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"Character Animation with Direct3D 10" is the first complete reference for using Direct3D 10 for character animation, particularly in games and animated films. Direct3D 10 is a dramatically changed release from previous versions and it offers incredible new power and functionality. The book teaches graphics and game programmers the essentials of Direct3D and DirectX 10 with a focus on the three major components of character animation: skeletal animation, ragdoll physics, and facial animation. It also provides coverage of other key animation subjects including lip-syncing, making eyes focus on a specific point, the how to create character animation, skeletal animation, lip synching, skinned animation, facial animation, basic physics, phonemes & visemes, animation channels, and more.
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PART I: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: Overview Chapter 2: DirectX Basics PART II: SKELETAL ANIMATION Chapter 3: Skinning a Mesh Chapter 4: Skinned Animation Chapter 5: Advanced Animation Techniques PART III: RAGDOLL PHYSICS Chapter 6: Basic Physics Chapter 7: Ragdoll Representation Chapter 8: Ragdoll Simulation PART IV: FACIAL ANIMATION Chapter 9: Building a Face Chapter 10: Morphing Animation Chapter 11: Phonemes & Visemes Chapter 12: Animation Channels Chapter 13: The Lip-sync tool PART V: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER Chapter 14: Making a CharacterAbout the Author:
Carl Granberg has been creating games on a hobby basis since the old DOS-based Mode 13h graphics, after which he moved on to DirectDraw and finally Direct3D graphics. He received his master of science in computing at Curtin University, Perth, Australia, and has since been working in the Finnish game industry for 3 years. He is currently working as a Tools programmer at Remedy Entertainment in Finland. He’s also involved with a group of hobby game developers that goes by the name of BugFactory (www.bugfactory.fi), which has just released its first title, The Tales of Bingwood. For matters relating to this book, he can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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