News

10/2016: Our work on learning sounds from video will appear at an ECCV workshop
08/2016: Source code for our approximate nearest neighbor method can be found here
06/2016: Joined 2016 SIGGRAPH Asia course committee.
04/2016: Matlab source code for our Bilateral Video Segmentation paper can be found here
04/2016: Matlab source code for our Phase Based Interpolation paper can be found here
03/2016: Our work on bilateral space video segmentation will appear at CVPR 2016.
03/2016: Our work on fast approximate nearest neighbor queries on GPU will appear at CVPR 2016.
02/2016: Data from our panoramic stitching project is available here.
12/2015: FaceDirector got covered by a number of blogs!
12/2015: Our work on 3D object segmentation from video will appear in ACM TOG in 2016.
11/2015: I moved to Adobe Research in Seattle!
11/2015: Joined 2016 SIGGRAPH technical papers committee.

Select Publications

Bilateral Space Video Segmentation

Nicolas Maerki, Federico Perazzi, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

CVPR 2016

Supplemental Material: [code]

Efficient 3D Object Segmentation from Densely Sampled Light Fields with Applications to 3D Reconstruction

Kaan Yucer, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Oliver Wang, Olga Sorkine-Hornung

SIGGRAPH TOG 2016

Sampling Based Scene-Space Video Processing

Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

SIGGRAPH 2015

Supplemental Material: [presentation]

Phase-Based Frame Interpolation for Video

Simone Meyer, Oliver Wang, Henning Zimmer, Max Grosse, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

CVPR 2015 oral.

Supplemental Material: [code]

VideoSnapping: Interactive Synchronization of Multiple Videos

Oliver Wang, Christopher Schroers, Henning Zimmer, Markus Gross, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

SIGGRAPH 2014

Supplemental Material: [presentation]

DuctTake: Spatiotemporal Video Compositing

Jan Rüegg, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross

Eurographics 2013

Supplemental Material: [presentation]

Practical Temporal Consistency for Image-Based Graphics Applications

Manuel Lang, Oliver Wang, Tunc Aydin, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross

SIGGRAPH 2012

Nonlinear Disparity Mapping for Stereoscopic 3D

Manuel Lang, Alexander Hornung, Oliver Wang, Steven Poulakos, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross

SIGGRAPH 2010

Most cited paper from SIGGRAPH 2010!

Patents

Panoramic Video from Unstructured Camera Arrays with Globally Consistent Parallax Removal
US Patent No. 0028950 A1, 2016

Method and System for Providing and Displaying Optional Overlays
US Patent No. 0057488 A1, 2016

Practical Temporal Consistency for Video Applications
US Patent No. 9036089 B2, 2015

Interactive Synchronization of Multiple Videos
US Patent No. 0332096 A1, 2015

Simulating Color Diffusion in a Graphical Display
US Patent No. 0193950 A1, 2015

Spatio-Temporal Video Compositing
US Patent No. 0071612 B2, 2015

Systems and Methods for Converting Video
US Patent No. 8928729 B2, 2015

Discontinuous warping for 2D-to-3D conversions
US Patent No. 8666146 B1, 2014

Synthesizing Views Based on Image Domain Warping
US Patent No. 20,130,057,644, 2013

Stereoscopic editing for video production, post-production and display adaptation
EP Patent 2,323,416, 2011. US Patent No. 20,110,109,720 2011

Automated Detection of Creases and/or Tears in Scanned Prints
US Patent No. 11/823,491. 2007

Courses and Lectures

Lecturer at ETH

252-0543-01L Computer Graphics. Joint assignment. (2013, 2014)
Gave lectures on ray tracing, sampling, light fields, and image based rendering.

Invited Talks

Stanford University (2016)
IST Austria (2015)
University of British Columbia, Adobe, Google (2014)
Pixar, Universitat Ulm, UC Santa Cruz (2013)

Invited Courses

Content Creation for Stereoscopic 3D and Beyond. COST Training School on 3D Media, UX and Computational Architecture (2012)
Image-Based Empirical Information Acquisition, Scientific Reliability, and Long Term Digital Preservation for the Natural Sciences and Cultural Heritage. Eurographics (2008)

Professional Services

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 Course Committee
SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Committee
JCGT 2015 Editorial Board
SIGGRAPH 2015 Technical Papers Committee
CVPR 2015 Program Committee
Eurographics 2015 Short Paper Committee
Emerging Technologies for 3D Video Authored Chapter
ICME 2013 Technical Program Committee
3DTV-CON 2012 Organizing Committee

Reviewer

SIGGRAPH (2016,2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010), CVPR (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013), ECCV (2015,2014, 2012), SIGGRAPH Asia (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011), Eurographics (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011), EGSR (2015), UIST (2016), CHI (2016), IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012), ACM TOG (2015, 2014, 2013), IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2016), ICIP (2013), ICME (2013), VMV (2013), SI:3D Imaging, Processing and Modeling (2012), Computer Graphics Forum (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013), SAP (2016), EUSIPCO (2012), Pacific Graphics (2015, 2012, 2011), PCS (2012), Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (2012), The Visual Computer Journal (2011), IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2011)

Awards

ARCS Foundation
2008-2009 Fellowship.

Work Experience

Adobe Research
Seattle, Wa 2015-Today
Senior Research Scientist

Disney Research Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland 2009-2015
Research Internship, Post-Doc, Associate Research Scientist, Research Scientist

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Saarbrüken, Germany 2007-2008
Visiting Researcher

Industrial Light and Magic
San Francisco, Ca 2007
R&D Intern

Hewlett-Packard
Palo Alto, Ca 2006
Research Internship

StereoGraphics
San Rafael, Ca 2003
R&D Engineer

Complete Publication List

Suggesting Sounds for Images from Video Collections
Matthias Soler, Jean-Charles Bazin, Oliver Wang, Andreas Krause, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
ECCV Workshop 2016

Efficient Large-scale Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search on the GPU
Patrick Wieschollek, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Hendrik P.A. Lensch
CVPR 2016
Supplemental Material: [code]

Bilateral Space Video Segmentation
Nicolas Maerki, Federico Perazzi, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
CVPR 2016
Supplemental Material: [code]

Efficient 3D Object Segmentation from Densely Sampled Light Fields with Applications to 3D Reconstruction
Kaan Yucer, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Oliver Wang, Olga Sorkine-Hornung
SIGGRAPH TOG 2016

Fully Connected Object Proposals for Video Segmentation
Federico Perazzi, Oliver Wang, Markus Gross, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
ICCV 2015

FaceDirector: Continuous Control of Facial Performance in Video
Charles Malleson, Jean-Charles Bazin, Oliver Wang, Derek Bradley, Thabo Beeler, Adrian Hilton, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
ICCV 2015

Reconstruction of Articulated Objects from a Moving Camera 
Kaan Yucer, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Olga Sorkine-Hornung
ICCV Workshop 2015

Efficient GPU Based Sampling for Scene-Space Video Processing 
Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
VMV 2015

Sampling Based Scene-Space Video Processing
Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
SIGGRAPH 2015
Supplemental Material: [presentation]

Path-space Motion Estimation and Decomposition for Robust Animation Filtering
Henning Zimmer, Fabrice Rousselle, Wenzel Jakob, Oliver Wang, David Adler, Wojciech Jarosz, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
EGSR 2015

Phase-Based Frame Interpolation for Video
Simone Meyer, Oliver Wang, Henning Zimmer, Max Grosse, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
CVPR 2015 oral.
Supplemental Material: [code]

Scalable Structure From Motion for Densely Sampled Videos (including datasets)
Benjamin Resch, Hendrik P. A. Lensch, Oliver Wang, Marc Pollefeys, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
CVPR 2015
Supplemental Material: [data]

Panoramic Video from Unstructured Camera Arrays
Federico Perazzi, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Henning Zimmer, Oliver Wang, Scott Watson, Markus Gross
Eurographics 2015
Supplimental Material: [data]

High-Speed Object Tracking Using an Asynchronous Temporal Contrast Sensor
Daniel Saner, Oliver Wang, Simon Heinzle, Yael Pritch, Aljoscha Smolic, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Markus Gross
VMV 2014

ColorBrush: Animated Diffusion for Intuitive Colorization Simulating Water Painting
Nicolas Maerki, Oliver Wang, Markus Gross, Aljosa Smolic
ICIP 2014

MasterCam FVV: Robust Registration of Multiview Sports Video to a Static High-Resolution Master Camera for Free Viewpoint Video
Florian Angehrn, Oliver Wang, Yagiz Aksoy, Markus Gross, Aljosa Smolic
ICIP 2014

VideoSnapping: Interactive Synchronization of Multiple Videos
Oliver Wang, Christopher Schroers, Henning Zimmer, Markus Gross, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung
SIGGRAPH 2014
Supplemental Material: [presentation]

Dynamic Time Warping Based 3D Contours
Simone Croci, Aljoscha Smolic, Oliver Wang
VMV 2013.

Distinguishing Texture Edges From Object Boundaries in Video
Oliver Wang, Martina Dümecke, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
IEEE TIP 2013.

Automatic View Synthesis by Image-Domain-Warping
Niko Stefanoski, Oliver Wang, Manuel Lang, Pierre Griesen, Simon Heinzle, Aljoscha Smolic
IEEE TIP 2013.

Personal Photo Enhancement using Internet Photo Collections
Chenxi Zhang, Jizhou Gao, Oliver Wang, Pierre Georgel, Ruigang Yang, James Davis, Jan-Michael Frahm, Marc Pollefeys
TVCG Apr 2013. Spotlight paper.

Depth Estimation and Depth Enhancement by Diffusion of Depth Features
Nikolce Stefanoski, Can Bal, Manuel Lang, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic
ICIP 2013

Computational Sports Broadcasting: Automated Director Assistance for Live Sports [pdf]
Christine Chen, Oliver Wang, Simon Heinzle, Peter Carr, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
ICME 2013

DuctTake: Spatiotemporal Video Compositing
Jan Rüegg, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
Eurographics 2013
Supplemental Material: [presentation]

Finite Element Image Warping
Peter Kaufmann, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
Eurographics 2013

Practical Temporal Consistency for Image-Based Graphics Applications
Manuel Lang, Oliver Wang, Tunc Aydin, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
SIGGRAPH 2012

Depth Image Based Compositing for Stereo 3D
Lars Schnyder, Manuel Lang, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic
3DTV-CON 2012

Description of 3D Video Coding Technology Proposal by Disney Research Zurich and Fraunhofer HHI.
Niko Stefanoski, Pedro Espinosa, Oliver Wang, Manuel Lang, Aljoscha Smolic, Sebastian Bosse, Miguel Farre, Karsten Müller, Heiko Schwarz, Martin Winken, Thomas Wiegand
MPEG Doc. M22668 2011

Disparity-aware Stereo 3D Production Tools
Aljoscha Smolic, Steven Poulakos, Simon Heinzle, Pierre Greisen, Manuel Lang, Alexander Hornung, Miquel Farre, Nikolce Stefanoski, Oliver Wang. Lars Schnyder, Rafael Monroy, Markus Gross
CVMP 2011

StereoBrush: Interactive 2D to 3D Conversion Using Discontinuous Warps
Oliver Wang, Manuel Lang, Matthias Frei, Alexander Hornung, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
SBIM 2011

Gradient Domain HDR Compositing [pdf]
Oliver Wang, James Davis
SIGGRAPH 2011 Poster

2D to 3D Conversion of Sports Content Using Panoramas [pdf]
Lars Schnyder, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic
ICIP 2011. Best student paper award.

Automatic Content Creation for Multiview Autostereoscopic Displays Using Image Domain Warping
Miquel Farre, Oliver Wang, Aljoscha Smolic
ICME 2011

Nonlinear Disparity Mapping for Stereoscopic 3D
Manuel Lang, Alexander Hornung, Oliver Wang, Steven Poulakos, Aljoscha Smolic, Markus Gross
SIGGRAPH 2010. Most cited paper from SIGGRAPH 2010.

Illumination for Clarity
Oliver Wang
PhD. Dissertation, UC Santa Cruz. Department of Computer Science. 2010

Real-Time Temporal Shaping of High-Speed Video Streams
Martin Fuchs, Tongbo Chen, Oliver Wang, Ramesh Raskar, Hans-Peter Seidel, Hendrik P.A. Lensch
Computers & Graphics 2010

A Context-Aware Light Source
Oliver Wang, Martin Fuchs, Christian Fuchs, James Davis, Hans-Peter Seidel, Hendrik P.A. Lensch
ICCP 2010

A Shaped Temporal Filter Camera
Martin Fuchs, Tongbo Chen, Oliver Wang, Ramesh Raskar, Hendrik Lensch
VMV Workshop 2009

Optimized Image Sampling for View and Light Interpolation
Prabath Gunawardane, Oliver Wang, Steve Scher, James Davis, Ian Rickard, Tom Malzbender
VAST 2009

Material Classification using BRDF Slices
Oliver Wang, Prabath Gunawardane, Steve Scher, James Davis
CVPR 2009

Photo Repair And 3D Structure From Flatbed Scanners
Ruggero Pintus, Tom Malzbender, Oliver Wang, Ruth Bergman, Hila Nachlieli
VISAPP 2009

Video Conferencing Relighting Using Infrared Illumination
Oliver Wang, James Davis, Erika Chuang, Ian Rickard, Krystle de Mesa, Chirag Dave
Eurographics 2008

Automatic Natural Video Matting with Depth
Oliver Wang, Jonathan Finger, Qingxiong Yang, James Davis, Ruigang Yang
Pacific Graphics 2007

Synthetic Shutter Speed Imaging [pdf]
Jacob Telleen, Anne Sullivan, Jerry Yee, Oliver Wang, Prabath Gunawardane, Ian Collins, James Davis
Eurographics 2007

A Bayesian Approach to Building Footprint Extraction
Oliver Wang, Suresh Lodha, David Helmbold
3D Data Processing Visualization Transmission 2006

Using Aerial Lidar Data To Segment and Model Buildings [pdf]
Oliver Wang
Masters Thesis, UC Santa Cruz. Department of Computer Science. September 2006