Alexander Kulik

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Bauhausstr.11,
Zimmer 114
D-99423 Weimar, Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 3643 - 58 3722
E-mail: kulik (at) uni-weimar.de

 

Alexander Kulik joined the Virtual Reality Systems group in 2006. He holds a diploma (MA) in industrial design and a PhD in Computer Science (Dr. rer. nat.). His research focuses on 3D user interfaces and multi-user display systems.

Research Interests

  • User interfaces for cooperative action
  • 3D displays
  • 3D user interfaces and tangible tools
  • Collaborative work
  • Computer aided design

Publications

  • Kunert, A., Kulik, A., Beck, S., Froehlich B.
    Photoportals: Shared References in Space and Time
    In Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1388-1399, February 2014
    doi.acm.org/10.1145/2531602.2531727
    [abstract, paper and video]

  • Beck, S., Kunert, A., Kulik, A., Froehlich B.
    Immersive Group-to-Group Telepresence (Best Paper Award)
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(4):616-25, March 2013 (Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality 2013, Orlando, Florida).
    http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TVCG.2013.33
    [abstract][preprint][video]

  • Schlattmann, M., Yu, Y., Gründl, N., Bogen, M., Kulik, A., d'Angelo, D., Fröhlich, B., Klein, R.
    User Awareness for Collaborative Multi-Touch Interaction
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 359-366, February 2013

  • Philipp Ewerling, Alexander Kulik, and Bernd Froehlich
    Finger and hand detection for multi-touch interfaces based on maximally stable extremal regions.
    In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM international conference on Interactive tabletops and surfaces (ITS '12). pp. 173-182,  November 2012.
    DOI=10.1145/2396636.2396663
    [preprint]
  • Kulik, A., Dittrich, J., Froehlich, B.
    The Hold-and-Move Gesture for Multi-touch Interfaces
    In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '12). pp. 49-58, September 2012.
    DOI=10.1145/2371574.2371583
    [abstract and demo] [preprint] [video (42MB)]

  • Kulik, A., Kunert, A., Huckauf, A., Froehlich, B.
    The Groovepad: Ergonomic Integration of Isotonic and Elastic Input for Efficient Control of Complementary Subtasks
    In Proceedings of APCHI 2012, The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer-Human Interaction. August 28-31, 2012.
    DOI=10.1145/2350046.2350065
    [abstract and paper]

  • Kulik A., Kunert A., Beck S., Reichel R., Blach R., Zink A., Froehlich B.
    C1x6: A Stereoscopic Six-User Display for Co-located Collaboration in Shared Virtual Environments
    In Proceedings of the 2011 SIGGRAPH Asia Conference (SA '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 188, 12 pages.
    DOI=10.1145/2024156.2024222 doi.acm.org/10.1145/2024156.2024222 
    and
    ACM Transactions on Graphics 30, 6, Article 188 (December 2011), 12 pages.
    DOI=10.1145/2070781.2024222
    [abstract, paper and video]
  • Argelaguet, F., Kulik, A., Kunert, A., Andujar, C., Froehlich, B.
    See-through Techniques for Referential Awareness in Collaborative Virtual Reality
    International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Volume 69, Issue 6, pp 387-400, June 2011.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2011.01.003
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Argelaguet, F., Kunert, A., Kulik, A., Froehlich, B. 
    Improving Collaboration in Co-located Interactions with Show-Through Techniques (Honorable Mention Award (Runner-up Best Paper) IEEE 3DUI Symposium 2010)
    In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (IEEE 3DUI), Waltham, Massachusetts, pp 55-62, March 2010
    doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/3DUI.2010.5444719
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kunert, A., Kulik, A., Lux, C., and Fröhlich, B.
    Facilitating system control in ray-based interaction tasks
    In Proceedings of the 16th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (Kyoto, Japan, November 18 - 20, 2009).
    S. N. Spencer, Ed. VRST '09. ACM, New York, NY, 183-186.
    dx.doi.org/10.1145/1643928.1643969
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A.
    Building on Realism and Magic for Designing 3D Interaction Techniques
    In: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 22-33, Nov./Dec. 2009

  • Kulik, A., Kunert, A., Lux, C., Froehlich, B.
    The Pie Slider: Combining Advantages of the Real and the Virtual Space
    In Proceedings of the 10th international Symposium on Smart Graphics, LNCS vol. 5531, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 93-104, 2009.
    DOI=10.1007/978-3-642-02115-2_8
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A., Hochstrate, J., Kunert, A., and Froehlich, B.
    The Globefish: A 3D Motion Controller.
    In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, pp. 299-30, 2009.
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A., Hochstrate, J., Kunert, A., and Froehlich, B.
    Demo: The Globefish: A novel input device for desktop-based 3D interaction.
    In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Symposium on 3D User interfaces (3DUI), pp. 159, 2009.
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A., Hochstrate, J., Kunert, A., Froehlich, B.
    The Influence of Input Device Characteristics on Spatial Perception in Desktop-Based 3D Applications
    In Proceedings of the 2009  IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2009 (3DUI), pp 59-66, 2009.
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A., Huckauf, A., Fröhlich, B.
    You Do What Happens
    form+zweck 22: Die Fühlbarkeit des Digitalen - The Tangibility of the Digital. pp. 48-53. Berlin 2008. ISBN 978-935053-18-1

  • Hachet, M., Kulik, A.
    Elastic Control for Navigation Tasks on Pen-based Handheld Computers
    Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2008 (3DUI),pp. 91-96 ,2008.
    [abstract][preprint][video]

  • Kunert, A., Kulik, A., Huckauf, A., Fröhlich, B.
    A Comparison of Tracking- and Controller-Based Input for Complex Bimanual Interaction in Virtual Environments
    Proceedings of the EG/ACM Symposium on Virtual Environments IPT-EGVE 2007, pp. 43–52, 2007.
    [abstract][preprint]

  • Kulik, A., Blach, R., Fröhlich, B.:
    The two-4-six: A Handheld Device for VR Presentations
    IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2006 (3DUI), pp. 139, 167 - 170
    [preprint][talk][link to IEEE]

  • Fröhlich, B., Hochstrate, J., Kulik, A., Huckauf, A.
    On 3D-Input Devices
    IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, 2006, 26(2), pp. 15- 19
    [abstract] [paper (link to IEEE)]

  • Kulik, A., Paneque, D., Hochstrate, J.
    Vectorix: A Low-Tech Mechanical Tracking System
    In Proceedings of the IEEE VR Workshop: Beyond Wand and Glove Based Interaction, 2004, pp. 25-27. 
    [abstract] [paper]

  • Doppleb, J., Steinke N., Meyer N., & Kulik A.
    Wearable Computer for Building Surveying
    ISWC 2004: Proceedings of the Doctoral Colloquim, 2004