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Kinematic Reconstruction of Calligraphic Traces from Shape Features

Berio, Daniel; Fol Leymarie, Frederic and Plamondon, Rejean. 2018. Kinematic Reconstruction of Calligraphic Traces from Shape Features. Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 1(1), pp. 762-767. [Article]

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Abstract or Description

Our goal is to be able to reproduce computationally calligraphic traces, e.g. as found in the art practices of graffiti and various forms of more traditional calligraphy, while mimicking the production process of such art forms. We design our user interfaces in a procedural generation and computer aided design (CAD) setting. As a result, we seek to seamlessly work between data used in design packages (without kinematics) and data easily digitised by users (e.g. online, with kinematics). To achieve these goals, we propose a method that allows to reconstruct kinematics from solely the geometric trace of handwritten trace in the form of parameters of the Sigma-Lognormal model. We purposely ignore the kinematics possibly embedded in the data in order to treat online data and vector patterns with the same procedure.

Item Type:

Article

Keywords:

sigma-lognormal, curve reconstruction, medial axis, graffiti, handwriting

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Computing

Dates:

DateEvent
1 January 2018Accepted
1 May 2018Published

Item ID:

20616

Date Deposited:

07 Jun 2018 08:38

Last Modified:

09 Jul 2018 17:19

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/20616

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