Award: 2nd Best Paper JFIG
was awarded second best paper of the JFIG conference
2023 that took place in Montpellier from 8-10 November 2023 for his work on Sparse Motion Sematics for Contact Aware Retargeting.
Conference: IMET Conference
was co-chair of the IMET conference
2023 that took place in Barcelona from 5-6 October 2023.
Award: Best Poster ICCV CVAAD
We received the Best Poster award
at the ICCV Workshop CVAAD
for our work on Floor Plan Reconstruction from Sparse Views, authored by Arnaud Gueze, Mathieu Ospici (Homiwoo), Damien Rohmer and Marie-Paule Cani.
Conference: Motion, Interaction and Games
We have 2 papers and 3 posters accepted at the MIG conference. Congratulation to their first author: Ariel Kwiatkowsvki, Théo Cheynel, Julia Melgare, Paul Boursin, Auguste de Lambilly (X3A).
Newcomer: Rodrigo Stevenson, PhD Student
We welcome Rodrigo Stevenson starting his PhD on the ANR MultiForm for Deforming and Animating Multi-Material Objects using Multi-Valued Field Functions co-advised with Marie-Paule Cani and Damien Rohmer.
Newcomer: Paul Boursin, PhD Student
We welcome Paul Boursin starting his PhD on a pluridisciplinary project of 3D simulation of paleontholitic mobility co-advised with Marie-Paule Cani and Sophie Grégoire (MNHN).
Newcomer: Zoe Herson, Master Student
We welcome Zoe Herson in M1 at ENS ULM to work on physical model in Unity for paleontholitic scenes.
Award: ACM SIGGRAPH Coons Award Winner
Marie-Paule Cani receives the 2023 ACM SIGGRAPH Coons Award, the most prestigious award in Computer Graphics given by the ACM. She is the second French scientist receiving this price after Pierre Bézier.
Defense: Efficient visual simulation of volcanic phenomena
Maud Lastic will defend her PhD work on Efficient visual simulation of volcanic phenomena on Monday, 3rd July 2pm in Amphi Sophie Germain.
Award: ACM SIGGRAPH Coons Award to Marie-Paule Cani
Congratulations to Marie-Paule Cani
who is the recipient of the prestigious ACM SIGGRAPH Steven Anson Coons Award 2023
for her outstanding contributions to computer graphics in shape modeling, computer animation, and content creation tools.
Project: Hi! Paris project Plant Growth
Tim Scheller obtained a Hi! Paris scholarship to pursue his PhD on Capturing 4D plant growth. This PhD will strengthen our projects on Natural Environment modeling and simulation.
Newcomer: Ridouane Ghermi
We are welcoming Ridouane Ghermi, who starts his PhD with Vicky Kalogeiton on the topic of AI-based requests on movies.
Conference: Eurographics 2023
Conference: CLIPE ITN Workshop
Teaching with AI
We participated to the discussion of the teaching & AI organized at Polytechnique. Vicky Kalogeiton, in collaboration with Michalis Vazirgiannis animated the discussion and presented a demonstration of the use of generative AI such as Chat-GPT in teaching context.
Sustainable Computer Science
Visitor: Julia Melgare
We are welcoming Julia K. Melgare, first year PhD at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, who is visiting our team for three weeks to collaborate on human character animation.
Newcomer: Xi Wang
We are glad to welcome Xi Wang who is starting his PostDoc with Vicky Kalogeiton on the ANR "WhyBehindScenes" after the obtention of his PhD at Inria Rennes.
Conference: AI and Video Games
Were are participating to the French Workshop on AI & Video Games
in presenting the ongoing work from David-Henri Garnier
about bio-inspired modeling, and the participation of Marie-Paule Cani
to the round table on the link between research and game companies.
Award: Robin Courant, ACCV
received the Best Student Paper Award Honorable Mention
at ACCV 2022
for his work on FunnyNet: Audiovisual Learning of Funny moments in Videos done with Zhisong Liu (former PostDoc) and Vicky Kalogeiton. [tweet
Award: Eduardo Alvarado, SCA
Our article on Generate Real-Time Characters Making their way through Dynamic Environments
got a honorable best paper award
at the Symposium on Computer Animation
. This work is part of the European ITN project CLIPE.
Project: Paleolithic Mobility
Our interdisciplinary research project on "3D simulation of paleolithic mobility" join with paleonthologists from Tautavel received a grant from CNRS Mission for Transversal and Interdisciplinary Initiatives (MITI).
Project: ANR Apate
Vicky Kalogeiton will be part of a collaborative funded project APATE on automatic recognition of DeepFakes.
Project: ANR JCJC WhyBehindScenes
Vicky Kalogeiton receive a funding for her ANR Jeune Chercheur (ANR JCJC) project "WhyBehindScenes".
Award: Marie-Paule Cani, Tosiyasu Kunii Award
Marie-Paule Cani received the Tosiyasu Kunii Award by the Shape Modeling International committee.
Award: Damien Rohmer, SCA
Award: Marie-Paule Cani, Eurographics Distinguished Career
Visitor: Pierre Poulin
We are happy to welcome Pierre Poulin (Université de Montreal) as Invited Researcher in our team for three months.
Award: David-Henri Garnier, jFIG
David-Henri Garnier and Damien Rohmer received the Best Paper award at JFIG (Journées Francaises d'Informatique Graphique) for his work on "Growing Optimized Anistoropic Microstructure with Reaction/Diffusion".
Award: Robin Courant, CVEU