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dc.contributor.authorPelechano Gómez, Núria
dc.contributor.authorSpanlang, Bernhard
dc.contributor.authorBeacco Porres, Alejandro
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics
dc.identifier.citationPelechano, N.; Spanlang, B.; Beacco, A. Avatar locomotion in crowd simulation. "The International Journal of Virtual Reality", Març 2011, vol. 10, núm. 1, p. 13-19.
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents an Animation Planning Mediator (APM) designed to synthesize animations efficiently for virtual characters in real time crowd simulation. From a set of animation clips, the APM selects the most appropriate and modifies the skeletal configuration of each character to satisfy desired constraints (e.g. eliminating foot-sliding or restricting upper body torsion), while still providing natural looking animations. We use a hardware accelerated character animation library to blend animations increasing the number of possible locomotion types. The APM allows the crowd simulation module to maintain control of path planning, collision avoidance and response. A key advantage of our approach is that the APM can be integrated with any crowd simulator working in continuous space. We show visual results achieved in real time for several hundreds of agents, as well as the quantitative ac-curacy.
dc.format.extent7 p.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Informàtica::Infografia
dc.subject.lcshCrowds -- Computer simulation
dc.subject.lcshCollective behaviour -- Computer simulation
dc.subject.otherCrowd animation
dc.subject.otherFoot sliding
dc.titleAvatar locomotion in crowd simulation
dc.subject.lemacMultituds -- Simulació per ordinador
dc.subject.lemacComportament col·lectiu -- Simulació per ordinador
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. MOVING - Grup de Recerca en Modelatge, Interacció i Visualització en Realitat Virtual
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dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorPelechano, N.; Spanlang, B.; Beacco, A.
upcommons.citation.publicationNameThe International Journal of Virtual Reality

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