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Author Rusinkiewicz, Szymon ♦ Funkhouser, Thomas ♦ Cole, Forrester ♦ Golovinskiy, Aleksey ♦ Limpaecher, Alex ♦ Barros, Heather Stoddart ♦ Finkelstein, Adam
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract This paper presents the results of a study in which artists made line drawings intended to convey specific 3D shapes. The study was designed so that drawings could be registered with rendered images of 3D models, supporting an analysis of how well the locations of the artists' lines correlate with other artists', with current computer graphics (CG) line definitions, and with the underlying differential properties of the 3D surface. Lines drawn by artists in this study largely overlapped one another, particularly along the occluding contours of the object. Most lines that do not overlap contours overlap large gradients of the image intensity and correlate strongly with predictions made by recent line-drawing algorithms in CG. A few were not well described by any of the local properties considered in this study. The result of our work is a publicly available data set of aligned drawings, an analysis of where lines appear in that data set based on local properties of 3D models, and algorithms to predict where artists will draw lines for new scenes.
Description Affiliation: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (Cole, Forrester; Golovinskiy, Aleksey; Limpaecher, Alex; Barros, Heather Stoddart; Finkelstein, Adam; Funkhouser, Thomas; Rusinkiewicz, Szymon)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 55
Issue Number 1
Page Count 9
Starting Page 107
Ending Page 115


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Source: ACM Digital Library