Computer Graphics Laboratory ETH Zurich


PhD Seminar - SS 17

Course Topics and Objectives

In this doctoral seminar, current research at the Institute for Visual Computing will be presented and discussed. The goal is to learn about current research projects at our institute, to strengthen our expertise in the field, to provide a platform where research challenges can be discussed, and also to practice scientific presentations.

Course Setup

The seminar takes place in the spring and autumn semester.


This course requires solid knowledge in the area of Computer Graphics and Computer Vision as well as state-of-the-art research.

Performance assessment

Ungraded semester performance. Presence is mandatory (75% of the seminar talks, i.e., 9 out of 12) to pass the seminar. Presence is formally controlled. Every participant has to present his/her research once a year.


Number 264-5800-06L
Organizers M. Gross, O. Sorkine, M. Pollefeys
Coordinator Vinicius Da Costa De Azevedo
Location CAB G 51, Friday, 12-13 (starting at 12:15)
ECTS Credits 1


Date Name Topic
24/02 Dr. Tobias Günter Opacity optimization and inertial particles
03/03 Dr. Cengiz Öztireli Point Processes in Computer Graphics
10/03 TBA TBA
17/03 Dr. Roi Poranne TBA
24/03 TBA TBA
31/03 Dr. Moritz Bäecher TBA
07/04 Dr. Vinicius Azevedo Power Pointing: Presentation tips and guidelines
14/04 Easter Break
21/04 Easter Break
28/04 Dr. Paulo Gotardo TBA
05/05 PhD Students Presentation
12/05 PhD Students Presentation
19/05 PhD Students Presentation
26/05 PhD Students Presentation
02/06 PhD Students Presentation