Paul Debevec
Chief Visual Officer, USC ICT
Research Professor, USC Computer Science
USC
ICT
/www.debevec.org
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Welcome! This site presents most of the work I have been involved with in computer graphics, including research papers, computer animations, art projects, software, and educational resources.

2013 Events:
1/29Talk at Digital Media Day, USC
4/22Talk at Paris SIGGRAPH
4/26Talk at RTT Excite, Munich
7/23Talk for SIGGRAPH Student Volunteers, Anaheim
9/15Keynote at International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne
10/3Keynote at IALD Enlighten Americas 2013, Montréal
Latest Research


Acquiring Reflectance and Shape from SH Illumination
SIGGRAPH 2013


Digital Ira: Creating a Real-Time Photoreal Digital Actor
SIGGRAPH 2013
Real-Time Live


An Autostereoscopic Projector Array Optimized for 3D Facial Display
SIGGRAPH 2013
E-Tech


Measurement-Based Synthesis of Facial Microgeometry
Eurographics 2013


A Single-Shot Light Probe
SIGGRAPH 2012 Talks
Favorite Projects


The Light Stages at UC Berkeley and USC ICT
2010 Academy Awards
SIGGRAPH Asia 2012


Digital Emily:
Achieving a Photoreal Digital Actor

SIGGRAPH 2008 Expo
CVMP 2009
IEEE CG&A 2010


The Parthenon
SIGGRAPH 2004
Electronic Theater


Rendering for an
(Award Winning!)
Interactive 360º Light Field Display

SIGGRAPH 2007


Live 3D Teleconferencing
ASC2008
SIGGRAPH 2009
Resources


High Dynamic Range Imaging: Acquisition, Display, and Image-Based Lighting, 2ed.
Morgan Kaufmann 2010


Virtual Cinematography: Relighting Through Computation
IEEE Computer Aug 2006


HDR Shop:
High Dynamic Range Image Processing and Manipulation


Light Probe Image Gallery

Released
SIGGRAPH 99


High-Res Light Probe Gallery
Released
SIGGRAPH 2006


Light Stage Data Gallery
Released
SIGGRAPH 2006
Films


The Campanile Movie
SIGGRAPH 97
Electronic Theater


Rendering with Natural Light

SIGGRAPH 98
Electronic Theater


Fiat Lux
SIGGRAPH 99
Electronic Theater


Image-Based Lighting
SIGGRAPH 2000
Electronic Theater


The Parthenon
SIGGRAPH 2004
Electronic Theater

Graphics Research 1996-2011


Multiview Face Capture using Polarized Spherical Gradient Illumination
SIGGRAPH Asia 2011


Practical Image-Based Relighting and Editing with Spherical-Harmonics and Local Lights
CVMP 2011


Facial Cartography: Interactive High-Resolution Scan Correspondence
SCA 2011


Prototyping a Light Field Display Involving Direct Observation of a Video Projector Array
PROCAMS 2011
Best Paper Award


Comprehensive Facial Performance Capture
Eurographics 2011


Circularly Polarized Spherical Illumination Reflectometry
SIGGRAPH Asia 2010


Dynamic Shape Capture using Multi-View Photometric Stereo
SIGGRAPH Asia 2009


Estimating Specular Roughness and Anisotropy from Second Order Spherical Gradient Illumination
EGSR 2009


Separation of Diffuse and Specular Reflections using Environmental Illumination
ICCP 2009


Compressive Light Transport Sensing
ACM TOG 2009


Practical Modeling and Acquisition of Layered Facial Reflectance
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008


Facial Performance Synthesis using Polynomial Displacement Maps
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008


A Framework for Capture and Synthesis of High Resolution Facial Geometry and Performance
NTU PhD Thesis, 2008


Viewfinder: How to Seamlessly "Flickrize" Google Earth
2008


Real-time Geometry and Reflectance Capture for Digital Face Replacement
ICT-TR-04-2008


Postproduction Facial Performance Relighting Using Reflectance Transfer
SIGGRAPH 2007


Rendering for an Interactive 360º Light Field Display
SIGGRAPH 2007


Specular and Diffuse Normal Maps from Polarized Spherical Gradient Illumination
EGSR2007


Relighting Human Locomotion with Flowed Reflectance Fields
EGSR 2006
SIGGRAPH 2006 CAF


Efficient Estimation of Spatially-Varying SSS Parameters
Live Capture Now Online!
VMV 2006


Concave Surround Optics for Rapid Multiview Imaging
ASC 2006
SIGGRAPH 2006 Poster


A Reflective Light Stage
ICT-TR-04.2006


Simulating Spatially Varying Lighting on a Live Performance
CVMP 2006
SIGGRAPH 2005 Sketch


A Median Cut Algorithm for Light Probe Sampling
SIGGRAPH 2005 Poster


Performance Relighting with Time-Multiplexed Illumination
SIGGRAPH 2005


Acquisition of Time-Varying Participating Media
SIGGRAPH 2005


A Dual Light Stage
EGSR 2005


Direct HDR Capture of the Sun and Sky
AFRIGRAPH 2004


Estimating Reflectance Properties under Natural Illumination
ICT-TR-06-2004


Animatable Facial Reflectance Fields
EGSR 2004


Real-time High Dynamic Range Texture Mapping

EGWR 2001


A Photometric Approach to Digitizing Cultural Artifacts

VAST 2001


A Lighting Reproduction
Approach to Live-Action Compositing

SIGGRAPH 2002


Capturing and Rendering with Incident Light Fields
EGSR 2003


Optimizing Color Matching in a Lighting Reproduction System
EGSR 2003


Linear Light Source Reflectometry
SIGGRAPH 2003


Modeling and Rendering Architecture from Photographs

SIGGRAPH 96


Recovering High Dynamic Range Radiance Maps from Photographs

SIGGRAPH 97


Efficient View-Dependent IBR with Projective Texture-Mapping

EGRW 98


Rendering Synthetic Objects into Real Scenes

SIGGRAPH 98


Inverse Global Illumination

SIGGRAPH 99


Acquiring the Reflectance Field of a Human Face [+Demo!]
SIGGRAPH 2000
complete list of publications
Additional Online Resources


SIGGRAPH 2007 Computer Animation Festival


SIGGRAPH 98-2000 Course on Image-Based Modeling, Rendering, and Lighting


The Story of Reflection Mapping


SIGGRAPH 2003 Course on Image-Based Lighting


The Parthenon
Sculpture Gallery
Early Image-Based Projects


The Chevette Project

1991


Immersion '94

1994


Rouen Revisited

SIGGRAPH 96 Art Gallery


St. Paul's Cross

1997
Miscellany


Pinhole Photography with a Regular Camera

1997


3D Drawing in Microsoft Office

1992-1995


Knee Visualization from MR Images

1993


Facial Feature Recognition with Neural Networks

1992


Chaotic Dynamic Simulation of Free-Throw Space

1992
More Pictures and Movies
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