Fish-trait Simulator for Constructing Virtual Aquarium System

가상수족관 시스템 구축을 위한 어류 생태 시뮬레이터

  • 정승문 (동신대학교 디지털콘텐츠학과) ;
  • 이현철 (동신대학교 디지털콘텐츠학과) ;
  • 김은석 (동신대학교 디지털콘텐츠학과) ;
  • 허기택 (동신대학교 디지털콘텐츠학과) ;
  • 강경헌 (동신대학교 디지털콘텐츠학과)
  • Published : 2007.03.28


In a virtual aquarium, the behavior of fish objects is the most important factor in respect of visual effects. In addition to the individual behavior of fish object, the interactions between objects due to their attributes, can improve the dynamics and reality of the virtual world. In this paper, we analyze the principal habits of fish objects such as the vitality, the range of movement, the maximum depth of water they can live, and the cycle of eating. Then, we suggest a method for simulating the stable marine ecosystem with controlling the behaviors, the interaction with other species, the average span of life, and all that sort of thing based on the result of analysis. Because we can freely modify the behavior of fish object by altering the values of attributes, it can be utilized in the dynamic virtual aquarium, the 3D aquarium screen saver, and the virtual fish game, and so on.


Virtual Aquarium;Fish Objects;The Values of Attributes


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