Chun-Fa Chang

I graduated in 2001 and now teach at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Here is the link to my new home page.
Photo Albums

Great Smoky Moutains, North Carolina (summer 1995)

Austin, Texas (summer 1995)

Ilan, Taiwan (1987)

UNC Campus, North Carolina (autumn 1998)

Our Home at Durham, North Carolina (autumn 1998)

Chun-Cheng & Kai-Wen's daughter Katherine's Album

Nathan's Album

Computer Graphics research I am currently involved:

Image-based Rendering: Just add photos and blend.

Computer Graphics research I was involved

Nanomanipulator: It's a small world.
Architectural Walkthru: Build your dream house.
Rendering Curved Models: Not just flat polygons...


Method and apparatus for compositing colors of images using pixel fragments with Z gradient parameters.
Norm P. Jouppi and Chun-Fa Chang. United States Patent pending (filed April 1999).
Method and apparatus for compositing colors of images with memory constraints for storing pixel data.
Norm P. Jouppi; Joel J. McCormack; Chun-Fa Chang. United States Patent 6,204,859. Filed October 15, 1997. Issued March 20, 2001.
LDI Tree: A Hierarchical Representation for Image-based Rendering.
Chun-Fa Chang, Gary Bishop and Anselmo Lastra. Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 99. (PDF, 1.04MB)
Z3: An Economical Hardware Technique for High-Quality Antialiasing and Transparency.
Norm P. Jouppi and Chun-Fa Chang. Proceedings of SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware '99. (This paper won the Best Paper Award of the workshop.)
Scalable Algorithms For Interactive Visualization Of Curved Surfaces.
S. Kumar, C. Chang and D. Manocha. Proceedings of SuperComputing 1996. (HTML) (Postscript, 2.17MB) (PDF, 279KB) (This paper won the Best Student Paper Award of the conference.)

Things I like and they don't need a huge monitor ...

Photography: especially B&W.
"Blade Runner"; Most of the movies directed by Francis Coppola or Hsiao-Hsien Hou; Animes like "Totoro", "Laputa", and "Nausica"..etc.  Sorry I don't quite get "8 1/2."
Camping and Bicycling.

Everybody has some cool links, so do I ...

Digital Nostalgia (Apple ][ emulators and more)
MAME -- Multi Arcade Machine Emulator (to play the REAL PacMan, Galaxian, Phoenix, Donkey Kong...etc.)
UNC-CH Taiwan Student Association home page
Chia-Lin's home page

University of North Carolina
Department of Computer Science
CB 3175, Sitterson Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175
Office: (919) 962-1737

Finger for my current schedule.

This page has been visited times since February 14, 1996 * Last revised: July 11, 2001