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Currently my main research interests lie in computer vision and computer graphics. This page lists my publications, invited conference talks and patents

Conferences and Journals

2020

Single-Shot High-Quality Facial Geometry and Skin Appearance Capture
 
 
J. Riviere, P. Gotardo, D. Bradley, A. Ghosh, T. Beeler
Single-Shot High-Quality Facial Geometry and Skin Appearance Capture
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH). 2020. (Washington, USA)
Available files: Coming Soon...
Data-Driven Extraction and Composition of Secondary Dynamics in Facial Performance Capture
 
 
G. Zoss, E. Sifakis, M. Gross, T. Beeler, D. Bradley
Data-Driven Extraction and Composition of Secondary Dynamics in Facial Performance Capture
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH). 2020. (Washington, USA)
Available files: Coming Soon...
ETH-XGaze: A Large Scale Dataset for Gaze Estimation under Extreme Head Pose and Gaze Variation
 
 
X. Zhang, S. Park, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, S. Tang, O. Hilliges
ETH-XGaze: A Large Scale Dataset for Gaze Estimation under Extreme Head Pose and Gaze Variation
***Spotlight Presentation***
Article: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2020
Available files: [project page]
3D Morphable Face Models - Past, Present and Future.
 
 
B. Egger, W. A.P. Smith, A. Tewari, S. Wuhrer, M. Zollhoefer, T. Beeler, F. Bernard, T. Bolkart, A. Kortylewski, S. Romdhani, C. Theobalt, V. Blanz, T. Vetter
3D Morphable Face Models - Past, Present and Future.
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (ToG). 2020.
Available files: [paper]
Interactive Sculpting of Digital Faces Using an Anatomical Modeling Paradigm
 
 
A. Gruber, M. Fratarcangeli, G. Zoss, R. Cattaneo, T. Beeler, M. Gross, D. Bradley
Interactive Sculpting of Digital Faces Using an Anatomical Modeling Paradigm
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing). 2020. (Utrecht, The Netherlands).
Available files: [project page]
Attention-Driven Cropping for Very High Resolution Facial Landmark Detection
 
 
P. Chandran, D. Bradley, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Attention-Driven Cropping for Very High Resolution Facial Landmark Detection
Article: IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2020. (Seattle, USA).
Available files: [project page]
Accurate Real-time 3D Gaze Tracking Using a Lightweight Eyeball Calibration
 
 
Q. Wen, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, S. Park, O. Hilliges, J-H. Yong, F. Xu
Accurate Real-time 3D Gaze Tracking Using a Lightweight Eyeball Calibration
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2020. (Norrkoeping, Sweden)
Available files: [project page]
Facial Expression Synthesis using a Global-Local Multilinear Framework
 
 
M. Wang, D. Bradley, S. Zafeiriou, T. Beeler
Facial Expression Synthesis using a Global-Local Multilinear Framework
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2020. (Norrkoeping, Sweden)
Available files: [project page]
Fast Nonlinear Least Squares Optimization of Large-Scale Semi-Sparse Problems
 
 
M. Fratarcangeli, D. Bradley, A. Gruber, G. Zoss, T. Beeler
Fast Nonlinear Least Squares Optimization of Large-Scale Semi-Sparse Problems
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2020. (Norrkoeping, Sweden)
Available files: [project page]

2019

Data-Driven Physical Face Inversion
 
 
Y. Kozlov, H. Xu, M. Baecher, D. Bradley, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Data-Driven Physical Face Inversion
arXiv:1907.10402
Available files: [paper]
Neural Style-Preserving Visual Dubbing
 
 
H. Kim, M. Elgharib, M. Zollhoefer, H-P. Seidel, T. Beeler, C. Richardt, C. Theobalt
Neural Style-Preserving Visual Dubbing
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia). 2019. (Brisbane, Australia)
Available files: [project page] [paper] [video]
Accurate Markerless Jaw Tracking for Facial Performance Capture
 
 
G. Zoss, T. Beeler, M. Gross, D. Bradley
Accurate Markerless Jaw Tracking for Facial Performance Capture
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH). 2019. (Los Angeles, USA)
Available files: [Project Page]
Practical Person-Specific Eye Rigging
 
 
P. Berard, D. Bradley, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Practical Person-Specific Eye Rigging
*** BEST PAPER AWARD ***
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2019. (Genova, Italy)
Available files: [Project Page]

2018

got18
 
 
P. Gotardo, J. Riviere, D. Bradley, A. Ghosh, T. Beeler
Practical Dynamic Facial Appearance Modeling and Acquisition
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia). 2018. (Tokyo, Japan)
Available files: [Project Page]
vel18
 
 
Z. Velinov, M. Papas, D. Bradley, P. Gotardo, P. Mirdehghan, S. Marschner, J. Novak, T. Beeler
Appearance Capture and Modeling of Human Teeth
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia). 2018. (Tokyo, Japan)
Available files: [Project Page]
zos18
 
 
G. Zoss, D. Bradley, P. Berard, T. Beeler
An Empirical Rig for Jaw Animation
Article: ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH). 2018. (Vancouver, Canada)
Available files: [Project Page]
din18
 
 
D. Dinev, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, M. Bächer, H. Xu, and L. Kavan
User-Guided Lip Correction for Facial Performance Capture
Article: Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation. 2018. (Paris, France)
Available files: [Project Page]
zol18
 
 
M. Zollhöfer, J. Thies, P. Garrido, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, P. Perez, M. Niessner, M. Stamminger, C. Theobalt
State of the Art on Monocular 3D Face Reconstruction, Tracking, and Applications
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics - State of the Art Reports). 2018. (Delft, The Netherlands)
Available files: [Project Page]
sai18
 
 
I. Sailer, S. Liu, R. Mörzinger, M. Lancelle, T. Beeler, M. Gross, C. Wu, V. Fehmer, M. Srinivasan
Comparison of user satisfaction and image quality of fixed and mobile camera systems for 3-dimensional image capture of edentulous patients: A pilot clinical study.
Article: Journal on Prosthetic Dentistry. 2018.
Available files: [Project Page]

2017

teh17
 
 
M. A. Tehrani, T. Beeler, A. Grundhöfer
A Practical Method for Fully Automatic Intrinsic Camera Calibration Using Directionally Encoded Light
Article: Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 2017. (Honolulu, USA)
Available files: [Project Page]
koz17
 
 
Y. Kozlov, D. Bradley, M. Bächer, B. Thomaszewski, T. Beeler, M. Gross
Enriching Facial Blendshape Rigs with Physical Simulation
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2017. (Lyon, France)
Available files: [Project Page]
hu17
 
 
L. Hu, D. Bradley, H. Li, T. Beeler
Simulation-Ready Hair Capture
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2017. (Lyon, France)
Available files: [Project Page]
kla17
 
 
M. Klaudiny, S. McDonagh, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, K. Mitchell
Real-Time Multi-View Facial Tracking with Synthetic Training
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics). 2017. (Lyon, France)
Available files: [Project Page]

2016

wu16b
 
 
C. Wu, D. Bradley, P. Garrido, M. Zollhöfer, C. Theobalt, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Model-Based Teeth Reconstruction
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (Macao, China, Dec 05-08, 2016), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 35, no. 6
Available files: [Project Page]
gar16
 
 
P. Garrido, M. Zollhöfer, C. Wu, D. Bradley, P. Pérez, T. Beeler, C. Theobalt
Corrective 3D Reconstruction of Lips from Monocular Video
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (Macao, China, Dec 05-08, 2016), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 35, no. 6
Available files: [Project Page]
mcd16
 
 
S. McDonagh, M. Klaudiny, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, K. Mitchell, I. Matthews
Synthetic prior design for real-time face tracking
Article: Int. Conference on 3D Vision. 2016. (Stanford, USA)
Available files: [Project Page]
wu16
 
 
C. Wu, D. Bradley, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Anatomically-Constrained Local Deformation Model for Monocular Face Capture
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Anaheim, USA, July 24-28, 2016)
Available files: [Project Page]
ber16
 
 
P. Berard, D. Bradley, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Lightweight Eye Capture Using a Parametric Model
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Anaheim, USA, July 24-28, 2016)
Available files: [Project Page]

2015

bazin15
 
 
C. Malleson, JC Bazin, O. Wang, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, A. Hilton, A. Sorkine-Hornung
FaceDirector: Continuous Control of Facial Performance in Video
Article: International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 2015. (Santiago, Chile)
Available files: [Project Page]
cao15
 
 
C. Cao, D. Bradley, K. Zhou, T. Beeler
Real-Time High-Fidelity Facial Performance Capture
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, August 9-13, 2015)
Available files: [Project Page]
ber15
 
 
A. Bermano, T. Beeler, Y. Kozlov, D. Bradley, B. Bickel, M. Gross
Detailed Spatio-Temporal Reconstruction of Eyelids
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, August 9-13, 2015)
Available files: [Project Page]
bee15
 
 
T. Beeler
Passive Spatiotemporal Geometry Reconstruction of Human Faces at High Fidelity
Article: Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE, 2015
Available files: [Paper]
klehm15
 
 
O. Klehm, F. Rousselle, M. Papas, D. Bradley, C. Héry, B.Bickel, W. Jarosz, T. Beeler
Recent Advances in Facial Appearance Capture
Article: Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics - State of the Art Reports). 2015. (Zurich, Switzerland)
Available files: [Project Page]

2014

shin14
 
 
I. Shin, A. C. Öztireli, H. J. Kim, T. Beeler, M. Gross, S. M. Choi
Extraction and Transfer of Facial Expression Wrinkles for Facial Performance Enhancement
Article: Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2014 (short papers)
Available files: [Project Page]
ber14
 
 
P. Berard, D. Bradley, M. Nitti, T. Beeler, M. Gross
High-Quality Capture of Eyes
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (Shenzhen, China, November 03-06, 2014), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 33, no. 6
Available files: [Project Page]
bee14
 
 
T. Beeler, D. Bradley
Rigid Stabilization of Facial Expressions
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Vancouver, Canada, August 10-14, 2014), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 33, no. 4
Available files: [Project Page]
ech14
 
 
J. I. Ecchevarria, D. Bradley, D. Gutierrez, T. Beeler
Capturing and stylizing hair for 3D fabrication
Article: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Vancouver, Canada, August 10-14, 2014), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 33, no. 4
Available files: [Project Page]
amb14
 
 
A. Bermano, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, F. Zuend, D. Nowrouzezahrai, I. Baran, O. Sorkine, H. Pfister, R. Sumner, B. Bickel, M. Gross
Facial Performance Enhancement using Dynamic Shape Space Analysis
Article: ACM Transactions On Graphics (ACM TOG), vol. 33, no. 4
Available files: [Project Page]

2013

ten13
 
 
J.R. Tena, M. Mahler, T. Beeler, M. Grosse, Y. Hengchin, I. Matthews
Fabricating 3D Figurines with Personalized Faces
Article: IEEE Computer Graphics and Application (CG&A). 2013. (Los Alamitos, CA, USA)
Available files: [PDF]
brad13
 
 
D. Bradley, T. Beeler
Local Signal Equalization for Correspondence Matching
Article: International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 2013. (Sydney, Australia)
Available files: [PDF]

2012

bee12b
 
 
T. Beeler, D. Bradley, Z. Henning, M. Gross
Improved Reconstruction of Deforming Surfaces by Cancelling Ambient Occlusion
Article: ECCV (Firenze, Italy, October 7-13, 2012), Computer Vision - ECCV 2012, vol. 7572
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF] [Supplemental Material]

bee12
 
 
T. Beeler, B. Bickel, G. Noris, P. Beardsley, S. Marschner, R. Sumner, M. Gross
Coupled 3D Reconstruction of Sparse Facial Hair and Skin
Inproceedings: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, August 5-9, 2012), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 31, no. 4
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF] [Video]

bee12
 
 
B. Bickel, P. Kaufmann, M. Skouras, B. Thomaszewski, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, P. Jackson, S. Marschner, W. Matusik, M. Gross
Physical Face Cloning
Inproceedings: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, August 5-9, 2012), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 31, no. 4
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF] [Video]

2011

bee10
 
 
T. Beeler, F. Hahn, D. Bradley, B. Bickel, P. Beardsley, C. Gotsman, M. Gross
High-quality passive facial performance capture using anchor frames
Inproceedings: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Vancouver, Canada, August 7-11, 2011), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 30, no. 4
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF] [Video]

2010

bee10
 
 
T. Beeler, B. Bickel, P. Beardsley, R. Sumner, M. Gross
High-Quality Single-Shot Capture of Facial Geometry
Inproceedings: Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, July 25-29, 2010), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 29, no. 3
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF] [Video]

bee10
 
 
T. Beeler, B. Bickel, P. Beardsley, R. Sumner, M. Gross
High-Quality Single-Shot Capture of Facial Geometry: Implementation Details
Technical Report No. 671, Institute of Visual Computing, ETH Zuerich, 2010.
Available files: [Abstract] [PDF]

Books and Book Chapters

 
bee12c
 
 

T. Beeler
Passive Spatio-Temporal Geometry Reconstruction of Human Faces at Very High Fidelity
Computer Graphics Laboratory, ETH Zurich / Disney Research Zurich, Nr: 20672, 2012.
Available files: [Abstract] [BibTeX] [PDF]

Invited Keynotes and Conference Talks

 
cvpr2017
 
 

T. Beeler
Digital Humans for Entertainment and Beyond
Dentsply Sirona
Brussels, Belgium, 02 Apr. 2020

 
cvpr2017
 
 

T. Beeler
Digital Humans for Entertainment and Beyond
FORUM
Disentis, Schweiz, 28 Nov. 2019

 
cvpr2017
 
 

T. Beeler
The Acquisition and Utilization of Digital Facial Imaging
American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Meeting (AAMP)
Miami, USA, 26-29 Oct. 2019

 
cvpr2017
 
 

T. Beeler
Digital Humans at Disney Research
Computer Animation and Social Agents (CASA)
Paris, France, 1-3 July. 2019

 
cvpr2017
 
 

T. Beeler and D. Bradley
Multi-view Capture for High Resolution Digital Humans
CVPR Tutorial Invited Talk: DIY A Multiview Camera System: Panoptic Studio Teardown
Honolulu, USA, 21 July. 2017

 
eaoCongress
 
 

T. Beeler
The Virtual Patient: How far away are we?
European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) Congress
Stockholm, Sweden, 25 Sept. 2015

 
oecLunch
 
 

T. Beeler
Creating the Magic: Technologies for Entertainment
OEC Lunch
Zurich, Switzerland, 21 Sept. 2015

 
uncannyValley
 
 

T. Beeler
Auf dem Weg zum Digitalen Double
Expedition ins Uncanny Valley
Zurich, Switzerland, 01 Nov. 2014

 
summerSchoolBio2014
 
 

T. Beeler
Passive Spatio-Temporal Geometry Reconstruction of Human Faces at Very High Fidelity
8th Zurich Summer School on Multiscale Biomedical Imaging
Zurich, Switzerland, 10 Sept. 2014

 
sccg2014
 
 

T. Beeler
Passive Spatio-Temporal Geometry Reconstruction of Human Faces at Very High Fidelity
Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG) 2014
Smolencie, Slovakia, 28 May. 2014

 
FAA2012
 
 

T. Beeler
Passive Spatio-Temporal Geometry Reconstruction of Human Faces at Very High Fidelity
Symposium on Facial Analysis and Animation (FAA) 2012
Vienna, Austria, 21 Sept. 2012

 
CoMe
 
 

T. Beeler
Geometry and Motion
CoMe
Basel, Switzerland, 21 Aug. 2012

 
3DBodyScanning
 
 

T. Beeler
Geometry and Motion
3D Body Scanning Technologies, 2nd International Conference
Lugano, Switzerland, 25-26 Oct. 2011

Patents

The following list is likely out of date, best to ask Google :).
 
patent
 
 

A. Accardo, S. Hedinsson, A. Smolic, M Farre Guiu, T. Beeler
Descriptive metadata extraction and linkage with editorial content
US 20190082235 A1, US 10264329 B2
[Patent][Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley, C. Cao
Real-time high-quality facial performance capture
US 10019826B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

Y Kozlov, B. Thomaszewski, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, M. Baecher, M. Gross
Methods and systems of enriching blendshape rigs with physical simulation
US US10297065B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

M. Klaudiny, S. McDonagh, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, I. Matthews, K. Mitchell
Markerless face tracking with synthetic priors
US 10147023B1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

C. Wu, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, M. Gross
Model-based teeth reconstruction
US 20180085201A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

P. Berard, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, M. Gross
Methods and systems of performing eye reconstruction using a parametric model
US 20180012418A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

P. Berard, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, M. Gross
Methods and systems of generating a parametric eye model
US 10217265B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

A. Grundhoefer, T. Beeler
Light Ray Based Calibration System and Method
US 20170289534A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

R. Tena, D. Bradley, T. Beeler, J. Snoddy, A. Ayala, I. Matthews, A. Martin, S. Watson
Data driven design and animation of animatronics
US 9818217B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley, C. Wu
Methods and systems of performing performance capture using an anatomically-constrained local model
US 9639737 B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley, C. Wu
Methods and systems of generating an anatomically-constrained local model for performance capture
US 9652890 B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

A. Bermano, T. Beeler, D. Bradley, B. Bickel, M. Gross, Y. Kozlov
Detailed spatio-temporal reconstruction of eyelids
US 20170024907 A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

P. Berard, T. Beeler, D. Bradley
Coupled reconstruction of refractive and opaque surfaces
US 20160143524 A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley
Rigid stabilization of facial expressions
US 20150213307 A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley, J. Echevarria
Capturing and stylizing hair for 3D fabrication
US 20160071316 A1, US 9710965 B2
[Patent][Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler
System and method for camera calibration
US 8917317
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

D. Bradley, T. Beeler
Methods and systems of local signal equalization
US 20150104111 A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, D. Bradley
Reconstruction of deforming surfaces by canceling ambient occlusion and refining 3-d shape
US 8712179 B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

B. Bickel, P. Kaufmann, B. Thomaszewski, D. Bradley, P. Jackson, S. Marschner, W. Matusik, M. Gross, T. Beeler
Physical Face Cloning
US 2012/0185218 A1, US 20150317451 A1
[Patent][Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, B. Bickel, R. Sumner, M. Gross
System and method for invariant-based normal estimation
US 8611674 B1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, B. Bickel, R. Sumner, M. Gross, P. Beardsley
Mesoscopic geometry modulation
US 8633926 B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, B. Bickel, R. Sumner, M. Gross, P. Beardsley, S. Marschner
Coupled reconstruction of hair and skin
US 20120313937 A1
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

T. Beeler, B. Bickel, R. Sumner, M. Gross, P. Beardsley
System and method for calculating an optimization for a facial reconstruction based on photometric and surface consistency
US 8670606 B2
[Patent]

 
patent
 
 

J. R. Tena, M. Mahler, I. Matthews, H. Yeh, T. Beeler, R. Sumner, C. Tetro, J-T. C. Ngo
Techniques for processing reconstructed three-dimensional image data
US 20130307848 A1, US 9734628 B2
[Patent][Patent]

 

(c) 2011-2020 by Thabo Beeler