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 - Published
  • Clark, A., Dünser, A. and Grasset, R. (2011) An interactive augmented reality coloring book. 4th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia (SIGGRAPH Asia 2011), 12 Dec 2011 - 15 Dec 2011. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Emerging Technologies http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2073370.2073394.
  • Dünser, A., Grasset, R. and Farrant, H. (2011) Towards Immersive and Adaptive Augmented Reality Exposure Treatment. Cybertherapy 2011, 19 Jun 2011 - 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. 3rd IEEE VR 2011 Workshop on perceptual illusions in Virtual Environment (PIVE 2011), 19 Mar 2011 - 19 Mar 2011.
  • Waldner, M., Steinberger, M., Grasset, R. and Schmalstieg, D. (2011) Importance-driven compositing window management. CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011), 7 May 2011 - 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. Fifth international conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, 23 Jan 2011 - 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. In Proceedings - 2010 International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality, ISUVR 2010: 36-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISUVR.2010.19.
  • 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.
  • Mooser, J., You, S., Neumann, U., Grasset, R. and Billinghurst, M. (2010) A dynamic programming approach to maximizing tracks for structure from motion. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5995 LNCS(PART 2): 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12304-7_1.
  • Thorne, B. and Grasset, R. (2010) Python for Prototyping Computer Vision Applications. NZCSRSC 2010: New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference 2010, 12 Apr 2010 - 15 Apr 2010.
  • Ning, P., Liu, H., de Ruiter, N. and Grasset, R. (2009) Improving the image quality of spectral CT volume rendering. 24th International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, 2009( IVCNZ '09), 23 Nov 2009 - 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. In Science and Technology Proceedings - IEEE 2009 International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR 2009: 213-214. 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. International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2008), 3 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008. In ACM International Conference Proceedings Series 352: 17-20.
  • Grasset, R., Duenser, A. and Billinghurst, M. (2008) Moving Between Contexts - A User Evaluation of a Transitional Interface. 18th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2008), 1 Dec 2008 - 3 Dec 2008.
  • Grasset, R., Dünser, A. and Billinghurst, M. (2008) Edutainment with a mixed reality book: A visually augmented illustrative childrens' book. In Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, ACE 2008: 292-295. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1501750.1501819.
  • Grasset, R., Dünser, A. and Billinghurst, M. (2008) The design of a mixed-reality book: Is it still a real book? In Proceedings - 7th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2008, ISMAR 2008: 99-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2008.4637333.
  • 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. Mixed Reality User Interfaces: Specification, Authoring, Adaptation (MRUI'07: 2nd International Workshop at the IEEE Virtual Reality 2007 Conference), 11-3-2007. In Mixed Reality User Interfaces: Specification, Authoring, Adaptation (MRUI'07) Workshop Proceedings: 37-42.
  • 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. ISMAR 2007, 13 Nov 2007 - 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., Billinghurst, M., Grasset, R. and Cockburn, A. (2007) An evaluation of virtual lenses for object selection in augmented reality. In Proceedings - GRAPHITE 2007, 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and Southeast Asia: 203-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1321261.1321297.
  • 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.
  • Mathews, M., Challa, M., Chu, CT., Jian, G., Seichter, H. and Grasset, R. (2007) Evaluation of spatial abilities through tabletop AR. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 254: 17-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1278960.1278963.
  • Hampshire, A., Seichter, H., Grasset, R. and Billinghurst, M. (2006) Augmented reality authoring: Generic context from programmer to designer. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 206: 409-412. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1228175.1228259.
  • Sodnik, J., Tomazic, S., Grasset, R., Duenser, A. and Billinghurst, M. (2006) Spatial sound localization in an augmented reality environment. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 206: 111-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1228175.1228197.
  • Grasset, R., Looser, J. and Billinghurst, M. (2005) A step towards a multimodal AR interface: A new handheld device for 3D interaction. In Proceedings - Fourth IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR 2005 2005: 206-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2005.7.
  • Grasset, R., Looser, J. and Billinghurst, M. (2005) OSGARToolKit: Tangible + transitional 3D collaborative mixed reality framework. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 157: 257-258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1152399.1152453.
  • Grasset, R., Gascuel, JD. and Schmalstieg, D. (2003) Interactive Mediated Reality. ISMAR (International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality), 7 Oct 2003 - 10 Oct 2003.
  • Grasset, R. and Gascuel, JD. (2002) MARE: Multiuser Augmented Reality Environment on real table setup. ACM SIGGRAPH (Conference Abstracts and Applications), 21 Jul 2002 - 26 Jul 2002.
Conference - Other
  • Clark, A., Dünser, A. and Grasset, R. (2011) Interactive Augmented Reality Coloring Book. 10th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 26 Oct 2011 - 29 Oct 2011.
  • Talbot, J., Grasset, R. and Meyer, J. (2009) Augmented reality in radiotherapy: a practical application for patient set-up. New Zealand Physics and Engineering in Medicine Conference 2009, 20 Aug 2009 - 21 Aug 2009.
  • Talbot, J., Meyer, J., Watts, R. and Grasset, R. (2008) A Patient Position Guidance System in Radiation Therapy using Augmented Reality. Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (EPSM ABEC 2008), 16 Nov 2008 - 20 Nov 2008. In Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine: EPSM Conference Abstracts 31(4): 379-380.
  • Talbot, J., Meyer, J., Watts, R. and Grasset, R. (2008) A patient position guidance system in radiation therapy using augmented reality. Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2008), 26 Nov 2008 - 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. Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (EPSM ABEC 2008), 16 Nov 2008 - 20 Nov 2008. In Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine: EPSM Conference Abstracts 31(4).
  • Grasset, R., Duenser, A., Seichter, H. and Billinghurst, M. (2007) The mixed reality book: A new multimedia reading experience. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings 1953-1958. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1240866.1240931.
  • Grasset, R., Woods, E. and Billinghurst, M. (2007) Art and Mixed Reality: New Technology for Seamless Merging Between Virtual and Real. DAC 2007 (PERTHDAC), 15 Sep 2007 - 18 Sep 2007.
  • Looser, J., Grasset, R., Seichter, H. and Billinghurst, M. (2006) OSGART - A Pragmatic Approach to MR. 5th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 06): Industrial Workshop, 22 Oct 2006 - 25 Oct 2006.
  • Grasset, R., Boissieux, L., Gascuel, JD. and Schmalstieg, D. (2005) Interactive Mediated Reality. 6th Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC 05), 31 Jan 2005 - 3 Feb 2005. In User Interfaces 2005 21-29.
  • Grasset, R., Lamb, P. and Billinghurst, M. (2005) Evaluation of mixed-space collaboration. In Proceedings - Fourth IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR 2005 2005 90-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISMAR.2005.30.
  • Grasset, R. (2003) To a 3D Collaborative Environment. Workshop GTR ISIS "Real-Time Augmented Reality", 9-2003.
  • Grasset, R. and Gascuel, JD. (2003) Réalité Augmentée et Environnement Collaboratif : Un Tour d'Horizon. AFIG '03 (Actes des 16èmes journéees de l'AFIG), 3 Dec 2003 - 5 Dec 2003.
  • Grasset, R. and Gascuel, JD. (2001) Environnement de Réalité Augmentée Collaboratif : Manipulation d'Objets Réels et Virtuels. AFIG '01 (Actes des 14èmes journéees de l'AFIG), 1 Nov 2001 - 1 Nov 2001.
  • Grasset, R., Décoret, X. and Gascuel, JD. (2001) Augmented Reality Collaborative Environment: Calibration and Interactive Scene Editing. VRIC (Virtual Reality International Conference), 1 May 2001 - 1 May 2001.
Chapters
  • 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. (1999) ARToolKit.
Additional Publications
  • Aamir, R., Chernoglazov, A., Bateman, CJ., Butler, APH., Butler, PH., Anderson, NG., Bell, ST., Panta, RK., Healy, JL., Mohr, JL., Rajendran, K., Walsh, MF., De Ruiter, N., Gieseg, SP., Woodfield, T., Renaud, PF., Brooke, L., Abdul-Majid, S., Clyne, M., Glendenning, R., Bones, PJ., Billinghurst, M., Bartneck, C., Mandalika, H., Grasset, R., Schleich, N., Scott, N., Nik, SJ., Opie, A., Janmale, T., Tang, DN., Kim, D., Doesburg, RM., Zainon, R., Ronaldson, JP., Cook, NJ., Smithies, DJ. and Hodge, K. (2014) MARS spectral molecular imaging of lamb tissue: Data collection and image analysis. Journal of Instrumentation 9(2) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/02/P02005.
  • Rajendran, K., Walsh, MF., De Ruiter, NJA., Chernoglazov, AI., Panta, RK., Butler, APH., Butler, PH., Bell, ST., Anderson, NG., Woodfield, TBF., Tredinnick, SJ., Healy, JL., Bateman, CJ., Aamir, R., Doesburg, RMN., Renaud, PF., Gieseg, SP., Smithies, DJ., Mohr, JL., Mandalika, VBH., Opie, AMT., Cook, NJ., Ronaldson, JP., Nik, SJ., Atharifard, A., Clyne, M., Bones, PJ., Bartneck, C., Grasset, R., Schleich, N. and Billinghurst, M. (2014) Reducing beam hardening effects and metal artefacts in spectral CT using Medipix3RX. Journal of Instrumentation 9(3) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/03/P03015.
  • 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) 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., Campbell, M. and Butler, PH. (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. Media-Space 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.
  • 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 (ACM) 39(2): 18-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1080376.1080388.
  • 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).
  • Grasset, R. (1999) Environment Study of Augmented Reality and Applications on Video Games.
  • Clothier, IM., Shin, J. and Grasset, R. (0) Branch on Branch V3.1. [Demonstration].
  • Costello, T. and Grasset, R. (0) Do Things You Shouldn't Do to Baby Chickens. [Demonstration].