Enhanced Dual Quaternion Skinning for Production Use

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Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 3:45pm to 5:15pm
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This paper presents an extension to dual quaternion skinning (DQS) that successfully met the rigging requirements of Disney's feature "Frozen". In particular, DQS is configured with linear blend skinning to handle non-rigid transformations, hierarchies of differing joints, and arbitrary support joints.

Gene Lee
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Andy Lin
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Matt Schiller
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Scott Peters
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Mark McLaughlin
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Frank Hanner
Walt Disney Animation Studios