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Facial Modelling and animation trends in the new millennium : a survey

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dc.contributor.advisor Pretorius, L.
dc.contributor.author Radovan, Mauricio
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-30T13:29:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-30T13:29:38Z
dc.date.issued 2008-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/2765
dc.description M.Sc (Computer Science) en
dc.description.abstract Facial modelling and animation is considered one of the most challenging areas in the animation world. Since Parke and Waters’s (1996) comprehensive book, no major work encompassing the entire field of facial animation has been published. This thesis covers Parke and Waters’s work, while also providing a survey of the developments in the field since 1996. The thesis describes, analyses, and compares (where applicable) the existing techniques and practices used to produce the facial animation. Where applicable, the related techniques are grouped in the same chapter and described in a chronological fashion, outlining their differences, as well as their advantages and disadvantages. The thesis is concluded by exploratory work towards a talking head for Northern Sotho. Facial animation and lip synchronisation of a fragment of Northern Sotho is done by using software tools primarily designed for English. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource(xvii, 197 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Computer Graphics en
dc.subject Facial animation en
dc.subject Lip synchronisation en
dc.subject Computational geometry en
dc.subject Object modelling en
dc.subject.ddc 006.6
dc.subject.lcsh Computer animation
dc.subject.lcsh Computer simulation
dc.subject.lcsh Computer graphics
dc.subject.lcsh Human figure in art
dc.title Facial Modelling and animation trends in the new millennium : a survey en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Computing


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