UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr Raphael David Andre Grasset

Fields of Research

  • Computer graphics
  • Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW)
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality / Mixed reality
  • 3D interaction

Researcher Summary

Research interests focus on augmented reality, mixed reality, 3D interaction, CHI, CSCW or virtual reality.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Projects

Research Groups

Future Research

  • Next generation teleconferencing
  • New User Interface for Visualization Systems

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Conference Contribution - Published
  • Clark A. and Dünser A. (2012) An interactive augmented reality coloring book.
  • Dünser A., Grasset R. and Farrant H. (2011) Towards Immersive and Adaptive Augmented Reality Exposure Treatment. Gatineau, Canada: Cybertherapy 2011, 19-22 Jun 2011. In Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2011 - Advanced Technologies in Behavioral, Social and Neurosciences 9: 37-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-766-6-37.
  • Knecht M., Dünser A., Traxler C., Wimmer M. and Grasset R. (2011) A Framework for Perceptual Studies in Photorealistic Augmented Reality.
  • Waldner M., Steinberger M., Grasset R. and Schmalstieg D. (2011) Importance-driven compositing window management. Vancouver, Canada: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011), 7-12 May 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979085.
  • Wolf K., Dicke C. and Grasset R. (2011) Touching the void: Gestures for auditory interfaces. Funchal, Portugal: Fifth international conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, 23-26 Jan 2011. In TEI '11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1935701.1935772.
  • Dünser A., Looser J., Grasset R., Seichter H. and Billinghurst M. (2010) Evaluation of tangible user interfaces for desktop AR.
  • Hagbi N., Grasset R., Bergig O., Billinghurst M. and El-Sana J. (2010) In-place sketching for content authoring in augmented reality games. In Proceedings - IEEE Virtual Reality: 91-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VR.2010.5444806.
  • Thorne B. and Grasset R. (2010) Python for Prototyping Computer Vision Applications.
  • Mooser J., You S., Neumann U., Grasset R. and Billinghurst M. (2009) A dynamic programming approach to maximizing tracks for structure from motion. Xi'an, China: Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2009), 23-27 Sep 2009. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 5995: 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12304-7_1.
  • Ning P., Liu H., de Ruiter N. and Grasset R. (2009) Improving the image quality of spectral CT volume rendering. Wellington, New Zealand: 24th International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, 2009( IVCNZ '09), 23-25 Nov 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2009.5378410.
  • Seichter H., Grasset R., Looser J. and Billinghurst M. (2009) Multitouch interaction for tangible user interfaces. Orlando, FL, USA: IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) 2009, 19-22 Oct 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2009.5336455.
  • Buchanan P., Seichter H., Billinghurst M. and Grasset R. (2008) Augmented Reality and Rigid Body Simulation for Edutainment. Yokohama, Japan: International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2008), 3-5 Dec 2008. In ACM International Conference Proceedings Series 352: 17-20.
  • Grasset R., Duenser A. and Billinghurst M. (2008) Edutainment with a mixed reality book: A visually augmented illustrative childrens' book.
  • Grasset R., Duenser A. and Billinghurst M. (2008) Moving Between Contexts - A User Evaluation of a Transitional Interface.
  • Grasset R., Duenser A. and Billinghurst M. (2008) The Design of a Mixed-Reality Book: Is It Still a Real Book?
  • Allusse Y., Grasset R. and Billinghurst M. (2007) Accelerating template-based matching on the GPU for AR applications. In 2007 6th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2007.4538862.
  • Dünser A., Grasset R., Seichter H. and Billinghurst M. (2007) Applying HCI principles to AR systems design.
  • Grasset R., Dünser A. and Billinghurst M. (2007) Human-centered development of an AR handheld display. In 2007 6th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2007.4538844.
  • Grasset R., Dünser A. and Billinghurst M. (2007) Human-Centered Development of an AR Handheld Display. Nara, Japan: ISMAR 2007, 13-16 Nov 2007. In Proceedings of the 2007 6th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality: 177-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2007.4538844.
  • Looser J., Grasset R. and Billinghurst M. (2007) A 3D flexible and tangible magic lens in augmented reality. In 2007 6th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2007.4538825.
  • Looser L., Billinghurst M., Grasset R. and Cockburn A. (2007) An Evaluation of Virtual Lenses for Object Selection in Augmented Reality.
  • Mathews M., Challa M., Chu C-T., Jian G., Seichter H. and Grasset R. (2007) Evaluation of spatial abilities through tabletop AR.
  • Hampshire A., Seichter H., Grasset R. and Billinghurst M. (2006) Augmented reality authoring: Generic context from programmer to designer.
  • Sodnik J., Tomazic S., Grasset R., Duenser A. and Billinghurst M. (2006) Spatial sound localization in an augmented reality environment.
  • Grasset R., Looser J. and Billinghurst M. (2005) A step towards a multimodal AR interface: A new handheld device for 3D interaction.
  • Grasset R., Looser J. and Billinghurst M. (2005) OSGARToolKit: Tangible + transitional 3D collaborative mixed reality framework.
  • Grasset R., Gascuel JD. and Schmalstieg D. (2003) Interactive Mediated Reality. Tokyo, Japan: ISMAR (International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality), 7 Oct 2003.
  • Grasset R. and Gascuel JD. (2002) MARE: Multiuser Augmented Reality Environment on real table setup. San Antonio, TX, USA: ACM SIGGRAPH (Conference Abstracts and Applications), 21 Jul 2002.
Conference Contribution - Other
  • 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
  • Talbot J., Grasset R. and Meyer J. (2009) Augmented reality in radiotherapy: a practical application for patient set-up. Auckland, New Zealand: New Zealand Physics and Engineering in Medicine Conference 2009, 20-21 Aug 2009
  • Talbot J., Meyer J., Grasset R. and Watts R. (2009) An augmented reality application for patient positioning and monitoring in radiotherapy. Munich, Germany: World Congress 2009 - Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering (WC2009), 7-12 Sep 2009
  • Talbot J., Meyer J., Watts R. and Grasset R. (2008) A Patient Position Guidance System in Radiation Therapy using Augmented Reality. Christchurch, New Zealand: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (EPSM ABEC 2008), 16-20 Nov 2008
  • Talbot J., Meyer J., Watts R. and Grasset R. (2008) A patient position guidance system in radiation therapy using augmented reality. Christchurch, New Zealand: Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2008), 26-28 Nov 2008
  • Talbot J., Meyer J., Watts R. and Grasset R. (2008) An augmented reality application in radiotherapy to aid in patient set-up. Christchurch, New Zealand: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (EPSM ABEC 2008), 16-20 Nov 2008
  • Grasset R., Dünser A., Billinghurst M. and Seichter H. (2007) The mixed reality book: A new multimedia reading experience.
  • Grasset R., Woods E. and Billinghurst M. (2007) Art and Mixed Reality: New Technology for Seamless Merging Between Virtual and Real. Perth, Australia: DAC 2007 (PERTHDAC), 15-18 Sep 2007
  • Looser J., Grasset R., Seichter H. and Billinghurst M. (2006) OSGART - A Pragmatic Approach to MR.
  • Grasset R., Boissieux L., Gascuel JD. and Schmalstieg D. (2005) Interactive Mediated Reality.. Newcastle, Australia: 6th Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC 05), 31 Jan 2005
  • Grasset R., Lamb P. and Billinghurst M. (2005) Evaluation of mixed-space collaboration.
  • Grasset R. (2003) To a 3D Collaborative Environment. ENST, France: Workshop GTR ISIS "Real-Time Augmented Reality", 1 Sep 2003
  • Grasset R. and Gascuel JD. (2003) Réalité Augmentée et Environnement Collaboratif : Un Tour d'Horizon. Paris, France: AFIG '03 (Actes des 16èmes journéees de l'AFIG), 3 Dec 2003
  • Grasset R. and Gascuel JD. (2001) Environnement de Réalité Augmentée Collaboratif : Manipulation d'Objets Réels et Virtuels. Limoges, France: AFIG '01 (Actes des 14èmes journéees de l'AFIG), 1 Nov 2001
  • Grasset R., Décoret X. and Gascuel JD. (2001) Augmented Reality Collaborative Environment: Calibration and Interactive Scene Editing. Laval, France: VRIC (Virtual Reality International Conference), 1 May 2001
Chapter
  • Grasset R., Mulloni A., Billinghurst M. and Schmalstieg D. (2011) Navigation Techniques in Augmented and Mixed Reality: Crossing the Virtuality Continuum.. In Furht B (Ed.), Handbook of Augmented Reality: 379-407. Boca Raton: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0064-6_18.
Software / Code
  • Kato H., Billinghurst M., Lamb P. and Grasset R. (Ed.) (1999) ARToolKit.
Additional Publications
  • Rajendran K., Walsh M., de RN., Chernoglazov A., Panta R., Butler A., Butler P., Bell S., Anderson N. and Woodfield T. (2014) Reducing beam hardening effects and metal artefacts in spectral CT using Medipix3RX.
  • Aamir R., Chernoglazov A., Bateman CJ., Butler APH., Butler PH., Anderson NG., Bell ST., Panta R., Healy JL. and Mohr JL. (2013) MARS spectral molecular imaging of lamb tissue: data collection and image analysis.
  • Butler A., Butzer J., Schleich N., Cook N., Anderson N., Scott N., de Ruiter N., Grasset R. and Tlustos L. (2011) Processing of spectral X-ray data with principal components analysis. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 633(Supplement 1) S140-S142 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2010.06.149.
  • Anderson NG., Butler AP., Scott NJA., Cook NJ., Butzer JS., Schleich N., Firsching M., Grasset R., de Ruiter N. and Campbell M. (2010) Spectroscopic (multi-energy) CT distinguishes iodine and barium contrast material in MICE. European Radiology 20(9): 2126-2134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-010-1768-9.
  • Talbot J., Meyer J., Watts R. and Grasset R. (2009) A method for patient set-up guidance in radiotherapy using augmented reality. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine 32(4): 203-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03179240.
  • Duenser A., Lim A., Billinghurst M., Seichter H. and Grasset R. (2008) AR Market Surveys: Entertainment, Education and Engineering.
  • Grasset R., Woods E. and Billinghurst M. (2008) Art and Mixed Reality: New Technology for Seamless Merging Between Virtual and Real. Fibreculture Journal 1(1)
  • Shin J., Grasset R., Seichter H. and Billinghurst M. (2008) A Mixed-Reality Rendering Framework for Photorealistic and Non-Photorealistic Rendering.Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand. 12.
  • Billinghurst M., Grasset R. and Looser J. (2005) Designing augmented reality interfaces. Computer Graphics -New York- Association for Computing Machinery- 39(1): 17-22.
  • Billinghurst M., Grasset R., Green R. and Haller M. (2005) Inventing the future down under: The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ). Computer Graphics -New York- Association for Computing Machinery- 39(2): 18-23.
  • Grasset R., Lancelle M. and Billinghurst M. (2005) Mining Data 3D Visualization and Virtual Reality: Enhancing the Interface of LeapFrog3D.
  • Grasset R. (2004) Environnement de réalité augmentée 3D coopératif: approche colocalisée sur table (Multi-users Augmented Reality Environment for small group configuration). Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Grasset R. (1999) Environment Study of Augmented Reality and Applications on Video Games.
  • Clothier IM., Shin J. and Grasset R. (1900) Branch on Branch V3.1. [Demonstration].
  • Costello T. and Grasset R. (1900) Do Things You Shouldn't Do to Baby Chickens. [Demonstration].