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Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XIII (2002)
- Conference Program -

Monday-Wednesday 21-23 January 2002
To be published as part of Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4660
"Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX"

Part of IS&T/SPIE's 14th Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology
20-25 January 2002 ¤ San Jose Convention Center ¤ San Jose, California USA

Conference Chairs:
Program Committee:
  • Neil A. Dodgson, Univ. of Cambridge (UK);
  • Janusz Konrad, Boston University;
  • Shojiro Nagata, Japan 3D Forum/InterVision (Japan);
  • Vivian K. Walworth, Rowland Institute for Science;
  • Michael A. Weissman, Karl Storz Imaging, Inc.
Monday 21 January 2002

SESSION 1  Mon. 8:50 to 10:10 am
Human Factors in Stereoscopic Imaging
Chair: John O. Merritt, The Merritt Group

8:50am   Effect of overlap rate between a stereoscopic image pair on work performance in a VR environment, K. Shidoji, K. Matsunaga, K. Goshi, Y. Matsuki, T. Yamamoto, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-01]

9:10am   Vergence fusional stereoscopic limit in stereoscopic displays and comfortable disparities, S. Nagata, Japan 3D Forum/InterVision (Japan)   [4660A-02]

9:30am   Method for Evaluation of depth accuracy in a virtual space, S. Kawahara, Ibaraki Industrial Technology Ctr. (Japan); T. Sugihara, T. Miyasato, ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Labs. (Japan); T. Yonekura, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-03]

9:50am   Viewing stereoscopic images comfortably: the effects of whole-field vertical disparity, F. Speranza, Communications Research Ctr. Canada; L. M. Wilcox, York Univ. (Canada)   [4660A-04]

10:10am - 10:30am   Coffee Break

SESSION 2  Mon.10:30 am to 12:10 pm
Stereoscopic Video
Chair: Andrew J. Woods, Curtin Univ. of Technology (Australia)

10:30am   Stereoscopic camera design and calibration, C. K. Jones, Sira Ltd. (UK); D. J. Montgomery, Sharp Labs. of Europe Ltd. (UK); J. N. Stewart, Sentec Ltd. (UK); A. Smith, Univ. College London (UK); D. Ezra, Sharp Labs. of Europe Ltd. (UK)   [4660A-05]

10:50am   Relationship between ease of viewing and distribution of disparity in stereoscopic HDTV, S. Ide, NHK Science and Technical Research Labs. and Japan Broadcasting Corp. (Japan)   [4660A-06]

11:10am   Stereoscopic DVD creation, D. Dupont, Sunscope Entertainment   [4660A-07]

11:30am   Development of software for editing stereoscopic 3D movies, T. Kawai, T. Shibata, Waseda Univ. (Korea); T. Inoue, Kanagawa Institute of Technology (Japan); Y. Sakaguchi, K. Okabe, Y. Kuno, Let's Corp. (Japan)   [4660A-08]

11:50am   Characterizing sources of ghosting in time-sequential stereoscopic video displays, A. J. Woods, S. S. L. Tan, Ctr. for Marine Science and Technology/Curtin Univ. of Technology   [4660A-09]

12:10pm - 1:30pm   Lunch Break

SESSION 3  Mon. 1:30 to 3:10 pm
Digital Stereoscopic Imaging
Chair: Vivian Walworth, Rowland Institute for Science.

1:30pm   Rapid 2D to 3D conversion, P. V. Harman, J. Flack, S. Fox, M. Dowley, Dynamic Digital Depth Research Pty Ltd. (Australia)   [4660A-10]

1:50pm   Adaptive intermediate view reconstruction for multiview 3D image communication using effective disparity estimation scheme, K. H. Bae, S. T. Lim, J. J. Kim, E. S. Kim, Kwangwoon Univ. (Korea)   [4660A-11]

2:10pm   Cross-switching in aymmetrical coding for stereoscopic video, W. J. Tam, L. B. Stelmach, F. Speranza, Communications Research Ctr. Canada   [4660A-12]

2:30pm   TBA

2:50pm   Real-time view interpolation system for super multiview 3D display: processing implementation and evaluation, T. Hamaguchi, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan; T. Fujii, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); T. Honda, Chiba Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-14]

3:10pm - 3:30pm   Coffee Break

SESSION 4  Mon. 3:30 to 5:10 pm
Integral 3D Imaging
Chair: Stephen A. Benton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:30pm   Full parallax image generation, J. Y. Son, V. V. Saveljev, Y. J. Choi, J. E. Bahn, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Korea)   [4660A-15]

3:50pm   Ray coherence and pixels grouping in processor task assigment for faster integral 3D parallel ray tracing, O. Youssef, A. Aggoun, De Montfort Univ. (UK); W. H. Wolf, Princeton Univ.   [4660A-16]

4:10pm   Depth extraction from planar three-dimensional integral images using a multibaseline technique, C. H. Wu, A. Aggoun, M. McCormick, De Montfort Univ. (UK)   [4660A-17]

4:30pm   Viewing-angle-enhanced integral imaging using lens switching, B. Lee, S. Jung, J. H. Park, S. W. Min, Seoul National Univ. (Korea)   [4660A-18]

4:50pm   Objective quality measurement of integral 3D images, M. C. Forman, N. A. Davies, M. McCormick, De Montfort Univ. (UK)   [4660A-19]

3D Media Screening Session  5:20 to 6:20 pm

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Dinner  ~6:45pm onwards
A no-host, informal dinner open to all SD&A attendees will be held at a local San Jose restaurant. Details will be available at the conference. (Not to be confused with the Human Vision & Electronic Imaging Dinner)

Tuesday 22 January

Electronic Imaging 2002 Plenary Speaker Tuesday 8:30 to 9:15 am
Electronic Imaging and the Space Shuttle
Stephen Robinson, Astronaut, NASA
See Plenary Sessions for details.

SESSION 5   Tues. 9:30 am to Noon
Volumetric 3D Imaging
Chair: Vivian K. Walworth, Rowland Institute for Science

9:30am   Volumetric three-dimensional display using projection CRT, J. D. Lee, H. W. Jang, H. Nam, M. S. Song, B. S. Kim, Y. S. Oh, Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. (Korea)   [4660A-20]

9:50am   Live 3D video in a volumetric display, J. Y. Son, S. A. Shestak, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Korea)   [4660A-21]

10:10am   FELIX 3D display: an interactive tool for volumetric imaging, K. Langhans, D. Bahr, D. Bezecny, D. Homann, K. Oltmann, K. Oltmann, B. Scheiko, VFN e.V. (Germany)   [4660A-22]

10:30am - 11:00am   Coffee Break

SESSION 6   Tues. 11:00 am to Noon
Autostereoscopic Displays I
Chair: Shojiro Nagata, Japan 3D Forum/InterVision (Japan)

11:00am   Development of a 3D display system by a fan-like array of projection optics, T. Honda, Chiba Univ. and Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan; D. Nagai, M. Shimomatsu, Chiba Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-23]

11:20am   Eye-tracking for autostereoscopic displays using web cams, M. Andiel, S. Hentschke, T. Elle, E. Fuchs, Univ. Kassel (Germany)   [4660A-45]

11:40am   Stereodisplay with neural network image processing, A. N. Putilin, A. Loukianitsa, NeurOK LLC (Russia)   [4660A-25]

12:00pm - 1:30pm   Lunch/Exhibit Break

SESSION 7  Tues. 1:30 to 3:10 pm
Autostereoscopic Displays II
Chair: Neil A. Dodgson, Univ. of Cambridge (UK)

1:30pm   Multiviewpoint autostereoscopic dispays from 4D-Vision GmbH, A. Schmidt, A. Grasnick, 4D-Vision GmbH (Germany)   [4660A-26]

1:50pm   Design and fabrication of a micromirror array for autostereoscopic 3D displays, J. Yan, S. T. Kowel, H. J. Cho, C. H. Ahn, Univ. of Cincinnati   [4660A-27]

2:10pm   SynthaGram(tm): an autostereoscopic display technology, L. Lipton, StereoGraphics Corp.   [4660A-28]

2:30pm   Reduction of the thickness of a lenticular stereoscopic display using a full color LED panel, H. Yamamoto, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan); S. Muguruma, Nichia Corp. (Japan); Y. Hayasaki, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan); Y. Nagai, Y. Shimizu, Nichia Corp. (Japan); N. Nishida, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)   [4660A-29]

2:50pm   Autostereoscopic field-sequential display with full freedom of movement, or Let the display wear the shutter-glasses!, Y. Mantinband, P. Kleinberger, I. Kleinberger, H. Goldberg, 3ality Ltd. (Israel)   [4660A-30]

3:10pm - 3:40pm   Coffee Break

SESSION 8  Tues. 3:40 to 4:40 pm
Autostereoscopic Displays III
Chair: Shojiro Nagata, Japan 3D Forum/InterVision (Japan)

3:40pm   Analysis of the viewing zone of multiview autostereoscopic displays, N. A. Dodgson, Univ. of Cambridge (UK)   [4660A-31]

4:00pm   Autostereoscopic display with eye tracking, T. Tomono, K. Hoon, Y. S. Ha, K. Tanaka, H. Iizuka, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea)   [4660A-32]

4:20pm   Improved quality three-dimensional integral imaging and projection using non-stationary optical components, J-S. Jang, B. Javidi, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Connecticut   [4660-65]

Panel Discussion   Tues. 4:40 to 5:40 pm
Stereoscopic Standards Forum
Panel Moderator: Andrew Woods, Curtin University/Centre for Marine Science & Technology. Panel Members: John Rupkalvis, Stereoscope International; Vivian Walworth, Rowland Institute for Science.

Wednesday 23 January

Electronic Imaging 2002 Plenary Speaker Wed. 8:30 to 9:15 am
Color Computations in the Brain
Semir Zeki, Wellcome Dept. of Cognitive Neurology, Univ. College London (UK)
See Plenary Sessions for details.

SESSION 9  Wed. 9:30 to 10:30 am
Stereoscopic Display Applications
Chair: John O. Merritt, The Merritt Group.

9:30am   Real time image based rendering for stereo views of vegetation, J. Borse, D. McAllister, North Carolina State University   [4660A-64]

9:50am   Virtual view generation of natural panorama scenes by setting representation, K. Yamada, K. Mochizuki, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan; K. Aizawa, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); T. Saito, Kanagawa Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-35]

10:10am   Visualization in aerospace research with a large wall display system, Y. Matsuo, National Aerospace Lab. of Japan   [4660A-36]

10:30am - 11:00am   Coffee Break

SESSION 10  Wed. 11:00 am to Noon
Stereoscopic Camera Systems
Chair: Andrew J. Woods, Curtin Univ. of Technology (Australia)

11:00am   Multiple view stereoscopic line-scan imaging, P. Evans, H. W. Hon, M. Robinson, Nottingham Trent Univ. (UK)   [4660A-37]

11:20am   Multi-axis stereovision sensor, color spherical from panoramic images, O. Romain, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie (France); E. Thomas, Institut Superieure d'Electronique de Paris (France); G. Claude, G. Patrick, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie (France)   [4660A-38]

11:40am   Development of an electro-optical 3D adapter for stereoscopic video recording, T. Shibata, T. Kawai, Waseda Univ. (Japan); T. Inoue, Kanagawa Institute of Technology (Japan); Y. Sakaguchi, K. Okabe, Y. Kuno, Let's Corp. (Japan)   [4660A-39]

12:00pm - 1:30pm   Lunch/Exhibit Break

Session 11  Wed. 1:30 to 2:00 pm
Poster Pop Session
Chair: Vivian K. Walworth, Rowland Institute for Science

Poster authors will give a short oral review of their poster. Posters will be available for viewing during the demonstration session.

* Do observers exploit binocular disparity information in motor tasks within dynamic telepresence environments? M. F. Bradshaw, S. J. Watt, I. R. Davies, Univ. of Surrey (UK); A. R. Willis, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Farnborough (UK)   [4660A-41]

* Ronchi retarder gratings as polarization modulators, M. Ortiz-Gutierrez, Univ. Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (Mexico); A. Olivares-Perez, M. Perez-Cortez, J. L. Juárez-Perez, B. Pinto-Iguanero, M. Gómez-Colín, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)   [4660A-42]

* Autostereoscopic display with real-image virtual screen and light filters, H. Kakeya, Y. Arakawa, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan)   [4660A-43]

* Adaptive hierarchical stereo matching using object segmentation and window warping, H. K. Lee, Y. T. Kim, Y. H. Ha, Kyungpook National Univ. (Korea)   [4660A-44]

* Three-dimensional information display system using monocular multiview stereoscopic displays, K. Sakamoto, K. Saruta, K. Takeda, Akita Prefectural Univ. (Japan)   [4660A-46]

SESSION 12 Wed. 2:00 to 4:30 pm     [NB: timing has changed]
Hardware Demonstrations and Author Interviews
Chairs: Andrew J. Woods, Ctr. for Marine Science and Technology/Curtin Univ. of Technology (Australia); Neil A. Dodgson, Univ. of Cambridge (UK).

Demonstrations of Stereoscopic Display, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Telepresence Technologies

Interactive, hands-on demonstrations of stereoscopic hardware and display content to support presentations given in the conferences "Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XIII" and "The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2002." Posters will also be on display during this session and the authors will be available to discuss their poster.

SESSION 13 Wed. 4:30 to 5:30 pm     [NB: timing has changed]
Stereoscopic Displays Keynote Presentation
Chair: John Merritt, The Merritt Group.

"T I T A N I C in 3D HDTV",
Vince Pace, Pace Technologies

Academy Award winning Director James Cameron returned to the famous wreck of the RMS Titanic in August of 2001 to produce the 3D IMAX film, "Ghost of the Abyss." Rather than using the large and expensive 70mm IMAX 3D camera system, he brought together a world-class team from SONY, Panavision, Pace Engineering, and his brother's company, Dark Matter, in order to solve the numerous technical problems in imaging the wreckage in the new High Definition 24P digital video format under 12,500 feet of water. When edited, the stereoscopic HD video will be slow-scan laser transferred to IMAX 70mm motion picture film for release. Vince was a member of that team and will elaborate on the many technical pitfalls involved in going to the abyss and coming back with the fantastic images that will put IMAX audiences on the decks of Titanic.

Changes from original program:
changed time: keynote presentation, demo session.
changed time/date: [4660A-45]
cancelled: [4660A-13] [4660A-24] [4660A-33] [4660A-34]
added: [4660A-65]
changed chair: Session 3, Session 9, Standards Forum.

Summary of Important Dates:
  • Sunday 20th January 2002 - Stereoscopic Display Application Issues Short Course

  • Monday to Wednesday 21-23 January 2002 - Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference

  • Thursday 24th January 2002 - The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality Conference

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