Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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Dr. Hesam Najafi


QUALCOMM Incorporated
Corporate R & D
5665 Morehouse Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121-1714

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Augmented Reality
  • Computational Geometry
  • Computer Graphics

PhD Thesis

Selected Publications

S. Benhimane, H. Najafi, M. Grundmann , E. Malis, Y. Genc, N. Navab
Real-time object detection and tracking for industrial applications
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Funchal, Portugal, January 2008. (bib)
H. Najafi
Fast 3D Object Detection and Pose Estimation for Augmented Reality Systems
Dissertation (PhD thesis), Fakultät für Informatik, Technische Universität München, December 2006 (online version) (bib)
H. Najafi, Y. Genc, N. Navab
Fusion of 3D and Appearance Models for Fast Object Detection and Pose Estimation
Notes in Computer Science, 7th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Hyderabad, India, January 13-16, 2006. (bib)
H. Najafi, N. Navab, G. Klinker
Automated Initialization for Marker-less Tracking: A Sensor Fusion Approach
International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) 2004, Arlington, VA, USA, Nov 2-4, 2004 (bib)
J. Traub, M. Feuerstein, M. Bauer, E.U. Schirmbeck, H. Najafi, R. Bauernschmitt, G. Klinker
Augmented Reality for Port Placement and Navigation in Robotically Assisted Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery
Proceedings of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS 2004), pp. 735 - 740, Chicago, USA, June 2004 (bib)
R. Bauernschmitt, E.U. Schirmbeck, M. Groher, P. Keitler, M. Bauer, H. Najafi, G. Klinker, R. Lange
Navigierte Platzierung endovaskulärer Aortenstents
Z Kardiologie 2004 93 S3: 116 (bib)
G. Klinker, H. Najafi, T. Sielhorst, F. Sturm, F. Echtler, M. Isik, W. Wein, C. Truebswetter
FixIt: An Approach towards Assisting Workers in Diagnosing Machine Malfunctions
Proc. of the International Workshop on Design and Engineering of Mixed Reality Systems - MIXER 2004, Funchal, Madeira, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (bib)
F. Echtler, F. Sturm, K. Kindermann, G. Klinker, J. Stilla, J. Trilk, H. Najafi
The Intelligent Welding Gun: Augmented Reality for Experimental Vehicle Construction
Chapter 17 in Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing (VARAM), Ong S.K and Nee A.Y.C eds, Springer Verlag, 2003, pp 333-360. (bib)

Title: Dr.
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Firstname: Hesam
Lastname: Najafi
Picture: HesamNajafi.jpg
Nationality: Cosmopolitan
Groups: Computer Vision, Industrial Augmented Reality
Position: Scientific Staff
Status: Alumni
Alumniactivity: Staff Member at Qualcomm Corporate R & D, San Diego, CA
Defensedate: 19 December 2006
Thesistitle: Fast 3D Object Detection and Pose Estimation for Augmented Reality Systems

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