Publications


Conference and Journal Papers


ISMAR 2016 - Full paper

Leveraging the User's Face for Absolute Scale Estimation in Handheld Monocular SLAM

Knorr, S., and Kurz, D.
Leveraging the User's Face for Absolute Scale Estimation in Handheld Monocular SLAM
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2016), pp. 11-17, Merida, Mexico, 2016.


ISMAR 2014 - Long paper

Thermal Touch: Thermography-Enabled Everywhere Touch Interfaces for Mobile Augmented Reality Applications

Kurz, D.
Thermal Touch: Thermography-Enabled Everywhere Touch Interfaces for Mobile Augmented Reality Applications
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2014), pp. 9-16, Munich, Germany, 2014.


ISMAR 2014 - Long paper

Real-Time Illumination Estimation from Faces for Coherent Rendering

Knorr, S., and Kurz, D.
Real-Time Illumination Estimation from Faces for Coherent Rendering
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2014), pp. 113-122, Munich, Germany, 2014. (Best Long Paper Award Nominee)


ISMAR 2014 - Poster

Towards Mobile Augmented Reality for the Elderly

Kurz, D., Fedosov, A., Diewald, S., Güttler, J., Geilhof B., and Heuberger M.
Towards Mobile Augmented Reality for the Elderly
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2014), pp. 275-276, Munich, Germany, 2014.


ISMAR 2014 - Poster

Smartwatch-Aided Handheld Augmented Reality

Stanimirovic, D., and Kurz, D.
Smartwatch-Aided Handheld Augmented Reality
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2014), pp. 307-308, Munich, Germany, 2014.


ISMAR 2014 - Poster

A Mobile Augmented Reality System to Assist Auto Mechanics

Stanimirovic, D., Damasky, N., Webel, S., Koriath, D., Spillner, A., and Kurz, D.
A Mobile Augmented Reality System to Assist Auto Mechanics
In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2014), pp. 305-306, Munich, Germany, 2014.


VISAPP 2014 - Full paper

Absolute Spatial Context-Aware Visual Feature Descriptors for Outdoor Handheld Camera Localization

Kurz, D., Meier, P., Plopski, A., and Klinker G.
Absolute Spatial Context-Aware Visual Feature Descriptors for Outdoor Handheld Camera Localization
In Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), pp. 56-67, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.


ISMAR 2013 - Poster

An Outdoor Ground Truth Evaluation Dataset for Sensor-Aided Visual Handheld Camera Localization

Kurz, D., Meier, P., Plopski, A., and Klinker G.
An Outdoor Ground Truth Evaluation Dataset for Sensor-Aided Visual Handheld Camera Localization
In Proc. IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2013), pp. 263-264, Adelaide, Australia, 2013. (Best Poster Award)


ISMAR 2012 - Full paper

Representative Feature Descriptor Sets for Robust Handheld Camera Localization

Kurz, D., Olszamowski, T., and BenHimane S.
Representative Feature Descriptor Sets for Robust Handheld Camera Localization
In Proc. IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2012), pp. 65-70, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2012.


Computers & Graphics - Journal paper

Handheld Augmented Reality involving gravity measurements

Kurz, D., and BenHimane S.
Handheld Augmented Reality involving gravity measurements
In Computers & Graphics, Special Section on Augmented Reality, pp. 866–883, November 2012 (Volume 36, Issue 7).


ISMAR 2011 - Full paper

Gravity-Aware Handheld Augmented Reality

Kurz, D., and BenHimane S.
Gravity-Aware Handheld Augmented Reality
In Proc. IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2011), pp. 111-120, Basel, Switzerland, 2011. (Best Paper Award Nominee)


ISMAR 2011 - TrakMark workshop paper

Benchmarking Inertial Sensor-Aided Localization and Tracking Methods

Kurz, D., Lieberknecht, S., and BenHimane S.
Benchmarking Inertial Sensor-Aided Localization and Tracking Methods
In The 2nd International Workshop on AR/MR Registration, Tracking and Benchmarking (TrakMark2011), Basel, Switzerland, 2011.


CVPR 2011 - Full paper

Inertial sensor-aligned visual feature descriptors

Kurz, D., and BenHimane S.
Inertial sensor-aligned visual feature descriptors
In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR2011), pp. 161-166, Colorado Springs, USA, 2011.


TVCG - Journal paper

Closed-Loop Feedback Illumination for Optical Inverse Tone-Mapping in Light Microscopy

Bimber, O., Klöck, D., Amano, T., Grundhöfer, A., and Kurz, D.
Closed-Loop Feedback Illumination for Optical Inverse Tone-Mapping in Light Microscopy
In IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics,, pp. 857-870, June 2011 (Volume 17, Issue 6).


IEEE CVCG 2010 - Workshop paper

Fast and Robust CAMShift Tracking

Exner, D., Bruns, E., Kurz, D., Grundhöfer, A., and Bimber, O.
Fast and Robust CAMShift Tracking
In Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision for Computer Games (IEEE CVCG), San Francisco, USA, 2010.


CGI 2010 - Full paper

Color Invariant Chroma Keying and Color Spill Neutralization for Dynamic Scenes and Cameras

Grundhöfer, A., Kurz, D., Thiele, S., and Bimber, O.
Color Invariant Chroma Keying and Color Spill Neutralization for Dynamic Scenes and Cameras
In The Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics, Proc. CGI 2010, Singapore, 2010.


SIGGRAPH 2009 - Talk

Projected Light Microscopy

Bimber, O., Amano, T., Grundhöfer, A., Kurz, D., Klöck, D., Thiele, S., and Häntsch, F.
Projected Light Microscopy
ACM Siggraph 2009 (Talk), New Orleans, USA, 2009.


VRST 2008 - Short paper

Mutual Occlusions on Table-top Displays in Mixed Reality Applications

Kurz, D., Kiyokawa, K., and Takemura, H.
Mutual Occlusions on Table-top Displays in Mixed Reality Applications
In Proc. ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST2008), pp.227-230, Bordeaux, France, 2008.


Eurographics 2008 - Short paper

Improving Interaction Performance for Ray Tracing

Kurz, D., Lux, C., Springer, J., and Fröhlich, B.
Improving Interaction Performance for Ray Tracing
In Eurographics'08, Annex to the Conference Proceedings, Short Papers, pp. 283-286, Crete, Greece, 2008.


ISMAR 2007 - Full paper

Laser-Pointer Tracking in Projector-Augmented Architectural Environments

Kurz, D., Häntsch, F., Grosse, M., Schiewe, A., and Bimber, O.
Laser-Pointer Tracking in Projector-Augmented Architectural Environments
In Proc. IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR2007), pp. 19-26, Nara, Japan, 2007.


Theses


Doctoral Thesis

Doctoral Thesis

Kurz, D.
Sensor-Aided Visual Camera Localization and Tracking for Handheld Augmented Reality
Technische Universität München, Computer Science

Jury: Univ.-Prof. Gudrun Johanna Klinker, Ph.D., Prof. Tom Drummond, Ph.D.

Submitted: 2014-04-30
Defended: 2014-09-09


Master Thesis

Master Thesis

Kurz, D.
Streulichtreduktion durch optimierte Beleuchtungsmuster in der Mikroskopie
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Media Systems Science

Jury: Prof. Dr. Oliver Bimber, Prof. Dr. Charles A. Wüthrich

Submitted: 2009-12-04
Defended: 2010-01-07


Bachelor Thesis

Bachelor Thesis

Kurz, D.
Laserpointer Tracking in realen Umgebungen
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Media Systems Science

Jury: Prof. Dr. Oliver Bimber, Prof. Dr. Tom Gross

Submitted: 2006-11-13
Defended: 2006-11-20


Patents


Granted Patents



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