UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr Adrian James Clark

Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ)

Fields of Research

  • Computer Vision based Natural Feature Registration
  • Robotics
  • Computer graphics
  • Artificial Intelligence

Researcher Summary

Adrian is a Post Doctoral Fellow working on the "Accessible AR for Everyday Devices" project, researching human computer interaction using computer vision techniques. He completed his PhD in Computer Science at the HIT Lab NZ, where he developed a robust natural feature registration framework called OPIRA Optical-flow Perspective Invariant Registration Augmentation.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Groups

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Conference Contribution - Published
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A. and Billinghurst M. (2014) [DEMO] G-SIAR: Gesture-Speech Interface for Augmented Reality. Munich, Germany: 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 10-12 Sep 2014.
  • Corbett-Davies S., Dünser A., Clark A. and Green R. (2013) An advanced interaction framework for augmented reality based exposure treatment. Orlando, FL, USA: IEEE Virtual Reality (VR 2013), 16-23 Mar 2013. (forthcoming) http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VR.2013.6549351.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2013) User-defined gestures for augmented reality.. Paris, France: CHI '13, 27 Apr-2 May 2013. In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 955-960. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2468356.2468527.
  • Clark A. and Dünser A. (2012) An interactive augmented reality coloring book.
  • Clark A. and Dünser A. (2012) An Interactive Augmented Reality Coloring Book. Costa Mesa, CA, USA: IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), 4-5 Mar 2012. In Proceedings:: 7-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3dui.2012.6184168.
  • Corbett-Davies S., Green R. and Clark A. (2012) Physically interactive tabletop augmented reality using the Kinect. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: 210-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425880.
  • Piumsomboon T. and Clark A. (2012) ARMicroMachines: natural interaction with augmented reality scenes. Dunedin, New Zealand: 13th International Conference of the NZ Chapter of the ACM's Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ'12), 2-3 Jul 2012. In Proceedings: 99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2379256.2379283.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A., Umakatsu A. and Billinghurst M. (2012) Poster: Physically-Based Natural Hand and Tangible AR Interaction for Face-to-Face Collaboration on a Tabletop.
  • Clark A. and Green R. (2011) Optical-Flow Perspective Invariant Registration. In Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA 2011: 92-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DICTA.2011.23.
  • Clark A. and Piumsomboon T. (2011) A realistic augmented reality racing game using a depth-sensing camera. Hong Kong: 10th International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry (VRCAI'11), 11-12 Dec 2011. In ACM Digital Library: 499-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2087756.2087851.
  • Clark A., Dünser A., Billinghurst M., Piumsomboon T. and Altimira D. (2011) Seamless interaction in space. Canberra, Australia: 23rd Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI 2011), 28 Nov-2 Dec 2011. In Proceedings of the 23rd Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference: 88-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2071536.2071549.
  • Clark A., Piumsomboon T. and Billinghurst M. (2011) Augmented reality micromachines. Hong Kong: 4th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia (SIGGRAPH Asia 2011), 12-15 Dec 2011. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Emerging Technologies http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2073370.2073390.
  • Clifford R., Clark A. and Rogozin M. (2011) Using Augmented Reality for Rapid Prototyping and Collaborative Design to Model 3D Buildings. Hamilton, New Zealand: 12th Annual SIGCHI-NZ Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ 2011), 4-5 Jul 2011. In Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction: 117-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2000756.2000774.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A. and Billinghurst M. (2011) Physically-based Interaction for Tabletop Augmented Reality Using a Depth-sensing Camera for Environment Mapping. Auckland, New Zealand: Twenty-sixth International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ2011), 29 Nov-1 Dec 2011. In Proceedings of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ2011): 161-166. | http://www.ivs.auckland.ac.nz/ivcnz2011/proceedings.pdf.
  • Grant RN., Green RD. and Clark AJ. (2008) HLS distorted colour model for enhanced colour image segmentation. Lincoln, New Zealand: 23rd International Conference of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2008), 26-28 Nov 2008. Proceedings of IVCNZ 2008: 6pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2008.4762139.
  • Clark AJ., Green RD. and Grant RN. (2007) Image and video noise : A comparison of noise in images and video with regards to detection and removal. Barcelona, Spain: 2nd International Conference on Computer Vision Theory (VISAPP2007), 8-11 Mar 2007. In VISAPP 2007 - International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications Proceedings: 153-156.
  • Grant RN., Green RD. and Clark AJ. (2007) Hue variance prediction: An empirical estimate of the variance within the hue of an image. Barcelona, Spain: 2nd International Conference on Computer Vision Theory (VISAPP2007), 8-11 Mar 2007. In VISAPP 2007 - International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications Proceedings: 5-9.
  • Clark A. and Green R. (2006) Detection and Removal of Global and Local Noise in Realtime Video Streams. Great Barrier Island, New Zealand: 21st International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2006), 27-29 Nov 2006.
  • Clark A. and Green R. (2004) 3D Model Generation from a Stereo Camera using Multiple Viewpoints. Akaroa, New Zealand: Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2004), 21 Nov 2004. In Proceedings IVCNZ 2004: 345-350.
  • Clark AJ., Green RD. and Grant RN. (1900) Perspective correction for improved visual registration using natural features. In 2008 23rd International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, IVCNZ http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2008.4762073.
Conference Contribution - Other
  • Guo P., Chiew YS., Shao L., Clark A. and Chase JG. (2014) A novel visualization system for ICU clinical activity tracking. Cape Town, South Africa: 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control 2014 (IFAC), 24-29 Aug 2014
  • Guo P., Chiew YS., Shao L., Clark A., Shaw GM. and Chase JG. (2014) Novel Visualisation Approach for Intensive Care Unit Clinical Activity Monitoring. Hangzhou, China: 9th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2014), 9-11 Jun 2014
  • Piumsomboon T., Altimira D., Kim H., Clark A., Lee G. and Billinghurst M. (2014) Grasp-Shell vs Gesture-Speech: A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Natural Interaction Techniques in Augmented Reality.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A. and Billinghurst M. (2013) KITE: Platform for Mobile Augmented Reality Gaming and Interaction Using Magnetic Tracking and Depth Sensing. Adelaide, Australia: ISMAR2013 - International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, 1-4 Oct 2013
  • Corbett-Davies S., Dünser A. and Clark A. (2012) An interactive augmented reality system for exposure treatment. Atlanta, GA, USA: 11th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2012) - Arts, Media, and Humanities Proceedings, 5-8 Nov 2012
  • Chyou T., Clark A. and Meyer J. (2011) A 3D vision approach for correction of patient pose in radiotherapy. Darwin, Australia: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (EPSM ABEC 2011), 14-18 Aug 2011
  • Clark A., Dünser A. and Grasset R. (2011) An interactive augmented reality coloring book.. Basel, Switzerland: 10th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 26-29 Oct 2011
Thesis / Dissertation
  • Clark AJ. (2009) OPIRA: The Optical-Flow Perspective Invanant Registration Augmentation and Other Improvements for Natural Feature Registration.
Additional Publications
  • Guo P., Chiew YS., Shaw GM., Shao L., Green R., Clark A. and Chase JG. (2016) Clinical Activity Monitoring System (CATS): An automatic system to quantify bedside clinical activities in the intensive care unit. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing 37: 52-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2016.05.003.