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Advanced Topics in Neural Rendering and Reconstruction

Lecture – Winter Semester 2023/2024

Mohamed Elgharib, Vladislav Golyanik, Thomas Leimkühler, Marc Habermann, Christian Theobalt

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From left: Liu et al. NSVF 2020 and Mundra et al. LiveHand 2023

How to Read an Academic Paper

Just as you wouldn’t read a website or newspaper in the same way that you would read a novel, there are both efficient and inefficient ways to read academic papers. Learning to read a new kind of material is hard work, and you should try to adapt your reading style to accommodate the characteristics of the medium. It might take some time to find a reading style or method which works best for the individual, but some general guidelines are broadly applicable. We present a list of online references from a computer science perspective which may help you adjust more quickly to the reading task at hand: