Alexander Pasko

Professor Alexander Pasko

  • 01202 965345
  • apasko at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Professor of Computer Animation
  • Weymouth House W248, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Alexander Pasko is a professor at The National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, UK. He received his PhD from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPI) in Russia in 1988, where he was a senior scientist until 1992. He was an assistant professor at the department of computer software, University of Aizu, Japan (from 1993 to 2000); associate and full professor at the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences of the Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan (2000-2007).

Alexander Pasko's main research interest is development of a high-level universal model for spatio-temporal objects and phenomena with their internal properties. The model called the Function Representation (FRep) is based on the most universal mathematical language of real functions of point coordinates in geometric spaces. To support the mathematical concepts of this model, Alexander and his colleagues introduced and develop the special-purpose modeling language called HyperFun (from Hyperdimensional Functions), which has extensive applications in education, computer animation, biology, digital fabrication, and other areas...

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Research

Research/Educational Interests • Solid Modeling, Volume and Multidimensional Modeling • Computer Animation • Digital Fabrication • Visualization • Computer Art Research Description Alexander Pasko's main research interest is development of a high-level universal model for spatio-temporal objects and phenomena with their internal properties. The model called the Function Representation (FRep) is based on the most universal mathematical language of real functions of point coordinates in geometric spaces. To support the mathematical concepts of this model, Alexander and his colleagues introduced and develop the special-purpose modeling language called HyperFun (from Hyperdimensional Functions), which has extensive applications in education, computer animation, biology, digital fabrication, and other areas. The international research group led by Alexander has published more than 120 papers in academic journals and conferences, and distributes its HyperFun software under a special open source license. The selected publications can be found at the personal page at http://www.pasko.org/ap

Journal Articles

Books

Chapters

  • Kravtsov, D., Fryazinov, O., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Comninos, P., 2010. Polygonal-functional hybrids for computer animation and games. In: Engel, W., ed. GPU Pro: Advanced Rendering Techniques. Natick, MA,USA: A K Peters, 87-114.
  • Schmitt, B., Pasko, A. and Schlick, C., 2008. Constructive hypervolume modeling using extended space mappings. 167-192.
  • Fayolle, P.A., Pasko, A. and Schmitt, B., 2008. SARDF: Signed approximate real distance functions in heterogeneous objects modeling. 118-141.
  • Fayolle, P.A., Pasko, A., Kartasheva, E., Rosenberger, C. and Toinard, C., 2008. Automation of the volumetric models construction. 214-238.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P. and Fryazinov, O., 2008. An Implicit Complexes Framework for Heterogeneous Objects Modelling. In: Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V. and Comninos, P., eds. Heterogeneous objects modelling and applications: collections of papers on foundations and applications. Berlin: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 1-41.
  • Schmitt, B., Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, G. and Schlick, C.M., 2008. Modelling Function-Based Mixed-Dimensional Objects with Attributes. 90-117.
  • Vilbrandt, T., Malone, E. and Lipson, H., 2008. Universal Desktop Fabrication. In: Pasko, A.A., Adzhiev, V. and Comninos, P., eds. Heterogeneous Objects Modelling and Applications. Springer, 259-284.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P. and Fryazinov, O., 2008. An Implicit Complexes Framework for Heterogeneous Objects Modelling. In: Pasko, A.A., Adzhiev, V. and Comninos, P., eds. Heterogeneous Objects Modelling and Applications. Springer, 1-41.
  • Pasko, A. and Adzhiev, V., 2004. Function-Based Shape Modeling: Mathematical Framework and Specialized Language. In: Winkler, F., ed. Automated Deduction in Geometry. Berlin: Springer, 132-160.
  • Adzhiev, V., Kartasheva, E., Kunii, T.L., Pasko, A. and Schmitt, B., 2002. Cellular-functional modeling of heterogeneous objects. In: Lee, K. and Patrikalakis, N., eds. Proceedings of the 7th ACM Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications. New York: ACM Press, 192-203.
  • Pasko, A., 2002. Shape modeling. In: Kent, A. and Williams, J.G., eds. Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology. New York: CRC.
  • Kazakov, M., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2001. Fast navigation through an Frep sculpture garden. Proceedings of International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications 2001. Washington DC, USA: IEEE Computer Society, 104-113.
  • Adzhiev, V., Ossipov, A. and Pasko, A., 1999. Multidimensional Shape Modeling in Multimedia Applications. In: Karmouch, A., ed. Multimedia Modeling: Modeling Multimedia Information Systems. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company, 39-60.
  • Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 1996. Interactive definitive environment for geometric modelling on a basis of the function representation. Proceedings of 6th International Conference of Computer graphics and Visualisation (GraphiCon '96). Unknown, 84-92.
  • Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A., Sourin, A. and Savchenko, V.V., 1996. Shape modelling and computer graphics with real functions. STAR report, Proceedings of 6th International Conference of Computer Graphics and Visualisation "GraphiCon'96". Unknown, 208-213.
  • Pasko, A. and Adzhiev, V., 1995. Interactive exploring multidimensional geometric data. In: Anzai, Y., Ogawa, K. and Mori, H., eds. Symbiosis of human and artifact : proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Oxford: Elsevier, 68.
  • Pasko, A., Savchenko, V.V. and Adzhiev, V., 1993. Educational Project: 'empty case' technology of geometric modeling. Combined Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Graphic Education ("EDUGRAPHICS'93") and 3rd International Conference on Computational Graphics and Visualization Techniques (COMPUGRAPHICS'93). Unknown, 6-11.
  • Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V. and Prostakov, I., 1992. Multivariate function visualization: the inductive approach. Proceedings of 3rd Eurographics Workshop on Visualization in Scientific Computing. Unknown, 303-316.

Conferences

  • Zhao, H., McLoughlin, L., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2018. "Why do we buy mass customised products?"-consumer's perspective of success factors for online mass customisation. In: 8th International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization – Community of Europe (MCP - CE 2018) 19-21 September 2018 Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • Zhao, H., McLoughlin, L., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2018. An Evaluation Model For Web-based 3D Mass Customization Toolkit Design. In: 2017 World Mass Customization and Personalization Conference 20-21 November 2017 Aachen, Germany.
  • Corker-Marin, Q., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2017. Space-time cubification of artistic shapes.
  • Corker-Marin, Q., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2017. Cubification and animation of artistic shapes.
  • Popov, D.D., Milman, I.E., Pilyugin, V.V. and Pasko, A.A., 2017. Visual analytics of multidimensional dynamic data with a financial case study. 237-247.
  • Pilyugin, V.V., Malikova, E.E., Adzhiev, V.D., Pasko, A.A., Pasko, G.I., Milman, I.E. and Popov, D.D., 2017. Activities related to scientific visualization at National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI", Moscow, Russia: Research, education and publications. 244-251.
  • Malikova, E., Pilyugin, V., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, G. and Pasko, A., 2017. Multisensory analytics: Case of visual-auditory analysis of scalar fields. 322-329.
  • Fayolle, P.A. and Pasko, A., 2015. User-assisted reverse modeling with evolutionary algorithms. 2176-2183.
  • Malikova, E., Pilyugin, V., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, G. and Pasko, A., 2014. Scientific visualization extended with sonification for data analysis. 348-352.
  • Abdallah, A., Fryazinov, O., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2014. 3D web-based shape modelling: Building up an adaptive architecture. 96-102.
  • Fryazinov, O., Sanchez, M., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A.A., 2013. Time-variant Volumetric Colors for Metamorphosis. Eurographics Association, 19-20.
  • Pasko, A.A., Adzhiev, V.D., Malikova, E.E. and Pilyugin, V.V., 2013. Facilitating creativity in education using constructive function-based modelling. 99-106.
  • Sanchez, M., Fryazinov, O. and Pasko, A., 2012. Efficient Evaluation of Continuous Signed Distance to a Polygonal Mesh. In: SCCG '12: Proceedings of the 28th Spring conference on Computer graphics 2-4 May 2012 Smolenice Castle, Slovakia. ACM Publishing House, 111-118.
  • Kravtsov, D., Fryazinov, O., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Comninos, P., 2011. A new hybrid approach to the animation of complex character interactions in games. In: 2011 Third International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications 4-6 May 2011 Athens, Greece. IEEE Computer Society, 8-15.
  • Kravtsov, D., Fryazinov, O., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Comninos, P., 2010. Real-time controlled metamorphosis of animated meshes using polygonal-functional hybrids.
  • Pasko, G., Kravtsov, D. and Pasko, A., 2010. Space-time blending with improved user control in real-time.
  • Fryazinov, O., Pasko, A. and Comninos, P., 2010. Extending Revised Affine Arithmetic for Fast Reliable Ray-tracing of Procedurally Defined Implicit Surfaces. In: VISIGRAPP 2010: International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications 17-21 May 2010 Angers, France. 199-207.
  • Fryazinov, O., Pasko, A. and Adzhiev, V., 2009. An exact representation of polygonal objects by C1-continuous scalar fields based on binary space partitioning. In: Yong, J.-H., Spagnuolo, M. and Wang, W., eds. SMI'09: International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications 26-28 June 2009 Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. IEEE Computer Society, 132-139.
  • Fryazinov, O. and Pasko, A., 2008. Interactive ray shading of FRep objects. In: Cunningham, S. and Skala, V., eds. WSCG' 2008, Communications Papers proceedings 4-7 February 2008 University of West Bohemia, Plzen - Bory, Czech Republic. Plzen, Czech Republic: University of West Bohemia, 145-152.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P., Fryazinov, O. and Pasko, A., 2007. Hybrid Modeling Based on the Implicit Complexes. In: GraphiCon'2007. International Conference on Computer Graphics and Vision 23-27 June 2007 Moscow State University, Moscow. Moscow: Moscow State University, 25-32.
  • Fryazinov, O. and Pasko, A., 2007. GPU-based real time FRep ray casting. In: GraphiCon'2007. International Conference on Computer Graphics and Vision and Vision, 23-27 June 2007 Moscow State University, Moscow. Moscow: Moscow State University, 69-74.
  • Fryazinov, O. and Pasko, A., 2007. GPU-based real time FRep ray casting. In: GraphiCon'2007. International Conference on Computer Graphics and Vision 23-27 June 2007 Moscow State University, Moscow. Moscow: Moscow State University, 69-74.
  • Fayolle, P.A., Pasko, A., Mirenkov, N., Rosenberger, C. and Toinard, C., 2006. Constructive tree recovery using genetic algorithms. 349-353.
  • Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V., Goto, Y. and Vilbrandt, C., 2005. Function-based Shape Modeling Framework in Multilevel Education. In: Bourdin, J.-J. and McCabe, H., eds. The European Association for Computer Graphics 26th Annual Conference, EUROGRAPHICS 2005, Education Papers 29 August-2 September 2005 Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Aire-la-Ville, Switzerland: The Eurographics Association and and The Image Synthesis Group, 19-24.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P., Pasko, A. and Schmitt, B., 2005. Modelling with implicit complexes. In: International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. ACM SIGGRAPH 2005 Sketches 31 July-4 August 2005 Los Angeles, California. New York, NY: ACM Press.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P., Pasko, A. and Schmitt, B., 2005. Heterogeneous Objects Modelling and Rendering Using Implicit Complexes. In: Banissi, E., Sarfraz, M., Roberts, J.C., Loften, B., Ursyn, A., Burkhard, R.A., Lee, A. and Andrienko, G., eds. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV’05) 6-8 July 2005 London, UK. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 854-859.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P., Pasko, A. and Schmitt, B., 2005. Construction of implicit complexes: a case-study. In: Skala, V., ed. WSCG 2005 The 13th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 31 January-4 February 2005 University of West Bohemia, Campus Bory, Plzen - Bory, Czech Republic. Pilsen, Czech Republic: University of West Bohemia, 219-226.
  • Someya, T., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Comninos, P., 2004. Direct Rapid Prototyping for Augmented Sculpting. In: Proceedings of Multimedia Art Asia Pacific (MAAP) 2004 27-28 October 2004 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Nieda, T., Pasko, A. and Kunii, T.L., 2004. Detection and classification of critical points for linear metamorphosis. 384-391.
  • Pasko, G., Pasko, A., Ikeda, M. and Kunii, T., 2004. Advanced metamorphosis based on bounded space-time blending. 211-217.
  • Nieda, T., Pasko, A. and Kunii, T.L., 2004. Detection of critical points for shape metamorphosis animation. 93-100.
  • Kazakov, M., Pasko, A. and Adzhiev, V., 2003. Interactive metamorphosis and carving in a multi-volume scene. New York: ACM Press, 103-110.
  • Vilbrandt, C., Pasko, G., Vilbrandt, T., Fayolle, P.-A., Kazakov, M., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Kunii, T.L., 2003. Reverse Construction of Cultural Heritage. In: GraphiCon'2003. International Conference on Computer Graphics and Vision 5-10 September 2003 Moscow State University, Moscow. Moscow: RL Labs JSC, 22-29.
  • Kartasheva, E., Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A., Fryazinov, O. and Gasilov, V., 2003. Discretization of functionally based heterogeneous objects. In: Proceedings of the eighth ACM symposium on Solid modeling and applications 16-20 June 2003 Seattle, Washington, USA. New York, NY: ACM Press, 145-156.
  • Adzhiev, V., Comninos, P., Kazakov, M. and Pasko, A., 2003. Functionally-based augmented sculpting. In: Pitas, I. and Thalmann, D., eds. Proceedings of RICHMEDIA 2003 : 1st International Workshop on Interactive Rich Media Content Production - Architectures, Technologies, Applications, Tools 9-10 October 2003 Lausanne, Switzerland. 31-42.
  • Schmitt, B., Pasko, A. and Schlick, C.M., 2003. Shape-driven deformations of functionally defined heterogeneous volumetric objects. In: GRAPHITE 2003, nternational Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and Southeast Asia 11-14 February 2003 Melbourne, Australia. ACM SIGGRAPH, 127-134.
  • Pasko, G., Pasko, A., Ikeda, M., Kunii, T. and IEEE, 2002. Bounded blending operations. 95-103.
  • Hibi, T. and Pasko, A., 2001. Graphical interface for design of geometric data structures. 134-147.
  • Ohtake, Y., Belyaev, A. and Pasko, A., 2001. Dynamic meshes for accurate polygonization of implicit surfaces with sharp features. In: Shape Modeling International 7-11 May 2001 Genoa, Italy. 74-81.
  • Goodwin, J.M., Goodwin, J.R., Pasko, A.A., Pasko, G.I. and Vilbrandt, C.W., 2001. Dancing Buddhas: New graphical tools for digital cultural heritage preservation. 345-352.
  • Pasko, G., Pasko, A., Vilbrandt, C. and Ikedo, T., 2001. Virtual Shikki and Sazaedo: Shape modeling in digital preservation of Japanese lacquer ware and temples. 147-154.
  • Schmitt, B., Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V. and Schlick, C.M., 2001. Constructive hypervolume textures. ACM: The Eurographics Association, 7-15.
  • Schmitt, B., Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V. and Schlick, C.M., 2001. Texturing through constructive modelling. Washington DC, USA: IEEE Computer Society, 190-200.
  • Fausett, E., Pasko, A. and Adzhiev, V., 2000. Space-time and higher dimensional modeling for animation. Washington DC, USA: IEEE Computer Society, 140-145.
  • Schmitt, B., Kazakov, M., Pasko, A. and Savchenko, V., 2000. Volume sculpting with 4D spline volumes. 475-481.
  • Savchenko, V.V. and Pasko, A.A., 1999. Evolutionary optimization of functionally defined shapes: Case study of natural optical objects. 20-24.
  • Adzhiev, V., Cartwright, R., Fausett, E., Ossipov, A., Pasko, A. and Savchenko, V.V., 1999. HyperFun project: a framework for collaborative multidimensional F-rep modeling. ACM, 59-69.
  • Pasko, A., Adzhiev, V. and Fausett, E., 1999. Multidimensional shape modeling for animation. Eurographics, 23-25.
  • Savchenko, V.V., Pasko, A.A., Sourin, A.I. and Kunii, T.L., 1998. Volume modelling: Representations and advanced operations. 4-13.
  • Belyaev, A.G., Pasko, A.A. and Kunii, T.L., 1998. Ridges and ravines on implicit surfaces. 530-535.
  • Ten, S.V., Savchenko, A.V., Pasko, A.A. and Savchenko, V.V., 1996. Computer assisted animation of volumetric objects. 312-319.
  • Adzhiev, V., Pasko, A. and Sarkisov, A.V., 1996. HyperJazz project: development of geometric modelling systems with inherent symbolic interactivity. In: Proceedings CSG 96. Information Geometers April 1996 Winchester, UK. 183-198.
  • TEN, S.V., SAVCHENKO, V.V. and PASKO, A.A., 1995. TIME PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF IMPLICIT SURFACES POLYGONIZATION ON DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS. 183-193.
  • SAVCHENKO, V.V. and PASKO, A.A., 1995. PARALLEL POLYGONIZATION OF IMPLICIT SURFACES ON TRANSPUTERS - ALGORITHM, TIME PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, AND RENDERING RESULTS. 22-30.
  • SAVCHENKO, V.V. and PASKO, A.A., 1994. SIMULATION OF DYNAMIC INTERACTION BETWEEN RIGID BODIES WITH TIME-DEPENDENT IMPLICITLY DEFINED SURFACES. 122-129.
  • SOURIN, A.I. and PASKO, A.A., 1994. TIME DEPENDENT SET-THEORETIC OPERATIONS FOR FUNCTIONALLY REPRESENTED SOLID OBJECTS. 222-229.
  • Adzhiev, V., Beynon, M. and Pasko, A., 1994. Interactive Geometric Modelling Based on R-functions: an Agent-oriented Approach. In: Proceedings of CSG 94 : set-theoretic solid modelling techniques and applications 13-15 April 1994 Winchester. Winchester: Information Geometers, 253-272.

Reports

Posters

Grants

  • Digisol: The Application Possibilities of Digital Solutions in Businesses, Health Care and Education (EU Interreg IV A, 01 Nov 2013). Awarded
  • SHIVA: Sculpture for Health-care: Interaction and Virtual Art in 3D (EU INTERREG IVA, 01 Feb 2010). Awarded

Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Russia, 1988)
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