benjamin Maier, Dirk Staneker, Andreas Schilling: Interactive Editing of Large Point Clouds. In: Proc. Symposium on Point-Based Graphics (PBG 07), 2007.

PDFpaper (3.9 MB)     XVIDvideo (DivX, 46 MB)     LINKsoftware (binary & source code) (download)

 
Animation Reconstruction

Michael Wand, Philipp Jenke, Qi-Xing Huang, Martin Bokeloh, Leonidas J. Guibas, Andreas Schilling: Reconstruction of Deforming Geometry from Time-Varying Point Clouds. In: Proc. 5th Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 49-58, 2007.

PDFpaper (0.6 MB)     XVIDvideo (DivX, 36 MB)     LINKsource code (download)

 
Joint Reconstruction and Registration with a Reference Surface

Qi-Xing Huang, Bart Adams, Michael Wand: Bayesian Surface Reconstruction via Iterative Scan Alignment to an Optimized Prototype. In: Proc.5th Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing, Barcelona, Spain, 2007.

PDFpaper (21 MB)

 
Rendering of Very Large Models

Michael Wand: Rendering of Very Large Models. In: M. Gross, H. Pfister (editors): Point-Based Graphics, Morgan Kaufmann/Elsevier, 2007.

 
 2006
Bayesian Point Cloud Reconstruction

Philipp Jenke, Michael Wand, Martin Bokeloh, Andreas Schilling, Wolfgang Strasser: Bayesian Point Cloud Reconstruction. In: Computer Graphics forum 25(3), 379-388 (Proc. Eurographics 2006), 2006.

PDFpaper (3.5 MB)

 
Hardware Accelerated Multi-Resolution Geometry Synthesis

Martin Bokeloh, Michael Wand: Hardware Accelerated Multi-Resolution Geometry Synthesis. In: Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games 2006.

PDFpaper (4.6 MB), XVIDvideo (DivX, 24MB)

 
 2005
Hardware Accelerated Multi-Resolution Geometry Synthesis

Michael Wand: Punktbasierte Multiskalendarstellung. In: Dorothea Wagner et al. (Hrsg.): Ausgezeichnete Informatikdissertationen 2004, GI-Edition - Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), D-5 Bonner Köllen Verlag, 2005.

 
Multi-Resolution Volume Rendering Hardware

Gregor Wetekam, Dirk Staneker, Urs Kanus, Michael Wand: A Hardware Architecture for Multi-Resolution Volume Rendering. In: Proc. of Eurographics/SIGGRAPH Workshop on Graphics Hardware, 2005.

paper (publisher site)

 
The 'Wägele'

Peter Biber, Sven Fleck, Michael Wand, Dirk Staneker, Wolfgang Straßer: First Experiences with a Mobile Platform for Flexible 3D Model Acquisition in Indoor and Outdoor Environments - The Wägele. In: 3D-ARCH'2005: 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures, 2005.

paper (dowload link; publisher site)

 
The 'Wägele'

Peter Biber, Sven Fleck, Florian Busch, Michael Wand, Tom Duckett, Wolfgang Straßer: 3D Modeling of Indoor Environments by a mobile Platform With a Laser Scanner And Panoramic Camera. In: 13th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2005), 2005.

 

 
 2004
PhD Thesis

Michael Wand: Point-Based Multi-Resolution Rendering. PhD Thesis, Wilhelm Schickard Institute for Computer Science, Graphical-Interactive Systems (WSI/GRIS), University of Tübingen, 2004.

thesis (41 MB), compressed (10 MB)

 
Multi-Resolution Sound Rendering

Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Multi-Resolution Sound Rendering. In: Proc. Symp. Point-Based Graphics, 2004.

paper (0.9 MB) — videos stadium1 (32 MB), stadium2 (49 MB), violin (32 MB) — sound files (0.9 MB)

 
Out-of-core sampling-based rendering
Jan Klein, Jens Krokowski, Matthias Fischer, Michael Wand, Rolf Wanka, Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide: The Randomized Sample Tree: A Data Structure for Externally Stored Virtual Environments. In: Presence 13(6), 2004.  
 2003
Real-Time GPU Caustics

Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Real-Time Caustics. In: P. Brunet and D. Fellner (eds), Computer Graphics Forum 22(3) (Proc. Eurographics 2003), 2003.

paper (0.3 MB) — video (9.2 MB)

 
Point-Based Multi-Resolution Raytracing

Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Multi-Resolution Point-Sample Raytracing. In: Graphics Interface 2003 Conference Proceedings, 2003.

paper (0.5 MB) — video (14 MB)

 
Point Rendering Hardware

Margarita Amor Lopez, Montse Boo, Angel del Rio, Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: A New Algorithm for High-Speed Projection in Point Rendering Applications. In: DSD-Euromicro Conference, IEEE Computer Society, 2003.

paper (publisher site)

 
Multi-Resolution Sound Rendering

Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: A Real-Time Sound Rendering Algorithm for Complex Scenes. Technical Report WSI-2003-5, Wilhelm Schickard Institute for Computer Science, Graphical-Interactive Systems (WSI/GRIS), University of Tübingen, 2003.

paper (0.8 MB)

 
 2002
Wavelet-based Multi-Resolution Volume Rendering

Stefan Guthe, Michael Wand, Julius Gonser, Wolfgang Straßer: Interactive Rendering of Large Volume Data Sets. In: Proc. IEEE Visualization 2002.

paper (0.4 MB) — video (14 MB)

 
Sampling-based out-of-core rendering

Jan Klein, Jens Krokowski, Matthias Fischer, Michael Wand, Rolf Wanka, Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide: The Randomized Sample Tree: A Data Structure for Interactive Walkthroughs in Externally Stored Virtual Environments. In: Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST), 2002.

paper (publisher site)

 
Multi-Resolution Animation Rendering

Michael Wand, Wolfgang Straßer: Multi-Resolution Rendering of Complex Animated Scenes. In: Computer Graphics Forum 21(3) (Proc. Eurographics 2002), 2002.

paper (1.9 MB) — video (20 MB)

 
 2001
Randomized z-Buffer

Michael Wand, Matthias Fischer, Ingmar Peter, Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide, Wolfgang Straßer: The Randomized z-Buffer Algorithm: Interactive Rendering of Highly Complex Scenes. In: SIGGRAPH 2001 Conference Proceedings, 2001.

paper (0.5 MB) — video (20 MB)

 
 2000
Randomized z-Buffer

Michael Wand, Matthias Fischer, Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide: Randomized Point Sampling for Output-Sensitive Rendering of Complex Dynamic Scenes. Technical Report WSI-2000-20, Wilhelm Schickard Institute for Computer Science, Graphical-Interactive Systems (WSI/GRIS), University of Tübingen, 2000.

paper (0.9 MB)

 
Randomized z-Buffer

Michael Wand: Approximative Darstellung dreidimensionaler Szenen mit randomisiertem z-Buffer. Diploma Thesis, University of Paderborn, March 2000.

thesis (PDF in German, 14.2MB)