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Layered Animation using Displacement Maps

Smith, R, Sun, W, Hilton, A and Illingworth, J (2000) Layered Animation using Displacement Maps In: Computer Animation 2000., 2000-05-03 - 2000-05-05, Philadelphia, USA.

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Abstract

This paper presents a layered animation framework which uses displacement maps for efficient representation and animation of highly detailed surfaces. The model consists of three layers: a skeleton; low-resolution control model; and a displacement map image. The novel aspects of this approach are an automatic closed-form solution for displacement map generation and animation of the layered displacement map model. This approach provides an efficient representation of complex geometry which allows realistic deformable animation with multiple levels-of-detail. The representation enables compression, efficient transmission and level-of-detail control for animated models.

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 09:48
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:00
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/110879

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