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Yusu Wang

  • Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • 487 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-1309

Honors

  • 2011

    College of Engineering Lumley Research Award. .

  • 2010

    3rd Best Paper Award. .

  • 2006-2009

    Early Career Principal Investigator (ECPI) Award. .

  • 2008

    NSF Career Award (2008). .

  • 2008

    Top Reviewer for the journal Computaional Geometry: Theory and Applications.

  • 2004

    Best Dissertation Award. .

Chapters

2011

  • W. Harvey, O. Rubel, V. Pascucci, P. -T. Bremer and Y. Wang. 2011. "Enhanced Topology-sensitive Clustering by Reeb Graph Shattering." In Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization II, edited by R. Peikert; H. Hauser; H. Carr; R. Fchs, 77 - New York: Springer.

2008

  • V. Natarajan, P. Koehl, Y. Wang and B. Hamman. 2008. "Visual Analysis of Biomolecular Surfaces." In Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences, edited by L. Linsen, H. Hagen, and B. Hamann, 237 - 255. New York: Springer Verlag.

Journal Articles

2013

  • Dey,Tamal,K; Wang,Yusu, 2013, "Reeb Graphs: Approximation and Persistence." DISCRETE & COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY 49, no. 1, 46 - 73.

2012

  • Dey,T,K; Ge,X; Que,Q; Safa,I; Wang,L; Wang,Y, 2012, "Feature-Preserving Reconstruction of Singular Surfaces." COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM 31, no. 5, 1787 - 1796.
  • Dey,Tamal,K; Ranjan,Pawas; Wang,Yusu, 2012, "Eigen deformation of 3D models." VISUAL COMPUTER 28, no. 6-8, 585 - 595.
  • Luo,Chuanjiang; Safa,Issam; Wang,Yusu, 2012, "Feature-aware streamline generation of planar vector fields via topological methods." COMPUTERS & GRAPHICS-UK 36, no. 6, 754 - 766.
  • Sun,Hong; Sacan,Ahmet; Ferhatosmanoglu,Hakan; Wang,Yusu, 2012, "Smolign: A Spatial Motifs-Based Protein Multiple Structural Alignment Method." IEEE-ACM TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS 9, no. 1, 249 - 261.

2011

  • Dey,Tamal,K; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu, 2011, "Approximating cycles in a shortest basis of the first homology group from point data." INVERSE PROBLEMS 27, no. 12, 124004 -
  • H. Sun, A. Sacan, H. Ferhatosmanoglu and Y. Wang, 2011, "Smolign: A Spatial Motifs Based Protein Multiple Structural Alignment Method." IEEE//ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

2010

  • Dey,T,K; Li,K; Luo,C; Ranjan,P; Safa,I; Wang,Y, 2010, "Persistent Heat Signature for Pose-oblivious Matching of Incomplete Models." COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM 29, no. 5, 1545 - 1554.
  • T. K. Dey, K. Li, C. Luo, P. Ranjan, I. Safa and Y. Wang, 2010, "Persistent Heat Signature for Pose-oblivious Matching of Incomplete Models." Computer Graphics Forum 29, no. 5, 1545 - 1554.
  • P. K. Agarwal, S. Har-Peled, M. Sharir, and Y. Wang, 2010, "Hausdorff distance under translation for points and balls." ACM Transactions on Algorithms 6, no. 4,
  • Harvey,William; Wang,Yusu, 2010, "Topological Landscape Ensembles for Visualization of Scalar-Valued Functions." COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM 29, no. 3, 993 - 1002.
  • William Harvey and Yusu Wang, 2010, "Generating and Exploring a Collection of Topological Landscapes for Visualization of Scalar-Valued Functions." Comput. Graph. Forum 29, no. 3,
  • O. Busaryev, T. K. Dey and Y. Wang, 2010, "Tracking a generator by persistence." Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications 2, no. 4, 539 - 554.
  • Agarwal,Pankaj,K; Har-Peled,Sariel; Sharir,Micha; Wang,Yusu, 2010, "Hausdorff Distance under Translation for Points and Balls." ACM TRANSACTIONS ON ALGORITHMS 6, no. 4, 71 -

2009

  • Luo,Chuanjiang; Safa,Issam; Wang,Yusu, 2009, "Approximating Gradients for Meshes and Point Clouds via Diffusion Metric." COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM 28, no. 5, 1497 - 1508.
  • Wang,Yusu, 2009, "RELATIONS BETWEEN TWO COMMON TYPES OF RECTANGULAR TILINGS." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY & APPLICATIONS 19, no. 2, 161 - 172.
  • Chuanjiang Luo and Issam Safa and Yusu Wang, 2009, "Approximating Gradients for Meshes and Point Clouds via Diffusion Metric." Comput. Graph. Forum 28, no. 5, 1497 - 1508.
  • Luo,Chuanjiang; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu, 2009, "Integral Estimation from Point Cloud in d-Dimensional Space: A Geometric View." PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY (SCG'09) ??, 116 - 124.

2008

  • H. Sun, H. Ferhatosmanolgu, and Y. Wang, 2008, "An Enhanced Partial Order Curve Comparison Algorithm and its Application to Analyzing Protein Folding Trajectories." BMC Bioinformatics 9, 344 -
  • Yusu Wang, 2008, "Approximating Nearest Neighbor Among Triangles in Convex Position." Information Processing Letters 108, no. 6, 379 - 385.
  • Wang,Yusu, 2008, "Approximating nearest neighbor among triangles in convex position." INFORMATION PROCESSING LETTERS 108, no. 6, 379 - 385.
  • Sun,Hong; Ferhatosmanoglu,Hakan; Ota,Motonori; Wang,Yusu, 2008, "An enhanced partial order curve comparison algorithm and its application to analyzing protein folding trajectories." BMC BIOINFORMATICS 9, 344 -
  • Zheng,Zizhan; Fan,Kai-Wei; Sinha,Prasun; Wang,Yusu, 2008, "Distributed Roadmap Aided Routing in Sensor Networks." 2008 FIFTH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE AD-HOC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS, VOLS 1 AND 2 ??, 334 - 339.
  • Natarajan,Vijay; Koeh,Patrice; Wang,Yusu; Hamann,Bernd, 2008, "Visual analysis of biomolecular surfaces." VISUALIZATION IN MEDICINE AND LIFE SCIENCES ??, 237 - ?.
  • Belkin,Mikhail; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu, 2008, "Discrete Laplace Operator on Meshed Surfaces." PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY (SGG'08) ??, 278 - 287.

2007

  • H. Wu, M. Wong, I. Liu, and Y. Wang, 2007, "Placement-Proximity-Based Voltage Island Grouping under Performance Requirement." IEEE Trans. Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 26, no. 7, 1256 - 1269.
  • Sacan, O. Ozturk, H. Ferhatosmanoglu, and Y. Wang, 2007, "LFM-Pro: A Tool for Detecting Significant Local Structural Sites in Proteins." Bioinformatics 23, no. 6, 709 - 716.
  • L. J. Guibas and Y. Wang, 2007, "Towards Unsupervised Segmentation of Semi-rigid Low-Resolution Molecular Surfaces." Algorithmica 48, no. 4, 433 - 448.
  • P. K. Agarwal, N. Mustafa, and Y. Wang, 2007, "Efficient Algorithms for Contact-map Overlap Problem." Journal of Computational Biology 14, no. 2, 131 - 143.
  • P. K. Agarwal, Y. Wang, and H. Yu, 2007, "A Two-Dimensional Kinetic Triangulation with Near-Quadratic Topological Changes." Discrete and Computational Geometry 36, no. 4, 573 - 592.
  • Guibas,Leonidas,J; Wang,Yusu, 2007, "Toward unsupervised segmentation of semi-rigid low-resolution molecular surfaces." ALGORITHMICA 48, no. 4, 433 - 448.
  • P. K. Agarwal, H. Edelsbrunner, J. Harer, and Y. Wang, 2007, "Extreme Elevation on a 2-Manifold." Discrete and Computational Geometry 36, no. 4, 553 - 572.
  • Sacan,Ahmet; Ozturk,Ozgur; Ferhatosmanoglu,Hakan; Wang,Yusu, 2007, "LFM-Pro: a tool for detecting significant local structural sites in proteins." BIOINFORMATICS 23, no. 6, 709 - 716.
  • Wu,Huaizhi; Wong,Martin,DF; Liu,I-Min; Wang,Yusu, 2007, "Placement-proximity-based voltage island grouping under performance requirement." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS 26, no. 7, 1256 - 1269.
  • Sun,Hong; Ferhatosmanoglu,Hakan; Ota,Motonori; Wang,Yusu, 2007, "Enhanced partial order curve comparison over multiple protein folding trajectories.." Computational systems bioinformatics / Life Sciences Society. Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference 6, 299 - 310.

2006

  • Natarajan,Vijay; Wang,Yusu; Bremer,Peer-Timo; Pascucci,Valerio; Hamann,Bernd, 2006, "Segmenting molecular surfaces." COMPUTER AIDED GEOMETRIC DESIGN 23, no. 6, 495 - 509.
  • Wang,Yusu, 2006, "Relations between two common types of rectangular tilings." ALGORITHMS AND COMPUTATION, PROCEEDINGS 4288, 193 - 202.
  • Aronov,Boris; Har-Peled,Sariel; Knauer,Christian; Wang,Yusu; Wenk,Carola, 2006, "Frechet distance for curves, revisited." ALGORITHMS - ESA 2006, PROCEEDINGS 4168, 52 - 63.
  • V. Natarajan, Y. Wang, P. Bremer, V. Pascucci, and B. Hamann, 2006, "Segmenting Molecular Surfaces." Computer Aided Geometric Design 23, 495 - 509.

2005

  • P. K. Agarwal, S. Har-Peled, N. Mustafa, and Y. Wang, 2005, "Near-linear Time Approximation Algorithms for Curve Simplification in Two and Three-dimensions." Algorithmica 42, no. 3 / 4, 203 - 221.

2004

  • Har-Peled,S; Wang,Y,S, 2004, "Shape fitting with outliers." SIAM JOURNAL ON COMPUTING 33, no. 2, 269 - 285.
  • S. Har-Peled and Y. Wang, 2004, "Shape Fitting with Outliers." SIAM Journal on Computing 33, no. 2, 269 - 285.
  • Agarwal,P,K; Edelsbrunner,H; Wang,Y, 2004, "Computing the writhing number of a polygonal knot." DISCRETE & COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY 32, no. 1, 37 - 53.
  • P. K. Agarwal, H. Edelsbrunner, and Y. Wang, 2004, "Computing the Writhing Number of a Polygonal Knot." Discrete and Computational Geometry 32, no. 1, 37 - 53.

Unknown

  • Luo, C, Safa, I, Wang, Y, "Feature-aware Streamline Generation of Planar Vector Fields via Topological Meths." Computer and Graphics

Papers in Proceedings

2013

  • Dey,Tamal,K; Ranjan,Pawas; Wang,Yusu "Weighted graph Laplace operator under Topological noise." in ACM/SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. New Orleanse, (1 2013). 197 -

2012

  • Ousaryev, O, Cabello, S, Chen, C, Dey, T, Wang, Y "Annotating Simplices with a Homology Basis and Its Applications." in 13th Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory. Helsinki, (7 2012). 189 -
  • Belkin, M, Que Q, Wang, Y, Zhou, X "Towards understanding complex spaces: graph Lapacians on manifolds with singularities and boundaries." in 25th Conference on Learning Theory. Edinburgh, (6 2012). 36.1 -
  • Dey, T, Ranjan, P, Wang, Y "Eigen Deformation of 3D Models." in Computer Grapics International 2012. Bournemouth, (6 2012). 585 -

2011

  • Dey,Tamal,K; Wang,Yusu "Reeb Graphs: Approximation and Persistence." in 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry. NEW YORK, (6 2011). 226 - 235.
  • Ge, X, Safa, I, Belkin, M, Wang, Y "Data Skeletonization via Reeb Graphs." in Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. Red Hook, NY, (12 2011). 837 -
  • W. Harvey, O. Rubel, V. Pascucci, P. -T. Bremer and Y. Wang "Enhanced Topology-sensitive Clustering by Reeb Graph Shattering." in TopoInVis. (1 2011).

2010

  • Dey,Tamal,K; Ranjan,Pawas; Wang,Yusu "Convergence, Stability, and Discrete Approximation of Laplace Spectra." in 21st Annual ACM/SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. PHILADELPHIA, (1 2010). 650 - 663.
  • Busaryev,Oleksiy; Dey,Tamal,K; Wang,Yusu "Tracking a Generator by Persistence." in 16th Annual International Computing and Combinatorics Conference. BERLIN, (1 2010). 278 - 287.
  • Dey,Tamal,K; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu "Approximating Loops in a Shortest Homology Basis from Point Data." in 26th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry. NEW YORK, (1 2010). 166 - 175.
  • Harvey,William; Wang,Yusu; Wenger,Rephael "A Randomized O(m log m) Time Algorithm for Computing Reeb Graphs of Arbitrary Simplicial Complexes." in 26th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry. NEW YORK, (1 2010). 267 - 276.

2009

  • Belkin,Mikhail; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu "Constructing Laplace Operator from Point Clouds in R-d." in 20th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. PHILADELPHIA, (1 2009). 1031 - 1040.
  • Buchin,Kevin; Buchin,Maike; Wang,Yusu "Exact Algorithms for Partial Curve Matching via the Frechet Distance." in 20th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. PHILADELPHIA, (1 2009). 645 - 654.
  • Wang,Yusu "RELATIONS BETWEEN TWO COMMON TYPES OF RECTANGULAR TILINGS." JOURNAL: "INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY & APPLICATIONS." in 17th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2006). (4 2009). 161 - 172.
  • M. Belkin, J. Sun, and Y. Wang "Constructing Laplace Operator from Point Cloud Data in R^d." in SIAM/ACM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SoDA). New York, (1 2009). 1031 - 1040.
  • Luo,Chuanjiang; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu "Integral Estimation from Point Cloud in d-Dimensional Space: A Geometric View." in 25th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry. NEW YORK, (1 2009). 116 - 124.
  • Luo,Chuanjiang; Safa,Issam; Wang,Yusu "Approximating Gradients for Meshes and Point Clouds via Diffusion Metric." JOURNAL: "COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM." in 7th Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing (SGP). (7 2009). 1497 - 1508.

2008

  • Belkin,Mikhail; Sun,Jian; Wang,Yusu "Discrete Laplace Operator on Meshed Surfaces." in 24th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry. NEW YORK, (1 2008). 278 - 287.
  • Natarajan,Vijay; Koeh,Patrice; Wang,Yusu; Hamann,Bernd "Visual analysis of biomolecular surfaces." in Workshop on Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences. BERLIN, (1 2008). 237 - ?.
  • Zheng,Zizhan; Fan,Kai-Wei; Sinha,Prasun; Wang,Yusu "Distributed Roadmap Aided Routing in Sensor Networks." in 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Systems. NEW YORK, (1 2008). 334 - 339.

2007

  • H. Sun, H. Ferhatosmanoglu, M. Ota, and Y. Wang "An Enhanced Partial Order Curve Comparison over Multiple Protein Folding Trajectories." in Intl. Conf. Computational Systems Bioinformatics. Palo Alto, (1 2007). 299 - 310.

2006

  • Funke,Stefan; Guibas,Leonidas,J; Nguyen,An; Wang,Yusu "Distance-sensitive information brokerage in sensor networks." in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems. BERLIN, (1 2006). 234 - 251.
  • Agarwal,Pankaj,K; Edelsbrunner,Herbert; Harer,John; Wang,Yusu "Extreme elevation on a 2-manifold." JOURNAL: "DISCRETE & COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY." in 20th ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry. (12 2006). 553 - 572.
  • Wang,Yusu; Guibas,Leonidas,J "Towards unsupervised segmentation of semi-rigid low-resolution molecular surfaces." in 4th International Conference on Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP 2006). BERLIN, (1 2006). 129 - 142.
  • Agarwal,Pankaj,K; Wang,Yusu; Yu,Hai "A two-dimensional kinetic triangulation with near-quadratic topological changes." JOURNAL: "DISCRETE & COMPUTATIONAL GEOMETRY." in 20th ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry. (12 2006). 573 - 592.
  • Wang,Yusu "Relations between two common types of rectangular tilings." in 17th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2006). BERLIN, (1 2006). 193 - 202.
  • Aronov,Boris; Har-Peled,Sariel; Knauer,Christian; Wang,Yusu; Wenk,Carola "Frechet distance for curves, revisited." in 14th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2006). BERLIN, (1 2006). 52 - 63.

2005

  • Agarwal,Pankaj,K; Wang,Yusu; Yin,Peng "Lower Bound for Sparse Euclidean Spanners." in 16th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. PHILADELPHIA, (1 2005). 670 - 671.
  • Wang,Y; Agarwal,P,K; BROWN,P; Edelsbrunner,H; Rudolph,J "Coarse and reliable geometric alignment for protein docking." in 10th Annual Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB). SINGAPORE, (1 2005). 64 - 75.
  • Wu,H,Z; Liu,I,M; Wong,M,DF; Wang,Y,S "Post-placement voltage island generation under performance requirement." in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design. NEW YORK, (1 2005). 309 - 316.

2004

  • P. K. Agarwal, Y. Wang and H. Yu "A 2D Kinetic Triangulation with Near-Quadratic Topological Changes." in ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG). New York, (1 2004). 180 -
  • P. K. Agarwal, H. Edelsbrunner, J. Harer, and Y. Wang "Extreme Elevation on a 2-Manifold." in ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG). New York, (1 2004). 180 - 189.

2003

  • Agarwal, P. K, Har-Peled, S, Sharir, M, Wang, Y "Hausdorff Distance under Tranlation for Points and Balls." in ACM Sympos. Computational Geometry (SoCG). San Diego, (6 2003). 282 -
  • S. Har-Peled and Y. Wang "Shape Fitting with Outliers." in ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG). San Diego, (1 2003). 29 - 38.

2002

  • Agarwal,P,K; Har-Peled,S; Mustafa,N,H; Wang,Y,S "Near-linear time approximation algorithms for curve simplification." in 10th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2002). BERLIN, (1 2002). 29 - 41.
  • Agarwal,P,K; Edelsbrunner,H; Wang,Y,S "Computing the writhing number of a polygonal knot." in 13th Annual ACM/SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. PHILADELPHIA, (1 2002). 791 - 799.