2nd Edition

Computer Facial Animation





ISBN 9781568814483
Published September 25, 2008 by A K Peters/CRC Press
466 Pages

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Book Description

This comprehensive work provides the fundamentals of computer facial animation and brings into sharper focus techniques that are becoming mainstream in the industry. Over the past decade, since the publication of the first edition, there have been significant developments by academic research groups and in the film and games industries leading to the development of morphable face models, performance driven animation, as well as increasingly detailed lip-synchronization and hair modeling techniques. These topics are described in the context of existing facial animation principles.

The second edition provides an up-to-date source for professionals and academic researchers working in the field of facial animation.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction, 2 Face Analysis and Coding, 3 Anatomy of the Face, Head, and Neck, 4 Modeling Faces, 5 Facial Animation, 6 Facial Image Synthesis, 7 Parameterized Face Models, 8 Skin and Muscle-Based Facial Animation, 9 Speech-Synchronized Animation, 10 Performance Animation, 11 Modeling and Animating Hair, A A Face Model, A.1 The Data Files, A.2 Control, B Simple Parameterized Face Program

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Biography

Parke\, Frederic I.; Waters\, Keith