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Automatic Sign Dance Synthesis from Gesture-based Sign Language

Naoya Iwamoto, Hubert P. H. Shum, Wakana Asahina, Shigeo Morishima
2019 Motion, Interaction and Games on - MIG '19  
Figure 1 : Sign dance -a genre of dance consisting of both sign gestures and body dancing motions.  ...  We propose a system to automatically generate sign dance from a piece of music and its corresponding sign gesture.  ...  Figure 2 : 2 The overview of our sign dance synthesis system. Figure 3 : 3 Sign dance motion captured from a professional sign dancer.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3359566.3360069 dblp:conf/mig/IwamotoSAM19 fatcat:lfxw467pozhyjnhnnym77vrkn4

CGA Synthesizer Interpolating and Extrapolating Motion Data [chapter]

Kiyoshi Hoshino
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A magnetic motion capture system with sixteen sensors and a pair of data gloves with eighteen sensors each were used to obtain various types of dance motions.  ...  The author proposes a computer-graphics animation tool which composes a mixed pattern of two dance motions at any rate, or which interpolates and extrapolates a new dance pattern.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported in part by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas (A), Research for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35660-0_41 fatcat:dqqsjz5lebclrho5phzvejbbpu

Development of Easy-to-Use Authoring System for Noh (Japanese Traditional) Dance Animation

Masaki Oshita, Reiko Yamanaka, Masami Iwatsuki, Yukiko Nakatsuka, Takeshi Seki
2012 2012 International Conference on Cyberworlds  
We created several Noh dance animations using this system, which was evaluated through a series of experiments.  ...  To solve the problems of existing animation systems, we employ our smart motion synthesis technique to compose motion units automatically.  ...  We would like to thank Masaki Umano, a professional Noh performer, for his invaluable help in acquiring motion capture data and evaluating our prototype system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cw.2012.14 dblp:conf/cw/OshitaYINS12 fatcat:3uuwouicrfd63bme35wi5p6f6y

Synthesis of Dance Performance Based on Analyses of Human Motion and Music

Takaaki Shiratori, Katsushi Ikeuchi
2008 IPSJ Online Transactions  
One of the easy solutions to this issue is to use a motion capture system.  ...  motion capture data sets, or modifying them according to physical properties.  ...  In our implementation, motion capture data obtained from a magnetic motion capture system is converted to the data format of an optical motion capture system using its orientation data. ) , (C.2a) x temp  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjtrans.1.80 fatcat:v3bk4lbhdvavbps3iuzke5jqk4

ChoreoGraphics

Adriana Schulz, Luiz Velho
2011 ACM SIGGRAPH 2011 Posters on - SIGGRAPH '11  
To this end, we use as an input motion capture of dancers synchronized with an underlying musical composition. We adapt motion synthesis methods for use in combination with a musical track.  ...  The musicians are responsible for composing the soundtrack (bottom) and we use a motion capture system to capture the performance of the dancers, creating a list of steps (left).  ...  Synthesis and Editing of Motion Capture Data.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2037715.2037732 dblp:conf/siggraph/SchulzV11 fatcat:jm7ingox7zaazdlhywbhgcsp3i

ChoreoGraphics: An Authoring Tool for Dance Shows

Adriana Schulz, Wojciech Matusik, Luiz Velho
2013 Journal of Graphics Tools  
We adapt motion synthesis methods for use in combination with a musical track.  ...  To this end, we use as input motion capture of dance sequences that are synchronized with an underlying musical composition.  ...  We use the musical measures to guide the dance (a), and have the dancers create a data set of steps using motion capture and annotations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2165347x.2014.909341 fatcat:zftfa2lkp5hn3neut3ncoj56bm

Analysis and Synthesis of Latin Dance Using Motion Capture Data [chapter]

Noriko Nagata, Kazutaka Okumoto, Daisuke Iwai, Felipe Toro, Seiji Inokuchi
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents an analysis of natural movement in Latin dance and a synthesis of dance motions making use of the outcome.  ...  The isolation movement of shoulders and hips in Latin dance was extracted quantitatively, and a dance animation with different isolation levels was synthesized, using a motion graph editor.  ...  Synthesis of Dance Animation In order to confirm that isolation between shoulders and hips is one of the characteristics of Latin dance, we created a dance animation using our motion data and evaluated  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30543-9_6 fatcat:bdckw3nllfec3cic2vvxrmh5vi

Temporal Segmentation and Seamless Stitching of Motion Patterns for Synthesizing Novel Animations of Periodic Dances

Costas Panagiotakis, Antonis Argyros, Damien Michel
2014 2014 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition  
The input to the proposed method is motion capture data acquired from markeless visual observations of a human performing a periodic dance.  ...  The provided human motion capture data are temporally segmented into the constituent periodic motion patterns.  ...  A script file that is set by the user gives a high level control over the final animation. Marker-based motion capture technologies have been used on 3D dance animations systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icpr.2014.331 dblp:conf/icpr/PanagiotakisAM14 fatcat:fbmhg64sv5dqto4us6jvdxadzu

Learn2Dance: Learning Statistical Music-to-Dance Mappings for Choreography Synthesis

Ferda Ofli, Engin Erzin, Yücel Yemez, A. Murat Tekalp
2012 IEEE transactions on multimedia  
The motion parameters of the dance figures in the synthesized choreography are then computed using the dance figure models.  ...  Finally, the generated motion parameters are animated synchronously with the musical audio using a 3-D character model.  ...  The resulting set of 3-D points are used to fit a skeleton structure to the 3-D motion capture data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmm.2011.2181492 fatcat:uavnh4bvq5bnxmvzcxvzgb3epm

Body-Part Motion Synthesis System and Its Evaluation for Discovery Learning of Dance

Asako SOGA, Bin UMINO, Yuho YAZAKI, Motoko HIRAYAMA
2016 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
We developed a Body-part Motion Synthesis System (BMSS) that allows users to create choreographies by synthesizing body-part motions to increase the effect of learning contemporary dance choreography.  ...  We conducted a series of evaluation experiments for creating contemporary dance choreographies to verify the learning effectiveness of our system as a support system for discovery learning.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Kanagawa Institute of Technology for permission to use a studio and a motion capture system. This work was partly supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 15H02793.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.2015cyp0010 fatcat:kpdvotch6bhuvax3vs4nabxp2a

Transflower: probabilistic autoregressive dance generation with multimodal attention [article]

Guillermo Valle-Pérez, Gustav Eje Henter, Jonas Beskow, André Holzapfel, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Simon Alexanderson
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Second, we introduce the currently largest 3D dance-motion dataset, obtained with a variety of motion-capture technologies, and including both professional and casual dancers.  ...  Formally, generating dance conditioned on a piece of music can be expressed as a problem of modelling a high-dimensional continuous motion signal, conditioned on an audio signal.  ...  seconds of motion, as well as ated with a variety of motion capture systems.  ... 
arXiv:2106.13871v1 fatcat:ofkengygabcfdlbcwsl6vk4rmq

Motion texture

Yan Li, Tianshu Wang, Heung-Yeung Shum
2002 ACM Transactions on Graphics  
Figure 1 : This 320-frame sequence of dance motion is choreographed from (1) the starting frame, (2) the ending frame and (3) the learnt motion texture from motion captured dance data.  ...  We have designed a maximum likelihood algorithm to learn the motion textons and their relationship from the captured dance motion.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank Ying-Qing Xu for the fruitful discussion on animation and help on motion data capture.  ... 
doi:10.1145/566570.566604 fatcat:pb6236x5sbdh5pcwpifkippcai

Audio-driven human body motion analysis and synthesis

F. Ofli, C. Canton-Ferrer, J. Tilmanne, Y. Demir, E. Bozkurt, Y. Yemez, E. Erzin, A. M. Tekalp
2008 Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing  
This paper presents a framework for audio-driven human body motion analysis and synthesis.  ...  The system is trained in a supervised manner using the multiview video recordings of the dancer.  ...  SYSTEM OVERVIEW The overall system, as depicted in Fig.1 , comprises three modules: multimodal analysis (training), audio-driven body motion synthesis and animation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icassp.2008.4518089 dblp:conf/icassp/OfliCTDBYET08 fatcat:73prooupprfn7icvfmifvhfusi

Learning to Generate Diverse Dance Motions with Transformer [article]

Jiaman Li, Yihang Yin, Hang Chu, Yi Zhou, Tingwu Wang, Sanja Fidler, Hao Li
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As motion capture data is limited for the range of dance motions and styles, we introduce a massive dance motion data set that is created from YouTube videos.  ...  We introduce a complete system for dance motion synthesis, which can generate complex and highly diverse dance sequences given an input music sequence.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by in part by the ONR YIP grant N00014-17-S-FO14, the CONIX Research Center, a Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) program sponsored by DARPA, the Andrew  ... 
arXiv:2008.08171v1 fatcat:kp57scjce5cnlejdqpukvhurem

Baroque Dance Animation with Virtual Dancers [article]

Maresa Bertolo, Paolo Maninetti, Daniele Marini
1999 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
Third, we encoded the elementary movements by using a motion capture system with a professional human dancer, building two libraries of simple and complex movements, to be used for the control of the motion  ...  Our approach to computer simulation of the human movement is based on a high level description of the grammar of the movement and on the combination of basic movements acquired using motion capture systems  ...  Maestra Federica Calvino Prina contributed with her expertise and performing dance steps in the motion capture sessions. Thanks to Politecnico of Milano: LTI Laboratory, prof. C.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egs.19991003 fatcat:uwbl5xvdm5g23mjqiow6vynqfm
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