Jovan Popović

Senior Principal Scientist

Creative Intelligence Lab, Seattle

After receiving his B.S. degrees in mathematics and computer science in 1995, Jovan attended University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University where he received a Ph.D. in computer science. In 2001, he joined the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until leaving for Seattle in 2008 to join the Advanced Technology Labs at Adobe. Today, his research interests span the areas of computer animation and geometric modeling.

For complete and up-to-date list of publications see this profile in addition to the list below.

My Publications

ToonCap: A Layered Deformable Model for Capturing Poses From Cartoon Characters

Fan, X., Bermano, A., Kim, V., Popović, J., Rusinkiewicz, S. (May. 31, 2018)
Expressive

Data-Driven Guides: Supporting Expressive Design for Information Graphics

Kim, N., Schweickart, E., Liu, L., Dontcheva, M., Li, W., Popović, J., Pfister, H. (Aug. 8, 2016)
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Volume: 23, Issue 1)

Animal Locomotion Controllers From Scratch

Wampler, K., Popović, J., Popović, Z. (May. 1, 2013)
Eurographics 2013 – Proceedings of the Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, 32 (2), May 2013

Physics Storyboards

Ha, S., McCann, J., Liu, C., Popović, J. (May. 1, 2013)
Eurographics 2013 – Proceedings of the Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, 32 (2), May 2013

Temporally Coherent Completion of Dynamic Shapes

Li, H., Luo, L., Vlasic, D., Peers, P., Popović, J., Pauly, M., Rusinkiewicz, S. (Jan. 2, 2012)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 31(1), 2012

6D hands: markerless hand-tracking for computer aided design

Wang, R., Paris, S., Popović, J. (Oct. 3, 2011)
In Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), 2011, 549-558.

Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Deformation

Jacobson, A., Baran, I., Popović, J., Sorkine, O. (Aug. 7, 2011)
SIGGRAPH 2011 – International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques , Aug. 7 - 11

Composite control of physically simulated characters

Muico, U., Popović, J., Popovic, Z. (Aug. 7, 2011)
SIGGRAPH 2011 – International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques , Aug. 7 - 11

Simulating 2D Gaits with a Phase-Indexed Tracking Controller

Abe, Y., Popović, J. (Jul. 1, 2011)
Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE , vol.31, no.4, pp.22-33, July-Aug

Motion Fields for Interactive Character Locomotion

Lee, Y., Wampler, K., Bernstein, G., Popović, J., Popović, Z. (Feb. 1, 2010)
In ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia) , 29 (6), 138

Sketching Clothoid Splines Using Shortest Paths

Baran, I., Lehtinen, J., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2010)
In Eurographics 2010

Dynamic Shape Capture Using Multi-View Photometric Stereo

Vlasic, D., Peers, P., Baran, I., Debevec, P., Popović, J., Rusinkiewicz, S., Matusik, W. (Nov. 22, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia) , 28(5), Article 174

Semantic Deformation Transfer

Baran, I., Vlasic, D., Grinspun, E., Popović, J. (Feb. 16, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 28(3), 36:1-36:6

Linear Bellman Combination for Control of Character Animation

da, S., Durand, F., Popović, J. (Feb. 14, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 28(3), 82:1-82:10

Real-Time Hand-Tracking with a Color Glove

Wang, R., Popović, J. (Feb. 13, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 28(3), 63:1-63:8

Contact-aware Nonlinear Control of Dynamic Characters

Muico, U., Lee, Y., Popović, J., Popović, Z. (Feb. 7, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 28(3), 81:1-81:9

Deformable Object Animation Using Reduced Optimal Control

Barbič, J., da, S., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2009)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH) , 28(3), 53:1-53:9

Articulated Mesh Animation from Multi-view Silhouettes

Vlasic, D., Baran, I., Matusik, W., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2008)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 27(3) , 97:1-97:9

Interactive Simulation of Stylized Human Locomotion

da, S., Abe, Y., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2008)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 27(3) , 82:1-82:10

Real-time Control of Physically Based Simulations using Gentle Forces

Barbič, J., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2008)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 27(5) , 163:1-163:10

Simulation of Human Motion Data using Short-Horizon Model-Predictive Control

da, S., Abe, Y., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2008)
Computer Graphics Forum 27(2), 371-380

Automatic Rigging and Animation of 3D Characters

Baran, I., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2007)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 26(3) , 72:1-72:8

Guided Time Warping for Motion Editing

Hsu, E., da, S., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2007)
In Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) , 42-52

Multiobjective Control with Frictional Contacts

Abe, Y., da, S., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2007)
In Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) , 249-258

Practical Motion Capture in Everyday Surroundings

Vlasic, D., Adelsberger, R., Vannucci, G., Barnwell, J., Gross, M., Matusik, W., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2007)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 26(3) , 35:1-35:9

Real-Time Enveloping with Rotational Regression

Wang, R., Pulli, K., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2007)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 26(3) , 73:1-73:9

Interactive Animation of Dynamic Manipulation

Abe, Y., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2006)
In Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) ,195-203

Inverse Kinematics for Reduced Deformable Models

Der, K., Sumner, R., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2006)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 25(3) , 1174-1179

Adaptation of performed ballistic motion

Sulejmanpašić, A., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2005)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 24(1) , 165-179

Face Transfer with Multilinear Models

Vlasic, D., Brand, M., Pfister, H., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2005)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 24(3) , 426-433

Mesh-based Inverse Kinematics

Sumner, R., Zwicker, M., Gotsman, C., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2005)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 24(3) , 488-495

Style Translation for Human Motion

Hsu, E., Pulli, K., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2005)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 24(3) , 1082-1089

Deformation transfer for triangle meshes

Sumner, R., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2004)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 23(3) , 399-405

Example-based control of human motion

Hsu, E., Gentry, S., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2004)
In Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) , 69-77

Continuous Capture of Skin Deformation

Sand, P., McMillan, L., Popović, J. (Feb. 1, 2003)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 22(3) , 578-586

Motion Sketching for Control of Rigid-Body Simulations

Popović, J., Seitz, S., Erdmann, M. (Feb. 1, 2003)
ACM Transactions on Graphics 22(4) , 1034-1054

Interactive Manipulation of Rigid Body Simulations

Popović, J., Seitz, S., Erdmann, M., Popović, Z., Witkin, A. (Feb. 1, 2000)
In Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 209-218

Progressive Simplicial Complexes

Popović, J., Hoppe, H. (Feb. 1, 1997)
In Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 217-224

Interactive Multiresolution Surface Viewing

Certain, A., Popović, J., DeRose, T., Duchamp, T., Salesin, D., Stuetzle, W. (Feb. 1, 1996)
In Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 91-98