By Norman I. Badler
In past times decade, high-performance special effects have discovered software in a thrilling and increasing diversity of latest domain names. one of the such a lot dramatic advancements has been the incorporation of real-time interactive manipulation and show for human figures. notwithstanding actively pursued via a number of study teams, the matter of offering an artificial or surrogate human for engineers and architects already conversant in computer-aided layout innovations used to be so much comprehensively solved by way of Norman Badler's special effects laboratory on the college of Pennsylvania. The breadth of that attempt in addition to the main points of its method and software program setting are offered during this quantity. The booklet is meant for human elements engineers drawn to figuring out how a computer-graphics surrogate human can increase their analyses of designed environments. it's going to additionally tell layout engineers of the cutting-edge in human determine modeling, and as a result of the human-centered layout important to the emergent proposal of concurrent engineering. In satisfying those objectives, the ebook also records for the complete special effects group an immense study attempt within the interactive keep an eye on of articulated human figures.