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Kenny Erleben

Kenny Erleben

Associate Professor

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Primary fields of research

Computer simulation and numerical optimization with particular interests in computational contact mechanics of rigid and deformable objects, inverse kinematics for computer graphics and robotics, computational fluid dynamics, computational biomechanics, foam simulation, interface tracking meshing.


Computer simulation, numerical optimization, computer graphics and computer animation.

Current research

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Selected publications

  1. Published

    Velocity-based shock propagation for multibody dynamics animation

    Erleben, K. 2007 In : ACM Transactions on Graphics. 26, 2, 20 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Nonsmooth Newton method for Fischer function reformulation of contact force problems for interactive rigid body simulation

    Silcowitz, M., Niebe, S. M. & Erleben, K. 2009 VRIPHYS 09: 6th Workshop on Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations. p. 105-114

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings

  3. Published

    Interactive simulation of rigid body dynamics in computer graphics

    Bender, J., Erleben, K. & Trinkle, J. 2014 In : Computer Graphics Forum. 33, 1, p. 246-270 25 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Physics-based Animation

    Erleben, K., Sporring, J., Henriksen, K. & Dohlmann, H. 2005 Hingham, Mass.: Charles River Media. 817 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  5. Published

    Stable, Robust, and Versatile Multibody Dynamics Animation

    Erleben, K. 2005 Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen (DIKU).

    Publication: ResearchPh.D. thesis

  6. Published

    Numerical methods for linear complementarity problems in physics-based animation

    Abel, S. M. N. & Erleben, K. 2015 Morgan & Claypool Publishers. 159 p. (Synthesis Lectures on Computer Graphics and Animation; No. 1, Vol. 7).

    Publication: EducationCompendium/lecture notes

  7. Published

    Photon differential splatting for rendering caustics

    Frisvad, J. R., Schjøth, L., Erleben, K. & Sporring, J. 2014 In : Computer Graphics Forum. 33, 6, p. 252-263 12 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  8. Published

    Multiphase flow of immiscible fluids on unstructured moving meshes

    Misztal, M. K., Erleben, K., Bargteil, A., Fursund, J., Christensen, B. B., Bærentzen, J. A. & Bridson, R. 2014 In : I E E E Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 20, 1, p. 4-16 13 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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