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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Jose Braz
Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal

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GRAPP Program Co-Chairs

Ana Paula Cláudio
BioISI, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa

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Ana Paula Cláudio is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), and a researcher in BioISI- Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute (BioISI). She holds a Mathematics degree from FCUL and a PhD in Informatics from the same University. Her main research interests are on Computer Graphics in general, 3D modeling, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Digital Heritage, and she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses covering these topics.

Dominique Bechmann
CNRS-Université de Strasbourg

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Dominique Bechmann is a professor of computer science at the Strasbourg University where she is leading the Computer Graphics and Geometry team, at the ICube CNRS Lab since 1997. From 1986 to 1989, she did her PhD at the IBM scientific centre (Paris, France) on geometric modeling of anatomic organs. In 1990, she did a postdoc at the T.J. Watson research centre (Yorktown Heigths, New York, USA) on deformation models. In 1991, she became an assistant professor. She is personally involved on research activities in geometric modeling (deformations, topological modeling) and in virtual reality (interaction tasks). Si nce 2014, she is head of the French National Research Group (GdR IG-RV) in Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality that regroups almost 700 researchers. ... More >>


HUCAPP Program Co-Chairs

Paul Richard
University of Angers

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Paul Richard is Associate Professor at University of Angers (France) since 2000. He received a M.S. degree and a PhD. in Robotics from the University Paris VI respectively in 1992 and 1996. Paul Richard leads the virtual reality research activities in the Laboratoire Angevin de Recherche en Ingénierie des Systèmes (LARIS) of the University of Angers. For almost two decades his research has focused on virtual reality, 3D interaction and human performance in virtual environments.

Takehiko Yamaguchi
Tokyo University of Science

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Takehiko Yamaguchi is an assistant professor at department of applied electronics, Tokyo University of Science, Japan. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2008. His research concerns characterizing changes in behavior following virtual reality-based rehabilitation/assessment for cognitive and motor disorders.


IVAPP Program Co-Chairs

Lars Linsen
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

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Lars Linsen is a Full Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. He is also Adjunct Professor of Computational Science and Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering of the Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany. He received his academic degrees in Computer Science from the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, including a diploma in 1997 and a Ph.D. in 2001. After three years as a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of California, Davis, U.S.A., and two years as an Assistant Profe ssor at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany, he joined Jacobs University as an Associate Professor in 2006 and was appointed a Full Professor in 2012. In 2017, he joined the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. Lars Linsen's research interests are primarily in the area of Data Visualization. ... More >>

Alexandru Telea
University of Groningen

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Alexandru Telea received his PhD in Computer Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands,in 2000. Until 2007, he was an assistant professor in visualization and computer graphics at the same university. Since 2007, he is professor of computer science at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His interests include 3D multiscale shape processing, scientific and information visualization, and software analytics.


VISAPP Program Co-Chairs

Alain Tremeau
Université Jean Monnet in Saint Etienne

Brief Bio
Alain Trémeau is Professor at University Jean Monnet. He is member of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien (UMR 5516). His research activity covers several topics and applications related to color imaging, color science and computer vision. He published numerous book chapters and articles in the field of color science and recently in the domain of cultural heritage. He coordinates two international master degrees in the fields of color science (COSI and CIMET).

Francisco Imai
Apple Inc.
United States

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Dr. Francisco Imai is Color Imaging Fellow working for Apple Inc. in Cupertino, CA, USA. After finishing his Ph. D. in Imaging Science at Chiba University, Japan he joined the Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, USA first as a post-doctoral fellow and later as senior color scientist. After working in spectral imaging capture and reproduction applied to museum imaging, Dr. Imai joined industry, first at Pixim, Inc. in Mountain View as a senior color scientist and afterwards the Computer Science Laboratory at Samsung R&D Center in San Jose, CA. In 2009 he joined Canon Development Americas Inc. in San Jose as a principal scientist and later manager and subsequently director of the computational imaging department at the Canon U.S.A. Inc. Innovation Center. Dr. Imai has authored in several book chapters, peer-reviewed journal papers and conferences in the fields of color and spectral imaging. Dr. Imai has also been actively involved in conference organization by being the General Chair of Digital Photography Conference of SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging in 2010 and 2011, the General Chair of IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2010, the General Chair of OSA Imaging Systems and Applications in 2013, Chair of the International Symposium Multispectral Color Science (MCS) in 2005, 2006 and 2012, Technical Program Chair for IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2009, Area co-chair for VISAPP in 2013 and 2014, program chair for VISAPP since 2015, review committee member for ICCV 2011, CVPR 2011, ICIAP 2011, AIC 2005 and 2013, CCIW 2013, CGIV 2012, 2010 and 2008, Italian Color Conference, Spanish Color Conference and member of the MCS steering committee since 2006. Dr. Imai is the recipient of Itek Award from the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in recognition of the Outstanding Student Paper published by the Society. Dr. Imai became a fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in 2013 for significant contributions to the advancement of color reproduction and multispectral imaging. Dr. Imai is also in the board of directors of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology as Conference Vice-President since July 2015. ... More >>


GRAPP Area Chairs

Area: Animation and Simulation
Jie-Qing Feng
State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University

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Jieqing Feng is a professor in the State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Peoples Republic of China. He received his BSc in applied mathematics from the National University of Defense Technology in 1992 and his Ph.D in computer graphics from Zhejiang University in 1997. His research interests include geometric modeling, real-time rendering and computer animation.

Area: Interactive Environments
Teresa Chambel
Lasige, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

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Teresa Chambel is a professor and researcher at Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL) in Portugal, where she received a Ph.D. in Informatics, on video, hypermedia and learning technologies, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. Her M.Sc. was in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon, on distributed hypermedia. She is a member of the Human-Computer Interaction and Multimedia Group (HCIM) at the Lasige Lab at FCUL, since 1998, and was previously a member of the Multimedia and Interaction Techniques Group at INESC, Lisbon. Her research interests include multimedia and hyperme dia, with a special emphasis on video and hypervideo, human-computer interaction, e-learning, creativity, visualization, accessibility, cognition and emotions, interactive TV, digital talking books and digital art. ... More >>

Area: Rendering
Basile Sauvage
University of Strasbourg

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Basile Sauvage obtained a Master of Science in 2002 and a PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2005 at INP-Grenoble, France. Since 2006 he is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Strasbourg. His research topics include texture analysis and synthesis, acquisition and treatment of 3D objects' appearance, geometric modeling, and multiresolution analysis.

Area: Geometry and Modeling
James Gain
Cape Town University
South Africa

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James Gain is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests cover procedural and geometric modelling, visualization and high-performance computing. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, England.


HUCAPP Area Chairs

Area: Interaction Techniques and Devices
Thuong Hoang
The University of Melbourne

Brief Bio
Thuong Hoang is currently a Research Fellow at the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He received a PhD in Computer Science in 2014 from the University of South Australia. His research expertise is in augmented reality, wearable computer, and human computer interactions. His focus is in interaction techniques and devices, human factors, and educational technologies.

Area: Theories, Models and User Evaluation
Gilles Bailly
CNRS; Telecom ParisTech; University Paris-Saclay

Brief Bio

Gilles Bailly is researcher at the CNRS institute and Telecom ParisTech Laboratory since 2013. Previously, he was post-doctoral researcher at Cluster of Excellence of multimodal interaction (2013), Max-Planck Institute für Informatics (2012), Telekom Innovation Laboratories (2011-2012). He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Grenoble. Gilles Bailly is author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. His work has been awarded the Best Paper Award and Best Paper Honorable Mention at ACM CHI five times since 2012 and one time at ACM MobileHCI (2014). Several of his works suc h as ShoeSense or iSkin received a lot of attention in the medias. He has served on a number of program committees such as ACM CHI or ACM ITS. 

His research is in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), focused on understanding and improving command selection, an important task in HCI. He especially focuses on the transition from novice to expert behaviors. He designs novel interaction techniques, build predictive models of performance and develop optimization methods. Applications include traditional desktop workstations, mobile devices, interactive public displays, gesture-based interaction, wearable computing, augmented reality and interactive visualization.

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Area: Agents and Human Interaction
Stéphanie Buisine
CESI School of Engineering

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Stéphanie Buisine is a Professor of Innovation in CESI School of Engineering in Paris, France. She received her PhD in Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction in 2005 and her Habilitation in Ergonomics and Innovation in 2013. Her research aims to design and support creativity and prospective methods for the innovation process. She uses technology (e.g. tabletop, tactile, multimodal devices, agents and avatars) to enhance individual and collective creativity and better understand its sociocognitive mechanisms.

Area: Haptic and Multimodal Interaction
Bob Antoine Jerry Menelas


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Bob-Antoine J. Menelas is an assistant professor of Computer Science, at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada, since august 2011. He holds a M.Sc. (2006) from University of Angers, France and a Ph. D. (2010) from University of Paris-Sud XI, France in computer science. Before joining UQAC, Menelas was a postdoctoral fellow at Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Calgary, Canada. His research interests include Haptics, Virtual Reality, Scientific Visualization and Serious Games.


VISAPP Area Chairs

Area: Image Formation and Preprocessing
M. Emre Celebi
University of Central Arkansas
United States

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Area: Image and Video Understanding
Fabio Galasso

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Dr Fabio Galasso heads the Computer Vision Department at OSRAM (Munich, Germany), an international team conducting R&D in artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning, in relation to smart lighting applications. Prior to OSRAM, Fabio has conducted academic research and piloted novel research directions in video analysis at the University of Cambridge (UK) and at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Germany). He received his Master's Degree cum laude from the RomaTre University (Italy) and his PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK). Fabio is an active member of the computer vision and ma chine learning community and served recently as area chair at international conferences, as reviewer for journals and conferences and as co-chair of international workshops. ... More >>

Area: Motion, Tracking and Stereo Vision
Zoltan Kato
University of Szeged

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Zoltan Kato received the BS and MS degrees in computer science from the Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary in 1988 and 1990, and the PhD degree from University of Nice doing his research at INRIA -- Sophia Antipolis, France in 1994. Since then, he has been a visiting research associate at the Computer Science Department of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; an ERCIM postdoc fellow at CWI, Amsterdam; and a visiting fellow at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. In 2002, he joined the Institute of Informatics, University of Szeged, Hungary, where he is heading the Dep artment of Image Processing and Computer Graphics. His research interests include image segmentation, registration, shape matching, statistical image models, Markov random fields, color, texture, motion, shape modeling, variational and level set methods. He has served on several program committees of major conferences (e.g. Area Chair for ICIP 2008, 2009) and has been an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. He is the President of the Hungarian Association for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (KEPAF) and a Senior Member of IEEE. ... More >>

Area: Applications and Services
Liang Lin
Sun Yat-Sen University

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Area: Image and Video Analysis
Raimondo Schettini
University of Milano - Bicocca

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