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Computer Animation Using Parametric Models
Author(s): Frederic I. Parke
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Paper Abstract

Computer animation can be implemented using parametric polygonal models. A parametric model consists of a set of polygons, a set of functions and a set of parameters. The position of each polygon vertex is determined as a function of one or more of the para-meters. With parametric models, animation is reduced to specifying the parameter values for each frame of a sequence. Two models are used to illustrate this concept.

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Date Published: 1 September 1975
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0059, Simulators and Simulation II: Design, Applications and Techniques, (1 September 1975); doi: 10.1117/12.954351
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Frederic I. Parke, Case Western Reserve University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0059:
Simulators and Simulation II: Design, Applications and Techniques
Frank Lewandowski, Editor(s)

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