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    <td bgcolor="#003366"><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4" color="#FFFFFF"><a name="know"></a>&nbsp;additional 
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      <td bgcolor="#005BB7"><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4" color="#FFFFFF"><a name="know"></a>&nbsp;</font><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4" color="#FFFFFF">known 
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<p>- not complete nurbsSurfaces area is used for target destribution<br>
  - multiple knot targets with same position<br>
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<p>If you find a bug, please report to <a href="mailto:carsten@kolve.com">carsten@kolve.com</a></p>

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<p>all these depend on time, feedback and motivation :)<br>
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  - new steering desires: formation, containment<br>
  - new combine mode: priorized dithering<br>
  - node to constrain bug motion to different physical parameters (surface hugging, 
  flight etc.)<br>
  - performance: eliminate unnessecary computations (you'd be shocked if you knew 
  how much there are!), spatial data structure to speed up query of nearby bugs, 
  node to store reusable computational data to speed up calculations<br>
  - event / location based steering desire changes (already possible to a certain 
  degree, extend that degree)<br>
  - inner states for bugs (fear, hunger, anger etc.)<br>
  - integration of non-linear trax animation with beavioural animation engine 
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  - kill all bugs, kill 'em all!<br>
  - faster, better, harder, stronger</p>
<p>Suggestions, ideas? &gt; <a href="mailto:carsten@kolve.com">carsten@kolve.com</a></p>

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<p>Big Thanks to all the beta-testers: Bruno Pollet, Stefaan Contreras (A|W Europe), 
  Max Parofsky (Hidden Dragon Films, L.A.), Thomas Hermann (Second Unit, Munich), 
  Karen Smith (Freelance)</p>

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      <td>Reynolds, C. W. (1987) Flocks, Herds, and Schools: A Distributed Behavioral 
        Model, in Computer Graphics, 21(4) (SIGGRAPH &#146;87 Conference Proceedings) 
        pages 25-34. </td>
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      <td>Reynolds, C. W. (1988) Not Bumping Into Things, in the notes for the 
        SIGGRAPH 88 course Developments in Physically-Based Modeling, pages G1-G13, 
        published by ACM SIGGRAPH. </td>
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      <td>Reynolds C.W., &quot;Steering Behaviours for Autonomous Characters&quot;, 
        Proceedings of the Games Developer Conference, p763-782, 1999.</td>
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      <td>Robin Green &quot;Steering Behaviours&quot;, Proceedings of the Games 
        Developer Conference 1999</td>
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      <td>David M. Bourg, &quot;Physics for Game Developers&quot;, O'REILLY, 2002, 
        ISBN 0-596-00006-5</td>
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      <td>Alan Watt, &quot;3D Computer Graphics&quot;, Pearson Education Limited, 
        1999 (German Edition), ISBN 3-8273-7014-0</td>
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      <td>Rick Parent, &quot;Computer Animation - Algorithms and Techniques&quot;, 
        Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002, ISBN 1-55860-579-7</td>
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    <td width="11%">Beta 1</td>
    <td width="12%">19.02.02</td>
    <td width="77%">intial non public beta release</td>
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    <td width="11%" height="112">Beta 2</td>
    <td width="12%" height="112">04.03.02</td>
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      <p>- non public<br>
        bugfixes:<br>
        - corrected maya iff type (currently non official inhouse iff type)<br>
        added:<br>
        - steering desires: seek / moth seek / arrival of multiple points, curves, 
        surfaces; curve-, surface following; bug head direction</p>
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    <td width="11%" height="172">Beta 3</td>
    <td width="12%" height="172">12.06.02</td>
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      <p>-non public<br>
        updates:<br>
        - new more user friendly AETemplates<br>
        - combined all different node in one plugin<br>
        - easier steering desire combinations<br>
        added:<br>
        - steering desires: obstacle avoidance, mesh following, bug wander<br>
        - super fancy node icons (for hypergraph also)<br>
        - advanced connection editor for much easier connection setup</p>
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    <td width="11%" height="32">1.0</td>
    <td width="12%" height="32">11.10.02</td>
    <td width="77%" height="32">official release</td>
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    <td width="11%" height="93">1.1</td>
    <td width="12%" height="93">30.10.02</td>
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      <p>changes:<br>
        - removed limits on force and distance attributes<br>
        - other minor fixes<br>
        added:<br>
        - recompiled version for Maya 4.5</p>
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