Computer Graphics and Image Processing Group

CGIP Research Group


This CGIP research group focusses on the development of novel and efficient algorithms for various applications in the following areas:

Computer Graphics

  • Real-time rendering: GPU algorithms and implementations, Spherical harmonic lighting
  • Facial expression analysis, recognition, mapping: Deformation tables, Expression interpolation
  • Crowd simulation: Rendering of large crowds, Behaviour modelling, Acceleration algorithms
  • Non-photorealistic rendering: Painterly rendering, Texture based NPR, Stroke based NPR
  • Fluid modelling and rendering: Simulations using Navier-Stokes equations, Level sets, Particle systems

Image Processing

  • Moment based image features: Moment invariants, Fast computation of moments, Local Tchebichef Moments
  • Texture analysis: Texture feature descriptors, Texture segmentation methods in biomedical image analysis
  • Multifractal analysis: Multi-fractal spectra, Multi-fractal decomposition
  • Biomedical image analysis: HRCT, WSI and tissue image analysis, volumetric reconstructions, biomedical image classification
  • Parallel computations: OpenCL implementations of image processing algorithms
News (2017):
PhD Milestones:
  • May 2017: Huidong Bai successfully completed the oral examination and qualified for the award of PhD.
  • Aug 2017: Musibau Ibrahim successfully qualified for the award of PhD.
Conference Presentations:
  • Tieta Putri presented the following research paper at ICPRAM-2017 Conference in Porto, Portugal:
    "Artistic Style Characterization of Vincent Van Gogh’s Paintings using Extracted Features from Visible Brush Strokes", ICPRAM-17, Porto, 24-26 Feb 2017, pp. 378-385.
  • Prerna Singh presented the following paper at ICSigSys-2017 Conference in Bali, Indonesia:
    "Synthetic Models of Ultrasound Image Formation for Speckle Noise Simulation and Analysis", ICSigSys-17, 16-18 May 2017.
  • Huyuan Shangguan presented the following paper at ICSigSys-2017 Conference in Bali, Indonesia:
    "Video Based Motion Capture in Environments with Non-Stationary Background", ICSigSys-17, 16-18 May 2017.
  • Ori Ganoni presented the following paper at WSCG-2017 Conference, Plzen, Czech Republic:
    "A Framework for Visually Realistic Multi-robot Simulation in Natural Environments", WSCG-2017, 29 May - 2 June 2017.
Accepted Papers:
MIUA-2017 Conference, Edinburgh, 11-13 July 2017:
  • Prerna Singh: "Modelling, Speckle Simulation and Quality Evaluation of Synthetic Ultrasound Images."
  • Mukundan, R: "A Robust Algorithm for Automated HER2 Scoring in Breast Cancer Histology Slides Using Characteristic Curves."
IJMDEM Journal, IGI Global, USA:
  • Mukundan, R: "Contour Based High Resolution 3D Mesh Construction Using HRCT and MRI Stacks.", IJMDEM, Vol. 8, 2017.

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