Centre of Computer Graphics and Visualization

Welcome to the Centre of Computer Graphics and Visualization at the Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFaculty of Applied Sciences at the University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Profile

Centre of Computer Graphics and Visualization (CCGV) at the University of West Bohemia focuses its research primarily on algorithms and mathematical foundations of computer graphics, data and information visualization, human computer interaction and applications of computational geometry. CCGV research concentrates on development of new approaches to fundamental algorithms and mathematical aspects, human computer interaction and to computational geometry issues. The CCGV collaborates in research with research leading universities and leading IT corporations worldwide. It is also known due to organizing and hosting the annual international WSCG Conferences in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision held annually since 1992.

For the innovative approaches in research & education, the CCGV was awarded by 
Laboratory of Excellence by Microsoft Research (U.K.) in February 2004.

Centre of Computer Graphics and Visualization main research fields:

Research activities are primarily funded by international and national research grants, e.g. VHOP-FP7, 3DTV FP-6 NoEINTUITION FP-6 NoEMUTED EU STREPSFlashPoM EU STREPSVIRTUAL (in Czech), LC-CPG (in Czech) etc. Educational activities are focused mainly to postgraduate and PhD studies. The CCGV members are responsible for Computer Graphics and Computational Systems MSc. studies.

CGDV Team, 2009

 

Contact

Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc.( skala ..at.. kiv..dot ..zcu..dot..cz)
Centre of Computer Graphics and Visualization
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of West Bohemia 
Univerzitni 8 
CZ 306 14 Plzen 
Czech Republic

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History in Brief

2004   Laboratory of Excellence" award was given by Microsoft Research (U.K.) for innovative use of leading technologies in education and research
1997   Centre of Computer Graphics and Data Visualization was established as an "independent" part of the Computer Science and Engineering Department
1995   WSCG - International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics and Visualization was held as a full international conference
1992    WSCG - Winter School of Computer Graphics - was held as a national conference
1975    Computer graphics activities in research and education started at the Institute of Technology in Plzen - the predecessor of the University of West Bohemia
     

Awards and Honors

2010   Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc. - Fellow of the Eurographics Association 
2009   Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc. - Memorial Medal, University of West Bohemia
2006   Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc. - Memorial Letter for Development of the University of West Bohemia
2006   Ing. Josef Kohout, Ph.D. - award of excellence in research, Ministry of Education and Youth of the Czech Republic
2005   Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová - Honourable Mention for Research, University of West Bohemia
2001   Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc. - Commemorative Medal for Research, University of West Bohemia

 

Student Awards

2012   Bc. Lukáš Jirkovský (supervised by Mgr. Martin Maňák and Prof. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 1st best paper on the student conference CESCG 2012, Smolenice, Slovakia
2011   Ing. Jan Rus (supervised by Ing. Libor Váša Ph.D.) - 3rd place in ACM SPY (Student Project of the Year, masters category) 2011 competition (www.acm-spy.cz)
2010   Ing. Ivo Hanák, Ph.D. (supervised by Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc.) - Rector's Award for scientific research, Plzen
2010   Ing. Oldřich Petřík (supervised by Ing. Libor Váša, Ph.D.) - Award for scientific research ("Stipendium Plzeňského kraje"), Plzen district office, Plzen
2010   Bc. Petr Kellnhofer (supervised by Ing. Josef Kohout Ph.D.) - 1st place in ACM SPY (Student Project of Year, bachleors category) 2010 competition (www.acm-spy.cz), Praha
2010   Bc. Jan Rus (supervised by Ing. Libor Váša, Ph.D.) - Best Suitable Commercial Application of 6-th International Conference Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects 2010, Port Andratx, Spain 
2010   Ing. Oldřich Petřík (supervised by Ing. Libor Váša, Ph.D.) - Dean's Award for a high quality MSc. thesis and publication activities, Plzen 2010
2009   Ing. Libor Váša, Ph.D. (supervised by Prof. Ing. Václav Skala, CSc.) - Dean's Award for a high quality Ph.D. thesis and publication activities in prestigeous scientific journals, Plzen
2008    Bc. Václav Purchart (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová)  - 4th place in the ACM Student Research Competition, Praha
2008   Ing. Petr Brož (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - The Price of Antonin Svoboda, CSKI in the category of diploma works for 2008
2008   Ing. Petr Brož (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 2nd place in the "IT diplomka roku" ("IT MSc. thesis of the year") contest, Praha (Prague)
2006   Bc. Petr Brož (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 3rd place on the ACM Student Research Competition, Praha (Prague)
2003   Ing. Jindřich Parus (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 1st place in the computer graphics part of the EECIT Student Contest, Brno
2002   Ing. Michal Varnuška, Ph.D. (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 2nd best paper on the SCCG conference, Budmerice, Slovakia
2001   Ing. Josef Kohout (supervised by Doc. Dr. Ing. Ivana Kolingerová) - 3rd best paper on the student conference CESCG, Budmerice, Slovakia

 


 Last update: 2014-02-25 by Vaclav Skala

 

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