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Computer Science - Image Processing | A Modern Approach to Intelligent Animation - Theory and Practice

A Modern Approach to Intelligent Animation

Theory and Practice

Zhuang, Yueting, Pan, Yunhe, Xiao, Jun

Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press

2008, X, 310 p.


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  • Discusses human animation based on natural video, monocular video of subject in tight clothes, and multiple camera video
  • Discusses motion data reusing technology
  • Introduces in detail prototype systems of video based human animation

Part of the new series Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China, this book discusses the concepts, theory, and core technologies of intelligent theory and human animation, including video based human animation and intelligent technology of motion data management and reusing. It introduces systems developed to demonstrate the technologies of video based animation. Each chapter is independent, while lively pictures and demos throughout the text help make the theory and technologies more accessible to readers.

For researchers, this is an ideal reference book and an update on the current status of human animation. For professionals, this book will serve as a guide for application development using human animation technologies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » ATSTC - Animation - Character animation - Multimedia - ZJUP - computer animation - human animation - human motion - motion data - video based animation

Related subjects » Image Processing

Table of contents 

Natural Video-based Human Motion Capture.- Human Motion Capture Using Color Markers.- Two-camera-based Human Motion Capture.- Video-based Facial Animation Techniques.- Intelligent Techniques for Processing and Management of Motion Data.- Intelligent Motion Data Reusing Techniques.- Intelligent Techniques for Character Animation.

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Distribution rights in China: Zhejiang University Press

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