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Recent Advances in the Analysis of 3D Shapes

The preparation meeting is already over. If you want to participate, but couldn't come, please write an email to Thomas Windheuser . For more information see our slides of the preparation meeting.

Seminar for computer science master students (IN2107) and mathematics bachelor and master students.

The seminar will be similar to the previous seminar in summer semester 2014. For more information see here: Seminar: Recent Advances in the Analysis of 3D Shapes.


Three­dimensional data has been used for decades in computer science. Nevertheless, methods for the automatic analysis, recognition, categorization and comparison of 3D objects have become an active field of research only recently. In this seminar, we will start by reviewing the classical approaches in the literature and then proceed to investigate methods for automatic retrieval and analysis of 3D models. The course will touch upon the most recent advances in the field. Particular emphasis will be put on defining and computing similarity between shapes, when these shapes are allowed to undergo non­rigid deformations (e.g. different poses of a human model).

Random Forest Matching Point Descriptor Learning

Shape MatchingShape Descriptors


Final Report

Final reports should be written in LaTeX using the provided template: Report template.


The weekly meetings will take place on Thursday 14:00 in room 02.09.023. Each week two students will give a presentation. Depending on the number of participants, dates may change.


  • Cross-Collection Map Inference by Intrinsic Alignment of Shape Spaces
    Shapira and Ben-Chen
    Computer Graphics Forum 33(5), 2014

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