UCL logo

UCL Discovery

UCL home » Library Services » Electronic resources » UCL Discovery

Interactive editing and Modeling of bidirectional texture functions

Kautz, J; Boulos, S; Durand, F; (2007) Interactive editing and Modeling of bidirectional texture functions. In: ACM TRANSACTIONS ON GRAPHICS. (pp. ? - ?). ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

While measured Bidirectional Texture Functions (BTF) enable impressive realism in material appearance, they offer little control, which limits their use for content creation. In this work, we interactively manipulate BTFs and create new BTFs from flat textures. We present an out-of-core approach to manage the size of BTFs and introduce new editing operations that modify the appearance of a material. These tools achieve their full potential when selectively applied to subsets of the BTF through the use of new selection operators. We further analyze the use of our editing operators for the modification of important visual characteristics such as highlights, roughness, and fuzziness. Results compare favorably to the direct alteration of micro-geometry and reflectances of synthetic reference data.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:Interactive editing and Modeling of bidirectional texture functions
Event:ACM SIGGRAPH 2007 Conference
Location:San Diego, CA
Dates:2007-08-05 - 2008-08-09
DOI:10.1145/1239451.1239504
Keywords:BTFs, editing, material appearance, REFLECTANCE, SURFACES
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science

Archive Staff Only: edit this record