Hamid Laga
Associate Professor and Head of Information Technology Discipline
Murdoch University, Perth (Australia).

H (dot) Laga (at) murdoch (dot) edu (dot) au

  • Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, and Image Processing.
  • Image-based (cereal) plant phenotyping.
  • Biomedical image analysis.
  • Visuo-haptic Augmented Reality for (medical) training. 

News and events

  • A new article entitled "The Shape Space of 3D Botanical Trees" has been accepted for publication at ACM Transactions on Graphics. More details can be found in the project website.
  • A new article entitle Numerical Inversion of SRNF maps for Elastic Shape Analysis of Spherically Parameterized Genus-Zero Surfaces has been accepted for publication in IEEE transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. More details are available in the project website.
  • We are actively looking for PhD students. Murdoch University offers scholarships for domestic as well as for international students. If interested, send me an email with a summary of your motivation and your most recent CV. Also, check these websites (domestic, international) for more information about scholarships that are available and about the application process and deadlines. 
  • Feb 2016 - I moved to Murdoch University (Perth) for another exciting adventure ....
  • A new paper entitled "Precise Haptic Device Co-Location for Visuo-Haptic Augmented Reality", co-authored with Ulrich Eck, Frieder Pankratz, Christian Sandor, and Gudrun Klinker, has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics (IEEE TVCG). More details can be found in the project webpage. 
  • A new paper entitled "Covariance Descriptors for 3D Shape Matching and Retrieval", in collaboration with Hedi Tabia will be presented at CVPR 2014. More details can be found at the project webpage.
  • Our ACM TOG paper entitled "Geometry and Context for Semantic Correspondences and Functionality Recognition in Manmade 3D Shapes" will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014.
  • Jan 2013: A new paper has been accepted to Eurographics 2013.
  • Dec 2012: Best Paper Award at DICTA 2012.
  • You can now download the materials of our ICPR2012 tutorial on 3D Shape Analysis from this website