Peter Furtado Dam, M.Sc.

Senior Researcher

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro - PUC-Rio
Tecgraf Institute of Technical-Scientific Software Development of PUC-Rio
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225
Prédio Pe. Laércio Dias de Moura

Email: peter (at) tecgraf . puc-rio . br
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Academic Background

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science (Computer Graphics area) at PUC-Rio. Completed in 12/2012.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Computer Science (Databases and Computer Graphics areas) at PUC-Rio. Completed in 12/2009.


Research

I am interested in areas related to computer graphics and artificial intelligence. The main topics include:

  • Game Development
  • 3D model visualization
  • Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality
  • 3D User Interfaces
  • Virtual Training
  • Multi-User (collaborative) systems
  • Multi-Agent Systems


Projects

  • SiBART (2019)

    Virtual training system for combat vehicles in real world location.
  • Solsys VR (2018)

    Virtual reality software for viewing analysis results of chemical substances.
  • SEVAS 3D (2018)

    3D offshore & subsea layout planning software.
  • PlanOps (2015 - 2017)

    3D planning and monitoring software for offshore simultaneous operations.
  • SimVR - Solar (2013 - 2014)

    Operation simulation system and solar panel distribution efficiency project tool with virtual reality and high-quality graphics.
  • SimVR - AmbSim (2011 - 2013)

    Interactive training software for offshore oil rig operators, designed to teach procedures and familiarize the trainee with the oil rig layout.
  • LVRL (2011 - 2011)

    Lightweight Virtual Reality Library: a library for use of several virtual reality input devices in a seamless manner.
  • Vi3D (2009 - 2011)

    Stereoscopic and interactive media player. Research and development of a framework for the use of 3D interaction techniques and stereoscopic videos.
  • Environ (2007 - 2008)

    Virtual reality Tool for Engineering Projects. Environ is an application driven by demand in the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in large engineering models generated by CAD tools. The main objective of Environ to provide resources for CAD models of 3D visualization with enough realism to be used for simulation and analysis of offshore operations, virtual prototyping, design review, training, among other activities.
  • TecModelLib (2006 - 2006)

    Database for storing, rating and categorizing 3D models and textures.


Publications

    2019

  • Dam, P.F.; Duarte, F.; Raposo, A.B.; Terrain generation based on real world locations for military training and simulation - XVIII Simpósio Brasileiro de Jogos e Entretenimento Digital - SBGames 2019. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; October 2019
    [LINK]

  • Souza e Almeida, R.; Villarmosa, A.M.; Raposo, A.B.; Dam, P.F.; Topological and tactical study modeling into a virtual environment - The International Forum for the Military and Civil Simulation, Training and Education Community - ITEC 2019. Stockholm, SE; May, 2019
    [LINK]

  • 2018

  • Spitz, R.; Queiroz, F.; Pereira, C.; Leite, L.C.; Ferranti, M.P.; Dam, P.F.; Do You Eat This? Changing Behavior Through Gamification, Crowdsourcing and Civic Engagement - 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCII 2018. Las Vegas, NV, USA; July, 2018
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-91806-8_6]

  • Spitz, R.; Pereira, C.; Queiroz, F.; Leite, L.C.; Dam, P.F.; Rezende, A.C.; Gamification, citizen science, and civic technologies: In search of the common good - Strategic Design Research Journal.
    [LINK]

  • 2017

  • Spitz, R.; Pereira, C.; Queiroz, F.; Leite, L.C.; Ferranti, M.P.; Dam, P.F.; DYET (Do You Eat This?): Gamification, Crowdsourcing and Civic EngagementMX Design Conference 2017 - MXDC 2017. Ciudad de México, Mexico; October 2017
    [LINK]

  • Spitz, R.; Pereira, C.; Queiroz, F.; Leite, L.C.; Dam, P.F.; Ferranti, M.P.; Kogut, R.; Oliveira, W.; Gamification, Citizen Science and Civic Engagement: In Search of the Common GoodBalance-Unbalance 2017 - BunB 2017. Plymouth, UK; August 2017
    [LINK] [PDF]

  • 2016

  • Santos, I.H.F.; Dam, P.F.; Arantes, P.; Raposo, A.B.; Soares, L.P.; Simulation Training in Oil PlatformsXVIII Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality - SVR 2016. Gramado, RS, Brazil; June 2016
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1109/SVR.2016.18]

  • 2015

  • Dam, P.F.; Prado, R.D.; Radetic, D.; Raposo, A.B.; Santos, I.H.F.; SimVR-Trei: A Framework for Developing VR-Enhanced Training8th Workshop on Software Engineering and Architectures for Realtime Interactive Systems - SEARIS 2015. Arles, France; March 2015
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1109/SEARIS.2015.7854095] [VIDEO]

  • 2014

  • Trindade, D.R.; Dam, P.F.; Raposo, A.B.; Santos, I.H.F.; SimTJS: A Model for Developing Serious Games for TrainingXVI Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality – SVR 2014. Salvador, BA, Brazil; May 2014
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1109/SVR.2014.50] [VIDEO]

  • 2013

  • Dam, P.F.; Carvalho, F.G; Braz, P.; Raposo, A.B.; Haas, A.; Hands-Free Interaction Techniques for Virtual EnvironmentsXII Simpósio Brasileiro de Jogos e Entretenimento Digital - SBGames 2013, p. 100-108. São Paulo, SP, Brazil; October, 2013
    [LINK] [PDF]

  • Dam, P.F.; Braz, P.; Raposo, A.B.; A Study of Navigation and Selection Techniques in Virtual Environments Using Microsoft Kinect® - 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCII 2013, CD-ROM. Las Vegas, NV, USA; July, 2013
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39405-8_17]

  • 2012

  • Medeiros, D.; Ribeiro, E.; Dam, P.F.; Pinheiro, R.; Motta, T.; Loaiza, M.; Raposo, A.B.; A Case Study on the Implementation of the 3C Collaboration Model in Virtual Environments - XIV Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality – SVR 2012, CD-ROM. Niterói, RJ, Brazil; May, 2012
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1109/SVR.2012.28] [VIDEO]

  • Dam, P.F.; Loaiza, M.; Soares, L.P.; Raposo, A.B.; A Study of Selection and Navigation Techniques Using Kinect in VR, XIV Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality – SVR 2012 - CD-ROM. Niterói, RJ, Brazil; May, 2012
    [LINK] [PDF]

  • 2011

  • Carvalho, F.G.; Trindade, D.R.; Dam, P.F.; Raposo, A.B.; Santos, I.H.F.; Dynamic Adjustment of Stereo Parameters for Virtual Reality Tools - XIII Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality – SVR 2011, CD-ROM. Uberlândia, MG, Brazil; May, 2011
    [LINK] [DOI: 10.1109/SVR.2011.30]

  • 2008

  • Carvalho, F.G.; Dam, P.F.; Soares, L.P.; Raposo, A.B.; Corseuil, E.T.L.; Santos, I.H.F.; Virtual Presence Mixing 3D Video and Interactive Scenes - X Symposium on Virtual and Augmented Reality – SVR 2008, p. 307-312. João Pessoa, PB, Brazil; May, 2008
    [LINK] [PDF]


Thesis


  • Um Estudo Sobre Técnicas de Navegação e Seleção em Ambientes Virtuais Usando o Microsoft Kinect®, 2012, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Advisor: Alberto Barbosa Raposo