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  • McVicker, W., J. Forrester, T. Gambin, J. Lehr, Z. Wood and C. Clark. 2012. Mapping and visualizing ancient water storage systems with an ROV - An approach based on fusing stationary scans within a particle filter. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO): 538-544.

  • Lupo, C., Z. Wood and C. Victorino. 2012. Cross teaching parallelism and ray tracing. Proceedings of the 43rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education: 523-528.

  • Wood, Z., D. Medina, C. Clark and M. Moline. 2011. Real-Time Visualizations of Ocean Data Collected by the NORUS Glider in Svalbad, Norway. In International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference Proceedings, 11-16. Maui, HI: International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference Proceedings.

  • Gibson, C. and Z. Wood. 2011. Approach to Point Based Approximate Color Bleeding with Volumes. Advances in Visual Computing 6938: 441-450.

  • Sander, P., Z. Wood, S. Gortler, J. Snyder and H. Hoppe. 2009. Multi-chart geometry images. .

  • Murphy, R. and Z. Wood. 2008. Using hybrid approaches to solve the challenges of shape from shading. Proceedings of SPIE 6805.

  • Firestone, E., C. Povey and Z. Wood. 2008. Locating the source of topological error in reconstructed 3D models. Proceedings of SPIE 6805.

  • Anderson, D. and Z. Wood. 2008. User Driven Two-Dimensional Computer-Generated Ornamentation. Advances in Visual Computing 5358: 604-613.

  • Barry, M. and Z. Wood. 2007. Direct Extraction of Normal Mapped Meshes from Volume Data. Advances in Visual Computing 4841: 816-826.

  • Wood, B. and Z. Wood. 2006. Energetically optimal travel across terrain. Proceedings of SPIE 6060.

  • Wood, Z., H. Hoppe, M. Desbrun and P. Schröder. 2004. Removing excess topology from isosurfaces. ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) 23: 190-208.

  • Wood, Z., H. Hoppe, M. Desbrun and P. Schröder. 2004. Removing excess topology from isosurfaces. ACM Transactions on Graphics 23.

  • Wood, Z. 2003. Computational topology algorithms for discrete 2-manifolds. .

  • Wood, Z., P. Schröder, D. Breen and M. Desbrun. 2000. Semi-regular mesh extraction from volumes. Proceedings of the Conference on Visualization '00: 275-282.

  • Anderson, D. Unknown year. Two-dimensional computer-generated ornamentation using a user-driven global planning strategy. .

  • Firestone, E. Unknown year. exploration of hole filling algorithms. .

  • Tsui, A. Unknown year. Energetic path finding across massive terrain data a thesis. .

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Educational Background

  • 1997-2003 – Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (caltech) (computer science)

  • 1994-1997 – B.S., UC Santa Cruz (computer science)

  • 1988-1992 – B.A., UC Santa Cruz (Women’s Studies and American Studies )

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