General

File Formats

Data Repositories

Courses and Tutorials

Relevant Conferences
 The 2009 International
Workshop on 3D Digital Imaging and Modeling
October 34, 2009, Kyoto, Japan. Held in conjunction with
ICCV 2009.
Call for papers pdf

The Ninth Workshop on Omnidirectional Vision, Camera Networks
and Nonclassical Cameras
October 4, 2009, Kyoto, Japan. Held in conjunction with
ICCV 2009.
Call for papers pdf
 The
Seventh Symposium On Geometry Processing SGP'09
July
1517, Berlin, Germany.

IEEE Visualization 2009 (IEEEVis)
October
1016, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
 The
Sixth Symposium On Geometry Processing SGP'08
July
24, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Fourth International Symposium on 3D Data Processing,
Visualization and Transmission 3DPVT'08
June 1820, 2008, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

Background Material

3D Reconstruction by Triangulation
 Overview of threedimensional shape measurement using optical methods
by F. Chen, G. M. Brown, and M. Song
Optical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1022, January 2000.
 An Overview of Passive and Active Vision Techniques for HandHeld 3D Data Acquisition
by S. Kumar Mada, M. K. Smith, L. N. Smith, and S. Midha
Optical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1022, January 2000.

Structured Light
 What is structured Light?
 Lasiris Laser Line and Pattern Generators
 3D Measurement Technology by Structured Light Using StripeEdgeBased Gray Code
by H.B Wu, Y. Chen, M.Y. Wu, C.R. Guan, and X.Y. Yu
International Symposium on Instrumentation Science and Technology
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 48, pp. 537541, 2006
 A Practical Structured Light
Acquisition System for PointBased Geometry and Texture by Filip
Sadlo, Tim Weyrich, Ronald Peikert, and Markus Gross; in Proceedings
of the Eurographics Symposium on PointBased Graphics 2005
 Laser Scanner Superresolution
by Yong Joo Kil and Boris Mederos and Nina Amenta; in Proceedings
of the Eurographics Symposium on PointBased Graphics 2006.

Real Time 3D Scanning

Realtime Acquisition and Rendering of Large 3D Models
Szymon Rusinkiewicz. Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, August 2001. Defense slides, as PPT.

Stripe Boundary Codes for RealTime StructuredLight
Range Scanning of Moving Objects
by Olaf HallHolt, and Szymon Rusinkiewicz,
in Proceedings of the
Eighth International Conference on Computer Vision,
ICCV 2001.

Realtime 3D Model Acquisition
by Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Olaf HallHolt, and Marc Levoy;
in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
Volume 21, Issue 3 (July 2002)
Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2002

Highresolution, Realtime 3D Shape Acquisition
by Song Zhang and Peisen Huang; in Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW’04)

HighResolution, RealTime 3d Absolute Coordinate
Measurement Based On A PhaseShifting Method
by Song Zhang and ShingTung Yau; in
Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 26442649, 2006

Realtime range acquisition by adaptive structured light
by T.P. Koninckx, and L. Van Gool,
in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence,
Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 432445, March 2006

Generic nonsinusoidal phase error correction for
threedimensional shape measurement using a digital
video projector
by Song Zhang and ShingTung Yau;
in Applied Optics, Vol. 46, No. 1, January 2007.

Realtime 3D geometry video scanner (YouTube video)
by Song Zhang and ShingTung Yau

Image Formation / Camera Models / Calibration

Range Sensors

Data Structures

Point Clouds

Point Primitives for Interactive Modeling and Processing of
3D Geometry
by M. Pauly, Ph.D. Thesis, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zurich, 2003

A survey of pointbased techniques in computer graphics
,
by L. P. Kobbelt, and M. Botsch, Computers & Graphics 28 (2004) 801â€“814

Uncertainty and Variability in Point Cloud Surface Data
by M. Pauly, N. J. Mitra, and L. J. Guibas,
in Proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on PointBased Graphics,2004

Fixing Meshes

Differential Geometry

Notes on Differential Geometry
by Michael Garland, UIUC 2004.
 Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces
by Manfredo do Carmo, Birkhauser Verlag, 1994.
 Elementary Topics in Differential Geometry
by J. A. Thorpe, SpringerVerlag 1979.
 Geometric Methods and Applications
by Jean Gallier, SpringerVerlag 2001.
 Geomodelling
by JeanLaurent Mallet, Oxford University Press, 2002.

Isosurfaces

Surface Reconstruction

Reconstruction and Representation of 3D Objects with Radial Basis Functions
by J. C. Carr, R. K. Beatson, J. B. Cherrie,
T. J. Mitchell, W. R. Fright, B. C. McCallum, and
T. R. Evans, in Proceedings of Siggraph'2001.

Geometric Surface Processing via Normal Maps
by Tolga Tasdizen, Ross Whitaker, Paul Burchard, and Stanley Osher
in ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol. 22, No. 4, October 2003, Pages 1012â€“1033

Multilevel Partition of Unity Implicits
by Y. Ohtake, A. Belyaev, M. Alexa, G. Turk, H.P. Seidel
in Proceedings of Siggraph 2003.

Vectorfield Isosurfacebased Reconstruction from Oriented Points
P. G. Sibley, and G. Taubin
in Proceedings of Siggraph 2005 (sketch).

Beyond Silhouettes: Surface Reconstruction using MultiFlash Photography
by D. Crispell, D. Lanman, P. G. Sibley, Y. Zhao, and G. Taubin,
in Proceedings of 3DPVT'06

MultiFlash 3D Photography: Capturing Shape and Appearance
by D. Lanman, P. G. Sibley, D. Crispell, Y. Zhao, and G. Taubin,
in Proceedings of Siggraph 2006 (poster).
 Poisson Surface Reconstruction
by M. Kazhdan, M. Bolitho and H. Hoppe
Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing, SGP'2006.

Visual Hull / Volume carving
 Shape from Light Field
Boundary,
by Kutulakos, K.N., CVPR'97.
 A Theory of Shape by
Space Carving,
by Kutulakos, K.N. and Seitz, S.M., University of
Rochester CS Technical Report #692.

Automatic
3D Model Construction for TurnTable Sequences,
Andrew
W. Fitzgibbon, Geoff Cross and Andrew Zisserman,
Robotics Research Group, Department of Engineering Science,
University of Oxford.
PDF
 Photorealistic Scene
Reconstruction by Voxel Coloring,
by Seitz, S.M. and Dyer, C.R.

Smoothing

Geometric Signal Processing on Polygonal Meshes
by G. Taubin
Eurographics 2000 State of The Art Report (STAR), September 2000

A Signal Processing Approach to Fair Surface Design
by G. Taubin,
Siggraph 1995

Optimal Surface Smoothing as Filter Design,
by G. Taubin, T. Zhang, and G. Golub
in Proceedings of Fourth European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV'96)
and IBM Technical Report RC20404, March 1996

Interactive MultiResolution Modeling on Arbitrary Meshes
by L. P. Kobbelt, S. Campagna, J. Vorsatz, and H.P. Seidel
Siggraph 1998.

Implicit Fairing of Irregular Meshes using Diffusion and Curvature Flow
by M. Desbrun, M. Meyer, P. Schroder, and A. H. Barr
Siggraph 1999.

Polyhedral Surface Smoothing with Simultaneous Mesh Regularization
by Y. Ohtake, A.G. Belyaev, and I.A. Bogaevski
in Proceedings of the Geometric Modeling and Processing 2000, April 2000

A Discrete Spring Model for Generating Fair Curves and Surfaces
by A. Yamada, K. Shimada, T. Furuhata, and K.H. Hou
in Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 1999, October 1999

Anisotropic Geometric Diffusion in Surface Processing
by U. Clarenz, U. Diewald, and M. Rumpf
in Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2000, October 2000
 Bilateral mesh denoising
by S. Fleishman, I. Drori, and D. CohenOr
Siggraph 2003.
 Noniterative, featurepreserving mesh smoothing
by T. R. Jones, F. Durand, and Mathieu Desbrun,
Siggraph 2003

Anisotropic filtering of nonlinear surface features
by K. Hildebrandt and K. Polthier
Eurographics 2004

Simplification

Subdivision
 www.subdivision.org
Subdivision Methods for Geometric Design: AConstructive Approach
by J. Warren and H. Weimer
MorganKaufmann, 2002
 Stellar Subdivision Grammars
by Luiz Velho
Proccedings of Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing, 2003
 A Dynamic Adaptive Mesh Library Based on Stellar Operators
by Luiz Velho
Journal of Graphics Tools, Vol 9, No 2, pages 129, 2004
 A Survey of
SubdivisionBased Tools for Surface Modeling
by I. Martin, D. Zorin, and F. Bernardini
in Geometric And Algorithmic Aspects Of Computeraided Design And
Manufacturing, (R. Janardan, M. Smid, and D. Dutta (eds.)),
AMS 2005
 Embarrassingly Parallel Mesh Refinement by Edge Subdivision
by David C. Thompson, and Philippe P. Pebay
Engineering with Computers Vol 22, pages 75â€“93, 2006

Mesh Optimization

Remeshing
 ReTiling Polygonal Surfaces,
by Greg Turk
Siggraph 1992
 Interactive Geometry Remeshing
by P. Alliez, M. Meyer, and M. Desbrun
Siggraph 2002
 Anisotropic Polygonal Remeshing
by P. Alliez, D. CohenSteiner, O. Devillers, B. Levy, and M. Desbrun
Siggraph 2003
 Explicit surface remeshing
by V. Surazhsky and C. Gotsman
in Proceedings of the Symposium on Mesh Processing 2003
 Direct Anisotropic QuadDominant Remeshing
by M. Marinov, and L. Kobbelt
in Pacific Graphics 2004
 Spectral Surface Quadrangulation
by S. Dong, P.T. Bremer, M. Garland, V. Pascucci, and J.C. Hart
Siggraph 2006

Interactive Shape Editing and Surface Deformation

Asrigidaspossible shape interpolation
by M. Alexa, D. CohenOr, and D. Levin
Siggraph 2000

Linear combination of transformations
M. Alexa
Siggraph 2002

Differential Coordinates for Local Mesh Morphing and Deformation
by M. Alexa
The Visual Computer, 2003.

An Intuitive Framework for RealTime Freeform Modeling
by M. Botsch and L. Kobbelt
Siggraph 2004

Deformation Transfer for Triangle Meshes
R. W. Sumner Jovan Popovic
Siggraph 2004

Mesh Editing With PoissonBased Gradient Field Manipulation
by Y. Yu, K. Zhou, D. Xu, X. Shi, H. Bao, B. Guo, and H.Y. Shum
Siggraph 2004

Differential coordinates for interactive mesh editing
by Y. Lipman, O. Sorkine, D. CohenOr, D. Levin, C. Rossi, and H.P. Seidel
Shape Modeling International 2004

Linear rotationinvariant coordinates for meshes
by Y. Lipman, O. Sorkine, D. Levin, and D. CohenOr
Siggraph 2005

RealTime Shape Editing using Radial Basis Functions
by M. Botsch, and L. Kobbelt
Eurographics 2005.

Laplacian Mesh Processing
by O. Sorkine
Eurographics 2005 Star Report.

Efficient linear system solvers for mesh processing
by M Botsch, D Bommes, L Kobbelt
IMA conference on Mathematics of Surfaces 2005

A fast multigrid algorithm for mesh deformation
by L. Shi, Y. Yu, N. Bell, and W.W. Feng
Siggraph 2006

Vector Field Based Shape Deformations
by W. von Funck, H. Theisel, and H.P. Seidel
Siggraph 2006

Deformation Transfer for DetailPreserving Surface Editing
by M. Botsch, R.W. Sumner, M. Pauly, and M. Gross,
Vision, Modeling, and Visualization 2006

Differential Representations for Mesh Processing
by O. Sorkine
Computer Graphics Forum 2006

MaterialAware Mesh Deformations
T. Popa, D. Julius, and A. Sheffer
Shape Modeling and Applications 2006 (SMI'06)

Vector Field Design on Surfaces
by E. Zhang, and K. Mischaikow, and G. Turk
ACM Transactions on Graphics
Volume 25, Issue 4, Pages 1294  1326, October 2006

Volume and shape preservation via moving frame manipulation
by Y. Lipman, D. CohenOr, G. Ran, and D. Levin
ACM Transactions on Graphics, January 2007

Design of Tangent Vector Fields
by M. Fisher, P. SchrÃ¶der, M. Desbrun, and H. Hoppe
Siggraph 2007

Implicit Boundary Control of Vector Field Based Shape Deformations
by W. von Funck, H. Theisel, and H.P. Seidel
Mathematics of Surfaces XII, 2007

On Linear Variational Surface Deformation Methods [Survey]
by M. Botsch, and O. Sorkine,
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, January 2008.
