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posted on 2022-03-25, 16:12 authored by Sarah Dashti, Edmond PrakashEdmond Prakash, Fiaz Hussain, Fiona CarrollFiona Carroll
We introduce a novel system and technique for materialising the deformable shapes of sound-resonance on 3D objects. This technical framework presents a novel approach using a series of simple processes to manage complex object transformations that can be used in virtual, 3D modelling and augmented reality interaction. Our method involves: • First step is on materialising sound resonance images by using a suitable tool such as the Chladni plate software for generating sound resonance shape maps which can then be used in bump and displacement mapping. • Next we experimentally explore ways of using volumetric deformable shape maps to blend these intricate sound resonance patterns in virtual pottery applications. • We then extend the method to transform the resulting complex 3D shape models from the above steps for rapid prototyping using appropriate pre-print tools by remeshing and physics manipulations. • The result is then 3D printable object forms, with highquality sound texture examples overlayed and blended, that changes the form of underlying 3D objects. We demonstrate our method using off-the-shelf tools


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Conference paper published in Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Cyberworlds 29 September - 1 October 2020 Caen, France (online) available at

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Dashti, S., Prakash, E., Hussain, F., Carroll, F. (2020) 'Virtual Pottery: Deformable Sound Shape Modelling and Fabrication', In: Sourin, A., Charier, C., Rosenberger, C. and Sourina, O. (ed.s) Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Cyberworlds, IEEE.

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Sarah Dashti Edmond Prakash Fiaz Hussain Fiona Carroll

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