Lecture 
Date 
Topic 
Reading (see also extended reading list) 
Lecture Notes 
Presenter 
Discussant 
1 
09/21 
Course introduction 

Introduction.pdf,
Animations 


2 
09/26 
Introduction: differential geometry I 
DoCarmo chapter 1.pdf 
DifferentialGeometry I.pdf 


3 
09/28 
Introduction: differential geometry II 
DoCarmo Chapter 2.pdf Do Carmo Chapter 3.pdf 
DifferentialGeometry II.pdf 


4 
10/03 
Introduction: differential geometry III, rotations 
Optional further reading: see section on rotations in the extended reading list. 
DifferentialGeometry III.pdf 


5 
10/05 
Introduction: physical models and finite element methods I 
The slides are based on an excellent introduction to finite element methods in this dissertation by M. Roth, Chapter 3. 
Elasticity and FEM I.pdf 


6 
10/10 
Introduction: physical models and finite element methods II 
Section 3.4 and 3.5 in Roth's dissertation.

Elasticity and FEM II.pdf 


7 
10/12 
Advanced skinning 
Pose space deformation: a unified approach to shape interpolation and skeletondriven deformation
J. P. Lewis, Matt Cordner, Nickson Fong
SIGGRAPH 2000

Review slides elasticity and FEM Iman's presentation slides 
Iman Mostafavi 
Arash Keshmirian 
8 
10/17 
Shape deformation using differential coordinates I 
Laplacian surface editing
O. Sorkine, D. CohenOr, Y. Lipman, M. Alexa, C. Roessl, H.P. Seidel
SGP 2004
Mesh editing with poissonbased gradient field manipulation
Y. Yu, K. Zhou, D. Xu, X. Shi, H. Bao, B. Guo, H. Shum
SIGGRAPH 2004

Summary Pose Space Deformation Will's presentation slides 
Will Chang 
Henrick Shyu 
9 
10/19 
Shape deformation using differential coordinates II 
Linear rotation invariant coordinates for meshes
Y. Lipman, O. Sorkine, D. Levin, D. CohenOr
SIGGRAPH 2005

Summary Laplacian Surface Editing WanYen's presentation slides 
WanYen Lo 
Patrick Shyu 
10 
10/24 
Animation from examples I 
Deformation transfer for triangle meshes
R. Sumner, J. Popovic
SIGGRAPH 2004

Summary Rotation Invariant Mesh Coordinates Ryan's presentation slides 
Ryan Braud 
Erik Hill 
11 
10/26 
Animation from examples II 
Meshbased inverse kinematics
R. Sumner, M. Zwicker, C. Gotsman, J. Popovic
SIGGRAPH 2005

Summary Deformation Transfer Chih's presentation slides
 Chih Liang 
Mike Caloud 
12 
10/31 
Data driven modeling of faces and bodies I 
Building efficient, accurate character skins from examples
Alex Mohr, Michael Gleicher
SIGGRAPH 2003

Summary MeshIK Karen's presentation slides 
Karen Lin 
Alexandri Zavodny 
13 
11/02 
Data driven modeling of faces and bodies II 
Articulated body deformation from range scan date
Brett Allen et al.
SIGGRAPH 2002

Summary Character Skins from Examples Wojciech's presentation slides 
Wojciech Jarosz 
Karen Lin 
14 
11/07 
Data driven modeling of faces and bodies III 
A morphable model for the synthesis of 3D faces
V. Blantz, T. Vetter
SIGGRAPH 1999

Summary Articulated Body Deformation from Range Scan Data Alex's presentation slides 
Alexandri Zavodny 
Wojciech Jarosz 
15 
11/09 
Pseudophysics for interactive deformations 
Meshless deformations based on shape matching
Matthias Mueller, Bruno Heidelberger, Matthias Teschner, Markus Gross
SIGGRAPH 2005

Summary Morphable Face Model Mike's presentation slides 
Michael Caloud 
Chich Liang 
16 
11/14 
Physicsbased methods for deformable objects I 
Elastically deformable models
Demetri Terzopoulos, John Platt, Alan Barr, Kurt Flesicher
SIGGRAPH 1987

Summary Meshless Deformation Erik's presentation slides 
Erik Hill 
Ryan Braud 
17 
11/16 
Physicsbased methods for deformable objects II 
Stable realtime deformations
Matthias Mueller, Julie Dorsey, Leonard McMillan, Robert Jagnow, Barbara Cutler
SCA 2002

Summary Elastically Deformable Models Patrick's presentations slides 
Patrick Shyu 
WanYen Lo 
18 
11/21 
Physicsbased methods for cloth and thin shells 
Discrete shells
Eitan Grinspun, Anil Hirani, Mathieu Desbrun, Peter Schroeder
SCA 2003

Summary Stable Real Time Deformations Henrick's presentations slides 
Henrick Shyu 
Will Chang 

11/23 
Thanksgiving 




19 
11/28 
Physicsbased methods for plasticity and fracturing I 
Point based animation of elastic, plastic and melting objects M. Mueller, R. Keiser, A. Nealen, M. Pauly, M. Gross, M. Alexa

Summary discrete shells Arash's presentation slides 
Arash Keshmirian 
Iman Mostafavi 
20 
11/30 
Physicsbased methods for plasticity and fracturing II 
Graphical modeling and animation of ductile fracture
James O'Brien, Adam Bargteil, Jessica Hodgins
SIGGRAPH 2002

Summary point based animation 
Steve Rotenberg 
Matthias Zwicker 

12/04 
Final project presentations 6pm9pm, EBU3B 4140 Food and drinks provided 



