3D synthetic human face modelling tool based on T-spline surfaces

Aydoğan, Ali
In this thesis work, a 3D Synthetic Human Face Modelling Software is implemented using C++ and OpenGL. Bézier surfaces, B-spline surfaces, Nonuniform Rational B-spline surfaces, Hierarchical B-Spline surfaces and T-spline surfaces are evaluated as options for the surface description method. T-spline surfaces are chosen since they are found to be superior considering the requirements of the work. In the modelling process, a modular approach is followed. Firstly, high detailed facial regions (i.e. nose, eyes, mouth) are modelled, then these models are unified in a complete face model employing the merging capabilities of T-splines. Local and global features of the face model are parameterized in order to have the ability to create and edit various face models. To enhance the visual quality of the model, a region-variable rendering scheme is employed. In doing this, a new file format to define T-Spline surfaces is proposed. To reduce the computational and memory cost of the software, a simplified version of the T-Spline surface description method is proposed and used.


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Citation Formats
A. Aydoğan, “3D synthetic human face modelling tool based on T-spline surfaces,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.