Thursday 5/11/2017, 3:40pm
Mini conference Volume and medical data on Thursday starting from 3:40PM in Malá aula. >>
Wednesday 11/23/2016, 1:00pm
MFF UK Visitors Day. Starting from 1PM there will be three interactive CGG kiosks on the 1st floor. >>

Computer Graphics Group, Charles University

The Computer Graphics Group of Charles University is a part of the Department of Software and Computer Science Education at the University's Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. Together with the Department of Image Processing, ÚTIA AV ČR, the group offers a complete curriculum in Computer Graphics and Image Anaylsis. Our research activities focus on realistic and predictive rendering, and processing and visualization of medical data.


  • Computer Graphics GroupFaculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
  • Malostranské nám. 25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
  • phone: +420 221 914 240, e-mail:


March 6, 2017
Our new study on assessing realism of procedural models has been accepted to Eurographics. Be sure to check it out.
December 6, 2016
We are offering a Junior Researcher position within the EU project DISTRO. See more.
November 20, 2016
CGG has got a Facebook page. Like us, follow us, contribute.
June 07, 2016
Our new "ADRRS" SIGGRAPH paper is now online. We bring some interesting new ideas on how Russian roulette and splitting can be used as global path space importance sampling techniques. Be sure to check it out.
June 11, 2015
Four new Ph.D. students are joining our group in 2015: Petr Vévoda, Lukas Novosad, Oskar Elek, and Ivo Kondapaneni.
May 09, 2015
An interview (in Czech) with Jaroslav Křivánek the Computer Graphics Group and about his research has just been published.
March 30, 2015
Image from our UPBP paper has won in the CGF 2015 Cover Contest!
February 15, 2015
Alexander Wilkie is now a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Graphics Tools and Cultura e Scienza del Colore - Color Culture and Science
February 6, 2015
HiVisComp 2015 took place on 3.-6.2.2015 in High Tatra mountains (Tatranská Lomnica) with a strong participation from the Charles University group. It was a great event! :)
October 14, 2014
Jaroslav Křivánek has been selected for the New Europe 100 list, “a list of outstanding challengers who are leading world-class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.”
October 14, 2014
We've released the source code for our Stubble project, a plugin for Autodesk Maya providing user-friendly virtual hairstyling.
September 1, 2014
Materials for our SIGGRAPH presentations updated (added annotated slides and source code). Check out the publications section.
July 11, 2014
Source code for our SIGGRAPH paper On-line Learning of Parametric Mixture Models for Light Transport Simulation is now online.
May 29, 2014
Our new EGSR paper added to the publication list.
February 25, 2014
A number of papers and presentations coming up in 2014 added to the publication list. Check them out!
October 31, 2013
Our new SIGGRAPH Asia paper added to the publication list.
September 09, 2013
Two new papers added to the publication list: #1, #2
September 06, 2013
Most of the slides for the Light Transport course are now online.
April 26, 2013
Jaroslav in on the editorial board of Computer Science Review, which is expanding its scope to visual computing. Submit your review/survey today!
April 26, 2013
Our course on light transport simulation will be presented at SIGGRAPH.
February 25, 2013
Jaroslav Křivánek received funding from the Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) for project Robust and Efficient Light Transport Simulation in Arbitrary Environments.
February 25, 2013
A new survey paper on many-light rendering added to the list of publications.
October 8, 2012
Two new papers (SIGGRAPH Asia, IEEE CG&A) added to the list of publications.
October 4, 2012
Martin Šik has joined the group as a Ph.D. student. Welcome!
July 22, 2012
Our SIGGRAPH 2012 course on many-light rendering (a.k.a. VPL rendering) added to the list of publications.
May 17, 2012
Our SIGGRAPH 2012 paper added to the list of publications.
Apr 17, 2012
Our student Marek Fišer is putting finishing touches to his on-line L-system lab Malsys. Check it out!
Feb 8, 2012
Not that this would be our group's news but still: Diego Gutierrez and Wojciech Jarosz will be the guest editors for an IEEE CG&A Special issue on "Scattering: Acquisition, Modeling, and Rendering". Submission deadline is August 25th, 2012. For details see the call for papers.
Feb 7, 2012
Our SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Sketch added to the list of publications.
Dec 18, 2011
Paper accepted to EUROGRAPHICS 2012: Importance Caching for Complex Illumination (by Iliyan Georgiev, Jaroslav Křivánek, Stefan Popov, and Philipp Slusallek)
Dec 12, 2011
Václav Gassenbauer (co-supervised by Jaroslav Křivánek and prof. Kadi Bouatouch) successfully defended his thesis.
Oct 21, 2011
Jiřĺ Vorba was awarded the 2nd place in the ACM Student Project of The Year competition for his diploma thesis "Optimal Strategy for Connecting Light Paths in Bidirectional Metohds for Global illumination Computation"
Sep 28, 2011
Our paper Improving Performance and Accuracy of Local PCA was presented at Pacific Graphics 2011.
Jun 30, 2011
EGSR pictures are now on-line. If you have interesting EGSR pics that you would like to publish, please send us an e-mail with the link.
Jul 27, 2011
EGSR 2011 is over. Big thanks to everyone for making to Prague, it was a real pleasure to have you here.
Jun 9, 2011
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR 2011) is organized by Charles University. >>
Jun 9, 2011
Three new students, Ondřej Karlĺk of CTU Prague, Jirka Vorba and Jan Beneš of CUNI Prague, decided to join our group as Ph.D. students starting next semester. Welcome!
Jun 9, 2011
We have a paper accepted to EGSR 2011. (A Physically Plausible Model for Light Emission from Glowing Solid Objects by Alexander Wilkie and Andrea Weidlich.)