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Issue No. 11 - November (2011 vol. 17)
ISSN: 1077-2626
pp: 1612-1623
Qizhi Yu , Université de Grenoble and CNRS,INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot
Eric Bruneton , Université de Grenoble and CNRS,INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot
Nicolas Holzschuch , Université de Grenoble and CNRS,INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot
Fabrice Neyret , Université de Grenoble and CNRS,INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot
ABSTRACT
Texturing an animated fluid is a useful way to augment the visual complexity of pictures without increasing the simulation time. But texturing flowing fluids is a complex issue, as it creates conflicting requirements: we want to keep the key texture properties (features, spectrum) while advecting the texture with the underlying flow—which distorts it. In this paper, we present a new, Lagrangian, method for advecting textures: the advected texture is computed only locally and follows the velocity field at each pixel. The texture retains its local properties, including its Fourier spectrum, even though it is accurately advected. Due to its Lagrangian nature, our algorithm can perform on very large, potentially infinite scenes in real time. Our experiments show that it is well suited for a wide range of input textures, including, but not limited to, noise textures.
INDEX TERMS
Computer graphics, texture, animation, particles, lagrangian methods.
CITATION
Qizhi Yu, Eric Bruneton, Nicolas Holzschuch, Fabrice Neyret, "Lagrangian Texture Advection: Preserving both Spectrum and Velocity Field", IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. , pp. 1612-1623, November 2011, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2010.263
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