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Edilson

Dr.-Ing. Edilson de Aguiar

I finished my PhD in December/2008.

Now, I have joined Disney Research Pittsburgh in collaboration with the Graphics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University as a Post-doctoral Researcher.

NEW Email: edilson [at] disneyresearch.com

New Webpage: Available soon

Personal

I was born in Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil in 11/Jun/1979.  I studied Computer Engineering in the Federal University of Espirito Santo. In Germany I received my Master degree in Computer Science by the University of Saarland.  Currently, I am a PhD Student in Computer Science in the Computer Graphics Group in the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik. I am part of the research group 3D Video and Vision-based Graphics in the Max-Planck-Center for Visual Computing and Communication.

My supervisors are Dr. Christian Theobalt and Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel.

Curriculum Vitae: [PT], [EN], [DE]

Research Interests



Projects



Tutorials and Book Chapters


New Trends in 3D Video
Christian Theobalt, Stephan Wuermlin, Edilson de Aguiar and Christoph Niederberger
Organizers: Christian Theobalt (MPI), Stephan Wuermlin (ETH Zurich)
In: EUROGRAPHICS 2007, Tutorial 5, 2007.
C. Theobalt, E. de Aguiar, M. A. Magnor, and H.-P. Seidel, Reconstructing Human Shape, Motion and Appearance from Multi-view Video. Chapter in book Three-Dimensional Television: Capture, Transmission, and Display. Editors: Haldun M. Ozaktas and Levent Onural. Springer, Heidelberg, 2007.
[Amazon website]
E. de Aguiar, Animation and Performance Capture using Digitized Models. Series: Cognitive Systems Monographs, Vol. 5, ISBN: 978-3-642-10315-5, Springer Verlag, 2010. In press.
[Springer website] [ Amazon website]
C. Theobalt, E. de Aguiar, C. Stoll, H.-P. Seidel, and Sebastian Thrun, Performance Capture from Multi-View Video. Chapter in book Image and Geometry Processing for 3-D Cinematography. Editors: Remi Ronfard and Gabriel Taubin. ISBN: 978-3-642-12391-7. Springer, Heidelberg, 2010.
[Springer website] [ Amazon website]

Publications


Video-based Reconstruction of Animatable Human Characters. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. of ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA '10), 2010 (conditionally accepted)
E. de Aguiar, L. Sigal, A. Treuille, J. K. Hodgins, Stable Spaces for Real-time Clothing. ACM Transactions on Graphics 29(3) (Proc. of ACM SIGGRAPH'10), 2010, In Press.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
J. Gall, C. Stoll, E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, B. Rosenhahn and H.-P. Seidel, Motion Capture Using Joint Skeleton Tracking and Surface Estimation. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'09). To appear.
[pdf]
E. de Aguiar, Animation and Performance Capture Using Digitized Models. Ph.D. thesis, Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science and Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany, 2008.
E. de Aguiar, C. Stoll, C. Theobalt, N. Ahmed, H.-P. Seidel and S. Thrun, Performance Capture from Sparse Multi-view Video. ACM Transactions on Graphics 27(3) (Proc. of ACM SIGGRAPH'08), 2008, In Press.
[pdf] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, S. Thrun, and H.-P. Seidel, Automatic Conversion of Mesh Animations into Skeleton-based Animations. Proc. of EUROGRAPHICS 2008 (Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 27 issue 2), Crete, Greece.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
M. Eisemann, B. de Decker, M. Magnor, P. Bekaert, E. de Aguiar, N. Ahmed, C. Theobalt and A. Sellent, Floating Textures. Proc. of EUROGRAPHICS 2008 (Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 27 issue 2), Crete, Greece.
[project page]
E. de Aguiar , C. Theobalt, C. Stoll, and H.-P. Seidel, Marker-less 3D Feature Tracking for Mesh-based Motion Capture. In 2nd Workshop on Human Motion. ICCV'07, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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C. Theobalt, C. Roessl, E. de Aguiar and H.-P. Seidel, Animation Collage. In Proc. of ACM Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA 2007), San Diego, USA.
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C. Stoll, E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt and H.-P. Seidel, A Volumetric Approach to Interactive Shape Editing. Technical Report MPI-I-2007-4-004, MPII, 2007.
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E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, C. Stoll and H.-P. Seidel, Marker-less Deformable Mesh Tracking for Human Shape and Motion Capture. In Proc. of IEEE CVPR 2007, Minneapolis, USA.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, R. Zayer, C. Theobalt, M. Magnor and H.-P. Seidel, Video-driven Animation of Human Body Scans. In IEEE 3DTV Conference 2007, Kos Island, Greece.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, C. Stoll and H.-P. Seidel, Rapid Animation of Laser-scanned Humans. In Proc. of IEEE Virtual Reality 2007, pp. 223-226, Charlotte, USA.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, R. Zayer, C. Theobalt, M. Magnor, H.-P. Seidel, A Simple Framework for Natural Animation of Digitized Models. Proc. of SIBGRAPI'07. IEEE Press, 2007.
[pdf] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, H.-P. Seidel, Automatic Learning of Articulated Skeletons from 3D Marker Trajectories. In Proc. of Second International Symposium, ISVC 2006, pp. 485-494, Lake Tahoe, USA.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, M. Magnor, H.-P. Seidel, Reconstructing Human Shape and Motion from Multi-view video.  2nd European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP), p. 42-49. London, UK. 2005.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
N. Ahmed, E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, M. Magnor, H.-P. Seidel, Automatic Generation of Personalized Human Avatars from Multi-view Video. Proceedings of the ACM VRST '05, p. 257-260. Monterey, USA. 2005.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
C. Theobalt, N. Ahmed, E. de Aguiar, G. Ziegler, H. Lensch, M. Magnor, H.-P. Seidel, Joint Motion and Reflectance Capture for Relightable 3D Video , Technical Sketch, ACM SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, 2005.
[pdf] [project page]
C. Theobalt, E. de Aguiar, M. Magnor, H. Theisel, H.-P. Seidel: Marker-free Kinematic Skeleton Estimation from Sequences of Volume Data, In Proc. of ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST), p.57-64, Hong Kong, China, 2004.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar, C. Theobalt, M. Magnor, H. Theisel, H.-P. Seidel: M^3: Marker-free Model Reconstruction and Motion Tracking from 3D Voxel Data. In Proc. of Pacific Graphics 2004, p.101-110, Seoul, Korea.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]
E. de Aguiar: Character Animation from a Motion Capture Database, Master thesis, University of Saarland, 2004.
[pdf] [BibTeX] [project page]

Education

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik - Saarbrücken, Germany
Ph.D. candidate - Computer Science - since Summer/2004.
Research in Computer Graphics in the AG4 group under the supervision of Dr. Christian Theobalt and Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel.

Stanford University, USA
Visiting Reseacher - Robotics Lab - Computer Science Department - Aug/2007 - Feb/2008
Research in Computer Vision and Computer Graphics under the supervision of Dr. Christian Theobalt and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Thrun.

Saarland University - Saarbrücken, Germany
Master of Science in Computer Science - Winter/2002 ~ Summer/2004.
Research in generating realistic character animation from a motion database under the supervision of Dr. Christian Theobalt and Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel.

Biomedical Engineering Center - UNICAMP - Campinas, Brazil
Master Student in Biomedical Engineering - 03/2002 ~ 09/2002
Advanced courses in Biomedical Sensors, Medical Equipments and Biomedical Engineering.

Federal University of Espirito Santo - Vitoria, Brazil
Bachelor in Computer Engineering - 03/1997 ~ 03/2002
Background knowledge in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

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