IEEE International Conference on
Shape Modeling and Applications 2006

Hotel Taikanso, Matsushima, JAPAN

14-16th June, 2006


Tuesday 13th, June 2006
14:00 - 17:00 IFS Technical Tour, Tohoku University
17:00 - 19:00 Joint Reception with TFI2006 at IFS

Wednesday 14th, June 2006
09:00 - 09:30 Opening Session
09:30 - 10:30 Invited Talk [chair: Issei Fujishiro]
- Shape Modeling for Dummies
Alla Sheffer, University of British Columbia, Canada
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:50 Shape Analysis and Processing I [chair: Stefanie Hahmann]
- Segmenting Point Sets
Ichitaro Yamazaki, Vijay Natarajan, Zhaojun Bai, Bernd Hamann
- Mesh Segmentation - A comparative study
Marco Attene, Sagi Katz, Michela Mortara, Giuseppe Patané, Michela Spagnuolo, Ayellet Tal
- Minimum Ratio Contours on Surface Meshes
Andrew Clements, Hao Zhang
- Smoothing by Example: Mesh Denoising by Averaging with Similarity-based Weights
Shin Yoshizawa, Alexander Belyaev, Hans-Peter Seidel
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 Shape Analysis and Processing II [chair: Bruno Levy]
- Hardware Rendering of 3D Geometry with Elevation Maps
Tilo Ochotta, Stefan Hiller
- Curvilinear Spherical Parameterization
Rhaleb Zayer, Christian Rössl, Hans-Peter Seidel
15:00 - :16:00 Shape Analysis and Processing (short papers) [chair: Ergun Akleman]
- ReMESH: An Interactive Environment to Edit and Repair Triangle Meshes
Marco Attene, Bianca Falcidieno
- Towards Stable and Salient Multi-View Representation of 3D Shapes
Hitoshi Yamauchi, Waqar Saleem, Shin Yoshizawa, Zachi Karni, Alexander Belyaev, Hans-Peter Seidel
- Parameterization and Remeshing Over Dynamically Changing Domains
Jordan Smith, Ioana Boier-Martin
16:00 - 18:30 Excursion: Visit to the Zuiganji Temple and Godaido and cruising Matsushima Bay

Thursday 15th, June 2006
09:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk [chair: Michela Spagnuolo]
- Laplace-Beltrami Eigenfunctions: Towards an algorithm that "understands" Geometry
Bruno Levy, INRIA, France
10:00 - 11:00 Shape Matching, Classification and Retrieval I [chair: Remco C. Veltkamp]
- Spherical Wavelet Descriptors for Content Based 3D Model Retrieval
Hamid Laga, Hiroki Takahashi, Masayuki Nakajima
- The Generalized Shape Distributions for Shape Matching and Analysis
Yi Liu, Hongbin Zha, Hong Qin
11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:50 Shape Matching, Classification and Retrieval (short papers) [chair: Ewald Günter Quak]
- Enhanced 2D/3D Approaches Based on Relevance Index for 3D-Shape Retrieval
Mohamed Chaouch, Anne Verroust-Blondet
- Curves-on-Surface: A General Shape Comparison Framework
Xin Li, Ying He, Xianfeng Gu, Hong Qin
- Hierarchical Shape Classification Using Bayesian Aggregation
Zafer Barutcuoglu, Christopher De Coro
- Evolution of T-spline Level Sets with Distance Field Constraints for Geometry Reconstruction an Image Segmentation
Huaiping Yang, Matthias Fuchs, Bert Juettler, Otmar Scherzer
12:50 - 14:20

Lunch Break

14:20 - 15:50 Shape Matching, Classification and Retrieval II [chair: Bianca Falcidieno]
- Robust Alignment of Multi-view Range Data to CAD Model
Xinju Li, Igor Guskov, Jacob Barhak
- Selecting Distinctive 3D Shape Descriptors for Similarity Retrieval
Philip Shilane, Thomas Funkhouser
- Robust 3D Shape Correspondence in the Spectral Domain
Varun Jain, Hao Zhang
15:50 - 16:20

Coffee Break

16:20 - 16:50 SHREC 3D Shape Retrieval Contest [chair: Remco C. Veltkamp]
16:50 - 17:50 Shape Transformation and Morphing I [chiar: Georges-Pierr Bonneau]
- Length Constrained Multiresolution Deformation for Surface Wrinkling
Basile Sauvage, Stefanie Hahmann, Georges-Pierre Bonneau
- Material Aware Mesh Deformations
Tiberiu Popa, Dan Julius, Alla Sheffer
19:00 -

Conference Banquet

Friday 16th, June 2006
09:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk [chair: Hiromasa Suzuki]
- Shape Modeling in a Homogenized Geometric Paradigm
Fujio Yamaguchi, Waseda University, Japan
10:00 - 11:20 Shape Representation and Modeling [chair: Takashi Kanai]
- Regular Mesh Construction Algorithms using Regular Handles
Ergun Akleman, Jianer Chen
- Degree Reduction for NURBS Symbolic Computation on Curves
Xianming Chen, Richard Riesenfeld, Elaine Cohen
- BSP Shapes (short paper)
Carsten Stoll, Marc Alexa, Hans-Peter Seidel
11:20 - 11:50

Coffee Break

11:50 - 12:50 Implicit Surfaces I [chair: Hao (Richard) Zhang]
- A Laplacian Based Approach for Free-Form Deformation of Sparse Low-degree Implicit Surfaces
Yutaka Ohtake, Takashi Kanai, Kiwamu Kase
- Weak Approximate Implicitization
Tor Dokken, Jan B. Thomassen
12:50 - 13:50 Lunch Break
13:50 - 15:10 Implicit Surfaces II [chair: Tor Dokken]
- A Fast Particle System Framework for Interactive Implicit Modeling
Eric Galin, Rémi Allègre
- SIMS: A Multi-Level Approach to Surface Reconstruction with Sparse Implicits
Giuseppe Patané
- Fast sampling of implicit surfaces by particle systems  (short paper)
Florian Levet, Xavier Granier, Christophe Schlick
15:10 - 15:40 Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:30 Shape Transformation and Morphing II [chair: Shigeo Takahashi]
- A Constrained Least Squares Approach to Interactive Mesh Deformation
Yasuhiro Yoshioka, Hiroshi Masuda, Yoshiyuki Furukawa
- Semi-Interactive Morphogenesis (short paper)
Jean Combaz, Fabrice Neyret
16:30 -

Closing Session

Last Update: 10 April, 2006