A constraint-based autonomous 3D camera system

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Title A constraint-based autonomous 3D camera system
Author Bourne, Owen; Sattar, Abdul; Goodwin, Scott
Journal Name Constraints
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Springer
Abstract Camera control techniques for interactive digital entertainment (IDE) are reaching their limits in terms of capabilities. To enable future growth, new methods must be derived to address these new challenges. Existing academic research into camera control is typically devoted to cinematography and guided exploration tasks, and is not directly applicable to IDE. This paper describes a novel application of constraint satisfaction in the design of a camera system that addresses the unique and difficult challenges of IDE. It demonstrates a specialized constraint solver that exploits the spatial structure of the problem, enabling the real-time use of the camera system. The merit of our solution is highlighted by demonstrating the computational efficiency and ability to extend the cameras capabilities in a simple and effective manner.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10601-007-9026-8
Volume 13
Issue Number 1-2
Page from 180
Page to 205
ISSN 1383-7133
Date Accessioned 2009-10-08
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Cross discipline
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/26323
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1a

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