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Computer Graphics International Conference (1997)
Hasselt and Diepenbeek, Belgium
June 23, 1997 to June 27, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-7825-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xii
Session 2: Rendering

Calligraphic Character Synthesis using Brush Model (Abstract)

Helena T. F. Wong , City University of Hong Kong
Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 13
Session 3: Invited Lecture

Autonomous Animated Interactive Characters: Do We Need Them? (Abstract)

B. Blumberg , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 29
Session 4: HCI in Virtual Environments

Integrating Flying and Fish Tank Metaphors with Cyclopean Scale (Abstract)

D. Fleet , Fac. of Comput. Sci., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
C. Ware , Fac. of Comput. Sci., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
pp. 39

A Hybrid 2D / 3D User Interface for Immersive Object Modeling (Abstract)

E. Flerackers , LUC - Expertise Centre for Digital Media
K. Coninx , LUC - Expertise Centre for Digital Media
F. Van Reeth , LUC - Expertise Centre for Digital Media
pp. 47

Sketching Shadows and Highlights to Position Lights (Abstract)

Marco Jacques , University of Montreal
Karim Ratib , University of Montreal
Pierre Poulin , University of Montreal
pp. 56
Session 5: Modeling

An Automatic Description of Volumetric Objects using Metaballs (Abstract)

Seung-Ki Park , Chonnam National University
En-Seok Kim , Chonnam National University
Jay Jeong Kim , Chonnam National University
pp. 65
Session 6: Invited Lecture

Characterizing Images Based on Lines for Image Indexing (Abstract)

T. Kunii , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
S. Murakami , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
Y. Shinagawa , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Ohga , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 94
Session 7: Networked Virtual Environments

Model-Based View-Extrapolation for Interactive VR Web-Systems (Abstract)

D. Cohen-Or , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
pp. 104

DOOViE: An Architecture for Networked Virtual Environment Systems (Abstract)

Huenjoo Lee , LG Corporate Institute of Technology
Jesung Ahn , LG Corporate Institute of Technology
Minjeong Lee , LG Corporate Institute of Technology
pp. 113
Session 8: Curves and Surfaces I

Curve and Surface Design Using Multiresolution Constraints (Abstract)

Yoshihisa Shinagawa , The University of Tokyo
Tosiyasu L. Kunii , The University of Tokyo
Shigeo Takahashi , The University of Tokyo
pp. 121

An Interpolation Subspline Scheme Related to B-Spline Techniques (Abstract)

O. Roschel , Inst. of Geometry, Tech. Univ. Graz, Austria
pp. 131
Session 9: Invited Lecture

Internet Business Opportunities (Abstract)

Carl Machover , Machover Associates Corporation
pp. 138
Session 11: Graphics Architectures

An Advanced Graphics Chip with Bump-mapped Phong Shading (Abstract)

Tsuneo Ikedo , The University of Aizu
Jianhua Ma , The University of Aizu
pp. 156
Session 12: Invited Lecture

A User-Friendly Texture-Fitting Methodology for Virtual Humans (Abstract)

N. Magnenat-Thalmann , University of Geneva
G. Sannier , University of Geneva
pp. 167
Session 13: Simulation

Controlling Fluid Animation (Abstract)

Dimitris Metaxas , University of Pennsylvania
Nick Foster , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 178

Sensor Based Synthetic Actors in a Tennis Game Simulation (Abstract)

D. Thalmann , Comput. Graphics Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
H. Noser , Comput. Graphics Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 189
Session 14: Virtual Reality Support Systems

The Visorama System: A Functional Overview of a New Virtual Reality Environment (Abstract)

H. Siffert , Inst. de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
J. Gomes , Inst. de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A. Matos , Inst. de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A. Parente , Inst. de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
L. Velho , Inst. de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
pp. 205

Distortion Correction of Magnetic Fields for Position Tracking (Abstract)

Gabriel Zachmann , Fraunhofer Institut fuer Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD)
pp. 213
Session 16: Curves and Surfaces II

Modifying Curvatures at Design Points for Convex B-spline Curves (Abstract)

Hui Guan , Nagoya University
Tatsuo Torii , Nagoya University
pp. 223

Geodesic Voronoi Diagrams on Parametric Surfaces (Abstract)

F. Wolter , Welfen Lab., Hannover Univ., Germany
T. Rausch , Welfen Lab., Hannover Univ., Germany
R. Kunze , Welfen Lab., Hannover Univ., Germany
pp. 230

Rational Spline Interpolation Preserving the Shape of the Monotonic Data (Abstract)

M. Sarfraz , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
pp. 238

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. 245

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 253
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