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We show how spectral methods may be applied to 3D mesh data to obtain compact representations. This is achieved by projecting the mesh geometry onto an orthonormal basis derived from the mesh topology. To reduce complexity, the mesh is partitioned into a number of balanced submeshes with minimal interaction, each of which are compressed independently. Our… (More)

(a) ASAP (b) ARAP (c) LABF (d) IC (e) CP Figure 1: Parameterization of the Gargoyle model using (a) our As-Similar-As-Possible (ASAP) procedure, (b) As-Rigid-As-Possible (ARAP) procedure, (c) Linear ABF [ZLS07], (d) inverse curvature approach [YKL*08], and (e) curvature prescription approach [BCGB08]. The pink lines are the seams of the closed mesh when cut… (More)

We investigate architechural schemes, generalizing that of existing graphics engines, supporting fast rendering of traingle meshes. A mesh defined on <italic>n</italic> vertices is rendered by sending vertices down a graphics pipeline, after which they are pushed on a stack to by popped when no longer needed. Only individual traingles whose vertices are… (More)

Parameterization of 3D mesh data is important for many graphics applications, in particular for texture mapping, remeshing and morphing. Closed manifold genus-0 meshes are topologically equivalent to a sphere, hence this is the natural parameter domain for them. Parameterizing a triangle mesh onto the sphere means assigning a 3D position on the unit sphere… (More)

We describe a compression scheme for the geometry component of 3D animation sequences. This scheme is based on the principle component analysis (PCA) method, which represents the animation sequence using a small number of basis functions. Second-order linear prediction coding (LPC) is applied to the PCA coefficients in order to further reduce the code size… (More)

- Thabo Beeler, Fabian Hahn, Derek Bradley, Bernd Bickel, Paul A. Beardsley, Craig Gotsman +2 others
- ACM Trans. Graph.
- 2011

We present a new technique for passive and markerless facial performance capture based on <i>anchor frames</i>. Our method starts with high resolution per-frame geometry acquisition using state-of-the-art stereo reconstruction, and proceeds to establish a single triangle mesh that is propagated through the entire performance. Leveraging the fact that facial… (More)

Sensor network applications frequently require that the sensors know their physical locations in some global coordinate system. This is usually achieved by equipping each sensor with a location measurement device, such as GPS. However, low-end systems or indoor systems, which cannot use GPS, must locate themselves based only on crude information available… (More)

We show how to use fixed bases for efficient spectral compression of 3D meshes. In contrast with compression using variable bases, this permits efficient decoding of the mesh. The coding procedure involves efficient mesh augmentation and generation of a neighborhood-preserving mapping between the vertices of a 3D mesh with arbitrary connectivity and those… (More)