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Tue 6 April Wed 7 April Thur 8 April Fri 9 April
09:00 - 10:30 Session Chair: Ik Soo Lim

RIVIC Research Officer Presentations.
Session 2: Graphics
1. Ravi P. Kammaje-Swansea
2. Jonathan Quinn-Cardiff
3. Ben Spencer-Swansea
4. Jing Wu-Cardiff
Session Chair: Ralph Martin

Distinguished Lecture:
Marc Alexa

Distinguished Lecture:
Adrian Hilton

Session Chair: Xianghua (Jason) Xie

Distinguished Lecture:
Bob Fisher

Distinguished Lecture:
Oliver Deussen

10:30 - 11:00 Tea and Coffee Tea and Coffee Tea and Coffee
11:00 - 12:30 Registration in the Foyer of Faraday Tower (until 17:00) Session Chair: Benjamin Mora

RIVIC Research Officer Presentations.
Session 3: Visualization and Simulation
1. Rita Borgo-Swansea
2. Chris Hughes-Bangor
3. Dan Lipsa-Swansea
4. Rick Walker-Bangor
5. Llyr ap Cenydd-Bangor
Session Chair: Mark W Jones

Distinguished Lecture:
Frits H Post

11:45 Panel A:
Is Visual Computing a Science or Black Magic?
with Oliver Deussen, David Ebert, Leif Kobbelt, Adrian Hilton, Chuck Hansen.

Session Chair: Robert S Laramee

Distinguished Lecture:
Carol O'Sullivan

Distinguished Lecture:
Chuck Hansen


12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Welcome Opening
Min Chen, Robert S Laramee, Xianghua (Jason) Xie

Showcase Talks
13:45 Ralph Martin (Cardiff)
14:15 Nigel W. John (Bangor)
14:45 Mark W. Jones (Swansea)
Session Chair: Phil W Grant

RIVIC Research Officer Presentations
Session 4: Registration, Calibration, Integration
1. Zhiquan Cheng-Cardiff
2. Ian Grimstead-Cardiff
3. Ran Song-Aberystwyth
4. Gary K.L. Tam-Cardiff
Scientific Advisory Meeting

Post-Docs Meet Postgraduates:
How to Survive a PhD Programme?

Informal Program
Mumbles/Langland Bay
(Rain: Bowling)
15:00 - 15:30 15:15 Tea and Coffee Tea and Coffee Tea and Coffee
15:30 - 17:00 Session Chair: Paul Rosin

RIVIC Research Officer Presentations
Session 1: Vision, People, Modelling
1. Andrew Aubrey (Cardiff)
2. Ben Daubney (Swansea)
3. Hui Fang (Swansea)
4. Alan Woodland (Aberystwyth)

Fast-Forward Session
Coordinated by Ben Daubney
Session Chair: Nigel W John

Distinguished Lecture:
Thomas Ertl

Distinguished Lecture:
David Ebert

Session Chair: Frank Langbein

Distinguished Lecture:
Leif Kobbelt

16:15 Panel B:
Is Visual Computing Converging or Diverging? with Marc Alexa, Tom Ertl, Bob Fisher, Frits H Post, Carol O'Sullivan.

18:30 - 20:00 Poster Exhibition
and Reception (Cheese, Wine, and Sandwiches) in Faraday Tower

18:30 Social Event: Dinner at Miah's Restaurant, St Pauls Church, St Helens Road. 19:00 Social Event: Dinner at the Marriot Hotel, Swansea.

Distinguished Lectures

Distinguished lectures are 40 minutes + 4 minutes of questions and answers.

Showcase Talks

Showcase talks are 25 minutes + 4 minutes of questions and answers.


  • Panel A: Is Visual Computing a Science or Black Magic?
    Addressing issues such as scientific foundation, complex parameter space, fundamental limitations, algorithmic learning, cognition, and scalability, ...
  • Panel B: Is Visual Computing Converging or Diverging?
    Addressing issues such as new research agendas, merits and demerits of convergence, subject boundary, publication venues, ...

RIVIC Research Officer Talks

Research Officer talks are 20 minutes + 2 minutes questions and answers.

  • Andrew Aubrey, Behaviour Transfer between Expressive Talking Heads.
  • Rita Borgo, SoundRiver: Visualising the Sound in Films.
  • Llyr ap Cenydd, Towards a Realistic Visual Model of Living Brain Tissue.
  • Zhiquan Cheng, 3D Non-rigid Registration for Deformable Data.
  • Ben Daubney, Human Pose Estimation using Bayesian Networks.
  • Hui Fang, Facial Registration and Recognition: General Overview and Trends.
  • Ian Grimstead, Calibrating a COTS Monitor to DICOM Standard.
  • Chris Hughes, Computer Simulations for Interventional Radiology Procedures.
  • Ravi Kammaje, Triangle tracing by ray classification.
  • Dan Lipşa, Visualization of Foam Rheology.
  • Jonathan Quinn, Anisotropic Point Sampling.
  • Ran Song, Integration of Multi-View Range Images.
  • Ben Spencer, Accelerating Global Illumination Using Photon Relaxation.
  • Gary K.L. Tam, From Rigid to Non-Rigid 3D Registration : A Survey.
  • Rick Walker, Multiple Views for Soil Visualization.
  • Alan Woodland Modelling and Understanding Image Manifolds.
  • Jing Wu, Bas-Relief Generation using Shape From Shading.

Postgraduate Posters

Postgraduates present for 2 minutes each during the fast forward session.

  • Matjaz Bone, Multi-Colored Marching Squares and Cubes
  • Ian Doidge, Investigating the Surface Area Heuristic
  • Matthew Edmunds, Automatic Streamsurface Placement
  • Zhao Geng, Unparalled Coordinates
  • Richard George, Explorative Coastal Oceanographic Visualization
  • Vedran Kajic, Statistical Model for Segmentation of Retinal Optical Coherence Tomography Data
  • Liam Kurmos, Optimal View Selection for Dynamic Isosurfaces
  • Farhan Mohammed, From Tabular Data to Metaphoric Landscape Visualisation A Template-based Approach
  • Christian Richardt, Stereo Coherence in Non-Photorealistic Rendering
  • Si Yong Yeo, Geometric Potential Force for the Deformable Model

Other Postgraduates Attending

  • Dan Casas
  • Zhili Chen
  • Margara Tejera
  • Yitian Zhao
  • Ed Grundy
  • Tony McLoughlin
  • Simon Walton