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CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Interactive Animation of Soft Shadows
Shadows are of great importance to computer graphics, especially for interactive animation due to the visual cues which they provide. Most research in the field of dynamic shadowi...
Adam D. Worrall, David Hedley, Derek J. Paddon
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Hybrid Anatomically Based Modeling of Animals
Philip Schneider, Jane Wilhelms
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Modeling and Deformation of the Human Body using an Anatomically-Based Approach
In this paper we propose a method to simulate human beings based on anatomy concepts. We believe that the closer our model is to reality, the better will be our results. Using thi...
Luciana Porcher Nedel, Daniel Thalmann
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
MikeTalk: A Talking Facial Display Based on Morphing Visemes
We present MikeTalk, a text-to-audiovisual speech synthesizer which converts input text into an audiovisual speech stream. MikeTalk is built using visemes, which are a set of imag...
Tony Ezzat, Tomaso Poggio
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Facial Deformations for MPEG-4
The new MPEG-4 standard, scheduled to become an International Standard in February 1999, will include support not only for natural video and audio, but also for synthetic graphics...
Marc Escher, Igor S. Pandzic, Nadia Magnenat-Thalm...
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Real-Time Facial Animation based upon a Bank of 3D Facial Expressions
The importance of faces in human interaction explains the desire for synthetic faces as a communication vehicle in computer graphics. Unfortunately, animating a face is a very com...
C. Kouadio, Pierre Poulin, P. Lachapelle
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Physically-based Animation of Volumetric Objects
This paper presents a voxel-based animation technique which employs either a massspring modelor a niteelementmodel. The voxel-basedmeshis generated in a pre-processing step. Two v...
Yan Chen, Qing-hong Zhu, Arie E. Kaufman, Shigeru ...
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Efficient Network Transmission of Virtual Human Bodies
Integrating virtual human's animation in networked virtual environments (NVEs) has the potential to create severe network load issues. In NVEs, users are represented by their...
Tolga K. Capin, Maja Jovovic, Joaquim Esmerado, Am...
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Technical Issues on Simulating Impulse and Friction in Three Dimensional Rigid Body Dynamics
An algorithm for simulating simultaneous collision impulse with friction working at multiple collision points between three dimensional rigid bodies is described. We also present ...
Katsuaki Kawachi, Hiromasa Suzuki, Fumihiko Kimura
CA
1998
IEEE
12 years 13 days ago
Vision-Based Animation of Digital Humans
This paper presents a system for animating customized virtual humans using motion parameters estimated from multi-view image sequences. The advantage of our method is that the sub...
Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, Dimitris N. Metaxas
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