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c Refereed conference, workshop, and symposium papers
b Refereed book chapters
p Patents
e Edited books
2017
c62 Real-Time Panorama Maps, Alex Brown and Faramarz Samavati, Expressive 2017, Los Angeles, (July 2017) [Received Best Paper Award]

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Google vs. Ours
c61 Parameter Aligned Trimmed Surfaces, Shannon Halbert, Faramarz Samavati, and Adam Runions, Graphics Interface 2017, Edmonton, AB, (May 2017) [To Appear]

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An example of parameter-aligned trimmed surface.
j46 Diagrammatic Approach for Constructing Multiresolution of Primal Subdivisions, Richard Bartels, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Faramarz Samavati, and Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Elsevier [In Press]

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The application of the diagrammatic approach in multiresolution mesh editing.
j45 Physical Visualization of Geospatial Datasets, Hessam Djavaherpour, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, and Faramarz Samavati, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 38, No.3, Elsevier, pp. 61-69 (2017)

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(a)Constructing a model of discrete globe on which data sets with different styles can be attached (b), (c). Our method can produce models at different scales as illustrated in (d).
j44 Subdivision and multiresolution for PUPs, Amirhessam Moltaji, Adam Runions, and Faramarz Samavati, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 62, Elsevier, pp. 1-14 (2017)

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Application of PUPs multiresolution in terrain simplification.
2016
c60 Automated 3D Reconstruction of Moving Rigid Specimen from RGB-D Video Input, Erika Harrison, Faramarz Samavati, and Jeffrey Boyd, 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2016), Cancun, Mexico, (December 2016)

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Converting RGB-D sequence of a moving turtle into a 3D volumetric reconstruction.
c59 Artistic Inspired Data Visualization Design Process, Katayoon Etemad, Faramarz Samavati, and Sheelagh Carpendale, Proceedings of the ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (Expressive 2016 - Bridging Papers), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 27-30 (May 2016)

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Design Process Flowchart
c58 A Subdivision Framework for Partition of Unity Parametrics, Amirhessam Moltaji, Adam Runions, and Faramarz Samavati, Proceedings of the 42nd Graphics Interface Conference (GI16), Canadian Information Processing Society, Victoria, B.C., pp. 21-31 (Jun 2016)

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PUPs Subdivision Process
j43 Multiresolution on Spherical Curves, Troy Alderson, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, and Faramarz Samavati, Graphical Models, Vol. 86, Elsevier, pp. 13-24 (2016)

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Using simple operations, we define a multiresolution framework for curves on the sphere that can be used to reduce and restore the resolution of the curves.
c57 Daisy Visualization for Graphs, Katayoon Etemad, Faramarz Samavati, and Sheelagh Carpendale, Proceedings of the ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (CAe'16), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 103-112 (May 2016)

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Node-link layout (left) and Daisy Visualization (right) for 21 species ecological network of Crystal Creek River.
j42 Interactive 3D Content Modeling for Digital Earth, Faramarz Samavati and Adam Runions, The Visual Computer, Vol. 32, No. 10, Springer, pp. 1293-1309 (2016)

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Interactive 3D content modeling for digital earth
j41 Hierarchical Grid Conversion, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Erika Harrison, and Faramarz Samavati, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 79, Elsevier B.V., pp. 12-26 (2016)

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Using hierarchical grid conversions, we can use simple quadrilateral shapes for triangular/hexagonal semiregular meshes and define efficient data structures and new refinements for them.
j40 Illustrative multilevel focus+context visualization along snaking paths, Jeffrey Packer, Mahmudul Hasan, and Faramarz Samavati, The Visual Computer, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 1-16 (2016)

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Illustrative multilevel focus+context visualizations showing different substructures of muscle tissue (left) and stained cross section of Hypericum perforatum plant stem (right). See the article for data sources.
j39 Interactive multilevel focus+context visualization framework, Mahmudul Hasan, Faramarz Samavati, and Christian Jacob, The Visual Computer, Vol. 32, No. 3, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 323-334 (2016)

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Multilevel focus+context visualization showing topographic shading of Long Island. Source image: 18944×4224 (Data source: G. Hanson, Stony Brook University, USA).
2015
j38 EnergyViz: An Interactive System for Visualization of Energy Systems, Haleh Alemasoom, Faramarz Samavati, John Brosz, and David Layzell, The Visual Computer, Vol. 32, No. 3, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 403-413 (2015)

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Distribution of natural gas across Canada.
c56 3D Maquetter: Sketch-based 3D Content Modeling for Digital Earth, Kaveh Ketabchi, Adam Runions, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, IEEE Computer Society, Gotland, Sweden, pp. 98-106 (Oct 2015) [Received Best Paper Award]

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j37 A Survey of Digital Earth, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Troy Alderson, and Faramarz Samavati, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 53, Part B, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 95-117 (2015)

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c55 Cover-it: An Interactive System for Covering 3D Prints, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Philip Whittingham, and Faramarz Samavati, Graphics Interface (GI), Canadian Information Processing Society/ACM, Halifax, N.S. (Jun 2015) [To Appear]

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A covered 3D model of Beethoven resulting from Cover-it.
c54 Rapid Reservoir Modeling: Prototyping of Reservoir Models, Well Trajectories and Development Options using an Intuitive, Sketch-Based Interface, Jackson, M.D., Hampson, J., Rood, D., Geiger, S., Zhang, Z., Sousa, M.C., Amorim, R., Brazil, E., Samavati, F.F., Guimaraes, L.M., SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Houston, TX (Feb 2015)

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j36 Facing the high-dimensions: Inverse projection with radial basis functions, Elisa Amorim, Emilio Vital Brazil, Jesús Mena-Chalco, Luiz Velho, Luis Gustavo Nonato, Faramarz Samavati and Mario Costa Sousa, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 48, Elsevier Inc., pp. 35-47 (2015)

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Expression transfer.
j35 Balanced multiresolution for symmetric/antisymmetric filters, Mahmudul Hasan, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, Graphical Models, Vol. 78, Elsevier Inc., pp. 36-59 (2015)

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Efficient access to details in a Balanced Wavelet Transform (BWT).
j34 Categorization and Conversions for Indexing Methods of Discrete Global Grid Systems, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Faramarz Samavati, and Perry Peterson, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Vol. 4, No. 1, MDPI AG, pp. 320-336 (2015)

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Projection and Inverse Projection.
2014
c53 Node-Ring Graph Visualization Clears Edge Congestion, Katayoon Etemad, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Faramarz Samavati, IEEE VIS 2014 Arts Program (VISAP), pp. 67-74 (Nov 2014)

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Node-link layout (left) and Node-Ring layout (right) both showing the same dense graph with twenty one nodes and two hundred and ten edges.
c52 Multilevel Focus+Context Visualization Using Balanced Multiresolution, Mahmudul Hasan, Faramarz Samavati, and Christian Jacob, International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), in association with Eurographics, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 145-152 (Oct 2014) [Received Best Paper Award]

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Multilevel focus+context visualization of a Plumeria rubra leaf with frangipani rust. Source image: 10496×3328 (Data source: S. Fraser-Smith, Wikipedia)
j33 PaisleyTrees: A Size-Invariant Tree Visualization, Katayoon Etemad, Dominikus Baur, John Brosz, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Faramarz Samavati, European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, Vol. 14, No. 1, Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), pp. 1-14 (2014)

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Comparison between a file system as PaisleyTree (left) and a popular mobile file tree browser (right).
c51 Interactive Visualization of Energy System, Haleh Alemasoom, Faramarz Samavati, John Brosz, and David Layzell, International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), in association with Eurographics, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 229-236 (Oct 2014)

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Visualization of Canadian energy system
c50 Sketch-Based Dance Choreography, Elahe Moghaddam, Javad Sadeghi, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), in association with Eurographics, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 253-260 (Oct 2014)

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The breakdown of our approach for creating a dance sequence. Each input sketch is associated with a mini-motion. By blending these mini-motions the entire sequence is synthesized.
p3 Digital Earth System Featuring Integer-Based Connectivity Mapping of Aperture-3 Hexagonal Cells, Faramarz Samavati and Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, US Patent, US 20140267261 A1, 56 pages (Sep 2014)

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Diamonds are used to index hexagons and define the hierarchy. (a,b)_r indicates the hexagon with index (a,b) at resolution r.
c49 3D Geological Modeling using Sketches and Annotations from Geologic Maps, Ronan Amorim, Emilio Vital Brazil, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, International Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), co-sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, ACM, pp. 17-25 (Aug 2014)

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Interpreting a sketched geologic map to generate a 3D geologic model. From left to right, sketched geologic map, generated 3D model, and exploded view of the model.
c48 Spirograph inspired visualization of ecological networks, Katayoon Etemad, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Faramarz Samavati, In Proceedings of the ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (CAe'14), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 81-89 (Aug 2014)

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Aesthetic visualization of ecological networks, inspired by Spirograph
c47 CINPACT-splines: A Class of C-infinity Curves with Compact Support, Adam Runions and Faramarz Samavati, Curves and Surfaces: 8th International Conference, LNCS, Springer, Paris France, pp. 384-398 (Jun 2014)

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CINPACT SPLINE
c46 Adaptive Atlas of Connectivity Maps, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri and Faramarz Samavati, Curves and Surfaces: 8th International Conference, LNCS, Springer, Paris, France, pp. 304-320 (Jun 2014)

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Adaptive Atlas of connectivity maps
j32 Hexagonal connectivity maps for Digital Earth, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Erika Harrison, and Faramarz Samavati, International Journal of Digital Earth, Vol. 8, No. 9, Taylor & Francis, pp. 750-769 (2014)

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Hexagonal connectivity maps for digital earth
j31 Optimizing line-of-sight using simplified regular terrains, Troy Alderson and Faramarz Samavati, The Visual Computer, Vol. 31, No. 4, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 407-421 (2014)

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Optimizing line-of-sight using simplified regular terrains
j30 Atlas of connectivity maps, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri and Faramarz Samavati, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 39, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 1-11 (2014)

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Application of Loop subdivision on Venus exploiting connectivity maps shown in different colors.
c45 Multidimensional Projection with Radial Basis Function and Control Points Selection, Elisa Amorim, Emilio Vital Brazil, Luis Gustavo Nonato, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), IEEE, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 209-216 (Mar 2014)

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Example of control points selection through Regularized Orthogonal Least Squares (ROLS) in a Mammals data set (20,000 instances and 47 dimensions). This data set contains four well-defined clusters, indicated by the different colors in the projection. Figures on the bottom present only the control points (150 randomly selected points on the left and 15 points selected through ROLS on the right) used to produce the projection, depicted on the top.
c44 A Pen and Paper Interface for Animation Creation, Pablo Figueroa, Julian Arcos, Diego Rodriguez, Juan Moreno, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), Short Paper, SciTePress, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 364-371 (Jan 2014)

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On the left, it is a sample 2D sketch based on our proposed interface. The arrow extending from the squirrel represents movement towards the apple. The word enclosed in the box indicates the action that the squirrel performs while moving. On the right, it shows the initial frame of the 3D-animation resulting from processing the image of 2D sketch on the left.
2013
c43 One-to-Two Digital Earth, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Faraz Bhojani, and Faramarz Samavati, Advances in Visual Computing - ISVC 2013, LNCS 8034, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Crete, Greece, pp. 681-692 (Jul 2013)

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(a) A cube. (b) The cube after applying dual 1-to-2 refinement three times. (c) The refined cube is projected to the sphere using an equal area spherical projection. (d) The spherical cube at a high resolution. (e) The resulting spherical polyhedron is textured using a blue marble image.
c42 Local fairing with local inverse, Javad Sadeghi and Faramarz Samavati, Graphics Interface (GI), Canadian Information Processing Society/ACM, Regina, SK, pp. 117-124 (May 2013)

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A sample quad mesh (on the left) and that mesh after a few applications of the local fairing operation (on the right).
c41 ACM: Atlas of Connectivity Maps for Semiregular Models, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri and Faramarz Samavati, Graphics Interface (GI), Canadian Information Processing Society/ACM, Regina, SK, pp. 99-107 (May 2013) [Received Michael A. J. Sweeney Award for Best Student Paper in the graphics track]

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The connectivity of the initial model is captured and used for all the subsequent resolutions in the Atlas of Connectivity Maps (ACM).
2012
j29 Analysis of Inverse Snyder Optimizations, Erika Harrison, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, and Faramarz Samavati, Transactions on Computational Science XVI, LNCS 7380, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 134-148 (2012)

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The distribution of required number of iterations for convergence, across the surface of a sphere (blue = 4, green = 3, and red = 2), obtained through an improved initial estimate and the elimination of iterations by full use of polynomial approximation. (a) Original, (b) polynomial degree 1, (c) polynomial degree 5, and (d) polynomial degree 8.
c40 Sketch-Based Interface for Animation for Non-Experts, Daniel Wilches, Pablo Figueroa, Agustin Conde, and Faramarz Samavati, Conferencia Latinoamericana En Informatica (CLEI), IEEE, Medellin, Columbia, pp. 1-8 (Oct 2012)

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On the left, sample scene made using the proposed sketch-based interface. On the right, one of the frames of the 3D-animation resulting from processing the scene image on the left.
c39 Connectivity Maps for Subdivision Surfaces, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), SciTePress, Rome, Italy, pp. 26-37, (Feb 2012)

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The initial cube’s connectivity map and its subdivided version. The cube's vertices are manipulated and a chess piece is obtained. The connectivity map's indices are shown beside them. (a,b)_r indicates the vertex with index (a,b) at resolution r.
c38 Designing Persian Floral Patterns using Circle Packing, Nader Hamekasi and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), Short Paper, SciTePress, Rome, Italy, pp. 135-142 (Feb 2012)

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c37 Reverse Subdivision for Optimizing Visibility Tests, Troy Alderson and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), Short Paper, SciTePress, Rome, Italy, pp. 143-150 (Feb 2012)

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Feature aware reverse Faber subdivision
j28 L-Systems in Geometric Modeling, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Mitra Shirmohammadi, and Faramarz Samavati, International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, Vol. 23, No. 1, World Scientific Publishing Company, pp. 134-148 (2012)

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2011
e1 Sketch-based Interfaces and Modeling, Joaquim Jorge and Faramarz Samavati, Springer London, ISBN 978-1-84882-811-7, 402 pages (2011)

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b3 Sketch-based Modeling and Assembling with Few Strokes, Aaron Severn, Faramarz Samavati, Joseph Cherlin, Mario Costa Sousa, and Joaquim Jorge, Sketch-based Interfaces and Modeling, Eds. Joaquim Jorge and Faramarz Samavati, Springer London, Chapter 10, pp. 255-286 (2011)

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A variety of shapes can be generated using a few strokes by solely using rotational blending surfaces.
j27 NaturaSketch: Modeling from Images and Natural Sketches, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, and Jaoquim Jorge, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 24-34 (2011) [Received IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 2011 Best Paper Award]

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c36 Optimization of Inverse Snyder Polyhedral Projection, Erika Harrison, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), in association with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, IEEE Computer Society, Banff, AB, pp. 136-143 (Oct 2011)

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(a) Initial Texture (Blue Marble, NASA). (b) Inverse Snyder. (c) 3D Icosahedron.
j26 Smooth reverse Loop and Catmull-Clark subdivision, Javad Sadeghi and Faramarz Samavati, Graphical Models, Vol. 73, No. 5, Elsevier Inc., pp. 202-217 (2011)

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Multiresolution mesh editing: (a) A mesh with 4960 faces. (b) Second decomposition level of the mesh using smooth reverse Catmull–Clark subdivision. (c) Editing operations applied to the coarse mesh. (d) The reconstructed model preserves the overall structure of the edited vertices.
c35 Interactive Modeling of Muqarnas, Nader Hamekasi, Faramarz Samavati, and Ahmad Nasri, International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (CAe), ACM, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 129-136 (Aug 2011)

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j25 Partition of unity parametrics: A framework for meta-modeling, Adam Runions and Faramarz Samavati, The Visual Computer, Vol. 27, No. 6-8, Springer-Verlag, pp. 495-505 (2011) [Received Best Student Paper Award at CGI 2011 and was selected for publication in The Visual Computer journal]

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A coarse mesh with 636 vertices (a) and corresponding PUP surface (b). In (c), several edits have been performed on the mesh. A horn and bumpy ridge along the middle of the head have been introduced by manipulating control points (silver spheres). Additionally, the heart motif has been introduced by adding control points and weight-functions to the surface. In (d) the mesh is rendered without control points.
j24 Multiresolutions numerically from subdivisions, Richard Bartels and Faramarz Samavati, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 35, No. 2., Elsevier Ltd., pp. 185-197 (2011)

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p2 Super Resolution Contextual Close-Up Visualization of Volumetric Data, Ross Mitchell, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, Torin Taerum, and Sonny Chan, US Patent, US 7893940 B2, 20 pages (Feb 2011)

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2010
c34 L-systems in Geometric Modeling, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Mitra Shirmohammadi, and Faramarz Samavati, International Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems (DCFS), EPTCS 31, ArXiv, Saskatoon, SK, pp. 3-14 (Aug 2010)

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j23 A multiresolution approach to iris synthesis, Lakin Wecker, Faramarz Samavati, and Marina Gavrilova, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 34, No. 4, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 468-478 (2010)

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c33 Sketch Based Volumetric Clouds, Marc Stiver, Andrew Baker, Adam Runions, and Faramarz Samavati, Smart Graphics - SG 2010, LNCS 6133, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Banff, AB, pp. 1-12 (Jun 2010)

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c32 Shape Defined Panoramas, John Brosz and Faramarz Samavati, Shape Modeling International Conference (SMI), IEEE Computer Society, Aix en Provence, France, pp. 57-67 (Jun 2010)

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c31 Local Constraint-Based General Surface Deformation, Richard Pusch and Faramarz Samavati, Shape Modeling International Conference (SMI), Short Paper, IEEE Computer Society, Aix en Provence, France, pp. 256-260 (Jun 2010)

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c30 Stroke Extraction and Classification for Mesh Inflation, Luke Olsen and Faramarz Samavati, Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), ACM, Annecy, France, pp. 9-16 (Jun 2010)

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c29 Image-Assisted Modeling from Sketches, Luke Olsen and Faramarz Samavati, Graphics Interface (GI), Canadian Information Processing Society/ACM, Ottawa, ON, pp. 225-232 (May-Jun 2010)

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2009
p1 Methods, Systems, and Computer Program Products for GPU-Based Point Radiation for Interactive Volume Sculpting and Segmentation, Hung-Li Chen, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, US Patent, US 20090322748 A1, 23 pages (Dec 2009)

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Key processes of our interactive volume manipulation framework: (a) user indicates a region for opening with a stroke, (b) a surface-based peeling operation is performed with user-specified depth, (c) the skull is removed and the user sketches seeds for segmentation, (d) the region grows, and (e) the grey and white matter are segmented and isolated.
j22 A Discrete Approach to Multiresolution Curves and Surfaces, Luke Olsen and Faramarz Samavati, Transactions on Computational Science VI, LNCS 5730, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 342-261 (2009)

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c28 Sketch-Based Subdivision Models, Ahmad Nasri, Wajih Karam, and Faramarz Samavati, Eurographics Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), ACM, New Orleans, LA, pp. 53-60 (Aug 2009)

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c27 Art and Nonlinear Projection, John Brosz, Sheelagh Carpendale, Faramarz Samavati, Hao Wang, and Alan Dunning, Annual Bridges Conference (Bridges 2009: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture), InType Libra Ltd, Banff, AB, pp. 105-114 (Jul 2009)

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j21 Smooth reverse subdivision, Javad Sadeghi and Faramarz Samavati, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 33, No. 3, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 217-225 (2009) [Presented at SMI 2009 and published in a special issue of the Computer & Graphics journal]

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j20 Real-time multi-band synthesis of ocean water with new iterative up-sampling technique, Ehsan Miandji, Mohammad Moghaddam, Faramarz Samavati, and Mohammad Emadi, The Visual Computer, Vol. 25, No-5, Springer-Verlag, pp. 697-705 (2009)

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j19 Sketch-based modeling: A survey, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, Mario Costa Sousa, and Joaquim A. Jorge, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 33, No. 1, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 85-103 (2009)

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2008
j18 GPU-based point radiation for interactive volume sculpting and segmentation, Hung-Li Chen, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, The Visual Computer, Vol. 24, No. 7), Springer-Verlag, pp. 689-698 (2008) [Presented at CGI 2008 and selected for publication in The Visual Computer journal]

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Key processes of our interactive volume manipulation framework: (a) user indicates a region for opening with a stroke, (b) a surface-based peeling operation is performed with user-specified depth, (c) the skull is removed and the user sketches seeds for segmentation, (d) the region grows, and (e) the grey and white matter are segmented and isolated.
c26 NURBS Fusion, Xin Liu, Marina Gavrilova, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA), IEEE Computer Society, Perugia, Italy, pp. 514-522 (Jun-Jul 2008)

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c25 A Discrete Approach to Multiresolution Curves and Surfaces, Luke Olsen and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA), IEEE Computer Society, Perugia, Italy, pp. 468-477 (Jun-Jul 2008)

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c24 Animating Persian Floral Patterns, Katayoon Etemad, Faramarz Samavati, and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (CAe), Eurographics Association, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 25-32 (Jun 2008)

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c23 A taxonomy of modeling techniques using sketch-based interfaces, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, Mario Costa Sousa, and Jaoquim Jorge, Eurographics 2008 - State of the Art Reports (STARs), Eds. Theoharis Theoharis and Philip Dutré, Eurographics Association, Crete, Greece, pp. 39-57 (Apr 2008) [Fully refereed and only 6 out of 18 submissions were accepted]

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Sketch-based deformations: (a) cutting strokes (blue) define a cutting plane along the view direction (from [WFJ05]); (b) bending a model so that the reference stroke (red) is aligned with the target stroke (blue) [IMT99]; (b) contour oversketching matches object contours (yellow) to target strokes (green) (reproduced with permission from [NSACO05]).
2007
b2 Local B-Spline Multiresolution with Examples in Iris Synthesis and Volumetric Rendering, Faramarz Samavati, Richard Bartels, and Luke Olsen, Image Pattern Recognition: Synthesis and Analysis in Biometrics, Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence 67(3), World Scientific Publishing Company, pp. 65-101 (2007)

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b1 Terrain Synthesis By-Example, John Brosz, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, Advances in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision, Eds. José Braz et al., Communications in Computer and Information Science 4, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 58-77 (2007) [Revised selected paper from GRAPP 2006]

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c22 Fast Stroke Matching by Angle Quantization, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, International Conference on Immersive Telecommunications (ImmersCom), ICST: Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Bussolengo, Verona, Italy, Gpp. 6:1-6:6 (Oct 2007)

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c21 3D Watermarking Robust to Accessible Attacks, Mahsa Eshraghi and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Immersive Telecommunications (ImmersCom), ICST: Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Bussolengo, Verona, Italy, pp. 4:1-4:6 (Oct 2007)

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j17 Capturing and Re-Using Artistic Styles with Reverse Subdivision-Based Multiresolution Methods, Meru Brunn, Mario Costa Sousa, and Faramarz Samavati, International Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 7, No. 4, World Scientific Publishing Company, pp. 593-615 (2007)

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j16 Contextual void patching for digital elevation models, Lakin Wecker, Faramarz Samavati, and Marina Gavrilova, The Visual Computer, Vol. 23, No. 9, Springer-Verlag, pp. 881-890 (2007) [Presented at CGI 2007 and selected for publication in The Visual Computer journal]

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(a) An example void. (b) Results after patching the void without feathering of the edges with void outline. (c) Results after patching the void with feathering of the edges with void outline. (d) Results after patching the void with feathering of the edges.
j15 Ribbons: A representation for point clouds, Adam Runions, Faramarz Samavati, and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, The Visual Computer, Vol. 23, No. 9, Springer-Verlag, pp. 945-954 (2007) [Presented at CGI 2007 and selected for publication in The Visual Computer journal]

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j14 Improving the sketch-based interface: Forming curves from many small strokes, Richard Pusch, Faramarz Samavati, Ahmad Nasri, Brian Wyvill, The Visual Computer, Vol. 23, No. 9, Springer-Verlag, pp. 955-962 (2007) [Presented at CGI 2007 and selected for publication in The Visual Computer journal]

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c20 Single Camera Flexible Projection, John Brosz, Faramarz Samavati, M. Sheelagh Carpendale, and Mario Costa Sousa, International Symposium on Non-photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR), in association with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, ACM, San Diego, CA, pp. 33-42 (Aug 2007)

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j13 Polygonal silhouette error correction: A reverse subdivision approach, Kevin Foster, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, and Brian Wyvill, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, Inderscience Publishers, pp. 53-70 (2007)

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j12 Incremental subdivision for triangle meshes, Hamid-Reza Pakdel and Faramarz Samavati, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Vol, 3, No. 1, Inderscience Publishers, pp. 80-92 (2007)

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c19 Purple Crayon: From Sketches to Interactive Environment, Min Xin, Ehud Sharlin, Mario Costa Sousa, Saul Greenberg, and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE), Short Paper, ACM, Salzburg, Austria, pp. 208-211 (Jun 2007)

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j11 Multiresolution for curves and surfaces based on constraining wavelets, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, and Richard Bartels, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 31, No. 3, Elsevier Ltd., pp. 449-462 (2007)

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j10 Reverse Loop Subdivision for Geometry and Textures, Faramarz Samavati, Hamid-Reza Pakdel, and Colin Smith, Iranian Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 1, Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR), Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), pp. 21-37 (2007)

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2006
j9 Some Observations on Local Least Squares, Richard Bartels, Gene Golub, and Faramarz Samavati, BIT Numerical Mathematics, Vol. 46, No. 3, Springer Netherlands, pp. 455-477 (2006)

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c18 Transformation Strokes, Aaron Severn, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), Eurographics Association, Vienna, Austria, pp. 75-81 (Sep 2006)

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c17 Sketch-based Volumetric Seeded Region Growing, Hung-Li Chen, Faramarz Samavati, Mario Costa Sousa, and Joseph Mitchell, Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), Eurographics Association, Vienna, Austria, pp. 123-130 (Sep 2006)

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c16 Modeling Plant Structures Using Concept Sketches, Fabricio Anastacio, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, and Jaoquim Jorge, International Symposium on Non-photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR), in association with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, ACM, Annecy, France, pp. 105-113 (Jun 2006)

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j8 Diagrammatic Tools for Generating Biorthogonal Multiresolutions, Faramarz Samavati and Richard Bartels, International Journal of Shape Modeling, Vol 12, No. 1, World Scientific Publishing Compoany, pp. 47-73 (2006)

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c15 Fast Intersections for Subdivision Surfaces, Aaron Severn and Faramarz Samavati, Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2006, LNCS 3980, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Glasgow, UK, pp. 91-100 (May 2006)

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c14 Real-Time Super Resolution Contextual Close-up of Clinical Volumetric Data, Torin Taerum, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, Sonny Chan, and Joseph Mitchell, Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Conference on Visualization (EUROVIS), Eurographics Association, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 347-354 (May 2006)

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c13 Terrain Synthesis By-Example, John Brosz, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), in association with Eurographics, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), Setubal, Portugal, pp. 122-133 (Feb 2006)

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2005
c12 Iris Synthesis: A Reverse Subdivision Application, Lakin Wecker, Faramarz Samavati, and Marina Gavrilova, International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and South East Asia (GRAPHITE), in associated with ACM SIGGRAPH, Short Paper, ACM, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 121-125 (Nov-Dec 2005)

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c11 Sketch-Based Mesh Augmentation, Luke Olsen, Faramarz Samavati, Mario Costa Sousa, and Joaquim Jorge, Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM), Eurographics Association, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 43-52 (Aug 2005)

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c10 Incremental Catmull-Clark Subdivision, Hamid-Reza Pakdel and Faramarz Samavati, International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM), IEEE Computer Society, Ottawa, ON, pp. 95-102 (Jun 2005)

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c9 Sketch-based Modeling with Few Strokes, Joseph Cherlin, Faramarz Samavati, Mario Costa Sousa, and Joaquim Jorge, Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG), in association with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, ACM, Budmerice, Slovakia, pp. 137-145 (May 2005) [Received Best Presentation Award]

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2004
c8 Illustrating Terrains using Direction of Slope and Lighting, Kevin Buchin, Mario Costa Sousa, Jürgen Döllner, Faramarz Samavati, and Maike Walther, Mountain Cartography Workshop, ICA Commission on Mountain Cartography, Vall de Nuria, Spain, pp. 259-269 (Sep-Oct 2004)

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c7 Local Filters of B-spline Wavelets, Faramarz Samavati and Richard Bartels, International Workshop on Biometric Technologies (BT), University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, pp. 105-110 (Jun 2004)

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c6 Depicting Shape Features with Directional Strokes and Spotlighting, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, and Meru Brunn, Computer Graphics International (CGI), IEEE Computer Society, Crete, Greece, pp. 214-221 (Jun 2004)

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c5 Incremental Adaptive Loop Subdivision, Hamid-Reza Pakdel and Faramarz Samavati, Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2004, LNCS 3045, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Assisi, Italy, pp. 237-246 (May 2004)

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c4 Reverse Subdivision Multiresolution for Polygonal Silhouette Error Correction, Kevin Foster, Mario Costa Sousa, Faramarz Samavati, and Brian Wyvill, Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2004, LNCS 3045, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Assisi, Italy, pp. 247-256 (May 2004)

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c3 Silhouette Rendering Based on Stability Measurement, John Brosz, Faramarz Samavati, and Mario Costa Sousa, Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG), in association with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, ACM, Budmerice, Slovakia, pp. 157-167 (Apr 2004)

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c2 Local Specification of Surface Subdivision Algorithms, Colin Smith, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, and Faramarz Samavati, Applications of Graph Transformations with Industrial Relevance - AGTIVE 2003, LNCS 3062, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Charlottewsville, VA, pp. 313-327 (2004) [Received Best Presentation Award]

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2003
j7 Precise Ink Drawing of 3D Models, Mario Costa Sousa, Kevin Foster, Brian Wyvill, and Faramarz Samavati, Computer Graphics Forum - Eurographics 2003, Vol. 22, No. 3, Blackwell Publishing, Inc., pp. 369-379 (2003)

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j6 L-system Description of Subdivision Curves, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Faramarz Samavati, Colin Smith, and Radoslaw Karwowski, International Journal of Shape Modeling, Vol. 9, No. 1, World Scientific Publishing Company, pp. 41-59 (2003)

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c1 Progressive Curve Representation Based on Reverse Subdivision, Faramarz Samavati, Mai Ali Nur, Richard Bartels, and Brian Wyvill, Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2003, LNCS 2667, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Montreal, QC, pp. 67-78 (May 2003)

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2002
j4 Multiresolution Surfaces having Arbitrary Topologies by a Reverse Doo Subdivision Method, Faramarz Samavati, Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri, and Richard Bartels, Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 21, No. 2, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, pp. 121-134 (2002)

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2000
j3 Reversing subdivision rules: local linear conditions and observations on inner products, Richard Bartels and Faramarz Samavati, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol 119, No. 1-2, Elsevier Science B.V., pp. 29-67 (2000)

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1999
j2 A Filtered B-spline Model of Scanned Digital Images, Faramarz Samavati and Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri, Journal of Science, Vol. 10, No. 4, University of Tehran, Iran, pp. 258-264 (1999)

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j1 Multiresolution Curve and Surface Representation: Reversing Subdivision Rules by Least-Squares Data Fitting, Faramarz Samavati and Richard Bartels, Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 18, No.2, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, pp. 97-119 (1999)

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