A Computational Approach to Digital Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

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Springer Science & Business Media, May 12, 2009 - Computers - 363 pages
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"A Computational Approach to Digital Chinese Painting and Calligraphy" is a technical book on computer science and its applications in the arts. It focuses on Oriental digital arts, in particular Chinese arts and painting, offering a multi-disciplinary treatment from the angles of computer graphics, interactive techniques, human-computer interaction, and artificial intelligence. The book also discusses the unique difficulties and challenges of using the computer to produce Oriental arts, including research results by the authors and their lessons and engineering experiences behind these efforts.

Songhua Xu is a computer scientist of Zhejiang University and Yale University, as well as an honorary researcher of the University of Hong Kong. Francis C.M. Lau is Professor at the University of Hong Kong where he leads the Systems Research Group in the Department of Computer Science. Yunhe Pan is Professor of Computer Science at Zhejiang University as well as Deputy President of Chinese Academy of Engineering.

 

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Contents

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Computer Science in Paintings or Drawings 2 1 Introduction
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References
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Songhua
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Introduction to Interactive Digital Chinese Painting
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Basic Algorithmic Framework of a Virtual Hairy
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Rendering Component of an Advanced Virtual Hairy
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Automatic Generation of Artistic Chinese Calligraphy
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2 Part IV focuses on the problem of the intelligent generation of Chinese
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A Preliminary Attempt at Evaluating the Beauty
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Permissions
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1 Part III discusses how to interactively create Chinese paintings and cal
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References
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Pigment Component of an Advanced Virtual Hairy
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Final Fantasies for Digital Painting and Calligraphy 327
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Index
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