cino

Marco Livesu (cino)

I'm a computer graphics researcher at CNR-IMATI, working mainly in geometry processing for engineering, animation and fabrication. If you like my work, want to make a paper together, or are doing something you think I might be interested in, you can reach me at:

Email: marco.livesu@gmail.com
Phone: +39 010 64 75 624
Skype: cino.83

Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche (IMATI)
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
Via de Marini, 6
16149 Genoa (Italy)


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Timeline

from Dec 2016
Tenured Researcher at CNR IMATI

from Nov 2016 to Dec 2016
Researcher at CNR IMATI

from Oct 2015 to Oct 2016
Postdoctoral Fellow at CNR IMATI

from Mar 2015 to Sep 2015
Researcher at University of Cagliari

from Feb 2015 to Aug 2015
Visiting Researcher at University of Genoa

from Jun 2014 to Jan 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of British Columbia

from Sep 2012 to Apr 2013
Visiting PhD at University of British Columbia

from Jan 2011 to May 2014
PhD at University of Cagliari



News

  • 04-11-2019 Our work on shape optimization for combined additive/subtractive manufacturing has been published at JOM
  • 25-10-2019 I will be serving on the short papers committee for Eurographics 2020
  • 27-09-2019 Today I am giving a talk about hexahedral mesh generation and visualization at INRIA, hosted by Evelyne Hubert
  • 25-03-2019 The paper based upon CinoLib has been accepted for publication in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
  • 25-03-2019 Our work on assemblable volumetric partitioning for fabrication is conditionally accepted at SIGGRAPH 2019!
  • 25-03-2019 Our work on cage generation has been conditionally accepted for publication at Computers & Graphics
  • 21-03-2019 Our extended study on gradient fields has been accepted for publication at Computers & Graphics
  • 01-03-2019 Our extended work on slice2mesh has been accepted for publication at Computers & Graphics
  • 08-02-2019 From Feb 10 to Mar 02 I will be visiting Prof. Daniele Panozzo and his group at NYU
  • 14-12-2018 The paper based upon our hexmesh visualization tool, HexaLab, has been officially accepted for publication at CAD
  • 15-11-2018 Tomorrow I'll be talking about process planning for 3D printing at University of Verona, hosted by Prof. A.Giachetti
  • 12-09-2018 Our work on height field decomposition will be presented at SIGGRAPH Asia 2018, Tokyo (Japan)
  • 29-08-2018 I have three papers accepted for presentation at STAG 2018
  • 16-07-2018 The submission deadline for STAG 2018 is approaching. We are looking forward to receiving your submissions :-)
  • 16-07-2018 Our paper on topology driven shape chartification has been accepted for publication at CAGD
  • 26-06-2018 Our book on Design and Process Planning for Additive Manufacturing has been released
  • 18-06-2018 We publicly released HexaLab! A visualization tool for hexahedral meshes
  • 04-05-2018 Our paper on height field block decomposition has been accepted for publication at ACM TOG
  • 04-05-2018 I will serve on the program committee for GRAPP 2019
  • 04-04-2018 I am happy to announce that I joined the editorial board of the PLOS One journal
  • 04-04-2018 Our paper on topology driven shape chartification has been conditionally accepted for publication at CAGD
  • 25-03-2018 Next June I will be talking about shape decomposition for manufacturing in Arcachon, at Curves and Surfaces
  • 23-03-2018 Next October B.Bickel, F.Pellacini, L.Malomo, J.Martìnez and I will be teaching AM at the EGIT PhD School 2018
  • 23-03-2018 STAG 2018 website is up and running. We are looking forward to receiving many submissions!
  • 25-01-2018 My joint work with IMATI Pavia on FETI-DP preconditioners for VEM has been conditionally accepted for publication
  • 09-01-2018 My extended work on discrete hyper surfaces relaxation has been accepted at the Computers & Graphics journal
  • 04-01-2018 I will serve as program chair for STAG 2018
  • 20-10-2017 My work on discrete hyper surfaces relaxation has been shortlisted for a journal extended version
  • 22-08-2017 My C++ library for processing polygonal and polyhedral meshes (CinoLib) is now publicly available on GitHub
  • 22-08-2017 My paper on relaxing n dimensional discrete hyper surfaces has been accepted at STAG 2017
  • 18-05-2017 I will serve on the program committee for STAG 2017. Call for papers is now open.
  • 28-04-2017 Our paper on solid cylindrical maps for tubular shapes has been accepted at SPM 2017
  • 25-04-2017 I served as Guest Academic Editor for the PLOS One journal
  • 28-03-2017 I will serve on the program committee for GRAPP 2018
  • 28-03-2017 I will serve on the program committee for SIBGRAPI 2017
  • 23-12-2016 Our survey on Process Planning for Additive Manufacturing has been conditionally accepted at EUROGRAPHICS 2017




Software



A generic programming header only C++ library
for processing polygonal and polyhedral meshes

[ GitHub ]



HexaLab.net: an Online Viewer for Hexahedral Meshes
[ WebPage, GitHub ]



Books


Design, Representations, and Processing for Additive Manufacturing
Marco Attene, Marco Livesu, Sylvain Lefebvre, Thomas Funkhouser,
Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Stefano Ellero, Jonàs Martínez, Amit Haim Bermano
Morgan & Claypool Publishers - Synthesis Lectures on Visual Computing (2018)
[ WebPage ]



Publications


Real-time Deformation with Coupled Cages and Skeletons
Fabrizio Corda, Jean Marc Thiery, Marco Livesu, Enrico Puppo,
Tamy Boubekeur, Riccardo Scateni
arXiv:1909.02807
[ PDF ]



Loopy Cuts: Surface-Field Aware
Block Decomposition for Hex-Meshing

Marco Livesu*, Nico Pietroni*, Enrico Puppo, Alla Sheffer, Paolo Cignoni
(* joint first authors)
arXiv:1903.10754
[ PDF ]



Benchmark of Polygon Quality Metrics for Polytopal Element Methods
Marco Attene, Silvia Biasotti, Silvia Bertoluzza, Daniela Cabiddu, Marco Livesu,
Giuseppe Patanè, Micol Pennacchio, Daniele Prada, Michela Spagnuolo
arXiv:1906.01627
[ PDF ]


Parametric Shape Optimization for Combined
Additive-Subtractive Manufacturing

Lorenzo Tamellini, Michele Chiumenti, Christian Altenhofen, Marco Attene, Oliver Barrowclough, Marco Livesu, Federico Marini, Massimiliano Martinelli, Vibeke Skytt,
JOM - The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (2019)
[ PDF, BibTex ]


Surface2Volume: Surface Segmentation Conforming
Assemblable Volumetric Partition

Chrystiano Araújo*, Daniela Cabiddu*, Marco Attene, Marco Livesu,
Nicholas Vining, Alla Sheffer
(* joint first authors)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2019, Los Angeles, USA)
[ PDF, Data, Project page, YouTube, BibTex ]



Skeleton Based Cage Generation Guided by Harmonic Fields
Sara Casti, Marco Livesu, Nicolas Mellado, Nadine Abu Rumman, Riccardo Scateni,
Loïc Barthe, Enrico Puppo
Computers & Graphics (2019)
[ PDF, Code, BibTex ]


CinoLib: A generic programming header only C++ library
for processing polygonal and polyhedral meshes
Marco Livesu
Transactions on Computational Science (2019)
[ PDF, GitHub, BibTex ]


A Comparison of Methods for
Gradient Field Estimation on Simplicial Meshes

Claudio Mancinelli, Marco Livesu, Enrico Puppo
Computers & Graphics (2019)
extends "Gradient Field Estimation on Triangle Meshes"
[ PDF, Code, BibTex ]


slice2mesh: a Meshing Tool for the Simulation
of Additive Manufacturing Processes

Marco Livesu, Daniela Cabiddu, Marco Attene
Computers & Graphics (2019)
extends "slice2mesh: meshing sliced data for the simulation of AM Processes"
[ PDF, PPT, Code, BibTex ]



HexaLab.net: an Online Viewer for Hexahedral Meshes
Matteo Bracci*, Marco Tarini*, Nico Pietroni, Marco Livesu, Paolo Cignoni
(* joint first authors)
Computer Aided Design (2019)
[ PDF, WebPage, Code, BibTex ]



FETI-DP Preconditioners for the Virtual Element Method
on General 2D Meshes

Daniele Prada, Silvia Bertoluzza, Micol Pennacchio, Marco Livesu
Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering (2019)
Numerical Mathematics and Advanced Applications - ENUMATH 2017
[ PDF, BibTex ]



Axis-Aligned Height-Field
Block Decomposition of 3D Shapes

Alessandro Muntoni, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni, Alla Sheffer, Daniele Panozzo
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2018, Tokyo, Japan)
[ PDF, Project Page, Data, Code, BibTex ]



A Heat Flow Based Relaxation Scheme
for n Dimensional Discrete Hyper Surfaces

Marco Livesu
Computers & Graphics (2018)
extends "Heat Flow Based Relaxation of n Dimensional Discrete Hyper Surfaces"
[ PDF, Project Page, PPT, Code, BibTex ]



CageLab: an Interactive Tool for Cage-Based Deformations
Sara Casti, Fabrizio Corda, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
STAG - Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics 2018 (Brescia, Italy)
[ PDF, Code, BibTex ]



slice2mesh: meshing sliced data
for the simulation of AM Processes

Marco Livesu, Daniela Cabiddu, Marco Attene
STAG - Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics 2018 (Brescia, Italy)
[ Journal version, PDF, PPT, Code, BibTex ]




Gradient Field Estimation on Triangle Meshes
Claudio Mancinelli, Marco Livesu, Enrico Puppo
STAG - Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics 2018 (Brescia, Italy)
[ Journal version, PDF, BibTex ]




Topology-Driven Shape Chartification
Tommaso Sorgente, Silvia Biasotti, Marco Livesu Michela Spagnuolo
Computer Aided Geometric Design (2018)
[ PDF, BibTex ]




Heat Flow Based Relaxation of n
Dimensional Discrete Hyper Surfaces

Marco Livesu
STAG - Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics 2017 (Catania, Italy)
[ Journal version, PDF, Project Page, PPT, Code, BibTex ]




Explicit Cylindrical Maps for General Tubular Shapes
Marco Livesu, Marco Attene, Giuseppe Patanè, Michela Spagnuolo
Computer Aided Design (SPM 2017, Berkeley, USA)
[ PDF, PPT, Data, BibTex ]



From 3D Models to 3D Prints:
an Overview of the Processing Pipeline

Marco Livesu, Stefano Ellero, Jonàs Martínez, Sylvain Lefebvre, Marco Attene
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics STAR 2017, Lyon, France)
[ PDF, BibTex ]



Skeleton-driven Adaptive Hexahedral Meshing
of Tubular Shapes

Marco Livesu, Alessandro Muntoni, Enrico Puppo, Riccardo Scateni
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics 2016, Okinawa, Japan)
[ PDF, Data, Project Page, BibTex ]



Polycube Simplification for Coarse Layouts
of Surfaces and Volumes

Gianmarco Cherchi, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
Computer Graphics Forum (SGP 2016, Berlin, Germany)
[ PDF, Data, Project Page, BibTex ]



Extraction of the Quad Layout of a Triangle Mesh
Guided by its Curve-Skeleton

Francesco Usai, Marco Livesu, Enrico Puppo, Marco Tarini, Riccardo Scateni
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, Kobe, Japan)
[ PDF, Data, PPT, FF, YouTube, Project Page, BibTex ]




Practical Hex-Mesh Optimization via
Edge-Cone Rectification

Marco Livesu, Alla Sheffer, Nicholas Vining, Marco Tarini
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2015, Los Angeles, USA)
[ PDF, PPT, FF, Data, YouTube, Project Page, BibTex ]



Practical Medial Axis Filtering for
Occlusion-Aware Contours

Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
STAG - Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics 2015 (Verona, Italy)
[ PDF, Data, PPT, Project Page, BibTex ]




Understanding The Structure of 3D Shapes:
Poycubes and Curve-Skeletons

Marco Livesu
PhD Thesis (University of Cagliari, 2014, Italy)
[ PDF, PPT, BibTex ]



PolyCut: Monotone Graph-Cuts for PolyCube
Base-Complex Construction

Marco Livesu, Nicholas Vining, Alla Sheffer, James Gregson, Riccardo Scateni
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2013, Hong Kong)
[ PDF, PPT, PPT(FF), DATA SRF VOL, YouTube, Project Page, Patent, BibTex ]



Rigid Registration of Different Poses of Animated Shapes
Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
Journal of WSCG (WSCG 2013, Plzen, Czech Republic)
[ PDF, Code, PPT, BibTex ]


Extracting Curve-Skeletons from Digital Shapes Using
Occluding Contours

Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
The Visual Computer (CGI 2013, Hannover, Germany)
[ PDF, Data, PPT, Project Page, BibTex ]


Reconstructing the Curve-Skeleton of 3D Shapes
Using the Visual Hull

Marco Livesu, Fabio Guggeri, Riccardo Scateni
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG, 2012)
[ PDF, Data, PPT, YouTube 1 2 3, Project Page, BibTex ]



Gestural Interaction for Robot Motion Control
Giuseppe Broccia, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
Proceedings of Eurographics Italian Chapter 2011 (Salerno, Italy)
[ PDF, YouTube, Project Page, BibTex ]



Tools and Applications for Teaching
and Research in Computer Graphics

Fabio Guggeri, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
Proceedings of Eurographics Italian Chapter 2010 (Genoa, Italy)
[ PDF, BibTex ]