Daniel Sýkora

Associate Professor

e-mail: sykorad (at) fel . cvut . cz

Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Czech Technical University in Prague

Karlovo náměstí 13
121 35 Prague 2
Czech Republic

phone: +420 2 2435 7501
fax: +420 2 2435 7556


Publications:

Jakub Fišer, Ondřej Jamriška, Michal Lukáč, Eli Shechtman, Paul Asente, Jingwan Lu, and Daniel Sýkora
StyLit: Illumination-Guided Example-Based Stylization of 3D Renderings
In ACM Transactions on Graphics 35(4):92, 2016 (SIGGRAPH 2016, Anaheim, USA, July 2016), ACM, Patent pending.
Jakub Fišer, Paul Asente, Stephen Schiller, and Daniel Sýkora
Advanced drawing beautification with ShipShape
In Computers & Graphics 56:46–58, 2016 (SBIM'15, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2015), Elsevier, Patent pending.
Daniel Sýkora
Renesance kresleného filmu
In Vesmír 94(10):576–579, 2015.
Michal Lukáč, Jakub Fišer, Paul Asente, Jingwan Lu, Eli Shechtman, and Daniel Sýkora
Brushables: Example-based Edge-aware Directional Texture Painting
In Computer Graphics Forum 34(7):257–268, 2015 (PG'15, Beijing, China, October 2015), Eurographics, Patent pending.
Ondřej Jamriška, Jakub Fišer, Paul Asente, Jingwan Lu, Eli Shechtman, and Daniel Sýkora
LazyFluids: Appearance Transfer for Fluid Animations
In ACM Transactions on Graphics 34(4):92, 2015 (SIGGRAPH 2015, Los Angeles, USA, August 2015), ACM, Patent pending.
Jianchao Tan, Marek Dvorožňák, Daniel Sýkora, and Yotam Gingold
Decomposing Time-Lapse Paintings into Layers
In ACM Transactions on Graphics 34(4):61, 2015 (SIGGRAPH 2015, Los Angeles, USA, August 2015), ACM.
Jakub Fišer, Michal Lukáč, Ondřej Jamriška, Martin Čadík, Yotam Gingold, Paul Asente, and Daniel Sýkora
Color Me Noisy: Example-based Rendering of Hand-colored Animations with Temporal Noise Control 
In Computer Graphics Forum 33(4):1–10, 2014 (EGSR'14, Lyon, France, June 2014), Eurographics.
Daniel Sýkora, Ladislav Kavan, Martin Čadík, Ondřej Jamriška, Alec Jacobson, Brian Whited, Maryann Simmons, and Olga Sorkine-Hornung
Ink-and-Ray: Bas-Relief Meshes for Adding Global Illumination Effects to Hand-Drawn Characters 
In ACM Transactions on Graphics 33(2):16, 2014 (SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver, Canada, August 2014), ACM.
Michal Lukáč, Jakub Fišer, Jean-Charles Bazin, Ondřej Jamriška, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, and Daniel Sýkora
Painting by Feature: Texture Boundaries for Example-based Image Creation 
In ACM Transactions on Graphics 32(4):116, 2013 (SIGGRAPH 2013, Anaheim, California, USA, July 2013), ACM.
Daniel Sýkora and John Dingliana
Computer-assisted Repurposing of Existing Animations
In Paul Rosin & John Collomosse (Eds.): Image and Video-Based Artistic Stylisation, Computational Imaging and Vision, vol. 42, pp. 285–308, 2013, Springer.
Gioacchino Noris, Daniel Sýkora, Ariel Shamir, Stelian Coros, Brian Whited, Maryann Simmons, Alexander Hornung, Marcus Gross, and Robert Sumner
Smart Scribbles for Sketch Segmentation 
In Computer Graphics Forum 31(8):2516–2527, 2012 (Eurographics 2013, Girona, Spain, May 2013), Eurographics, U.S. Patent No. 9,082,005.
Ondřej Jamriška, Daniel Sýkora, and Alexander Hornung
Cache-efficient Graph Cuts on Structured Grids 
In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 3673–3680, 2012 (CVPR'12, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, June 2012), IEEE,
U.S. Patent No. 8,533,139.
Daniel Sýkora, Mirela Ben-Chen, Martin Čadík, Brian Whited, and Maryann Simmons
TexToons: Practical Texture Mapping for Hand-drawn Cartoon Animations 
In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Non-photorealistic Animation and Rendering, pp. 75–83, 2011 (NPAR'11, Vancouver, Canada, August 2011), ACM, Best Paper Award.
Gioacchino Noris, Daniel Sýkora, Stelian Coros, Brian Whited, Maryann Simmons, Alexander Hornung, Marcus Gross, and Robert Sumner
Temporal Noise Control for Sketchy Animation 
In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Non-photorealistic Animation and Rendering, pp. 93–98, 2011 (NPAR'11, Vancouver, Canada, August 2011), ACM,
U.S. Patent No. 9,123,145.
Daniel Sýkora, David Sedláček, Sun Jinchao, John Dingliana, and Steven Collins
Adding Depth to Cartoons Using Sparse Depth (In)equalities 
In Computer Graphics Forum 29(2):615–623, 2010 (Eurographics 2010, Norrköping, Sweden, May 2010), Eurographics, Günter Enderle Best Paper Award.
Daniel Sýkora, John Dingliana, and Steven Collins
As-Rigid-As-Possible Image Registration for Hand-drawn Cartoon Animations 
In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, pp. 25–33, 2009 (NPAR'09, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, August 2009), ACM.
Daniel Sýkora, John Dingliana, and Steven Collins
LazyBrush: Flexible Painting Tool for Hand-drawn Cartoons 
In Computer Graphics Forum 28(2):599–608, 2009 (Eurographics 2009, Munich, Germany, March 2009), Eurographics.
Juraj Obert, Jaroslav Křivánek, Fabio Pellacini, Daniel Sýkora, and Sumanta Pattanaik
iCheat: A Representation for Artistic Control of Indirect Cinematic Lighting 
In Computer Graphics Forum 27(4):1217–1223, 2008 (EGSR'08, Sarajevo, Bosnia, June 2008), Eurographics.
Daniel Sýkora, David Sedláček, and Kai Riege
Real-time Color Ball Tracking for Augmented Reality 
In Proceedings of the 14th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments, pp. 9–16, 2008 (EGVE'08, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, May 2008), Eurographics.
Daniel Sýkora
Computer Assisted Analysis of Classical Cartoon Animations 
PhD thesis, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, September 2006, Outstanding Dissertation Award.
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Video Codec for Classical Cartoon Animations with Hardware Accelerated Playback 
In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Visual Computing, pp. 43–50, 2005 (ISVC'05, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA, December 2005), Springer.
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Colorization of Black-and-White Cartoons 
In Image and Vision Computing 23(9):767–852, 2005, Elsevier.
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Sketching Cartoons by Example 
In Proceedings of the 2nd Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, pp. 27–34, 2005 (SBM'05, Dublin, Ireland, August 2005), Eurographics.
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Unsupervised Colorization of Black-and-White Cartoons 
In Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, pp. 121–127, 2004 (NPAR'04, Annecy, France, June 2004), ACM.
Jan Buriánek and Daniel Sýkora
Jak Rumcajs k barvám příšel
In PiXEL 89(5):30–33, 2004.
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Color for Black-and-White Cartoons   
In Proceedings of the ČVUT Workshop, pp. 184–185, 2004 (ČVUT Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic, March 2004).
Daniel Sýkora, Jan Buriánek, and Jiří Žára
Segmentation of Black-and-White Cartoons 
In Proceedings of the 19th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics, pp. 223–230, 2003 (SCCG'03, Budmerice, Slovakia, April 2003), ACM.
Daniel Sýkora
Inking Old Black-and-White Cartoons 
MSc thesis, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, January 2003, ACM Student Award.
Daniel Sýkora and Josef Jelínek
Efficient View Frustum Culling 
In Proceedings of the 6th Central European Seminar on Computer Graphics, pp. 55–64, 2002 (CESCG'02, Budmerice, Slovakia, April 2002).


Teaching:

Master course taught at Faculty of Electrical Engineering (in Czech):
A4M39AIM & B4M39AIM: Advanced Interactive Image Manipulation 

Comprehensive overview of methods for interactive editing of digital images foucused on practical algorithms that are both easy to implement and have an interesting theoretical basis.

Master course taught at Faculty of Information Technology (in Czech):
MI-DZO: Digital Image Processing 

Introduction to digital image processing where theorems from calculus, discrete mathematics, statistics, and computer science come to life in visually attractive applications.



Videos:

StyLit


LazyFluids
 
Ink-and-Ray


Demoscene:

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