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Xavier Tricoche

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Joined department: Fall 2007


PhD, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Computer Science (2002)
MSc, Universite Joseph Fourier (Grenoble, France), Applied Mathematics (1998)
Engineer's Degree, ENSIMAG (Grenoble, France), Computer Science (1998)

Dr. Xavier Tricoche is a member of the Computer Graphics and Visualization group. His research aims to create new methods for scalable processing and interactive visual analysis of large datasets. His main topics of interest include fluid dynamics, granular materials, orbital mechanics, structural analysis of vector and tensor fields, topology and dynamical systems, medical image analysis, high-performance computing, and computer graphics. Dr. Tricoche received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany in 2002. He holds a MSc in Applied Mathematics from the University of Grenoble in France and an Engineering Degree in Computer Science from ENSIMAG. Dr. Tricoche has previously taught at the University of Utah and the University of Kaiserslautern.

Selected Publications

X. Tricoche, C. Garth, A. Sanderson, "Visualization of Topological Structures in Area Preserving Maps", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17(12), pp. 1765-1774, 2011.

S. Barakat, N. Andrysco, X. Tricoche, "Efficient Extraction of High-Quality Crease Surfaces for Visual Analysis", Computer Graphics Forum, 30(3), pp. 961-970, 2011.

A. Sanderson, G. Chen, X. Tricoche, D. Pugmire, S. Kruger, J. Breslau, "Analysis of Recurrent Patterns in Toroidal Magnetic Fields", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 16(6), pp. 1431-1440, 2010.

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