Projects Available

Students can propose variants of project or new projects. Please contact Prof Nadia Thalmann, nadiathalmann@ntu.edu.sg for more information on research projects from prospective advisors in the research areas outlined below.

Virtual Reality

 

  • 3D Tele-presence
  • 3D Immersion
  • Perception of virtual environment
  • Serious games and game special effects
  • Digital heritage, Virtual 3D museums
Social Robotics

 

  • Interactive and emotional social robots
  • Action recognition
  • Multi-party interaction
  • Object detection for social robots
  • Modelling of emotions, personality, intention, memory
  • Decision making processes
Virtual Humans Behaviour

 

  • Avatars and agents : a seamless transition
  • Intelligent virtual humans
  • Modelling of senses for Virtual Humans
  • Gesture coordination, Integration of gestures and speech
  • Autonomous virtual teachers and personal coaches
Medical Simulation and Education

 

  • Segmentation of Medical Data
  • 3D reconstruction from MRI
  • Multi-scale modelling and simulation of human articulation
  • Sensor-based medical coach
  • Modelling of soft tissues
  • Models of locomotion and grasping for disable people
Cognitive Vision

 

  • Computational modeling of visual attention
  • Context-aware visual search
  • Object recognition and image classification
  • Deep convolutional and recurrent neural networks
  • Unsupervised and semi-supervised learning