Day 1: Wednesday, Sept. 30

11:00 - 11:30    Registration and welcome coffee

11:30 - 13:00    Tutorial 1: Visualization as Tool to Minimize Possible Negative Automation Consequences. Gei▀ler, Strau▀, Wellein, Voitel, Lubrich, Neophytou, Mueller, Bartz

13:00 - 14:30    LUNCH

14:30 - 16:00     Tutorial 2: Perception Research in Virtual Reality. Cunningham, Mohler, Riecke

16:00 - 16:30     COFFEE

16:30 - 18:30     Panel: Cutting Edge Problems in Virtual Environments. Bodenheimer, Riecke, Kearney, Interrante

19:00 - 21:00     WELCOME RECEPTION

Day 2: Thursday, Oct. 1

8:45   Opening Remarks

9:05 - 10:55    Session 1: Virtual Environments I

     Distance Perception in Virtual Environments: A Closer Look at the Horizon and the Error,    Williams, Rasor, Narasimham

     Distance Perception in NPR Immersive Virtual Environments, Revisited,     Phillips, Kaeding, Ries, Interrante

     Display Size does not Affect Egocentric Distance Perception of Naturalistic Stimuli,     Riecke, Behbahani, Shaw

     Transitional Environments Enhance Distance Perception in Immersive Virtual Reality Systems,     Steinicke, Bruder, Hinrichs, Lappe, Ries, Interrante

     Effects of Scale Change on Distance Perception in Virtual Environments,     Nguyen, Ziemer, Plumert, Cremer, Kearney

10:55 - 11:15    COFFEE

11:15 - 12:45    Session 2: Virtual Environments II; Realistic Humans

     Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Evaluate Pedestrian Street Crossing Decisions at a Roundabout,     Wu, Ashmead, Bodenheimer

     The Interaction between Motion and Form in Expression Recognition,     Cunningham, Wallraven

     Screen-Space Perceptual Rendering of Human Skin,     Jimenez, Sundstedt, Gutierrez

     Talking Bodies: Sensitivity to De-synchronisation of Conversations,     McDonnell, Ennis, Dobbyn, O'Sullivan

12:45 - 14:00    LUNCH

14:00 - 15:35    Session 3: Displays and Visualization

     Video Viewing Preferences for HDR Displays under Varying Ambient Illumination,     Rempel, Heidrich, Li, Mantiuk

     Display Considerations for Night and Low-Illumination Viewing,     Mantiuk, Rempel, Heidrich

     Evaluation of Glyph-based Multivariate Scalar Volume Visualization Techniques,     Feng, Lee, Kwock, Taylor

     Perception of Differences in Natural-image Stimuli: Why is Peripheral Viewing Poorer than Foveal?     To, Gilchrist, Troscianko, Kho, Tolhurst

15:35 - 16:05    Posters Fast Forward

16:05 - 16:30    COFFEE

16:30 - 18:00    Posters Session

19:00 - 22:00     SYMPOSIUM DINNER

Day 3: Friday, Oct. 2

9:15 - 10:30    Session 4: Animation and Transitions

     The Role of Animation and User-Controlled Interactions in Viewing 3D Structures,     Sando, Tory, Irani

     Analyzing Animated Representations of Complex Causal Semantics,     Kadaba, Irani, Leboe

     Handling Occluders in Transitions from Panoramic Images: A Perceptual Study,     Morvan, O'Sullivan

10:30 - 11:00    COFFEE

11:00 - 12:15    Session 5: Rendering and Illumination

     A Schema-based Selective Rendering Framework,     Zotos, Mania, Mourkoussis

     On Predicting Visual Popping in Dynamic Scenes,     Schwarz, Stamminger

     Perceptual Influence of Approximate Visibility in Indirect Illumination,     Yu, Cox, Kim, Ritschel, Grosch, Dachsbacher, Kautz

12:15 - 13:30    LUNCH

13:30 - 15:00    Session 6: Textures

     Factors Influencing the Choice of Projection Textures for Displaying Layered Surfaces,     Bair, House, Ware

     A Case Study Evaluation: Perceptually Accurate Textured Surface Models,     Ward, Glencross

     Quality Assessment of Fractalized NPR Textures: a Perceptual Objective Metric,     Pierre, Thollot, Sillion

     Investigating the Effect of Real-time Abstraction Techniques on User Task Performance,     Redmond, Dingliana

15:00 - 15:15    Closing Remarks

15:15 - 15:30    Coffee

15:30 - 16:00    Business Meeting

APGV 2009

September 30 - October 2




Crete, Greece