Graphics Lab

University of Cyprus

The Graphics Lab's research interests include machine learning, rendering, virtual reality and animation. The lab is part of the Computer Science Department of the University of Cyprus and it occupies rooms 122 and 123 in the FST 01 building in the new campus. It was founded in 2002 and it currently has a number of funded projects and several researchers.
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ENGAGE 2021: Empowering Novel Geometric Algebra for Graphics & Engineering workshop

19 Feb 2021

This year we will be organizing the "Empowering Novel Geometric Algebra for Graphics & Engineering (ENGAGE 2021 ) workshop, which will be held during the Computer Graphics International (CGI) conference in Geneva, Switzerland on September 6-10, 2021 ( Selected extended papers will be published in a topical collection of the journal Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras (AACA), where Dr. Andreas Aristidou will be serving as Guest Editor in Chief. You can find here the first Call for Papers.

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Accepted paper at EG GCH'21

05 Sep 2021

Our paper titled "Virtual Dance Museums: the case of Greek/Cypriot folk dancing" has been accepted for publication at the 19th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, to be hosted at the Bournemouth University, United Kingdom, November 2021, as a full paper. Congrats, to the authoring team!  

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DanceDB now in the AMASS database

08 May 2021

Our dance motion capture database (DanceDB), that consists of data with professional dancers, has been released by the AMASS database in SMPL body model parameters. Now you can teach your machine learning model to dance. Thanks a lot to the team of Perceiving Systems, and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems.

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Visit our new Cyprus 3D Reptiles!

29 Mar 2021

Visit our new Cyprus 3D reptiles website. This is a joint project with Terra Cypria, and the ultimate target is to develop a publicly accessible repository of accurate animated 3D models of Cyprus reptiles, including tangible aspects of the reptilia on the island, e.g., shape, colour, dimensions, postures, but also intangible aspects e.g., movements, gestures and signals. 

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Visit our new Virtual Dance Museum!

01 Feb 2021

Dive into the history of dancing using our public digital of traditional dances captured for a unique 3d experience. Interact with high quality motion 3d data of expert dancers, captured by state-of-the-art motion capture technologies, and watch rare video material held by local cultural institutions!

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06 Jun 2018

We are closely collaborating with the newly established CYENS Centre of Excellence. CYENS is focusing on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies aiming to empower knowledge and technology transfer in the region. It is a joint venture between the three public universities of Cyprus - University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, and, Open University of Cyprus- , the Municipality of Nicosia, and two renowned international partners, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany, and, the University College London, United Kingdom.