load 3ds file

I want to load 3DS model which is a man in OPENGL and to control it.I want to know if it can read the informations of Skeleton in the model.Thanks a lot.

I think this has nothing to do with Math and Algorithms, but there is lib3ds that you can to load these files.

3DS file format does not contain skeletal animation.

Then,can I get the joints and rotate the arm(such as) by them.My teacher told to do like this.

man u need to use ms3d format
u can convert 3ds to ms3d
but if the guy above is correct ull have to add bones yourself
and yeah good luck controlling your skeleton with math lol
look at my demo