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Wei Chen
         
  Affiliations: Address:  
  Professor   State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang
University, 310058, Hangzhou, China.
  Visual Analytics Group
State Key Lab Of CAD&CG
  Phone:  
    0086-571-88206681-529
  Colleage of Computer Science
Zhejiang University
  Fax:  
    0086-571-88206680
  CV: WORD PDF Email:  chenwei [at] cad.zju.edu.cn
 shearwarp [at] gmail.com
       
Dr. Wei Chen is a professor in State Key Lab of CAD&CG at Zhejiang University, P.R.China. From June 2000 to June 2002, he was a joint Ph.D student in Fraunhofer Institute for Graphics, Darmstadt, Germany and received his Ph.D degree in July 2002. His Ph.D advisors were Prof.Qunsheng Peng, and Prof.Georgios Sakas. From July. 2006 to Sep. 2008, Dr. Wei Chen was a visiting scholar at Purdue University, working in PURPL with Prof.David S. Ebert. In December 2009, Dr.Wei Chen was promoted as a full professor of Zhejiang University. He has performed research in computer graphics and visualization and published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in the last five years. His current research interests include visualization, visual analytics and bio-medical image computing.

Here is the homepage of visual analytics group of State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University.



Awards

 

  • Best paper Awards of IEEE International Conference of CAD&CG, 2013
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Chinese Computer Federal (CCF), 2013
  • Second Price of Zhejiang Province Science and Technology, 2012
  • The second prize of Science and Technology, Zhejiang Province, 2012
  • Best Poster Award, IEEE Pacific Visualization 2011
  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award at IEEE Visualization 2009
  • The third level of the outstanding scholars of Zhejiang Province, 2009
  • Excellent Paper Awards, Chinagraph 2008. Changsha, China, September, 2008.
  • Excellent Supervisor of Challenging Cup, Zhejiang Province, 2007.
  • Excellent Advisor for Undergraduate Students, Zhejiang University, 2006.
  • The Second Prize of Lu Zeng Yong CAD&CG High-Tech Awards, 2005.
  • Excellent Teacher Awards of Zhejiang University, 2004.
  • Excellent Paper Awards of Chinagraph 2004. Xi'an, September, 2004.
  • Das Stipendium des Bundesministerium fuer Bildung und Forschung (The fellowship of Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany) 2000.6-2002.6

Books
  • Wei Chen, Song Zhang, Aidong Lu. Fundamental Theory and approaches of Data Visualization. (In Chinese). June 2013. ISBN 978-7-03-037488-2. Science Press.
  • Wei Chen, Zeqian Shen, Yubo Tao. Data Visualization. (In Chinese), August 2013. ISBN *.. Publishing House of Electronics Industry, Nov.2013.
  • Weidong Geng, Wei Chen. Game Programming. Publishing House of Electronics Industry. (In Chinese). March.2005 . ISBN 7-121-00982-X (Reprinted in 2006,2009, and 2012)
  • Weidong Geng, Wei Chen. Computer Game Programming. Publishing House of Electronics Industry + Kings Information. (In Traditional Chinese). September .2009 . ISBN 978-986-6382-38-3

Course
  • Information Visualization (Winter Semester, 2011-) for undergradute students
  • Computer Game Programming  (Spring Semester,2004,2005,2006,2009) for undergraduate students
  • Introduction to PDE in CS (Spring Semester,2005, 2006, 2007) for Ph.D students

Professional Activity

 

Publications

 

IEEE VIS/InfoVIS/VAST, IEEE/ACM Transactions

  1. Haidong Chen, Wei Chen*, Honghui Mei, Zhiqi Liu, Kun Zhou, Weifeng Chen, Wentao Gu, Kwan-Liu Ma.Visual Abstraction and Exploration of Multi-class Scatterplots. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST 2014), 2014.
  2. Cong Xie, Wei Chen*, Xinxin Huang, Yueqi Hu, Scott Barlowe, Jing Yang. VAET: A Visual Analytics Approach for E-transactions Time-series. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST 2014), 2014.
  3. Fei Wang, Wei Chen*, Feiran Wu, Ye Zhao, Han Hong, Tianyu Gu, Long Wang, Ronghua Liang, Hujun Bao. A Visual Reasoning Approach for Data-driven Transport Assessment on Urban Road. IEEE VAST 2014.
  4. Wenchao Wu, Yixian Zheng, Huamin Qu, Wei Chen, Eduard Groeller, Lionel Ni. BoundarySeer: Visual Analysis of 2D Boundary Changes. IEEE VAST 2014.
  5. Rui Wang, Hujun Bao, Karla Bala, Xianjin Yang, Yazhen Yuan, Wei Chen. Automatic Shader Simplification using Surface Signal Approximation. ACM Transactions (Special Issues of ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA), 2014.
  6. Jin Huang, Zherong Pan, Guoning Chen, Wei Chen*, Hujun Bao. Image-space LIC for Surface Flow Visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(9), 2013:1476-1487.
  7. Conglei Shi, Weiwei Cui, Shixia Liu, Panpan Xu, Wei Chen, and Huamin Qu.RankExplorer: Visualization of Ranking Changes in Large Time Series Data. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2012), Vol. 18(6), Nov.-Dec. 2012.
  8. Weifeng Chen, Wei Chen*, Hujun Bao. An Efficient Direct Volume Rendering Algorithm for Dichromats. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2011), Vol. 17(6), Nov.-Dec. 2011.
  9. Yunhai Wang, Wei Chen*, Jian Zhang, Tingxing Dong, Guihua Shan, Xuebin Chi. Efficient Volume Exploration with Gaussian Mixture Model. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics , 2011.
  10. Long Zhang, Ying He, Jiazhi Xia, Xuexiang Xie, Wei Chen*. Real-Time Shape Illustration Using Laplacian Lines. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics , 2010.
  11. Wei Chen, Zi'ang Ding, Song Zhang, Anna MacKay-Brandt, Stephen Correia, Huamin Qu, John Allen Crow, David F. Tate, Zhicheng Yan, Qunsheng Peng. A Novel Interface for Interactive Exploration of DTI Fibers. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2009), Vol. 15(6), 2009.
  12. Wei Chen, Zhicheng Yan, Song Zhang, John Allen Crow, David S. Ebert, R. McLaughlin, K. Mullins, R. Cooper, Zi'ang Ding, Jun Liao. Volume Illustration of Muscle from Diffusion Tensor Images. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2009), Vol. 15(6), 2009.
  13. Ross Maciejewski,Insoo Wu, Wei Chen, David S. Ebert. Structuring Feature Space: A Non-Parametric Method for Volumetric Transfer Function Generation. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2009), Vol. 15(6), 2009.
  14. Ming-Yuen Chan, Yingcai Wu, Wai-Ho Mak, Wei Chen, Huamin Qu. Perception-Based Transparency Optimization for Direct Volume Rendering. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2009),Vol. 15(6), 2009.
  15. Wei Chen, Liu Ren, Matthias Zwicker, Hanspter Pfister. Hardware Accelerated Adaptive EWA Volume Splatting. In Proceedings of IEEE Visualization, Austin, USA. pp.67-74,October.2004.

 

Eurographics, EuroVis, Computer Graphics Forum, IEEE CG&A

  1. Yunhai Wang, Jian Zhang, Wei Chen, Huai Zhang, Xuebin Chi. Efficient opacity specification based on feature visibilities in direct volume rendering. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Special issue of Proceedings of Pacific Graphics), 2011
  2. Li Yu, Aidong Lu, William Ribarsky, Wei Chen. Digital Storytelling: Automatic Animation for Time-Varying Data Visualization.In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue of Pacific Graphics 2010).
  3. Zhicheng Yan, Wei Chen, Aidong Lu, David S. Ebert. Context-Aware Volume Modeling of Skeletal Muscles. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis 2009), May. 2009.
  4. Yuyan Song, Wei Chen, Ross Maciejewski, Kelly Gaither, David S. Ebert. Bivariate Transfer Functions on Unstructured Grids. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis 2009), May. 2009.
  5. Wei Chen, Xiao Liang, Ross Maciejewski, David S. Ebert. Shape Context Preserving Deformation of 2D Anatomical Illustrations. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum, October, 2008.
  6. Wei Chen, Song Zhang, Stephan Correia, David S. Ebert. Abstractive Representation and Exploration of Hierarchically Clustered Diffusion Tensor Fiber Tracts. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum, May 2008.
  7. Bill Andrews, Stefan Bruckner, Wei Chen, Carlos D. Correa, David S. Ebert, Mario Costa Sousa, Ivan Viola. Interactive Tools for Scientific and Medical Illustration Composition. In Eurographics Tutorials, 2008, Greece.
  8. Chunxiao Liu, Yingzhen Yang, Qunsheng Peng, Jin Wang, Wei Chen. Distortion Optimization based Image Completion from a Large Displacement View. In Journal Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2008), Vol 27 (7), 1055--1064.
  9. Ross Maciejewski, Tobias Isenberg, William Andrews, David Ebert, Mario Costa-Sousa, Wei Chen. Measuring Stipple Aesthetics in Hand-Drawn and Computer-Generated Images. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 28(2), March/April, Vol28(2), 62-74.
  10. Wei Chen, Aidong Lu, David S.Ebert. Shape-aware Volume Illustration. In Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics 2007), 26(3), September 2007, 705-714
  11. Yu Guan, Wei Chen, Xiao Liang, Zi'ang Ding, Qunsheng Peng. Easy matting: A Stroke Based Approach for Continuous Image Matting. In Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics 2006), 25(3):567-576

 

Computer-Aided Design, Journal of CVIU, The Visual Computer, Journal of CAVW, JOV, Journal of JCST

  1. Lingyue Liu, Wei Chen, Wenting Zheng, Weidong Geng. Structure-Aware Error Diffusion Approach Using Entropy-Constrained Threshold Modulation. The Visual Computer, Dec.2013

  2. Li Yu, Aidong Lu, Wei Chen. Visualization and analysis of 3D time-varying simulations with time lines. Journal of Visual Languages & Computing. 24(5), October 2013:402-418.

  3. Haidong Chen, Ji Wang, Weifeng Chen, Huamin Qu, Wei Chen*. An Image-space Energy-saving Visualization Scheme for OLED Displays. Computers & Graphics, Volume 38, 2014:61-68 (Best paper of IEEE CAD&CG Conference)
  4. Guizhen Wang, Chaokai Wen, BingHui Yan, Cong Xie, Ronghua Liang, Wei Chen. Topic hypergraph: hierarchical visualization of thematic structures in long documents. Science in China. May 2013, Vol. 56 052111:1-052111:14

  5. Yuxin Ma, Jiayi Xu, Dichao Peng, Ting Zhang, Chengzhe Jin, Huamin Qu, Wei Chen, and Qunsheng Peng. A Visual Analysis Approach for Community Detection of Multi-Context Mobile Social Networks. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2013, 28(5): 797-809.

  6. P. Livengood, R. Maciejewski, W. Chen, D. Ebert. OmicsVis: An Interactive Tool for Visually Analyzing Metabolomics Data. BMC Bioinformatics , 13(8), 2012.
  7. Dichao Peng, Wei Chen and Qunsheng Peng. TrustVis: Visualizing Trust towards Attack Identification in Distributed Computing Environments. Security and Communication Networks, published online, 2012.
  8. Xin Zhang, Zi’ang Ding, Chuan Zhu, Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. View-Dependent line drawings for 3D scenes. Transactions on Edutainment VII, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012. pp.151-160
  9. Bin Pan, Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. Interactive Expressive Illustration of 3D City Scenes. Recommended to The Visual Computer (Special issue of Proceedings of CAD&CG), 2011
  10. Yun Zeng, Dimitris Samaras, Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. Topology Cuts: A Novel Min-Cut/Max-Flow Algorithm for Topology Preserving Segmentation in N-D Images. In Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 12(1), 81--90, 2008
  11. Yi Gong, Wei Chen, Long Zhang, Yun Zeng, Qunsheng Peng. GPU-based rendering for deformable translucent objects. In The Visual Computer. 24(2), 95-103, Feb.2008.
  12. Hongwei Lin, Wei Chen, Hujun Bao. Adaptive Patch-based Mesh Fitting for Reverse Engineering. In Computer-Aided Design. 39(12), 2007, 1134-1142.
  13. Long Zhang, Wei Chen, David S.Ebert, Qunsheng Peng. Conservative Voxelization. In The Visual Computer (Special Issue of Proceedings of Computer Graphics International 2007), 23(9), 783-792.
  14. Long Zhang, Yubo Zhang, Zhongding Jiang, Luyin Li, Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. Precomputing Data-driven Tree Animation. In Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 18(4-5), 371-382
  15. Yu Guan, Wei Chen, Lincan Zou, Long Zhang, Qunsheng Peng. Modelling and Rendering of Realistic Waterfall Scenes with Dynamic Texture Sprites. In Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 2006, 17(5): 573 - 583.
  16. Guofeng Zhang, Xueying Qin, Xiaobo An, Wei Chen, Hujun Bao. As-Consistent-As-Possible Compositing of Virtual Objects And Video Sequences. In Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds,  2006, 17(3-4):305-314
  17. Dong Xu, Wei Chen, Hongxin Zhang and Hujun Bao. Multi-level Differential Surface Representation Based on Local Transformations. In The Visual Computer, 2006, 22(1-2):493-505.
  18. Xiang Zeng , Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. A Novel Unified Variational Image Editing Model. In Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), 2006.

  19. Hongwei Lin, Wei Chen and Guojin Wang. Curve Reconstruction Based on Interval B-spline Curve. In The Visual Computer, Volume 21, Number 6, July 2005. pp.418 - 427.
  20.  Wei Chen, Wei Hua, Hujun Bao, Qunsheng Peng. Real-time Ray Casting Rendering of Volume Clipping in Medical Visualization. In Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Vol.18(6), Nov.2003, pp.804-814.

ACM I3D, NPAR, ACM VRST, Pacific Graphics, Pacific Visualization

  1. Zhangye Wang, Xiajuan Zhou, Wei Chen*, Chan Chen, Jiyuan Liao, Ross Maciejewski. A Novel Visual analytics Approach for Clustering Large-Scale Social Data. IEEE Big Data Visualization Workshop, October 2013.
  2. Jin Huang, Wenjie Pei, Chunfeng Wen, Guoning Chen, Wei Chen, Hujun Bao. Output-coherent image-space LIC for surface flow visualization. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, March 2012, Incheon. pp.137-144.
  3. Dichao Peng, Neng Lu, Wei Chen and Qunsheng Peng. SideKnot: Revealing Relation Patterns for Graph Visualization. In IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), Songdo, Korea, 2012
  4. Philip Livengood, Ross Maciejewski,Wei Chen, David S. Ebert. A Visual Analysis System for Metabolomics Data. In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (IEEE VisWeek). Providence, USA, 2011
  5. Guizhen Wang, Chaokai Wen,Binghui Yan,Jing Xia, Zhen Liu, Wei Chen. Topic Hypergraph: Hierarchical Visualization of Thematic Structures in Long Documents. In Proceedings of IEEE Information Visualization 2011 (Poster)
  6. Yueqi Hu, Guizhen Wang, Ronghua Liang, Guangyu Chen, Dichao Peng and Wei Chen. Visual Analysis of People’s Calling Network from CDR data. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization 2010 (Poster, Best Poster Award)
  7. Guizhen Wang, Haidong Chen, Xiaoyong Yang, Shuang Ye, Guangyu Chen, Wei Chen, Song Zhang. Visualizing Differences of DTI Fiber Models Using 2D Normalized Embeddings. In Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2010 (Poster)
  8. Yueqi Hu, Shuangyuan Wu, Shihong Xia, Jinghua Fu, Wei Chen. Motion Track: Visualizing Motion Variation of Human Motion Data. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, March 2010, Taibei. (Cover image)
  9. Yunhai Wang, Wei Chen, Guihua Shang, Xuebin Chi. Volume Exploration using Elliptical Gaussian Functions. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, March 2010, Taibei. (Cover image)
  10. SungYe Kim, Ross Maciejewski, Tobias Isenberg, William M. Andrews, Wei Chen, Mario Costa Sousa, David S. Ebert, Stippling by Example.In Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on Non-photorealistic animation and rendering (NPAR), 2009.
  11. Wei Chen, Song Zhang, Steve Correia, David F. Tate. Visualizing Diffusion Tensor Imaging Data with merging ellipsoids. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, April 2009.
  12. Long Zhang, Ying He, Xuexiang Xie, Wei Chen. Laplacian Line for Real-time Shape Depiction. In ACM Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D), March, 2009.
  13. Guanghua Tan, Wei Chen, Ligang Liu. Image Driven Shape Deformation with Styles. Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2008.
  14. Xiang Zeng, Wei Chen, Qunsheng Peng. A Novel Unified Variational Image Editing Model. In Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2005. (Short paper)
  15. Zhao Dong, Wei Chen, Hujun Bao, Hongxin Zhang and Qunsheng Peng. Real-time Voxelization for Complex Polygonal Models. In Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2004, October 2004, Seoul, Korea. pp.73-78.
  16. Wei Chen, Huagen Wan, Hongxin Zhang, Hujun Bao and Qunsheng Peng. Interactive Collision Detection for Complex and Deformable Models Using Programmable Graphics Hardware. In Proceedings of ACM VRST, 2014.