Controlling and Efficient Coding of MPEG-4 Compliant Avatars

@inproceedings{apin1999ControllingAE,
  title={Controlling and Efficient Coding of MPEG-4 Compliant Avatars},
  author={Tolga K. Çapin and Daniel Thalmann},
  year={1999}
}
The MPEG-4 includes support not only for natural video and audio, but also for synthetic graphics and sounds. MPEG-4 Version 2 includes the representation of human bodies in addition to faces. In the MPEG-4 Version 2 Committee Draft, Body Animation Parameters (BAPs) and Body Definition Parameters (BDPs) allow virtual bodies to be streamed in very low bit rates and provide deformation of body surface based on skeleton posture. In this paper, we overview body coding using MPEG-4, discuss MPEG-4… CONTINUE READING
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