Shape Understanding

Learning Hand Articulations by Hallucinating Heat Distribution

Chiho Choi, Sangpil Kim, Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, 3104-3113

Deep Learning 3D Shape Surfaces using Geometry Images

Ayan SInha, Jing Bai, Karthik Ramani
The 14th European Conference on Computer Vision, October 11-14, 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The intrinsic geometric structure of protein-protein interaction networks for protein interaction prediction

Yi Fang, Mengtian Sun, Guoxian Dai, and Karthik Ramani
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB) TCBB Homepage archive Volume 13 Issue 1, January/February 2016 Pages 76-85

DeepHand: Robust Hand Pose Estimation by Completing a Matrix Imputed with Deep Features

Ayan Sinha*, Chiho Choi*, and Karthik Ramani (* denotes equal contribution)
In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2016, Las Vegas, USA.

RevoMaker: Enabling Multi-directional and Functionally-embedded 3D Printing using a Rotational Cuboidal Platform

Wei Gao, Yunbo Zhang, Diogo C. Nazzetta, Karthik Ramani, Raymond J. Cipra
In Proceedings of ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, (UIST '15), Charlotte, NC, USA

A Collaborative Filtering Approach to Real-Time Hand Pose Estimation

Chiho Choi, Ayan Sinha, Joon Hee Choi, Sujin Jang, and Karthik Ramani
In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2015, Santiago, Chile.

Sketcholution: Interaction Histories for Sketching

Zhenpeng Zhao, William Benjamin, Niklas Elmqvist, Karthik Ramani
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 82 (2015) 11-20

Remanufacturing of Turbine Blades by Laser Direct Deposition with Its Energy and Environmental Impact Analysis

J. Michael Wilson, Cecil Piya, Yung C. Shin, Fu Zhao, Karthik Ramani
Journal of Cleaner Production 80 (2014), 170 - 178

Multiscale Kernels using Random Walks

Karthik Ramani, Ayan Sinha
11th Symposium on Geometry processing, 3-5 July, Genova, Italy, 2013. Proceedings of the Computer Graphics Forum, Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 33, Issue 1, pages 164–177, 2014.

Towards locally and globally shape-aware reverse 3D modeling

Manish Goyal, Sundar Murugappan, Cecil Piya, William Benjamin, Yi Fang, Min Liu, Karthik Ramani
Computer-Aided Design, Volume 44, Issue 6, June 2012, Pages 537-553

3DMolNavi: A web-based retrieval and navigation tool for flexible molecular shape comparison

Yu-Shen Liu, Meng Wang, Jean-Claude Paul and Karthik Ramani
Published in BMC Bioinformatics 2012, 13:95

Computing the Inner Distances of Volumetric Models for Articulated Shape Description with a Visibility Graph

Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani, Min Liu
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2011, 23(12): 2538-2544.

Virtual Repair: Geometric Reconstruction for Remanufacturing Gas Turbine Blades

Cecil Piya, J. Michael Wilson, Sundar Murugappan, Yung Shin, and Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference IDETC/DFMLC 2011 August 29 - 31, 2011, Washington, DC, USA

HeatWalk: Robust Salient Segmentation of Non-rigid Shapes

William Benjamin, Andrew Wood Polk, S. V. N. Vishwanathan, and Karthik Ramani
Computer Graphics Forum Volume 30 (2011), Number 7 Pages 2097-2106

sLLE: Spherical Locally Linear Embedding with Applications to Tomography

Yi Fang, S.V.N. Vishwanathan, Mengtian Sun, and Karthik Ramani
Published in IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp 1077-1129, 2011

Temperature Distribution Descriptor for Robust 3D Shape Retrieval

Yi Fang, Mengtian Sun, and Karthik Ramani
4th Workshop on Non-Rigid Shape Analysis and Deformable Image Alignment (NORDIA'11). 2011 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW)

APIX: Analysis from Pixellated Inputs in Early Design Using a Pen-based Interface

Sundar Murugappan, Vinayak, Karthik Ramani, and Maria. C. Yang
Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2011, Washington, DC, USA

Global Geometric Affinity for Revealing High Fidelity Protein Interaction Network

Yi Fang, William Benjamin, Mengtian Sun, and Karthik Ramani
PLoS ONE 6(5): e19349.

Heat-Mapping: A Robust Approach Toward Perceptually Consistent Mesh Segmentation

Yi Fang, Mengtian Sun, Minhyong Kim, and Karthik Ramani
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp 2145-2152, 2011

Using Diffusion Distances for Flexible Molecular Shape Comparison

Yu-shen Liu, Qi Li, Guo-Qin Zheng, Karthik Ramani, and William Benjamin
BMC Bioinformatics 2010, 11:480

Estimating view parameters from random projections for Tomography using spherical MDS

Yi Fang, Sundar Murugappan, and Karthik Ramani
shed in BMC Medical Imaging 2010, 10:12

PCS: Prominent Cross-Sections for Mesh Models

Subramani Sellamani, Ramanathan Muthuganapathy, Yagnanarayanan Kalyanaraman, Sundar Murugappan, Manish Goyal, Karthik Ramani, and Christoph M. Hoffman
Computer Aided Design and Applications (CADA), Volume 7, Number 4, Pages 601-620, 2010

Shape-based clustering for 3D CAD objects: A comparative study of effectiveness

Subramaniam Jayanti, Yagnanarayanan Kalyanaraman and Karthik Ramani
Computer-Aided Design Volume 41, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 999-1007

Computing global visibility maps for regions on the boundaries of polyhedra using Minkowski sums

Min Liu, Yu-shen Liu, Karthik Ramani
Computer-Aided Design , Volume 41 , Issue 9 (September 2009)

Three dimensional shape comparison of flexible protein using the local-diameter descriptor

Yi Fang, Yu-shen Liu and Karthik Ramani
BMC Structural Biology 2009, 9:29

Using least median of squares for structural superposition of flexible proteins

Yu-shen Liu , Yi Fang and Karthik Ramani
BMC Bioinformatics, 2009, 10:29

IDSS: deformation invariant signatures for molecular shape comparison

Yu-shen Liu, Yi Fang and Karthik Ramani
BMC Bioinformatics 2009, 10:157

Towards Beautification of Freehand Sketches using Suggestions

Sundar Murugappan, Subramani Sellamani and Karthik Ramani
SBIM '09: Proceedings of the 6th Eurographics Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2009, pp 69-76

Robust principal axes determination for point-based shapes using least median of squares

Yu-shen Liu and Karthik Ramani
Published in Computer-Aided Design, 2009; 41(4): 293-305