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Dr.-Ing. Kai Berger - Computer Graphics Lab - TU Braunschweig
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Dr.-Ing. Kai Berger
PostDoc, Computer Graphics Lab, TU Braunschweig
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Office Address

My new adress is:
Dr.-Ing. Kai Berger
7 Keble Rd
Oxford OX1 3QG
United Kingdom

http://intranet.oerc.ox.ac.uk/people/kai-berger
phone: +44 755 75 20 67 2
e-mail: kai.bergeratoerc.ox.ac.uk

Publications

Download bibliography: [bib]

Book Chapters

Fred W. Rauskolb, Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Marcus Magnor, Karsten Cornelsen, Jan Effertz, Thomas Form, Fabian Graefe, Sebastian Ohl, Walter Schumacher, Jörn Marten Wille, Peter Hecker, Tobias Nothdurft, Michael Doering, Kai Homeier, Johannes Morgenroth, Lars Wolf, Christian Basarke, Christian Berger, Tim Gülke, Felix Klose, and Bernhard Rumpe:
"Caroline: An Autonomously Driving Vehicle for Urban Environments",
in Martin Buehler and Karl Iagnemma and Sanjiv Singh (Eds.): The DARPA Urban Challenge, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-03990-4, pp. 441–508, January 2010.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[bib]
Ivo Ihrke, Kai Berger, Bradly Atcheson, Marcus Magnor, and Wolfgang Heidrich:
"Tomographic Reconstruction and Efficient Rendering of Refractive Gas Flows",
in Nitsche, Wolfgang and Dobriloff, Christoph (Eds.): Imaging Measurement Methods for Flow Analysis, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-642-01106-1, pp. 145–154, February 2009.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib]

Journal Articles

Kai Berger, Alexander Wilkie, Andrea Weidlich, and Marcus Magnor:
"Modeling and Verifying the Polarizing Reflectance of Real-World Metallic Surfaces",
Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 24–33, March 2012.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib] [IEEE CG&A]
Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Kai Berger, Anita Sellent, and Marcus Magnor:
"Virtual Video Camera: Image-Based Viewpoint Navigation Through Space and Time",
Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 2555–2568, December 2010.
Part of projects "Image-space Editing of 3D Content" and "Virtual Video Camera".
[pdf] [bib] [video] [youtube]
Fred W. Rauskolb, Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Marcus Magnor, Karsten Cornelsen, Jan Effertz, Thomas Form, Fabian Graefe, Sebastian Ohl, Walter Schumacher, Jörn Marten Wille, Peter Hecker, Tobias Nothdurft, Michael Doering, Kai Homeier, Johannes Morgenroth, Lars Wolf, Christian Basarke, Christian Berger, Tim Gülke, Felix Klose, and Bernhard Rumpe:
"Caroline: An autonomously driving vehicle for urban environments",
Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 674–724, December 2008.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[bib]

Refereed Conference Papers

2011

Kai Berger, Kai Ruhl, Mark Albers, Yannic Schröder, Alexander Scholz, Stefan Guthe, and Marcus Magnor:
"The capturing of turbulent gas flows using multiple Kinects",
in Proc. CDC4CV, November 2011.
ISBN: 978-1-4673-0061-2
Part of projects "Multiple Kinect Studies" and "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Ilya Reshetouski, Marcus Magnor, and Ivo Ihrke:
"Measuring BRDFs of immersed materials",
in Proc. Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV), pp. 325–330, October 2011.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Kai Ruhl, Christian Brümmer, Yannic Schröder, Alexander Scholz, and Marcus Magnor:
"Markerless Motion Capture using multiple Color-Depth Sensors",
in Proc. Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV), pp. 317–324, October 2011.
Part of projects "Multiple Kinect Studies" and "Reality CG".
[pdf] [bib]

2010

Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Anita Sellent, and Marcus Magnor:
"A ghosting artifact detector for interpolated image quality assessment",
in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE), June 2010.
Part of projects "Video Quality Assessment" and "Virtual Video Camera".
[pdf] [bib]
Andrea Keil, Georgia Albuquerque, Kai Berger, and Marcus Magnor:
"Real-Time Gaze Tracking with a Consumer-Grade Video Camera",
in Proc. WSCG, Plzen, Czech Republic, UNION Agency -- Science Press, February 2010.
[pdf] [bib]
Christian Lipski, Denis Bose, Martin Eisemann, Kai Berger, and Marcus Magnor:
"Sparse Bundle Adjustment Speedup Strategies",
in WSCG Communication Papers Proceedings, pp. 85–88, February 2010.
Part of project "Virtual Video Camera".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Christian Linz, Christian Lipski, Tobi Vaudrey, Reinhard Klette, and Marcus Magnor:
"Target Space Interactivity - The end of 3D widgets ",
in WSCG Communication Papers Proceedings, February 2010.
[pdf] [bib]

2009

Kai Berger, Bradly Atcheson, Ivo Ihrke, Wolfgang Heidrich, and Marcus Magnor:
"Tomographic 4D Reconstruction of Gas Flows in the Presence of Occluders",
in Proc. Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV), November 2009.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Anita Sellent, and Marcus Magnor:
"A ghosting artifact detector for interpolated image quality assessment",
in Proc. ACM Applied Perception in Computer Graphics and Visualization (APGV), September 2009.
Part of projects "Video Quality Assessment" and "Virtual Video Camera".
[pdf] [bib]
Christian Lipski, Kai Berger, and Marcus Magnor:
"vIsage - A visualization and debugging framework for distributed system applications",
in Proc. WSCG, Plzen, Czech Republic, vol. 2009, pp. 1–7, UNION Agency -- Science Press, February 2009.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[pdf] [bib]

2008

Kai Berger, Christian Linz, Christian Lipski, Timo Stich, and Marcus Magnor:
"Echtzeiterkennung von befahrbaren Bereichen in urbanen Szenarien",
in Proc. GI-Fachausschuß (FA) Echtzeitsysteme real-time, October 2008.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[pdf] [bib]
Christian Lipski, Björn Scholz, Kai Berger, Christian Linz, Timo Stich, and Marcus Magnor:
"A Fast and Robust Approach to Lane Marking Detection and Lane Tracking",
in Proc. IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Washington, DC, USA, vol. 2008, pp. 57–60, IEEE Computer Society, July 2008.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Timo Stich, and Marcus Magnor:
"The area processing unit of Caroline - Finding the way through DARPA's Urban Challenge",
in Proc. 2nd Workshop Robot Vision (RobVis 2008), February 2008.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[pdf] [bib]

Technical Reports

Yannic Schröder, Alexander Scholz, Kai Berger, Kai Ruhl, Stefan Guthe, and Marcus Magnor:
"Multiple Kinect Studies",
Technical Report no. 09-15, ICG, October 2011.
Part of project "Multiple Kinect Studies".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Ivo Ihrke, and Marcus Magnor:
"Refractive Index Dependent Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions",
Technical Report, TU Braunschweig, November 2010.
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Anita Sellent, and Marcus Magnor:
"A ghosting artifact detector for interpolated image quality assessment",
Technical Report, TU Braunschweig, July 2009.
Part of project "Video Quality Assessment".
[pdf] [bib]
Christian Basarke, Kai Berger, Karsten Cornelsen, Michael Doering, Jan Effertz, Thomas Form, Tim Gülke, Fabian Graefe, Peter Hecker, Kai Homeier, Felix Klose, Christian Lipski, Marcus Magnor, Johannes Morgenroth, Tobias Nothdurft, Sebastian Ohl, Fred W. Rauskolb, Bernhard Rumpe, and Lars Wolf:
"Team CarOLO - Technical Paper",
Technical Report no. 2008-7, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Carl-Friedrich-Gauss-Fakultät, October 2008.
Part of project "Computer Vision Algorithms for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007".
[pdf] [bib]

PhD Theses

Kai Berger:
"Measuring, Modeling and Verification of Light-Matter Interaction Phenomena",
PhD thesis, TU Braunschweig, September 2012.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[bib]

Miscellaneous

Kai Ruhl, Kai Berger, Christian Lipski, Felix Klose, Yannic Schröder, Alexander Scholz, and Marcus Magnor:
"Integrating multiple depth sensors into the virtual video camera",
Poster at Siggraph, August 2011.
SIGGRAPH '11: ACM SIGGRAPH 2011 Posters
Part of projects "Multiple Kinect Studies", "Reality CG", "Virtual Video Camera", and "Who Cares?".
[pdf] [bib]
Kai Berger, Ilya Reshetouski, Marcus Magnor, and Ivo Ihrke:
"Refractive Index Dependent Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions ",
Poster at Siggraph, August 2011.
Part of project "Physics-based Rendering".
[pdf] [bib]
Christian Lipski, Christian Linz, Kai Berger, and Marcus Magnor:
"Virtual Video Camera: Image-Based Viewpoint Navigation Through Space and Time",
August 2009.
SIGGRAPH '09: ACM SIGGRAPH 2009 Posters
[pdf] [bib]

Curriculum Vitae:

Since August 2012Postdoc at Oxford e-Research Centre
August 2011ACM SRC grant winner
November 2009Organisation of VMV 2009
Since Oct, 2008Researching as PhD student at Computer Graphics Lab, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Sept, 2008Graduated in computer science (Informatik) at TU Braunschweig, Germany
Aug, 2006 - Nov, 2007Computer Vision developer at Team CarOLO
Oct, 2004 - Sept, 2008Student at TU Braunschweig, Germany
Jul, 2004 - Oct. 2004Praktikum at Computer Graphics Lab, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Jul, 2004Abitur at Wilhelm-Gymnasium, Braunschweig, Germany
16. Mar, 1985born in Braunschweig, Germany

Research Visits:

Nov, 2009 - Jan, 2010Research Visit at MPII, Saarland University, Germany
Oct - Nov, 2008Research Visit at Imager lab, University of British Columbia, Canada
Feb - Mar, 2008Research Visit at CITR lab, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Teaching:

WS 2011/12 TA at Computergrafik 1 - Grundlagen (Modul INF-CG-01) Diplomanden- und Doktorandenseminar (Visual Computing Colloquium, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-005)
WS 2010/11 TA at Computergrafik 1 - Grundlagen (Modul INF-CG-01) Diplomanden- und Doktorandenseminar (Visual Computing Colloquium, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-005)
SS 2010 Guest Starring at Bildbasierte Modelling (Modul: INF-CG-03, Vst.Nr.:INF-CG-001, INF-CG-017)
WS 2009/2010 Diplomanden- und Doktorandenseminar (Visual Computing Colloquium, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-005)
  Teamprojekt: Virtual Video Camera (Modul: INF-STD-10, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-019)
  Teamprojekt: 3D-Spielentwicklung (Modul: INF-STD-10, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-019)
SS 2009 Diplomanden- und Doktorandenseminar (Visual Computing Colloquium, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-005)
WS 2008/2009 Diplomanden- und Doktorandenseminar (Visual Computing Colloquium, Vst.Nr.: INF-CG-005)

Supervision:

A. Schäfer, Projektarbeit, Generating a BRDF-Editor for the reflectance of surfaces inside refractive substances [pdf] [bib]
A. Wierzbowski, Bachelor thesis, Avatar: Controlling your robot [pdf] [bib]
M. Richter, Diplomarbeit, Subdivision surface reduction [pdf][bib]
R. Weiss, Bachelorarbeit, Virtual Video Quality [pdf][bib]
C. Bruemmer, Bachelorarbeit, Avatar: Depth-based Multi-Camera Motion Capturing [pdf][bib]
M. Albers, Bachelorarbeit, The Capturing Of Turbulent Gas Flows Using Multiple Kinects [pdf][bib]
Y. Schroeder, Bachelorarbeit, Super-Resolution for Active Light Sensor Enhancement [pdf][bib]

Miscellaneous :

C. Lipski, C. Linz,K. Berger, M. Magnor
"Virtual Video Camera: Image-Based Viewpoint Navigation Through Space and Time"
Poster at Siggraph 2009
[pdf]
K. Berger, C. Linz, M. Magnor
"Integration of methods for interactive model refinement and improved projective texturing into a system for multi view motion capture"
Diplomarbeit
K. Berger, C. Lipski, M. Magnor
"Recognizing driveable terrain - an analysis of clustering methods"
Studienarbeit
[pdf]

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TU Braunschweig - Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik - Computer Graphics - Team - Dr.-Ing. Kai Berger