Publications

2016

  1. Willis, A., Sahawneh, L. and Brink, K., Benchmarking Real-time RGBD Odometry for Light-Duty UAVs, SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing; Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization and Display, pp. 1-17, SI16C-SI116-26, April 18-20, 2016.
  2. Willis, A., and Brink, K., iGRaND: An Invariant frame for RGBD Sensor Feature Detection and Descriptor Extraction with Applications, SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing; Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization and Display, pp. 1-15, SI16C-SI116-27, April 18-20, 2016.
  3. Willis, A., and Brink, K., Real-Time Geometric Scene Estimation for RGBD Images using a 3D Box Shape Grammar, SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing; Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization and Display, pp. 1-11, SI16C-SI116-28, April 18-20, 2016.
  4. Willis, A., and Brink, K., Real-Time RGBD Odometry for Fused-State Navigation Systems, IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS), pp. 1-9, April 11-14, 2016.

2015

  1. Eppes, M.-C., Willis, A., Molaro, J., Abernathy, S. and Zhou B., Cracks in Martian boulders exhibit preferred orientations that point to solar-induced thermal stress, Nature Communications, 6(6712), pp. 1–11, March 2015. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7712
  2. Shadid, W. G., and Willis, A., A prototypical system to virtually reconstruct high energy fracture events, International Biomechanics, 2(1), pp. 89–100, August 2015. doi: 10.1080/23335432.2015.1070687

2014

  1. Shue, S., Willis, A., and Weldon, T., HubVis: Software for Gravitational Lens Estimation and Visualization from Hubble Data, Proceedings of IEEE SoutheastCon, pp. 1-5, March, 2014. 
  2. Hunter, K, Conrad, J. and Willis, A., Visible Light Communication Using a Digital Camera and an LED Flashlight, Proceedings of IEEE SoutheastCon, pp. 1-5, March 2014.

2013

  1. Mahfoud, E. and Willis, A., Volumetric Shape Grammars for Image Segmentation and Shape Estimation, Proceedings of IEEE SoutheastCon, pp. 1-6, April, 2013. 
  2. Shadid, W. and Willis, A., Bone Fragment Segmentation From 3D CT Imagery Using the Probabilistic Watershed Transform, Proceedings of IEEE SoutheastCon, pp. 1-8, April,  2013.
  3. Longjiang, E. Shadid, W. and Willis, A., Using a MAP-MRF model to improve 3D mesh segmentation algorithms, Proceedings of IEEE SoutheastCon, pp. 1-7, April,  2013.
  4. Zhou, B., Geometric Analysis Tools for Mesh Segmentation, PhD Thesis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2013.

2012

  1. Liu, P., A System for Computational Analysis and Reconstruction of 3D Comminuted Bone Fractures, PhD Thesis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2012.

2011

  1. Thomas T.P., Anderson D.D., Willis A.R., Liu P., Frank M.C., Marsh J.L., and Brown T.D. A computational/experimental platform for investigating three-dimensional puzzle solving of comminuted articular fractures. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering.14(3), pp. 263-270, 2011.

2010

  1. Willis, A. and Sui, Y. and Galor, K. and Sanders, D., Estimating Gothic Facade Architecture from Imagery, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop, June 14, pp. 43--48, 2010.

  2. Gay, E. and Galor, K. and Cooper, D. and Willis, A. and Kimia, B. and Taubin, G. and Sanders, D. et. al., REVEAL Intermediate Report, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop, June 14, pp. 1--6, 2010.

  3. Willis, A. and Zhou, B., Ridge Walking for 3D Surface Segmentation, Fifth International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT), May 17-20, Paris, France, 2010.

  4. Willis, A. and Sui, Y., Robot 2D Self-Localization Using Range Pattern Matching via the Discrete Fourier Transform, IEEE SouthEast Conference, March 18-21, pp. 408--411, 2010.

2009

  1. Willis, A. and Sui, Y., An Algebraic Model for fast Corner Detection, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), September 29-October 2, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 2296--2302, 2009. 
  2. Willis, A. and Sui, Y. and Galor, K., Parsing Architecture within Plan Drawings with Application to Medieval Castles and Fortresses, International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage (VAST), September 22-25, St. Julians, Malta, 2009.
  3. Zhou, B. and Willis, A. and Sui, Y. and Anderson, D. and Brown, T. and Thomas, T., Virtual 3D Bone Fracture Reconstruction via Inter-Fragmentary Surface Alignment, IEEE Workshop on 3D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM), October 3-4, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 1809--1816, 2009.
  4. Willis, A. and Zapata, M. and Conrad, J, Linear Methods for Calibrating LIDAR-and-Camera Systems, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), September 21-23, London, UK, pp. 1--3, 2009.
  5. Willis, A. and Sui, Y. and Ringle, W. and Galor, K., Design and Implementation of an Inexpensive LIDAR Scanning System with Applications in Archaeology and Anthropology, SPIE Electronic Imaging, January 18–22, San Jose, California, Vol. 7239, pp. 7239031-7238938, 2009.
  6. Zhou, B. and Willis, A. and Sui, Y. and Anderson, D. and Thomas, T. P. and Brown, T., Improving Inter-fragmentary Alignment for Virtual 3D Reconstruction of Highly Fragmented Bone Fractures, SPIE Medical Imaging, February 9–15, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Vol. 7259, pp. 7259341-7259349, 2009.
  7. Liu, P. and Willis, A. and Sui, Y., Stereoscopic 3D Reconstruction using Motorized Zoom Lenses within an Embedded System, SPIE Electronic Imaging, January 18–22, San Jose, California, Vol. 7251, pp. 72510W-72510W-12, 2009.
  8. Willis, A. and Shadid, W. and Eppes, M., Mining Remote Image Repositories with Application to Mars Rover Stereoscopic Image Datasets, SPIE Electronic Imaging, January 18–22, San Jose, California, Vol. 7251, pp. 72510M-72510M-10, 2009.
  9. Galor, K. and Sanders, D. and Willis, A. and Kimia, B. and Tal, O. and Taubin, Semi-Automated Data Capture and Image Processing: new routes to interactive 3D models, in Proceedings III International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology, Tamil Nadu, Tiruchirappalli, India, August 2009.
  10. Thomas, T.P., Anderson, D.D., Willis, A.R., Marsh, J.L., Brown, T.D. A development platform for three-dimensional puzzle solving of comminuted articular fractures. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, February 22– 25, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada. Paper #802.

2008

  1. Willis, A. and Cooper, D. B., From Ruins to Relics: Computational Reconstruction of Ancient Artifacts, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 65-83, July 2008.
  2. Sui, Y. and Willis, A., Using Markov Random Fields and Algebraic Geometry to Extract 3D Symmetry Properties, Fourth International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT), June 18-20, Atlanta, GA, 2008.
  3. Kim, J.-T. and Oh, J-S. and Willis, A., Automatic Control of a Camera Signal for Monitoring Systems, International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition, July 14-17, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008.
  4. Willis, A. and Conrad, J., Design of Intelligent Spacecraft: An Interdisciplinary Engineering Education Course, ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008.
  5. Willis, A. and Conrad, J., Senior Design Project: A Robotic System using Stereoscopic Cameras for Navigation, ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition June 22-25, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008.

 

2007

  1. Willis, A. and Speicher, J. and Cooper, D. B., Rapid Prototyping 3D Objects from Scanned Measurement Data, Journal of Image and Vision Computing, 25(7), pp. 1174-1184, 2007.
  2. Willis, A. and Anderson, D. and Thomas, T. and Brown, T. and Marsh, J.L., 3D Reconstruction of Highly Fragmented Bone Fractures, Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6512, pp. 65121P1–65121P10, SPIE Conference on Medical Imaging, February 17–22, San Diego, California, 2007.
  3. Anderson, D. and Thomas, T. and Willis, A. and Brown, T. and Marsh, J.L., Identifying Fragment Morphology for 3-D Puzzle Solving/Surgical Planning, 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, February 11-14, San Diego, California. Abstract 4161A26492, 2007.
  4. Mack, C. and Mogallapu, V. and Willis, A. and Weldon, T., Exploiting Typical Clinical Imaging Constraints for 3D Outer Bone Surface Segmentation, IEEE Southeastcon 2007, Richmond, VA, March, 2007.

2006

  1. Willis, A. and Cooper D. B., Estimating a-Priori Unknown 3D Axially Symmetric Surfaces from Noisy Measurements of their Fragments, Third International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT), pp. 334-341, 2006.

2005

  1. Saykol, E. and Saygin, Y. and Ercil, A. and Willis, A. and Joukowsky, M. and Cooper, D. B., A Web Service Platform for Web-Accessible Archaeological Databases, ISCIS (International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences), pp. 362-370, 2005.
  2. Willis, A. and Aspelund, K. et. al., Computational Schemes for Biomimetic Sculpture, 5th International Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C), ACM SIGCHI Conference, pp. 22-31, London, April 12–14, 2005.

2004

  1. Willis, A., Stochastic 3D Geometric Models for Classification, Deformation, and Estimation, Ph.D. Thesis, Brown University, May 2004.
  2. Willis, A. and Speicher, J. and Cooper, D., Surface Sculpting with Stochastic Deformable 3D Surfaces, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Vol. II, pp. 249–252, 2004.
  3. Willis, A. and Cooper, D., Alignment of Multiple Non-Overlapping Axially Symmetric 3D Datasets, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Vol. IV, pp. 96–9, 2004.
  4. Willis, A. and Cooper, D., Bayesian Assembly of 3D Axially Symmetric Shapes from Fragments, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Vol. I, pp. 82–89, 2004.
  5. Saykol, E., and Ercil, A., Willis, A., Joukowsky, M. and Cooper, D. B., Design and Implementation of a Multimedia Integrated Database of Archaeological Sites on a Web Service Platform, Proceedings of VAST2005 (Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage), pp. 23-28, 2004.

2003

  1. Willis, A. and Cooper, D. B. et. al., Accurately Estimating Sherd 3D Surface Geometry with Application to Pot Reconstruction, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop, 2003.

2002

  1. Willis, A. and Cooper, D. B., and Andrews, S. and Baker, J. and Cao, Y. and Han. D. and Kang, K. and Kong, W. and Leymarie, F. and Orriols, X. and Velipasalar, S. and Vote, E. and Joukowsky, M. S. and Kimia, B. and Mumford, D., Bayesian Pot-Assembly from Fragments as Problems in Perceptual-Grouping and Geometric-Learning, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Vol. III, pp. 297–302, 2002.

2001

  1. Cooper, D. B. and Willis, A. and Andrews, S. and Baker, J. and Cao, Y. and Han, D. and Kang, K. and Kong, W. and Leymarie, F. and Orriols, X. and Velipasalar, S. and Vote, E. and Joukowsky, M. S. and Kimia, B. and Laidlaw, D. and Mumford, D., Assembling Virtual Pots from 3D Measurements of their Fragments, VAST International Symposium on Virtual Reality Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, pp. 241–253, 2001.
  2. Willis, A. and Orriols, X. and Velipasalar, S. and Cooper, D. B., Extracting Axially Symmetric 3D Geometry from Limited 3D Range Data, Technical Report LEMS-192, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2001.