Himangshu Saikia
I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Embodied Social Agents lab, headed by Professor Christopher Peters at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. My research interests (broadly) include Visualization, Computer Graphics, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Lindstedtsvägen 5, 4th Floor
  • saikia[at]kth[dot]se
  • +46 76 775 22 83
Publications
Fast topology-based feature tracking using a directed acyclic graph
Himangshu Saikia and Tino Weinkauf
Topology-Based Methods in Visualization, 2017
Extended Abstract presented.
Global Feature Tracking and Similarity Estimation in Time-Dependent Scalar Fields
Himangshu Saikia and Tino Weinkauf
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis) June 2017.
Paper
Fast Similarity Search in Scalar Fields using Merging Histograms
Himangshu Saikia, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tino Weinkauf
Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization IV. TopoInVis 2015. Mathematics and Visualization. Springer, Cham.
Paper
Extended Branch Decomposition Graphs (eBDG): Structural Comparison of Scalar Data
Himangshu Saikia, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tino Weinkauf
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis) 33(3), June 2014.
Video 1 : Interactive Self-Similarity in Scalar Fields using the eBDG
Video 2 : eBDG Computation Walkthrough
Paper
A Stochastic Procedural Modelling Tool for Architectural Structures
Himangshu Saikia. Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Thorsten Thormählen
Master thesis, Saarland University and Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science, 2012
Thesis
Teaching
Teaching Assistant, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
  • Introduction to Visualization and Computer Graphics (DH2320)
  • Visualization (DD2257)
  • Computer Graphics and Interaction (DH2323)
Education
  • PhD in Computer Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. During the initial half of my PhD I was at D4 - Computer Graphics, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken. [2013 - 2017]
  • Masters in Computer Science, Saarland University, Saarbrücken. [2010 - 2012]
  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. [2004 - 2008]
Industry
  • Software Developer (Member Technical Staff) at Oracle, Bangalore. [2008 - 2010]
  • HilfsWissenschaftler (HiWi) at D4 (Computer Graphics), Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken. [2010 - 2012]
  • System Administrator at D4 (Computer Graphics), Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken. [2013 - 2015]
Miscellaneous