Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
New Results
Contracts and Grants with Industry
Other Grants and Activities


Major publications by the team in recent years

S. Boivin, A. Gagalowicz.
Image-Based Rendering of Diffuse, Specular, and Glossy Surfaces from a Single Image, in: SIGGRAPH 2001, August 2001, p. 107–116.
G. Casiez, C. Chaillou.
Effects of DOF Separation on Elastic Devices for the Navigation in 3D Virtual Environments with Force Feedback, in: IEEE World Haptics, IEEE, March 2005.
G. Casiez, P. Plénacoste, C. Chaillou.
Does DOF Separation on Elastic Devices Improve User 3D Steering Task Performance?, in: Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (APCHI'04), June 29 - July 02 2004.
J. Dequidt, D. Marchal, L. Grisoni.
Time-Critical Animation of Deformable Solids, in: Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds (CASA 2005), 2005, vol. 16, p. 177-187.
F. Giraud, B. Lemaire-Semail, J. Audren.
Analysis and Phase Control of a Piezo-electric Travelling Wave Ultrasonic Motor for haptic stick application, in: IEEE Transactions on industry applications, November 2004, vol. 40, no 6, p. 1541-1549.
J. Lenoir, L. Grisoni, P. Meseure, C. Chaillou.
Adaptive resolution of 1D mechanical B-spline, in: Graphite, 2005.
J. Lenoir, P. Meseure, L. Grisoni, C. Chaillou.
A Suture Model for Surgical Simulation, in: International Symposium on Medical Simulation, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), june 2004.
S. Louis Dit Picard, S. Degrande, C. Gransart, G. Saugis, C. Chaillou.
VRML97 Distributed Authoring Interface, in: Proceeding of Web3D'03, Saint Malo, France, March 2003, p. 135–145.
D. Marchal, F. Aubert, C. Chaillou.
Collision between deformable objects using a fast-marching on tetrahedral models, in: ACM Siggraph/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA'04), Grenoble, France, 2004.
F. Martinot, P. Plénacoste, C. Chaillou.
The Digitracker, a three degrees of freedom pointing device, in: Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE'04), Grenoble, France, june 2004.
L. Raghupathi, L. Grisoni, F. Faure, D. Marchal, M.-P. Cani, C. Chaillou.
An Intestine Surgery Simulator: Real-Time Collision Processing and Visualization, in: IEEE Trans. On Visualization And Comp. Graphics, Nov/Dec 2004, vol. 10, no 6, p. 708-716.

Publications of the year

Doctoral dissertations and Habilitation theses

M. François.
Characterization of the Dynamic Influence of Touch in Texture Perception,, Ph. D. Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation of the Science and Technology University of Lille, Oct 2006.
D. Marchal.
Simulation d'objets déformables et découpables pour la simulation temps-réel, Ph. D. Thesis, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, 2006.

Articles in refereed journals and book chapters

C. Duriez, S. Cotin, J. Lenoir, P. F. Neumann.
New Approaches to Catheter Navigation for Interventional Radiology Simulation, in: Computer Aided Surgery, 2006, vol. 11, p. 300-308.
C. Duriez, F. Dubois, A. Kheddar, C. Andriot.
Realistic haptic rendering of interacting deformable objects in virtual environments, 2006, vol. 12, p. 36-47.
F. Giraud, B. Semail.
A torque estimator for a traveling wave ultrasonic motor - application to an active claw, in: Medical Images Analysis, Aug 2006, vol. 53, no 8, p. 1468–1477.
J. Lenoir, S. Cotin, C. Duriez, P. Neumann.
Interactive physically-based simulation of catheter and guidewire, in: Computer and Graphics, 2006, vol. 30, p. 416-422.
F. Pigache, F. Giraud, B. Lemaire-Semail.
and identification of a planar standing wave ultrasonic motor, in: European Journal of Applied Physics AP, Jan 2006, vol. 34, no 1, p. 55–65.

Publications in Conferences and Workshops

M. Biet, L. Boulon, F. Martinot, F. Giraud, B. Semail.
Using an Ultrasonic Transducer: Evidence for an Anisotropic Deprivation of Frictional Cues in Microtexture Perception,, in: World haptics 2007, Tsukuba, Japan, to appear.
M. Biet, F. Giraud, F. Martinot, B. Semail.
A Piezoelectric Tactile Display Using Travelling Lamb Wave, in: Eurohaptics 2006, Paris, France, Jul 2006.
M. Biet, F. Giraud, B. Semail.
New tactile devices using piezoelectric actuators, in: Actuator 2006, Bremen Germany, Jun 2006.
C. Chaillou.
A physically-based Environment dedicated to Surgical Simulation: principles and examples, in: 2nd Workshop on Computer Assisted Diagnosis and Surgery, Santiago (Chile), March 2006.
Z. Dai, F. Giraud, F. Martinot, B. Lemaire-Semail.
A Force Feedback Device Actuated by Piezo-Electric Travelling Wave Ultrasonic Motors,, in: Actuator 2006, Bremen Germany, Jun 2006.
Z. Dai, F. Giraud, F. Martinot, B. Lemaire-Semail.
Force feedback operations with a Traveling Wave Ultrasonic Motor,, in: Eurohaptics 2006, Paris, France, Jul 2006.
S. Gaeremynck, S. Degrande, L. Grisoni, C. Chaillou.
Utilisation des composants pour la représentation des objets virtuels, in: 19th journées de l'AFIG et d'EG france, 2006.
S. Gaeremynck, S. Degrande, R. Marvie, C. Chaillou.
Utilisation des composants pour la réalité virtuelle, in: Journées Composants 2006, Perpignan, France, 2006.
D. Marchal, L. Grisoni.
Cutting into large meshes in real-time, in: short paper Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), 2006.
N. Martin, S. Degrande, C. Chaillou.
Adaptation dynamique de modalités d'interaction 3D par règles de filtrage, in: 1ere journée de l'AFRV, 2006.
F. Martinot.
The Influence of Surface Commensurability on Roughness Perception With a Bare Finger,, in: Eurohaptics 2006, Paris, France, Jul 2006.
F. Martinot, P. Plénacoste, C. Chaillou.
Mechanical Responses of the Fingerpad and Distal Phalanx to Friction of a Grooved Surface : Effect of the Contact Angle,, in: Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems (part of IEEE-VR), Alexandria, Virginia, USA, Mar 2006.
F. Martinot, P. Plénacoste, B. Semail.
Dynamics of the lateral motion EP : a perceptual role,, in: Eurohaptics 2006, Paris, France, Jul 2006.
J. Vandromme, S. Degrande, P. Plénacoste, L. Provenzano, C. Chaillou.
Une métaphore de visite virtuelle pour un bureau 3D, in: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine, Montreal, Canada, 2006, vol. 133, p. 205-208.
R. D. Vatavu, S.-G. Pentiuc, C. Chaillou, L. Grisoni, S. Degrande.
Visual Recognition of Hand Postures for Interacting with Virtual Environments, in: Proc. of International Conference on Developement and Application Systems (IEEE Romania sponsored), 2006.

Internal Reports

A. Theetten, L. Grisoni, C. Andriot, B. Barsky.
Geometrically Exact Dynamic Splines, Technical report, INRIA-Futurs, 2006