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Frowns, Smiles, Pouts
Wednesday, 11 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 502A
Session Chair: Carolina Cruz-Neira, Iowa State University

Adaptable Setup for Performance-Driven Facial Animation
An animation system that automates the most challenging tasks in setting up convincing facial animation: creation of facial actions in articulate form and motion during all intensities.

Volker Helzle
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
volker.helzle (at)

Christoph Biehn
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Florian Linnner
Freelance Artist

Thomas Schlömer
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Constraint-Based Synthesis of Visual Speech
A novel method for synthesis of visual speech movements based upon constrained optimization techniques.

James D. Edge
University of Sheffield
j.edge (at)

Steve Maddock
University of Sheffield
Multilinear Models for Facial Synthesis
A bilinear 3D face model with separate control of identity and expression. The model can be built from incomplete datasets of scanned faces and intuitively controled via tracking.

Daniel Vlasic
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
drdaniel (at)

Matt Brand
Hanspeter Pfister
Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs

Jovan Popović
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Improved Automatic Caricature by Feature Normalization and Exaggeration
An improved formalization of automatic caricature that extends a standard approach to correctly account for the population variance of facial features.

Zhenyao Mo
University of Southern California
zmo (at)

J.P. Lewis
Ulrich Neumann
University of Southern California

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