Expressing Techniques of Natural-Looking Fish Locomotion applied the Pendulum Concept

진자개념을 적용한 자연스러운 어류 움직임 표현 기법

  • Received : 2009.03.17
  • Accepted : 2009.04.22
  • Published : 2009.06.30


Thanks to the development of computer graphics, Animation can be easily accessed through movies or games. The users can meet various contents and are asking for high quality animations that resembles reality to a near perfection. The research is proceeded to observe the fish shapes and swimming movements through cyber aquariums, fish ecology museums and fish encyclopedias. The core of expressing undersea scenery is the natural and dynamic movements of the fish. In this thesis in order to achieve the natural shape of fish swimming, it is necessary to design a fish growth process system based on environmental factors and apply different standard points depending on the various swimming types of fish species to express the fish as near reality as possible. And by calculating the different swimming velocities of different standard points, a natural swimming shape will be achieved.


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