Dr. Rafael Pagés

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Stack B, Custom House Quay
Email: rafael.pages@scss.tcd.ie

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Research Topics


Dr. Rafael Pagés is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. He received the Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree (integrated B.Sc. and M.Sc. accredited by ABET) and the Doctor Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree (Ph.D. in
Communications) from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain, in 2010 and 2016, respectively. Since 2016, he has been member of V-SENSE group at Trinity College Dublin. His research interests include 3D reconstruction, free-viewpoint video, VR/AR, computer vision, and image processing.

Research Topics

Optimization of Occlusion-Inducing Depth Pixels in 3-D Video Coding

Abstract The optimization of occlusion-inducing depth pixels in depth map coding has received little attention in the literature, since their ...
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Egocentric Gesture Recognition for Head-Mounted AR devices

Natural interaction with virtual objects in AR/VR environments makes for a smooth user experience. Gestures are a natural extension from ...
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Jonathan Swift in VR/AR- Long Room Project

  The Long Room holds a very special place in the hearts of students, staff, alumni of Trinity College Dublin, ...
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Affordable content creation for free-viewpoint video and VR/AR applications

Abstract: We present a scalable pipeline for Free-Viewpoint Video (FVV) content creation, considering also visualisation in Augmented Reality (AR) and ...
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Virtual Play, after Samuel Beckett

Virtual Play is a reinterpretation of Samuel Beckett’s ground-breaking 1963 text, Play, with a view to engaging a 21st Century viewership that is ...
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Scientific Journal Papers

  • G. Ortiz-Jiménez, F. García-Rial, L. Úbeda-Medina, R. Pagés, N. García, J. Grajal, “Simulation Framework for a 3D High Resolution Imaging Radar at 300 GHz with a Scattering Model based on Rendering Techniques”, IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, ) Online since 24-May-2017. doi: 10.1109/TTHZ.2017.2702590
  • R. Pagés, D. Berjón, F. Morán, N. García, “Seamless, Static Multi-texturing of 3D Meshes”, Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 228-238, Feb. 2015. doi:10.1111/cgf.12508
  • R. Pagés, D. Berjón, F. Morán, “Automatic System for Virtual Human Reconstruction with 3D Mesh Multi-Texturing and Facial Enhancement”, Elsevier’s journal “Signal Processing: Image Communications” 28, 9 pp.1089-1099. Oct. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.image.2013.07.001

International Conference Papers

  • D. Berjón, R. Pagés, F. Morán, “Fast feature matching for detailed point cloud generation”, Int. Conf. on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications, IPTA2016, Oulu, Finland, 12-15 Dec 2016. doi: 10.1109/IPTA.2016.7820978
  • R. Pagés, S. García, D. Berjón, F. Morán, “SPLASH: A Hybrid 3D Modeling/Rendering Approach Mixing Splats and Meshes”, 20th Int. Conf. on 3D Web Technology, Web3D 2015, Heraklion, Greece, pp. 231-234, 18-21 Jun. 2015. doi: 10.1145/2775292.2775320
  • S. García, R. Pagés, D. Berjón, F. Morán, “Textured Splat-Based Point Clouds for Rendering in Handheld Devices”, 20th Int. Conf. on 3D Web Technology, Web3D 2015, Heraklion, Greece, pp. 227-230, 18-21 Jun. 2015. doi: 10.1145/2775292.2782779
  • R. Pagés, F. Morán, “3D Facial Merging for Virtual Human Reconstruction”, proc. of IEEE 3DTV conf. 2012, pp. 1-4, Zürich, Switzerland, 15-17 Oct. 2012. doi: 10.1109/3DTV.2012.6365448
  • R. Pagés, F. Morán, L. Salgado, D. Berjón, “Refined Facial Disparity Maps for Automatic Creation of 3D Avatars”, proc. of IS&T/SPIE conf. on 3D Image Processing and Applications 2012 (SPIE vol. 8290), pp. 82900J-[1-8], San Francisco Airport (CA), USA, 24-26 Jan. 2012. doi: 10.1117/12.908259
  • R. Pagés, S. Arnaldo, F. Morán, “Face Lift Surgery for Reconstructed Virtual Humans”, proc. of IEEE conf. on Cyberworlds 2011, pp. 249-253, Banff, Canada, 4-6 Oct. 2011. doi: 10.1109/CW.2011.13
  • D. Fuentes, R. Pagés, F. Morán, “Multi-Resolution Texture Coding for Multi-Resolution 3D Meshes”, proc. of IEEE conf. on Visual Communication and Image Processing 2011, pp. 1-4, Tainan, Taiwan, 6-9 Nov. 2011. doi: 10.1109/VCIP.2011.6116055
  • R. Pagés, D. Fuentes, F. Morán, “ITEM: Inter-Texture Error Measurement for 3D Meshes”, proc. of ACM conf. on 3D Web Technology (Web3D) 2011, pp. 31-37, Paris, France, 20-22 Jun. 2011. doi: 10.1145/2010425.2010431 R. Pagés, S. Arnaldo, F. Morán, D. Berjón, “Composition of texture atlases for 3D mesh multitexturing”, proc. of EG Italian Chapter conf. 2010, pp. 123-128, Genoa, Italy, 18-19 Nov. 2010. doi: 10.2312/LocalChapterEvents/ItalChap/ItalianChapConf2010/123-128