Papers, Articles, Seminars, Workshops


Paper: How do Cortical Dynamics Organize an Anatomy of Cognition? (Journal of Consciousness Studies, In Press)
Conference paper: Beacon Virtua - a virtual reality simulation detailing the recent and shipwreck history of Beacon Island. Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Conference.
Andrew Woods, Nick Oliver, Paul Bourke, and Jeremy Green
Presentation: Digital experiences. September 2017
Paper Pilbara Rock art: laser scanning, photogrammetry and 3D photographic reconstruction as heritage management tools. Heritage Science. (Springer) 4 July 2017. DOI 10.1186/s40494-017-0140-7
Annabelle Davis, David Belton, Petra Helmholz, Paul Bourke, Jo McDonald
Presentation: Data capture for VR. June 2017
Workshop: 3D model reconstruction from photographs. Sri Lanka, May 2017.
Presentation: Introduction to 360 video. March 2017
Conference Paper: Image distortions in large-scale immersive display systems - Cylinder and wedge displays. Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVIII (SD&A 2017).
Andrew Woods, Joshua Hollick, Jesse Helliwell, Paul Bourke
Presentation: Introduction to VR laboratory technology. February 2017
Paper: Visualising volumetric fractals. GSTF Journal on Computing (JOC). Vol. 5 No. 2 (January 2017). DOI: 10.5176/2251-3043_5.2.370


Workshop: 3D model reconstruction from photographs. Singapore, December.
Presentation: Reality in VR. Perth, November
Paper: Further Work On The Shaping Of Cortical Development And Function By Synchrony And Metabolic Competition. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. Vol 10, 2016. DOI: 10.3389/fncom.2016.00127, ISSN: 1662-5188
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke
Presentation: ANMM fulldome production. Sydney, July
Essay: Photography for the future tourist
Paper: Keeping it Real: Creating and Acquiring Assets for Serious Games. The Computer Games Journal (Springer). Vol 5, Issue 1-2, pp 7-22, September 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s40869-016-0018-z
P.D. Bourke, J. Green
Presentation: RMIT domelab. Melbourne 2016
Presentation: DomeLab and EPICentre. APS 2016
Paper: Different Visual Stimuli Affect Body Reorientation Strategies During Sidestepping. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. doi:10.1111/sms.12668
Lee, M.J.C., Lloyd, D.G., Lay, B.S., Bourke, P.D., Alderson, J.A.
Keynote: Workshop on 3D Printing and Visualisation. CSIRO, Melbourne February 2016


Article: Reducing ACL injury risk by standing still with zero impact perceptual (ZIP) training! Journal of Science and Medicine. December 2014 Volume 18, Supplement 1, Page e132
S. Tidman, A. Brierty, P.D. Bourke, B. Lay, J. Alderson.
Conference paper: Beacon Island Virtua: A Digital 3D Representation. Australian Archaeological Association 2015 Conference, Dec 2015
Paul Bourke, Jeremy Green
Conference paper: A Methodological Case Study of High Resolution Rock Art Recording in the East Pilbara, Western Australia. Australian Archaeological Association 2015 Conference, Dec 2015
Annabelle Davis, Jo McDonald, Petra Helmholz, David Belton, Paul Bourke
Presentation: Capturing assets for fulldome
DomeLab, Dec 2015.
Conference paper: Glasses free - Survey and future prospects. OzViz 2015 Conference, Dec 2015
P.D. Bourke
Paper: Insights into the Mechanics of En-Échelon Sigmoidal Vein Formation using Ultra-High Resolution Photogrammetry and Computed Tomography. Journal of Structural Geology (Elsevier). Volume 77, August 2015, Pages 27-44. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2015.05.006
Samuel T Thiele, Steven Micklethwaite, Paul Bourke, Michael Verrall, Peter Kovesi
Paper: Scientific data visualisation using techniques normally reserved for more frivolous activities. GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC), Vol 4, No 3 (2015)
Workshop: DomeLab 2015 workshop.
Peter Morse, Paul Bourke.
Conference paper: Development of Digital Techniques for Mapping an Open Pit at Coolgardie. 77th Earth Science for Energy and Environment conference. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201413405, June 2015.
Hasnain Ali Bangash, Steven Micklethwaite, Paul Bourke, Peter Kovesi
Paper: Automated 3D model reconstruction from photographs. Proceedings of VSMM 2014 International Conference. IEEE Xplore Conference Publications. DIO: 10.1109/VSMM.2014.7136644, pp 21-24.
Paper: Novel imaging of heritage objects and sites. Proceedings of VSMM 2014 International Conference. IEEE Xplore Conference Publications. DOI: 10.1109/VSMM.2014.7136666, pp 25-30
P.D. Bourke
Keynote: Enhancing research with new and emerging presentation technologies. The Art of 3D Stereo Media, NTU, Singapore April 2015.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: Novel physical representations for the visualisation of science data and mathematics. CGAT 2015. Singapore, April 2015. Published in the Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games, Multimedia and Allied Technology (CGAT 2015).
P.D. Bourke
Presentation: Imaging with Drones
Presentation: Displays and immersion
Presentation: Virtual Reality: A new facility at UWA
Presentation: Archaeology, Rock art, Heritage: digital recording, interpreting, visualising, and managing. Digital Humanities Research Seminar, UWA.
Alistair Paterson, Jo McDonald, Madeline McAllister, Paul Bourke
Workshop: Virtual tours: Workshop outline
Presentation: "Being There": A demonstration of two immersive display technologies. January 2015, UWA.
Book chapter: Neural Field Dynamics and the Development of the Cerebral Cortex. Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics (IV), Springer. ISBN 978-94-017-9547-0, 2015
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke


and paper:
Automated 3D model reconstruction from photographs. Dec 2014. VSMM (20th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia), Hong Kong.
Report: Short description of novel capture for heritage objects, sites, and cultural events.
Paper: Novel imaging of heritage objects and sites. Dec 2014. VSMM (20th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia), Hong Kong.
P.D. Bourke
Presentation: Introduction to visualisation. iVEC Interns, Nov 2014.
Keynote: Imaging and visualisation in heritage. UWA Computer Science and Software Engineering Conference, Nov 2014
Paper: High resolution imaging: Capture, storage and access. eResearch 2014. Melbourne, October.
P.D. Bourke
Report: Enhancing rock art recordings through multispectral photography
Presentation: Novel imaging - Applications in Archaeology. UWA, October.
Presentation: LuxLab. UNSW, Sydney, September.
Paper: Mobius-Strip-Like Columnar Functional Connections are Revealed in Somato-Sensory Receptive Field Centroids. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. Front. Neuroanat. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.00119
James Joseph Wright, Paul Bourke, Oleg Vyachesslavovich Favorov
Presentation: Computational Design. UWA, August.
Presentation: Lenticular prints. UWA, August.
Presentation: Caversham Motor Racing Circuit: Novel capture and presentation ideas. Curtin University, August.
Workshop: Automated 3D Model Reconstruction from Photographs. ECU, Western Australia. September.
Workshop: 3D printing and data visualisation. ECU, Western Australia. August.
Seminar: Content Creation for Dome Displays. Part 1. June. Curtin HIVE (Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch).
Workshop: Content Creation for Dome Displays. Part 2 - Technology Workshop. Curtin University, Western Australia. August.
Keynote: Volume Visualisation of Egyptian Mummies. AESWA (The Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia Inc). Perth. July.
Presentation: 3D Reconstruction of Heritage Objects from Photographs. AESWA (The Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia Inc). Perth, July.
Conference paper: Novel Image Capture and Presentation in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. iBIT's 2nd Annual World Congress of Cultural & Creative IT Industries. Dalian, June.
P.D. Bourke
Seminar: The Panorama: Applications to Science and Heritage Visualisation. Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA. June.
Report: Brief summary report of novel digital image capture techniques. March.
Workshop: Automated 3D Model Reconstruction from Photographs. Digital Humanities Australasia 2014. UWA, Western Australia. March
Presentation: Novel Imaging. Maritime Archaeology Advisory Committee. UWA, Western Australia. March.
Presentation: Visualisation @ iVEC. iVEC Intern Symposium. UWA. February.
Presentation: Fulldome adventures in 2013: Personal domes, video capture and visualisation. Australasian planetarium society. Melbourne. February.
Report: Report on Beacon Island photographic capture. February.
Seminar: 3D printing and data visualisation: A technology brief. UWA. February.
Book chapter: Neural Fields: Theory and Applications. Springer. Chapter 18: Neural Field Dynamics and the Evolution of the Cerebral Cortex. ISBN 978-3-642-54593-1 (ebook), ISBN 978-3-642-54592-4 (Hardcover)
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke


Presentation: Review of Siggraph Asia 2013 conference. UWA, December.
Presentation: iVEC 2013 intern student presentation: Introduction to Visualisation. UWA, December.
Paper: Textured 3D models derived automatically from photographs. eResearch 2013. October.
P.D. Bourke
Presentation: Pacific Graphics summary, UWA, October.
Presentation: Visualisation: Projects at iVEC@UWA. ECU, October.
Presentation: Omni-Directional Stereoscopic Panoramic Images. UWA, September.
Presentation: Novel Visualisation Technologies: Projects in the Humanities. Curtin University, September.
Presentation: Computational Design. UWA, IDES2040 Future Making, August.
Workshop: iDome workshop at ECU. July.
Technical note: LadyBug-3 - Fast start document for users of the LadyBug-3.
Paper: A space filling algorithm for generating procedural geometry and texture. GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013, pp 75-79. Online ISSN: 2010-2283. DOI: 10.7603/s40601-013-0004-2
P.D. Bourke
Invited paper: Neural field dynamics and the development of the cerebral cortex. ICCN2013 (The 4th International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics) June 2013.
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke
Presentation: Beacon Island Project. iVEC staff presentation, April.
Workshop: Automated 3D Model Reconstruction from Photographs. CGAT - 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia & Allied Technology. April (Singapore)
Presentation: APS (Australasian Planetarium Society), Activity report, April.
Paper: An Algorithm for Random Fractal Filling of Space. Computer Graphics Forum. July 2013. The Eurographics Association and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. doi: 10.1111/cgf.12163
John Shier, Paul Bourke
Conference paper: State of the Art: advances in Australian archaeological research and communication, CAA2013 (Computer Application in Archaeology) conference. March.
Alistair Paterson, Jo McDonald, Paul Bourke
Presentation: Visualisation at iVEC@UWA, March.
Paper: Effects of Different Visual Stimuli on Postures and Knee Moments During Sidestepping. Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e318290c28a
Lee, Marcus JC; Lloyd, David G; Lay, Brendan S; Bourke, Paul D; Alderson, Jacqueline A
Anthology: The Art and Science of Insight in Research. iVEC
Paper: Graphical exploration of the connectivity sets of alternated Julia sets; M, the set of disconnected alternated Julia sets. Nonlinear Dynamics, Springer, March. DOI: 10.1007/s11071-013-0859-y
M.F. Danca, P.D. Bourke, M. Romera
Presentation: Photographs to models and everything in between. 2013 iVEC Annual Symposium. February.
Paper: On the dynamics of cortical development: synchrony and synaptic self-organisation. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00004
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke.
Paper: Space Filling: A new algorithm for procedural creation of (some) game assets. (Best research paper award). Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia & Allied Technology (CGAT 2013), pp 1-5. ISSN: 2251-1679. doi: 10.5716/2251-1679_CGAT13.01
Paul Bourke, John Shier
Book chapter: Applications of microtomography to multiscale system dynamics - visualisation, characterisation and high performance computation. GPU Solutions to Multi-scale Problems in Science and Engineering. Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences, Springer Link, 2013, chapter 40. ISBN: 978-3-642-16404-0 (Print) 978-3-642-16405-7 (Online)
Jie Liu, Klaus Regenauer-Lieb, Chris Hines, Shuxia Zhang, Paul Bourke, Florian Fusseis, David Yuen.
Paper: Visual search differs but not reaction time when intercepting a 3D versus 2D videoed opponent. Journal of Motor Behavior. Vol. 45, No. 2, 2013, pages 107-115. Dio: 10.1080/00222895.2012.760512. ISSN: 0022-2895 (Print), 1940-1027 (Online)
Marcus J.C. Lee, Stephen J. Tidman, Brendan S. Lay, Paul D. Bourke, David G. Lloyd and Jacqueline A. Alderson
Seminar: 3D reconstruction from photographs. UWA, January.
Workshop: LadyBug-3 filming and postprocessing. Edith Cowan University. January.


Conference paper: Visualization Techniques and Rock Art: Advances in Analysis and Opportunities for Interpretation. Australian Archaeological Association, Wollongong, December 2012.
Prof Alistair Paterson, Paul Bourke, Prof Jo McDonald
Symposium: Visualisation Technologies: Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Research. Curtin University of Technology, December 2012.
Presentation: Automated 3D Reconstruction from Photographs. OzViz, UWA, December 2012.
Presentation: Personal hilights from Siggraph Asia 2012. UWA, December 2012.
Presentation: iVEC 2012 intern student presentation: Introduction to Visualisation. UWA, Nov 2012.
Presentation: Pacific Graphics Conference & Indigeneous Heritage Site Recording. UWA, August 2012
Presentation: Visualisation: iVEC - ECU. Launch of iVEC@ECU. September 2012
Technical report: Report on low latency video-to-display hardware
Paper: Automatic 3D reconstruction: An exploration of the state of the art. GSTF Journal on Computing, October 2012, Volume 2, Number 3, pp 71-75, ISSN 2251-3043.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: A Framework for Supporting Immersion in Commodity Gaming. GSTF Journal on Computing, October 2012, Volume 2, Number 3, pp 35-40, ISSN 2251-3043.
P.D. Bourke
Presentation: Fulldome visualisation. Kuching planetarium, Sarawak. July 2012.
Presentation: Magic Planet display. UWA, June 2012
Andrew Squelch, Paul Bourke
Presentation: Hemispherical dome adventures. UWA, June 2012
Peter Morse, Paul Bourke
Presentation: Digital fulldome technology for content developers. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore, India. May 2012.
Conference Paper: The Effects of Visual-perception on Evasive Sidestepping: Implications for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Volume 44, pp 549.
M. Lee, B. Lay, D. Lloyd, P Bourke, J Alderson
Presentation: Automatic generation of game assets from photography. CGAT 2012, May 2012, Indonesia.
Presentation: Novel image/video capture, Application snapshots. UWA, April 2012
Presentation: Capturing novel image data for indigenous rock art archaeology. UWA, April 2012
Presentation: APS (Australasian Planetarium Society), Activity report, April 2012
Presentation: The Diversity of Visualisation: Selected visualisation projects from 2011. iVEC Intern Showcase, Perth, February 2012.
Paper: Immersion: The Challenge for Commodity Gaming. [Best research paper award] Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia & Allied Technology (CGAT 2012) ISSN 2251-1679, pp 1-5.
P.D. Bourke


Seminar: Siggraph Asia 2011: Personal summary. UWA, December 2011.
Paper: Development of an integrated 3D stereoscopic system to measure coupled perceptual-motor skill Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. December 2011, Volume 14, Supplement 1, pp e58-e59.
M. Lee, S. Tidman, P Bourke, J Alderson, B Lay
Sketch: A Practical Visualization Strategy for Large-Scale Supernovae CFD Simulations. SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Sketches, SA'11, 15, pp. 15.
Derek K. Gerstmann, Toby Potter, Michael Houston, Paul Bourke, Kwan-Liu Ma, Andreas Wicenec.
Paper: Using a 3D integrated stereoscopic system to investigate the biomechanics of evasive sidestepping: Implications for ACL injuries. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. December 2011, Volume 14, Supplement 1, pp e105.
M. Lee, B. Lay, P Bourke, J Alderson
Paper: Evasive sidestepping as a visual-perceptual-motor skill: implications for anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention. Proceedings for the 10th Motor Control & Human Skill Conference, 29 November - 2 December (pp 44). 2011.
Lay, B.S., Lee, M.J.C., Tidman, S.J., Lloyd, D.G., Bourke, P.D., & Alderson, J.A.
Presentation: Square Kilometer Array: The Science & Technology. Eternal University, Himachal Pradesh, India, Dec 2011.
Presentation: Engaging displays for visualisation. Future Science Conference. UWA, Nov 2011.
Presentation: iVEC 2011 intern student presentation: Science Visualisation. UWA, Nov 2011.
Presentation: Projects in 2011. OzViz, Sydney, November 2011.
Presentation: Visualisation, Public Outreach, and Exhibitions. CGIV11 (Computer Graphics, Imaging, and Visualisation), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, August 2011.
Presentation: Project summaries: Novel data capture and presentation technologies used in museum and art galleries. GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums), iVEC@UWA seminar, July 2011.
Presentation: Fulldome Activity Report. APS, Melbourne Planetarium. May 2011.
Presentation: Virtual Environments, Visualisation, Novel Displays 3D visualisation: Evolution of thought. Perth, April 2011.
Seminar: Square Kilometer Array: The worlds most powerful radio telescope. Kuching Planetarium, March 2011.
Workshop: Advanced Applications in Stereographic, Panoramic, and Fulldome Visualisation. ISVRI (International Symposium on VR innovation), Singapore. March 2011.
Paper: qwViz: visualisation of quantum walks on graphs. Computer Physics Communications. Elsevier, ISSN 0010-4655. Volume 182, Issue 10, pp 2295-2302, October 2011. Doi: 10.1016/j.cpc.2011.06.002
Scott D. Berry, Paul Bourke, Jingbo B. Wang
Presentation: Projects 2010. AUC, Gold Coast, February 2011.


Presentation: iVEC 2010 intern student presentation: Science Visualisation. UWA, Nov 2010.
Presentation: Stereoscopic 3D technology: history, principles, and limitations. ARRC, Nov 2010.
Paper: Visualisation of novel high resolution digital photography. eResearch Australasia, Gold Coast, Nov 2010.
Seminar: It's not an Optiportal. UWA, Oct 2010.
Workshop: Introduction to digital fulldome technology. DomeLab (Australia Network for Art and Technology), Oct 2010.
Paper: Capturing Omni-Directional Stereoscopic Spherical Projections With A Single Camera. Published in the Proceedings 2010 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia. ISBN: 978-1-4244-9025-7, pp 179-183. Presented at VSMM 2010. Seoul, South Korea. Oct 2010.
P.D. Bourke
Lecture: Science Visualisation. UWA course: COMM2205. Sept 2010. Science Communication.
Workshop: Tiled displays for presenting high resolution datasets. Science and data challenges for Radio Astronomy Research, UWA, August 2010.
Paper: Immersive Gaming in a Hemispherical Dome. GSTF International Journal on Computing (JoC). ISSN: 2010-2283, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010.
P.D. Bourke, D.Q. Felinto
Paper: The Application of a Sports-Specific 3D Stereoscopic Stimulus to Example Pre-Planning Time and Gaze Characteristics During Evasive Side-Stepping Manoeuvres. Proceedings of the 28th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports. pp 451-452. July, 2010.
Jacqueline Alderson, Marcus Lee, Paul Bourke, Brendan Lay, David Lloyd & Bruce Elliott.
Workshop: iDome workshop. Prepared for City University, Hong Kong, May 2010.
Seminar: Capture of immersive video with the LadyBug-3 Camera. APS (Australasian Planetarium Society) meeting. Launceston, April 2010.
Paul Bourke, presented in absentia by Peter Morse
Seminar: Digital fulldome for science research and public education. Kuching Planetarium, March 2010.
Seminar: Volume Visualisation For Educational Content Creation. UWA. 8 February 2010.
Paper: Blender and Immersive Gaming in a Hemispherical Dome. Proceedings of the Computer Games & Allied Technology 10 (CGAT10), Research Publishing Services. Presented at Computer Games & Allied Technology 2010, Singapore. April 2010.
P.D. Bourke, D.Q. Felinto
Paper: Stereoscopic filming for investigating evasive side-stepping and anterior cruciate ligament injury risk. Presented at Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXI, 18-20 January 2010, San Jose, California. Published in Proceedings of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, SPIE Vol. 7524, Article 06 (2010). Doi: 10.1117/12.840153
Marcus J.C. Lee, Paul Bourke, Jacqueline A. Alderson. David G. Lloyd, Brendan Lay


Seminar: Digital Fulldome as an Immersive Environment for Visualisation: Projects in 2009. OzViz December 2009, Melbourne.
Performance: A Slice of Light A digital interactive performance. PICA, Perth. Hellen Sky, Garth Paine, Brandon Hur, Paul Bourke
Article: Immersive Environments Meet 3D Gaming. Wheels for the Mind, Spring Issue 2009.
Tutorial: Introduction to Visualisation: iVEC intern program 2009. iVEC@UWA, November 2009.
Seminar: Presented at the Polar Science workshop, Centre for Learning Technologies, UWA. November 2009.
Seminar: Serious games: SecondLife. Presented to Centre for Learning Technologies, UWA. August 2009.
Seminar: Immersive Gaming: The Challenge. Sydney Games Forum, University of Technology Sydney. May 2009
Seminar: Fulldome Blender. Presented At The First Argentina Blender Conference. Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, May 2009.
Dalai Felinto, Paul Bourke
Seminar: Novel presentation of visualisation results using rapid prototypes, crystal engraving, holograms and the iDome. Tomography Workshop: "Scientific Application of X-ray Tomography in Perth". June 2009.
Seminar: Science Visualisation and Engaging Display Techologies. Illawarra Innovation Festival. Wollongong Science Centre, May 2009
Seminar: iDome Application Examples. APS (Australasian Planetarium Society) meeting. Mt Cook, May 2009
Paul Bourke, presented in absentia by Peter Morse
Paper: Omni-Directional Stereoscopic Fisheye Images For Immersive Hemispherical Dome Environments. Proceedings of the Computer Games & Allied Technology 09 (CGAT09), Research Publishing Services, ISBN: 978-981-08-3165-3, pp 136-143. Presented at Computer Games & Allied Technology 09, Singapore, May 12, 2009.
Paul Bourke
Paper: iDome: Immersive gaming with the Unity game engine. Proceedings of the Computer Games & Allied Technology 09 (CGAT09), Research Publishing Services, ISBN: 978-981-08-3165-3, pp 265-272. Presented at Computer Games & Allied Technology 09, Singapore, May 12, 2009.
Paul Bourke
Seminar: iVEC@UWA usergroup meeting. iVEC@UWA, February 2009.
Paper: Evaluating Second Life for the Collaborative Exploration of 3D Fractals. Computers & Graphics, Vol 33, Issue 1, Feb 2009, pp. 113-117. Doi: 10.1016/j.cag.2008.08.004
P.D. Bourke


Seminar: Omni Directional Stereoscopic Projection. User group meeting at Siggraph-Asia. Singapore 2008.
Seminar: Presentation of visualisation data. OzViz 2008, ANU, Canberra, December 2008.
Tutorial: Introduction to Visualisation. iVEC@UWA. University of Western Australia, December 2008.
Paper: Cortical Anatomy and the Spatiotemporal Learning Rule. 1st International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics. Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics. ICCN 2007, Springer, pp 147-157, June 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8386-0, Doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8387-7_45
J.J.Wright and P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Engaging visual environments iVEC@UWA seminar to Geek Girls, August 2008
Seminar: Exploring Second Life for Collaborative Visualisation. iVEC@UWA seminar series, May 2008
Paper: New approaches in 3D visualization and analysis of rocks. International Geological Congress, August 2008
Klaus Gessner, Andrew Squelch, M. Ben Clennell, Eun-jung Holden, Paul Bourke, Bodey R. Baker, Cameron Walsh, Robert Hough, Jie Liu, Klaus Regenauer-Lieb, Hagen Deckert, Michael Drews
Seminar: Vertical dome (iDome): Visualisation and Navigable movies. And Upright Dome Workshop and Demonstration
Paper: An outline of functional self-organization in V1: synchrony, STLR and Hebb rules. Cognitive Neurodynamics (Springer), Volume 2, Number 2, pp 147-157, June 2008. Doi: 10.1007/s11571-008-9048-y
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Realtime raytracing, Application to visualisation. iVEC seminar series: "Raytracing: your shadows for nothing and reflections for free".
Report: High resolution displays using Apple hardware. Ongoing report from an AUC Innovation Grant.
Paper: Evaluating Second Life as a tool for collaborative scientific visualisation. Computer Games and Allied Technology. Singapore, April 28-30, 2008.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: Low Cost Projection Environment for Immersive Gaming. JMM (Journal of MultiMedia), Volume 3, Issue 1, May 2008, pp 41-46.
P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Tactile Visualisation: Feel your data! iVEC@UWA Seminar series, April 2008.
Seminar: ASKAP Site Visualisation. Deep surveys of the Radio Universe with SKA Pathfinders Conference.
Seminar: Advances in Visualisation. iVEC eResearch Forum, February 2008.
Seminar: iDome and digital projection into hemispherical domes. Presentation to the Astronomical Group of Western Australia. January 2008.


Course: Digital Fulldome - Techniques and Technologies. Course prepared for Graphite (ACM Siggraph). Perth, Dec 2007.
P. Bourke
Tutorial: Introduction to Visualisation. iVEC@UWA. University of Western Australia, December 2007.
Seminar: Immersive environments and applications to gaming Edith Cowan University (Createc), Serious Games for Serious Business. 16th Nov 2007.
P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Novel immersive environments. Talk to Curtin University Computer Science students. (Perth) 31st October 2007
Workshop: VSMM 2007 - Stereoscopy: Theory and Practice. 23 September 2007. (Brisbane)
P. Bourke, P. Morse
Seminar: Collecting and Creating Digital Assets for the SKA Radio Telescope Project, Boolardy. South Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing (Adelaide).
OzViz 2007: 27/28 September 2007.
P. Bourke, P. Morse
Workshop: Stereoscopic Photography. iVEC@UWA, University of Western Australia, August 2007.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: Navigable movies: A Real QuickTime VR. AUC 2007 Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland. September 2007.
P.D. Bourke, I. Hooper
Seminar: Cortical Waves and the Development of Cortical Anatomy. Presented at Waves 2007, University of Reading, 23-27 July. Published in S. F. Industrial, & A. Mathematics (Eds.), Proceedings and Submissions of Abstracts. (University of Reading, U.K. ed., Vol. 1, pp. 1-4). 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Scientific Visualisation for Astronomy Research and Public Outreach. Kuching Planetarium (East Malaysia). June 2007.
Seminar: Visualisation for scientists, museums, public outreach, and education. IHPC, Singapore. June 2007.
Seminar: Immersive environments and applications to visualisation. IHPC, Singapore. June 2007.
Seminar: Stereoscopic projection - Applications in education. Presentation to SPICE Science Days 2007, University of Western Australia. May 2007.
Seminar: Novel Projection Environments. SIGGRAPH Perth, February 2007.
Report: Apple technology powering displays that engage the human visual system. Report on outcomes from AUC grant funding.
Seminar: Fulldome: Adventures on the Fringe. Australiasian Planetarium Society, Brisbane, February 2007.


Tutorials: Introduction to C, MPI, and PBS (pdf) and support files:
Introduction to Visualisation (pdf) and support files:
Using POVRay for scientific Visualisation (pdf) and support files:
Paper: A diffusion-limited-aggregation (DLA) model of human breast lobe growth. 190th Meeting of the Pathological-Society-of-Great-Britain-and-Ireland, Volume: 210. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Conference paper in The Journal of Pathology. September 2006.
J.J. Going, P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Creating a toolkit for volume rendering with a variety of styles. OzViz 2006.: October 30-31 2006, iVEC@UWA, Perth.
Paper: Immersive gaming: a low cost projection environment. Accepted for: DIME 2006, 25-27 October 2006, Bangkok, Thailand.
P.D. Bourke
Seminar: Projection technologies and immersion. Interaction Design Research Division. University of Queensland (Ipswich), April 2006.
Paper: Synthetic stereoscopic panoramic images. Presented at: VSMM 2006, 18-20 October 2006, Xi'an, China. Published in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-46304-7, Volume 4270, 2006, pp 147-155.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: An Advanced, 3-dimensional Plotting Library for Astronomy. PASA (Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia), Volume 23, Issue 2, 2006, pp 82-93. Doi: 10.1071/AS06009
D.G. Barnes, C.J. Fluke, P.D. Bourke, O.T. Parry
Paper: Dendrite-like Self-assembly of Magnetite Nanoparticles on Porous Silicon. Small (Wiley Interscience), Volume 2, Issue 7, pp 864-869, May 2006. Doi: 10.1002/smll.200500521
Sivakumar Balakrishnan, Yurii K. Gunko, Tatiana S. Perova, Robert A. Moore, Munuswamy Venkatesan, Alexios P. Douvalis, Paul Bourke
Paper: Constrained Diffusion Limited Aggregation in 3 Dimensions. Computers and Graphics, Volume 30, Issue 4, August 2006, pp 646-649. Doi: 10.1016/j.cag.2006.03.011
Paper: Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation. PASA (Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia), Vol 23, Issue 1, 2006, pp 12-24. Doi: 10.1071/AS05034
C.J. Fluke, P.D. Bourke, D. O'Donovan
Paper: Contribution of lateral interactions in V1 to organization of response properties. Vision Research 46, Issue 17, September 2006, 2703-2720. Doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2006.02.017
J.J. Wright, D.M. Alexander, P.D. Bourke
Paper: Apollony fractal. Computers and Graphics, Vol 30, Issue 1, January 2006, pages 134-136.
Paul Bourke

2005 and Earlier (Papers only)

Paper: Spherical mirror (Mirrordome) - A new approach to hemispherical dome projection. Planetarian, Vol 34(4), December 2005, pp 5-9.
Paul Bourke
Paper: Digital Planetariums for Everyone: Astronomy Visualisation in Reflection. Planetarian, Vol 34(4), December 2005, pp 10-15.
C.J. Fluke & P.D. Bourke
Paper: Using a spherical mirror for projection into immersive environments (Mirrordome). Graphite (ACM Siggraph), Dunedin Nov/Dec 2005. Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques in Australasia and South East Asia. pp 281-284.
P.D. Bourke
Paper: Impact of neuronal dynamics on anatomical organization of the cerebral cortex. 9th Tamagawa Dynamic Brain Forum - DBF, Nov 2005.
J.J. Wright, D.M. Alexander and P.D. Bourke
Paper: Using Mac OS-X to drive immersive displays for science visualisation and education. AUC Conference "Evolution of the Species", Hobart, 2005.
Paul Bourke
Paper: Computational study of helix wave formation in active media. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Volume 41, Issue 8, pages 1013-1020, April-May 2005. Doi: 10.1016/j.mcm.2004.01.007
Petteri Kettumen, Paul D.Bourke, Hajime Hashimoto, Takashi Ameniya, Stefan C. Müller, Tomohiko Yamaguchi.
Paper: Visualisation for Science Research and Public Education. Presented at Multimedia Shanghai 2004.
China (Shanghai) International Multimedia Technology and Application Symposium, August 2004.
Paul Bourke
Paper: Scientific Visualisation and Mac OS-X. Wheels for the Mind, 2004.
Paul Bourke
Paper: Image Processing of Finite Size Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells Using Multifractal and Local Connected Fractal Analysis.
Submitted to the 17 Australian Joint Conference in Artificial Intelligence. Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, Volume 3339 pp 961, November 2004.
Jelinek, H.F., Cornforth, D.J., Roberts, A.J., Landini, G., Bourke P.D., Iorio A.
Paper: Visualising Astronomical Data using VRML. Optimizing scientific return for astronomy through information technologies. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5493, pp. 242-253, 2004. Doi: 10.1117/12.551030
Brett Beeson, Michael Lancaster, David G. Barnes, Paul D. Bourke, Guy Rixon
Paper: Intrinsic connections in Tree Shrew V1 imply a global to local mapping. Vision Research, Volume 44, Issue 9, Pages 857-876, April 2004. Doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2003.11.009
Alexander DM. Bourke PD. Sheridan P. Konstandatos K. and Wright JJ.
Paper: Simulated Electrocortical Activity at Microscopic, Mesoscopic and Global Scales. Australian Journal of Psychology, Volume 55, 2003. International Journal of Bifurcation, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 853-872, 2004, Doi: 10.1142/S0218127404009569. Neuropsychopharmacology, Volume 28, pp S80-S90, 2003, Doi: 10.1038/sj.npp.1300138.
J.J. Wright, C.J. Rennie, G.L.Lees, P.A. Robinson, P.D. Bourke, C.L. Chapman, E. Gordon, D.L.Rowe
Paper: A distributed-data implementation of the perspective shear-warp volume rendering algorithm for visualisation of large astronomical cubes. PASA (Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia), Volume 20, Issue 3, 2003, pp 300-313. Doi: 10.1071/AS03039
Brett Beeson, David G. Barnes, Paul D. Bourke
Paper: Spatial Eigenmodes and Synchronous Oscillation: Co-Incidence Detection in Simulated Cerebral Cortex. J. Math. Biol. (Springer-Verlag) Volume 45, Issue 1, 57-78, 2002. Doi: 10.1007/s002850200141
C. L. Chapman, J. J. Wright, P. D. Bourke
Paper: Visualising chaos in a model of brain electrical activity. Computers and Graphics, Volume 26, Issue 6, Pages 971-976, December 2002. Doi: 10.1016/S0097-8493(02)00183-8
Mathew P. Dafilis, Paul D. Bourke, David T.J. Liley, Peter J. Cadusch.
Paper: Toward an Integrated Continuum Model of Cerebral Dynamics: The Cerebral Rhythms, Synchronous Oscillation and Cortical Stability. Journal of Biological and Information Processing Sciences, Volume 63, Issue 1-3, pp 71-88, December 2001. Doi: 10.1016/S0303-2647(01)00148-4
JJ Wright, PA Robinson, CJ Rennie, E Gordon, PD Bourke, CL Chapman, N Hawthorn, GJ Lees, D Alexander
Paper: CONSCRIPT - A program for generating electron density isosurfaces for presentation in protein crystallography. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 33, 990-991, April 2000. ISSN 0021-8898.
Lawrence, M.C. & Bourke, P.D.
Paper: Models of Electrocortical Activity: Cerebral Rhythms, Synchronous Oscillation, and Relations to Cortical Stability. Agora 1999 Conference.
J.J. Wright, P.A. Robinson, C.J. Rennie, E. Gordon, G.J. Lees, D.M. Alexander, C.L. Chapman, P.D. Bourke, N. Hawthorn
Paper: Synchronous oscillation in the cerebral cortex and object coherence: simulation of basic electrophysiological findings. Biological Cybernetics Volume 83, Issue 4, pp 341-353, 2000. Doi: 10.1007/s004220000155
J.J. Wright, P.D. Bourke, C.L. Chapman
Paper: Emergent symmetry of local and global maps in the primary visual cortex: Self-organisation of orientation preference. Complex Systems '98, Sydney, December 1998.
David M. Alexander, Phil Sheridan, Paul Bourke, Otto Konstandatos, James J. Wright
Paper: Emergence under Hebbian learning of local maps in the primary visual cortex: Orientation Preference in the Tree Shrew.
David M. Alexander, Paul D. Bourke, Phil Sheridan, Otto Konstandatos, James J. Wright
Paper: Steady States and Global Dynamics of Electrical Activity in the Cerebral Cortex. Phys Rev E Volume 58, Issue 3, pp 3557-3571, 1998. Doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.58.3557
P. A. Robinson, C. J. Rennie, J. J. Wright, P. D. Bourke
Paper: Modularity of V1: Simulation of orientation preference. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Conference on Neural Networks, Brisbane, Australia, February 1998
David M. Alexander, Phil Sheridan, Paul Bourke, James J. Wright
Paper: Global and local symmetry of the primary visual cortex: derivation of orientation preference.
David M. Alexander, Phil Sheridan, Paul D. Bourke, Otto Konstandatos, James J. Wright
Paper: Global and local similarity of the primary visual cortex: mechanisms of orientation preference. HELNET - International Workshop on Neural Networks, September 1997.
David M. Alexander, Phil Sheridan, Paul D. Bourke, Otto Konstandatos
Paper: An Algebraic-Geometric Model of the Receptive Field Properties of the Macaque Striate Cortex. Proc. Aust. Neuroscience Soc. Vol 8, February 1997
David M. Alexander, Phil Sheridan, Paul D. Bourke
Paper: Teaching Applications for World Wide Web Technology AUC conference, 1995
Paul Bourke
Article: Fractals and Computer Graphics Interface Magazine, 1990
Paul Bourke
Paper: Efficient Triangulation Algorithm Suitable for Terrain Modelling. Pan Pacific Computer Conference, Beijing, China. 1989.
Paul Bourke
Paper: Contouring Algorithm. Byte, Volume 12 Issue 6, pp 143-, July 1987.
Paul Bourke
Paper: An Analysis of the Seasonal Variation of Coronary Heart Disease and Respiratory Disease Mortality in New Zealand. International Journal of Epidemiology. 1988 June; Volume 17, issue 2, pp 325-31.
Roger Marshall, Robert Scragg, Paul Bourke

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Papers, Articles, Seminars, Workshops
Data Formats: 3D, Audio, Image
Geometry, Surfaces, Curves, Polyhedra
Fractals, Chaos, Self similarity
Domes, Planetariums, Fisheye, Spherical mirror
Stereographics, 3D projection
Miscellaneous: Projection, Modelling, Rendering
Exhibitions, Posters
Fun, Puzzles, Travel
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