Fun With Lasers

Tuesday, 1 August
1:45 - 3:30 pm
Room 253
Session Chair: Marc Alexa, Technische Universität Berlin

Combining Laser Scans
An algorithmic method for improving the resolution of surfaces captured with a laser range scanner. The method is a generalization of the 2D image processing technique known as super-resolution.

Yong Joo Kil
University of California, Davis
yongjk (at)

Boris Mederos
Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada

Nina Amenta
University of California, Davis
Tomographic Reconstruction of Transparent Objects
A visible-light tomographic reconstruction method for recovering the shape of transparent objects such as glass. The set-up is relatively simple to implement and accounts for refraction.

Borislav Trifonov
Derek Bradley
Wolfgang Heidrich
The University of British Columbia
derek (at)
Feature-Preserving Denoising of Time-Varying Range Data
An innovative technique for accurate denoising of time-varying range data inspired by the idea of similarity-based non-local image filtering and spatio-temporal bilateral filtering for video processing.

Oliver Schall
Alexander Belyaev
Hans-Peter Seidel
MPI Informatik
schall (at)
Laser Scanning of Three-Dimensional Time-Varying Fluid Phenomena
Results of ground-breaking true three-dimensional time-varying scanning of fluid phenomena. This sketch describes the acquisition hardware, acquisition methodology, geometrical and image corrections needed, and visualization results and analysis.

Daniel Lang
Santiago Lombeyda
Jan Lindheim
Paul Dimotakis
California Institute of Technology
slombey (at)