Hierarchical Design of Continuous Line Illustrations

Fernando J. Wong, Shigeo Takahashi

Abstract

A hierarchical approach for designing continuous line illustrations, drawings that consist of a single line, is presented throughout this paper. Users specify a graph that will guide the overall shape of the line illustration, and proceed to assign a series of child graphs to many of its vertices. A line illustration can then be generated by taking all of these graphs into account, allowing us to produce complex drawings that are composed of several objects. Our approach also allows us to preserve the overall structure and orientation of the line as graphs are inserted or removed from the illustration. We also propose a variety of visual enhancements for our illustrations based on the specified hierarchical graph information and provide several result examples that demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach.

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J. Wong F. and Takahashi S. (2013). Hierarchical Design of Continuous Line Illustrations . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-46-4, pages 131-138. DOI: 10.5220/0004232701310138


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@conference{grapp13,
author={Fernando J. Wong and Shigeo Takahashi},
title={Hierarchical Design of Continuous Line Illustrations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={131-138},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004232701310138},
isbn={978-989-8565-46-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)
TI - Hierarchical Design of Continuous Line Illustrations
SN - 978-989-8565-46-4
AU - J. Wong F.
AU - Takahashi S.
PY - 2013
SP - 131
EP - 138
DO - 10.5220/0004232701310138