Sandy Ressler

Sandy's face Hi I'm Sandy Ressler and I've been here at NIST since 1985ish. All the publications listed below, except for my books and web site, are what I've been doing all that time.

[Peer Reviewed Papers] [Books] [NIST Internal Reports]
[Talks] [Chapters and Invited Papers] [Web Creations]
[CD-ROMs] [Course] [Peer Reviewer]
[Magazines] [Press]


Peer Reviewed Papers

R. Mollard, S. Ressler, K. Robinette Database contents, structure, and ontology for WEAR in proceedings of IEA2006: 16th World Congress on Ergonomics, July 10-14, 2006, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Qiming Wang, Sandy Ressler A Tool Kit to Generate 3D Animated CAESAR Bodies in proceedings of Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering (DHM), June 14-16, 2005, Iowa City, Iowa.

Afzal, Godil, Sandy Ressler and Patrick Grother, Face Recognition using 3D surface and color map information: Comparison and Combination in the SPIE’s symposium on Biometrics Technology for Human Identification, April 12-13, 2004, Orlando, FL

Afzal Godil, Patrick Grother, Sandy Ressler Human Identification from Body Shape accepted to 4th International Conference on 3D Digital Imaging and Modeling, Oct 6-10 2003, Banff, Canada.Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang Using Web3D Technologies to Visualize and Analyze Caesar Datain proceeding of XVth Triennial Congress International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2003) Aug 24-29, Seoul, Korea.Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang A Web3D Based CAESAR Viewer in Proceedings of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) 2002 - H.U. Lemke, M.W. Vannier; K. Inamura, A.G. Farman, K. Doi & J.H.C. Reiber (Editors) CARS/Springer.

Sandy Ressler, A Web-based 3D Glossary for Anthropometric Landmarks in Proceedings of HCI International 2001, New Orleans, LA, August 5-10, 2001. (video)

Sandy Ressler, Brian Antonishek, Qiming Wang, Afzal Godil Integrating Active Tangible Devices with a Synthetic Environment for Collaborative Engineering Proceedings of Web3D 2001 Symposium, Paderborn Germany, Feb. 2001.

Sandy Ressler, Brian Antonishek, Qiming Wang, Afzal Godil, Keith Stouffer, When Worlds Collide - Interactions between the Virtual and the Real Proceedings on 15th Twente Workshop on Language Technology; Interactions in Virtual Worlds, Enschede, The Netherlands, May 19-21, 1999.

Sandy Ressler, Afzal Godil, Qiming Wang, Gregory Seidman, A VRML Integration Methodology for Manufacturing Applications Proceedings of VRML99 Fourth Symposium on the Virtual Reality Modeling Language, Paderborn Germany, Feb. 1999.

Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang Making VRML Accessible for People with Disabilities Proceedings of ACM ASSETS 98, Marina del Ray California, April 15-17, 1998.

Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang "Integrating Factory Floor and Human Simulation in a Portable Web-Based Environment" in Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society European Chapter 1997, Bochum Germany, Nov 6-8, 1997.

Sandy Ressler, Bill Trefzger "Development of the NIST Virtual Library" IEEE Internet Computing Vol . 1, No. 5, Sept-Oct 97, pg 35-41.

Using VRML to Access Manufacturing Data in Proceedings of VRML97 Second Symposium on the Virtual Reality Modeling Language, Monterey CA, Feb 26, 1997.

Approaches Using Virtual Environments with Mosaic (HTML)(PDF) in Proceedings of Second International WWW Conference '94 Mosaic and the Web, October 1994.

"Experiences with Heterogeneous-Platform CD-ROM's," Proceedings of the Advanced Information Interfaces: Making Data Accessible Conference, June, 1991.

J. Kirsch, Russell Kirsch and Sandy Ressler: "Computers Viewing Artists at Work," Proceedings of Syntactic and Structural Pattern Recognition, March, 1987.

Sandy Ressler: "The Incrementor: A Graphical Technique for Manipulating Parameters," ACM Transactions on Graphics, January, 1987.

An Object Editor for a Real Time Animation Processor, Proceeding of Graphics Interface 82, Toronto Canada.

The Interart Graphics System, Quote Quad the SigAPL publication June 81.

Books

The Art of Electronic Publishing - Prentice Hall 1997

Perspectives on Electronic Publishing- Prentice Hall 1993 ; Chapter 1 (HTML)(PDF); Color Plates

Coauthor of Life with UNIX- Prentice Hall 1989

Chapters and Invited Papers

Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang A Web3D Based CAESAR Viewer in Proceedings of CARS 2002 - H.U. Lemke, M.W. Vannier; K. Inamura, A.G. Farman, K. Doi & J.H.C. Reiber (Editors) CARS/Springer.

A Web-based 3D Glossary for Anthropometric Landmarks, to appear in Proceedings of HCI International 2001, New Orleans, Aug. 2001.

Markup Languages, in Fourth Edition of the Encyclopedia of Computer Science Nature Publishing, Grove Reference, 2000 ISBN 0-333-77879-0

Network Based Documents (HTML)(PDF) chapter in OII Spectrum Management Handbook, Technolgy Appraisals, 1995.

Towards Intelligent Document Processing - from batch to WYSIWYG and beyond, OII Spectrum Vol. 1, No. 5, Feb. 1994.

Contributor to: Virtual Reality Assessment - A Report of the Task Group on Virtual Reality to the HPCCIT Subcommittee of the NSTC. April 1994.

U.S. VR Policy Raises Concerns, Real Time Graphics, Vol 2, No. 3, Sept. 1993.

Battele Seattle Group Paper on Graphic Input Interaction Techniques, Siggraph Computer Graphics 1983.

Magazine Articles

Don't Crush That Polygon!, 3D Magazine, The Rebirth of Web3D, Special Issue Spring 2000

Web3D Trends, Nikkei CG Magazine (Japan), #7, 2000 July. vol. 166

Invited Talks

VRML a Standard for 3D on the Internet, SigCAT '98 Baltimore, MD, May 19, 1998.

Where do we go now?, Systems Anthropometry Workshop June 1997.

If there are so many standards, why can't my avatar dance with yours?, Virtual Humans 97, June 1997.

Real World Virtual Reality and Manufacturing, INFORMS Washington DC, Spring 96.

Open Virtual Reality Testbed Activities, NASA workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Virtual Environments Ahmed K. Noor (ed.), NASA Conference Publication 3320, Nov. 1995.

Approaches Using Virtual Environments with Mosaic (PDF) at the WWW94 conference Oct. 94.

Open Systems and Virtual Reality: The Role of Standards in Creating a Market (PDF) at the VR93 Conference May 93.

Open Systems and Virtual Reality (PDF) at the EFDPMA Virtual Reality Conference June 93.

NIST (Internal Reports)

Qiming Wang and Sandy Ressler, Translating IGRIP Workcells into VRML2, NISTIR 6076, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Sept.,97.

Applying Virtual Environments to Manufacturing (HTML) (PDF) NISTIR 5343, Jan.,94.

KC Morris, David Sauder and Sandy Ressler: "Validation Testing System Reusable Software Component Design," NISTIR 4937, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1992.

Sandy Ressler: "The National PDES Testbed Mail Server User's Guide," NISTIR 4508, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1991.

Sandy Ressler: "An Overview of the Product Data Hyperstandard CD-ROM Prototype," NISTIR 4470, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1990.

Sandy Ressler and Susan Katz: "Development Plan: Configuration Management Systems and Services," NISTIR 4413, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1990.

Sandy Ressler and Steve Clark: "VOILA: A System for Looking at Processes," NISTIR 4196, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1989.

Sandy Ressler: "Tile Tool: A Graphical Interface for the Exploration of Generalized Penrose Tilings," NBSIR 3488, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, 1989.

Sandy Ressler: "The Hyperstandard: Applying Hypertext Technology to Standards Development, Dissemination and Implementation," NISTIR 3859, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1988.

Y. T. Lee and Sandy Ressler: "Converting the AMRF Part Model Report to a PDES/STEP Subset," NBSIR 3818, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, 1988.

Sandy Ressler: "Using the AMRF Part Model Report," NBS Internal Report 3531, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, 1987.

Steve Clark and Sandy Ressler: "The Geometry Modeling System User's Guide," NBS Internal Report 3508, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, 1986.

CD-ROMs

Product Data HyperStandard prototype, Nov. 1990.

CD-ROM accompanying "The Art of Electronic Publishing" book, Prentice Hall, Nov. 1996.

Training Course

Multimedia Development - A Hand's On Workshop 1993. A nationally offered course from the Technolocy Exchange Company of Addison-Wesley

Press Coverage

CRN, CMP Media: Dec 7, 2000 3-D Web for the Masses

NYTimes: Oct 5, 2000 Three-Dimensional Space is the Next Frontier for the Internet

GNN 1995: GNN Movie of the Week

1995: Meckler VR World

Byte Magazine: April 19995 The Net's Next Big Thing: Virtual Reality

Popular Mechanics: March 1995 Virtual Reality

Web Creations

Focus on Web3D - An About.com web site

Author of a weekly article about VRML and Web3D since Oct. 1997 totalling over 150 articles.

Open Virtual Reality Testbed

Anthropometric Landmarks of the Head

Kinematics 'R Us

AnthroKids

QuickTime VR of NIST Sites

Peer Reviewer

SGML 96

SGML/XML 97

VRML99 - Program Committee and Paper Reviewer

VRML2000 - Program Committee


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