News and Announcements

2017

  • VISGRAF participation in the Bienio da Matematica . (May/2017)

  • Dalai Felinto talks about the future of VR and his experience at the VISGRAF Lab. (12 May / 2017)   [ YouTube ]

  • Testimony of Jonas Gomes to SBM about Elon Lages de Lima. (07 May / 2017)   [ local copy ]

  • Marcelo Viana gives the highlights of Festival da Matematica in Folha de Sao Paulo. (05 May/2017) [ local copy ]

  • VISGRAF at Festival da Matematica . (April/2017)

  • Video of our final presentation of the Music Workshop at the Math Festival (30/04) [ youtube ]
  • Interview with Luiz Velho about the Math Festival (30 april) [ facebook ]
  • Lua, is featured at the Exhibit "Inovanca - Criacoes a Brasileira" shown in Museu do Amanha (25/04 - 22/10) [ portal | facebook ]
  • Workshop of Music, Mathematics and Computers at the Math Festival (27-30 april) [ announcement ]
  • Workshop on Geometric Art at the Math Festival (27-30 april) [ announcement ]
  • IF-RJ and IMPA sign a collaboration agreement in the area of digital media and games (16 march) [ blog post ]
  • VISGRAF New Realities portal unveiled. (10 march) [ webpage ]
  • Overview of recent work from VISGRAF Lab. (2016-2017) [ PDF ]
  • Report on UX at the Design Stage of Campus Party (11 February) [ webpage ]
  • VISGRAF researchers present at Campus Party (4th February) [ announcement ]
  • Luiz Velho, 60 years (1st February) [ webpage ]
  • Interview with Aron Simis about Math and Graphics (26 Janyary) [ O Globo ]
  • Experiences - Video-Installation (25 Jan to 02 Feb) [ poster ]
  • Summer Course on 2D Graphics (January-February) [ homepage ]

2016

  • VISGRAF at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 . (December/2016)

  • Presenting our work on Deep Learning+Art at the Seminar "Indisciplinas" (November 25, 2016) [ program ]
  • Initial release of our Revelar platform. (November 2016) [ portal ]
  • Announcing our experiments with Deep Learning+Art (October 2016) [ website ]
  • SIBGRAPI presents a recognition award to Luiz Velho and commemorates his 60 years. (October 2016) [ webpage ]
  • Post in LABVIS Blog about OBSERVATOR!O2016. (August 2016) [ blog ]
  • New note of Lauro Jardim in o Globo about OBSERVATOR!O2016. (August 2016) [ blog ]
  • Leonardo Sacht, IMPA's alumni, presents at Multimedia Global Summit (August 2016) [ webpage ]
  • Portal OBSERVATOR!O2016 is a highlight of FAPERJ bulletin. (August 2016) [ webpage ]
  • Minister Gilberto Kassab of MCTIC tweets a recommendation for OBSERVATOR!O2016. (August 2016) [ twitter ]
  • Julia Giannella interview about OBSERVATOR!O2016 on SoundCloud. (August 2016) [ image ]
  • News coverage about our project OBSERVATOR!O2016 on Sinal, electronic bulletim of ESDI/UERJ. (August 2016) [ pdf ]
  • VISGRAF at SIGGRAPH 2016 . (August/2016)

  • MCTIC publishes information about OBSERVAR!O2016 . (July 2016) [ news-portal ]
  • Lauro Jardim from o Globo posts a note about our project OBSERVATOR!O2016. (July 2016) [ blog ]
  • Agencia Brasil and Exame report on our project OBSERVAR!O2016 . (July 2016) [ ebc-portal | exame.com ]
  • VISGRAF Lab announces project OBSERVATOR!O2016 about the Rio 2016 Olympics (July 2016) [ press-release ]
  • Visit of TU-Delft students to IMPA (July 2016) [ study page ]
  • Technology, Art and Science (July 2016) [ NASA Juno | | YouTube | AppleMusic ]
  • Minister of Science and Technology visits IMPA and the VISGRAF Laboratory (June 2016) [ news ]
  • Two books by Luiz Velho rank in the top 50% most downloaded eBooks of Springer in 2015. (June 2016) [ Fourier to Wavelets | Image Processing ]
  • Estadao Ciencia reports on IMPA and developments at its laboratories. (June 2016) [ URL ]
  • Web portal, "ObservaR!O2016", for the new phase of our project "Observatorio Olimpico" has been released. (May 2016) [ URL ]
  • Artur Avila is the second carrying the Olympic torch on its journey around Brazil. (May 03, 2016) [ video | local ]
  • Oculus StoryStudio using 'previs' tool for VR, developed by Dalai Felinto at VISGRAF Lab. (April 2016) [ Blog | local ]
  • The web portal of our new project "Observatorio Olimpico" is up in the air! (March 2016) [ URL ]
  • VISGRAF 21 Years - Digital Collection, launched (March 2016) [ URL ]
  • New website of Olhar 3D unveiled (Feb 2016) [ URL ]
  • VISGRAF Alumni Sergio Krakowski performs at RC4 Festival (Jan 2016) [ PDF | infoglobo ]

2015

  • Luiz Velho is invited speaker at VFX Rio 2015 (December 2015) [ webpage ]
  • Marcelo Cicconet, IMPA alumni, awarded prize "Innovator Under 35" from MIT EmTech. (November 2015) [ web ]
  • Team leaded by Hallison Paz, VISGRAF MS Student, awarded prize in Hackaton. (October 2015) [ webpage ]
  • SIGGRAPH Asia paper by VISGRAF alumni Leo Koller (October 2015) [ project ]
  • Article about IMPA in Revista FAPESP (September 2015) [ web | print ]
  • Lenka Ptackova, VISGRAF PhD Student, invited to TV Program "Esquenta!". (September 6th/2015) [ webpage ]
  • VISGRAF at SIBGRAPI 2015 (August/2015)
  • Blues Machine patent granted by USPTO (July/2015) [ cover page ]
  • Luiz Velho receives award from IEEE CG&A (April/2015) [ certificate ]
  • Ciencia Hoje publishes note about Olhar 3D. (March/2015) [ web ]
  • Animação S.A. posts a note about MUAN (March/2015) [ Portal ]
  • Exhibit "Olhar 3D", MAST (January/2015) [ Website | o Globo Portal | Print ]
  • Summer Course on 2D Graphics (January-Febryary/2015) [ homepage ]
  • Talk by Craig Gotsman on "Next-Generation Video Processing with Depth Cameras" (January/2015) [ web ]

2014

  • VISGRAF researcher gives a testimony for The Communication (R)evolution project . (December/2014) [ rbs news ]

  • VISGRAF at SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 . (December/2014)

  • Paper by VISGRAF researcher rank 1 among the Most Downloaded Articles of Computer and Graphics. (October/2014) [ web | local ]

  • Interview about Revelar Project (September/2014) [ web ]
  • Talk by Pedro Felzenszwalb on "Graphical models for Computer Vision" (Augst/2014) [ web ]
  • VISGRAF at SIGGRAPH 2014 . (August/2014)

  • INFO online about IMPA and VISGRAF Lab (August/2014) [ web   |   pdf ]
  • Band News about IMPA and the Fields Medal (August/2014) [ web ]
  • Arthur Avila awarded the Fields Medal. (August/2014) [ piaui ]
  • Video about IMPA on Youtube (June/2014) [ link ]
  • Article on Computer Animation by VISGRAF researchers in Ciencia Hoje das Criancas. (May/2014) [ page ]
  • Talk by Mathieu Desbrun on Geometric Discretization for Computational Modeling" (April/2014) [ poster ]
  • New software streetview-wide-angle includes Moebius projection (April/2014) [ github ]
  • Expo Framework from VISGRAF Lab announced (March/2014) [ website ]
  • Podcast inspired on magazine article by VISGRAF Lab researchers. (February/2014) [ online link ]
  • Le Monde en Equations at Paris Subway (January/2014) [ webpage ]
  • Talk by Ricardo Motta on "The State of Mobile Imaging" (January/2014) [ web ]

2013

  • Globo News Ciencia e Tecnologia about Mathematics features VISGRAF Lab. (December/2013) [ web portal ]
  • Project "Regards dans les Espaces de Dimension 3" announced on the walls of the Paris subway - Montparnasse corridor. (December/2013) [ image ]
  • Work by Barbara Castro exhibited at SIGGRAPH Asia as part of Participating Interface presented by Seonah Mok (November/2013)
  • Design Rio publishes article about projects of the VISGRAF Laboratory. (October/2013) [ O Globo online | print ] | text ]
  • Globo Ciencia about Mathematics and Music features research at VISGRAF Lab (October/2013) [ Rede Globo Portal ]
  • MOCAP database is now online.Stay tuned for more. (October/2013) [ Website ]
  • VISGRAF Lab and Instituto Antonio Carlos Jobim release the App Botanic (September/2013) [ O Globo ]
  • Ciencia Hoje features article on Computer Animation by VISGRAF researchers (July/2013) [ Issue 305 web | Magazine Cover | PDF of the Article ]
  • Paper by VISGRAF PhD student presented at SGP 2013 (July/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Interview about our project "Regards dans les espaces de dimension 3" (June/2013) [ weblink ]
  • VISGRAF's 3D Models database is now online. (June/2013) [ weblink ]
  • "Image Processing for CG and Vision" is in the top 25% most downloaded eBooks of the Springer Collection, with more than 6.000 chapter downloads. (June/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Blog report on the work of alumni Sergio Krakowski. (June/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Executable paper in collaboration with colleagues from UFRN goes online. (May/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Paper by Diego Nehab selected by Computing Reviews as one of the "Best of 2012" (May/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Luiz Velho receives the Distinguished Reviewer Award 2012 from the Computers & Graphics Journal. (May/2013) [ weblink ]
  • 67 Gigapixel image of Rio de Janeiro, produced by RioHK project is part of the exhibition "Understanding the Earth", from Ars Electronica GmbH in Linz (April/2013) [ weblink ]
  • The new CICC video wall will feature our panoramic image from URCA (April/2013) [ weblink | videowall ]
  • Work by VISGRAF's post-doctoral researcher Fernada Andalo' on Jornal da Unicamp (March/2013) [ weblink ]
  • Exhibit "Regards dans les espaces de dimension 3", Paris. (March/2013) [ web | interview | event ]
  • VISGRAF at GRAPP 2013. (February/2012)

  • New gigapixel panorama from RioHK project: Manhattan skyline. (February/2013)
  • Lecture Series in Mobile Computational Photography by Kari Pulli (NVIDIA Research). (February/2013)
  • Summer School in Computational Geometry. (January-February/2013) [ schedule ]

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2000

  • CILAMCE 2000. Luiz Velho presents a paper in the Symposium on Mesh Generation and Self-adaptivity. (December/2000)
  • Participation at SIBGRAPI 2000 (October/2000)
    Program Committee Chair: Paulo Cezar Carvalho
    Video Festival Committee: Fernando Wagner da Silva
    Papers:
    "Variable Resolution 4-k Meshes". Luiz Velho, Jonas Gomes
    "Semi-Regular 4-8 Refinement and Box Spline Surfaces". Luiz Velho, Jonas Gomes
    "Robust Approximation of Offsets and Bisectors of Plane Curves". Joao Batista S. de Oliveira, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
    "A Control Theory Approach for Real-time Animation of Artificial Agents". Fernando Wagner da S ilva, Luiz M. Garcia, Ricardo C. Farias, Antonio A. F. Oliveira
  • Visual 2000. Program Committee members: Luiz Velho, Jonas Gomes. (September/2000)


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