Mohit's paper on on-demand augmentation of contour trees accepted in ICVGIP.
(31/10/2018)

Paper entitled On-demand augmentation of contour trees co-authored by Mohit Sharma and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication in Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing.
Raghavendra's paper on edit distance between merge trees accepted in TVCG.
(27/09/2018)

Paper entitled Edit distance between merge trees co-authored by Raghavendra Sridharamurthy, Talha Bin Masood, Adhitya Kamakshidasan and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics.
Akash's paper on cyclone tracking accepted in TVCG.
(20/02/2018)

Paper entitled An exploratory framework for cyclone identification and tracking co-authored by Akash Anil Valsangkar, Joy Merwin Monteiro, Vidya Narayanan, Ingrid Hotz and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics.
Raghavendra and Adhitya's poster wins the Best Poster Award in the SciVis track at IEEE VIS 2017.
(13/09/2017)

Raghavendra and Adhitya's poster entitled Edit distances for comparing merge trees wins the Best Poster Award in the SciVis track at IEEE VIS 2017.
Raghavendra and Adhitya's poster is accepted at IEEE SciVis 2017.
(21/07/2017)

Raghavendra and Adhitya's poster entitled Edit distances for comparing merge trees has been accepted for presentation at IEEE SciVis 2017.
Nithin to be awarded Best PhD Thesis Award from CSA.
(22/6/2017)

Nithin has been selected for Best PhD Thesis Award from the Department of Computer Science and Automation for his thesis entitled Morse-Smale complexes: Computation and applications. He will receive the award during the convocation ceremony on July 5, 2017. He had earlier received the IBM Outstanding PhD thesis award also.
Giri's paper on computing contour tree for higher order interpolants accepted at EuroVis.
(30/3/2017)

Paper entitled Computing contour trees for 2D piecewise polynomial functions co-authored by Girijanandan Nucha, Georges-Pierre Bonneau, Stefanie Hahmann and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at EuroVis, 2017.
Nithin awarded IBM Outstanding PhD thesis award.
(17/3/2017)

Nithin was awarded IBM Outstanding PhD thesis award for his thesis entitled Morse-Smale complexes: Computation and applications.
Vijay Natarajan awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowship.
(28/12/2016)

Vijay Natarajan has been awarded the DST Swarnajayanti Fellowship 2015-16. Under this scheme, a selected number of young scientists, with proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology.
Talha wins best poster award at ICVGIP Doctoral Symposium.
(21/12/2016)

Talha Bin Masood won the best poster presesntation award for his poster entitled Geometric and topological methods for visualizing channel and cavity structures in biomolecules, in the Doctoral symposium of ICVGIP 2016.
IISc logo landscape created by Talha and Akash featured on IISc website.
(4/11/2016)

IISc logo landscape created by Talha Bin Masood and Akash Anil Valsangkar was featured on IISc website as a part of IISc Research Insignia series. More details are available here.
Abhishek and Talha's paper on Max-Morse matching accepted in CGTA.
(24/10/2016)

Paper entitled Approximation algorithms for Max Morse matching co-authored by Abhishek Rathod, Talha Bin Masood and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication in Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications.
Robust cavities featured on the cover of VMLS III.
(01/06/2016)

The book chapter entitled Extraction of robust voids and pockets in proteins was featured as the cover image of the book Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences III, Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2016.
Nithin's paper on software for Morse-Smale complex accepted as a book chapter.
(15/02/2016)

Paper entitled Efficient software for programmable visual analysis using Morse-Smale complexes co-authored by Nithin Shivashankar and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted as a book chapter in Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization IV, Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2016.
Book chapter on robust cavities accepted in VMLS.
(15/02/2016)

Paper entitled Extraction of Robust Voids and Pockets in Proteins co-authored by Raghavendra Sridharamurthy, Talha Bin Masood, Harish Doraiswamy, Siddharth Patel, Raghavan Varadarajan, and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication as a book chapter in Mathematical Methods for Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences, Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2016.
Talha's paper on connecting biomolecular cavities accepted at IEEE PacificVis 2016.
(26/01/2016)

Paper entitled An integrated geometric and topological approach to connecting cavitites in biomolecules co-authored by Talha Bin Masood and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at IEEE PacificVis, 2016.
Nithin and Sonali's paper on molecular surface alignment to appear in BMC Bioinformatics.
(25/12/2015)

Paper entitled MS3ALIGN: An efficient molecular surface aligner using the topology of surface curvature co-authored by Nithin Shivashankar, Amrisha Bhosle, Sonali Patil, Nagasuma Chandra and Vijay Natarajan, has been accepted for publication in BMC Bioinformatics. The software is available at here.
Dilip's PhD thesis selected for the IBM-IISc best thesis award.
(19/11/2015)

IBM awarded Dilip an award for Best PhD Thesis from CSA for his work on Symmetry in Scalar Fields. The award was awarded jointly to Dilip Thomas and P. Balamurugan.
Nithin's paper on exploration of cosmic filaments accepted in TVCG.
(30/07/2015)

Paper entitled Felix: A topology based framework for visual exploration of cosmic filaments co-authored by Nithin Shivashankar, Pratyush Pranav, Vijay Natarajan, Rien van de Weygaert, E. G. Patrick Bos, and Steven Rieder has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics.
Short paper on similarity in flow fields accepted in EuroVis 2015.
(27/04/2015)

Paper entitled Clustering moment invariants to identify similarity within 2D flow fields co-authored by Roxana Bujack, Jens Kasten, Vijay Natarajan, Gerik Scheuermann and Kenneth Joy has been accepted as a short paper in EuroVis 2015.
Talha's paper on molecular channels accepted in BMC Bioinformatics.
(20/03/2015)

Paper entitled ChExVis: a tool for molecular channel extraction and visualization co-authored by Talha Bin Masood, Sankaran Sandhya, Nagasuma Chandra and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted for publication in BMC Bioinformatics. The software is available at here.
Nithin's paper on Morse-Smale complex software accepted at TopoInVis 2015.
(09/03/2015)

Paper entitled Efficient computational topology software for in-situ programmable visual analysis co-authored by Nithin Shivashankar and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at workshop on Topology-Based Methods in Visualization (TopoInVis), 2015. More details about the software available here.
Vidya and Dilip's paper on scalar field similarity accepted at Pacific Vis 2015.
(10/01/2015)

Paper entitled Distance between Extremum Graphs co-authored by Vidya Narayanan, Dilip Mathew Thomas and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at Pacific Vis, 2015.
Aditya's paper on parallel algorithm for computing contour trees accepted at Pacific Vis 2015.
(10/01/2015)

Paper entitled A parallel and memory efficient algorithm for constructing the contour tree co-authored by Aditya Acharya and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at Pacific Vis, 2015.
Talha and Malladi's paper on fast discrete Voronoi diagram computation accepted at ICVGIP 2014.
(03/10/2014)

Paper entitled Facet-JFA: Faster computation of discrete Voronoi diagrams co-authored by Talha Bin Masood, Hari Krishna Malladi and Vijay Natarajan has been accepted at ICVGIP, 2014.
Kanuj's paper on reconstruction of neuronal structures accepted at ICVGIP 2014.
(03/10/2014)

Paper entitled An interactive framework for reconstructing 3D neuronal structures co-authored by Kanuj Kumar, Vijay Natarajan, S.K. Sikdar and Kalyan V. Srinivas has been accepted at ICVGIP, 2014.
Dilip's paper on symmetry detection accepted at SciVis 2014.
(15/07/2014)

Dilip's paper entitled Multi-scale symmetry detection in scalar fields by clustering contours has been accepted at IEEE SciVis 2014.
Dilip wins Best presentation award at Electrical Sciences Symposium.
(21/02/2014)

Dilip was awarded with Best presentation award for his talk on Symmetry Detection in Scalar Fields at Fifth Electrical Sciences Symposium, IISc.
Dilip's paper won an Honorable Mention at Shell India Computational Talent Prize.
(22/11/2013)

Dilip's paper entitled Detecting symmetry in scalar fields using augmented extremum graphs received an Honorable mention at Shell India Computational Talent Prize.
Anurag's paper on efficient homology computation accepted at HiPC 2013.
(10/08/2013)

Paper entitled Efficient homology computations on multicore and manycore systems, co-authored by N. Anurag Murty, Vijay Natarajan, and Sathish S. Vadhiyar, has been accepted at HiPC 2013.
Dilip's paper on symmetry detection in scalar fields accepted at IEEE SciVis 2013.
(15/07/2013)

Paper entitled Detecting symmetry in scalar fields using augmented extremum graphs, co-authored by Dilip Mathew Thomas and Vijay Natarajan, has been accepted at IEEE SciVis 2013.
Harish's paper on tracking of cloud systems accepted at IEEE SciVis 2013.
(15/07/2013)

Paper entitled An exploration framework to identify and track movements of cloud systems, co-authored by Harish Doraiswamy, Vijay Natarajan, and Ravi Nanjundiah, has been accepted at IEEE SciVis 2013.
Preeti's paper accepted at ICPP 2013.
(28/06/2013)

Paper on A diffusion-based processor reallocation strategy for tracking multiple dynamically varying weather phenomena co-authored by Preeti Malakar, Vijay Natarajan, Sathish Vadhiyar, and Ravi Nanjundiah accepted at ICPP 2013.
Talha awarded the MSR India Ph.D. Fellowship, 2013.
(25/05/2013)

Talha Bin Masood awarded the Microsoft Research India Ph.D. Fellowship, 2013. Talha works in the area of macromolecular visualization.
Paper on "Topological Saliency" to appear in Computers & Graphics.
(06/05/2013)

Paper on Topological Saliency by Harish Doraiswamy, Nithin Shivashankar, Vijay Natarajan, and Yusu Wang accepted for publication in Computers & Graphics.
Raghavendra's paper on accepted at EuroVis 2013.
(26/04/2013)

Paper on Extraction of robust voids and pockets in proteins co-authored by Raghavendra G.S., Harish Doraiswamy, Siddharth Patel, Raghavan Varadarajan, and Vijay Natarajan accepted as a short paper at EuroVis 2013.
Talha and Dilip's paper accepted at CGI 2013
(04/04/2013)

Talha and Dilip's paper entitled Scalar Field Visualization via Extraction of Symmetric Structures has been accepted for presentation at CGI 2013. This paper will also be published in a CGI special issue of the Visual Computer Journal published by Springer Verlag.
Pranav and Nithin's paper accepted at ICVGIP 2012
(28/11/2012)

Pranav and Nithin's paper Improved Quadric Surface Impostors for Large Bio-Molecular Visualization has been accepted at ICVGIP 2012
IISc has promoted Vijay Natarajan to Associate Professor in CSA.
(15/10/2012)

IISc has promoted Vijay Natarajan to Associate Professor in CSA.
Preeti's proposal accepted at SC 2012 Doctoral Showcase
(18/09/2012)

Preeti Malakar's proposal Integrated Parallelization of Computation and Visualization for Large-scale Weather Applications accepted for presentation at the SC 2012 Dissertation Research Showcase
Senthilnathan and Harish's paper accepted at HiPC 2012
(15/08/2012)

Senthilnathan and Harish's paper on A Hybrid Parallel Algorithm for Computing and Tracking Level Set Topology has been accepted for publication at HiPC 2012.
Preeti's paper accepted at SC
(16/07/2012)

Preeti's paper on A Divide and Conquer Strategy for Scaling Weather Simulations with Multiple Regions of Interest gets accepted at SC IEEE conference and is also selected as a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award.
Preeti presented a poster at IEEE IPDPS 2012 PhD Forum
(30/05/2012)

Preeti presented a poster on Integrated Parallelization of Computations and Visualization for Large-scale Applications at IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium 2012 PhD Forum.
Harish's paper is accepted for publication in TVCG
(09/04/2012)

Harish's paper on Computing Reeb Graphs as a Union of Contour Trees has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Nithin's paper gets accepted at EuroVis 2012.
(25/03/2012)

Nithin's paper on Parallel Computation of 3D Morse-Smale Complexes has been accepted for presentation at EuroVis 2012.
Dilip's paper gets accepted.
(09/02/2012)

Dilip's paper entitled Mesh simplification based on edge collapsing could improve computational efficiency in near infrared optical tomographic imaging has been accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Selected topics in Quantum Electronics.
Nithin's paper gets accepted in TVCG
(25/11/2011)

Nithin, Senthil and Vijay's paper on Parallel Computation of 2D Morse-Smale Complexes has been accepted for IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Vijay Natarajan selected for the INAE Young Engineer Award
(12/09/2011)

Vijay Natarajan has been selected for Indian National Academy of Engineering Young Engineer Award in Computer Science for the year 2011.
Harish's poster is accepted at VIS 2011.
(29/07/2011)

Harish's poster on Computing Reebgraph as a union of Contour Trees is accepted for presentation at VIS 2011.
Dilip's paper is accepted at VIS 2011.
(28/07/2011)

Dilip's paper on Symmetry in Scalar Field Topology is accepted for presentation at VIS 2011.
Suthambara's paper wins Third Best Paper Award at EuroVis 2011.
(03/06/2011)

Paper by Suthambhara, Vijay Natarajan, and Ravi Nanjundiah titled "A Gradient-Based Comparison Measure for Visual analysis of Multifield Data" wins third best paper award at EuroVis 2011. The paper was selected from 54 papers presented at the conference, which were in turn selected from a total of 194 submissions.
Vijay selected for MSR India Outstanding Young Faculty Award 2011.
(23/05/2011)

Vijay Natarajan has been selected for MSR India Outstanding Young Faculty Award for the year 2011.
Suthambhara's paper is accepted at EuroVis 2011.
(15/04/2011)

Suthambhara's paper on A gradient-based comparison measure for visual analysis of multifield data is accepted for presentation at EuroVis 2011.
Preeti gets Google India Women in Engineering Award.
(2/03/2011)

Preeti Malakar has been awarded the Google India Women in Engineering Award 2011. The Google India Women in Engineering Award was instituted in 2008 to recognize and reward deserving women students in Computer Science and related majors, and inspire them to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.
Harish's paper gets accepted in TVCG
(10/02/2011)

Harish and Vijay's paper on Output-sensitive construction of Reeb graphs has been accepted for IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Dilip wins 3rd place in Microsoft TechVista 2011 poster presentation competition!!
(21/01/2011)

Dilip's poster titled Feature Preserving Mesh Simplification was the second runner up at the Ph.D. poster presentation competition held during Microsoft's TechVista 2011, Pune.
Preeti Malakar presented a poster at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in India.
(28/12/2010)

Preeti Malakar presented a poster on A Coupled Framework for Parameter Simulation and Visualization at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in India, held in Bangalore from December 7 to December 9.
Debasish presented a talk at NCAR 2010, Hyderabad.
(21/12/2010)

Debasish talked on Visualization for Mobile Applications
C++ Reeb Graph library released!
(14/10/2010)

A C++ library to compute Reeb graph of a scalar function defined on a simplicial mesh is released under LGPL 3.
Java Reeb Graph library released!
(01/08/2010)

A Java library to compute Reeb graph of a scalar function defined on a simplicial mesh is released under LGPL 3.
New VGL web site
(05/08/2009)

A refurbished VGL web site is now up.