Real-Time Collision Detection for Deformable Characters with Radial Fields

@article{Friston2019RealTimeCD,
  title={Real-Time Collision Detection for Deformable Characters with Radial Fields},
  author={Sebastian Friston and Anthony Steed},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
  year={2019},
  volume={25},
  pages={2611-2622}
}
  • Sebastian Friston, A. Steed
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
Many techniques facilitate real-time collision detection against complex models. These typically work by pre-computing information about the spatial distribution of geometry into a form that can be quickly queried. When models deform though, expensive pre-computations are impractical. We present radial fields: a variant of distance fields parameterised in cylindrical space, rather than Cartesian space. This 2D parameterisation significantly reduces the memory and computation requirements of the… 
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