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Ming Li
Max-Planck-Institut for Computer Science
Computer Graphics Group

Stuhlsatzenhausweg 85
D-66123 Saarbrücken


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Research Interests
  • Image-based Modeling and Rendering
  • Augmented Reality
  • Hardware-Accelerated Rendering
Computer Graphics and Computer Vision in a Coordinate System
Research collections on visual hulls


Short CV

   09/1993 - 07/1997
       Bachelor of Science, Computer science, Zhejiang University , Hangzhou, PR China
   09/1997 - 03/2000
        Master of Science,   Computer science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China
   04/2000 - 09/2004
        PhD student,  Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken, Germany


  • Ming Li.  Towards Real-Time Novel View Synthesis Using Visual Hulls. PhD Thesis. Sep. 2004.
[Paper]  [Presentation with embedded video part1,  part2,  part3]  [Presentation without embedded video]
  • Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  Hardware-Accelerated Rendering of Photo Hulls. Eurographics'04. Sep. 2004.
[Paper]  [Presentation]
  • Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  A Hybrid Hardware-Accelerated Algorithm for High Quality Rendering of Visual Hulls. pp. 41-48,  Graphics Interface'04. May 2004.
[Paper]  [Presentation]  [Video1: Visual cone trimming vs. Hybird rendering]  [Video2:  Per-vertex vs. Per-fragment blending weight computation]
  • Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  Improved Hardware-Accelerated Visual Hull Rendering. VMV 2003. pp. 151-158. Nov. 2003.
[Paper]  [Video1: Input video streams]  [Video2:  Dancer  in  video room]
  • Christian Theobalt, Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel. A Flexible and Versatile Studio for Synchronized Multi-View Video Recording. In Proc. of Vision, Video and Graphics 2003, pp. 9-16. July 2003.

  • Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  Hardware-Accelerated Visual Hull Reconstruction and Rendering. pp. 65-71. Graphics Interface'2003. June 2003.
[Paper]  [Presentation]  [Video]
  • Ming Li, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  Online Accelerated Rendering of Visual Hulls in Real Scenes. Journal of WSCG 2003. 11(2): 290-297. Feb 2003.
[Paper]  [Presentation]  [Video]
  • Ming Li, Hartmut Schirmacher, Marcus Magnor, Hans-Peter Seidel.  Combining Stereo and Visual Hull Information for On-line Reconstruction and Rendering of Dynamic Scenes. IEEE 2002 Workshop on Multimedia and Signal Processing. pp. 9-12. Dec 2002.
[Paper]  [Presentation]  [Video]
  • Hartmut Schirmacher, Ming Li, and Hans-Peter Seidel. On-the-fly processing of generalized Lumigraphs. In Proc. Eurographics 2001, Computer Graphics Forum. Eurographics Association, Blackwell, 2001.

  • [Paper]
  • Ming Li. Correspondence Analysis Between The Image Formation Pipelines of Graphics and Vision. IX Spanish Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Processing. May 2001.

  • [Paper]  [Presentation]
  • Ming Li , Weidong Geng, Yunhe Pan. Surrounding Touring Simulation Based on Realistic Photographs. Application Research of Computers. 1999.5. [In Chinese]

  • Geng Weidong, Pan Yunhe, Ming Li, Yang Jian. Picture-based Virtual Touring. Special Issue "VR in China", International Journal of Virtual Reality. 1999.


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