Computing

, Volume 79, Issue 2–4, pp 325–335 | Cite as

Shadow metamorphosis

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Abstract

Any two objects A and B can be viewed as two different projections of their Cartesian product A×B. Rotating and projecting A×B results in a continuous transformation of A into B. During certain rotations, the contour of the Cartesian product remains the same although its projection changes. Based on these properties, we derive a fast and simple morphing algorithm without topological constraints on either object.

AMS Subject Classifications

68U05 68U07 

Keywords

Morphing Minkowski sum Cartesian products 

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Betriebs- und DialogsystemeUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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