JSPS UK/Japan CGVR 2014 Program (tentative)


The main venue for JSPS UK/Japan CGVR 2014 is the Informatics Forum at the University of Edinburgh.

Monday, November 10th

09:00 - 09:05 am Opening Remarks by Mr. Hideyuki Matsumoto, Deputy Director of JSPS London

09:05 - 10:45 am Session 1

Designing Interactive Content for Comfortable Interpersonal Communication,
Yoshifumi Kitamura (Tohoku University)

Human Motion Analysis and Synthesis for Computer Animation and Games,
Hubert Shum (University of Northumbria)

Interactive Design of Functional Shapes
Nobuyuki Umetani (Disney Research Zurich)

Cloud based Immersive VR Platform for Cognitive Social Robotics
Tetsunari Inamura (National Institute of Informatics)

3D Modeling and User Interfaces for Digital Fabrication
Manfred Lau (Lancaster University)

10:45 - 11:05 am Coffee Break

11:05 - 12:45 am Session 2

Sketch-based interfaces for computer graphics content creation
Kenshi Takayama (National Institute of Informatics)

Computer Vision for Computer Graphics
Peter Hall (Bath University)

Relationship descriptors for computer graphics
Taku Komura (University of Edinburgh / Royal Society, Disney Research)

Beyond Multitouch: Supporting haptics and multiple independent views for mid-air gestural interactions
Sriram Subramanian (Bristol University)

E-coaching: Wearable and Ubiquitous Sensing and Life-logging for Coaching
Kenji Mase (Nagoya University)

12:45 - 14:00 pm Lunch

14:00 - 15:40 pm Session 3

Beaming: Asymmetric Telepresence Systems
Anthony Steed (University College London)

Sensing and Utilizing Human Visual Attention
Yoichi Sato (University of Tokyo)

4D Vision for Interactive Content Production
Adrian Hilton (University of Surrey)

Modeling personal characteristics in facial shape, skin and motion to generate a photo-realistic instant cast
Shigeo Morishima (Waseda University)

Multisensory Virtual Experiences
Alan Chalmers (University of Warwick)

15:40 - 16:00 pm Coffee

16:00 - 17:40 am Session 4

Speech-driven talking head from articulatory features
Hiroshi Shimodaira (University of Edinburgh)

Conversion of trimmed NURBS surfaces to untrimmed Catmull-Clark subdivision surfaces
Neil Dodgson (University of Cambridge),

Photo-realistic Graphics in Real-time: A Speculative Perspective
Kartic Subr (Heriot Watt University / Disney Research)

Reality Mixer
Kenny Mitchell (Disney Research Edinburgh/Napier University)

Playing with perception, representation, and presentation: three ways to subvert current visualization techniques.
Miguel Nacenta
17:40 - 18:00 pm Introduction about Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Kanako Kumagai, Sohnosuke Kohzuki (JSPS)

18:30 pm - Dinner