Dr Vitaliy Kurlin: mathematics & computer science

Current research: topological data analysis. Everything is possible!

E-mail: vitaliy.kurlin(at)gmail.com, University of Liverpool, UK

Selected papers in top journals and conferences

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All papers in the reverse chronological order (Google scholar)

2017 : JEI   EMMCVPR   MathVis   arXiv:1701.08395

2016 : ISVC   PRL   CCIS

2015 : CGF   CAIP   CCCG   IVAPP

2014 : CVPR   CTIC   ICRoM

2013 : JAPS   Image-A

2012 : HHA

Earlier work in pure mathematics: 2008 - 2010 | 2005 - 2007 | 2001 - 2004 | 1999 - 2000

2017 : EMMCVPR   JEI   MathVis   arXiv:1701.08395

mesh reconstruction
  • V. Kurlin, D. Harvey.
  • Superpixels Optimized by Color and Shape (SOCS).
  • Proceedings of EMMCVPR 2017 (Energy Minimization Models in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition), 14 pages, to appear in LNCS, Springer.
  • PDF [14 pages, 4.9M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]  
Voronoi vs CCM
  • J. Forsythe, V. Kurlin.
  • Convex Constrained Meshes for superpixel segmentations of images.
  • Journal of Electronic Imaging, 30 pages, to appear in 2017.
    (substantially exteneded version of the conference paper at ISVC 2016)
  • PDF [30 pages, 6.5M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]  
knotted protein

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2016 : ISVC   PRL   CCIS

meshreconstructione
  • J. Forsythe, V. Kurlin, A. Fitzgibbon.
  • Resolution-independent superpixels based on convex constrained meshes without small angles.
  • Proceedings of ISVC 2016: International Symposium on Visual Computing.
  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science, v. 10072, p. 223-233.
  • PDF [10 pages, 3.7M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]
original image noisy input segmentation
  • V. Kurlin.
  • A fast persistence-based segmentation of noisy 2D clouds with provable guarantees.
  • Pattern Recognition Letters, v. 83 (2016), p. 3-12.
  • PDF [full version: 16 pages, 4.2M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]   url [official]
knotted neuron

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2015 : 4 papers in   CGF   CAIP   CCCG   IVAPP

cloud   skeleton
  • V. Kurlin.
  • A one-dimensional Homologically Persistent Skeleton of an unstructured point cloud in any metric space.
  • Computer Graphics Forum, v. 34, no. 5 (2015), p. 253-262.
  • A special issue devoted to SGP 2015: Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing.
  • PDF [10 pages, 3.2M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]   url [official link]
hieroglyph reconstruction hieroglyph reconstruction
  • V. Kurlin.
  • A Homologically Persistent Skeleton is a fast and robust descriptor of interest points in 2D images.
  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science, v. 9256 (2015), p. 606-617.
  • (Proceedings of CAIP 2015: Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns).
  • PDF [12 pages, 1.2M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]   url [official link]
disk packing
  • H. Edelsbrunner, M. Iglesias-Ham, V. Kurlin.
  • Relaxed disk packing.
  • Proceedings of CCCG 2015: Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, p.128-135.
  • PDF [8 pages, 390K]   web [arXiv:1505.03402]   url [proceedings in pdf, 30M]
a 3-page embedding of a Hopf graph
  • V. Kurlin.
  • A linear time algorithm for visualizing knotted structures in 3 pages.
  • Proceedings of IVAPP 2015: Information Visualization Theory and Applications, p. 5-16.
  • PDF [12 pages, 2.5M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]   url [official link]

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2014 : 3 papers in   CVPR   CTIC   ICRoM

count holes in a cloud
  • V. Kurlin.
  • A fast and robust algorithm to count topologically persistent holes in noisy clouds.
  • Proceedings of CVPR 2014: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, p. 1458-1463
    (top 3 conference in Computer Science, the highest h-index conference in any field).
  • pdf [extended: 10 pages, 1.6M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]
noisy input automatic output
  • V. Kurlin.
  • Auto-completion of contours in sketches, maps and sparse 2D images based on topological persistence.
  • Proceedings of workshop CTIC (Computational Topology in Image Context) at SYNASC 2014
  • (Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing), p. 594-601.
  • PDF [8 pages, 1.1M]   web [project page]   bib [reference]   bib [code: beta-version]
round robots in a metric graph
  • V. Kurlin, M. Safi-Samghabadi.
    Computing a skeleton of the configuration space of 2 round robots on a metric graph.
  • Proceedings of ICRoM 2014: International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics, p. 723-729.
  • PDF [7 pages, 370K]   Slides [pdf, 32 pages, 1.6M]   url [official link]

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2013 : 2 papers

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2012 : 1 paper

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2008 - 2010 : earlier work in pure mathematics

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2005 - 2007 : postdoctoral work

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2001 - 2004 : PhD studies

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1999 - 2000 : MSc studies

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Invited lectures at international conferences

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2011-2014 | 2007-2010 | 2005-2006 | 1999-2004

Oral presentations given in 2017

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Oral presentations given in 1999-2004

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Co-authors in the alphabetical order

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