Declarative Camera Planning Roles and Requirements

  • Jonathan H. Pickering
  • Patrick Olivier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2733)


Static camera planning is a fundamental problem for both interactive and non-interactive computer graphics. We examine the nature or the problem, contrasting procedural and declarative specifications of camera position. In establishing the desirability of the declarative approach, we identify the a number of components: an image description language; an object ontology; and a framework for performing constrained optimization.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan H. Pickering
    • 1
  • Patrick Olivier
    • 2
  1. 1.University of YorkHeslington, YorkUK
  2. 2.LexicleYork Science ParkYorkUK

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