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Tufts University
Department of Computer Science
161 College Ave, Halligan Hall
Room E006
(617) 627-4923


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Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields

General
Frisken, Perry, Rockwood, Jones, "Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields: A General Representation of Shape for Computer Graphics", Proc. SIGGRAPH 2000, pp. 249-254, 2000. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF], [Siggraph'01 course slides-PDF].
Gibson, "Using Distance Maps for Accurate Surface Representation in Sampled Volumes", Proc. 1998 IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization, Oct. 1998, pp. 23-30. [paper-PDF], [Siggraph'99 course slides-PDF].

Sculpting and Machining
Perry and Frisken, "Kizamu: A System for Sculpting Digital Characters", Proc. SIGGRAPH 2001, pp. 47-56, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].
Perry and Frisken, "Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields (ADFs): Representing Shape for Computer Graphics", a presentation on using ADFs for concept design in CAD/CAM, March, 2002. [presentation slides-PDF].
Perry and Frisken, "Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields", a short presentation on using ADFs for concept design and 3D sculpting, February, 2002. [presentation slides-PDF].

Surface Meshing
Frisken and Perry, "Efficient Estimation of 3D Euclidean Distance Fields from 2D Range Images", submitted to IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization, 2002. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].
Frisken and Perry, "Computing 3D Geometry Directly from Range Images", presented at SIGGRAPH 2001, Sketches and Applications, also MERL Technical Report, TR2001-10, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].
Pope, Frisken and Perry, "Dynamic Meshing Using Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields", presented at SIGGRAPH 2001, Sketches and Applications, also MERL Technical Report, TR2001-13, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].

Art and Media
Sullivan, "About the Cover: Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields", Computer Graphics Quarterly - front and back cover pages, 36(1), pg. 3, 2002. [image gallery].
Perry and Frisken, images and video of nicotine-related molecules rendered using ADFs for the NOVA documentary "The Search for a Safe Cigarette", produced by Carl Charleson, October, 2001. [NOVA web site], [image gallery].
Perry and Frisken, "A New Framework For Non-Photorealistic Rendering", MERL Technical Report, TR2001-12, 2001. [paper-PDF].
Perry, Rockwood, Frisken and Jones, "Desiderata", an art piece, March 2000. [image gallery].

Other Applications
Perry and Frisken, "A New Representation for Device Color Gamuts", MERL Technical Report, TR2001-09, 2001. [paper-PDF].
Frisken and Perry, "A Computationally Efficient Framework for Modeling Soft-Body Impact", presented at SIGGRAPH 2001, Sketches and Applications, also MERL Technical Report, TR2001-11, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].


Surgical Simulation

Gibson, Fyock, Grimson, Kanade, Kikinis, Lauer, McKenzie, Mor, Nakajima, Ohkami, Osborne, Samosky, Sawada, "Simulating Surgery Using Volumetric Object Representations, Real-time Volume Rendering, and Haptic Feedback", Medical Image Analysis, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1998, pp. 121-132. [paper-PDF].
Gibson, Samosky, Mor, Fyock, Grimson, Kanade, Kikinis, Lauer, McKenzie, Nakajima, Ohkami, Osborne, Sawada, "Simulating Arthroscopic Knee Surgery using Volumetric Object Representations, Real-time Volume Rendering, and Haptic Feedback", Proc. CVRMed II and MRCAS III, Grenoble, FR, pp. 369-378, 1997. [paper-PDF], [Siggraph'99 course slides-PDF].


Volumetric Deformation and Modeling

Frisken-Gibson, "Volume Deformation: Modeling Shape Changes in Sampled Volumes", in Course Notes 41 (Volume Graphics), 1999. [Siggraph'99 course slides-PDF].
Frisken-Gibson, "Using Linked Volumes to Model Object Collisions, Deformation, Cutting, Carving, and Joining", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1999. [paper-PDF].
Schill and Gibson, "Biomechanical Simulation of the Vitreous Humor of the Eye Using an Enhanced ChainMail Algorithm", Proc. Medical Image Computation and Computer Integrated Surgery, March, 1998. pp. 679-687. [paper-PDF].
Gibson, "3D ChainMail: a Fast Algorithm for Deforming Volumetric Objects", Proc. 1997 Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics, April 1997, pp. 149-154. [paper-PDF], [source code - simple demo].
Gibson and Mirtich, "A Survey of Deformable Modeling in Computer Graphics", MERL Technical Report, TR97-19, 1997. [paper-PDF].
Gibson, "Beyond Volume Rendering: Visualization, Haptic Exploration, and Physical Modeling of Voxel-based Objects", in Visualization in Scientific Computing'95, eds. R. Scateni, J. van Wijk, P. Zanarini, Springer-Verlag, NY, pp. 10-24, 1995. [paper-PDF].


Surface Meshing

Perry and Frisken, "Kizamu: A System for Sculpting Digital Characters", Proc. SIGGRAPH 2001, pp. 47-56, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].
Pope, Frisken and Perry, "Dynamic Meshing Using Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields", presented at SIGGRAPH 2001, Sketches and Applications, also MERL Technical Report, TR2001-13, 2001. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].
Leventon and Gibson, "Generating Models from Multiple Volumes Using Constrained Elastic SurfaceNets", Proc. ICCV, January, 1999. [paper-PDF].
Gibson, "Constrained Elastic SurfaceNets: Generating Smooth Surfaces from Binary Segmented Data", Proc. Medical Image Computation and Computer Assisted Interventions, Oct. 1998, pp. 888-898. [paper-PDF], [presentation slides-PDF].


Microscopy

Gibson, "Modeling the 3-D Imaging Properties of the Fluorescence Light Microscope", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. Elec. Eng., Carnegie Mellon University, 1990.
Gibson and Lanni, "Experimental Test of an Analytic Model of Aberration in an Oil-immersion Objective Lens used in 3D Light Microscopy", J. Opt. Soc. Am A, Vol. 8, pp. 1601-1613, 1991.
Gibson and Lanni, "Measured and Analytical Point-spread Functions of the Optical Microscope for use in 3D Optical Serial Sectioning Microscopy", in Optical Microscopy for Biology, eds. B. Herman and K. Jacobson, Wiley, NY, pp. 109-118, 1990.
Gibson and Lanni, "Diffraction by a Circular Aperture as a Model for 3-D Optical Microscopy", J. Opt. Soc. Am A, Vol. 6, pp. 1357-1367, 1989.


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