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Bach, B., Sicat, R., Beyer, J., Cordeil, M., Pfister, H. The Hologram in My Hand: How Effective is Interactive Exploration of 3D Visualizations in Immersive Tangible Augmented Reality? To appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2018, To appear in IEEE VIS (InfoVis). [preprint] [video]

Bach, B., Sicat, R., Pfister, H., Quigley, A. Drawing into the AR-Canvas: Designing Embedded Visualizations for Augmented Reality. Workshop on Immersive Analytics @ IEEE Vis Conference, 2017, Workshop paper. [preprint]

Aboulhassan, A., Sicat, R., Baum D., Wodo, O., Hadwiger, M. Comparative Visual Analysis of Structure-Performance Relations in Complex Bulk-Heterojunction Morphologies. Proceedings of EuroVis 2017. [Eurographics paper]

Sicat, R., Krüger, J., Möller, T., Hadwiger, M., Sparse PDF Volumes for Consistent Multi-Resolution Volume Rendering, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20(12) (Proceedings IEEE Scientific Visualization 2014); pp. 2417-2426, 2014 [IEEE paper] [preprint] [presentation]

Hadwiger, M., Sicat, R., Beyer, J., Krüger, J., Möller, T., Sparse PDF Maps for Non-Linear Multi-Resolution Image Operations, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31(6) (Proceedings ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2012), pp. 133:1-133:12, November 2012 [ACM paper] [webpage]

Sicat, R., Hadwiger, M., Mitra, N., Graph Abstraction for Simplified Proofreading of Slice-Based Volume Segmentation, Proceedings of Eurographics 2013 Short Papers; pp. 77-80, 2013 [Eurographics paper]

Sicat, R., Tangonan, G., Guico, M., Libatique, N., Ramos, C., Siapno, M., Hapal, E. and Velasquez, K., Patient-centric Medical Database with Remote Urinalysis Test, World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, Volume 6, pp. 250-254, 2009 [IEEE paper]

Presentations, Awards, and Others

Hadwiger, M.; Sicat, R.; Beyer, J.; “Sparse PDF Maps for Interactive Non-Linear Image Operations on Gigapixel Images,” GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, California, March 18 - 21, 2013.

Watch the presentation again from GTC On-Demand.


We also presented our sparse PDF maps work as a poster at the International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP) 2013 at Harvard University. You can view the poster by clicking the thumbnail on the left.

CookHub: University Level Winner of Hult Prize Competition 2016

The Hult Prize Competition is an annual start-up competition focusing on social entrepreneurship. CookHub won in the university level and participated in the regional competition in Dubai where the photo on the left was taken.

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PasaGoods: 2009 Champion of Smart Wireless Engineering and Education Program (SWEEP) Innovation and Excellence Awards

In addition to mentoring the winning group, I also contributed in the development of the technology that allows anyone with a mobile phone to easily donate goods to disaster victims via SMS.

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