XERRADES COMPUTING - 8 de febrer 2011


Feb 09, 2011 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Europe/Madrid / UTC100)

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3D Digitization for Cultural Heritage: plain color or surface reflection properties?
Speaker: Prof. Roberto Scopigno, CNR-Pisa
Tuesday February 8th, 09:00h-10:00h, B3-S201, Aula multimedia

The Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction

Speaker: Prof. Hans-Peter Seidel, Max Plank Institute-Saarbruecken
Tuesday February 8th, 10:00h-11:00h, B3-S201, Aula multimedia

Speakers' Biographies:

Roberto Scopigno is a Research Director at CNR-ISTI, an Institute of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). He is part of the Visual Computer Lab.
He graduated in Computer Science at the University of Pisa in 1984, and has been involved in Computer Graphics since then. He had joint appointments at the Department of Computer Engineering and at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Pisa, where he taught computer graphics courses. He is currently engaged in research projects concerned with multiresolution data modeling and rendering, 3D scanning, surface reconstruction, scientific visualization, volume rendering, and applications to Cultural Heritage. Dr Roberto Scopigno is Member of the Editorial Board of the ACM Journal on Computers and Cultural Heritage and of the Int. Journal of Image and Graphics. At the national level, CNR has recently nominated Roberto Scopigno the coordinator of a national research line on Cultural Heritage&  ICT, that is one of the research lines of the newly constituted CNR Dept. on Cultural Heritage.

Hans-Peter Seidel is the scientific director and chair of the computer graphics group at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Informatics and a professor of computer science at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany.
He is co-chair of the Max Planck Center for Visual Computing and Communication (MPC-VCC) (since 2003), and he is the scientific coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction (MMCI) that was established by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the framework of the German Excellence Initiative
in 2007. In addition, Seidel is a member of the Governance Board of the newly established Intel Visual Computing Institute (IVCI) (since 2009).