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Models of Visual Representation
Friday, 17 August
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Room 403

Session Chair
Cheryl Stockton
Studio Firefly and Pratt Institute

VideoFOCUS and VideoFOCUSWire: Transforming Moving Images to Stills
Laura Teodosio
Salient Stills Inc.
268 Summer Street, Sixth Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02210 USA

A new model of VideoFOCUS (a tool that produces high-quality still imagery from low-resolution moving imagery) is designed specifically for image acquisition and distribution that uses video as input.

Change Blindness With Varying Rendering Fidelity: Looking But Not Seeing
Kirsten Cater
University of Bristol
Department of Computer Science
Woodland Road

Change blindness is the human inability to detect what should be obvious changes in a scene. It can be exploited to significantly reduce computational time while retaining perceptual fidelity.

"Summer Breeze:" Creating a High-End 3D Movie Using Limited Resources
Yaron Canetti
School of Visual Arts New York
133 West 21st Street, 10F
New York, New York 10010 USA

"Summer Breeze" is a short animation developed without a budget, using off-the-shelf tools. It is an attempt to prove that sophisticated computer animation can be created in an independent environment.

The Magic Behind the Magic: "Pearl Harbor"
Marshall Krasser
Industrial Light + Magic
3155 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, California 94912 USA

For every spectacular shot that appears in a movie, there are untold scores of dedicated people who helped achieve its (hopefully) flawless execution.