September 22 Last date to drop or add the class.
October 6 Choice of project.
October 13 Project proposal.
December 8 Project presentations.
|September 8||Overview. Review: basic ordinary differential equations; particle dynamics.|
Reading: Witkin and Baraff's notes.
|September 15||Rigid body mechanics.|
|September 22||Constraints. Handling constraints numerically.|
|September 29||Fast rigid body simulation in graphics.
D. Baraff. Fast contact force computation for nonpenetrating rigid bodies. Presenter: Ilya Rosenberg.
D. Baraff. Linear-time dynamics using Lagrange multipliers. Presenter: Elif Tosun.
B. Mirtich. Timewarp Rigid Body Simulation. Presenter: Yotam Gingold.
|October 6||Handling collisions in simulation.
Guendelman, E. et al. Nonconvex rigid bodies with stacking. Presenter: Matthew Grimes.
|October 13||Spacetime constraints. Control of rigid body simulations.
Jovan Popovic et al. Interactive Manipulation of Rigid Body Simulations. Presenter: Raul Sierra.
|October 20||Elasticity, deformable objects.
Lecture notes. (Adrian Secord, Yotam Gingold).
|October 27||Finite element method, 2D and 3D elements.|
|November 3||Deformable object simulation in graphics.
D. Terzopoulos et al. Elastically deformable models. Presenter: Jonathan Lippincott.
D. James and D. Pai. ArtDefo: Accurate Real Time Deformable Objects. Presenter: Du Nguyen.
|November 10||Guest lecture.
O'Brien et al.
Graphical Modeling and Animation of Brittle Fracture.
Presenter: Adrian Secord.
|November 17||Guest lecture.|
|November 24||Anatomically-based modeling of humans. and animals.
Irene Albrecht. et al Construction and Animation of Anatomically Based Human Hand Models.
J. Wu. Realistic Modeling of Bird Flight Animations Presenter: Kristofer Schlachter.
|December 1||Cloth simulation.
SIGGRAPH cloth animation course notes.
K.-J. Choi, H.-S. Ko. Stable but Responsive Cloth. Presenter: Sung Hee Lee.
|December 8||Overview of fluids in computer graphics: stable fluid simulation,
free surface simulation.
J. Stam. Stable Fluids.
D. Enright et al. Animation and Rendering of Complex Water Surfaces. Presenter: Harper Langston.
|December 15||Project presentations.|