Graphics Imaging & Light Measurement Laboratory
University of Florida
- Computer Graphics & Vision
- 3D Acquisition & Appearance Modeling
- Imaging Spectrometry
- Machine Learning & Matching
- Non-Photorealistic Rendering
- Bio-Medical Research
The Graphics Imaging & Light Measurement lab develops new imaging techniques and analysis algorithms in Computer Graphics and Vision for applications in Bio-Diversity, Bio-Medical Research and Archaeology.
The recent influx of affordable optics-based imaging technology is making a wide range of new data formats available to researchers for scientific analysis of real objects. As these technologies become more prevalent, scientists are discovering the need for new forms of investigation never before considered in computer graphics research. These examples are opportunities to re-think a number of problems in computer graphics and develop new ways of seeing, representing and navigating information.
Graphics Develop algorithms to process, visualize and analyze complex datasets from multiple imaging modalities.
Imaging Capture the shape and physical appearance of objects under multiple lighting parameters and across multiple spectral bands.
Develops multi-spectral imaging and 3D printing techniques for analyzing complex shapes and materials. Collaborators include the UF College of Education and The Florida Museum of Natural History.
Introduces hardware and software systems to assists archeologists at the Akrotiri Laboratory of Wall Paintings reconstruct the Thera Frescos.
Investigates non-photorealistic illustrations that reveal subtle surface detail using RGBN Images that store per pixel color and a surface normals.
PROJECTS COMING SOON
Multi-Spectral Imaging and Physically-Based Appearance Modeling Optical Imaging Devices for Bio-Medical Research
Dr. Toler-Franklin is an Assistant Professor in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where she directs the Graphics, Imaging & Light Measurement Laboratory (GILMLab). Dr. Toler-Franklin earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University. She obtained a Master of Science degree from the Cornell University Program of Computer Graphics and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining the faculty at UF, Dr. Toler-Franklin was a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Computer Science Department at UC Davis and a researcher at the CITRIS Banatao Institute at UC Berkeley. Dr. Toler-Franklin has considerable industry experience, having worked at Autodesk, Adobe and Google. Dr. Toler-Franklin’s research areas are Computer Graphics and Vision, focusing on 3D Data Acquisition, Physically-Based Appearance Modeling, Imaging Spectrometry, Machine Learning, Matching Algorithms and Non-Photorealistic Rendering. Dr. Toler-Franklin’s algorithms have been deployed in real-world settings for practical applications in Bio-Diversity, Bio-Medical Research and Archaeology. Her work has fostered international collaborations with researchers in the fields of paleontology, archaeology, museum conservation and biological imaging. Dr. Toler-Franklin was awarded the 2013 NSF iDigBio Visiting Scholar Award to support her current projects developing new optical capture techniques and image processing algorithms to analyze biological specimens from rare collections.
UF Shands Medical Center
Florida Museum of Natural History
Akrotiri Excavation Laboratory of Wall Paintings
Florida Museum of Natural History
GILMLab is located in CSE 319 Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering CSE Bldg, University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611-6120 Phone: (510) 449-6033 Fax: (352) 392-1220
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