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  • A cost-effective approach for developing application-control GUIs for virtual environments 

    Andújar Gran, Carlos Antonio; Fairén González, Marta; Argelaguet Sanz, Fernando (2006-03)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this paper we present a new approach for fast development of application-control User Interfaces (UIs) for Virtual Environments (VEs). Our approach allows developers to build sophisticated UIs containing both simple ...
  • Affordable immersive projection system for 3d interaction 

    Andújar Gran, Carlos Antonio; Fairén González, Marta; Brunet Crosa, Pere (SIACG, 2002)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes an affordable Virtual Reality system designed and developed by a group of researchers at the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC). The system allows direct selection and manipulation of virtual ...
  • A hybrid rugosity mesostructure (HRM) for faster rendering of fine haptic detail 

    Theoktisto, Víctor; Fairén González, Marta; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel (2009)
    Conference report
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    We propose a faster method for surface haptic rendering using image-based Hybrid Rugosity Mesostructures (HRMs), paired maps with per-face height eld displacements and normalmaps, which are layered on top of a much decimated ...
  • A hybrid rugosity mesostructure (HRM) for rendering fine haptic detail 

    Theoktisto Colmenares, Victor Arturo; Fairén González, Marta; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel (2009-02)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The haptic rendering of surface mesostructure (fine relief features) in dense triangle meshes requires special structures, equipment, and high sampling rates for detailed perception of rugged models. Some approaches simulate ...
  • ATLAS, a platform for distributed graphics applications 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (1997)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    ATLAS, a platform for developing distributed applications by splitting them into several collaborating processes scattered in a local area network is presented. Although of general use, it has features especially designed ...
  • ATLAS, a platform for distributed graphics applications 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (1997-11)
    External research report
    Open Access
    ATLAS, a platform for developing distributed applications by splitting them into several collaborating processes scattered in a local area network is presented. Although of general use, it has features especially designed ...
  • ATLAS, a platform for transparently developing distributed applications 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (Yi Pan, Selim G. Akl, Kegin Li. Anaheim, USA, 1998)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We discuss the design and implementation of a software development platform that allows unsophisticated programmers to include advanced features to their applications with no or very little extra information and effort. ...
  • ATLAS: a platform for transparently developing distributed applications 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (1997-11)
    External research report
    Open Access
    We discuss the design and implementation of a software development platform that allows unsophisticated programmers to include advanced features to their applications with no or very little extra information and effort. ...
  • A topological comparison of surface extraction algorithms 

    Andújar Gran, Carlos Antonio; Brunet Crosa, Pere; Fairén González, Marta; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (2006-01)
    External research report
    Open Access
    In many application areas, it is useful to convert the discrete information stored in the nodes of a regular grid into a continuous boundary model. Isosurface extraction algorithms di er on how the discrete information in ...
  • Automatic code generation for ATLAS communications drivers 

    Vivo Lorenzo, Manuel; Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (1999-12)
    External research report
    Open Access
    ATLAS is a software development platform created in our Department. Among other benefits, it provides support to easily distribute applications over a network. In these applications, communications issues among the different ...
  • De Menos a Distinto: Estudio de la Implantación de R en las asignaturas del grado de estadística 

    Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume; Fairén González, Marta; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Pasarella Sánchez, Ana Edelmira (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Teaching computer science in degrees that are not computer science related presents an important challenge: to motivate the students and to achieve good average grades. The student’s complaint is always based ...
  • De menos a distinto: estudio de la implantación de R en las asignaturas del grado de estadística 

    Baixeries i Juvillà, Jaume; Fairén González, Marta; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Pasarella Sánchez, Ana Edelmira (Universidad de Almería, 2016-07-05)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Los cursos de informática en las titulaciones que no son informáticas siempre pecan de falta de motivación y buenos resultados de los estudiantes. El argumento del estudiante acostumbra a ser: ¿A mí para que me servirá ...
  • Enabling collaboration in virtual reality navigators 

    Theoktisto Colmenares, Victor Arturo; Fairén González, Marta; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel (2004-03)
    External research report
    Open Access
    In this paper we characterize a feature superset for Collaborative Virtual Reality Environments (CVRE), and derive a component framework to transform stand-alone VR navigators into full-fledged multithreaded ...
  • Enhancing collaboration in virtual reality applications 

    Theoktisto, Víctor; Fairén González, Marta (2005-10)
    Article
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    We derive a complete component framework for transforming standalone virtual reality (VR) applications into fullfledged multithreaded collaborative virtual reality environments (CVREs), after characterizing existing ...
  • GL-Socket: A CG plugin-based framework for teaching and assessment 

    Andújar Gran, Carlos Antonio; Chica Calaf, Antonio; Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper we describe a plugin-based C++ framework for teaching OpenGL and GLSL in introductory Computer Graphics courses. The main strength of the framework architecture is that student assignments are mostly independent ...
  • Heterogeneous distribution in ATLAS 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro; Sánchez-Crespo, Daniel (1999-12)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The ATLAS platform allows unsophisticated programmers to include advanced features in their applications with no or very little extra information and effort. These features include network distribution of cooperating ...
  • Hybrid Rugosity Mesostructures (HRMs) for fast and accurate rendering of fine haptic detail 

    Theoktisto, Víctor; Fairén González, Marta; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática, 2010)
    Article
    Open Access
    The haptic rendering of surface mesostructure (fine relief features) in dense triangle meshes requires special structures, equipment, and high sampling rates for detailed perception of rugged models. Low cost approaches ...
  • Interprocess data transfer in ATLAS, a platform for distributed applications 

    Fairén González, Marta; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro (1997-11)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The ATLAS platform strives to make several useful but technically involved mechanisms available to the programmer building applications over it with the least possible effort. These mechanisms include network distribution ...
  • Introductory graphics for very diverse audiences 

    Fairén González, Marta; Pelechano Gómez, Núria (European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics), 2013)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents our first experience teaching WebGL in a master’s degree for a class of students with very different backgrounds. The main challenge was to prepare a course that would be engaging for students with ...
  • MiniVR: a portable virtual reality system 

    Fairén González, Marta; Brunet Crosa, Pere; Techmann, Torsten (2004-04)
    Article
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    This paper describes a new virtual reality system designed to be small enough to be totally portable. It is a semiimmersive interaction system based on a movable stereoscopic projection screen with a tracking system to ...