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What do your footsteps sound like? An investigation on interactive footstep sounds adjustment

Luca Turchet, David Moffat, Ana Tajadura-Jiménez, Joshua D. Reiss, Tony Stockman
2016 Applied Acoustics  
This paper presents an experiment where participants were asked to adjust, while walking, the spectral content and the amplitude of synthetic footstep sounds in order to match the sounds of their own footsteps  ...  This result can therefore be considered as a measure of the goodness of the design choices to synthesize the involved footstep sounds for a generic walker.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported partly by a grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research awarded to Luca Turchet (Grant No. 12-131985), and partly by a grant from the ESRC awarded to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2016.04.007 fatcat:jguezettffbejf7ewnvd2w4ami

The Influence of Auditory Cues on Bodily and Movement Perception

Tasha R. Stanton, Charles Spence
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
The sounds that result from our movement and that mark the outcome of our actions typically convey useful information concerning the state of our body and its movement, as well as providing pertinent information  ...  body and action perception, and on motor behavior.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge Mr. Greg Simmonds, Ms. Noemi Dreksler, Ms. Anne Jensen, and Ms. Tara Venkatesan for their fruitful discussions regarding the review content.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.03001 pmid:32010030 pmcid:PMC6978806 fatcat:wlbtuurwrjclddyv26jtup4yfi

Appraising the intention of other people: Ecological validity and procedures for investigating effects of lighting for pedestrians

S Fotios, M Johansson
2017 Lighting Research and Technology  
One of the aims of outdoor lighting in public spaces, such as pathways and subsidiary roads, is to help pedestrians to evaluate the intentions of other people.  ...  Photographs are considered suitable for evaluating the effect of changes in light level and spectral power distribution.  ...  The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1477153517737345 fatcat:3suzqbdolfcwrbpcmvmmkkthgu

Embodied Landscape: the place of geography in the actor's creation of character

Nicholas Hope
2011 Body, Space & Technology Journal  
It is a commonplace to acknowledge that the living body is part and parcel of its immediate living world.  ...  of a part in rehearsal, and will echo through to the actor in performance.  ...  These actors were being asked to change their light-weight body presentations.  ... 
doi:10.16995/bst.78 fatcat:sztxzgye3jeavi5d2zit6au2gi

State of the Art of Audio- and Video-Based Solutions for AAL

Slavisa ALeksic, Michael Atanasov, Jean Calleja Agius, Kenneth Camilleri, Anto Čartolovni, Pau Climent-Pérez, Sara Colantonio, Stefania Cristina, Vladimir Despotovic, Hazım Kemal Ekenel, Ekrem Erakin, Francisco Florez-Revuelta (+27 others)
2022 Zenodo  
It is a matter of fact that Europe is facing more and more crucial challenges regarding health and social care due to the demographic change and the current economic context.  ...  Broadly speaking, AAL can be referred to as the use of innovative and advanced Information and Communication Technologies to create supportive, inclusive and empowering applications and environments that  ...  individual's emotion, Gobe2 measures your emotional tension, strictly associated with feelings and mood, by detecting the changes in cutaneous sweat glands.After evaluating these changes, the smart band  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6390708 fatcat:6qfwqd2v2rhe5iuu5zgz77ay4i

Phantom Limbs and the Weight of Grief in Sasha Waltz's noBody

Brandon Shaw
2015 Theatre journal (Washington, D.C.)  
It can be argued that the title, Lamentation, is part of the packaging that primes the audience for a highly emotional response specifically to grief, as opposed to other emotional states possibly evoked  ...  to terms with the corpse, which Moniz suggests provides grieving people with some footing as they attempt to walk in a world weighted down by loss.  ... 
doi:10.1353/tj.2015.0022 fatcat:yk7bme74qrev7imgtoaxhnxiii

Ways of Walking: Understanding Walking's Implications for the Design of Handheld Technology Via a Humanistic Ethnographic Approach

Parisa Eslambolchilar, Mads Bødker,, Alan Chamberlain
2016 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
In engaging with such mobile technologies and their envisaged development, we argue that interaction designers must increasingly consider a multitude of perspectives that relate to walking in order to  ...  Drawing on insights from non-representational theory, we develop a partial vocabulary with which to engage with qualities of pedestrian mobility, and we outline how taking more mindful approaches to walking  ...  While walking, a person never puts weight on both feet at the same time; rather, the weight shifts gently from one leg to the other, which creates a balanced gait, a cyclic rhythm.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201605192618 fatcat:ax6rayacpnd6bn6kwqfi4czrne

On 'Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus' (1818) [chapter]

Percy Bysshe Shelley, E. B. Murray
1993 The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Vol. 1  
The light became more and more oppressive to me; and, the heat wearying me as I walked, I sought a place where I could receive shade.  ...  Presently I heard the sound of footsteps along the passage; the door opened, and the wretch whom I dreaded appeared.  ...  suddenly change to an expression of the wildest rage, as he shrieked out imprecations on his persecutor.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oseo/instance.00065579 fatcat:zaibwrj46jhuzb7zuif36scmsa

Center for nonverbal studies

2003 ChoiceReviews  
Every effort has been made to cite their work in the text. Definitions, meanings, and interpretations left uncredited are those of the author.  ...  Gestures and consumer products with http://members.aol.com/nonverbal2/diction1.htm (1 of 2) [27/04/02 05:54:42] The current trademark registrations are identified with the ® symbol.  ...  (N.B.: Each year shying horses kill and wound more humans than all wild animals combined.) 1992:1327). 3. The emotional impact of grilles registers in the amygdala.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.40sup-0079 fatcat:zi5s5wxf2nhene2zyhbbhfsulu

OUTWITTING OUR NERVES

Josephine A. Jackson, Helen M. Salisbury
1933 Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease  
Since this test of emotion is fundamentally sound, it is not surprising that the nervous man is in a state of distress.  ...  "You can't change him but you can change your reaction to him. If something keeps hurting your hand, you don't keep on being sore. You grow callous.  ...  The state of being shut out from taking active part (applied to a group of ideas), as in normal forgetfulness. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1097/00005053-193312000-00074 fatcat:cuuvebtxwjgfris3oqbac5amia

Vulnerable Becomings: Reimagining Human Relationships with Horses and Other Beings

Emily Blair Pfoutz
2019 Society & Animals  
space for reciprocity and have the potential to upend hierarchical logics of domination.  ...  Ultimately, my experiences with horses function as a starting point for reconceiving our relationships with our other human and nonhuman earthly cohabitants.  ...  And subsequently, my intellectual understanding of the word canter was deepened and slightly altered by the lived experience of that gait.  ... 
doi:10.1163/15685306-12341548 fatcat:5ln3z7gptneupoxgexnj7qzlae

Uniquely My Own: One Woman's Experience of Living with a Physical Disability

Stephanie Birmingham
2013 Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics  
Become an expert on listening to your body as well as listening to what the experts say.  ...  I knew a blind woman who had developed multiple sclerosis and I admired her, but I did not want to walk in her brave footsteps.  ...  A: It is like crowding under an umbrella, except your head sticks out, and your hair gets wet, and there are no cabs. Plus, this is somebody else's umbrella. Q: Respond to this symbol.  ... 
doi:10.1353/nib.2013.0071 pmid:24407116 fatcat:hbec5f2surg3dmsjr42v6i24ee

The Secret Agent [chapter]

Joseph Conrad
1995 Joseph Conrad: Three Novels  
And the legs inside them did not, as a general rule, seem of much account either.  ...  black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking ink, and rubber stamps; a few books  ...  And ever since he had never managed to get his weight down as much as an ounce.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-349-23831-6_2 fatcat:r7ivd4z3g5c75m2wgeffoubte4

Making sense of sensing systems

Victoria Bellotti, Maribeth Back, W. Keith Edwards, Rebecca E. Grinter, Austin Henderson, Cristina Lopes
2002 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems Changing our world, changing ourselves - CHI '02  
By contrast, navigating through virtual reality exploits the user's existing real-world "navigational commands:" positioning the head and eyes, turning the body, and walking toward something of interest  ...  Moving the head to change point of view is one. The user may already know more arcane facts such as pressing the Alt-F4 keys will close a window.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank to many of the former and current TMG students and colleagues in the MIT Media Lab for their contributions to the TUI research in the past 10 years at the  ... 
doi:10.1145/503447.503450 fatcat:oox2ir4w3bf7nemgqtj5dacqfa

Making sense of sensing systems

Victoria Bellotti, Maribeth Back, W. Keith Edwards, Rebecca E. Grinter, Austin Henderson, Cristina Lopes
2002 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems Changing our world, changing ourselves - CHI '02  
By contrast, navigating through virtual reality exploits the user's existing real-world "navigational commands:" positioning the head and eyes, turning the body, and walking toward something of interest  ...  Moving the head to change point of view is one. The user may already know more arcane facts such as pressing the Alt-F4 keys will close a window.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank to many of the former and current TMG students and colleagues in the MIT Media Lab for their contributions to the TUI research in the past 10 years at the  ... 
doi:10.1145/503376.503450 dblp:conf/chi/BellottiBEGHL02 fatcat:qraobvd44jadjfq4faprxdwue4
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