Eakta Jain Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, CISE, University of Florida
(Courtesy Appointment ECE, University of Florida)

Research Interests

At the Jain Lab, we want to create computers that tell engaging stories. Our research lies at the intersection of computer graphics, applied perception, and data-driven algorithms, called human-centered computer graphics.

Awards / Funding

  1. NSF CRII: RI 1566481 (2016-2018)
  2. Youtube Faculty Research Award (2016-2021)
  3. Facebook Oculus Research Gift (2016)

  4. Honorable Mention Best Paper
    ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), 2012.

  5. Best Paper Award
    Proceedings of the Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), 2010.

Publications Full list

  1. Visual Data Cleansing of Low-Level Eye-Tracking Data
    Eye Tracking and Visualization: Foundations, Techniques, and Applications. ETVIS 2015
    Schulz, Christoph and Burch, Michael and Beck, Fabian and Weiskopf, Daniel

  2. Decoupling Light Reflex from Pupillary Dilation to Measure Emotional Arousal in Videos
    ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), 2016
    Pallavi Raiturkar, Andrea Kleinsmith, Andreas Keil, Arunava Banerjee, Eakta Jain

  3. Is the motion of a child perceivably different from the motion of an adult?
    ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 2016
    Eakta Jain, Lisa Anthony, Aishat Aloba, Amanda Castonguay, Isabella Cuba, Alex Shaw, Julia Woodward

  4. Predicting Moves-on-Stills for Comic Art using Viewer Gaze Data
    IEEE CG&A Special Issue on Quality Assessment and Perception in Computer Graphics 2016.
    Eakta Jain, Yaser Sheikh, Jessica Hodgins

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Professional Activities

  1. Program committee: ACM SIGGRAPH
  2. Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  1. Reviewer: ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, ACM Computing Surveys, Eurographics, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
  2. Conference Co-Chair: ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP)
  3. Program Committee: ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), ICME International Workshop on Multimedia Artworks Analysis
  1. Program Committee: ACM Multimedia, ACM/Eurographics Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), Eurographics
  2. Technical Briefs and Poster Committee: ACM SIGGRAPH Asia
  3. Reviewer: ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Graphics Interface
  4. Outreach: Posters Judge at the 2015 Florida Junior Science, Engineering, and Humanities Symposium, Stop-motion Animation Camp at Harn Museum
  1. Reviewer: ACM SIGGRAPH, Eurographics, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  2. Outreach: Presenter at the 2014 Art in Engineering Museum Night at the UF Harn Museum of Art
2009 - 2012
  1. Reviewer: ACM Transactions on Graphics (2012), ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (2012), ACM SIGGRAPH (2011)
  2. Outreach: Fusion Forum, A recruitment event for under-represented minorities (2011, 2009)