Center for Human Modeling and Simulation

Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

June 1994


Copyright 1994 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the IMAGE VII Conference, June 1994.

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Creating realistic virtual humans requires models that resemble real humans both visually and behaviorally. Physical and behavioral fidelity in human modeling is the focus of research and development work at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Human Modeling and Simulation. In this article, we briefly describe the Center's human modeling paradigm, Jack®, and our research activities, including Jack's Spreadsheet Anthropometric Scaling System (SASS) and its Free-Form Deformation model.



Date Posted: 24 July 2007