Generalized Metric Energies for Continuous Shape Deformation

  title={Generalized Metric Energies for Continuous Shape Deformation},
  author={Janick Martinez Esturo and Christian R{\"o}ssl and Holger Theisel},
High quality deformations of planar and volumetric domains are central to many computer graphics related problems like modeling, character animation, and non-rigid registration. Besides common “as-rigid-as-possible” approaches the class of nearly-isometric deformations is highly relevant to solve this kind of problems. Recent continuous deformation approaches try to find planar first order nearly-isometric deformations by integrating along approximate Killing vector fields (AKVFs). In this work… 

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