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Thursday, 4 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 515A
Session Chair: Ed Angel, University of New Mexico

Using Particles for Footprints and Body Interactions With Ground

Interactions with sand in "Madagascar" (due to feet or bodies) had to leave impressions. The footprint system semi-automates footprint data generation and saves enough additional information for further variations.

Krzysztof Rost
krost (at)

Alain De Hoe
Juan Buhler
Scott Singer
David Allen

Implementation of Fast Frictional Dynamics for Rigid Bodies

Implementation Sketch

This sketch presents some important details that went into implementation of our Fast Frictional Dynamics algorithm. The goal is fast simulation of large sets of non-convex rigid bodies. This sketch discusses the implementation details underlying the SIGGRAPH 2005 Paper: Fast Frictional Dynamics for Rigid Bodies.

Danny M. Kaufman
Rutgers University
kaufman (at)

Timothy Edmunds
Dinesh K. Pai
Rutgers University

Pre-Stabilization for Rigid-Body Articulation With Contact and Collision

A novel approach for dynamically simulating articulated rigid bodies undergoing frequent and unpredictable contact and collision using pre-stabilization to enforce constraints.

Rachel Weinstein
Stanford University
rlw (at)

Joseph Teran
Stanford University

Ronald Fedkiw
Stanford University and Industrial Light & Magic

Detection and Evaluation of Grasping Positions

Two techniques for detecting appropriate portions to be grasped on the surface of an object, and for forming hand shape to grasp various objects.

Fumihito Kyota
Tokyo Institute of Technology
kyota (at)

Tomoyuki Watabe
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Suguru Saito
Masayuki Nakajima
Tokyo Institute of Technology