Below is a reverse chronological list of my publications with links to online copies of the papers. If you download a paper, please adhere to the copyright terms and constraints of all authors and publishers.

A complete list of publications is also available at the Visualization and Graphics Lab page.



2015 - present

All publications (beginning 2015) are listed at the Visualization and Graphics Lab page.





2014


teaser Dilip Mathew Thomas and Vijay Natarajan.
Multiscale symmetry detection in scalar fields by clustering contours. [supplementary material]
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE SciVis 2014), 20 (12), 2014, 2427-2436.
teaser Talha Bin Masood, Hari Krishna Malladi, and Vijay Natarajan.
Facet-JFA: Faster computation of discrete Voronoi diagrams. [supplementary material]
ICVGIP , 2014, 1-8.
teaser Kanuj Kumar, Vijay Natarajan, S. K. Sikdar, and Kalyan V. Srinivas.
An interactive framework for reconstructing 3D neuronal structures. [video]
ICVGIP , 2014, 1-8.
teaser Eugene Zhang and Vijay Natarajan.
Derived fields.
In Scientific Visualization: Uncertainty, Multifield, Biomedical, and Scalable Visualization.
C. D. Hansen, M. Chen, C. R. Johnson, A. E. Kaufman, and H. Hagen (editors),
Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2014, 139-160.
teaser Robert S. Laramee, Hamish Carr, Min Chen, Helwig Hauser, Lars Linsen, Klaus Mueller, Vijay Natarajan, Harald Obermaier, Ronald Peikert, and Eugene Zhang.
Future challenges and unsolved problems in multi-field visualization.
In Scientific Visualization: Uncertainty, Multifield, Biomedical, and Scalable Visualization.
C. D. Hansen, M. Chen, C. R. Johnson, A. E. Kaufman, and H. Hagen (editors),
Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2014, 205-214.


2013


teaser Dilip Mathew Thomas and Vijay Natarajan.
Detecting symmetry in scalar fields using augmented extremum graphs. [supplementary material]
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE SciVis 2013), 19 (12), 2013, 2663-2672.
teaser Harish Doraiswamy, Vijay Natarajan and Ravi S. Nanjundiah.
An exploration framework to identify and track movement of cloud systems.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE SciVis 2013), 19 (12), 2013, 2896-2905.
teaser N. Anurag Murty, Vijay Natarajan and Sathish Vadhiyar.
Efficient homology computations on multicore and manycore systems.
HiPC '13: Proc. Intl. Conf. High Performance Computing, 2013, 1-10.
teaser Preeti Malakar, Vijay Natarajan, Sathish S. Vadhiyar and Ravi S. Nanjundiah.
A diffusion-based processor reallocation strategy for tracking multiple dynamically varying weather phenomena.
ICPP 2013: Proc. Intl. Conf. Parallel Processing, 2013, 50-59.
teaser Harish Doraiswamy, Nithin Shivashankar, Vijay Natarajan, and Yusu Wang.
Topological saliency.
Computers & Graphics, 37 (7), 2013, 787-799. [Elsevier link]
teaser Raghavendra Sridharamurthy, Harish Doraiswamy, Siddharth Patel, Raghavan Varadarajan, and Vijay Natarajan.
Extraction of robust voids and pockets in proteins. [supplementary material]
EuroVis 2013: Eurographics Conference on Visualization (short paper), 2013.
teaser Talha Bin Masood, Dilip Mathew Thomas, and Vijay Natarajan.
Scalar field visualization via extraction of symmetric structures.
The Visual Computer (CGI 2013), 29 (6-8), 2013, 761-771. [Springer link]
teaser Harish Doraiswamy and Vijay Natarajan.
Computing Reeb graphs as a union of contour trees.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19 (2), 2013, 249-262.


2012


teaser Senthilnathan Maadasamy, Harish Doraiswamy, and Vijay Natarajan.
A hybrid parallel algorithm for computing and tracking level set topology.
HiPC '12: Proc. Intl. Conf. High Performance Computing, 2012, 1-10.
teaser Pranav D. Bagur, Nithin Shivashankar, and Vijay Natarajan.
Improved quadric surface impostors for large bio-molecular visualization. [video, subtitles]
ICVGIP, 2012, 33.1-33.8.
teaser Preeti Malakar, Thomas George, Sameer Kumar, Rashmi Mittal, Vijay Natarajan, Yogish Sabharwal, Vaibhav Saxena, and Sathish S. Vadhiyar.
A divide and conquer strategy for scaling weather simulations with multiple regions of interest.
SC 2012: Proc. IEEE/ACM Supercomputing, 2012, 37.1--37.11.
(Best Student Paper Award Finalist)
teaser Nithin Shivashankar and Vijay Natarajan.
Parallel computation of 3D Morse-Smale complexes. [supplementary material]
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2012), 31(3), 2012, 965-974.
teaser Nithin Shivashankar, Senthilnathan M., and Vijay Natarajan.
Parallel computation of 2D Morse-Smale complexes. [supplementary material]
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(10), 2012, 1757-1770.
teaser Dilip Mathew Thomas, Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, Deepak Karkala, and Vijay Natarajan.
Mesh simplification based on edge collapsing could improve computational efficiency in near infrared optical tomographic imaging.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (issue on biophotonics), 18(4), 2012, 1493-1501.
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Harish Doraiswamy and Vijay Natarajan.
Output-sensitive construction of Reeb graphs. [video]
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(1), 2012, 146-159.
Conference version:
Efficient output-sensitive construction of Reeb graphs.
ISAAC '08: Proc. Intl. Symp. Algorithms and Computation, LNCS 5369, Springer-Verlag, 2008, 557-568.
teaser Vijeth Dinesha, Neeharika Adabala, and Vijay Natarajan.
Uncertainty visualization using HDR volume rendering. [video, subtitles]
The Visual Computer, 28(3), 2012, 265-278.


2011


teaser Dilip Mathew Thomas and Vijay Natarajan.
Symmetry in scalar field topology. [supplementary material]
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Vis 2011), 17(12), 2011, 2035-2044.
teaser Suthambhara Nagaraj, Vijay Natarajan, and Ravi S. Nanjundiah.
A gradient-based comparison measure for visual analysis of multifield data.
[supplementary material]
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2011), 30(3), 2011, 1101-1110.
(Third Best Paper Award)
teaser Dilip Mathew Thomas, Vijay Natarajan, and Georges-Pierre Bonneau.
Link conditions for simplifying meshes with embedded structures.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17(7), 2011, 2007-2019.
teaser Suthambhara N. and Vijay Natarajan.
Relation-aware isosurface extraction in multi-field data.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17(2), 2011, 182-191.
teaser Preeti Malakar, Vijay Natarajan, and Sathish Vadhiyar.
INST: An integrated steering framework for critical weather applications.
ICCS 2011: Proc. International Conference on Computational Science,
Procedia Computer Science, 4, 2011, 116-125.
teaser Suthambhara N. and Vijay Natarajan.
Simplification of Jacobi sets.
In Topological Data Analysis and Visualization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications.
Valerio Pascucci, Xavier Tricoche, Hans Hagen, and Julien Tierny (editors),
Springer-Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2011, 91-102.


2010


teaser Preeti Malakar, Vijay Natarajan, and Sathish Vadhiyar.
An adaptive framework for simulation and online remote visualization of critical climate applications in resource-constrained environments.
SC 2010: Proc. IEEE/ACM Supercomputing , 2010, 10.1-10.11.
teaser Ichitaro Yamazaki, Vijay Natarajan, Zhaojun Bai, and Bernd Hamann.
Segmenting point-sampled surfaces.
The Visual Computer, 26(12), 2010, 1421-1433. [Springer link]
Conference version:
Segmenting Point Sets.
SMI '06: Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Shape Modeling and Applications, 2006, 4-13.
teaser Harish Doraiswamy, Aneesh Sood, and Vijay Natarajan.
Constructing Reeb graphs using cylinder maps. [video, subtitles]
SoCG 2010: ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, Video / Multimedia track, 2010.


2009


teaser Scott E. Dillard, Vijay Natarajan, Gunther H. Weber, Valerio Pascucci, and Bernd Hamann.
Topology-guided tessellation of quadratic elements.
Invited paper in Intl. J. Computational Geometry and Applications, 19(2), 2009, 195-211.
(invited paper in special issue of Intl. Symp. Algorithms and Computation, 2006).
Conference version:
Tessellation of quadratic elements.
ISAAC '06: Proc. Intl. Symp. Algorithms and Computation, LNCS 4288, Springer-Verlag, 2006, 722-731.
teaser Harish Doraiswamy and Vijay Natarajan.
Efficient algorithms for computing Reeb graphs.
Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, 42, 2009, 606-616. [Elsevier link]


2008


teaser Manohar B. Srikanth, P.C. Mathias, Vijay Natarajan, Prakash Naidu, and Timothy Poston.
Visibility volumes for interactive path optimization.
The Visual Computer (Computer Graphics International 2008), 23, 2008, 1-13. [Springer link]


2007


teaser Vijay Natarajan, Patrice Koehl, Yusu Wang, and Bernd Hamann.
Visual analysis of biomolecular surfaces.
In Mathematical Methods for Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences.
L. Linsen, H. Hagen, and B. Hamann (editors),
Springer Verlag, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2007, 237-255.
teaser Attila Gyulassy, Vijay Natarajan, Valerio Pascucci, and Bernd Hamann.
Efficient computation of Morse-Smale complexes for three-dimensional scalar functions.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE Conf. Visualization 2007), 13(6), 2007, 1440-1447.
teaser Attila Gyulassy, Mark Duchaineau, Vijay Natarajan, Valerio Pascucci, Eduardo Bringa, Andrew Higginbotham, and Bernd Hamann.
Topologically clean distance fields.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE Conf. Visualization 2007), 13(6), 2007, 1432-1439.
teaser Oliver G. Staadt, Vijay Natarajan, Gunther H. Weber, David F. Wiley, and Bernd Hamann.
Interactive processing and visualization of image data for biomedical and life science applications.
M. Auer, H. Peng and A. Singh (editors),
BMC Cell Biology (special issue), 8:S10, 2007.


2005-2006 2001-2004

Ph.D. Dissertation

Technical Reports and Abstracts



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