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Real-time content-aware texturing for deformable surfaces.

Koniaris, C., Cosker, D., Yang, X., Mitchell, K.L. and Matthews, I., 2013. Real-time content-aware texturing for deformable surfaces. In: CVMP '13 Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Visual Media Production. New York: ACM.

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DOI: 10.1145/2534008.2534016


Animation of models often introduces distortions to their parameterisation, as these are typically optimised for a single frame. The net effect is that under deformation, the mapped features, i.e. UV texture maps, bump maps or displacement maps, may appear to stretch or scale in an undesirable way. Ideally, what we would like is for the appearance of such features to remain feasible given any underlying deformation. In this paper we introduce a real-time technique that reduces such distortions based on a distortion control (rigidity) map. In two versions of our proposed technique, the parameter space is warped in either an axis or a non-axis aligned manner based on the minimisation of a non-linear distortion metric. This in turn is solved using a highly optimised hybrid CPU-GPU strategy. The result is real-time dynamic content-aware texturing that reduces distortions in a controlled way. The technique can be applied to reduce distortions in a variety of scenarios, including reusing a low geometric complexity animated sequence with a multitude of detail maps, dynamic procedurally defined features mapped on deformable geometry and animation authoring previews on texture-mapped models. © 2013 ACM.

Item Type:Book Section
ISBN: 978-1-4503-2589-9
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:21414
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:10 Sep 2014 15:37
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 13:49


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