Yang Liu (刘洋)

Researcher


Contact

Internet Graphics Group
Microsoft Research Asia
13130, Microsoft Tower 2,
No. 5 Dan Ling Street,
Haidian District
Beijing, P.R. China, 100080

Tel: +86-10-5917-4269

Email: yangliu at microsoft.com

[Google Scholar]


Education and Work Experience


Research Interest

  • Geometric Computation and Optimization
  • Computer Aided Geometric Design
  • Architectural Geometry
  • Computational Algebraic Geometry

Professional Activities


Software

  • HLBFGS: A hybrid L-BFGS optimization framework which unifies L-BFGS method, Preconditioned L-BFGS method, Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient method. (Source code in C++).
  • QCVT: Fast 3D Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation for a convex domain. ( Windows executable files only)
  • 3D Voronoi Tessellation and Restricted Voronoi Diagram. Source code is available in the supplemental material of LpCVT paper.

Gallery and Models


Talks


Intern students

  • Shilin Liu (Undergraduate, USTC, 2014.7--now)
  • Shuo Jin (PhD Candidate, CUHK, 2014.8--now)
  • PengShuai Wang (PhD Candidate, TSinghua, 2014.2--now)
  • Xiaoming Fu (PhD Candidate, USTC, 2012.9--now)
  • Shuangming Chai (Undergraduate, USTC, 2013.7--2014.5)
  • Mario Deuss (PhD Candidate, EPFL, 2013.6-2013.9)
  • Pan Hao (PhD Candidate, HKU, 2012.9--2013.1)
  • Dr. Yufei Li (HKU, 2011.9-- 2012.2)
  • Dr. Jun Wang(USTC, 2010.7-- 2011.1)

Publications and Manuscripts

Xiaoming Fu, Yang Liu, John Snyder and Baining Guo: Anisotropic Simplicial Meshing Using Local Convex Functions, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH Asia) 33(6), 2014. Anisotropic Mesh results.
Mario Deuss, Daniele Panozzo, Emily Whiting, Yang Liu, Philippe Block, Olga Sorkine-Hornung and Mark Pauly: Assembling Self-Supporting Structures, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH Asia) 33(6), 2014. Project page.
Lei Liu, Yongjie Zhang, Yang Liu and Wenping Wang: Feature-Preserving T-mesh Construction Using Skeleton-based Polycubes, Computer Aided Design (SPM 2014). [DOI]
Yufei Li, Yang Liu and Wenping Wang: Planar Hexagonal Meshing for Architecture, IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, to appear, 2014. Appendix. [DOI]
Shixia Liu, Yingcai Wu, Enxun Wei, Mengchen Liu and Yang Liu: StoryFlow: Tracking the Evolution of Stories, IEEE InfoVis 2013, IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics 19(12), 2436-2445, 2013. Project page [DOI]
Yupeng Zhang, Teng Han, Zhimin Ren, Nobuyuki Umetani, Xin Tong, Yang Liu, Takaaki Shiratori and Xiang Cao: BodyAvatar: Creating Freeform 3D Avatars using First-Person Body Gestures, UIST 2013, 387-396. Project page(Demo). [DOI]
Yang Liu, Pan Hao, John Snyder, Wenping Wang and Baining Guo: Computing Self-Supporting Surfaces by Regular Triangulation, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH) 32(4), 2013. Supplemental material, slide. [DOI]
Yufei Li, Yang Liu, Weiwei Xu, Wenping Wang and Baining Guo: All-Hex Meshing using Singularity-Restricted Field, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH Asia) 31(6), 177:1-177:11, 2012. Supplemental material (videos and data), slide. [DOI]
Lifeng Zhu, Weiwei Xu, John Snyder, Yang Liu, Guoping Wang and Baining Guo: Motion-Guided Mechanical Toy Modeling, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH Asia) 31(6), 127:1-127:10, 2012. Supplemental material. [DOI]
Dong-Ming Yan, Wenping Wang, Yang Liu and Zhouwang Yang: Variational Mesh Segmentation via Quadric Surface Fitting, Computer-Aided Design, 44(11), 1072-1082, 2012. [DOI]
Hao Pan, Yi-King Choi, Yang Liu, Wenchao Hu, Qiang Du, Konrad Polthier, Caiming Zhang, Wenping Wang: Robust Modeling of Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH) 31(4), 85:1-85:11, 2012. [Supplemental material, slide. [DOI]
Wenni Zheng, Pengbo Bo, Yang Liu, Wenping Wang: Fast B-spline Curve Fitting by L-BFGS, Geometric Modeling and Processing - GMP 2012, Computer Aided Geometric Design, 29(7), 448-462, 2012. [DOI]
Feng Sun, Yi-King Choi, Wenping Wang, Dong-Ming Yan, Yang Liu, Bruno Lévy: Obtuse Triangle Suppression in Anisotropic Meshes, Computer Aided Geometric Design, 28(9), 537-548, 2011.[DOI]
Yang Liu, Weiwei Xu, Jun Wang, Lifeng Zhu, Baining Guo, Falai Chen, Guoping Wang : General Planar Quadrilateral Mesh Design Using Conjugate Direction Field, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH Asia), 30(6), 140:1-140:10, 2011. [Errata: a term in Eqn.4 is missing in the published version, please check the correct version .][DOI]. Supplemental material, slide.
Dong-Ming Yan, Wenping Wang, Bruno Lévy and Yang Liu: Efficient Computation of Clipped Voronoi Diagram and Applications, Computer Aided Design. This is a journal version of our GMP2010 paper. [DOI]
Bruno Lévy and Yang Liu: Lp Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation and its Applications, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 29(4), 119:1-119:11, 2010.[DOI][Supplemental material: data, sourcecode, videos and supplemental examples], slide
Dong-Ming Yan, Wenping Wang, Bruno Lévy and Yang Liu: Efficient Computation of 3D Clipped Voronoi Diagram, Geometric Modeling and Processing - GMP 2010, 269-282.[DOI]
Guodong Rong, Yang Liu, Wenping Wang, Xiaotian Yin, Xianfeng Gu and Xiaohu Guo: GPU-Assisted Computation of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation, IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, 17(3), 345-356, 2011. [DOI][video and code]
Dong-Ming Yan, Bruno Lévy, Yang Liu, Feng Sun and Wenping Wang: Isotropic Remeshing with Fast and Exact Computation of Restricted Voronoi Diagram, Computer Graphics Forum (Symposium on Geometry Processing 2009), 28(5), 1445-1454. [errata] [DOI][videos: 3_holesfandiskjointvhulltopo_control]
Yang Liu, Wenping Wang, Bruno Lévy, Feng Sun, Dong-Ming Yan, Lin Lu and Chenglei Yang: On Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation Energy Smoothness and Fast Computation, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 28(4), 1-17.[DOI] [software]
Yang Liu and Wenping Wang: On Vertex Offsets of Polyhedral Surfaces, Advances in Architectural Geometry, 61-64, 2008.
Wenping Wang, Yang Liu, Dong-Ming Yan, Bin Chan, Ruotian Ling and Feng Sun, Hexagonal Meshes with Planar Faces, Technical Report, Dept. of CS, HKU, 2008.
Wenping Wang and Yang Liu: A Note on Planar Hexagonal Meshes, In I.Z. Emiris, F. Sottile and T. Theobald, editors, IMA Volume 151: Nonlinear Computational Geometry , 221-233, Springer-Verlag, 2009. [DOI][relevant talk: Slides in Workshop on Polyhedral Surfaces and Industrial Applications 2007]
Yang Liu and Wenping Wang: A Revisit to Least Squares Orthogonal Distance Fitting of Parametric Curves and Surfaces, Geometric Modeling and Processing - GMP 2008, 384-397, Springer. [DOI]
Wenping Wang, Johannes Wallner and Yang Liu: An Angle Criterion for Conical Mesh Vertices, Journal for Geometry and Graphics 11(2), 199-208, 2007.
Falai Chen, Wenping Wang and Yang Liu: Computing Singular Points of Plane Rational Curves, Journal of Symbolic Computation, 43(2), 92-117, 2008. [DOI]
Wenping Wang, Bert Jüttler, Dayue Zheng and Yang Liu: Computation of Rotation Minimizing Frame, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 27(1), Article No. 2, 2008. [DOI]
Helmut Pottmann and Yang Liu: Discrete Surfaces in Isotropic Geometry, In R. Martin, M. Sabin and J. Winkler, editors, Mathematics of Surfaces XII, volume 4647 of LNCS, 431-363. Springer, 2007. [DOI] [Gallery and Models]
Helmut Pottmann, Yang Liu, Johannes Wallner, Alexander Bobenko and Wenping Wang: Geometry of Multi-layer Freeform Structures for Architecture, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH) 26(3), Article No. 65, 2007. [DOI]
Kin-Shing D. Cheng, Wenping Wang, Hong Qin, Kwan-Yee K. Wong, Huaiping Yang and Yang Liu: Design and Analysis of Optimization Methods for Subdivision Surface Fitting, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(5), 878-890, 2007. [DOI]
Dong-Ming Yan, Yang Liu and Wenping Wang: Quadric Surface Extraction by Variational Shape Approximation, Geometric Modeling and Processing - GMP 2006: 4th International Conference, 73-86, 2006. [Errata][DOI]
Yang Liu, Helmut Pottmann, Johannes Wallner, Yong-Liang Yang and Wenping Wang: Geometric Modeling with Conical Meshes and Developable Surfaces, ACM Transactions on Graphics(SIGGRAPH), 25(3), 681-689, 2006. [DOI]
Yang Liu, Helmut Pottmann and Wenping Wang: Constrained 3D Shape Reconstruction Using a Combination of Surface Fitting and Registration, Computer Aided Design, 38(6), 572-583, 2006. [DOI]
Yi-King Choi, Wenping Wang, Yang Liu and Myung-Soo Kim: Continuous Collision Detection for Two Moving Elliptic Disks, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22(2), 213-224, 2006. [DOI]
Wenping Wang, Helmut Pottmann and Yang Liu: Fitting B-spline Curves to Point Clouds by Curvature-Based Squared Distance Minimization, ACM Transactions on Graphics 25(2), 214-238, 2006. [DOI]
Yang Liu, Huaiping Yang and Wenping Wang: Reconstructing B-spline Curves from Point Clouds A Tangential Flow Approach Using Least Squares Minimization, International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications 2005, 4-12. [DOI]
Falai Chen, David Cox and Yang Liu: The μ-basis and Implicitization of a Rational Parametric Surface, Journal of Symbolic Computation, 39(6)689-706, 2005. [DOI]
Kin-Shing D. Cheng, Wenping Wang, Hong Qin, Kwan-Yee K. Wong, Huaiping Yang and Yang Liu: Fitting Subdivision Surfaces to Unorganized Point Data Using SDM, Proceedings. 12th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, 16-24, 2004. [DOI]
Yang Liu and Falai Chen: Algebraic Conditions for Classifying the Positional Relationships between Two Conics and Their Applications, J. Comput. Sci. Tech. 19(4), 665-673, 2004.[DOI]

Favorite Links


Updated on Sept. 22, 2014