Research

Overview

My research interests are at the intersection of computer vision, graphics and machine learning with a focus on visual media production. Below is a list of: the projects and publications I have been involved in; funding I have recieved; and my service to the research community.


Projects

AI4ME: AI for Personalised Media Experiences
Prosperity Partnership with BBC Research and Development
October 2021 - September 2026
Polymersive: Immersive Video Production for Studio and Live Events
Innovate UK (105168) with BBC Research and Development and IMSRVRay
April 2019 - September 2020
ALIVE: Live Action Light Fields for Immersive VR Experiences
Innovate UK (102686) with Figment Productions and Foundry
September 2016 - December 2017
Raspberry Pi Photogrammetry Cage for Rapid Avatar Creation
University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies
June 2015 - September 2015
RE@CT
EU FP7 Project in collaboration with Artefacto, BBC R&D, Fraunhofer HHI, INRIA Grenoble and OMG Vicon
December 2011 - November 2014

Publications

Deep4D: A Compact Generative Representation for Volumetric Video
J. Regateiro, M. Volino and A. Hilton
Frontiers in Virtual Reality
2022
Super-resolution 3D Human Shape from a Single Low-Resolution Image
M. Pesavento, M. Volino, A. Hilton
Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
2022
Naturalistic audio-visual volumetric sequences dataset of sounding actions for six degree-of-freedom interaction
H. Stenzel, D. Berghi, M. Volino, P.J.B. Jackson
IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEEVR)
2021
Attention-based Multi-Reference Learning for Image Super-Resolution
M. Pesavento, M. Volino, A. Hilton
Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
2021
Super-Resolution Appearance Transfer for 4D Human Performances
M. Pesavento, M. Volino, A. Hilton
Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops
2021
Light Field Video for Immersive Content Production
M. Volino, A. Mustafa J-Y. Guillemaut, A. Hilton
Real VR – Immersive Digital Reality. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11900 Springer
2020
Super-Resolution Appearance Transfer for 4D Human Performance Capture
M. Pesavento, M. Volino, A. Hilton
ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production (Short)
2020
Tracking sound sources for Object-based spatial audio-visual production
M.A.M. Izhar, M. Volino, A. Hilton, P.J.B. Jackson
Forum Acusticum
2020
Audio-Visual Spatial Alignment Requirements of Central and Peripheral Object Events
D. Berghi, H. Stenzel, M. Volino, A. Hilton, P.J.B. Jackson
IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEEVR)
2020
Light Field Compression using Eigen Textures
M. Volino, A. Mustafa, J-Y. Guillemaut and A. Hilton
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
2019
Dynamic Surface Animation using Generative Networks
J. Regateiro, A. Hilton and M. Volino
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
2019
Multi-person 3D Pose Estimation and Tracking in Sports
L. Bridgeman, M. Volino, J-Y. Guillemaut and A. Hilton
5th International Workshop on Computer Vision in Sports at CVPR
2019
Hybrid Skeleton Driven Surface Registration for Temporally Consistent Volumetric Video
J. Regateiro, M. Volino and A. Hilton
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
2018
Volumetric Performance Capture from Minimal Camera Viewpoints
A. Gilbert, M. Volino, J. Collomosse and A. Hilton
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
2018
4D Temporally Coherent Dynamic Light-field Video
A. Mustafa, M. Volino, J-Y. Guillemaut and A. Hilton
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
2017
Real-time Full-Body Motion Capture from Video and IMUs
C. Malleson, M. Volino, A. Gilbert, M. Trumble, J. Collomosse and A. Hilton
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
2017
View-dependent representation of shape and appearance from multiple view video
M. Volino
PhD Thesis, University of Surrey
2016
Online Interactive 4D Character Animation
M. Volino, P. Huang, and A. Hilton
International Conference on 3D Web Technology (Web3D)
2015
RE@CT: A new production pipeline for interactive 3D content
F. Schweiger, G. Thomas, A. Sheikh, W. Paier, M. Kettern, P. Eisert, J.S. Franco, M. Volino, P. Huang, J. Collomosse, A. Hilton, V. Jantet, and P. Smyth
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW)
2015
Optimal Representation of Multiple View Video
M. Volino, D. Casas, J. Collomosse, and A. Hilton
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC)
2014
4D Video Textures for Interactive Character Appearance
D. Casas, M. Volino, J. Collomosse, and A. Hilton
Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics)
2014
Layered View-Dependent Texture Maps
M. Volino and A. Hilton
Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP)
2013
Free-viewpoint video rendering for mobile devices
J. Imber, M. Volino, J-Y, Guillemaut, S. Fenney, and A. Hilton
n Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications (MIRAGE)
2013

Service

I have been involved in the organisation of the following conferences/meetings/workshops:

European Conference on Visual Media Production 2022
London, UK
Conference Co-Chair
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2022
London, UK
Area Chair
ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production 2021
London, UK
Full Papers Chair
International Conference on 3D Vision 2021
Online
Website and Social Media Chair
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2021
Virtual
Area Chair
DynaVis: International Workshop on Dynamic Scene Reconstruction @ CVPR 2021
Virtual
Co-Orgainser
ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production 2020
London, UK
Short Papers and Demos Chair
DynaVis: International Workshop on Dynamic Scene Reconstruction @ CVPR 2020
Seattle, WA (virtual)
Co-Orgainser
ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production 2019
London, UK
Website Chair
DynaVis: International Workshop on Dynamic Scene Reconstruction @ CVPR 2019
Long Beach, CA
Co-Orgainser
BMVA Technical Meeting: Dynamic Scene Reconstruction 2017
London, UK
Co-Orgainser

I have served as a reviewer for the following conferences/journals/workshops:

  • ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
  • IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
  • IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
  • European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
  • International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
  • ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production(CVMP)
  • British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC)
  • Virtual Reality & Intelligent Hardware (VRIH)
  • Multimedia Systems (MMSJ)
  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU)
  • IET Computer Vision
  • 3D Reconstruction in the Wild (3DRW)

Contact

Online

m.volino@surrey.ac.uk
linkedin.com/in/marcovolino/
facebook.com/marcovolino/

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