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Example-based dynamic skinning in real time

Shi, Xiaohan and Zhou, Kun and Tong, Yiying and Desbrun, Mathieu and Bao, Hujun and Guo, Baining (2008) Example-based dynamic skinning in real time. ACM Transactions on Graphics, 27 (3). Art. No. 29. ISSN 0730-0301. doi:10.1145/1360612.1360628.

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In this paper we present an approach to enrich skeleton-driven animations with physically-based secondary deformation in real time. To achieve this goal, we propose a novel, surface-based deformable model that can interactively emulate the dynamics of both low-and high-frequency volumetric effects. Given a surface mesh and a few sample sequences of its physical behavior, a set of motion parameters of the material are learned during an off-line preprocessing step. The deformable model is then applicable to any given skeleton-driven animation of the surface mesh. Additionally, our dynamic skinning technique can be entirely implemented on GPUs and executed with great efficiency. Thus, with minimal changes to the conventional graphics pipeline, our approach can drastically enhance the visual experience of skeleton-driven animations by adding secondary deformation in real time.

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Additional Information:© 2008 ACM. Publication date: August 2008. We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments. Special thanks to Eric Stollnitz, Jianwei Han and Qiming Hou for their help during video production. Hujun Bao was partially supported by the 973 Program of China (No. 2002CB312102).
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973 Program of China2002CB312102
Subject Keywords:skeleton-driven mesh deformation; secondary motion; physically-based animation; finite element method
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Official Citation:Shi, X., Zhou, K., Tong, Y., Desbrun, M., Bao, H., Guo, B. 2008. Example–based Dynamic Skinning in Real Time. ACM Trans. Graph. 27, 3, Article 29 (August 2008), 8 pages. DOI = 10.1145/1360612.1360628 http://
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