Brian Summa Brian Summa

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Tulane University
bsumma at tulane dot edu

Erdös Number: 4
My Mathematics Genealogy


About Publications Projects Research Group Teaching

Journal Articles
Min-path Stability Visualizing the Uncertainty of Graph-based 2D Segmentation with Min-path Stability, B. Summa, J. Tierny, and V. Pascucci, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurovis 2017), 36(3), pp. 133–143, 2017. [PDF]
Grassmannian Grassmannian Atlas: A General Framework for Exploring Linear Projections of High-Dimensional Data, S. Liu, P.-T. Bremer, J. T. Jayaraman, B. Wang, B. Summa, and V. Pascucci, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurovis 2016), 35(3), pp. 1-10, 2016. [PDF]
Paint and Click Paint and Click: Unified Interactions for Image Boundaries, B. Summa, A. A. Gooch, G. Scorzelli, and V. Pascucci, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics 2015), 34(2), pp. 385-393, 2015. [website] [PDF] [Supplemental]
Distributed Seams Distributed Seams for Gigapixel Panoramas, S. Philip, B. Summa, J. Tierny, P.-T. Bremer and V. Pascucci, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 21 (3), 350-362. [PDF]
ManyVis ManyVis: Multiple Applications in an Integrated Visualization Environment, A. Rungta, B. Summa, D. Demir, P.-T. Bremer, V. Pascucci, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Scientific Visualization / Information Visualization 2013), 19 (12), 2878-2885. [website] [PDF]
Panorama Weaving Panorama Weaving: Fast and Flexible Seam Processing, B. Summa, J. Tierny and V. Pascucci, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) Volume 31, Issue 4 (July 2012) Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2012, Article 83. [website] [printer friendly PDF] [screen friendly PDF]
Circular Cohomology Branching and Circular Features in High Dimensional Data, B. Wang, B. Summa, V. Pascucci, M. Vejdemo-Johansson, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Scientific Visualization / Information Visualization 2011) 17, 12 (December 2011), 1902-1911. [website] [PDF]
Progressive Poisson Interactive Editing of Massive Imagery Made Simple: Turning Atlanta into Atlantis, B. Summa, G. Scorzelli, M. Jiang, P.-T. Bremer, V. Pascucci. ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Volume 30, Issue 2 (April 2011), Article 7. [website] [PDF]
Invited technical paper talk at SIGGRAPH 2011.
Streaming Parallel Dataflow Streaming-Enabled Parallel Dataflow Architecture for Multicore Systems, H. Vo, D. Osmari, B. Summa, J. Comba, V. Pascucci and C. Silva, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of IEEE/VGTC EuroVis 2010), 29(3), pp. 1073-1082, 2010. [PDF]
Conference Proceedings
Terascale Microscopy A Scalable Cyberinfrastructure for Interactive Visualization of Terascale Microscopy Data, A. Venkat, C. Christensen, A. Gyulassy, B. Summa, F. Federer, A. Angelucci, and V. Pascucci In proceedings of the New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS), New York, NY, August 2016, 1-7. [PDF]
Scalable Seams Scalable Seams for Gigapixel Panoramas, S. Philip, B. Summa, J. Tierny, P.-T. Bremer and V. Pascucci In Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, May 2013, pp 25-32. Winner of Best Paper Award. [PDF]
Hybrid CPU-GPU Solver Hybrid CPU-GPU Solver for Gradient Domain Processing of Massive Images, S. Philip, B. Summa, P.-T. Bremer and V. Pascucci. In proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems 2011, pp 244-251. [PDF]
MapReduce Visualization Parallel Visualization on Large Clusters using MapReduce, H. T. Vo, J. Bronson, B. Summa, J. Comba, J. Freire, B. Howe, V. Pascucci, and C. Silva, IEEE Symposium on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization, Providence, RI, USA, October 23-24, 2011. [PDF]
PIDX PIDX: Efficient Parallel I/O for Multi-resolution Multi-dimensional Scientific Datasets, S. Kumar, V. Vishwanath, P. Carns, B. Summa, G. Scorzelli, V. Pascucci, R. Ross, J. Chen, H. Kolla, and R. Grout, IEEE Cluster 2011, Austin, TX, USA, September 26-30, 2011. [PDF]
MapReduce Panorama Massive Image Editing on the Cloud, B. Summa, H. T. Vo, C. Silva, and V. Pascucci, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Computational Photography, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 1–3, 2011. [PDF]
Parallel Poisson Parallel Gradient Domain Processing of Massive Images, S. Phillip, B. Summa, P.-T. Bremer, V. Pascucci. in Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, April 2011. [PDF]
Book Chapters
Cloud Computing and Big Data Scalable Visualization and Interactive Analysis Using Massive Data Streams. V. Pascucci, P.-T. Bremer, A. Gyulassy, G. Scorzelli, C. Christensen, B. Summa, S. Kumar. Cloud Computing and Big Data, Advances in Parallel Computing, Volume 23, C. Catlett, W. Gentzsch, L. Grandinetti, G. Joubert, J. L. Vazquez-Poletti, Eds. IOS Press, 2013, pages 212-230.
Data Intensive Science Interactive Data Exploration. B. Summa, A. Gyulassy, P.-T. Bremer, V. Pascucci. In Data Intensive Science, T. Critchlow, K. Kleese van Dam, Eds. Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science, 2013, pages 351-382.
High Performance Visualization The ViSUS Visualization Framework. V. Pascucci, G. Scorzelli, B. Summa, P.-T. Bremer, A. Gyulassy, C. Christensen, S. Philip, and S. Kumar. In High Performance Visualization: Enabling Extreme-Scale Scientific Insight, E. W. Bethel, H. Childs, C. Hansen, Eds. Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science, 2012.
Dissertation
Interactive Digital Photography at Scale Interactive Digital Photography at Scale
Technical Reports
Paint and Click Towards Paint and Click: Unified Interactions for Image Boundaries, B. Summa, A. A. Gooch, G. Scorzelli, and V. Pascucci, SCI Technical Report, No. UUSCI-2014-004, SCI Institute, University of Utah, December, 2014. [PDF]
Active Stitching Active Stitching: Beyond Batch Processing of Panoramas, B. Summa, J. Tierny, P.-T. Bremer, G. Scorzelli, and V. Pascucci, SCI Technical Report, SCI Institute, University of Utah, 2013. [PDF]