News in 2012


December 28, 2012
We had the 2012 Year-end CGV Lab Workshop at KI Buliding, KAIST.

December 27, 2012
Prof. Tae-Jeong Jang (Kangwon National University, Korea) and his students visited our lab. They gave a demonstration about the portable haptic workbench to us.

December 16, 2012
Prof. Nassir Navab (Technical University of Munich, Germany) visited our lab. We presented our works with the demonstrations and the discussion. Also we had a nice dinner at Yetteo Traditional Museum.

December 14, 2012
We attended 2012 International Workshop on IT Convergence for Human Wellness held in KAIST, Korea. Prof. Park chaired 'Keynote 2 - Patient and Process Specific Imaging and Visualization for computer assisted interventions' session.

December 7, 2012
Prof. Park, Kimin, and Seokyeol attended the 6th Korea Haptics Community (KHC) Workshop held in Daejeon Convention Center, Korea. Kimin and Seokyeol gave a presentation titled "VR-based simulators in medical and industrial fields: dental treatment, rehabilitation, and teleoperation" (authors: Kimin Kim, Seokyeol Kim, and Jinah Park).

December 5, 2012
Prof. Fazhi He (Wuhan University, China) and his students visited our lab. We gave demonstrations about our research topics and discussed about them.

November 28 ~ December 1, 2012
Prof. Park and Joong-youn attended SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 held at Singapore EXPO, Singapore.

November 23~24, 2012
Prof. Park and Geonhwa attended the 39th KIISE Fall Conference (한국정보과학회 제39회 추계학술발표회) held in Chungnam National University, Korea. Geonhwa presented a poster titled "3D Interactive Visualization Method with Confirmation and Prediction of the Object Shape for Assistance of Manual Image Segmentation (수동 영상 분할 도움을 위한 상호작용적 대상 객체 확인 및 형태 예측 3차원 시각화 기법)", authored by Geonhwa Jeong, Jaeil Kim, Taeho Kim, and Jinah Park. Also he won a Best Paper Award from KIISE. Congratulations!

November 16~17, 2012
We attended International Forum on Medical Imaging in Asia (IFMIA) 2012 held in KAIST, Korea. Taeho presented a paper titled "An intuitive interaction method for handling intra-articular bone structures in 3D space for fracture surgery planning" (authors: Taeho Kim and Jinah Park), and Hojin presented a paper titled "An interactive region-annotation method for specifying and assessing anatomical regions on 3D human organ models" (authors: Hojin Ryoo, Jaeil Kim, and Jinah Park). Also Prof. Park chaired Computer Aided Diagnosis session.

November 15~16, 2012
Seokyeol and Taeho attended to the Next Generation Computing R&D Exhibition 2012 (2012 차세대컴퓨팅 R&D 전시회 및 컨퍼런스) held in COEX, Seoul, Korea. They gave a demonstration about the 3D object manipulation and the 3D graphical user interface using the spatial input devices.

November 7, 2012
Prof. Park was invited to the First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum (첫수 융합포럼). She give a talk titled "Study on interaction-induced symptoms with respect to virtual grasping and manipulation".

November 6, 2012
We visited KIOST(Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology), Daejeon, Korea. Sekil gave a demonstration about the shiphandling simulator system.

November 2012
The paper tiled "Visualizing Marine Environmental Changes to the Saemangeum Coast" by Jinah Kim and Jinah Park was published in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 6, November/December 2012.

October 25, 2012
Prof. Park and Kimin Kim participated ‘Workshop for Medical Devices – Trabecular bone change after implantation of dental & orthopedic implant’, which was held in Ajou University Hospital.

October 24, 2012
We have organized KAIST Interdisciplinary Workshop on Medical Applications. Approximately 40 people from 6 departments have participated. 

October 1~7, 2012
Jaeil Kim and Hojin Ryoo attened MICCAI 2012 held in Nice, France.

September 25, 2012
Prof. Park was invited to give a talk at Visual Computing & Virtual Reality Lab in Ewha Womans University.

September 10, 2012
Kimin and Seokyeol won an outstanding TA award for 2012 spring semester. Congratulations!

September 7, 2012
Our alumnus Prof. Sang-Youn Kim and Prof. Park won a Best Paper Award from the 4th SPENALO International Symposium on Marine and Medical Robotics (SIS 2012). Congratulations! 

August 26~31, 2012
Soonchan attended APCHI 2012 held in Matsue, Japan. He presented a paper titled "Select Ahead: Efficient Object Selection Technique Using the Tendency of Recent Cursor Movements", authored by Soonchan Park, Seokyeol Kim, and Jinah Park.

August 2012
Soonchan received M.S. Congratulations! 

July 6~7, 2012
Jaeil, Taeho, and Hojin attended KSIIM Joint Workshop 2012 (2012년도 의학영상 및 의료로봇분야 공동학술대회) held in Seoul, Korea. Jaeil gave a tutorial titled "Medical Image Segmentation and Registration using ITK". Also he presented a paper titled "라플라시안 변형 기법 기반 인체 장기 형태 모델링", authored by Jaeil Kim and Jinah Park.

June 29, 2012
The 29th CGV Seminar Series was held by Prof. Younbyoung Chae (Kyung Hee University). He gave a talk titled "Visualization of Meridian Map & Haptic Simulation for Acupuncture".

June 28, 2012
Kimin and Prof. Park won a distinguished paper award from KIISE for a paper titled "A Collision Model for Real-time Simulation of Tooth Preparation (실시간 치아 형성 시뮬레이션을 위한 충돌 모델)", authored by Kimin Kim, Jaihyun Kim, and Jinah Park. Congratulations! 

June 25~27, 2012
We attended KCGS 2012 (한국컴퓨터그래픽스학회 2012 학술대회) held in Phoenix Island, Jeju, Korea. Soonchan presented a paper titled "A Comparison Study on 3D Object Selection Techniques of Virtual Hand Metaphor (가상 손 환경 기반 3차원 객체 선택 기법 비교분석 연구)", authored by Soonchan Park, Seokyeol Kim, and Jinah Park. Also Hojin presented a poster titled "Extracting Texture Features of Different Fracture Types for Improving Rib Fracture Detection (늑골 골절 검출 향상을 위한 골절 종류에 따른 텍스처 특징 추출)", authored by Hojin Ryoo, Jaeil Kim, and Jinah Park. 

June 23~25, 2012
We had a 2012 CGV Summer Workshop at Uksae-oreum, Jeju, Korea.

June 14, 2012
Jaeil and Taeho attended The 8th International Conference of ISSiS (International Society for Simulation Surgery) held in Seoul, Korea. Taeho presented his work titled "Orthopedic Surgery Planning Simulator for Intra-articular Fracture", authored by Taeho Kim, Jaeil Kim, and Jinah Park.

June 12~15, 2012
Prof. Park and Kimin attended EuroHaptics 2012 held in Tampere, Finland. Kimin gave a demonstration titled "A Dental Simulator for Training of Prevalent Interventions: Tooth Restoration and Ultrasonic Scaling" (authors: Kimin Kim, Jaehyun Cho, Jaihyun Kim, and Jinah Park). Also they won a Best Demo Award of EuroHaptics 2012. Congratulations!

June 8, 2012
The 28th CGV Seminar Series was held by Mr. Alexander Seitel (German Cancer Research Center). He gave a presentation titled "Medical Image Processing at DKFZ - Overview and Navigation Applications".

June 5, 2012
The 27th CGV Seminar Series was held by Dr. Burkhard Wuensche (The University of Auckland). He gave a talk titled "3D Worlds for Everyone! - New Technologies for 3D Content Creation". 

May 21, 2012
Prof. Park was invited to give a seminar at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University. She give a talk titled "Computer Haptics and its Applications (컴퓨터 햅틱 기술과 이의 응용)". 

May 12, 2012
We celebrated homecoming with our alumni.

May 11, 2012
Jaehyun attended CASA 2012 held in Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore. He presented a paper titled "A Mode Selection Method for Adaptive Deformation with Reduced Deformable Models", authored by Jaehyun Cho and Jinah Park.

May 9, 2012
The 26th CGV Seminar Series was held by Mr. Nohun Park (Starcell Inc.) and Mr. Junard Lee (Nvidia). Mr. Park gave a talk titled "CUDA and Parallel Computing", and Mr. Lee  gave a talk titled "Heterogeneous Computing - Science with GPU Computing".

May 3, 2012
The 25th CGV Seminar Series was held by Prof. Kwangsu Cho (Sungkyunkwan University). He gave a presentation titled "Applied Haptics and Multisensory UX (햅틱스와 다중감각 UX)". 

April 23 ~ 29, 2012
Dr. Maria del Carmen Valdes Hernandez (The University of Edinburgh) visited our lab as a visiting researcher.

April 17, 2012
The 24th CGV Seminar Series was held by Dr. Min-Seok Kim (Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science). He gave a presentation titled "Tactile sensors and their applications (촉각 센서와 응용 기술)".

April 2012
Seonggyu and Hojin joined CGV Lab. Welcome!

February 24, 2012
Jaehyun and Mihee received M.S. Congratulations!

February 6, 2012
Soonchan won an outstanding TA award for 2011 fall semester. Congratulations!

January 18, 2012
Prof. Tae-Jeong Jang (Kangwon National University, Korea) visited our lab. We gave a demonstration with our research interests and discussed about them.

January 14~15, 2012
We had the 2012 CGV Lab Workshop at Bitsogum House, Gongju, Korea.

January 11~13, 2012
Seokyeol, Soonchan, and Taeho attended HCI Korea 2012 held in Alpensia Resort, Korea. Seokyeol presented a paper titled "Intuitive Depth-of-field Postprocessing Technique based on Joint Bilateral Filter (Joint Bilateral Filter 기반의 직관적 피사계 심도 후처리 기법)", authored by Seokyeol Kim and Jinah Park. Also Soonchan presented a paper titled " Select Ahead : Interaction Technique to Improve Efficiency of Object Selection in Virtual Environment with 3D Cursor (Select Ahead : 3D 커서를 사용한 가상환경에서 객체 선택의 효율성 향상을 위한 상호작용 기법)", authored by Soonchan Park, Jaeil Kim, and Jinah Park.