Mixed Reality Spatial Computing in a Remote Classroom

John Akers, Joelle Zimmermann, Laura Trutoiu, Brian Schowengerdt, Ira Kemelmacher-ShlizermanSUI '20: Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, 2020.[link] [video] [UW media] [Magic Leap]

The Rocketbox Library and the Utility of Freely Available Rigged Avatars for Procedural Animation of Virtual Humans and Embodiment

Mar Gonzalez Franco, Eyal Ofek, Ye Pan, Angus Antley, Anthony Steed, Bernhard Spanlang, Antonella Maselli, Domna Banakou, Nuria Pelechano, Sergio Orts-Escolano, Veronica Orvalho, Laura Trutoiu, Markus Wojcik, Maria V. Sanchez-Vives, Jeremy Bailenson, Mel Slater, Jaron LanierFrontiers in Virtual Reality, 2020. [link][media]

RetinaMatch: Efficient Template Matching of Retina Images for Teleophthalmology

Chen Gong , N. Benjamin Erichson, John P. Kelly, Laura Trutoiu, Brian T. Schowengerdt,Steven L. Brunton, Eric J. SeibelIEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2019.[pdf]

EyeContact: Scleral Coil Eye Tracking for Virtual Reality

Eric Whitmire, Laura Trutoiu, Robert Cavin, David Perek, Brian Scally, James O. Phillips, Shwetak PatelISWC 2016: International Symposium on Wearable Computers, 2016.Best Paper Award![pdf] [video]

Facial Performance Sensing Head-Mounted Display

Hao Li, Laura Trutoiu, Kyle Olszewski, Lingyu Wei, Tristan Trutna, Pei-Lun Hsieh, Aaron Nicholls, Chongyang MaSIGGRAPH 2015: ACM Transactions on Graphics, Proceedings of the 42nd ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition, 2015.[pdf] [video]Press: MIT Tech Review, Engadget, WIRED UK, Ars Technica

Data-Driven Model for Spontaneous Smiles

Laura C. Trutoiu, Nancy Pollard, Jeffrey F. Cohn, Jessica K. HodginsCASA 2015 : 28th Annual Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents, 2015[pdf]Press: The Tartan

Spatial and Temporal Linearities in Posed and Spontaneous Smiles

Laura C. Trutoiu, Elizabeth J. Carter, Nancy Pollard, Jeffrey F. Cohn, Jessica K. HodginsACM TAP 2014 : ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 11, 2014.Best Presentation Award![pdf] [video]

The Temporal Connection Between Blinks and Smiles

Laura C. Trutoiu, Jessica K. Hodgins, Jeffrey F. CohnIEEE FG 2013 : Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 2013.[pdf]

Quantitative Measurement of Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease: Study with Full-body Motion Capture Data

Samarjit Das, Laura C. Trutoiu, Akihiko Murai, Dunbar Alcindor, Michael Oh, Fernando De la Torre, and Jessica K. HodginsEMBC 2011 : Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2011.[pdf]

Modeling and Animating Eye Blinks

Laura C. Trutoiu, Elizabeth J. Carter, Iain Matthews and Jessica K. Hodgins.ACM TAP 2011 : ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 2011.[pdf][www] [video]

Breaking Boundaries: Mentoring with Wearable Computing

Stacey Kuznetsov, Laura C. Trutoiu, Casey Kute, Iris Howley, Dan Siewiorek, Eric Paulos.ACM SIGCHI 2011 : ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011.[pdf]

Perceptually Motivated Guidelines for Voice Synchronization in Film

Elizabeth Carter, Lavanya Sharan, Laura C. Trutoiu, Iain Matthews, and Jessica Hodgins.ACM TAP 2010 : ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 7, 2010.[pdf] [www]

Effect of Foot Shape on Locomotion of Active Biped Robots

Katsu Yamane, Laura C. Trutoiu.Humanoids 2009 : IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2009.[pdf]

Does Brief Exposure to a Self-avatar Effect Common Human Behaviors in Immersive Virtual Environments?

Stephan Streuber, Stephan de la Rosa, Betty J. Mohler, Laura C. Trutoiu, Heinrich H. Bülthoff.Eurographics 2009 : Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics.[pdf] [video]

Circular, Linear, and Curvilinear Vection in a Large-screen Virtual Environment with Floor Projection

Laura C. Trutoiu, Betty J. Mohler, J. Schulte-Pelkum, Heinrich H. Bülthoff.IEEE Virtual Reality 2008, Computers & Graphics 2009, Volume 33, Issue 1, February.[pdf]


• Hybrid optical fiber mems scanner, Magic Leap, Trutoiu, Hickman, Behrman, Melville, 2020• Subvocalized speech recognition, Facebook, Whitmire, Trutoiu, 2020• Control for a virtual reality system including opposing portions for interacting with virtual objects and providing tactile feedback to a user, Facebook, Keller, Trutna, Ochs, Luanava, Corson, Trutoiu, 2020• Scleral coil eye tracking system, Facebook Cavin, Whitmire, Scally, Trutoiu, 2019• Headset with strain gauge expression recognition system, Oculus, Trutna, Trutoiu, Nicholls , 2018


Poster presented at the Vision Science Society Annual Meeting Sarasota Florida
Abstract published in the Journal of Vision, 7(9):755. (VSS 2007).