Special Topics in Computer Graphics: Data-driven Character Animation 15-869

Fall 2003 MW 12:00-1:20 in WeH 5409

Instructor: Jessica Hodgins


This course is an in-depth study of recently developed techniques for using data to produce character animations. We will explore systems that have been developed for both interactive and off-line animations using motion capture data, video data, and body scans. The topics to be covered include: motion editing, retargeting, motion graphs, statistical motion synthesis, interfaces, skinning and modeling of deformable shapes for human animation.


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