Submitted Papers

  • A year in an urban forest: Dairy Bush GigaPan 2009-2010 Author:M. Alex Smith, University of Guelph.The urban environment is expanding at a never before seen rate.  Existing natural environments within urban centres, such as forests or woodlots, are ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:51 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Adapting Traditional Macro and Micro Photography for Scientific Gigapixel Imaging Authors: Jay Longson, NASA Ames, University of California, Santa Cruz.Gene Cooper, Four Chambers Studio.Molly Gibson, NASA Ames, EAP.Rich Gibson, NASA Ames, CMU, Gigapan Project.John Rawlins, Carnegie ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:48 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Applications of GigaPans to Geoscience Education and Research Authors:William Beatty, Winona State University.Kairies Beatty Candace, Winona State University.Jennifer Piatek, Central Connecticut State University.Geology is an inherently visual science, but geoscientists often have few visual ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:44 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Applications of gigapixel imaging in vertebrate paleontology Author:Matthew Lamanna, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.Gigapixel imaging has numerous potential applications for research and education in vertebrate paleontology and associated fields. Due to its portability, and because ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:37 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Bridging arts and socials sciences: animated and interactive panoramas in visual research Author:Roderick Coover, Temple University.The essay considers how the digital panorama combined with techniques of motion media and interactive layering can provide makers with ways to integrate diverse research ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:35 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Comparing Gigapixel-scale Images Authors:Randy Sargent, Carnegie Mellon University / GigaPan Systems.Chris Bartley, Carnegie Mellon University.Paul Dille, Carnegie Mellon University. Mary Jo Knelly, Carnegie Mellon University.Ron Schott, Fort Hays State University ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:33 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Estimating stand basal area from forest panoramas Author:Christopher Fastie, Middlebury College.A common forest inventory technique involves making 360∞ visual scans within forests and selecting a sample of trees by assessing the horizontal angle subtended by ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:27 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Exploring the Excited Skin: Gigapixel Imaging of Soil Profiles and Landscape Contexts Authors:Ken Tamminga, Penn State University.Rick Stehouwer, Penn State University. Patick Drohan, Penn State University.Soil profile pits are a primary in situ tool in understanding soil genesis and ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:25 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Giga-stan X: Extreme Gigapanning in Central Asia Author:Michael Frachetti, Washington University in St. Louis.The mechanics of Gigapanning are tricky at first, but experience makes the process easy for nearly everyone. Sometimes though, the conditions under ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:22 AM by Yoni Afek
  • GigaPan Dialogues in Environmental Education Authors:Laura Tomokiyo, Carnegie Mellon University. Eileen Coughlin, Falk Laboratory School.Jacque Goodburn, Burgettstown Area School District.Using the GigaPan imaging and discussion platforms, two Pittsburgh-area schools have shared ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:18 AM by Yoni Afek
  • GigaPan Imagery and Archaeology at the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace Authors:Vicki Hertzberg, Emory University.Michael Page, Emory University.Bonna Wescoat, Emmory University.In this paper we describe the use of gigapixel imagery at the Sanctuary of the Great Gods ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:14 AM by Yoni Afek
  • GigaPan Kiosk Authors:Ted Morse, Carnegie Mellon University / NASA Ames Research Center.Randy Sargent, Carnegie Mellon University / GigaPan System.Mary Jo Knelly, Carnegie Mellon University.Terry Fong, NASA Ames Research Center.The ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:10 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Gigapan Uses In Formal And Informal Education; Applications In Botany, Phenology Of Riparian Ecosystems, Geology, Community Stories Of Place Authors:Jerry Schoen, University of Massachusetts.R.D. Stevenson, University of Massachusetts Boston.Gigapan technologies present new opportunities for people to learn and share information about their environments. Herein we ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:07 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Gigapan Voyage for Robotic Reconnaissance Authors:Susan Young Lee, NASA Ames/SGT Inc. Eric Park, NASA Ames/CMU West.Ted Morse, NASA Ames/CMU West.Gigapan Voyage (GV) is a self-contained remotely-operable Gigapan ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 11:03 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Gigapans and the Social Sciences Author:Karl Kindt; Lewis, Rice & Fingersh; Webster University; Southwestern Illinois College.Forensic scientists, social scientists, educators, attorneys and real estate agents have been provided with a remarkable tool for analysis ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 10:10 AM by Yoni Afek
  • High Dynamic Range Gigapixel Imaging as a Method for Eternalizing Graffiti & Urban Art in Fine Art & Fashion Author:Jay Hirschfeld, Cineflock LLC.High Dynamic Range imaging techniques, used in combination with gigapixel imaging technology, allow creation of highly-detailed, evenly-exposed panoramic photographs of a space in ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 10:00 AM by Yoni Afek
  • High resolution imaging of rock falls in Yosemite National Park Authors:Greg Stock Ph.D, Yosemite National Park. Eric Hanson, xRez Studio, Inc./University of Southern CaliforniaGreg Downing, xRez Studio, Inc.We present quantitative analyses of recent large rock ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 9:56 AM by Yoni Afek
  • Hitching Post of the Sky: Did Paleoindians Paint an Ancient Calendar in Stone along the Amazon River? Author:Christopher Davis, University of Illinois at Chicago.Painel do Pilo is an archaeological rock art site among the Serra da Paituna Mountains near the city of Monte Alegre, along ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 9:51 AM by Yoni Afek
  • How Many Pixels? Statistics from the GigaPan Web Site Authors:Paul S. Heckbert, GigaPan.Miriam Goldberg, GigaPan.Gabriel O'Donnell, GigaPan. Rich Henderson, GigaPan.Ken Tew, Carnegie Mellon University.Randy Sargent, NASA and Carnegie Mellon University.The web site ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 9:47 AM by Yoni Afek
  • How many ways do I use thee? -- Academic applications of GigaPan technology Authors:Brian Yamamoto, Kauai Community College.Kim Bridges, University of Hawaii at Manoa.GigaPan technology has many roles in the higher-education environment.  Some of these roles are intrinsic to ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2010, 9:44 AM by Yoni Afek
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