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Torsten Möller

http://www.cs.sfu.ca/people/Faculty/Profile/torsten.html

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Board of Advisors, Centre For Scientific Computing
Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science
Co-Director, Usability, and VIsualization GRUVI = GRaphics
IHRE
Director, Scientific Computing & Imaging Research Facility

BSc Humboldt Universit
MSc Ohio State University 1993
PhD Ohio State University 1999

 
Office
TASC-1 8021

Phone
Office
778-782-3774

 

Research Interests

Möllers research interests include the fields of Scientific Visualization and Computer Graphics, especially the mathematical foundations of visualization and graphics. He is particularly interested in intuitive and accurate visualization of large time-varying data, such as are common in medical imaging and computational simulation.

Research Projects

Differential Visualization of Large-Scale Time-Varying 3D Volumetric Data
Analysis and Visualization of Time Varying Medical Image Data
VIVARIUM

Selected Publications

Transfer Functions on a Logarithmic Scale for Volume Rendering
2004
Simeon Potts, Torsten Möller, "Transfer Functions on a Logarithmic Scale for Volume Rendering", Graphics Interface 2004, pp. 57-63, London, May 2004.


January 1, 2003
Hamish Carr, Thomas Theußl, Torsten Möller, "Isosurfaces on Optimal Regular Samples", Joint EUROGRAPHICS - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym 2003), pp. 39-48, Grenoble, May 2003.


January 1, 2003
Gordon Kindlmann, Ross Whitaker, Tolga Tasdizen, Torsten Möller, "Curvature-Based Transfer Functions for Direct Volume Rendering: Methods and Applications",Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2003 (Vis03), pp. 513-520, Seattle, October 2003.

Rapid Emission Tomography Reconstruction
January 1, 2003
Ken Chidlow, Torsten Möller, "Rapid Emission Tomography Reconstruction", Workshop on Volume Graphics 2003 (VG03), Tokio, July 2003.


January 1, 2003
Markus Hadwiger, Helwig Hauser, Torsten Möller,"Quality Issues of Hardware-Accelerated High-Quality Filtering on PC Graphics Hardware", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2003, WSCG'2003, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic, February 2003.


January 1, 2002
Hamish Carr, Thomas Theußl, Torsten Möller, "Modified Marching Octahedra for Optimal Regular Meshes", Conference Abstracts and Applications of SIGGRAPH 2002, pp. 219, San Antonio, US, July 2002.


January 1, 2002
Steven L. Kilthau, Mark S. Drew, and Torsten Mˆller, "Full Search Content Independent Block Matching based on the Fast Fourier Transform" , Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, September 2002.

Proceedings of Tenth Symposium on haptic interfaces for virtual environment and teleoperator systems
January 1, 2002
Kirkpatrick, A. E., & Douglas, S. A. (2002). Application-based evaluation of haptic interfaces. In Proceedings of Tenth Symposium on haptic interfaces for virtual environment and teleoperator systems, pp. 32-39. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society.

Scatter Segmentation in Dynamic SPECT Images usign Principal Component Analysis
January 1, 2003
Klaus D. Toennies, Anna Celler, Stephan Blinder, Torsten Möller, Ronald Harrop, "Scatter Segmentation in Dynamic SPECT Images usign Principal Component Analysis", Proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging. in press, San Diego, February 2003.

Combining 2D and 3D Views for Orientation and Relative Position Tasks
2004
Melanie Tory, Torsten Möller, M. Stella Atkins, and Arthur E. Kirkpatrick, "Combining 2D and 3D Views for Orientation and Relative Position Tasks", CHI 2004, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI Letters, 6(1), April 2004.


January 1, 2003
Soleil Lapierre, Alireza Entezari and Torsten Möller, "Practicalities of Fourier-Domain Fluid Simulation", Tech Report, Simon Fraser University, Canada, May 2003. ftp://fas.sfu.ca/pub/cs/TR/2003/CMPT2003-11.pdf.

Visualizing Time-Varying Data from MRI and Dynamic SPECT
2001
Melanie Tory, Niklas Rˆber, Torsten Mˆller, Anna Celler, \"Visualizing Time-Varying Data from MRI and Dynamic SPECT\", (poster abstract) Graphics Interface 2001, June 2001.

4D Space-Time Techniques: A Medical Imaging Case Study
2001
Melanie Tory, Niklas Rˆber, Torsten Mˆller, Anna Celler, M. Stella Atkins, \"4D Space-Time Techniques: A Medical Imaging Case Study\", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2001, pp. 473-476, October 2001.

Interactive Spectral Volume Rendering
October 1, 2002
Steven Bergner, Torsten Möller, Mark S. Drew, Graham D. Finlayson. Interactive Spectral Volume Rendering, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2002, p. 101-108, October 2002.

4D Space-Time Techniques: A Medical Imaging Case Study
January 1, 2001
Melanie Tory, Niklas Rˆber, Torsten Mˆller, Anna Celler, M. Stella Atkins, "4D Space-Time Techniques: A Medical Imaging Case Study", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2001, pp. 473-476, October 2001.

Visualization of Time-Varying MRI Data for MS Lesion Analysis
January 1, 2001
Melanie Tory, Torsten Mˆller, M. Stella Atkins, "Visualization of Time-Varying MRI Data for MS Lesion Analysis", Proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging. p. 4319: in press, San Diego, February 2001.

Shading For Fourier Volume Rendering
2002
Alireza Entezari, Randy Scoggins, Torsten Mˆller, Raghu Machiraju,\"Shading For Fourier Volume Rendering\", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2002, October 2002.

A Model-Based Visualization Taxonomy
2002
Melanie Tory and Torsten Mˆller, ìA Model-Based Visualization Taxonomyî, SFU-CMPT-TR2002-06, Computing Science Dept., Simon Fraser University, 2002.


January 1, 2003
Ken Chidlow, Torsten Mˆller, \"Graphics Hardware Accelerated Emission Tomography Reconstruction\", Workshop on Volume Graphics 2003 (VG03).


January 1, 2003
Hamish Carr, Thomas Theu?l, Torsten Mˆller, \"Isosurfaces on Optimal Regular Samples\", Joint EUROGRAPHICS - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym 2003).

Human Factors In Visualization Research
2004
Melanie Tory, Torsten Mˆller, "Human Factors In Visualization Research", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 72-84, Jan./Feb. 2004.


January 1, 2001
Steven Kilthau, Torsten Mˆller, \\\"Splatting Optimizations\\\", Technical Report, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, (SFU-CMPT-04/01-TR2001-02), April 2001.

A Parallel Coordinates Style Interface for Exploratory Volume Visualization
January 1, 2005
M. Tory, S. Potts, and T. Möller, "A Parallel Coordinates Style Interface for Exploratory Volume Visualization" , IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 11(1), pp. 71-80, January 2005.


January 1, 2001
Thomas Theussl, Torsten Mˆller, Eduard Grˆller, \"Optimal Regular Volume Sampling\", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2001, pp. 91-98, October 2001.


January 1, 2001
Hamish Carr, Torsten Mˆller, Jack Snoeyink, \"Simplicial Subdivisions and Sampling Artifacts\", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2001, pp. 99-108, October 2001.


January 1, 2001
Jeff Orchard, Torsten Mˆller, \"Accelerated Splatting Using a 3D Adjacency Data Structure\", Graphics Interface 2001, pp. 191--200, Ottawa, June 2001.


January 1, 2003
Markus Hadwiger, Helwig Hauser, Torsten Mˆller, \"Quality Issues of Hardware-Accelerated High-Quality Filtering on PC Graphics Hardware\", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2003, WSCG\'2003, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic, February 2003.


January 1, 2002
Steven L. Kilthau, Mark S. Drew, Torsten Mˆller, "Full Search Content Independent Block Matching based on the Fast Fourier Transform", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 669-672, September 2002.


January 1, 2002
Steven L. Kilthau, Mark S. Drew, Torsten Mˆller,\"Full Search Content Independent Block Matching based on the Fast Fourier Transform\", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 669-672, September 2002.


January 1, 1999
K. Mueller, T. Mˆller, and R. Crawfis, \"Splatting without the blur\", Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Visualization 1999, pp. 363-371, October 1999.

4-D space-time techniques
October 1, 2001
Melanie Tory, Niklas Roeber, Torsten Moller, Anna Celler, and M.S. Atkins.
4-D space-time techniques: A medical imaging case study.
IEEE Visualisation 01, pages 473-476, Oct. 2001.

Accelerated Splatting using a 3D Adjacency Data Structure
June 1, 2001
J.J. Orchard and T. Moller.
Accelerated Splatting using a 3D Adjacency Data Structure.
Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2001, pages 191-200, June 2001

Visualization of time-varying MRI data for MS lesion analysis
February 1, 2001
Melanie Tory, Torsten Moller, and M.S. Atkins.
Visualization of time-varying MRI data for MS lesion analysis.
Proceedings of SPIE-Medical Imaging 2001, (4319): 590-598, Feb 2001.

Linear and Cubic Box Splines for the Body Centered Cubic Lattice
2004
Alireza Entezari, Ramsay Dyer, Torsten Möller, "Linear and Cubic Box Splines for the Body Centered Cubic Lattice", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2004 (Vis04), pp. 11-18, Austin, TX, October 2004.

Linear and Cubic Box Splines for the Body Centered Cubic Lattice
2004

Subsampling Matrices for Wavelet Decompositions on Body Centered Cubic Lattices
2004
Alireza Entezari, Torsten Möller, Jacques Vaisey, "Subsampling Matrices for Wavelet Decompositions on Body Centered Cubic Lattices", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 11, No. 9, September 2004.

Voxelization in Common Sampling Lattices
2003
Haris Widjaya, Torsten Möller, Alireza Entezari, "Voxelization in Common Sampling Lattices", Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2003 (PG03), pp. 497-501, Canmore, Alberta, October 2003

Rethinking Visualization: A High-Level Taxonomy
2004
Melanie Tory and Torsten Möller, "Rethinking Visualization: A High-Level Taxonomy", IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2004, pp. 151-158, Oct. 2004.

Human Factors In Visualization Research
2004
Melanie Tory, Torsten Möller, "Human Factors In Visualization Research", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, TVCG 10(1): 72-84, January 2004

Using the Physically-based Rendering Toolkit for Medical Reconstruction
October 1, 2005
S. Bergner, E. Dagenais, T. Möller and A. Celler, "Using the Physically-based Rendering Toolkit for Medical Reconstruction", 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Puerto Rico, October 2005.

Point Lattices in Computer Graphics and Visualization
October 1, 2005
A. Entezari, J. Morey, K. Mueller, V. Ostromoukhov, D. Van De Ville and T. Möller, "Point Lattices in Computer Graphics and Visualization", Tutorial presented at IEEE Visualization 2005 (Vis05), Minneapolis, MN, October 2005.

Vis Viewpoints: Evaluating Visualizations: Do Expert Reviews Work?
September 1, 2005
M. Tory, T. Möller, "Vis Viewpoints: Evaluating Visualizations: Do Expert Reviews Work?", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, to appear, in the Sept/Oct 2005 issue.

Visualization of Time-Varying Volumetric Data using Differential Time-Histogram Table
June 1, 2005
H. Younesy, T. Möller and H. Carr, "Visualization of Time-Varying Volumetric Data using Differential Time-Histogram Table", Workshop on Volume Graphics 2005 (VG05), pp. 21-29, Stony Brook, NY, June 2005.

High-Quality Volume Rendering with Resampling in the Frequency Domain
June 1, 2005
M. Artner, T. Möller, I. Viola and E. Gröller, "High-Quality Volume Rendering with Resampling in the Frequency Domain", Proceedings of Eurographics/IEEE-VGTC Symposium on Visualization 2005 (EuroVis 2005), pp. 85-92, Leeds, UK, June 2005.

A Practical Approach to Spectral Volume Rendering
March 1, 2005
S. Bergner, T. Möller, M. K. Tory and M. Drew, "A Practical Approach to Spectral Volume Rendering", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, TVCG 11(2): 207-216, March 2005.

Improving the Quality of Multi-resolution Volume Rendering
May 1, 2006
H. Younesy, T. Möller, H. Carr, "Improving the Quality of Multi-resolution Volume Rendering", to appear in the Proceedings of Eurographics/IEEE-VGTC Symposium on Visualization 2006 (EuroVis 2006), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2006.

Artifacts Caused by Simplicial Subdivision
May 1, 2006
H. Carr, T. Möller and J. Snoeyink, "Artifacts Caused by Simplicial Subdivision", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, TVCG 12(2): 231-242, March 2006.

Visualization Task Performance with 2D, 3D, and Combination Displays
January 1, 2006
M. Tory, A. E. Kirkpatrick, M. S. Atkins and T. Möller, "Visualization Task Performance with 2D, 3D, and Combination Displays", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, TVCG 12(1): 2-13, January 2006.

Extensions of the Zwart-Powell Box Spline for Volumetric Data Reconstruction on the Cartesian Lattice
September 1, 2006
Alireza Entezari, Torsten Möller, "Extensions of the Zwart-Powell Box Spline for Volumetric Data Reconstruction on the Cartesian Lattice", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2006), vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1337--1344, Sep.-Oct. 2006

Surface sampling and the intrinsic Voronoi diagram
2008
Ramsay Dyer, Hao Zhang, and Torsten Moeller, "Surface sampling and the intrinsic Voronoi diagram," Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue of Symposium of Geometry Processing 2008), Volume 27, Number 5, pp. 1393-1402, 2008.

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