Publications

2017

Diana Arellano, Reinhold Rauh, Benjamin Krautheim, Marc Spicker, Ulrich Max Schaller, Volker Helzle, Oliver Deussen. Interactive testbed for research in autism—the SARA project. In: Universal Access in the Information Society, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2017. doi:10.1007/s10209-016-0521-9

2016

Simon Spielmann, Andreas Schuster, Kai Götz, Volker Helzle. VPET – A Toolset for Collaborative Virtual Filmmaking. Proceeding SA '16 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Technical Briefs. ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 29 , 4 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3005358.3005370

Oliver Grau, Volker Helzle, Eric Joris, Thomas Knop, Brice Michoud, Philipp Slusallek, Philippe Bekaert, Jonathan Starck. Dreamspace: a platform and tools for collaborative virtual production.  IBC 2016 Conference, 2016 page 31.

Marc Spicker, Diana Arellano, Ulrich Schaller, Reinhold Rauh, Volker Helzle, Oliver Deussen. Emotion Recognition in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Does Stylization Help? In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 97-104. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1145/2931002.2931004

Marc Zimmermann, Volker Helzle, Diana Arellano. Longing for Wilderness.  In ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 VR Village (SIGGRAPH '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 13 , 2 pages. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1145/2929490.2932423

Volker Helzle. 2016. Dreamspace am Animationsinstitut. In Digital Production 3/16 - Magazin für Digitale Medienproduktion. April 2016: 108-113.

2015

Marc Spicker, Julian Kratt, Diana Arellano, Oliver Deussen. 2015. Depth-Aware Coherent Line Drawings. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Technical Briefs (SA '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 1 , 5 pages. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2820903.2820909.

Jonas Trottnow, Kai Götz, Stefan Seibert, Simon Spielmann, Volker Helzle, Farshad Einabadi, Clemens K. H. Sielaff, Oliver Grau. 2015. Intuitive Virtual Production Tools for Set and Light Editing. CVMP 2015.

Volker Helzle.  2015. An artistic and tool-driven approach for believable digital characters. In 1st Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation, and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (FAAVSP-2015). Abstract

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle, Ulrich Max Schaller, Reinhold Rauh, Marc Spicker, Oliver Deussen. 2015. The SARA Project: An Interactive Sandbox for Research on Autism In Proceedings of the XVI International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (Interacción '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 17 , 4 pages. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2829875.2829884.

Diana Arellano, Ulrich Max Schaller, Reinhold Rauh, Volker Helzle, Marc Spicker, Oliver Deussen. 2015. On the Trail of Facial Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Chapter in Book "Intelligent Virtual Agents". Volume 9238 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, p.p. 432-441. DOI=10.1007/978-3-319-21996-7_46

Cosker, Darren, Peter Eisert, and Volker Helzle. Facial Capture and Animation in Visual Effects. In Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model, and Render Visual Reality. Ed. Marcus A. Magnor, Oliver Grau, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, and Christian Theobalt. A K Peters/CRC, 305-316. DOI: 10.1201/b18154-26

Volker Helzle, Oliver Grau, Thomas Knop. Virtual Production. In Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model, and Render Visual Reality. Ed. Marcus A. Magnor, Oliver Grau, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, and Christian Theobalt. A K Peters/CRC, 347–357. DOI: 10.1201/b18154-29

2014

Markus Rapp, Simon Spielmann. 2014. Real-time hair rendering with screen space adaptive level of detail. Poster presentation at CVMP 2014.

Jonas Trottnow, Simon Spielmann, Volker Helzle. 2014. Multicamera based automated rotoscoping & depth map estimation using patchmatch. Poster presentation at CVMP 2014.

Diana Arellano, Cristina Manresa-Yee, Volker Helzle. 2014. Let me listen to Poetry, let me see Emotions. In Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS) special issue on “Trending Breakthroughs in Human-Computer Interaction”. vol. 20, no. 7, 1006-1025.

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle, Ulrich Max Schaller, and Reinhold Rauh. 2014. Animated Faces, Abstractions and Autism. In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA). LNCS, vol. 8637, 22-25. ISBN 978-3-319-09766-4.

Yafes Sahin, Simon Spielmann and Martin Backhaus. 2014. Dark matter: a tale of virtual production.
In ACM SIGGRAPH 2014 Talks (SIGGRAPH '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 25, 1 page.

Diana Arellano, Francisco J. Perales, Javier Varona. 2014. Mood and its mapping onto Facial Expressions. In Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects: 8th International Conference, (AMDO 2014), Springer International Publishing, 31-40.

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle. 2014. The Muses of Poetry. In CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM Press, 383-386. 

Volker Helzle. 2014. Die Bedeutung von Mimik und Emotion im Animationsfilm, visuellen Effekten und Transmedia. In Transkription von Video- und Filmdaten in der Qualitativen Sozialforschung, Springer VS (Christine Moritz ed.), ISBN 978-3-658-00879-6

Diana Arellano, Javier Varona, Francisco J. Perales. Beschreibung von täglichen Ereignissen für die Kontextrepräsentation. In Transkription von Video- und Filmdaten in der Qualitativen Sozialforschung, Springer VS (Christine Moritz ed.), ISBN 978-3-658-00879-6

2013

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle. 2013. The next generation poetic experience. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Art Gallery, ACM Press.

Diana Arellano, Cristina Manresa-Yee, Volker Helzle. 2013. Automatic speech for poetry - the voice behind the experience. In Proc. Workshop “Emotion and Computing” - KI 2013, 26–33.

Michael Bußler, Simon Spielmann, Nicole Rothermel, Volker Helzle. 2013. Alternative performance capturing. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2013 Studio Talks, ACM, Press, SIGGRAPH ’13, 9:1–9:1.

Simon Spielmann, Volker Helzle, Rahul Nair. 2013. On-set depth capturing for vfx productions using time of flight. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2013 Talks, ACM Press, SIGGRAPH ’13, 13:1–13:1.

Cristina Manresa-Yee, Joan Jordi Muntaner, Diana Arellano. 2013. A motion-based interface to control environmental stimulation for children with severe to profound disabilities. In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13). ACM Press, 7-12. 

Diana Arellano, Simon Spielmann, Volker Helzle. 2013. The muses of poetry - in search of the poetic experience. In Proc. Symposium on Artifcial Intelligence and Poetry - AISB 2013, 6–10.

Diana Arellano, Javier Varona, Volker Helzle. 2013. Ontologies for Authoring, or Authoring Ontologies? In Proc. ICAART 2013, SciTePress, 364-369.

Volker Helzle. 2013. Forschung an der Filmakademie. In Digital Production 01:13 - Magazin für Digitale Medienproduktion. January 2013: 136-141.

2012

Siegfried Tesche. Die Verwandlung. In Technologie Review - Das Magazin für Innovation. 21 November 2012. (Review about novel alternative Motion Capture Developments).

Performance Capture: Leichter zum Gollum werden. In heise online. 28 November 2012. (Review about novel alternative Motion Capture Developments).

2011

Volker Helzle, Simon Spielmann, Nils Zweiling. 2011. Emote, a new way of creating animated messages for web enabled devices. In Proceedings of CVMP 2011.

2010

Clemens Sielaff. 2010. EmoCoW - An Interface for Real-Time Facial Animation. In Siggraph ASIA 2010 Technical Sketch, ACM Press.

2004

Helzle, V., Biehn, C., Schlomer, T., Linner, F.: Adaptable Setup for Performance
Driven Facial Animation
. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2004 Sketches, p. 54, ACM New York.

 

Presentations

2015

Diana Arellano. SARA – Stylized Animations for Research on Autism. Animation Studies Summer School. September 16-18, 2015. Tübingen, Germany.

Diana Arellano. Real-time Stylized Animations And Its Use In Autism Research. Games 4 Change Europe (G4CE) festival. June 15-16, 2015. Paris, France.

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle, Ulrich Max Schaller, Reinhold Rauh, Marc Spicker, Oliver Deussen. When Might Less be More? FMX 2015. May 5-8, 2015. Stuttgart, Germany.

2014

Diana Arellano, Volker Helzle, Ulrich Max Schaller, Reinhold Rauh, Marc Spicker, Oliver Deussen. Stylized Animations for Research on Autism – The SARA Project. 2nd international conference on Innovative Technologies (IT) for Autism (ASD) - ITASD 2014. October 3-4 , 2014. Paris, France.

Ulrich Schaller's Presentation:

2013

Heiko Volz, Volker Helzle.  Äffle & Pferdle - vom Pausenfüller zum Medienstar. Dragon Days Fantastikfestival, Literaturhaus Stuttgart, July 14, 2013.

Diana Arellano, Simon Spielmann, Michael Bußler, Volker Helzle. The Muses of Poetry Installation at the Forum/Marketplace, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart,  April 23-26, 2013.

Michael Bußler, Daniel Kondermann, Rahul Nair, Simon Spielmann. Science Meets Art - Joint Research on Creating Tools for the Stereo/post-Processing Pipeline. FMX Conference, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, April 23-26, 2013.

Diana Arellano und Simon Spielmann. Forschung & Entwicklung am Institut für Animation der Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. Stuttgart Media University,  April 5, 2013.

2012

Diana Arellano. R&D at the Filmakademie, TD studies and FMX 2013. Artificial Intelligence Group, University of Bielefeld. December 5, 2012.

Press

 

03.2015

The LKZ (Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung) and the EPD (Evangelische Pressedienst) have published two articles from Wenke Böhm about our project SARA (Stylized Animations for Research in Autism).

Article in Pressespiegel EPD (.pdf)

Article in Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung (.pdf)