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0 Vienna University of Technology
Seminar (mit Bachelorarbeit) Seminar aus Computergraphik WS 2010 Organizer: Peter Sikachev Teaching staff: Martin Haidacher, Peter Rautek, Andrej Varchola, Dan Shao, Eduard Gröller Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms Vienna University of Technology

1 Get an idea how scientific work is carried out (in CG)
Seminar Mission statement: Get an idea how scientific work is carried out (in CG) Practice to review literature and get familiar with a particular scientific topic Selecting, reading and understanding Summarizing and explaining (orally and written) Comparing and discussing Practice to give a talk Experience critical scientific discussion Peter Sikachev

2 Open source Programming language Environment
Visual Artwork Your task Introduction to the language and programming environment Overview of the community Showcase projects     Peter Sikachev

3 Shadows in Computer Graphics
Basic algorithms shadow mapping shadow volumes Advanced algorithms Percentage-close filtering Variance shadow mapping …     Peter Sikachev

4 Caustics, Light Shafts, God Rays
Water Reflected/refracted Multiple bounces Light shafts Dust God rays Underwater     Peter Sikachev

5 Interactive Ambient Occlusion
Interactive methods Methods with preprocessing Precomputed radiance transfer     Peter Sikachev

6 Vis. and Interaction of vy Large Data Sets
Size and resolution grow fast High resolution => small piece of the data can be shown on the screen Find and summarize methods which are able to visualize large data sets and furthermore help to interact with them for a better investigation     Peter Sikachev

7 3D Medical Volume Segmentation
Extract the region of interest, or anatomical organ Important part of medical applications for analysis of anatomical data     Peter Sikachev

8 Aesthetic Measures in Visualization
How to define nice image? Parameters that are important colors lights material …     Peter Sikachev

9 Visibility Algorithms
How to modify the visibility of the objects? Research in context cut-away opacity modulation exploded views ...     Peter Sikachev

10 Seminar Tasks: Submit initial literature list 3 Lectures:
„Wie halte ich einen Vortrag“ (Prof. Purgathofer) „Forschung und wie sie funktioniert“ (Prof. Gröller) „How to write a scientific paper“ (Prof. Wimmer) Write draft of your thesis Review a draft of a colleague Give a presentation Active discussion participation Revision of final document Peter Sikachev

11 Use Institute’s PowerPoint template for presentations
Talk Use Institute’s PowerPoint template for presentations minutes talk In English Active discussion participation is mandatory and will be graded Reviewer has to begin the discussion Peter Sikachev

12 Seminar Thesis (186.175) : STAR 8-12 pages per student
Bachelor Thesis ( ): book chapter pages per student In English Format reports in the style of a scientific paper Use LaTeX Students can work in groups of two Peter Sikachev

13 Scientific discussion
Review of a paper: Draft of thesis one week before presentation Everyone gets one draft to review Typical review form of a conference (Eurographics) Help author to improve the manuscript Reviewer begins discussion after the talk Revision Improve final submission according to reviewers comments Peter Sikachev

14 Wed, 20.10., Deadline list of literature
Important Dates Attend 3 lectures : Fr , 15:00, “Forschung und wie sie funktioniert” Thu, , 13:15, “How to write a scientific paper” Tue , 14:30, “Wie halte ich einen Vortrag” Wed, , Deadline list of literature Sun, 5.12., Deadline draft of your paper Mon, 6.12., Receive paper for review Wed, , Deadline review Thu, , 8: :00: Presentations End of the semester: Deadline for final paper 24th Nov, :00-18:30, FH Hörsaal 6 Peter Sikachev

15 Topics Assignment Important Dates
24th Nov, :00-18:30, FH Hörsaal 6 Peter Sikachev

16 A very short introduction to LaTeX
Peter Sikachev

17 A very short introduction to LaTeX
„Programming“ a text document Similarities to HTML No WYSIWYG Most convenient to use a LaTeX distribution and a LaTeX IDE (integrated development environment) What You See Is What You Get Peter Sikachev

18 A very short introduction to LaTeX
First install a LaTeX Distribution MiKTeX Then a LaTeX IDE TeXnicCenter Texmaker LEd Peter Sikachev

19 A very short introduction to LaTeX
MiKTeX "Basic MiKTeX" Installer Adds the MiKTeX \bin directory to the PATH Peter Sikachev

20 A very short introduction to LaTeX
Extract the archive Open a command line window Go to the directory where template.tex is On command line type: epstopdf sample.eps In LaTeX IDE open template.tex Change all sample.eps to sample.pdf Produce PDF document In TeXnicCenter open template.tex Select LaTeX=>PS output profile Produce a PS document Convert PS to PDF using Adobe Distiller Peter Sikachev

21 A very short introduction to LaTeX
Work with 2 files: A .tex file for the text A .bib file for the bibliography which is used by the citations command \cite Peter Sikachev

22 Seminar Questions? Peter Sikachev

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