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2013Human-Powered Top-k Lists
Vassilis Polychronopoulos, Luca de Alfaro, James Davis, Hector Garcia-Molina, Neoklis Polyzotis
Int. Workshop on  the Web and Databases (WebDB), 2013.

Practical 3D+2DTV Displays
Jing Liu, James Davis
ACM SIGGRAPH (poster), 2013.
3D+2DTV: 3D Displays With no Ghosting for Viewers Without Glasses
Steven Scher, Jing Liu, Rajan Vaish, Prabath Gunawardane, James Davis
ACM Transaction on Graphics, 2013 (presented SIGGRAPH 2013).
Using GPS and recall to understand water collection in Kenyan informal settlements
Ben Crow, James Davis, Susan Paterson, Julio Miles
Water International 38 (1), 43-60, 2013.
Personal Photo Enhancement Using Internet Photo Collections
Chenxi Zhang, Jizhou Gao, Oliver Wang, Pierre Georgel, Ruigang Yang, James Davis, J Frahm, Marc Pollefeys
IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2013.
2012Time-of-Flight Imaging: Algorithms, Sensors and Applications (Dagstuhl Seminar 12431)
James Davis, Bernd Jahne, Andreas Kolb, Ramesh Raskar, Christian Theobalt
Dagstuhl Reports 2(10), pp 79-104, 2012.
Field Experience with an Open Source Application for Gathering Health Assessment Data in Developing Countries That Saves Data in HL7 Continuity of Care Document Format
Alex Gainer; Mary Roth; James Davis; Philip Strong
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium (poster) AMIA-0894-A2012, 2012
Full-Body Motion Password Authentication through Kinect
Brent Arata, Wesley Souza, Steven Scher, Prabath Gunawardane, Dustin Escoffery, Sasha Ishikawa, James Davis, and Arnav Jhala
Advances in Computer Entertainment (poster), (ACE), 2012.

Capturing Relightable Images using Computer Monitors
Prabath Gunawardane, Steven Scher, and James Davis
CVPR Workshop for Computational Cameras and Displays, 2012.
A Standards-Based Open Source Application to Gather Health Assessment Data in Developing Countries
Alex Gainer, Mary Roth, Philip Strong
, James Davis
IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2012.
Exploring Employment Opportunities through Microtasks via Cybercafes
Mrunal Gawade, Rajan Vaish, Mercy Nduta Waihumbu, James Davis
IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2012.
Wally - Crowd Powered Image Matching on Tablets
Deepak Pai, James Davis
Crowdsourcing and Data Mining Workshop at ACM KDD (CROWDKDD), 2012.
Exploring microwork opportunities through cybercafes
Mrunal Gawade, Rajan Vaish, Mercy Nduta Waihumbu, James Davis
ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), 2012. [poster]
Measuring water collection times in Kenyan informal settlements
Ben Crow, James Davis, Julio Miles
Int. Conf. on Information and Comm. Tech. and Development (ICTD), 2012.
Printing Reflectance Functions
Tom Malzbender, Ramin Samadani, Steven Scher, Adam Crume, Douglas Dunn, James Davis
ACM Transactions on Graphics 31(3), 2012. (presented SIGGRAPH 2012
2011Looking Around the corner using Transient Imaging
Ahmed Kirmani, Tyler Hutchison, James Davis, Ramesh Raskar
International Journal of Computer Vision 95(1), 2011


CrowdSight: Rapidly Prototyping Intelligent Visual Processing Apps
Mario Rodriguez, James Davis
AAAI Human Computation Workshop (HCOMP), 2011.



Gradient Domain HDR Compositing
Oliver Wang, James Davis
SIGGRAPH Poster, 2011.



Paid Crowdsourcing as a Vehicle for Global Development
William Thies, Aishwarya Ratan, James Davis
ACM CHI Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation, 2011.



Best Document Selection Based on Approximate Utility Optimization
Hungyu Lin, Yi Zhang, James Davis
ACM SIGIR, Poster, 2011. [UCSC-SOE-TR-11-05]



Reliability Fusion of Time-of-Flight Depth and Stereo for High Quality Depth Maps
Jiejie Zhu, Liang Wang, Ruigang Yang, James E. Davis, Zhigeng Pan
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), July 2011.

2010
Evaluating and Improving the Usability of Mechanical Turk for Low-Income Workers in India
Shashank Khanna, Aishwarya Ratan, James Davis, William Thies
ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), 2010.



Invisible Light: Using Infrared for Video Conference Relighting
Prabath Gunawardane, Tom Malzbender, Ramin Samadani, Alan McReynolds, Dan Gelb, James Davis
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2010.



The HPU
James Davis, Joan Arderiu, Henry Lin, Zeb Nevins, Sebastian Schuon, Orazio Gallo, and Ming-Hsuan Yang
IEEE CVPR Workshop on Advancing Computer Vision with Humans in the Loop, 2010.


A Context-Aware Light Source
Oliver Wang, Martin Fuchs, Christian Fuchs, James Davis, Hans-Peter Seidel, Hendrik P.A. Lensch
IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP), 2010.
2009 CS4GD should look like CS not do-goodery
James Davis
CCC Workshop on Computer Science and Global Development, Aug 2009.

Optimized Image Sampling for View and Light Interpolation
Prabath Gunawardane, Oliver Wang, Steve Scher, James Davis, Ian Rickard, Tom Malzbender
Internat. Symp. on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (VAST), 2009

Looking Around the Corner using Transient Imaging
Ahmed Kirmani, Tyler Hutchison, James Davis, Ramesh Raskar 
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2009
Marr Prize Honorable Mention  (2nd best paper at conference) 

LidarBoost: Depth Superresolution for ToF 3D Shape Scanning
Sebastian Schuon, Christian Theobalt, James Davis, Sebastian Thrun
IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Rec. (CVPR), 2009

Material Classification using BRDF Slices
Oliver Wang, Prabath Gunawardane, Steve Scher, James Davis
IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Rec. (CVPR), 2009.

Analyzing Statistical Relationships between Global Indicators through Visualization
Prabath Gunawardane, Suresh Lodha, Erin Middleton, Ben Crow, James Davis 

Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD),
2009

Self-calibrating Optical Object Tracking using Wii Remotes 
Ian Rickard, James Davis 

Sensors, Cameras, and Sys. for Industrial/Sci. App. X, Proc. SPIE v.7249, Jan 2009.
2008 Video Conference Relighting Using Infrared Illumination 
Oliver Wang, James Davis, Erika Chuang, Ian Rickard, Krystle de Mesa, Chirag Dave 

Proceedings of Eurographics 2008

Fusion of Time-of-Flight Depth and Stereo for High Accuracy Depth Maps
Jiejie Zhu, Liang Wang, Ruigang Yang and James Davis   

IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Rec. (CVPR),
2008.

Motion Capture Data Retrieval Using an Artist’s Doll
Tien-Chieng Feng, Prabath Gunawardane, James Davis, Bolan Jiang
 International Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2008
.

Making Real Games Virtual: Tracking Board Game Pieces
Steven Scher, Ryan Crabb, James Davis
International Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR),
2008

A Camera Based Pointing Interface for Mobile Devices
Orazio Gallo, Sonia Arteaga, James Davis
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing  (ICIP),
2008

Real-time Foreground Segmentation via Range and Color Imaging
Ryan Crabb, Colin Tracey, Akshaya Puranik, James Davis
CVPR Workshop on Time of Flight Camera Based Comuter
Vision, 2008

High-quality Scanning using Time-Of-Flight Depth Superresolution
Sebastian Schuon, Christian Theobalt, James Davis, Sebastian Thrun 
CVPR Workshop on Time of Flight Camera Based Computer Vision, 2008

Aerial Photography using a Nokia N95
Ilstrup, D., Lizarraga, M., Elkaim, G., and Davis, J.
World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, WCECS 2008
Award: Certificate of Merit

An Occlusion Metric for Selecting Robust Camera Configurations
Xing Chen, James Davis
Machine Vision and Applications Journal,
19(4), July 2008.

Crowd Rendering with non-planar 3D imposters 
Jerry Yee, James Davis
ACM Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D), Poster,
2008.
(
Conference had a 2 pg version, this is a longer 6 pg version)
2007 BRDF Invariant Stereo using Light Transport Constancy
Liang Wang, Ruigang Yang, James Davis
IEEE Trans. On Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI),
29(9), Sep 2007.

Automatic Natural Video Matting with Depth
Oliver Wang, Jonathan Finger, QingXiong Yang, James Davis, Ruigang Yang 
Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics),  Fall 2007.

Using Comprehensive Analysis for Performance Debugging in Distributed Storage Systems
Andrew Leung, Eric Lalonde, Jacob Telleen, James Davis, Carlos Maltzahn,
Proceedings IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), 2007. 

Synthetic Shutter Speed Imaging
Jacob Telleen, Anne Sullivan, Jerry Yee, Prabath Gunawardane, Oliver Wang, Ian Collins, James Davis
Computer Graphics Forum 26(3), Eurographics
2007.

Spatial-Depth Super Resolution for Range Images
Qingxiong Yang, Ruigang Yang, James Davis, and David Nister
IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR),
2007.

Viewpoint-Coded Structured Light
Mark Young, Erik Beeson, James Davis, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, and Ravi Ramamoorthi
IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR),
2007.

Detailed Human Shape and Pose from Images
Alexandru Balan, Leonid Sigal, Michael Black, James Davis, and Horst Haussecker
IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR),
2007.
2005 SCAPE: Shape Completion and Animation of People
Dragomir Anguelov, Praveen Srinivasan, Daphne Koller, Sebastian Thrun, Jim Rodgers, James Davis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 24(3), 2005.

Efficiently Combining Positions and Normals for Precise 3D Geometry
Diego Nehab, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, James Davis, Ravi Ramamoothi,
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 24(3), 2005.

RoboTalk: controlling arms, bases and androids through a single motion interface
Allen Y. Yang, Hector Gonzalez-Banos, Victor Ng-Thow-Hing, James Davis
IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), 2005.  

Improved Sub-pixel Stereo Correspondences through Symmetric Refinement
Diego Nehab, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, James Davis
IEEE International Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2005.

BRDF Invariant Stereo using Light Transport Constancy
James Davis, Ruigang Yang, Liang Wang
IEEE International Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2005.

Spacetime Stereo : A Unifying Framework for Depth from Triangulation
James Davis, Diego Nehab, Ravi Ramamoothi, Szymon Rusinkiewicz
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), vol. 27, no. 2, 2005.  
2004 The Correlated Correspondence Algorithm for Unsupervised Registration of Nonrigid Surfaces
Dragomir Anguelov, Praveen Srinivasan, Daphne Koller, Sebastian Thrun, Hoi-Cheung Pang, James Davis
Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2004.  

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with Active Stereo Vision
James Diebel, Kjell Reutersward, Sebastian Thrun, James Davis, Rakesh Gupta
IEEE/RSJ Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2004.  

A method for computing depth under ambient illumination using multi-shuttered light
Hector Gonzalez-Banos, James Davis
IEEE Comp. Soc. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2004.  
2003 Foveated observation of shape and motion
James Davis, Xing Chen
IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2003. 
ICRA 2003 Best Vision Paper Award Winner

A Sketching Interface for Articulated Figure Animation
James Davis, Maneesh Agrawala, Erika Chuang, Zoran Popovic, David Salesin
Eurographics/SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), 2003. 
Nominated among the five best papers at the symposium

Spacetime Stereo : A Unifying Framework for Depth from Triangulation
James Davis, Ravi Ramamoothi, Szymon Rusinkiewicz
IEEE Comp. Soc. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2003.  

Enhanced Shape Recovery with Shuttered Pulses of Light
James Davis, Hector Gonzalez-Banos
IEEE International Workshop on Projector-Camera Systems (PROCAMS), 2003. 

Calibrating Pan-tilt Cameras in Wide-area Surveillance Networks
James Davis, Xing Chen
IEEE International Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2003. 
2002 Filling Holes in Complex Surfaces Using Volumetric Diffusion
James Davis, Stephen Marschner, Matt Garr, Marc Levoy
Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission, June 2002. 

LumiPoint: Multi-User Laser-Based Interaction on Large Tiled Displays
James Davis, Xing Chen
Displays, Vol. 23-5,  Elsevier Science 2002.
2001 A Laser Range Scanner Designed for Minimum Calibration Complexity
James Davis, Xing Chen
3D Imaging and Modeling (3DIM), 2001.
2000 The Digital Michelangelo Project: 3D scanning of large statues
Levoy, Pulli, Curless, Rusinkiewicz, Koller, Pereira, Ginzton, Anderson, Davis, Ginsberg, Shade, Fulk
ACM Siggraph 2000.

Wide Area Camera Calibration Using Virtual Calibration Objects
Xing Chen, James Davis, Philipp Slusallek
IEEE Comp. Soc. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2000
1998 Mosaics of Scenes with Moving Objects
James Davis
IEEE Comp. Soc. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 1998. 
1995 Copy Detection Mechanisms for Digital Documents
Sergey Brin, James Davis, Hector Garcia-Molina
Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD Conference,  May 1995. 



Other Reports

Mixed Scale Motion Recovery
Davis, J.
Ph. D. dissertation, Stanford University, June 2002. 

[technical reports superceded by later publication]