Program

High-Performance Graphics 2018 will be held in Vancouver, BC in the Segal Building, Simon Fraser University.

Friday, August 10

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Registration / Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Opening Remarks

10:15 AM to 11:30 AM

Papers Session 1: Rendering on a Strict Ray Budget

  • Gradient Estimation for Real-Time Adaptive Temporal Filtering
    Christoph Schied, Christoph Peters, Carsten Dachsbacher
  • Importance Sampling of Many Lights with Adaptive Tree Splitting
    Alejandro Conty, Christopher Kulla
  • View-Region Optimized Image-Based Scene Simplification
    Puneet Lall, Silviu Borac, Dave Richardson, Matt Pharr, Manfred Ernst
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Posters Fast-Forward

12:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Lunch

Provided by HPG

1:45 PM to 3:00 PM

Short Papers Session 1: Anti Aliasing

  • Adaptive Temporal Antialiasing
    Adam Marrs, Josef Spjut, Holger Gruen, Rahul Sathe, Morgan McGuire
  • Correlation-Aware Semi-Analytic Visibility for Antialiased Rendering
    Cyril Crassin, Chris Wyman, Morgan McGuire, Aaron Lefohn
  • Deferred Adaptive Compute Shading
    Ian Mallett, Cem Yuksel
  • Detecting Aliasing Artifacts in Image Sequences Using Deep Neural Networks
    Anjul Patney, Aaron Lefohn
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Break

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Panel Session

TBD

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Poster Session

Saturday, August 11

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Keynote 1

Game Ray Tracing: State-of-the-Art and Open Problems

Colin Barré-Brisebois, Electronic Arts SEED

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Morning Break

10:30 AM to 12:00 AM

Papers Session 2: Fast Vertices

  • A Fast Method to Calculate the Volumetric Divergence Metric for Evaluating the accuracy of the Extracted Isosurface
    Cuilan Wang
  • On-the-fly Vertex Reuse for Parallel Software Geometry Processing
    Michael Kenzel, Bernhard Kerbl, Wolfgang Tatzgern, Elena Ivanchenko, Dieter Schmalstieg, Markus Steinberger
  • Revisiting The Vertex Cache: Understanding and Optimizing Vertex Processing on the modern GPU
    Bernhard Kerbl, Michael Kenzel, Elena Ivanchenko, Dieter Schmalstieg, Markus Steinberger
12:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Lunch

Provided by HPG

1:45 PM to 3:00 PM

Short Papers Session 2: Ray Traversal, Transparency, and GPU Computing

  • Brook GLES Pi: Democratising Accelerator Programming Education
    Matina Maria Trompouki, Leonidas Kosmidis
  • Compressed-Leaf Bounding Volume Hierarchies
    Carsten Benthin, Ingo Wald, Sven Woop, Attila Áfra

  • CPU-Style SIMD Ray Traversal on GPUs
    Alexander Lier, Marc Stamminger, Kai Selgrad
  • Moment Transparency
    Brian Sharpe
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Break

3:30 PM to 4:45 PM

Papers Session 3: Make Some Noise

  • Fast Generation of Poisson-Disk Samples on Mesh Surfaces by Progressive Sample Projection
    Tong Wang, Reiji Suda
  • High-Performance By-Example Noise using a Histogram-Preserving Blending Operator
    Eric Heitz, Fabrice Neyret
  • Non-periodic Tiling of Procedural Noise Functions
    Aleksandr Kirillov
4:45 PM to 5:00 PM

Break

5:00 PM to 09:30 PM

Social Event: Banquet at Grouse Mountain

Lupins Cafe on the first floor of the Peak Chalet on Grouse Mountain.
Banquet details and schedule can be found on our venue page.

Sunday, August 12

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Keynote 2

TBD

Alyosha Efros, UC Berkeley

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Morning Break

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Hot3D Session

  • Cold Chips: ART’s RenderDrive Architecture – Ray Tracing Hardware from before the GPU
    Andrew Garrard, Samsung
  • Accelerating GPU Inferencing with DirectML and DirectX 12
    Shrinath Shanbhag, Microsoft
  • Falcor: From Research Prototype to Product Demo
    Nir Benty, NVIDIA
12:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Lunch

Not provided by HPG

1:45 PM to 3:00 PM

Papers Session 4: Building Ray Tracers

  • A High-Resolution Compression Scheme for Ray Tracing Subdivision Surfaces with Displacement
    Alexander Lier, Magdalena Martinek, Marc Stamminger, Kai Selgrad
  • Phantom Ray-Hair Intersector
    Alexander Reshetov, David Luebke
  • PLOCTree: A Fast, High-Quality Hardware BVH Builder
    Timo Viitanen, Matias Koskela, Pekka Jääskeläinen, Aleksi Tervo, Jarmo Takala
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Afternoon Break

3:30 PM to 4:45 PM

HPG Town Hall

4:45 PM to 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks + Best Paper Award