Yaron Lipman 

Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Weizmann Institute of Science  
Rehovot, 76100 Israel  
Ziskind Building, room 259

Email: yaron lipman weizmann ac il

 

 


Research Interests:

Geometric Modeling and Processing, Computer Graphics,
Shape comparison and analysis, Image Processing,
Discrete Differential Geometry, Scattered data approximation,
Computational anatomy/biology

 

 


Recent Professional Activities:

Program committee, ACM SIGGRAPH 2011,2013,2014
Program chair, Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing 2013
Program committee, Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing 2009-2012
Program committee, SIAM conference on Geometric & Physicial Modeling 2013
Program committee, CAD/Graphics 2013
Program committee, Shape Modeling International 2011,2012
Program committee, Pacific Graphics Papers 2009-2012


Students and Postdocs:

Roi Poranne (Postdoc 2013 - )
Noam Aigerman (PhD 2012 - )
Inbar Aharon (MSc 2013 - )
Eli Libman (MSc 2013 - )
Ofer Bartal (MSc 2011 - 2012)

 

 


Teaching:

2014/spring (WIS) – Matrix Computation and Convex Optimization
2013/spring (WIS) – Numerical Linear Algebra and Convex Optimization
2012/spring (WIS) – Introduction to Geometry Processing
2011/winter (Princeton) – Numerical Methods
2009/spring (Princeton) – Numerical Methods

 

 


Publications:

 

 

 Submitted

Feature Matching with Bounded Distortion
Yaron Lipman, Stav Yagev, Roi Poranne, David W. Jacobs, Ronen Basri
ACM Trans. Graph., Accepted
 

Bijective Mappings of Meshes With Boundary and the Degree in Mesh Processing
Yaron Lipman
SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, accepted
Technical Report

 

Approximation of Polyhedral Surface Uniformization
Yaron Lipman
Submitted
Preprint

 

 2013

Injective and Bounded Distortion Mappings in 3D
Noam Aigerman, Yaron Lipman
ACM SIGGRAPH 2013
Project page…

 
The continuous Procrustes distance between two surfaces
Yaron Lipman, Reema Al-Aifari, Ingrid Daubechies
Comm. in Pure and Applied Mathematics (CPAM), Volume 66 Issue 6, June 2013 (posted 2012)
Preprint
 

2012  

Bounded Distortion Mapping Spaces For Triangular Meshes
Yaron Lipman
ACM SIGGRAPH 2012
Papercommentcode (V1.1, June 2013)

 

Simple Formulas For Quasiconformal Plane Deformations
Yaron Lipman, Vladimir Kim, Thomas Funkhouser
ACM Trans. Graph., Volume 31 Issue 5, August 2012
Paper

 

Fields On Symmetric Surfaces
Daniele Panozzo, Yaron Lipman, Enrico Puppo, Denis Zorin
ACM SIGGRAPH 2012
Paper

 

Symmetry-Guided Texture Synthesis and Manipulation.
Vladimir G. Kim, Yaron Lipman, Thomas Funkhouser
ACM Trans. Graph., Volume 31 Issue 3, May 2012

 

Conformal Wasserstein Distances: II. Computational Aspects and Extensions
Yaron Lipman, Jesus Puente, Ingrid Daubechies
Mathematics of Computation, Volume 82, 2013 (posted July 2012)
Paper

 

Sensor network localization by eigenvector synchronization over the Euclidean group
Mihai Cucuringu, Yaron Lipman, Amit Singer
ACM Trans. Sensor Networks, Volume 8 Issue 3, July 2012
Preprint

 

First Paleocene Record of Platychoerops (Primates,
Plesiadapidae), a New Species from Mouras Quarry, Mont deBerru, France
Doug M. Boyer, Loic Costeur, Yaron Lipman
American J. of Physical Anthropology, Volume 149 Issue 3, 2012

 

2011  

Algorithms to Automatically Quantify the Geometric Similarity of Anatomical Surfaces
Doug M. Boyer*, Yaron Lipman*, Elizabeth St. Clair, Jesus Puente, Biren A. Patel, Thomas Funkhouser, Jukka Jernvall, and Ingrid Daubechies
(* equal contributors)
PNAS, vol. 108 no. 45, November 8, 2011
Paper
Code and data

 
Blended Intrinsic Maps
Vladimir Kim, Yaron Lipman, Thomas Funkhouser
ACM SIGGRAPH 2011
Project page…

 

Conformal Wasserstein Distances: Comparing Surfaces in Polynomial Time
Yaron Lipman, Ingrid Daubechies
Advances in Mathematics, Volume 227, Issue 3, 20 June 2011
Paper  Technical report

 

Dirichlet Normal Surface Energy of Tooth Crowns, a New Technique of Molar Shape Quantification for Dietary Inference, Compared With Previous Methods in Isolation and in Combination
Jonathan M. Bunn, Doug M. Boyer, Jukka Jernvall, Yaron Lipman, Ingrid Daubechies
American J. of Physical Anthropology, Volume 145 Issue 2, 2011

 

2010  

Symmetry Factored Embedding And Distance
Yaron Lipman, Xiaobai Chen, Ingrid Daubechies, ThomasFunkhouser
ACM SIGGRAPH 2010
Project page…

 

Mobius Transformations For Global Intrinsic Symmetry Analysis 
V. G. Kim, Y. Lipman, X. Chen, T. Funkhouser 
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. of SGP) 2010
Project page…

 

Biharmonic Distance
Yaron Lipman*, Raif Rustamov*, Thomas Funkhouser
(* equal contributors)
ACM Trans. Graph., Volume 29 ,  Issue 3, June 2010
Project page…

 

Derivation and Analysis of Green Coordinates
Yaron Lipman, David Levin
Comp. Methods and Function Theory, Vollume 10 Issue 1, June 2010
Preprint

 

Approximating Piecewise Smooth Functions
Yaron Lipman, David Levin
IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, Volume 30 issue 4, 2010
Paper

 

 2009

Mobius Voting for Surface Correspondence
Yaron Lipman, Thomas Funkhouser
ACM SIGGRAPH 2009
Project page…

 

Coordinates for Instant Image Cloning
Zeev Farbman, Gil Hoffer, Yaron Lipman, Daniel Cohen-Or, Dani Lischinski
ACM SIGGRAPH 2009
project page…

 

Interior Distance Using Barycentric Coordinates
Raif Rustamov, Yaron Lipman, and Thomas Funkhouser
Computer Graphics Forum (Symposium on Geometry Processing), 2009
Paper

 

Stable Moving Least-Squares
Yaron Lipman
J. of Approximation Theory, Volume 161 Issue 1, November 2009
Paper

 

 2008

Green Coordinates
Yaron Lipman, David Levin, Daniel Cohen-Or
ACM SIGGRAPH 2008
Project page…

 

 2007

Data-dependent Moving Least Squares For Faithful Surface Approximation
Yaron Lipman, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin
Symposium on Geometry Processing 2007
Project page…

 

GPU-assisted Positive Mean Value Coordinates for Mesh Deformation
Yaron Lipman, Johannes Kopf, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin
Symposium on Geometry Processing 2007
Project page…

 

Parameterization-free Projection for Geometry Reconstruction
Yaron Lipman, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin, Hillel Tal-Ezer
ACM SIGGRAPH 2007
Project page…

 

Context-Aware Skeletal Shape Deformation
Ofir Weber, Olga Sorkine, Yaron Lipman, Craig Gotsman
Eurographics 2007
Project page…

 

Volume and Shape Preservation via Moving Frame Manipulation
Yaron Lipman, Daniel Cohen-Or, Ran Gal, David Levin
ACM Trans. Graph. Volume 26 Issue 1, January 2007
Paper

 

 2006

Error Bounds and Optimal Neighborhoods for MLS Approximation
Yaron Lipman, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin
Symposium on Geometry Processing 2006
Paper

 

 2005

Linear Rotation-Invariant Coordinates for Meshes
Yaron Lipman, Olga Sorkine, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin
ACM SIGGRAPH 2005
Paper

 

Laplacian Framework for Interactive Mesh Editing
Yaron Lipman, Olga Sorkine, Marc Alexa, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin
International Journal of Shape Modeling, Volume 11 Issue 1, 2005
Paper

 

 2004

Laplacian Surface Editing
Olga Sorkine, Daniel Cohen-Or, Yaron Lipman, Marc Alexa, Christian Rössl and Hans-Peter Seidel
Symposium on Geometry Processing 2004
Project page…

 

Differential Coordinates for Interactive Mesh Editing
Yaron Lipman, Olga Sorkine, Daniel Cohen-Or, David Levin, Christian Rössl and Hans-Peter Seidel
Shape Modeling International 2004  
Paper