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Boundary-Hodge article by K. Poelke and K. Polthier won best paper award @SPM/IGS16

Our article on boundary-aware Hodge decompositions for piecewise constant vector fields by Konstantin Poelke and Konrad Polthier was awarded the first price at this year's SPM best paper awards @IGS2016.

News from Sep 01, 2016


Chladni-Figures of AG Geom featured by the German Mathematical Society

The Chladni Figures of our workgroup, presented at the Bridges Conference 2016, have been featured by the German Mathematical Society as their Facebook Cover picuture. Find the article here and the Facebook page here.

News from Aug 23, 2016


Adam Finkelstein: Photo Manipulation Tools for Everyone

Montag, 2. Mai 2016, 17:15 UhrOrt: Zuse-Institut Berlin (ZIB)Takustrasse 7, 14195 BerlinHörsaal (Rundbau, Erdgeschoss)

News from Apr 26, 2016


Ingrid Hotz: Visualizing line-like features – Cleaning up the mess

Montag, 18. April 2016 um 17:15 UhrZuse-Institut Berlin (ZIB), Takustraße 7, 14195 BerlinGroßer Hörsaal (Rundbau, Erdgeschoss)

News from Apr 06, 2016


Pierre Alliez: Isotopic Approximation within a Tolerance Volume

Dienstag, 9. Februar 2016 um 16:15 Uhr - also 1 Stunde früher als gewohnt (!)Zuse-Institut Berlin (ZIB), Takustraße 7, 14195 BerlinGroßer Hörsaal (Rundbau, Erdgeschoss)

News from Feb 03, 2016


Tiburtius-Preis 2015

Der Tiburtius-Promotionspreis prämiert exzellente Dissertationen der Berliner Universitäten. Im Jahr 2015 kommen 5 Tiburtius-Promotionspreisträger von der Freien Universität Berlin.

News from Jan 04, 2016


Emil Saucan: Generalized Ricci curvature and its application to image sampling and reconstruction

Emil Saucan, PhD, Technion Israel Institute of Technology & MPI MIS Leipzig Weighted manifolds arise naturally and frequently in Imaging. Such weights (or densities) may appear as uncertainties intrinsic to the acquiring of the image (for instance in Ultrasonography), in modeling textures and, ...

News from Dec 02, 2015


Martin Skrodzki ist unser Mathemacher des Monats Oktober

PhD-Student Martin Skrodzki ist Hauptpreisträger der Studierendenkonferenz 2015 und DMV-Mathemacher des Monats Oktober

News from Oct 20, 2015


Cover Image on Neurology Journal

The cover photo of the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology (August 11, 2015) is from a recent study about moyamoya angiopathy made in collaboration with the Department of Neurology, Henrich Heine University Düsseldorf, and NeuroCure Clinical Research Center and Department of ...

News from Aug 19, 2015


Prof. Zbyněk Šír.: Curves and Surfaces with Rational Geometric Properties

This talk will be devoted to the study of rational geometric objects possessing special rational properties. In particular, we focus on rational curves and surfaces with rational offsets, rational curvature functions, rational convolutions with other objects, rational normal fields and frames. In ...

News from May 21, 2015


Cover image on new title in Mathematics and Visualization series

One image from Faniry Razafindrazaka's and Konrad Polthier’s paper was chosen to appear on the cover of the new book "J. Bennett, F. Vivodtzev, V. Pascucci (Eds.): Topological and Statistical Methods for Complex Data" from the series "Mathematics and Visualization" (Springer).

News from Dec 10, 2014


Image included on cover of Bridge 2014’s proceedings

News from Oct 16, 2014


#35 Science Slam Berlin am 6. Oktober

Am 6. Oktober findet das  35. Science Slam im SO36 statt. Konrad Polthier ist als "featured scientist" eingeladen.

News from Sep 30, 2014


1st prize for poster

Faniry Razafindrazaka was awarded 1st poster prize at Curves & Surfaces 2014 in Paris.

News from Sep 19, 2014


Gründerzeit: Wo Frauen den Schuh ihrer Träume finden

Eigentlich wollten sie nur ihren Freundinnen eine Freude machen und ihnen die Schuhe ihrer Träume ermöglichen. Doch dann ist daraus ein Geschäft geworden. Piotr Czemerys, Thomas Brzezinski und Arcan Akkas haben einen 3D-Konfigurator für Damenlederschuhe und einen Online-Shop entwickelt und das ...

News from Jul 31, 2014


Prof. Anders Ynnerman: Medical Visualization - Within and Beyond The Hospital Walls

This talk will present some recent results from the Center of Medical Image Science (CMIV) and the Norrköping Visualization Center - C, both at Linköping University in Sweden. Examples will be taken from clinical use of visualization as well as from the latest technical research. Touching a ...

News from May 08, 2014


Georges-Pierre Bonneau, Prof.: Topology and Perception for the Visualization of Complex Scalar Data

Despite many great advances in visualization research, we are still far from being able to intuitively convey the behavior of complex scalar data through images. Part of the solution resides in developing theoretical and computing tools to extract and display meaningful features. It is equally ...

News from Mar 13, 2014


Masato Wakayama, Prof.: An application of Lie theory to computer graphics via spherical harmonics

2014/02/28, ZIB (Hörsaal): In this talk, we first provide a group theoretical background of spherical harmonics, and using this, we propose a possible geometry preserving algebraic framework, which might slightly accelerate the (numerical and exact) computations for spherical harmonic lighting.

News from Feb 20, 2014


Andreas Fabri, PhD: CGAL - The Computational Geometry Algorithms Library

2014/02/17, ZIB (Seminarraum): CGAL - The Computational Geometry Algorithms Library The CGAL C++ library, developed by the CGAL Open Source Project, offers geometric data structures and algorithms that are reliable, efficient, easy to use, and easy to integrate in existing software. [...]

News from Feb 12, 2014


Stark gestartet

Zwei Ausgründungen der Freien Universität Berlin auf vorderen Plätzen im Businessplan-Wettbewerb Berlin-Brandenburg 2013

News from Mar 22, 2013