Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/43215
Title: Faces alive: Reconstruction of animated 3D human faces
Authors: Zhang, Y. 
Sim, T. 
Tan, C.L. 
Issue Date: 2005
Source: Zhang, Y.,Sim, T.,Tan, C.L. (2005). Faces alive: Reconstruction of animated 3D human faces. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3482 (III) : 1197-1208. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper presents a new method for reconstructing anatomy-based, animatable facial models with minimal manual intervention. The technique is based on deforming a multi-layered prototype model to the acquired surface data in an "outside-in" manner: deformation applied to the skin layer is propagated, with the final effect of deforming the underlying muscles. In the skin layer deformation, the generic skin mesh is represented as a dynamic deformable model which is subjected to internal force stemming from the elastic properties of the surface and external forces generated by input data points and features. A fully automated approach has been developed for deforming the muscle layer that includes three types of muscle models. Our method generates animatable models from incomplete input data and reconstructed facial models can be animated directly to synthesize various expressions. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005.
Source Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/43215
ISSN: 03029743
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