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Master’s Thesis



Book Chapters



Journal Papers


  • Setareh, M., Jones, B. D., Ma, L., Bacim, F., Polys, N. F. (accepted, October 2014), "Application and Evaluation of Double-Layer Grid Spatial Structures for the Engineering Education of Architects". Journal of Architectural Engineering (to appear). 2014.
  • Kohlbrecher, S., Romay, A., Stumpf, A., Gupta, A., Von Stryk, O., Bacim, F., Bowman, D., Goins, A., Balasubramanian, R., Conner, D., (accepted, September 2014) "Human-Robot Teaming for Rescue Missions: Team ViGIRs Approach to the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials", Journal of Field Robotics.
  • Jones, B. D., Setareh, M., Polys, N. F., Bacim, F. (accepted, March 2014), Application of an online interactive simulation tool to teach engineering concepts using 3D spatial structures. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies.
  • Bacim, F., Kopper, R., Bowman, D., "Design and Evaluation of 3D Selection Techniques based on Progressive Refinement," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2013.
  • Setareh, M., Bacim, F., Jones, B., Polys, N., Geng, T., and Orsa, B., “Integrating Web-Based Visualization with Structural System Understanding to Improve the Technical Education of Architects”, Journal of Online Engineering Education, Vo. 3, No.1.
  • Bacim, F., Kopper, R., Leal, A., Ni T., Bowman, D., "3DUI 2010 Contest Grand Prize Winners – The Live Category Winners," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.30, no.6, pp.86-96. 2010.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers


  • Kohlbrecher, S., Conner, D.C., Romay, A., Bacim, F., Bowman, D.A., von Stryk, O., Overview of team ViGIR's approach to the Virtual Robotics Challenge. IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), 2013.
  • Bowman, D., Ragan, E. D., Scerbo, S., Bacim, F., Evaluating the Impact of Head Rotation Amplification on Virtual Reality Training Effectiveness. The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference, 2013.
  • Polys, N. F., Bacim, F. "Building Novel Web3D User Interfaces - A Case Study from Architecture and Structural Engineering." ACM Web3D 2013.
  • Bacim, F., Sinclair, M., and Benko, H. "Understanding Touch Selection Accuracy on Flat and Hemispherical Deformable Surfaces". Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2013.
  • Bacim, F., Ragan, E., Scerbo, S., Setareh, M., Jones, B., Polys, N. "The Effects of Display Fidelity, Visual Complexity, and Task Scope on Spatial Understanding of 3D Graphs". Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2013.
  • Bacim, F., Sinclair, M., and Benko, H. (2012) "Challenges of Multitouch Interaction on Deformable Surfaces". (workshop). Beyond Flat Displays workshop at ACM ITS 2012.
  • Kopper, R., Bacim, F., Bowman, D., “Rapid and accurate 3D selection by progressive refinement”, Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, 2011. Best paper award.
  • Bacim F., Polys, N., Setareh, M., Li J., Ma L., Chen, J., “Cognitive Scaffolding in Web3D Learning Systems: A Case Study for Form and Structure”, ACM 15th International Conference on 3D Web Technology. 2010.
  • Bacim, F., Bowman, D. and Pinho, M., “Wayfinding Techniques for Multiscale Virtual Environments”, IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. 2009.
  • Bacim, F., Trombetta, A., and Pinho, M., “Evaluation of Wayfinding Aid Techniques in Multi-Level Virtual Environments (published in Portuguese)”, IX Brazilian Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality. 2007.
  • Leães, R., Cambraia, R., Bacim, F., Dalmarco, G., Calder, A., Azevedo, D., Pinho, M. and Russomano, T., “Development of a Walking Pattern Evaluation System for Hypogravity Simulation”, IEEE International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2006.
  • Bacim, F., Trombetta, A., Rieder, R., Kopper, R., Santos, M. and Pinho, M., “Evaluation of Tactile Stimuli in Virtual Environments” (published in portuguese), VIII Brazilian Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality. 2006.

Posters and Extended Abstracts


  • Bacim, F., Nabiyouni, M., Bowman, D., "Slice-n-Swipe: A Free-Hand Gesture User Interface for 3D Point Cloud Annotation", IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (First place winner, 3DUI Contest competition). 2014.
  • Silva, A. M. M., Hoffmann, E. C., Link, E. G., Trombetta, A. B., Bacim, F., Borges, J. A., Three-dimensional virtual preoperative implant planning P3Dental using computed tomography images. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering May 26-31, 2012.
  • Setareh, M., Jones, B., Polys, N., Bacim, F., “Teaching Structural Concepts to Architects and Engineers Using the Structure and Form Analysis System”, Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy. 2012.
  • Bacim, F., Ragan, E., Stinson, C., Scerbo, S., Bowman, D., "Collaborative Navigation in Virtual Search and Rescue", IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (First place winner, 3DUI Contest competition). 2012.
  • Bacim, F., Stinson, C., Laha, B., Bowman, D., "Building Blocks: a Novel Metaphor for Solving Puzzles", IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (First place winner, 3DUI Contest competition). 2011.
  • Bacim, F., Trombetta, A., Rieder, R. and Pinho, M., “Evaluation of Wayfinding Aid Techniques in Multi-Level Virtual Environments”, IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. 2008.

Tutorials


  • Tutorial Co-Organizer: Implementation of 3D Interaction Techniques, IX Brazilian Symposium on Augmented and Virtual Reality. 2007.
  • Tutorial Co-Organizer: SmallVR: a Simple Scene-Graph VR-Toolkit, VII Brazilian Symposium on Augmented and Virtual Reality. 2004.

Talks


  • Structure and Form Analysis System, Workshop in Scientific Visualization with Web3D at the ACM Conference on 3D Web Technology 2010.