Brian Curless

 

Professor

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Washington

Box 352350, Paul G. Allen Center 664

Seattle, Washington 98195-2350

Office: Allen Center 664

Phone: (206) 685-3796

Fax: (206) 543-2969

curless@cs.washington.edu

http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/curless


Background

Affiliations

Co-editor-in-chief

Foundations and Trends in
Computer Graphics and Vision

Teaching

Software

Research

Below you will find a list of publications with links to PDF's or web pages that provide abstracts, PDF's, and supplementary materials.  You can also visit this page for a chronological and complete list of publications.

3D interaction

MotionMontage: A System to Annotate and Composite Motion Takes for 3D Animations. Ankit Gupta, Maneesh Agrawala, Brian Curless, Michael Cohen. CHI 2014, Toronto, Canada, April 2014.
DuploTrack: A Realtime System for Authoring and Guiding Duplo Block Assembly. Ankit Gupta, Dieter Fox, Brian Curless, Michael Cohen. UIST 2012, Boston, MA, October 2012.
3D Puppetry: A Kinect-based Interface for 3D Animation. Robert T. Held, Ankit Gupta, Brian Curless, Maneesh Agrawala. UIST 2012, Boston, MA, October 2012.

3D photography

The Visual Turing Test for Scene Reconstruction. Qi Shan, Riley Adams, Brian Curless, Yasutaka Furukawa, and Steven M. Seitz. 3D Vision 2013, June 2013 (Best Paper Award).
Image-Based Remodeling. Alex Colburn, Aseem Agarwala, Aaron Hertzmann, Brian Curless, Michael F. Cohen.  IEEE TVCG, January, 2013.
Photo Tours Avanish Kushal, Ben Self, Yasutaka Furukawa, David Gallup, Carlos Hernandez, Brian Curless, Steven M. Seitz.
3DimPVT, October 2012.
Frequency-Space Decomposition and Acquisition of Light Transport under Spatially Varying Illumination Dikpal Reddy, Ravi Ramamoorthi, Brian Curless ECCV 2012, Florence, Italy, October 2012.
Schematic Surface ReconstructionChangchang Wu, Sameer Agarwal, Brian Curless, and Steven M. Seitz. CVPR 2012, Providence, RI, June 2012.
Refractive Height Fields from Single and Multiple Images. Qi Shan, Sameer Agarwal, Brian Curless.  CVPR 2012, Providence, RI, June 2012.
Multicore Bundle Adjustment Changchang Wu, Brian Curless, Steven M. Seitz. CVPR 2011, Colorado Springs, CO, June 2011.
Autonomous Generation of Complete 3D Object Models Using Next Best View Manipulation Planning.  Michael Krainin, Brian Curless, Dieter Fox.  ICRA 2011, Shanghai, China, May 2011.
Towards Internet-scale Multi-view Stereo. Furukawa, Y., Curless, B., Seitz, S. M., and Szeliski, R. CVPR 2010, June 2010. (video)
Reconstructing Building Interiors from Images.  Furukawa, Y., Curless, B., Seitz, Steven M., and Szeliski, R. ICCV 2009, Kyoto, Japan, September 2009.

Manhattan-World Stereo.  Furukawa, Y., Curless, B., Seitz, Steven M., and Szeliski, R.  CVPR 2009, Miami, Florida, June 2009.

Multi-View Stereo for Community Photo Collections. Goesele, M., Snavely, N., Curless, B., Hoppe, H. and Seitz, S. M. Proceedings of ICCV 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2007.

A Theory Of Frequency Domain Invariants: Spherical Harmonic Identities for BRDF / Lighting Transfer and Image Consistency. Dhruv Mahajan, Ravi Ramamoorthi, and Brian Curless. IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, June 2007.

A Theory of Spherical Harmonic Identities for BRDF/Lighting Transfer and Image Consistency .  Dhruv Mahajan, Ravi Ramamoorthi and Brian Curless, ECCV 2006, Graz , Austria , May 2006.

Multiview stereo revisited.  Michael Goesele, Brian Curless, Steve Seitz, CVPR 2006, New York , NY , June 2006.

A comparison and evaluation of multi-view stereo reconstruction algorithms.  Steve Seitz, Brian Curless, James Diebel, Daniel Scharstein, and Rick Szeliski, CVPR 2006, New York, NY, June 2006.
Shape and Spatially-Varying BRDFs From Photometric Stereo.  Dan B Goldman, Brian Curless, Aaron Hertzmann, and Steven M. Seitz.  In IEEE PAMI, June, 2010.

Shape and Spatially-Varying BRDFs From Photometric Stereo.  Dan B Goldman, Brian Curless, Aaron Hertzmann, and Steven M. Seitz.  In ICCV 2005, Beijing, China, October 2005.

Shape and motion under varying illumination: unifying structure from motion, photometric stereo, and multi-view stereo. Li Zhang, Brian Curless, Aaron Hertzmann, and Steven M. Seitz.  In ICCV 2003, Nice, France, October 2003.
Spacetime stereo: shape recovery for dynamic scenes. Li Zhang, Brian Curless, and Steven M. Seitz, CVPR 2003, June 2003, Madison, Wisconsin.
Rapid shape acquisition using color structured light and multi-pass dynamic programming, Li Zhang, Brian Curless, and Steve Seitz, International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, Padova, Italy, June 2002.  
Surface light fields for 3D photography.  Daniel Wood, Daniel Azuma, Wyvern Aldinger, Brian Curless, Tom Duchamp, David Salesin, and Werner Stuetzle. SIGGRAPH 2000, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 July, 2000.  
The Digital Michelangelo Project: 3D scanning of large statues.  Marc Levoy, Kari Pulli, Brian Curless, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, David Koller, Lucas Pereira, Matt Ginzton, Sean Anderson, James Davis, Jeremy Ginsberg, Jonathan Shade, and Duane Fulk.  SIGGRAPH 2000, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 July, 2000.
A volumetric method for building complex models from range images.  Brian Curless and Marc Levoy, SIGGRAPH `96, New Orleans, LA, 4-9 August 1996.  
Better optical triangulation through spacetime analysis.  Brian Curless and Marc Levoy, 1995 5th International Conference on Computer Vision, Boston, MA, 20-23 June 1995.

Computational photography and videography

Candid Portrait Selection From Video. Juliet Fiss, Aseem Agarwala, Brian Curless. SIGGRAPH Asia 2012, Hong Kong, China, December 2012.
Seeing through Obscure Glass. Qi Shan, Brian Curless, Tadayoshi Kohno. ECCV 2010, Crete, Greece, September 2010.
Single Image Deblurring Using Motion Density Functions.  Ankit Gupta, Neel Joshi, C. Lawrence Zitnick, Michael Cohen, Brian Curless. ECCV 2010, Crete, Greece, September 2010.
GradientShop: A Gradient-Domain Optimization Framework for Image and Video Filtering. Bhat, P., Zitnick, C. L., Cohen, M. F., and Curless, B. ACM TOG 29(2), March 2010.

Parallax Photography: Creating 3D Cinematic Effects from Stills.  Zheng, K., Colburn, A., Agarwala, A., Agrawala, M., Curless, B., Salesin, D., and Cohen, M. Parallax Photography: Creating 3D Cinematic Effects from Stills. Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2009, Kelowna, BC, CA, May 2009.

Enhancing and Experiencing Spacetime Resolution with Video and Stills.  Gupta, A., Bhat, P., Dontcheva, M., Cohen, Michael F., Curless, B., and Deussen, O.. Enhancing and Experiencing Spacetime Resolution with Videos and Stills. ICCP 2009, San Francsico, CA, April 2009.

Fourier Analysis of the 2D Screened Poisson Equation for Gradient Domain Problems.  Pravin Bhat, Brian Curless, Michael Cohen, C. Lawrence Zitnick. ECCV 2008.
Video Object Annotation, Navigation, and Composition. Dan B Goldman, Chris Gonterman, Brian Curless, David Salesin, Steve Seitz.  UIST 2008.
Using Photographs to Enhance Videos of a Static Scene. Pravin Bhat, C. Lawrence Zitnick, Noah Snavely, Aseem Agarwala, Maneesh Agrawala, Michael Cohen, Brian Curless, Sing Bing Kang. Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2007.

Schematic storyboards for video editing and visualization.  Dan Goldman, Brian Curless, David Salesin, Steve Seitz, SIGGRAPH 2006, Boston, MA, August 2006.

Spatio-Angular Resolution Tradeoff in Integral Photography.  Todor Georgiev, Ke Colin Zheng, Brian Curless, David H. Salesin, Shree Nayar, and Chintan Intwala.  Proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, 2006. 
Piecewise image registration in the presence of large motions.  Pravin Bhat, Ke Colin Zheng, Noah Snavely, Aseem Agarwala, Maneesh Agrawala, Michael Cohen, Brian Curless, CVPR 2006, New York, NY, June 2006.
Animating Pictures with Stochastic Motion Textures. Yung-Yu Chuang, Dan B Goldman, Ke Colin Zheng, Brian Curless, David Salesin, and Richard Szeliski. SIGGRAPH 2005, Los Angeles, CA, August 2005.
Panoramic Video Textures. Aseem Agarwala, Ke Colin Zheng, Chris Pal, Maneesh Agrawala, Michael Cohen, Brian Curless, David H. Salesin, Richard Szeliski. SIGGRAPH 2005, Los Angeles, CA, August 2005.
Interactive Digital Photomontage. Aseem Agarwala, Mira Dontcheva, Maneesh Agrawala, Steven Drucker, Alex Colburn, Brian Curless, David Salesin, Michael Cohen. SIGGRAPH 2004, Los Angeles, CA, August 2004.
Shadow matting and compositing.  Yung-Yu Chuang, Dan B. Goldman, Brian Curless, David H. Salesin, and Richard Szeliski, SIGGRAPH 2003, July 2003, San Diego, California.
Video matting of complex scenes. Yung-Yu Chuang, Aseem Agarwala, Brian Curless, David Salesin, and Richard Szeliski, SIGGRAPH 2002, July 2002, San Antonio, Texas.  
A Bayesian approach to digital matting. Yung-Yu Chuang, Brian Curless, David H. Salesin, Richard Szeliski. IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2001, December 2001, Kauai, Hawaii.
Extensions to environment matting: towards higher accuracy and real-time capture.  Yung-Yu Chuang, Douglas Zongker, Joel Hindorff, Brian Curless, David Salesin, and Rick Szeliski.  SIGGRAPH 2000, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 July, 2000.
Environment matting and compositing.  Douglas Zongker, Dawn Werner, Brian Curless, and David Salesin.  SIGGRAPH `99, Los Angeles, CA, 9-13 August, 1999.  

Visualization

Automated Generation of Interactive 3D Exploded View Diagrams. Wilmot Li, Maneesh Agrawala, Brian Curless, David Salesin. ACM Transactions on Graphics 27(3), (SIGGRAPH 2008) August 2008.
Interactive Cutaway Illustration of Complex 3D Models. Wilmot Li, Lincoln Ritter, Maneesh Agrawala, Brian Curless, David Salesin. ACM Transactions on Graphics 26(3), (SIGGRAPH 2007) August 2007.

Analogies and textures

Painting with Texture.  Lincoln Ritter, Wilmot Li, Maneesh Agrawala, Brian Curless, and David Salesin. 17th Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, Nicosa , Cyprus , June 26th-28th, 2006
Curve analogies, Aaron Hertzmann, Nuria Oliver, Brian Curless, and Steve Seitz, Eurographics Workshop on Rendering 2002, Pisa, Italy, June 2002.  
Image analogies.  Aaron Hertzmann, Charles E. Jacobs, Nuria Oliver, Brian Curless, and David H. Salesin. SIGGRAPH 2001, Los Angeles, CA, 13-17 August, 2001. 

Digital humans

Learning a correlated model of identity and pose-dependent body shape variation for real-time synthesis. Brett Allen, Brian Curless, Zoran Popović, Aaron Hertzmann. Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation, 2006, pp. 147-156. 
Spacetime Faces: High-resolution capture for modeling and animation.  Li Zhang, Noah Snavely, Brian Curless, and Steven M. Seitz.  SIGGRAPH 2004, Los Angeles, CA, August 2004.
Exploring the space of human body shapes: data-driven synthesis under anthropometric control.  Brett Allen, Brian Curless, and Zoran Popović,  SAE International Proc. Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering Conference, Rochester, MI, June 2004.
The space of human body shapes: reconstruction and parameterization from range scans.  Brett Allen, Brian Curless, and Zoran Popović, SIGGRAPH 2003, July 2003, San Diego, California.
Articulated body deformation from range scan data. Brett Allen, Brian Curless, and Zoran Popović, SIGGRAPH 2002, July 2002, San Antonio, Texas. 

Deformable objects and characters

Physically Based Rigging for Deformable Characters.  Steve Capell, Matthew Burkhart, Brian Curless, Tom Duchamp, and Zoran Popović. Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation, 2005.
Interactive skeleton-driven dynamic deformations. Steve Capell, Seth Green, Brian Curless, Tom Duchamp, Zoran Popović, SIGGRAPH 2002, July 2002, San Antonio, Texas.  
A multiresolution framework for dynamic deformations. Steve Capell, Seth Green, Brian Curless, Tom Duchamp, Zoran Popović, ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation, July 2002, San Antonio, Texas.