Web3D 2004 Symposium
Programs and Papers

April 5-8, 2004
Monterey, California, USA

Program Outline:

  • Registration: Daily beginning at 8:00AM
  • Monday April 5 and Tuesday April 6: Tutorials & Workshops

    Monday (X3D Day)   Tuesday
    Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 1 Room 2
    9:00-9:30 Introduction to X3D (Daly) GeoSpatial
    9:35-10:30 Intro to X3D
    X3D Binary
    (Hudson & Brutzman)
    10:30-11:00 -- Break -- -- Break --
    11:00-12:30 X3D Authoring
    (Victor & Rosenthal)
    X3D Binary
    (Hudson & Brutzman)
    12:30-1:45 -- Lunch -- -- Lunch --
    1:45-4:00 X3D Authoring
    (Victor & Rosenthal)
      X3D UI
    4:00-4:30 -- Break -- -- Break --
    4:30-6:00 X3D Futures - Panel
    (Brutzman and Parisi)
      CAD WG
    7:00 Board of Directors Dinner
    X3D Specification Team Meeting

  • Wednesday April 7: Papers, Keynote speakers, Exhibits Open
    • Session 1: Rendering
      • 9:00-9:30am   An XML-based Visual Shading Language for Vertex and Fragment Shaders.
        Ralf Borau, Frank Goetz, Gitta Domik, University of Paderborn
      • 9:30-10:00am   X3D Programmable Shaders.
        Goncalo Nuno, Moutinho de Carvalho University of Teesside; Tony Gill, CSIRO; Tony Parisi, Media Machines
      • 10:00-10:30am   3D Graphics Rendering Time Modeling and Control for Mobile Terminals.
        Nicolaas Tack, IMEC and KU; Leuven Francisco Moran, Universidad Politicnica de Madrid; Gauthier Lafruit, IMEC; Rudy Lauwereins, IMEC and KU. Leuven
      • Break (10:30-11:00am)
    • Session 2: Keynote speakers
      • 11:00-12:00pm
        CAPT Chris Gunderson USN, Commanding Officer of Fleet Numerical Meteorological & Oceanographic Center (FNMOC)

        Doug Twilleager, Chief Architect of the Game Technologies Group at Sun Microsystems, Inc.
      • Lunch (12:00-1:30pm)
    • Session 3: Interaction
      • 1:30-2:30pm   Web3D Consortium Futures Panel
        Neil Trevett, Web3D Consortium President and Senior Vice President for Market Development, 3Dlabs
      • 2:30-3:00pm   Adaptive Interaction in Web3D Virtual Worlds.
        Augusto Celentano, Michele Nodari, Fabio Pittarello, Università Ca' Foscari - Venezia
      • 3:00-3:30pm   Model-based Design Generation and Evaluation of Virtual User Interfaces.
        Laurent Bouillon, Chow Kwok Chieu, Universite Catholique de Louvain
      • 3:30-4:00pm   Automatic Derivation of Electronic Maps from X3D/VRML Worlds
        Lucio Ieronutti, Roberto Ranon, Luca Chittaro, HCI Lab, University of Udine
      • Break (4:00-4:30pm)
    • Session 4: Production
      • 4:30-5:00pm   The Unreal Editor as a Web3D Authoring Environment.
        David Arendash, Quantum Leap Computing
      • 5:00-5:30pm   Building Virtual and Augmented Reality Museum Exhibitions.
        Rafal Wojciechowski, Krzysztof Walczak, Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics; Martin White, University of Sussex
      • (Not being presented.)  Visual Specification of Behaviors in VRML Worlds.
        Shapour Arjomandy, Trevor Smedley, Dalhousie University
      • 5:30-6:00pm   Web3D Art Show
        Karel Dudesek, Organizer
      • Break (6:00-7:30pm)
      • Dinner and Demonstrations (7:30-9:00pm)
  • Thursday April 8: Papers, Keynote speakers, Exhibits Open
    • Session 5: Infrastructure
      • 9:00-9:30am   A VRML97-X3D Extension for Massive Scenery Management in Virtual Worlds.
        Jean-eudes Marvie, INRIA-INSA; Kadi Bouatouch, INRIA-Universite de Rennes
      • 9:30-10:00am   3TP: 3-D Models Transport Protocol.
        Ghassan Al-Regib, Yucel Altunbasak, Georgia Institute of Technology
      • 10:00-10:30am   Adding a Fourth Dimension to Three Dimensional Virtual Spaces.
        Robina Hetherington, Liverpool Hope University College; John Scott, University College Chester
      • Break (10:30-11:00am)
    • Session 6: Immersion
      • 11:00-11:30am   Utilizing X3D for Immersive Environments.
        Johannes Behr, Patrick D Ohne, Marcus Roth, ZGDV Computer Graphics Center
      • 11:30-12:00pm   JINX: An X3D Browser for VR Immersive Simulation Based on Clusters of Commodity Computers.
        Luciano Soares, Marcelo Zuffo, Integrated System Laboratory - USP
      • Lunch (12:00-1:00pm)
    • Session 7: Visualization I
      • 1:00-1:30pm   PathSim Visualizer: an Information-Rich Virtual Environment for Systems Biology.
        Doug Bowman, Chris North, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Reinhard Laubenbacher, Karen Duca, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
      • 1:30-2:00pm   Using GeoVRML for 3D Oceanographic Data Visualization.
        Michael McCann, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
      • Break (2:00-2:30pm)
    • Session 8: Visualization II
      • 2:30-3:00pm   Interactive Web-Based Visualization of Block Model Data.
        Tony Gill, Con Caris, Guy LeBlanc Smith, CSIRO Exploration and Mining
      • 3:00-3:30pm Periscope:   A System for Adaptive 3D Visualization of Search Results.
        Wojciech Wiza, Krzysztof Walczak, Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics