The Visual Computer

, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp 272–276 | Cite as

Animation of a B-Spline figure

  • Monique Nahas
  • Herve Huitric
  • Michel Saintourens


In this paper we describe how the use of B-Spline surfaces allows lissom movements of body and face. Our method is empirical, based on a parametrical animation. It can be combined with a muscles model for facial animation as we illustrated for the speech.

Key words

Animation B-Spline Figure Speech 


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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monique Nahas
    • 1
  • Herve Huitric
    • 1
  • Michel Saintourens
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Image et ParoleUniversite Paris 7Paris Cedex 05France

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