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Computer Animation (1995)
Geneva, Switzerland
Apr. 19, 1995 to Apr. 21, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7062-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. vii
Virtual and Autonomous Actors

What Governs Autonomous Actors (Abstract)

R. Trappl , Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence
P. Petta , University of Vienna
pp. 1

The ALIVE system: full-body interaction with autonomous agents (Abstract)

A. Pentland , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
P. Maes , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
T. Darrell , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
B. Blumberg , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 11

Virtual actors living in a real world (Abstract)

D. Thalmann , MIRALab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
N. Magnenat Thalmann , MIRALab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
pp. 19

A synthetic mobile robot (Abstract)

C. Fuhrer , Inst. d'Inf. et Intelligence Artificielle, Neuchatel Univ., Switzerland
P.-J. Erard , Inst. d'Inf. et Intelligence Artificielle, Neuchatel Univ., Switzerland
L. Iff , Inst. d'Inf. et Intelligence Artificielle, Neuchatel Univ., Switzerland
pp. 30

Disney meets Darwin-the evolution of funny animated figures (Abstract)

J. Ventrella , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 35
Virtual Reality

Networked virtual worlds (Abstract)

G. Singh , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
L. Serra , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
A. Wong , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
W. Png , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 44

Creating animations using virtual reality ThatcherWorld: a case study (Abstract)

M. Slater , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
M. Usoh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
A. Steed , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
R. Geeas , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
pp. 50

Motion planning for computer animation and virtual reality applications (Abstract)

Xuejun Sheng , Bremen Inst. of Ind. Technol. & Appl. Work Sci., Bremen Univ., Germany
pp. 56
Curves and Trajectories

Applying visual curve tracking to graphics (Abstract)

A. Blake , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Oxford Univ., UK
pp. 67

A C/sup 2/-continuous B-spline quaternion curve interpolating a given sequence of solid orientations (Abstract)

Myoung-Jun Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Tajeon, South Korea
Sung Yong Shin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Tajeon, South Korea
Myung-Soo Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Tajeon, South Korea
pp. 72

A new set of tools to describe and tune trajectories (Abstract)

C. Lyon , IMAG, Grenoble, France
J.-D. Gascuel , IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 82
Animation Techniques and Tools

The Animachine renderer (Abstract)

T. Nettleship , Centre for Digital Media, Bath Univ., UK
P. Willis , Centre for Digital Media, Bath Univ., UK
pp. 90

A diffusion model for computer animation of diffuse ink painting (Abstract)

T. Hayashi , Lab. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
T.L. Kunii , Lab. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
G.V. Nosovskij , Lab. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
pp. 98

Modelling the computer animation process for parallel environments (Abstract)

I.J. Palmer , Dept. of Comput., Bradford Univ., UK
pp. 103

IntelligentBox: a constructive visual software development system for interactive 3D graphic applications (Abstract)

Y. Tanaka , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan
Y. Okada , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan
pp. 114

AniGraph-a data structure for computer animation (Abstract)

M. Braun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Saarlandes Univ., Saarbrucken, Germany
A. Formella , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Saarlandes Univ., Saarbrucken, Germany
pp. 126
Motion Control and Models

Animating deformable models: different approaches (Abstract)

U. Güdükbay , Dept. of Comput. Eng. & Inf. Sci., Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey
B. Ozguc , Dept. of Comput. Eng. & Inf. Sci., Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey
pp. 138

Quick tuning of a reference locomotion gait [computer animation] (Abstract)

B. Arnaldi , IRISA, Rennes, France
A. Razavi , IRISA, Rennes, France
J.L. Nougaret , IRISA, Rennes, France
G. Hegron , IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 146

Realistic animation of legged running on rough terrain (Abstract)

J. Nagle , Robotics Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 154
Medical Applications

Evaluation of human jaw articulation [computer animation] (Abstract)

T.L. Kunii , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
M. Ibusuki , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
O. Okunev , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
K. Myszkowski , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
Y. Shinagawa , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
H. Nishida , Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
pp. 163

Topological modeling of human anatomy using medical data (Abstract)

P. Beylot , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
P. Volino , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
P. Hoffmeyer , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
F. Terrier , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
P. Gingins , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
J. Fasel , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
N. Magnenat-Thalman , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
P. Kalra , MIRAlab, Geneva Univ., Switzerland
pp. 172
Scientific Visualization

Visualization of complex phenomena in string theory (Abstract)

I.N. Nikitin , Inst. for High Energy Phys., Protvino, Russia
S.V. Klimenko , Inst. for High Energy Phys., Protvino, Russia
V.V. Talanov , Inst. for High Energy Phys., Protvino, Russia
pp. 181

An advanced technique for Meteosat cloud animation (Abstract)

R.E. Meisner , Remote Sensing Data Centre, Aerosp. Res. Establ., Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
S.W. Dech , Remote Sensing Data Centre, Aerosp. Res. Establ., Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
pp. 190

Dynamic simulation of splashing fluids (Abstract)

J.K. Hodgins , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
J.F. O'Brien , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 198

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. 207

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 221
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