Directional field synthesis, design, and processing

A. Vaxman, M. Campen, O. Diamanti, D. Panozzo, D. Bommes, K. Hildebrandt, M. Ben-Chen, A. Vaxman, M. Campen, O. Diamanti, D. Bommes, K. Hildebrandt, M. Ben-Chen, D. Panozzo

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Abstract

Direction fields and vector fields play an increasingly important role in computer graphics and geometry processing. The synthesis of directional fields on surfaces, or other spatial domains, is a fundamental step in numerous applications, such as mesh generation, deformation, texture mapping, and many more. The wide range of applications resulted in definitions for many types of directional fields: from vector and tensor fields, over line and cross fields, to frame and vector-set fields. Depending on the application at hand, researchers have used various notions of objectives and constraints to synthesize such fields. These notions are defined in terms of fairness, feature alignment, symmetry, or field topology, to mention just a few. To facilitate these objectives, various representations, discretizations, and optimization strategies have been developed. These choices come with varying strengths and weaknesses. This course provides a systematic overview of directional field synthesis for graphics applications, the challenges it poses, and the methods developed in recent years to address these challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses, SIGGRAPH 2017
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
ISBN (Electronic)9781450350143
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 30 2017
EventACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses - International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: Jul 30 2017Aug 3 2017

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NameACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses, SIGGRAPH 2017

Other

OtherACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses - International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2017
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period7/30/178/3/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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    Vaxman, A., Campen, M., Diamanti, O., Panozzo, D., Bommes, D., Hildebrandt, K., Ben-Chen, M., Vaxman, A., Campen, M., Diamanti, O., Bommes, D., Hildebrandt, K., Ben-Chen, M., & Panozzo, D. (2017). Directional field synthesis, design, and processing. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses, SIGGRAPH 2017 [12] (ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses, SIGGRAPH 2017). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3084873.3084921