TU Wien Informatics

20 Years

Werner Purgathofer

Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr.techn. Dipl.-Ing.

Research Focus

Research Areas

  • Colors for Computer Graphics, Computer Graphics, Rendering, Visualization, Computer Games
Werner Purgathofer

About

Rendering, Virtual Reality, Color, Visualization, Visual Analytics, Graphics Utilities

Role

2020

  • VR and Visualization in Industry / Purgathofer, W. (2020). VR and Visualization in Industry. World VR Industry Conference Cloud Summit, Nanchang, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/87073

2018

2017

2016

  • A Concept for Re-useable Interactive Tactile Reliefs / Reichinger, A., Fuhrmann, A., Maierhofer, S., & Purgathofer, W. (2016). A Concept for Re-useable Interactive Tactile Reliefs. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 108–115). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41267-2_15
  • Gesture-Based Interactive Audio Guide on Tactile Reliefs / Reichinger, A., Maierhofer, S., Fuhrmann, A., & Purgathofer, W. (2016). Gesture-Based Interactive Audio Guide on Tactile Reliefs. In Proceedings of the 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers & Accessibility, Reno, Nevada, Non-EU. https://doi.org/10.1145/2982142.2982176
  • Visual Computing - a best practice from Vienna / Purgathofer, W. (2016). Visual Computing - a best practice from Vienna. National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moskau, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86359

2015

  • Industrial Use of Mixed Reality in VRVis Projects / Purgathofer, W. (2015). Industrial Use of Mixed Reality in VRVis Projects. VISIC’2015 Int’l Symposium on Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Visual Computing Application Technology, Peking, China, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86085
  • Überblick Visual Computing: Teilbereiche und Anwendungsfelder / Purgathofer, W. (2015). Überblick Visual Computing: Teilbereiche und Anwendungsfelder. Business Treff “Visual Computing,” Wien, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86172
  • Computer Graphics in Real-World Applications / Purgathofer, W. (2015). Computer Graphics in Real-World Applications. Visual Computing Workshop at the OCG-Jahrestagung, Wien, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86084
  • Visual Computing in Österreich / Purgathofer, W. (2015). Visual Computing in Österreich. Medienseminar Informatik der Plattform informatik_austria, Wien, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86083
  • Was ist denn Farbe eigentlich? / Purgathofer, W. (2015). Was ist denn Farbe eigentlich? Kunst-Volkshochschule Wien, Wien, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/86082

2014

2013

  • Reconstructing shape boundaries with multimodal constraints / Reisner-Kollmann, I., Maierhofer, S., & Purgathofer, W. (2013). Reconstructing shape boundaries with multimodal constraints. Computers and Graphics, 37(3), 137–147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cag.2013.01.001
  • A Survey of Urban Reconstruction / Musialski, P., Wonka, P., Wimmer, M., & Purgathofer, W. (2013). A Survey of Urban Reconstruction. Computer Graphics Forum, 32(6), 146–177. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/155332
  • Accurate Fast Simulation of Light / Purgathofer, W. (2013). Accurate Fast Simulation of Light. Computer Vision Winter Workshop, St. Lambrecht, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/85682
  • Visual Computing Research inspired by Applications / Purgathofer, W. (2013). Visual Computing Research inspired by Applications. Science Meets Business, FhG, Graz, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/85683

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2010

2009

  • Generating Predictable and Convincing Folds for Leather Seat Design / Eibner, G., Fuhrmann, A., & Purgathofer, W. (2009). Generating Predictable and Convincing Folds for Leather Seat Design. In Proceedings of the 25th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG). Spring Conference on Computer Graphics, Budmerice, Slovakia, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/53046
  • Symmetry-Based Facade Repair / Musialski, P., Wonka, P., Recheis, M., Maierhofer, S., & Purgathofer, W. (2009). Symmetry-Based Facade Repair. In M. Magnor, B. Rosenhahn, & H. Theisel (Eds.), Vision, Modeling, and Visualization Workshop 2009 (pp. 3–10). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/53025
  • Post-Rendering Enhancements of Volumes / Gavrilescu, M., Manta, V., & Purgathofer, W. (2009). Post-Rendering Enhancements of Volumes. Buletinul Institutului Politehnic Din Iaşi, 3, 43–54. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/167158
  • Interactive Visual Editing of Grammars for Procedural Architecture / Purgathofer, W., & Lipp, M. (2009). Interactive Visual Editing of Grammars for Procedural Architecture. Visual Computing in Fundamental, Academic and Applied Science and Research, Moskau, Russia, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84969

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • Some Speedup Techniques for Rendering / Purgathofer, W. (2005). Some Speedup Techniques for Rendering. Kolloquium, Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84487
  • Realtime Rendering Algorithmen / Purgathofer, W. (2005). Realtime Rendering Algorithmen. Kolloquium, Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84486
  • Color Style Transfer Techniques using Hue, Lightness and Saturation Histogram Matching / Neumann, L., & Neumann, A. (2005). Color Style Transfer Techniques using Hue, Lightness and Saturation Histogram Matching. In L. Neumann, M. Sbert, B. Gooch, & W. Purgathofer (Eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2005 (pp. 111–122). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51256
  • Computational Color Harmony based on Coloroid System / Neumann, L., Nemcsics, A., & Neumann, A. (2005). Computational Color Harmony based on Coloroid System. In L. Neumann, M. Sbert, B. Gooch, & W. Purgathofer (Eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2005 (pp. 231–240). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51255
  • Spectral Colour Order Systems and Appearance Metrics for Fluorescent Solid Colours / Wilkie, A., Larboulette, C., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Spectral Colour Order Systems and Appearance Metrics for Fluorescent Solid Colours. In L. Neumann, M. Sbert, B. Gooch, & W. Purgathofer (Eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2005 (pp. 241–246). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51227
  • Global Contrast Factor-a New Approach to Image Contrast / Matkovic, K., Neumann, L., Neumann, A., Psik, T., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Global Contrast Factor-a New Approach to Image Contrast. In L. Neumann, M. Sbert, B. Gooch, & W. Purgathofer (Eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2005 (pp. 159–168). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51205
  • Smart Visibility in Visualization / Viola, I., & Gröller, E. (2005). Smart Visibility in Visualization. In L. Neumann, M. Sbert, B. Gooch, & W. Purgathofer (Eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2005 (pp. 209–216). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51136
  • Image-based Representations for Accelerated Rendering of Complex Scenes / Jeschke, S., Wimmer, M., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Image-based Representations for Accelerated Rendering of Complex Scenes. In Eurographics 05 State of the Art Reports [STAR] (pp. 1–20). The Eurographics Association and The Image Synthesis Group. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51110
    Project: Treelumination (2004–2008)
  • Verification of Physically Based Rendering Algorithms / Ulbricht, C., Wilkie, A., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Verification of Physically Based Rendering Algorithms. In Eurographics 05 State of the Art Reports [STAR] (pp. 95–112). The Eurographics Association, and The Image Synthesis Group. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51109
  • Approximating Real-World Luminaires with OpenGL Lights / Zotti, G., Neumann, A., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Approximating Real-World Luminaires with OpenGL Lights. In V. Skala (Ed.), WSCG 2005 Short Paper Proceedings (pp. 49–52). UNION press. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51099
    Project: EU Real Reflect = Abt. 186/2 (2002–2007)
  • Automatic Impostor Placement for Guaranteed Frame Rates and Low Memory Requirements / Jeschke, S., Wimmer, M., Schumann, H., & Purgathofer, W. (2005). Automatic Impostor Placement for Guaranteed Frame Rates and Low Memory Requirements. In Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2005 Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (pp. 103–110). ACM Press. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51098
    Projects: EU Game Tools (2004–2007) / Treelumination (2004–2008)
  • On Cross-Validation and Resampling of BRDF Data Measurements / Havran, V., Neumann, A., Zotti, G., Purgathofer, W., & Seidel, H.-P. (2005). On Cross-Validation and Resampling of BRDF Data Measurements. In Proceedings of Spring Conference on Computer Graphics. Spring Conference on Computer Graphics, Budmerice, Slovakia, Austria. ACM SIGGRAPH. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51097
    Project: EU Real Reflect = Abt. 186/2 (2002–2007)
  • Computational Aesthetics 2005 / Neumann, L., Sbert, M., Gooch, B., & Purgathofer, W. (Eds.). (2005). Computational Aesthetics 2005. Eurographics Association. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/22300

2004

  • Tangible Image Query / Matkovic, K., Psik, T., Wagner, I., & Purgathofer, W. (2004). Tangible Image Query. In Proceedings of Smart Graphics 2004. Proceedings of Smart Graphics 2004, Banff, Canada, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/51536
  • High Quality Rendering of Reflectance Data / Meseth, J., Müller, G., Sattler, M., Sarlette, R., Artusi, A., Wilkie, A., Zotti, G., Klein, R., & Purgathofer, W. (2004). High Quality Rendering of Reflectance Data. Computer Graphics International, Yokohama, Japan, Non-EU. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84648
  • Coherent Hierarchical Culling: Hardware Occlusion Queries Made Useful / Bittner, J., Wimmer, M., Piringer, H., & Purgathofer, W. (2004). Coherent Hierarchical Culling: Hardware Occlusion Queries Made Useful. Eurographics’2004, Grenoble, France, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84390
  • Some Commercial VR/AR Projects / Purgathofer, W. (2004). Some Commercial VR/AR Projects. CONVR 2004, Lisbon, Portugal, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84343
  • Computer Graphics at the Vienna University of Technology / Purgathofer, W. (2004). Computer Graphics at the Vienna University of Technology. Eurographics’2004, Grenoble, France, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84342
  • Real-time Rendering Algorithms / Purgathofer, W. (2004). Real-time Rendering Algorithms. CGI’2004, Crete, Greece, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84341
  • Neue Methoden für Computergraphik in Echtzeit / Purgathofer, W. (2004). Neue Methoden für Computergraphik in Echtzeit. Erste Österreichische Forschungstage, Vienna, Austria, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84340
  • Aspekte der Echtzeit-Computergraphik / Purgathofer, W. (2004). Aspekte der Echtzeit-Computergraphik. Klassensitzung der mathematisch- naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, Austria. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/84339

2002

  • Visual Image Query / Matkovic, K., Neumann, L., Siegler, J., & Purgathofer, W. (2002). Visual Image Query. In Smart Graphics 2002. ACM. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/50901

 

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2021

2020

  • Tactile multi-media guide / Stoll, D. (2020). Tactile multi-media guide [Diploma Thesis, Technische Universität Wien]. reposiTUm. https://doi.org/10.34726/hss.2020.58901
    Download: PDF (3 MB)

2019

  • Room layout and interior detection / Aichner, L. (2019). Room layout and interior detection [Diploma Thesis, Technische Universität Wien]. reposiTUm. https://doi.org/10.34726/hss.2019.60861
    Download: PDF (17.3 MB)

2018

2017

2016

  • Parallelization of BVH and BSP on the GPU / Imre, M. (2016). Parallelization of BVH and BSP on the GPU [Diploma Thesis, Technische Universität Wien]. reposiTUm. https://doi.org/10.34726/hss.2016.36542
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  • Guest Professor
    2017 / Hebei University of Technology / China
  • Eurographics Gold Medal
    2017 / Eurographics Association / Switzerland
  • Dr. honoris causa
    2010 / Technische Universität Iasi / Romania
  • Distinguished Career Award
    2006 / Eurographics Association / Switzerland
  • Member of the European Academy of Sciences
    2003 / Mitgliedschaft
  • Fellow der Europäischen Computergraphik-Vereinigung Eurographics
    1997 / Eurographics Association / Switzerland

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