Complementary Conferences: SC19 and SIGGRAPH 2019
You’ll find that these two conferences are complementary, given the increased use of simulation data and visualization to improve the discovery of science.
An ‘Irresistible’ Way to Make Films: Using Real-Time Technology for ‘Book of the Dead’
Nurdin Momodu on ‘Frogeck’ and Animation in Nigeria
The Nigerian film industry is undoubtedly one of the biggest in the world. Not known for quality but for its huge quantity, film in Nigeria generates hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
In Your Face: Academy Award Celebrates the Innovative Tech Behind Digital Faces
Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR..Thanos (Josh Brolin)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2018
The team of computer scientists responsible for bringing to life characters like Thanos and the Hulk on the big screen was honored this year with a Sci-Tech Academy Award for the conception, design and engineering of Medusa.
Digital Library Selections
This article published in the June 2017 issue of ACM TOG contributes a parallelizable optimization framework for real-time, high-quality, 3D scanning of large-scale scenes.
This article published in the June 2017 issue of ACM TOG proposes a real-time method that uses a single-view RGB-D input to simultaneously reconstruct a scene with a detailed geometry model, surface albedo, per-frame non-rigid motion, and per-frame low-frequency lighting.
This article published in the June 2017 issue of ACM TOG presents an algorithm for computing smooth fields of orthogonal directions within a volume, a critical step in hexahedral mesh generation, used to guide placement of edges and singularities.