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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2009 Vol.10 No.10 P.1428~1438


Easy cross parameterization for articulated shapes

Author(s):  Jian-wei HU, Li-gang LIU, Guo-zhao WANG

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   ligangliu@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Sketch, Compatible mesh, Vertex correspondence, Cross parameterization

Jian-wei HU, Li-gang LIU, Guo-zhao WANG. Easy cross parameterization for articulated shapes[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2009, 10(10): 1428~1438.

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This paper presents a novel interactive system for establishing compatible meshes for articulated shapes. Given two mesh surfaces, our system automatically generates both the global level component correspondence and the local level feature correspondence. Users can use some sketch-based tools to specify the correspondence in an intuitive and easy way. Then all the other vertex correspondences could be generated automatically. The cross parameterization preserves both high level and low level features of the shapes. The technique showed in the system benefits various applications in graphics including mesh interpolation, deformation transfer, and texture transfer.

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