Friday, December 10, 2004

Master's Thesis

I am proud to announce that I have completed my Master's thesis on relighting real-world scenes using high dynamic range photographs! The thesis and high-resolution images are available at
Update March 28, 2007:
My experience (as illustrated by PhD Comics).

Saturday, July 31, 2004

Reading Technical Papers

When it comes time to select a new project or to do some new research, it's important to find out as much as possible about the subject area. Often times lots of research has already been done and written up as a journal or conference paper ("technical paper").

I discuss the expectations and value of technical papers and how they are used to compliment new or extended work.


Wednesday, April 14, 2004

HDR Time

I'm currently writing my Master's thesis, which comes after spending the last six months studying and writing programs that leverage high dynamic range images.

I feel that a PhD is within my reach but I'm ready to move on into industry. Perhaps later on in life I'll have a topic and desire to devote an additional two (or more) years on research, implementation, and writing up a dissertation. Right now I'm excited about working in industry and becoming a truly professional software engineer.