Xavier Pueyo (1954)           

     Centre de Recerca en
     Visualització, Realitat Virtual i Interacció Gràfica    ViRVIG

GGG (Geometry and Graphics Group)
Departament d'Informàtica, Matemàtica Aplicada i Estadística  (IMAE)
Universitat de Girona (UdG)          

1988-1993 Associate Professor
Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Enginyer Industrial
(ETSEIB  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)  1980

Docteur Ingénieur. Informatique
(Université de Rennes I)   1984
Supervisor:  Prof. Michel Lucas

Doctor Enginyer Industrial
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)   1986
Supervisors: Prof. Pere Brunet and Prof. Michel Lucas

Fellow of the EUROGRAPHICS Association   2004

Address: Departament d'Informàtica, Matemàtica Aplicada i Estadística
Universitat de Girona
C/ Maria Aurèlia capmany, 41
Campus de Montilivi
E - 17003  -  Girona
Phone: +34-616.497.592
Fax: +34-972.41.87.92
Email: xavier.pueyo[at]udg.edu

Research interest
Computer graphics
Visibility algorithms
Realistic rendering
Cultutal Heritage
Lighting simulation

Undergraduate: Programming. Computer graphics. (Escola Politècnica Superior - UdG)
Graduate: Digital Cultural Heritage. Master on Cultural and Natural Heritage (Facultat de Lletres - UdG)

Selected publications

X.Pueyo and P.Brunet.; A Parametric-Space Based Scan-Line Algorithm for Rendering Bicubic Surfaces; IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications 7(11) pp.17-25; 1987

X.Pueyo and J.C.Mendoza.; A New Scan-Line Algorithm for the Rendering of CSG Trees; Proc. of EUROGRAPHICS'87; pp.347-361; 1987

X.Pueyo and D.Tost; A Survey of Computer Animation; Computer Graphics Forum 7(4) pp.281-300; 1988

D.Tost and X.Pueyo; Human Body Animation. A Survey; The Visual Computer 3(5) pp.254-264; 1988

X.Pueyo; Diffuse Interreflections Techniques for Form-Factor Computation. A Survey; The Visual Computer 7(4) pp.200-209; 1991

Ch.Bouville, K.Bouatouch, P.Tellier and X.Pueyo; Theoretical Analisys of Global Illumination Models; Photorealism in Computer Graphic, pp.57-71; Springer Verlag (EG Seminars); 1992

J.Vilaplana and X.Pueyo.; Expoiting Coherence for Clipping and View Transformation in Radiosity Algorithms; Photorealism in Computer Graphics pp.137-149; Springer Verlag (EG Seminars); 1992

B. Arnaldi, X. Pueyo and J. Vilaplana.; On the Division of Environments by Virtual Walls for Radiosity Computation; Advances on Rendering, P.Brunet and F.W.Jansen (Eds.) pp.198-205; 1994

J Vilaplana and X.Pueyo. ; Multilevel Use of Coherence for Complex Radiosity Environment; The Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation 5(3) pp.129-141; 1994

L.Neumann, W.Purgathofer, R.F.Tobler, A.Neumann, P.Elias, M.Feda and X.Pueyo; The Stochastic Ray Method for Radiosity; Rendering Techniques '95 pp.206-218; Springer-Verlag; 1995

M.Sbert, F.Pérez and X.Pueyo; Global Monte Carlo. A Progresive Solution; Rendering Techniques '95 pp.231-239; Springer Wien; 1995

X.Pueyo, F.Pérez, A.Sellarès and J.Suy; An Object-Oriented Approach for Teaching Visibility Computation Algorithms; Computers & Graphics 20(4) pp.605-610; 1996

X.Pueyo and P.Schröeder (Eds.); Rendering Techniques '96; Springer-Verlag/Wien ISBN 3-211-82883-4; 1996

G.García and X.Pueyo; Progressive Radiosity Solutions for SIMD Architectures; Proc. of 1st EG Workshop on Parallel Graphics and Visualisation, A.Chalmers and F.W.Jansen (Eds.) pp.247-260; 1996

M.Sbert, X.Pueyo, L.Neumann and W.Purgathofer; Global Multipath Monte Carlo Algorithms for Radiosity; The Visual Computer 12(2) pp 47-61; 1996

B.Arnaldi, T.Priol, L.Renambot and X.Pueyo.; Visibility Mask for Solving Complex Radiosity Computations on Multiprocessors; Parallel Computing 23(7) pp.887-897; 1997

C. Ureña, J.C. Torres and X. Pueyo; A Formalization and Classification of Global Illumination Methods; Computers & Graphics 21(2) pp.225-236; 1997

L. Renambot, B. Arnaldi, T. Priol and X. Pueyo. ; Towards Efficient Parallel Radiosity for DSM-Based Parallel Computers Using Virtual Interfaces; Third Parallel Rendering Symposium, IEEE-ACM/SIGGRAPH pp.79-86; 1997

X.Pueyo, D.Tost, I. Martín and B. García. ; Radiosity for Dynamic Environments; The Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation 8(4) pp,221-231; 1997

F.Pérez, X.Pueyo and F.X.Sillion.; Global Illumination Techniques for the Simulation of Participating Media; Proc. of the Eigth Eurographics Workshop on Rendering pp.309-320; 1997

I. Martín, X. Pueyo and D. Tost.; An Image-Space Refinement Criterion for Linear Hierarchical Radiosit; Proceedings of Graphics Interface '97 pp.26-36; 1997

I. Martín, X. Pueyo and D. Tost; A Hardware Based Method for Hierarchical Radiosity; Computers Graphics Forum 17(3) pp.159-164; 1998

I Martín, F.Pérez and X.Pueyo; The SIR Rendering Architecture; Computers & Graphics 22(5) pp.601-609; 1998

G. Besuievsky and X. Pueyo; A Dynamic Light Sources Algorithm for Radiosity Environments; IX EGCAS (Eurographic Workshop on Computer Animation and Simulation); 1998

F.Pérez, I.Martín, X.Pueyo and F.X.Sillion; Acceleration of Monte Carlo Path Tracing for General Environments; Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2000; 2000

M.Fairen and X.Pueyo (Eds.); Special Issue on Parallel and Distributed Computer Graphics; Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices 3( 3); 2000

G.Besuievsky and X.Pueyo; Animating Radiosity Environments Through the Multi-Frame Lighting Method; Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation 12(2) pp. 93-106; 2001

G.Besuievsky and X.Pueyo; A Monte Carlo Method for Accelerating the Computation of Animated Radiosity Sequences; Computer Graphics International '01; 2001

M.P. do Santos, X.Pueyo, Luiz Velho (Eds.); Ibero-American Co-operation in Computer Graphics; Computers and Graphics 2 (1); 2003.

I.Martín, X.Pueyo and D.Tost; Frame-to-Frame Coherent Animation with Two-Pass Radiosity; IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 9(1) pp.70-84; 2003

G.Patow and X. Pueyo; A Survey on Invers Rendering Problems; Computer Graphics Forum  22(4) pp. 663-687; 2003.

C.Bosch, X.Pueyo, S.Mérillou and D.Ghazanfarpour; A Physically-Based Model for Rendering Realistic Scratches; Computer Graphics Forum 23 (3), pp. 361-370, 2004

G.Patow, X.Pueyo and A.Vinacua; Reflector Design from Radiance Distributions; International Journal on Shape Modeling 10(2), pp.211-235; 2004

E.Cerezo, F.Pérez, X.Pueyo, F.J.Seron and F.X.Sillion; A Survey on Participating Media Rendering Techniques; The Visual Computer 21(5) pp.303-328, 2005.

G. Patow and X. Pueyo
; A Survey of Inverse Surface Design From Light Transport Behavior Specification; Computer Graphics Forum 24(4) pp.773-789; 2005

J.R. Jiménez and X.Pueyo; Interactive Rendering of Globally Illuminated Scenes Including Anisotropic and Inhomogeneous Participating Media;
The Visual Computer 21(7) pp.449-462; 2005

J.A.Magallón, G.Patow, F.J.Serón and X.Pueyo; Parallelization of Inverse Design of Luminaire Reflectors; Proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on parallel Graphics and Visualization pp.99-107; 2006

G.Patow, X.Pueyo and A.Vinacua; User-Guided Inverse Reflector Design; Computers & Graphics 31(3) pp.501-515; 2007

C.Bosch, X.Pueyo, S.Mérillou and D.Ghazanfarpour; A Resolution Independent Approach for the Accurate Rendering of Grooved Surfaces; Computer Graphics Forum 27(7) pp.1937-1944; 2008

J.F.El Hajjar, V.Jolivet, D.Ghazanfarpour and X.Pueyo; A Model for Real-Time On-Surface Flows; The Visual Computer 25(2) pp.87-100; 2009

A.Forés, S.N.Pattanaik, C.Bosch, and X.Pueyo; BRDFLab: A general system for designing BRDFs; Proceeding of XIX Congreso Español de Informática Gráfica (CEIG); 2009

J.Marcó, G.Patow, E.Reinhard and X.Pueyo; Accurate Water Simulation for Visibility Driving; Proceeding of IV SIACG Iberoamerican Simposium in Computer Graphics pp.1-8; 2009

X.Pueyo, C.Bosch and G.Patow; On Improving Urban Environment Representation; Frontiers in Robotics and A.I.. Virtual Environments; 2014

I.Muñoz-Pandiella, C.Bosch, N.Mérillou, X.Pueyo and S Mérillou; Real-Time Solar Exposure Simulation in Complex Cities; Computer Graphics Forum 36(8) pp.554-566; 2017

I.Muñoz-Pandiella, C.Bosch, S.Mérillou, N.Mérillou, G.Patow and X.Pueyo; Urban Weathering: Interactive Rendering of Polluted Cities; IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 24(12) pp.3239-3252; 2018

O.Pueyo, X.Pueyo, and G.Patow; An overview of generalization techniques for street networks; Graphical Models vol.106 pp.101049; 2019

O.Pueyo, A.Sabrià, X.Pueyo, G.Patow and M.Wimmer; Shrinking city layouts; Computers & Graphics vol.86 pp.15-26; 2020

PhD Students Supervised

Mateu Sbert. The Use of Global Random Directions to Compute Radiosity. Global Monte Carlo Techniques .
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1997.

Carlos Ureña. Efficient Monte-Carlo Methods for Global Illumination.
Universidad de Granada, 1998.
Co-advised with J.C. Torres (Universidad de Granada).

Ignacio Martín. Temporal Coherence in Animation of Global Illumination Environments.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2000.
Co-advised with Dani Tost (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

Joan Antoni Sellarès. Structural and Algorithmic Aspects of Geometric Projections.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2000.
Co-advised with Ferran Hurtado (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

Gonzalo Besuievsky. A Monte Carlo Approach for Animated Radiosity Environments.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2001.

Frederic Pérez-Cazorla. Global Illumination Techniques for the Computation of High Quality Images in General Environments.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2003.
Co-advised with Ignacio Martín (Universitat de Girona)

Gustavo A. Patow. Reflector Shape Design from Radiance Distributions. CAD for Luminaries.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2005.
Co-advised with Àlvar Vinacua (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

Carles Bosch. Realistic Image Synthesis of Surface Scratches and Grooves.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Université de Limoges, 2007.
Co-advised with Stéphane Mérillou and Djamchid Ghazanfarpour (Université de Limoges)

Jean-François El Hajjar. Simulation et rendu d'écoulements liquides.
Université de Limoges and Universitat de Girona, 2008.
Co-advised with Stéphane Mérillou and Djamchid Ghazanfarpour (Université de Limoges)

Juan Roberto Jiménez. Interactive frame-rates for globally illuminated scenes in presence of participating media.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010.
Co-advised with Karol Myszkowski (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)

Imanol Muñoz-Pandiella. Interactive Weathering for Realistic Image Synthesis of Urban Environments.
Université de Limoges and Universitat de Girona, 2017.
Co-advised with Carles Bosch (Eurecat) and Stéphane Mérillou (Université de Limoges)


Design and Implementation of a Lighting Simulation System (1993-1995) CICYT TIC92-1031-C02-01 (Xavier Pueyo).

Interactive graphic system for rendering complex images using supercomputers (1993-1994) Access to large facilities (CESCA-CEPBA), C.E.E. núm. CHGE-CT92-0009 (Xavier Pueyo).

HCM - Computer Graphics Network. Task 3 (1993-1997) EU-FP3 CHRX-CT93-0085 (Sabine Coquillard, INRIA).

Precise Lighting Simulation System. Global techniques (1996-1998) CICYT TIC95-0614-C03 (Miguel A. Sainz).

Advanced Distributed CAD System. Realistic Rendering (1996-1998) CICYT TIC95-0630-C05 (Xavier Pueyo)

SIMULGEN. Realistic Simulation of Light for general Environments. (1998-2002) ESPRIT Open LTR num 25772 and 35772 (Xavier Pueyo).

Virtual Reality for Cooperative Design in very Complex Engineering Systems (1999-2001) CICYT TIC98-0586-C03-03 (Xavier Pueyo).

Integrated CAD for lighting applications and illumination (1999-2001) CICYT TIC98-0973-C03-02. (Jordi Regincós)

CIF. Flexible Inspection Cell (1999-2002) CeRTAP (Xavier Pueyo).

CADVial. CAD for Road Safety Based on Lighting Systems(2002-2004) CICYT TIC2001-2392-C03-01 (Joan Antoni Sellarès).

SIeRV. Immersive Interaction Systems for Virtual Environments (2002-2004) CICYT TIC2001-2226-C02-02 (Xavier Pueyo).

Algorithms and Graphical Interfaces for Applications Based on Natural and Artificial Lighting Simulation (2005-2007) MEC-TIN2004-07672-C03-01 (Ignacio Martín).

Ecostreetlight. Development of 25% more energy efficient ... and improved luminaire design (2008-2010) FP7-SME-2007-#222550 (Ignacio Martín).

CALBaD. Computer Aided Light Based Design (2008-2010) MEC-TIN2007-67120 (Xavier Pueyo).

Enhanced Virtual Reality for Cutting-Edge Applications (2011-2013) MEC TIN2010-20590-C02-02 (Joan Antoni Sellarès).

SAMVA. Simulation, Advanced Modeling and Interactive Visual Analysis of Large Data Sets (2014) MEC-TIN2013-47137-C2-2-P (Gustavo Patow).

GEN3DLIVE: Generation, simulation and interactive visualization of 3D geometric models from large data sets with applications in human environments and life quality improvement (2015-2017) MEC-TIN2014-52211-C2-2-R (Gustavo Patow).

3D4LIFE. Visualization, modeling, simulation and interaction with 3D models. Applications in life sciences and urban environments (2018-2021) MEIC-TIN2017-88515-C2-2-R (Gustavo Patow).

EHEM. Enhancement of Heritage Experiences: the Middle Ages. Digital Layered Models of Architecture and Mural Paintings over Time (2020-2023) JPICH-Conservation, Protection and Use (JPICH-0127) - MCeI-PCI2020-111979 (Milagros Guardia, Universitat de Barcelona).


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