GI 2015 Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, June 3, 2015: Saint Mary's University

8:30 - 9:00 Joint AI/GI/CRV Welcoming Session
9:00 - 10:10 HCI Plenary: Shahram Izadi (Room: McNally MM Theater Auditorium)
Chair: Tony Tang
10:10 - 10:30 GI Posters Mad Minutes (Room: McNally MM Theater Auditorium)
Chair: Tibi Popa
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Invited Talk: Regan Mandryk (Room: Sobey SB260)
11:30 - 12:30 Session 2G: Modelling and Synthesis (Room: Sobey SB260) Session 2I: Working with Others (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair: Charles Perin
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Invited Talk: Jianxiong Xiao (Room: Sobey SB260)
14:30 - 15:30 Session 3G: Seeing, Hearing and Visualizing Interactions (Room: Sobey SB260) Session 3I: Understanding People and Ourselves (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair: Karyn Moffatt
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Joint AI/GI/CRV Poster Session
18:00 - 21:00 Conference Reception at the Alexander Keith Brewery

Thursday, June 4, 2015: Saint Mary's University

9:00 - 9:30 Invited Talk: Christopher Batty (Room: Sobey SB260)
9:30 - 10:30 Session 5I: Interacting with Others (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair: Narges Mahyar
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Invited Talk: Wilmot Li (Room: Sobey SB260)
11:30 - 12:30 Session 6G: Learning for Search, Design and Simulation (Room: Sobey SB260) Session 6I: Gestures and Mobility (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair: Scott Bateman
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Invited Talk: Joanna McGrenere (Room: Sobey SB260)
14:30 - 15:30 Session 7G: Making it Interactive (Room: Sobey SB260) Session 7I: Interaction Techniques (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair: Chris Collins
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 CHCCS Achievement Award: Scott MacKenzie (Room: Sobey SB260)
Chair: Marylin Tremaine
17:00 - 18:00 CDMP Awards (Room: Sobey SB265)
Chair Bill Buxton
18:00 - 19:00 Break
19:00 - 22:00 Awards Banquet (Room: Loyola L Conf. Hall, Saint Mary's University)

Friday, June 5, 2015: Dalhousie University

9:00 - 9:30 Invited Talk: Ryan Schmidt (Room: McCain Building, 2116)
9:30 - 10:30 Session 9G: Rendering and Simulation (Room: McCain Building, 2116) Session 9I: Novel Application Designs (Room: McCain Building, 2118)
Chair: Derek Reilly
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Graphics Plenary: Doug James (Room: McCain Building, Scotiabank Auditorium)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Invited Talk: Daniel Wigdor (Room: McCain Building, 2116)
14:30 - 15:30   Session 11I: Using Your Body (Room: McCain Building, 2116)
Chair: Michelle Annett
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Session 12: Dissertation Awards (Room: McCain Building, 2118)
17:30 - 18:30 Closing and CHCCS AGM (Room: McCain Building, 2116)

Session Information

Modelling and Synthesis (Session 2G)

Curve Networks for Terrain Synthesis - Maryam Ariyan and David Mould (Carleton University, Canada)

Dynamic On-Mesh Procedural Generation - Cyprien Buron (Technicolor, France), Jean-Eudes Marvie (Technicolor, France), Gaël Guennebaud (Univ. Bordeaux / INRIA / IOGS, France), and Xavier Granier (Univ. Bordeaux / INRIA / IOGS, France)

Model-Driven Indoor Scenes Modeling from a Single Image - Link - Zicheng Liu, Yan Zhang, Wentao Wu, Kai Liu, and Zhengxing Sun (Nanjing University, China)

Seeing, Hearing, and Visualizing Interactions (Session 3G)

Integrated Multimodal Interaction Using Normal Maps - Auston Sterling and Ming Lin (UNC, USA)

AOI Transition Trees - Kuno Kurzhals and Daniel Weiskopf (University of Stuttgart, Europe)

Hand Grasp and Motion for Intent Expression in Mid-Air Virtual Pottery - Link - Vinayak Vinayak and Karthik Ramani (Purdue University)

Learning for Search, Design, and Simulation (Session 6G)

Learning Style Similarity for Searching Infographics - Link - Babak Saleh (Rutgers University, USA), Mira Dontcheva (Adobe, USA), Zhicheng Liu (Adobe, USA), and Aaron Hertzmann (Adobe, USA)

Efficient Trajectory Extraction and Parameter Learning for Data-Driven Crowd Simulation - Link - Aniket Bera, Sujeong Kim, and Dinesh Manocha (UNC, USA)

Learning Layouts for Single-Page Graphic Designs - Peter O'Donovan (University of Toronto, Canada), Aseem Agarwala (Adobe. USA), and Aaron Hertzmann (Adobe, USA) - TVCG paper

Making it Interactive (Session 7G)

Cover-it: An Interactive System for Covering 3D Prints - Link - Ali Mahdavi Amiri, Philip Whittingham, and Faramarz Samavati (University of Calgary, Canada)

Fast Image Segmentation on Mobile Phone using Multi-level Graph Cut - Steven Garcia, Patrick Kelley, and Yin Yang (University of New Mexico, USA)

Interactive Shading of 2.5D Models - Joao Paulo Gois, Bruno Augusto Marques, and Harlen Batagelo (Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil)

Rendering and Simulation (Session 9G)

Visibility Sweeps for Joint-Hierarchical Importance Sampling of Direct Lighting for Stochastic Volume - Rendering Thomas Kroes (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Martin Eisemann (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany), and Elmar Eisemann (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) — BEST STUDENT PAPER!

6D Frictional Contact for Rigid Bodies - Link - Charles Bouchard (McGill University, Canada), Matthieu Nesme (LJK INRIA, France), Maxime Tournier (RIKEN BSI, BTCC, Japan), Bin Wang (Shenzhen VisuCA Key Lab, SIAT, China), François Faure (LJK INRIA, France), and Paul GKry (McGill University, Canada)

Stylized Scattering via Transfer Functions and Occluder Manipulation - Link - Oliver Klehm (MPI Informatik, Germany), Timothy RKol (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Hans-Peter Seidel (MPI Informatik, Germany), and Elmar Eisemann (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Working with Others (Session 2I)

Exploiting Analysis History to Support Collaborative Data Analysis - [LINK] - Ali Sarvghad and Melanie Tory (University of Victoria)

Effects of Arm Embodiment on Implicit Coordination, Co-Presence, and Awareness in Mixed-Focus Distributed Tabletop Tasks - [LINK] - Andre Doucette, Carl Gutwin, and Regan Mandryk (University of Saskatchewan)

TandemTable: Supporting Conversations and Language Learning Using a Multi-touch Digital Table - Link - Erik Paluka and Christopher Collins (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)

Understanding People and Ourselves (Session 3I)

How and Why Personal Task Management Behaviors Change Over Time - [LINK] - Mona Haraty, Joanna McGrenere and Charlotte Tang (University of British Columbia, University of Michigan Flint)

Moving Towards User-Centered Government: Community Information Needs and Practices of Families - Link Carolyn Pang, Carman Neustaedter, Jason Procyk, Dan Hawkins and Kate Hennessy (Simon Fraser University)

Gendered or Neutral? Considering the Language of HCI - [LINK] - Adam Bradley, Cayley MacArthur, Mark Hancock and Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Waterloo, University of Calgary)

Interacting with Others (Session 5I)

IIS you is my digital baby: An Intimate Interface System for persons with disabilities - [LINK] - Deborah Fels, David Smith, Rener Baffa, Diana Abyar and Margot Whitfield (Ryerson University, McMaster University, Federal University of São Carlos Rodovia Washington Luís)

Amateur Ice Hockey Coaching and the Role of Video Feedback - [LINK] - Jason Procyk and Carman Neustaedter (Simon Fraser University)

Synchronous Yoga and Mediation Over Distance using Video Chat - [LINK] - Reese Muntean, Carman Neustaedter and Kate Hennessy (Simon Fraser University)

Gestures and Mobility (Session 6I)

Penny Pincher: A Blazing Fast, Highly Accurate $-Family Recognizer - Link - Eugene Taranta, Joseph LaViola (University of Central Florida)

Hands, Hover, and Nibs: Understanding Stylus Accuracy on Tablets - Link - Michelle Annett and Walter F. Bischof (University of Alberta)

A Comparison of Visual and Textual City Portal Designs on Desktop and Mobile Interfaces - Link - Carolyn Pang, Carman Neustaedter, Jason Procyk and Bernhard Riecke (Simon Fraser University)

Interaction Techniques (Session 7I)

Twist and Pulse: Ephemeral Adaptation to Improve Icon Selection on Smartphones - Link - Antoine Ponsard, Kamyar Ardekani, Kailun Zhang, Frederic Ren, Matei Negulescu and Joanna McGrenere (University of British Columbia)

Testing the Rehearsal Hypothesis with Two FastTap Interfaces - [LINK] - Carl Gutwin, Andy Cockburn and Benjamin Lafreniere (University of Saskatchewan, University of Canterbury, University of Saskatchewan)

Crossets: Manipulating Multiple Sliders by Crossing - Link - Charles Perin, Pierre Dragicevic, Jean-Daniel Fekete (INRIA)

Novel Application Designs (Session 9I)

CheatSheet: A Contextual Interactive Memory Aid for Web Applications - Link - Laton Vermette, Parmit Chilana, Michael Terry, Adam Fourney, Ben Lafreniere and Travis Kerr (University of Waterloo, University of Saskatchewan)

Postulater: The Design and Evaluation of a Time-Delayed Media Sharing System - [LINK] Daniel Hawkins, Carman Neustaedter, Jason Procyk (Simon Fraser University)

Think different: how we completely changed the visualization of Pseudo-Pilots - Link - Jean-Paul IMBERT, Christophe HURTER and Yannick JESTIN (ENAC/LII)

Using Your Body (Session 11I)

The Performance of Indirect Foot Pointing using Discrete Taps and Kicks While Standing - [LINK] - William Saunders and Daniel Vogel (University of Waterloo)

Palpebrae Superioris: Exploring the Design Space of Eyelid Gestures - Link - Ricardo Jota and Daniel Wigdor (University of Toronto)

DynoFighter: Exploring a Physical Activity Incentive Mechanism to Support Exergaming - Link - Sergiu Veazanchin and Joseph LaViola (University of Central Florida)