Conference Program — Overview

The conference program has now been finalised and it is shown below for your information.

The Program and Book of Abstracts (PDF, 6.4 MB) contains a printable version of the program as well as ‘visual abstracts’ of the presented work. A basic printable version of this page is also available.


Thursday, 4 August 2011

Join us at the welcome reception to kick off the joint symposia on CAe, SBIM and NPAR.

The reception starts at 20:00 in the Vistas 360 room, on the top floor of the Renaissance Hotel, across the street from the Marriott. There will be cheese and crackers, other light snacks, and a cash bar.


Friday, 5 August 2011

Time Room A Room B
8:30 Registration desk opens & Coffee
9:00 Welcome
9:15 Keynote 1 – Jeff Han (for SBIM)
10:15 Coffee
10:45 Session 1: Evaluation and Aesthetics
Session chair: Sheelagh Carpendale
  • Sympathetic Guitar: Human Social Response to Remote Interaction Paradigms in Abstract, Expressive Contexts
  • Evaluating emotional responses to non-photorealistic images
  • Is the iPad useful for sketch input? A comparison with the Tablet PC
  • Towards ground truth in geometric textures
Session 2: Sketch based 3D Modelling
Session chair: Joaquim Jorge
  • Combining bimanual manipulation and pen-based input for 3D modelling
  • 3D Modeling with a Symmetric Sketch
  • Immersion and Embedding of Self-Crossing Loops
  • Reconstructing surfaces from sketched 3D irregular curve
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Session 3: Illusions
  • Images from Self-Occlusion
  • Hidden Images
  • Generating Op Art Lines
Session 4: Symmetry and Geometry
Session chair: Craig Kaplan
  • Symmetry Hybrids
  • Snaxels on a Plane
  • StereoBrush: Interactive 2D to 3D Conversion Using Discontinuous Warps
15:15 Tea
15:45 Session 5: Sketching & Design
Session chair: Ryan Schmidt
  • A Sketch-Based System for Highway Design
  • Building “The Plotter” – an Aesthetic Exploration with Drawing Robots
  • Gesture-based design of 2D contours: an alternative to sketching?
  • Sketch-Based Modeling of Smooth Surfaces using Adaptive Curve Networks
Session 6: Rendering and Abstraction
Session chair: Amy Gooch
  • Stylization-based ray prioritization for guaranteed framerates
  • Image and Video Abstraction by Multi-scale Anisotropic Kuwahara Filtering
  • Aesthetic Agents: Swarm-based Non-photorealistic Rendering using Multiple Images
  • Image Simplification and Vectorization
17:30 Reception (Art Show, Posters, Demos). Ends 19:30.


Saturday, 6 August 2011

Time Room A Room B
8:30 Registration desk opens & Coffee
9:00 Keynote 2 – Andrew Pearce (for NPAR)
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Session 7: Animation
Session chair: Adam Finkelstein
  • TexToons: Practical Texture Mapping for Hand-drawn Cartoon Animations
  • Double Meandering Algorithm: From Drawing Game to Automated Animation
  • Spatio-temporal Analysis for Parameterizing Animated Lines
  • Temporal Noise Control for Sketchy Animation
Session 8: Enhancing Sketching
Session chair: Beryl Plimmer
  • Defining Precise Measurements with Sketched Annotations
  • Artistic Canvases for Gestural and Non-linear Typography
  • Sketch Express: Facial Expressions Made Easy
  • Continuous Recognition and Visualization of Pen Strokes and Touch-Screen Gestures
12:15 Lunch
13:45 Session 9: Classification
Session chair: Metin Sezgin
  • Quick$: Application of Hierarchical Clustering to Gesture Recognition
  • ClassySeg: A Machine Learning Approach to Automatic Stroke Segmentation
  • Combining Corners from Multiple Segmenters
Session 10: Light and Shadow
Session chair: Holger Winnemöller
  • Dynamic Stylized Shading Primitives
  • Chromatic Shadows for Improved Perception
  • Performing Animator Instrument for Live Media
15:00 Tea
15:30 Session 11: Perception
Session chair: Joëlle Thollot
  • gamutHeatMap: Visualizing the Colour Shift of Rendering Intent Transformations
  • Simple Motion Textures for Ambient Affect
  • Predicting Stereoscopic Viewing Comfort Using a Coherence-Based Computational Model
  • Now or Later: An Initial Exploration into User Perception of Mathematical Expression Recognition Feedback
Session 12: Artistic Stylization
Session chair: Pascal Barla
  • ColourVis: Exploring Colour Usage in Paintings Over Time
  • Portrait Painting Using Active Templates
  • Artistic Tessellations by Growing Curves
  • Customizing Painterly Rendering Styles Using Stroke Processes
18:30 Conference Banquet


Sunday, 7 August 2011

Time Room A Room B
9:00 Keynote 3 – Jeffrey Ventrella (for CAe)
10:00 Closing remarks
10:05 Coffee
10:20 – 12:00 Session 13: Visualization & Beautification
Session chair: Jan Eric Kyprianidis
  • XDoG: Advanced Stylization of Images with Difference-of-Gaussians
  • ActionPlot: A Visualization Tool for Contemporary Dance Analysis
  • Animation for Ancient Tile Mosaics
  • EMVIZ: The Poetics of Movement Quality Visualization
Session 14: Modelling and Concepts
Session chair: Joseph LaViola
  • Single-View Sketch Based Modeling
  • Towards automatic concept transfer
  • Interactive Modeling of Muqarnas
  • Neatening sketched strokes using piecewise French Curves
14:00 SIGGRAPH 2011 starts