July 2nd MAM-MANER

Session 1: Perception/ Color and Spectra/ Reproduction

  • 1:00-1:05 Welcome

    H. Rushmeier1 and J. Y. Hardeberg2 1Yale University and 2Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • 1:05-1:20 Can we grasp the color of translucent objects?

    D. Gigilashvili, D. Chowdhury, and J. Y. Hardeberg Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • 1:20-1:35 A study of observer metamerism for reflectance-induced stimuli

    L. Fascione1 and J. Hanika2 1NVIDIA and 2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

  • 1:35-1:50 Spectral reconstruction from RGB imagery: A potential for infinite spectral data?

    J. Y. Hardeberg Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • 1:50-2:05 General discussion of color and spectra

  • 2:05-2:15 A hyperspectral data/software ecosystem

    H. Rushmeier Yale University

  • 2:15-2:30 Psychophysical insights into anisotropic highlights of 3D printed objects

    J. Filip and M. Vítek The Czech Academy of Sciences

  • 2:30 – 2:45 Appearance reproduction using a PolyJet 3D printer and BRDF measurements

    A. Sole Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • 2:45- 3:00 General discussion of community resources and physical reproduction


Session 2: Representation/Capture/Wave Optics

  • 3:30- 3:45 Neural texture block compression

    S. Fujieda and T. Harada AMD

  • 3:45 - 4:00 Reflectometer material capture

    D. Chan and M. Iwanicki Activision Central Tech

  • 4:00 – 4:15 Real surface measurement and virtual gonioradiometer for road appearance prediction

    K. Xu, M. Ribardière, B. Bringier, and D. Meneveaux University of Poitiers

  • 4:15 – 4:30 General discussion of representation and capture

  • 4:30 – 4:45 The challenges of relighting from multi-view observations

    D. Siersleben1, R. Ortiz-Cayon1, K. Istenic1, Y. Tomoto1 and S. Schaub-Meyer2 1Fyusion Inc. 2Technical University of Darmstadt

  • 4:45-5:00 Importance of multi-modal reflection data for predictive rendering

    O. Clausen1, Y. Chen2, A. Fuhrmann1 and R. Marroquim2 1TH Köln 2TU Delft

  • 5:00 – 5:15 Why we need to pay attention to wave optics in material appearance

    S. Marschner Cornell University

  • 5:15 – 5:30 General discussion of relighting, prediction, and wave optics

5:30-7:00 EGSR/MAM/MANER joint drinks reception


Wednesday 3rd

Morning Refreshments (8:35am - 9:05am)

Session 1 (9:05am - 11:00am)

Session chair: Peter Shirley

  • Robust Cone Step Mapping

    Róbert Bán, Gábor Valasek, Csaba Bálint, Viktor Vad

  • Learning to Rasterize Differentiably

    Chenghao Wu, Hamila Mailee, Zahra Montazeri, Tobias Ritschel

  • Sobol Sampling: Faster, Neater, and Compact

    Abdalla Ahmed

  • Importance sampling methods for differentiable rendering

    Tanli Su, Ioannis Gkioulekas

Refreshments Break (11:00am - 11:30am)

Session 2 (11:30am - 1:15pm)

Session chair: Holly Rushmeier

  • Realistic Facial Age Transformation with 3D Uplifting

    Xiaohui Li, Giuseppe Claudio Guarnera, Arvin Lin, Abhijeet Ghosh

  • A Diffusion Approach to Radiance Field Relighting using Multi-Illumination Synthesis

    Yohan Poirier-Ginter, Alban Gauthier, Julien Philip, Jean-Jean-François Lalonde, George Drettakis

  • Estimating Uncertainty in Appearance Acquisition

    Zhiqian Zhou, Cheng Zhang, Zhao Dong, Carl Marshall, Shuang Zhao

  • High Quality Neural Relighting using Practical Zonal Illumination

    Arvin Lin, Yiming Lin, Xiaohui Li, Abhijeet Ghosh

Lunch Break (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

Session 3 (2:15pm - 4:00pm)

Session chair: Zahra Montazeri

  • Practical Appearance Model for Foundation Cosmetics

    Dario Lanza, Juan Raul Padron, Alina Pranovich, Adolfo Muñoz, Jeppe Revall Frisvad, Adrian Jarabo

  • VMF Diffuse: A unified BRDF for rough diffuse height fields and porous materials

    Eugene d’Eon, Andrea Weidlich

  • Non-Orthogonal Reduction for Rendering Fluorescent Materials in Non-Spectral Engines

    Alban Fichet, Laurent Belcour, Pascal Barla

  • Does higher refractive index mean higher gloss?

    Davit Gigilashvili, David Norman Diaz Estrada

Refreshments Break (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Keynote: Ruth Rosenholtz (4:30pm - 5:30pm)
Demystifying peripheral vision

Group photo (6:00pm)
Stairs of Royal Albert Hall (Prince Consort Rd approach)

EGSR reception at Serpentine Bar & Kitchen in Hyde Park (6:30pm - 9:00pm)

See details at the bottom of the page.

Thursday 4th

Morning Refreshments (8:45am - 9:15am)

Light & Textures
Session 4 (9:15am - 11:00am)

Session chair: Nicolas Savva

  • MatUp: Repurposing Image Upsamplers for SVBRDFs

    Alban Gauthier, Bernhard Kerbl, Jérémy Levallois, Robin Faury, Jean-Marc Thiery, Tamy Boubekeur

  • ReflectanceFusion: Diffusion-based text to SVBRDF Generation

    Bowen Xue, Giuseppe Claudio Guarnera, Shuang Zhao, Zahra Montazeri

  • Constrained Spectral Uplifting for HDR Environment Maps

    Lucia Tódová, Alexander Wilkie

  • Employing Multiple Priors in Retinex-Based Low-Light Image Enhancement

    Weipeng Yang, Hongxia Gao, Wenbin Zou, Tongtong Liu, Jianliang Ma, Shasha Huang

Refreshments Break (11:00am - 11:30am)

Global Illumination
Session 5 (11:30am - 1:15pm)

Session chair: Matt Pharr

  • Residual Path Integrals for Re-rendering

    Bing Xu, Tzu-Mao Li, Iliyan Georgiev, Trevor Hedstrom, Ravi Ramamoorthi

  • ReSTIR FG: Real-Time Reservoir Resampled Photon Final Gathering

    René Kern, Felix Brüll, Thorsten Grosch

  • Lossless Basis Expansion for Gradient-Domain Rendering

    Qiqin Fang, Toshiya Hachisuka

  • Computing Manifold Next-Event Estimation without Derivatives

    Ana Granizo, Nicolas Holzschuch

Lunch Break (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

Session 6 (2:15pm - 4:00pm) inc. Townhall meeting

Session chair: Rafael Kuffner Dos Anjos

  • Patch Decomposition for Efficient Mesh Contours Extraction

    Panagiotis Tsiapkolis, Pierre Bénard

  • Scaling Painting Style Transfer

    Bruno Galerne, Lara Raad, José Lezama, Jean-Michel Morel

Refreshments Break (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Keynote: Niloy Mitra (4:30pm - 5:30pm)
What are Good Representations for Controllable Generative Models

Tourist Bus ride (6:30pm)
Arriving at Westminster Pier for Thames Dinner Cruise (7:15pm)
Dinner Cruise aboard the Millenium Diamond (7:30pm - 11pm)

See details at the bottom of the page.

Friday 5th

Morning Refreshments (9:30am - 10:00am)

Neural Rendering
Session 7 (10:00am - 11:15am)

Session chair: Krishna Mullia

  • Neural Appearance Model for Cloth Rendering

    Guan Yu Soh, Zahra Montazeri

  • Neural Histogram-Based Glint Rendering of Surfaces With Spatially Varying Roughness

    Ishaan Shah, Luis E. Gamboa, Adrien Gruson, P. J. Narayanan

  • Neural SSS: Object Appearance Representation

    Thomson TG, Duc Minh Tran, Henrik Jensen, Ravi Ramamoorthi, Jeppe Revall Frisvad

Refreshments Break (11:15am - 11:45am)

Light and Reflection
Session 8 (11:45am - 1:00pm)

Session chair: Tamy Boubekeur

  • Stereo-consistent Screen Space Reflection

    XiaoLoong Wu, Yanning Xu, Lu Wang

  • Precomputed Dynamic Appearance Synthesis and Rendering

    Yaoyi Bai, Milos Hasan, Ling-Qi Yan

  • Bridge Sampling for Connections via Multiple Scattering Events

    Vincent Schüßler, Johannes Hanika, Carsten Dachsbacher

Lunch Break (1:00pm - 2:00pm)

Session 9 (2:00pm - 3:30pm) inc. best paper award and closing

Session chair: Julien Philip

  • Real-Time Pixel-Perfect Hard Shadows with Leak Tracing

    René Kern, Felix Brüll, Thorsten Grosch

  • Learning Self-Shadowing for Clothed Human Bodies

    Farshad Einabadi, Jean-Yves Guillemaut, Adrian Hilton

  • Ray Traced Stochastic Depth Map for Ambient Occlusion

    Felix Brüll, René Kern, Thorsten Grosch

Evening Reception at Serpentine Restaurant

Serpentine Restaurant

Join us for an enchanting evening reception at the renowned Serpentine Restaurant in Hyde Park on July 3rd. Nestled in the heart of Hyde Park, the Serpentine Restaurant offers a picturesque setting for an unforgettable gathering.

Event Details

  • Date: July 3, 2024
  • Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Address: Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London, W2 3XA

Map to Serpentine

Tourist Bus Ride


We plan a short tourist bus ride through the main attractions of London on the way to the Conference Dinner Cruise on the Thames River.


Event Details

  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Time: 6:30pm

Conference Dinner Cruise

On the evening of July 4th, we invite you to join us for a unique experience: the Conference Dinner Cruise. Set sail along the scenic waterways of the Thames, enjoying a delectable dinner and the company of fellow conference attendees.

Thames Cruise Boat

Event Details

  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Time: 7:30pm - 11pm
  • Location: Millenium Diamond, Westminster Pier