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I am currently a Research Scientist in the Creative Technologies Lab (CTL) at Adobe Systems, Inc.

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Name

WINNEMÖLLER, Holger

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Adobe Systems, Inc.
Office SW2.W869
801 N 34th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
U.S.A.
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Tel.:+1 (206) 675-7402 / Fax.:+1 (206) 675-6807

Education

2007-2009 Post-Doc position as Graphics Researcher with Adobe Systems, Inc.
2004-2006 Completed PhD in Computer Science at Northwestern University
2002-2004 PhD candidate in Computer Science at University of Cape Town
2000-2002 Masters of Science in Computer Science at Rhodes University
1998-2000 B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science at Rhodes University (completed with Distinction).
1997-1998 Physics and Computer Science at Rhodes University (completing the B.Sc. with Distinction in both subjects)
1995-1996 Physics and Computer Science at Hamburg University
1994, 1995 Linguistics and Language, History & Culture of America at Hamburg University

Awards

Year Prizes & Scholarships Academic Colours
2004
  • UCT Travel Scholarship
 
2000
  • Rhodes University Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Master's Degree Scholarship
 
1999
  • Henry Bradlow Scholarship for Science
  • Rhodes University Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Master's Degree Scholarship
Honours
1998
  • Alexander Ogg Prize for Physics
  • Dr. Kendall Scholarship
Colours
1997
  • A Trevor Williams’ Prize for Physics II
Half-colours

Teaching and Practical Experiences

Present
  • Research Scientist with Adobe Systems, Inc.
2003
  • Senior Tutor for Introduction to Programming (Java)
2002
  • Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Programming (Java)
  • Lecturer of two first year Java Modules ("GUI programming" & "Simple Graphics" in Java)
1998-2002
  • Tutoring of third year computer science course at Rhodes University.
  • Special tutoring of first year CS course.
  • Practical tutoring for first year physics.
1995 Installation and maintenance of Computer equipment as well as programming for my father’s project in Mbabane, Swaziland (3 months).
1995 Internship at a Hamburg newspaper.
1993-1994 Civil Service in Germany for the "Deutsche Muskelschwund Hilfe e.V." (as mentioned above)
1990 Internship at the "Deutsche Schiffbau-Versuchsanstalt" (German Experimental Ship-building Institute)

Other Qualifications

  • Human Subjects Research Training (2005)
  • Naui Scuba Diver (2000)
  • Fitness Instructor (1995)

Natural Languages

Bilingual: German & English; French.

Computer Languages

C++ (incl. VisualC++ & C++Builder), C, CG, C#, Java (incl. JBuilder), JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Pascal (incl. Object Pascal & Delphi), Assembler (incl. SSE), VisualBasic.

Operating Systems

Windows (XP, 2000, NT), Linux, Unix, Irix.

Technologies

OpenGL (Basic & Advanced), CG, HTML, CSS, MFC, VCL.

Applications

Maya, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, CorelDraw, Sony Vegas Video.

Interests

Computers, Sports (Weight-Training, Fitness, Squash, Diving, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Rollerblading), Drawing, Reading, Music.

Publications

For a more detailed and up-to-date listing, see the Research page.

Year Title Links BibTex
2007      
 
  • Using NPR to evaluate perceptual shape cues in dynamic environments
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2006      
 
  • Perceptually-motivated Non-Photorealistic Graphics (Thesis)
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  • Real-time video abstraction
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2005      
 
  • LightWaving: Estimating Light Positions from Photographs Alone
pdf|www Bib
2002      
 
  • Implementing Non-Photorealistic Rendering Enhancements with Real-Time Performance
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  • Geometric Approximations Towards Free Specular Comic Shading
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  • Rendering Optimisations for Stylised Sketching
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2001      
 
  • Super-realistic Rendering using Real-time Tweening
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1999      
 
  • Practical Gesture Recognition for Controlling Virtual Environments
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