Dr Steve Maddock

PhD

Department of Computer Science

Senior Lecturer

Director of PGT Studies

Head of the Visual Computing research group

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s.maddock@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1830

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Dr Steve Maddock
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court
211 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Profile

Dr Steve Maddock is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Graphics and is Head of the Visual Computing research group. He has a Class I Degree in Computer Science, a PGCE (Maths, 11-18) and a PhD in computer graphics modelling and animation, all from the University of Sheffield.

He has over 20 years’ experience in developing computer graphics software and spent six months on secondment at Gremlin/Infogrames which gave him valuable insights into the computer games industry

Research interests

Dr Maddock’s research interests are in facial modelling and animation, digital heritage, and simulation. He also maintains an interest in computer games technology and interaction devices.

Publications

Journal articles

Chapters

  • BinSubaih A, Maddock SC & Romano DM (2009) Developing a Serious Game for Police Training In Ferdig RE (Ed.), Handbook of research on effective electronic gaming in education (pp. 451-477). Information Science Publishing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gamito MN & Maddock SC (2007) A Progressive Refinement Approach for the Visualisation of Implicit Surfaces In Braz J, Ranchordas A, Araujo H & Jorge J (Ed.), Advances in computer graphics and computer vision (pp. 93-108). Springer-Verlag New York Inc RIS download Bibtex download
  • House D, Rockwood A, Ebert D, Watt A, Maddock S, Wolberg G, Magnenat Thalmann N, Thalmann D, Kaufman A, Mueller K , Bryson S et al (2004) Computer Vision, Computer Science Handbook, Second Edition CD-ROM CRC Press RIS download Bibtex download
  • Watt A & Maddock S (2004) Mainstream rendering techniques, Computer Science Handbook, Second Edition (pp. 38-1-38-32). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Watt A & Maddock S () Visual Realism John Wiley & Sons, Inc. RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Charlton J, Gonzalez LRM, Maddock S & Richmond P (2019) Fast simulation of crowd collision avoidance. Advances in Computer Graphics (pp 266-277). Calgary, AB, Canada, 17 June 2019 - 20 June 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Algadhy R, Gotoh Y & Maddock S (2019) 3D visual speech animation using 2D videos. ICASSP 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) (pp 2367-2371). Brighton, 12 May 2019 - 17 May 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Montana Gonzalez LR & Maddock SC (2019) A sketch-based interface for real-time control of crowd simulations that use navigation meshes. 14th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, Vol. 1 (pp 41-52). Prague, Czech Republic, 25 February 2019 - 27 February 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Leach M, Maddock SC, Hadley D, Butterworth C, Moreland J, Dean G, Mackinder R, Pach K, Bax N, Mckone M & Fleetwood D (2018) Recreating Sheffield's Medieval Castle in situ using Outdoor Augmented Reality. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Vol. 11162 (LNCS) (pp 213-229), 22 October 2018 - 23 October 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chisholm R, Richmond P & Maddock S (2017) A Standardised Benchmark for Assessing the Performance of Fixed Radius Near Neighbours (pp 311-321) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Shui W, Liu J, Ren P, Maddock S & Zhou M (2016) Automatic planar shape segmentation from indoor point clouds. Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry, Vol. 1 (pp 363-372) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Shui W, Maddock SC, Heywood P, Craig-Atkins E, Crangle J, Hadley D & Scott R (2016) Using Semi-automatic 3D Scene Reconstruction to Create a Digital Medieval Charnel Chapel. Proceedings of EG UK Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • McIlveen J, Maddock S, Heywood P & Richmond P (2016) PED: Pedestrian Environment Designer. Proceedings of EG UK Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics, 1 August 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Algadhy R, Gotoh Y & Maddock S (2016) Analysis of visemes in the GRID corpus. Abstract of UKspeech RIS download Bibtex download
  • Allen T, Parvanov A, Knight S & Maddock SC (2015) Using sketching to control heterogeneous groups. Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (pp 87-91). University College London, United Kingdom, 16 September 2015 - 17 September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alghamdi N, Maddock SC, Brown GJ & Barker J (2015) Investigating the Impact of Artificial Enhancement of Lip Visibility on the Intelligibility of Spectrally-Distorted Speech. FAAVSP-2015 (pp 93-98), 11 September 2015 - 13 September 2015. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Heywood P, Richmond P & Maddock S (2015) Road Network Simulation Using FLAME GPU (pp 430-441) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warburton M & Maddock SC (2013) GPU Simulation of Finite Element Facial Soft-Tissue Models. TP.CG.2013 (pp 1-8). Bath, UK, 5 September 2013 - 6 September 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warburton M & Maddock S (2012) Creating animatable non-conforming hexahedral finite element facial soft-tissue models for GPU simulation. 20th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, WSCG 2012 - Conference Proceedings(PART 2) (pp 317-326) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Richmond P, Smyrnova J, Maddock SC & Kang J (2010) Audio-Visual Animation of Urban Space. The Eighth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2010 Conference (TP.CG.2010) (pp 183-190). Sheffield, 6 September 2010 - 8 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Salas M & Maddock SC (2010) Craniofacial reconstruction based on skull-face models extracted from MRI datasets. The Eighth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2010 Conference (TP.CG.2010) (pp 143-150). Sheffield, 6 September 2010 - 8 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dey P, Maddock SC & Nicolson R (2010) Evaluation of A Viseme-Driven Talking Head. The Eighth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2010 Conference (TP.CG.2010) (pp 139-142). Sheffield, 6 September 2010 - 8 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lazalde O & Maddock SC (2010) Comparison of different types of visemes using a constraint-based coarticulation model. The Eighth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2010 Conference (TP.CG.2010) (pp 199-206). Sheffield, 6 September 2010 - 8 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kang J, Smyronova Y, Richmond P & Maddock SC (2010) Integration of Acoustic Simulation with Interactive Visual Animation of Urban Environment. EAA EUROREGIO 2010 Summer School. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15 September 2010 - 18 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dey P, Maddock S & Nicolson R (2010) A talking head for speech tutoring. The ACM / SSPNET 2nd International Symposium on Facial Analysis and Animation (pp 14-14), 21 October 2010 - 21 October 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Salas M & Maddock SC (2009) Extracting skull-face models from MRI data for use in craniofacial reconstructions. Workshop on Face Behaviour and Interaction (FBI 2009). Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK, 25 August 2009. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Salas M & Maddock SC (2008) Segmenting the External Surface of a Human Skull in MR Data. The Sixth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2008 Conference (TP.CG.08). University of Manchester, UK, 9 June 2008 - 11 June 2008. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gunnarsson O & Maddock SC (2008) Sketching Faces. Fifth Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling 2008 (SBIM 2008). Annecy, France, 11 June 2008 - 13 June 2008. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gamito MN & Maddock SC (2007) A progressive refinement approach for the visualisation of implicit surfaces. ADVANCES IN COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND COMPUTER VISION, Vol. 4 (pp 93-108) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gamito MN & Maddock SC (2007) Topological correction of hypertextured implicit surfaces for ray casting. IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications 2007, Proceedings (pp 103-+) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gamito MN & Maddock SC (2006) A progressive refinement approach for the visualisation of implicit surfaces. GRAPP 2006: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER GRAPHICS THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (pp 26-33) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Meredith M & Maddock S (2004) Individualised character motion using weighted real-time inverse kinematics. GAME-ON 2004: 5th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation (pp 57-64) RIS download Bibtex download
  • BinSubaih A, Maddock S & Romano D (2004) A collaborative virtual training architecture for investigating the aftermath of vehicle accidents. MESM '2004: 6th Middle East Simulation Multiconference (pp 170-178) RIS download Bibtex download
  • BinSubaih A, Maddock S & Romano D (2004) An architecture for domain-independent collaborative virtual environments. GAME-ON 2004: 5th International Conference on Intelligent Games and Simulation (pp 84-88) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lorenzo MAS, Edge JD, King SA & Maddock SC (2003) Use and Re-use of Facial Motion CaptureData.. VVG (pp 135-142) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Edge JD & Maddock S (2003) Image-based talking heads using radial basis functions. THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS, PROCEEDINGS (pp 74-80) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lorenzo MAS & Maddock SC (2003) Planar bones for MPEG-4 facial animation. THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS, PROCEEDINGS (pp 81-88) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cooper L & Maddock S (1997) Preventing collapse within mass-spring-damper models of deformable objects. WSCG '97: THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CENTRAL EUROPE ON COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND VISUALIZATION '97, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, VOL 1-4 (pp 70-78) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Millward B, Maddock S & Mangan M () Towards Insect Inspired Visual Sensors for Robots. UKRAS20 Conference: “Robots into the real world” Proceedings RIS download Bibtex download
  • Leach M & Maddock SC () Physically-based Sticky Lips. EG UK Computer Graphics & Visual Computing, 13 September 2018 - 14 September 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Montana LR & Maddock SC () Sketching for Real-time Control of Crowd Simulations. Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (2017), 14 September 2017 - 15 September 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warburton S & Maddock SC () Creating Finite Element Models of Facial Soft Tissue. WSCG 2013. Plsen, Czech Republic, 24 June 2013 - 27 June 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gunnarsson & Maddock SC () Sketch-Based Posing of 3D Faces for Facial Animation. Proceedings of The Eighth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2010 Conference (pp 223-230). Sheffield, 6 September 2010 - 8 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gunnarsson O & Maddock SC () Sketching Faces. Proc. Fifth Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling 2008. Annecy, France, 11 June 2008 - 13 June 2008. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gamito MN & Maddock SC () Localised Topology Correction for Hypertextured Terrains. The Sixth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics 2008 Conference (TP.CG.08). University of Manchester, UK, 9 June 2008 - 11 June 2008. RIS download Bibtex download

Exhibitions

  • Maddock SC, Brown GJ & Bax N (2014, September 18) Computer Love 2.0. Festival of the Mind 2014, Sheffield. RIS download Bibtex download

Posters

  • Alghamdi N, Maddock S, Brown GJ & Barker J (2015) A comparison of audiovisual and auditory-only training on the perception of spectrally-distorted speech. 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Warburton M & Maddock SC (2013) Physics-Based Soft-Tissue Modelling and Simulation. IUPS 2013. RIS download Bibtex download

Datasets

Grants

Current grants

  • Heritage-led urban regeneration: a scalable model for community engagement using immersive technologies, AHRC, 01/2019 - 06/2019, £2,985, as PI

Previous grants

  • Optimisation, Transport Systems Catapult Ltd., 10/2015 - 03/2017, £39,000, as Co-PI
  • Facial expression and autism, Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Trust, 04/2005 - 02/2007, £24,113, as Co-PI
  • Studentship, Infogrames Development Studios, 02/2000 - 01/2003, £3,100, as PI
  • Studentship, KAZOO 3D LTD, 01/2000 - 01/2003, £5,950, as PI
Professional activities
  • Head of the Visual Computing research group
  • Author of 5 best papers at conferences
  • Member of INSIGNEO, SCentRo
  • Co-chair of Education Papers and Panels at Eurographics 2011
  • Local organiser for TP.CG.2010