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Automatic, Body Measurements Based Generation of Individual Avatars Using Highly Adjustable Linear Transformation

  • Andreas Volz
  • Rainer Blum
  • Sascha Häberling
  • Karim Khakzar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4561)

Abstract

In this paper part of the work of the research project ’IntExMa’ is presented, that aims at the development of an interactive, in-store sales support system focusing on the virtual ’try-on’ of clothing. Customers are provided with highly realistic, individualized, three-dimensional virtual counterparts, derived from a small number of body measurements. The paper describes in detail the approach followed for the required automatic generation of avatars. It is based on a sophistication of the well-known concept of parametric deformation. The solution presented here is characterized by a range of means that provide highly flexible, fine-grained adjustments of the linear transformation process leading to precisely controllable results.

Keywords

body measurements parametric deformation individualized avatars 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Volz
    • 1
  • Rainer Blum
    • 1
  • Sascha Häberling
    • 1
  • Karim Khakzar
    • 1
  1. 1.Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Department of Applied Computer Sciences, Marquardstr. 35, 36039 FuldaGermany

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