ABOUT

Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

I am Research Scientist at Facebook Zurich.

We are hiring!

If you are interested in working on the future of AR/MR/VR/XR/*R, and you have outstanding skills in computer vision, graphics, machine learning, software engineering, design, prototyping, or any other relevant area, please contact me.

 

SHORT CV

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RESEARCH SCIENTIST @ FACEBOOK

06/2017 - present

Technical lead for Mixed Reality at Facebook Zurich, working on shipping the future of AR/MR/VR/XR/*R.

RESEARCH SCIENTIST/MANAGER @ DISNEY RESEARCH

11/2009 - 05/2017

Head of the Imaging and Video group at Disney Research Zurich, performing research at the interface of computer vision, graphics, and machine learning. The technologies developed by my group have shipped in various Disney park attractions and movie productions including Soarin’ over California and Soarin’ around the World, Pirates of the Caribbean, Maleficent, Cinderella, Big Hero 6, and others.

PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE @ RWTH-AACHEN

10/2008

Thesis: Shape Representations for Image-based Applications. Graduated Summa cum laude. 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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PASSTHROUGH+
REAL-TIME STEREOSCOPIC VIEW SYNTHESIS FOR MOBILE MIXED REALITY

Gaurav Chaurasia, Arthur Nieuwoudt, Alexandru-Eugen Ichim, Richard Szeliski, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

AN INTEGRATED 6DOF VIDEO CAMERA AND SYSTEM DESIGN

[Paper]

Albert Parra Pozo, Michael Toksvig, Terry Filiba Schrager, Joyce Hsu, Uday Mathur, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Rick Szeliski, Brian Cabral

AN OMNISTEREOSCOPIC VIDEO PIPELINE FOR CAPTURE AND DISPLAY OF REAL-WORLD VR

[Paper] [Video]

Christopher Schroers, Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

PHASENET FOR VIDEO FRAME INTERPOLATION

[Paper]

Simone Meyer, Abdelaziz Djelouah, Brian McWilliams, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Markus Gross, Christopher Schroers

A FULLY PROGRESSIVE APPROACH TO SINGLE-IMAGE SUPER-RESOLUTION

[Paper]

Yifan Wang, Federico Perazzi, Brian McWilliams, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Christopher Schroers

LEARNING VIDEO OBJECT SEGMENTATION FROM STATIC IMAGES

[Paper]

Federico Perazzi, Anna Khoreva, Rodrigo Benenson, Bernt Schiele, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

DEPTH FROM GRADIENTS IN DENSE LIGHT FIELDS FOR OBJECT RECONSTRUCTION

[Paper] [Video]


Kaan Yucer, Changil Kim, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Olga Sorkine-Hornung

BILATERAL SPACE VIDEO SEGMENTATION

[Paper]

Nicolas Märki, Federico Perazzi, Oliver Wang, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

EFFICIENT 3D OBJECT SEGMENTATION FROM DENSELY SAMPLED LIGHT FIELDS WITH APPLICATIONS TO 3D RECONSTRUCTION

[Paper] [Video]

Kaan Yucer, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Oliver Wang, Olga Sorkine-Hornung

SAMPLING BASED SCENE-SPACE VIDEO PROCESSING

[Paper]  [Video]

Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

PANORAMIC VIDEO FROM UNSTRUCTURED CAMERA ARRAYS

[Paper] [Video]

Federico Perazzi, Alexander Sorkine‐Hornung, Henning Zimmer, Peter Kaufmann, Oliver Wang, Scott Watson, Markus Gross

SCENE RECONSTRUCTION FROM HIGH SPATIO-ANGULAR RESOLUTION LIGHT FIELDS

[Paper] [Video]

Changil Kim, Henning Zimmer, Yael Pritch, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Markus Gross

 
 

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