Are you a graphics programmer who builds animation functionality? Are you an animator who uses it? Whatever your role, Computer Animation: Algorithms and Techniques will help you work more efficiently and achieve better results. Covering everything from the low-level techniques that are key to creating precise effects to high-level computations responsible for a scene's general attributes, this book equips you with the breadth of knowledge you need to tackle every facet of the most complex animation projects. Complementing this breadth s the depth required for complete technical mastery-including stop-by-stop instruction, detailed examples, full-color illustrations, and focused coverage of model-specific applications.