Graphics Lab

University of Cyprus

The Graphics and Extended Reality 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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3D reconstruction: Limassol Municipality University Library

10 Jan 2022

Check out our recent work in 3D building reconstruction! Limassol Municipal University Library was built in 1931 (started in 1917), and it was known as Megaro Pilavaki (Μέγαρο Πηλαβάκη). It has been reconstructed in 3D using photogrammetry (more than 1150 photos) in RealityCapture. Visit our SketchFab account here: SketchFab - Limassol Municipal University Library

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Check out our recent work on pose representation!

24 Nov 2021

In this work we present an efficient method for training neural networks, specifically designed for character animation. We use dual quaternions as the mathematical framework, and we take advantage of the skeletal hierarchy, to avoid rotation discontinuities (link to arXiv).

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'Rhythm is a Dancer' paper has been published

23 Nov 2021

We present a music-driven neural framework that generates realistic human motions, which are rich, avoid repetitions, and jointly form a global structure that respects the culture of a specific dance genre (link to arXiv).

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CLIPE Training Workshop 1: Summer School on Virtual Humans

13 Sep 2021

The H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), Innovative Training Networks (ITN) project CLIPE ( has organised its 1st training workshop - a summer school on Virtual Humans,  in Cyprus from the 13th until the 17th of September 2021.

The workshop provided the participants an overview of the latest developments in technology and applications in the field of virtual characters. The workshop was be held in Adams Beach Hotel in Ayia Napa but it was a hybrid event, giving the opportunity to participants to join the workshop online. The full program of the Summer School can be found here:

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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!