Salento AVR 2016



Wednesday 15th June
8,30 – 10,30 Registration
10,30 – 11,30 Tutorial 1- Stereoscopic 3D Visualization to Enhance Presence and Teleoperation
Salvatore Livatino, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
11,30 – 12,00 Coffee break
12,00 – 13,00 Tutorial 2 – 3D Imaging, Modelling and Fruition in Cultural Heritage
Adriana Bandiera, University of Salento, Italy
14,30 – 15,00 Opening ceremony
15,00 – 16,00 Keynote Speaker –  STEFANO BALDASSI, Meta Company, CA – USA
From science to production: researching Augmented Reality while we build it
16,00 – 16,15 Coffee break
16, 15 – 17,45 Session 1 – Virtual Reality
Thursday 16th June
9,00 – 10,00 Keynote Speaker –  LEO JOSKOWICZ, University of Jerusalem, Israel
Digital Models from Medical Images: from the Lab to the Clinic
10,00 – 11,00 Session 2: Virtual Reality
11,00 – 11,30 Coffee break
11,30 – 12,45 Session 3 – Applications of VR/AR in Medicine
14,30 – 15,30 Keynote Speaker –  ANTONIO EMMANUELE UVA, Polytechnic Institute of Bari, Italy
Text Legibility Issues in Industrial Augmented Reality
15,30 – 16,30 Session 4 – Augmented and Mixed Reality
16,30 – 16,45 Coffee break
16,45 – 18,00 Session 5 – Augmented and Mixed Reality 
Friday 17th June
9,00 – 10,00 Keynote Speaker –  MATTEO DELLEPIANE, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
3D acquisition today: all’s well that ends well?
10,00 – 11,00 Session 6 – Applications of VR/AR in Cultural Heritage
11,00 – 11,30 Coffee break
11,30 – 12,30 Session 7 – Applications of VR/AR in Cultural Heritage
12,30 – 13,00 Demo/Company space
14,30 – 15,30 Session 8 – Human-Computer Interaction
15,30 – 15,45 Coffee break
15,45 – 16,45 Session 9 – Human-Computer Interaction
16,45 – 18,00 Demo/Company space
Saturday 18th June
9,00 – 10,15 Poster session 1
10,15 – 10,30 Coffee break
10,30 – 11,45 Poster session 2
11,45 – 12,00 Closing ceremony
12,00 – 13,00 Poster exhibition

Wednesday 15th June

10,30 – 11,30    Tutorial 1 
Stereoscopic 3D Visualization to Enhance Presence and Teleoperation
Salvatore Livatino, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.


12,00 – 13,00    Tutorial 2 
3D Imaging, Modelling and Fruition in Cultural Heritage
Adriana Bandiera, University of Salento, Italy


15,00 – 16,00    Keynote Speaker
STEFANO BALDASSI – Meta Company, California, USA
From science to production: researching Augmented Reality while we build it


16,15 – 17,45    Session 1 – Virtual Reality

Title Authors
Simulation of Tsunami impact upon Coastline Aristotelis Spathis-Papadiotis, Konstantinos Moustakas
Design and Implementation of a Low Cost Virtual Rugby Decision Making Interactive Alan Cummins, Cathy Craig.
Methodology for Efficiency Analysis of VR Environments for Industrial Applications Jana Dücker, Polina Häfner, Jivka Ovtcharova
The Effect of Emotional Narrative Virtual Environments on User Experience Claudia Faita, Camilla Tanca, Andrea Piarulli, Marcello Carrozzino, Franco Tecchia, Massimo Bergamasco
Immersive Virtual Reality-based Simulation to Support the Design of Natural Human-Robot Interfaces for Service Robotic Applications Federica Bazzano, Federico Gentilini, Fabrizio Lamberti, Andrea Sanna, Gianluca Paravati, Valentina Gatteschi, Marco Gaspardone
Unity3D-MatLab Simulator in Real Time for Robotics Applications Vìctor Hugo Andaluz, Fernando A. Chicaiza, Cristian Gallardo, Washington X. Quevedo, José Varela, Jorge S. Sanchez, Oscar Arteaga


Thursday 16th June

9,00 – 10,00    Keynote Speaker
LEO JOSKOWICZ – University of Jerusalem, Israel
Digital Models from Medical Images: from the Lab to the Clinic


10,00 – 11,00    Session 2 – Virtual Reality

Title Authors
A scalable Cluster-Rendering Architecture for Immersive Virtual Environments Giovanni Avveduto, Franco Tecchia, Marcello Carrozzino, Massimo Bergamasco
Multi-Resolution Visualisation of Geographic Network Traffic Berkay Kaya, Selim Balcisoy
Unity3D Virtual Animation of Robots with Coupled and Uncoupled Mechanism Vìctor Hugo Andaluz, Jorge S. Sanchez, Jonnathan I. Chamba, Paul P. Romero, Fernando A. Chicaiza, José Varela, Washington X. Quevedo, Cristian Gallardo, Luis F. Cepeda
Modeling of complex taxonomy: a framework for schema-driven exploratory portal Luca Mainetti, Roberto Paiano, Stefania Pasanisi, Roberto Vergallo


11,30 – 12,45    Session 3 – Applications of VR/AR in Medicine

Title Authors
A Novel Tabletop and Tablet-Based Display System to Support Learner-Centric Ophthalmic Anatomy Education R. Codd-Downey, R. Shewaga, B. Kapralos, A. Uribe-Quevedo, K. Kanev, and M. Jenkin
Using a short video animation to assist with the diagnosis of sleep disorders in young children Blanca Guinea, Mario Alaguero, Fernando Melgosa, Andres Bustillo
Configurable Software Framework for 2D/3D Video See-Through Displays in Medical Applications Fabrizio Cutolo, Mentore Siesto, Stefano Mascioli, Cinzia Freschi, Mauro Ferrari, Vincenzo Ferrari
Application of a New Wearable Augmented Reality Video See-Through Display to Aid Percutaneous Procedures in Spine Surgery Fabrizio Cutolo, Marina Carbone, Paolo D. Parchi, Vincenzo Ferrari, Michele Lisanti, Mauro Ferrari
Development of a Virtual Simulator for Microanastomosis: New Opportunities and Challenges Valerio De Luca, Antonio Meo, Antonio Mongelli, Pietro Vecchio, Lucio Tommaso De Paolis


14,30 – 15,30    Keynote Speaker
ANTONIO EMMANUELE UVA – Polytechnic Institute of Bari, Italy
Text Legibility Issues in Industrial Augmented Reality


15,30 – 16,30    Session 4 – Augmented and Mixed Reality

Title Authors
Mobile Augmented Reality based Annotation System: A Cyber-Physical Human System Constantin Scheuermann, Felix Meissgeier, Bernd Bruegge, and Stephan Verclas
A Framework for Outdoor Mobile Augmented Reality and its Application to Mountain Peak Detection Roman Fedorov, Darian Frajberg, Piero Fraternali
Augmented Industrial Maintenance (AIM): a case study for evaluating and comparing with paper and video media supports Vincent Havard, David Baudry, Xavier Savatier, Benoit Jeanne, Anne Louis, Bélahcène Mazari
Augmented Reality in the Control Tower: a Rendering Pipeline for Multiple Head-Tracked Head-Up Displays Nicola Masotti, Francesca De Crescenzio, Sara Bagassi


16,45 – 18,00    Session 5 – Augmented and Mixed Reality

Title Authors
CoCo, A framework for multicore visuo-haptic in mixed reality Emanuele Ruffaldi, Filippo Brizzi
Cloud Computing Services for Real Time Bilateral Communication, Applied to Robotic Arms Cristian Gallardo, Vìctor Hugo Andaluz
Design of a projective AR workbench for manual working stations Antonio Emmanuele Uva, Michele Fiorentino, Michele Gattullo, Marco Colaprico, Francescomaria Marino, Gianpaolo F. Trotta, Vito M. Manghisi, Antonio Boccaccio, Vitoantonio Bevilacqua, Giuseppe Monno
A Taxonomy for Information Linking in Augmented Reality Tobias Müller, Ralf Dauenhauer
An Efficient Geometric Approach for Occlusion Handling in Outdoors Augmented Reality Applications Vlasios Kasapakis, Damianos Gavalas, Panagiotis Galatis


 Friday 17th June

9,00 – 10,00    Keynote Speaker
3D acquisition today: all’s well that ends well?


10,00 – 11,00    Session 6 – Applications of VR/AR in Cultural Heritage

Title Authors
Interactive Painting and Lighting in Dynamic Multi-Projection Mapping Vanessa Lange, Christian Siegl, Matteo Colaianni, Philipp Kurth, Marc Stamminger, Frank Bauer
Briviesca in the 15th c.: a virtual reality environment for teaching purposes David Checa, Mario Alaguero, Miguel A. Arnaiz, Andres Bustillo
VR for Cultural Heritage. A VR-WEB-BIM for the Future Maintenance of Milan’s Cathedral Francesco Fassi, Alessandro Mandelli, Simone Teruggi, Fabrizio Rechichi, Fausta Fiorillo, Cristiana Achille
A virtual experience across the buried history Antonina Canzoneri, Gaia Pavoni, Marco Callieri, Matteo Dellepiane, Paolo Pingi, Manuela De Giorgi, Roberto Scopigno


11,30 – 12,30     Session 7 – Applications of VR/AR in Cultural Heritage

Title Authors
Cyberarchaeology: improved way findings for archaeological parks through mobile augmented reality Roberto Pierdicca, Emanuele Frontoni, Primo Zingaretti, Eva Savina Malinverni, Andrea Galli, Ernesto Marcheggiani, Carlos Smaniotto Costa
Augmenting Smart Objects for Cultural Heritage: a usability experiment Marco Romano, Paloma Dìaz, Ignacio Aedo, Pierpaolo D’Agostino
Santo Stefano in Soleto (Lecce, Italy): the presentation of heterogeneous data using hybrid platform Francesco Gabellone, Ivan Ferrari, Francesco Giuri, Paola Durante, Sofia Giammaruco
Automatic Analysis of Eye-Tracking Data for Augmented Reality Applications: A Prospective Outlook Simona Naspetti, Roberto Pierdicca, Serena Mandolesi, Marina Paolanti, Emanuele Frontoni, Raffaele Zanoli


14,30 – 15,30    Session 8 – Human-Computer Interaction

Title Authors
Natural Interaction with 3D Content on Mobile AR Systems using Gesture Recognition Victor Kyriazakos, Georgios Nikolakis, Konstantinos Moustakas
Developing Touch-less Interfaces to Interact with 3D Contents in Public Exhibitions Andrea Sanna, Fabrizio Lamberti, Federica Bazzano, Luigi Maggio
A User Study on Touch Interaction for User-Perspective Rendering in Hand-Held Video See-Through Augmented Reality Ali Samini, Karljohan Lundin Palmerius
An Investigation of Leap Motion Based 3D Manipulation Techniques for Use in Egocentric Viewpoint Giuseppe Caggianese, Luigi Gallo, Pietro Neroni


15,45 – 16,45    Session 9 – Human-Computer Interaction

Title Authors
PaSt: human tracking and gestures recognition for flexible virtual environments management Dario Di Mauro, Davide Maria Calandra, Antonio Origlia, Francesco Cutugno
Development of innovative HMI strategies for eye controlled wheelchairs in Virtual Reality Luca Maule, Alberto Fornaser, Malvina Leuci, Nicola Conci, Mauro Da Lio, Mariolino De Cecco
An Immersive VR Experience to Learn the Craft of Printmaking Marcello Carrozzino, Cristian Lorenzini, Mihai Duguleana, Chiara Evangelista, Raffaello Brondi, Franco Tecchia, Massimo Bergamasco
Challenges in the Effectiveness of Image Tagging Using Consumer-Grade Brain-Computer Interfaces Christopher Bellman, Ruba AlOmari, Albert Fung, Miguel Vargas Martin, Ramiro Liscano


Saturday 18th June

9,00 – 10,00    Poster Session 1

Title Authors
Immersive Learning Environment for Visual Arts Leith K. Y. Chan, Kit Sum Geran Yuen, Henry Y. K. Lau
Mobile User Experience in Augmented Reality vs Maps Interfaces: A Case Study in Public Transportation Manousos Kamilakis, Damianos Gavalas, Christos Zaroliagis
GazeAR: Mobile Gaze-Based Interaction in the Context of Augmented Reality Games Michael Lankes, Barbara Stiglbauer
Optimizing Image Registration for Interactive Applications Riccardo Gasparini, Stefano Alletto, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
Improving Endovascular Intraoperative Navigation with Real-Time Skeleton-Based Deformation of Virtual Vascular Structures Giuseppe Turini, Sara Condino, Matteo Postorino, Vincenzo Ferrari, Mauro Ferrari
Visualization of Heat Transfer using Projector-based Spatial Augmented Reality Karljohan Lundin Palmerius, Konrad Schönborn
Audio-visual perception – The perception of object material in a virtual environment Ryan Anderson, Joosep Arro, Christian Schütt Hansen
An augmented reality guide for religious museum Luca Greci
Development of a HMD for Virtual Acoustics. Application in a World Heritage (UNESCO) building from the Valencian civil gothic Sebastian Mirasol-Menacho, Ana Planells-Pérez, Arturo Barba-Sevillano, Jaume Segura-Garcia, Màximo Cobos-Serrano, Alicia Giménez-Pérez
A wearable augmented reality platform for telemedicine Marina Carbone, Cinzia Freschi, Stefano Mascioli, Vincenzo Ferrari, Mauro Ferrari
Improving the development of AR application for artwork collections with standard data layer. Emanuele Frontoni, Roberto Pierdicca, Ramona Quattrini, Paolo Clini
Augmented Reality for the Control Tower: The RETINA Concept Nicola Masotti, Sara Bagassi, Francesca De Crescenzio
Enabling touchless interfaces for mobile platform: state of the art and future trends Simone Marcutti, Gianni Viardo Vercelli
eBSim: Development of a low-cost obstetric simulator Andrea Paci, Simone Marcutti, Serena Ricci, Maura Casadio, Gianni Viardo Vercelli, Pierangelo Marchiolé, Massimo Cordone


10,30 – 11,45    Poster Session 2

Title Authors
Transparency of a Bilateral Tele-Operation Scheme of a Mobile Manipulator Robot Victor Hugo Andaluz, Washington X Quevedo, Fernando A Chicaiza, José Varela, Cristian Gallardo, Jorge S. Sanchez, Oscar Arteaga
Automatic Information Positioning Scheme in AR-assisted Maintenance based on Visual Saliency Miko May Lee Chang, Soh Khim Ong, Andrew Yeh Ching Nee
Facial landmarks for forensic skull-based 3D face reconstruction: a literature review Enrico Vezzetti, Federica Marcolin, Stefano Tornincasa, Sandro Moos, Maria Grazia Violante, Giuseppe Monno, Antonio Emmanuele Uva, Michele Fiorentino
Interactive Spatial AR for Classroom Teaching YanXiang Zhang, ZiQiang Zhu
The Design of Time-Nonlinear Interactive Player YanXiang Zhang, Hui Ye
3D Reconstruction as a Service – Applications in Virtual Cultural Heritage Octavian Mihai Machidon, Cristian Cezar Postelnicu, Florin Stelian Girbacia
Virtual Reality Applications with Oculus Rift and 3D Sensors Edi Ćiković, Kathrin Mäusl, Kristijan Lenac
Third point of view Augmented Reality for robot intentions visualization Emanuele Ruffaldi, Filippo Brizzi, Franco Tecchia, Sandro Bacinelli
The Virtual Experiences Portals – A Reconfigurable Platform for Immersive Visualization Ian D. Peake, Jan Olaf Blech, Edward Watkins, Stefan Greuter, Heinz W. Schmidt
Virtual Reality for Product Development in Manufacturing Industries Laura Schina, Mariangela Lazoi, Roberto Lombardo, Angelo Corallo
Virtual Reality Pave the Way for Better Understand Untouchable Research Results Eva Pajorova, Ladislav Hluchy
Digital Reconstruction of Darul Aman Palace Based on Images and Implementation into Virtual Reality Environment Mohammad Fadly SyahPutra, Joko Ali Permady, Muhammad Anggia Muchtar
A system to exploit thermographic data using projected Augmented Reality Saverio Debernardis, Michele Fiorentino, Antonio E. Uva, Giuseppe Monno
Visualization of the renewable energy resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Ravil Muhamedyev, Sophia Kiseleva, Viktors I. Gopejenko, Yedilkhan Amirgali-yev, Elena Muhamedyeva, Aleksejs V. Gopejenko, Farida Abdoldina

Download here the Salento AVR 2016 scientific program.