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  • CS Colloquium: Silvia Sellan (University of Toronto) - "Geometry +": A Tour of Geometry Processing Research

    Tue, Apr 25, 2023 @ 04:00 PM - 05:20 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

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    Speaker: Silvia Sellan, University of Toronto

    Talk Title: "Geometry +": A Tour of Geometry Processing Research

    Series: CS Colloquium

    Abstract: From virtual reality to 3D printing, all the way through self-driving cars and the metaverse, today's technological advances rely more and more on capturing, creating and processing three-dimensional geometry. In this talk, we will show how geometry processing can empower other areas of Computer Science to find new research questions and solutions. Specifically, we will focus on our latest progress on realtime fracture simulation for video games, an algorithmic fairness analysis of gender in the Computer Graphics literature and a quantification of the uncertainty associated with several steps of the Geometry Processing pipeline

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium

    Biography: Silvia is a fourth year Computer Science PhD student at the University of Toronto. She is advised by Alec Jacobson and working in Computer Graphics and Geometry Processing. She is a Vanier Doctoral Scholar, an Adobe Research Fellow and the winner of the 2021 University of Toronto Arts & Science Dean's Doctoral Excellence Scholarship. She has interned twice at Adobe Research and twice at the Fields Institute of Mathematics. She is also a founder and organizer of the Toronto Geometry Colloquium and a member of WiGRAPH. She is currently looking to survey potential future postdoc and faculty positions, starting Fall 2024

    Host: Oded Stein

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 124

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Melissa Ochoa

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