Oliver van Kaick


Grad Student, Usability, and VIsualization GRUVI = GRaphics
Alumni, Medical Image Analysis Lab

M.Sc. Computer Science, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 2005
B.Sc. Computer Science, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 2003

TASC 8002

+1 (778) 782-3610


Research Interests

My research interests include shape characterization and analysis, shape correspondence and retrieval, geometric modeling, processing, and visualization, as well as general problems in the areas of machine learning, computer graphics, and computer vision.

I work under the supervision of Ghassan Hamarneh and Richard Zhang.

Research Projects

Musculoskeletal Image Analysis
Shape Matching using Ant Colony Optimization
Deformation-Driven Shape Correspondence

Selected Publications

Contour Correspondence via Ant Colony Optimization
November 1, 2007
O. van Kaick, G. Hamarneh, H. Zhang, and P. Wighton, "Contour Correspondence via Ant Colony Optimization", Proc. 15th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics 2007), Maui, Hawaii, United States, pp. 271-280, October 29-30 & November 01-02, 2007.

Spectral Methods for Mesh Processing and Analysis
September 3, 2007
H. Zhang, O. van Kaick, and R. Dyer, "Spectral Methods for Mesh Processing and Analysis", Eurographics 2007 State of the Art Report, Prague, Czech Republic, September 03-07, 2007.

Non-Rigid Spectral Correspondence of Triangle Meshes
June 1, 2007
V. Jain, H. Zhang, and O. van Kaick, "Non-Rigid Spectral Correspondence of Triangle Meshes", International Journal on Shape Modeling (via invitation to Special Issue of SMI 2006), Volume 13, Number 1, pp. 101-124, June 2007.

Spectral Sequencing based on Graph Distance
July 26, 2006
R. Liu, H. Zhang, and O. van Kaick, "Spectral Sequencing based on Graph Distance", Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP), Pittsburgh-PA, United States, pp. 630-636, July 26-28, 2006.

Automatic Classification of Outdoor Images by Region Matching
June 7, 2006
O. van Kaick and G. Mori, "Automatic Classification of Outdoor Images by Region Matching", Third Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), Quebec city-QC, Canada, pp. 1-8, June 07-09, 2006.

Deformation-Drive Shape Correspondence,
Hao Zhang, Alla Sheffer, Daniel Cohen-Or, Qingnan Zhou, Oliver van Kaick, and Andrea Tagliasacchi, "Deformation-Drive Shape Correspondence," Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue of Symposium of Geometry Processing 2008), Volume 27, Number 5, pp. 1431-1439,

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