Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC) 2019

12th - 13th September 2019

Bangor University, United Kingdom


Thursday 12th September

09:00 - 10:50Registration
10:50 - 11:00Opening session
Dr Franck Vidal, Bangor University
VR track 1 (session chair: Dr Panagiotis D. Ritsos)
11:00 - 11:20Virtual Reality Callouts - Demonstrating Knowledge With Spatial-Related Textual Information
Robin Horst, Anika Degreif, Marvin Mathy, Ralph Dörner
11:20 - 11:40Assisting Serious Games Level Design with an Augmented Reality Application and Workflow
Lee Beever, Serban Pop, Nigel W. John
11:40 - 12:00Optimising Underwater Environments for Mobile VR
Llyr Ap Cenydd, Chris Headleand
12:00 - 12:20A Somatic Approach to Combating Cybersickness Utilising Airflow Feedback
Jake Harrington, Benjamin Williams, Chris Headleand
12:20 - 12:35Projectional Radiography Simulator: an Interactive Teaching Tool
Aaron Sujar, Graham Kelly, Marcos Garcia, Franck Vidal
12:35 - 13:40Lunch
VR track 2 (session chair: Prof Nigel W. John)
13:40 - 14:00Generating High Fidelity Surface Meshes of Neocortical Neurons using Skin Modifiers
Marwan Abdellah, Cyrille Favreau, Juan Hernando, Samuel Lapere, Felix Schürmann
14:00 - 14:20Fast and Efficient Nearest Neighbor Search for Particle Simulations
Julian Gross, Marcel Koester, Antonio Krueger
14:20 - 14:40Evaluating Models for Virtual Forestry Generation and Tree Placement in Games
Benjamin Williams, Panagiotis D. Ritsos, Chris Headleand
Simulation and rendering track (session chair: Dr Tom W. A. Kelly)
14:40 - 15:00Accelerating Surface Tension Calculation in SPH via Particle Classification & Monte Carlo Integration
Fernando Zorrilla, Johannes Sappl, Wolfgang Rauch, Matthias Harders
15:00 - 15:20Hash-based Hierarchical Caching for Interactive Previews in Global Illumination Rendering
Thorsten Roth, Martin Weier, Pablo Bauszat, André Hinkenjann, Yongmin Li
Coffee and poster session
15:20 - 16:00Deep Terrain Expansion: Terrain Texture Synthesis with Deep Learning
Vasilis Toulatzis, Ioannis Fudos
Controlling 3D Visualisations with Multiple Degrees of Freedom
Mario Sandoval
Comparing Gestural Interfaces using Kinect and OpenPose
Rahman Aminur, Louis Clift, Adrian F. Clark
16:00 - 17:00Keynote talk
Prof Carol O'Sullivan, Trinity College Dublin
18:00Tour of the Bangor University Main Building (see the Virtual Experience)
18:30Dinner @Teras Lounge (

Friday 13nd September

Computer vision track (session chair: Dr Marwan Abdellah)
09:20 - 09:40Registration of 3D triangular models to 2D X-ray projections using black-box optimisation and X-ray simulation
Tianci Wen, Franck Vidal, Jean-Michel Letang, Shatha Al-maliki, Radu Paul
09:40 - 10:00Robust and Flexible Puzzle Solving with Corner-based Cycle-consistent Correspondences
Taiwei Wang, Vladimirov, Kristiyan, Goh Shu Yu, Yu-Kun Lai, Xianghua Xie, Gary KL Tam
10:00 - 10:30Coffee break
VR track 3 (session chair: Dr Llyr Ap Cenydd)
10:30 - 10:50Deformed Reality
Antoine Petit, Nazim Haouchine, Frederick Roy, Daniel Goldman, Stephane Cotin
Short paper track (session chair: Dr Llyr Ap Cenydd)
10:50 - 11:05A Mesh Correspondence Approach for Efficient Animation Transfer
Anastasia Moutafidou, Ioannis Fudos
11:05 - 11:20Recognising Human-Object Interactions Using Attention-based LSTMs
Muna Almushyti, Frederick W. B. Li
11:20 - 11:35Towards a tool for the creation of micro-visualisations
James R. Jackson, Panagiotis D. Ritsos, Jonathan C. Roberts
11:35 - 11:50Sampling with Pinwheel Tiles
Abdalla Ahmed
11:50 - 12:05Colour Processing in Adversarial Attacks on Face Liveness Systems
Latifah Abduh, Ioannis Ivrissimtzis
12:05 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 14:00Capstone
Dr Rita Borgo, King's College London
14:00 - 14:15Awards and closing
Dr G. Tam (Swansea University) and Prof J.C. Roberts (Bangor University)
14:15 - 14:30EGUK Annual general meeting
Dr Robert Laramee, Swansea University)