Latency aware foveated rendering in unreal engine 4
Swafford, N. T., Cosker, D., & Mitchell, K. (2015)
Latency aware foveated rendering in unreal engine 4. In CVMP '15 Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Visual Media Productionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/2824840.2824863
We contribute a foveated rendering implementation in Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) and a straight-forward metric to allow calculation of rendered foveal region sizes to compensate for...
Guided ecological simulation for artistic editing of plant distributions in natural scenes
Bradbury, G. A., Subr, K., Koniaris, C., Mitchell, K., & Weyrich, T. (2015)
Guided ecological simulation for artistic editing of plant distributions in natural scenes. The Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques, 4(4),
In this paper we present a novel approach to author vegetation cover of large natural scenes. Unlike stochastic scatter-instancing tools for plant placement (such as multi-cla...
Carpet unrolling for character control on uneven terrain
Miller, M., Holden, D., Al-Ashqar, R., Dubach, C., Mitchell, K., & Komura, T. (2015)
Carpet unrolling for character control on uneven terrain. In MIG '15 Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Gameshttps://doi.org/10.1145/2822013.2822031
We propose a type of relationship descriptor based on carpet unrolling that computes the joint positions of a character based on the sum of relative vectors originating from a...
Augmented creativity: bridging the real and virtual worlds to enhance creative play
Zünd, F., Ryffel, M., Magnenat, S., Marra, A., Nitti, M., Kapadia, M., …Sumner, R. W. (2015)
Augmented creativity: bridging the real and virtual worlds to enhance creative play. In SA '15 SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applicationshttps://doi.org/10.1145/2818427.2818460
Augmented Reality (AR) holds unique and promising potential to bridge between real-world activities and digital experiences, allowing users to engage their imagination and boo...
Adaptive rendering with linear predictions
Moon, B., Iglesias-Guitian, J. A., Yoon, S., & Mitchell, K. (2015)
Adaptive rendering with linear predictions. ACM transactions on graphics, 34(4), 121:1-121:11. https://doi.org/10.1145/2766992
We propose a new adaptive rendering algorithm that enhances the
performance of Monte Carlo ray tracing by reducing the noise, i.e.,
variance, while preserving a variety of hig...
L3V: A Layered Video Format for 3D Display
Mitchell, K., Sinclair, D., Kosek, M., & Swaford, N. (2014)
L3V: A Layered Video Format for 3D Display
We present a layered video format for 3D interactive display which adapts and exploits well-developed 2D codecs with layer centric packing for real-time user perspective playb...
Error analysis of estimators that use combinations of stochastic sampling strategies for direct illumination
Subr, K., Nowrouzezahrai, D., Jarosz, W., Kautz, J., & Mitchell, K. (2014)
Error analysis of estimators that use combinations of stochastic sampling strategies for direct illumination. Computer Graphics Forum, 33(4), 93-102. https://doi.org/10.1111/cgf.12416
We present a theoretical analysis of error of combinations of Monte Carlo estimators used in image synthesis. Importance sampling and multiple importance sampling are popular ...
Poxels: polygonal voxel environment rendering
Miller, M., Cumming, A., Chalmers, K., Kenwright, B., & Mitchell, K. (2013)
Poxels: polygonal voxel environment rendering. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology - VRST '14, 235-236. doi:10.1145/2671015.2671125
We present efficient rendering of opaque, sparse, voxel environments with data amplified in local graphics memory with stream-out from a geomery shader to a cached vertex buff...
Progressive skinning for video game character animations.
Pilgrim, S. J., Aguado, A., Mitchell, K., & Steed, A. (2006)
Progressive skinning for video game character animations. https://doi.org/10.1145/1179849.1179992
Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users.
Davison, B., & Buckner, K. (2005)
Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users. In A. Sloane (Ed.), Home-oriented informatics and telematics : proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 conference. , (277-290). https://doi.org/10.1007/11402985_20
This paper presents preliminary findings on teenagers’ use of instant messaging (IM) as an example of an Internet technology. The results are quantitative, being drawn from th...