A MODELING METHOD OF FLUTTERING LEAVES BASED ON POINT CLOUD

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J. Tang ; Y. Wang ; Y. Zhao ; Y. Zhao ; W. Hao ; X. Ning ; K. Lv ; Z. Shi ; M. Zhao (2017)
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: The International Archives of the Photogrammetry (issn: 1682-1750, eissn: 2194-9034)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W7-1373-2017
  • Subject: TA1-2040 | T | TA1501-1820 | Applied optics. Photonics | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

Leaves falling gently or fluttering are common phenomenon in nature scenes. The authenticity of leaves falling plays an important part in the dynamic modeling of natural scenes. The leaves falling model has a widely applications in the field of animation and virtual reality. We propose a novel modeling method of fluttering leaves based on point cloud in this paper. According to the shape, the weight of leaves and the wind speed, three basic trajectories of leaves falling are defined, which are the rotation falling, the roll falling and the screw roll falling. At the same time, a parallel algorithm based on OpenMP is implemented to satisfy the needs of real-time in practical applications. Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed method is amenable to the incorporation of a variety of desirable effects.
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