Previous Invited Speakers
The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous VISIGRAPP conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
Challenges for Visual AnalyticsJack van Wijk, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Perceptually-Based RenderingHolly Rushmeier, Yale University, United States The Future of Social Robots - A Case Study with Nadine Humanoid RobotNadia Magnenat-Thalmann, NTU, Singapore and MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Visual Data Science - Advancing Science through Visual Reasoning Torsten Moeller, University of Vienna, Austria Groups and Crowds - Detection, Tracking and Behavior Analysis of People Aggregations Vittorio Murino, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy Trends and Challenges of Augmented Reality Dieter Schmalstieg, Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision at Graz University of Technology, Austria Command Selection and User Expertise Gilles Bailly, CNRS; Telecom ParisTech; University Paris-Saclay, France
Gesture Interaction with Virtual Humans and Social Robots Daniel Thalmann, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Topological and Feature-based Visualization Gerik Scheuermann, Universtät Leipzig, Germany From Single Object to Contextual Authentication - A New Challenge in Multimedia Forensics and BeyondMauro Barni, Universita` di Siena, Italy
Past, Present, and Future in and of Software VisualizationStephan Diehl, University of Trier, Germany Visual Content Fingerprinting and Search - An MPEG PerspectiveMiroslaw Z. Bober, University of Surrey, United Kingdom Ubiquitous, Dynamic Inclusion and Fusion of Tracking Data from Various Sources for Mobile AR Applications in "AR-ready Environments" Gudrun Klinker, TU München, Germany
Virtual Pets and Avatars - Simulation, Interaction, and Emergent Ecosystems Jeffrey Ventrella, Visual Music Systems, United States Interactive Visualization for Cultural Heritage - Current Capabilities and Open Issues Roberto Scopigno, Visual Computing Lab, CNR-ISTI, Italy Re-inventing and Re-implementing the Wheel - Visualization Component Reuse in a Large EnterpriseFrank van Ham, IBM Software Group, United Kingdom Parallel Coordinates - Breaching 3-D and Onward to BIG DATAAlfred Inselberg, Tel Aviv University, Israel
IMPROVING THE VISIBLE WITH THE INVISIBLE - Incorporating Near-infrared Cues in Computational Photography and Computer Vision Tasks Sabine Süsstrunk, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland VISUAL THINKING ALGORITHMS Colin Ware, University of New Hampshire, United States FIRST-PERSON VISUO-HAPTIC ENVIRONMENT - From Research to ApplicationsSabine Coquillart, INRIA, France LINEAR AND NONLINEAR SHAPE ALIGNMENT WITHOUT CORRESPONDENCES Zoltan Kato, University of Szeged, Hungary
Using Expert Knowledge for Distributed Rendering Optimization Carlos González-Morcillo, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Learning Object Categories with Generic Knowledge Vittorio Ferrari, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Fast Filter Spreading for Depth of Field Post-Processing and Other ApplicationsBrian A. Barsky, University of California, Berkeley, United States The Dichromatic Reflection Model - Future Research Directions and Applications Joost van de Weijer, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Regularization and Bayesian Estimation Approach for Inverse Problems in Imaging Systems and Computer Vision Ali Mohammad-Djafari, CNRS, France Two New Approaches to Depth of Field PostprocessingBrian A. Barsky, University of California, Berkeley, United States Modeling Deformable Surfaces from Single Videos Pascal Fua, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland Fisher Kernel Representation of Images and some of its Successful Applications Gabriela Csurka, Xerox Research Centre Europe, France
3D-Models of the Human Habitat for the Internet Franz W. Leberl, Graz University of Technology, Austria Motion and Object Class Discovery from Video David Hogg, University of Leeds, United Kingdom Intelligent Pattern Recognition and Applications to Biometrics in an Interactive EnvironmentPatrick Wang, Northeastern University, United States Redefining Content Creation for Video Games and FilmsDany Lepage, Ubisoft, Canada
Video-based Animation of People Adrian Hilton, University of Surrey, United Kingdom Virtual Reality, a Knowledge Tool for Cultural Heritage Geneviève Lucet, Computer Services for Research at the UNAM, Mexico General Imaging - Design, Modelling and Applications Peter Sturm, Inria, France Retail Vision-Based Self-Checkout: Exploring Real Time Real Purpose General Vision System Sharathchandra Pankanti, IBM - Exploratory Computer Vision Group, United States