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Skinning Method
December 7, 2016
3:47 am
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Hello, 

I would like a recommendation for the skinning method. What would you call the "better" method. Or what are the benefits/disadvantages from one to another? Just curious, because I tried both and can not see a noticeable difference.

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December 9, 2016
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Hi,

The 'Harmonic Interpolation' would be the preferred one as it prduces smoother weights and are less likely to have some weird artifacts. However, it may fail for a mesh with large number of vertices and it is more sensitive to 'bad' mesh with unreferenced vertices, topological artifacts, or multiple components. 

On the other hand, 'Barycentric Interpolation' is more robust under arbitrary mesh but may produce less smoother skinning weights and more potential artifacts. 

Overall I would suggest using 'Harmonic' first and only resort to 'Barycentric' if it fails to produce results for your current scan.

Andrew

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