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Light Pen

Light Pen

(past projects)

Light Pen is a lighting design system driven by sketching on 3D virtual models. Conventional lighting design tools simulate the lighting effects of design decisions such as window locations, surface treatments, and fixture placement. Light Pen takes the inverse approach by allowing the designer to indicate desired illumination on a 3D model. This serves as input to a knowledge-based lighting design system, which recommends what lights to use and where to place them, based on the designer's expressed intentions and on the geometry of the space
Light Pen

last updated 8.28.2006 by Mark D Gross

As if You Were Here - Intelligent Annotation in Space: Sketching as an Interface to Knowledge-Based Design Systems - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do, Mark D Gross
AAAI Fall Symposium - Making Pen-Based Interaction Intelligent and Natural AAAI Press, FS-04-06:pp 55-57

The Three Rs of Drawing and Design Computation - pdf
Mark Gross, Ellen Yi-Luen Do
First International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition Kluwer

Light Pen -- sketching light in 3D - pdf
Thomas Jung, Mark D Gross, Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Proceedings of CAAD Futures Tainan, Taiwan