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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 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.  ...  This paper reports an assessment of the feasibility and the practicality of a creation support system for contemporary dance elearning.  ...  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

Motion indexing of different emotional states using LMA components

Andreas Aristidou, Yiorgos Chrysanthou
2013 SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Technical Briefs on - SA '13  
Early results show that the proposed features provide a representative space for indexing and classification of dance movements with regards to the emotion, which can be used for synthesis and composition  ...  PCA has been also used for dimensionality reduction, laying the foundation for the qualitative and quantitative classification of movements based on their LMA characteristics.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Mrs Anna Charalambous, Mrs Maritsa Elia, Mr Stefanos Theodorou, Mrs Vaso Aristeidou and Mrs Clio de la Vara who performed the dances at our department.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2542355.2542381 dblp:conf/siggraph/AristidouC13 fatcat:s3ldsfdgbjhnbevgrvm2firw4a

Using Web-based Technologies and Tools in Future Choreographers' Training: British Experience

Dmytro Bidyuk
2016 Comparative Professional Pedagogy  
Researches on the usage of web-based technologies and tools for practical dance courses in choreographers' professional training at British higher education institutions by such British scholars as L.  ...  It has been found out that one of the possible ways how to overcome the problems while incorporating web-based technologies and tools into the traditional system of education and teaching choreography,  ...  British experience in choreographers' professional training at the universities may be useful for Ukrainian educational practice.  ... 
doi:10.1515/rpp-2016-0033 fatcat:c4zk6ac6l5gnvj3e57hwzbavq4

Style-based motion analysis for dance composition

Andreas Aristidou, Efstathios Stavrakis, Margarita Papaefthimiou, George Papagiannakis, Yiorgos Chrysanthou
2017 The Visual Computer  
The algorithm is able to compose highly stylized motions that are reminiscent to dancing scenarios using only plausible movements from existing clips.  ...  This work presents a motion analysis framework, based on Laban Movement Analysis, that also accounts for stylistic variations of the movement.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation Under Contract DIDAKTOR/0311/73  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00371-017-1452-z fatcat:eikocgcucncdtlz4qssackdqnm

Emotion Analysis and Classification: Understanding the Performers' Emotions Using the LMA Entities

Andreas Aristidou, Panayiotis Charalambous, Yiorgos Chrysanthou
2015 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
Motion capture data from acted dance performances were used for training and classification purposes.  ...  The increasing availability of large motion databases, in addition to advancements in motion synthesis, has made motion indexing and classification essential for better motion composition.  ...  The authors would also like to thank all the dancers who participated in the experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1111/cgf.12598 fatcat:w3zdglpi2fdevh5lhl5exqdbjq

Tradition meets Technohlogy: Integrating Japanese Noh & New Technology in Shakespeare's Macbeth

Jonah Salz, Asako Soga, Masahito Shiba
2010 Body, Space & Technology Journal  
In July, 2009 the Noho Theatre Group created a dancing Witch and Ghost for Sleep no More, Lady Macbeth's Nightmare by integrating motion-capture technology to create 3D computer graphic animations set  ...  This paper addresses technical and aesthetic problems encountered in adapting Shakespeare's Macbeth to the noh stage, used for the six hundred year-old dance-drama form.  ...  She employs an original Web 3D Dance Composer, an original software program that allows for Motionlab's mo-cap system and Web 3D Dance Composer choreography of motion-capture data according to pre-set  ... 
doi:10.16995/bst.117 fatcat:zxvdci2xrbe67gmxpfhzycqggy

Capturing Movement Decomposition to Support Learning and Teaching in Contemporary Dance

Jean-Philippe Rivière, Sarah Fdili Alaoui, Baptiste Caramiaux, Wendy E. Mackay
2019 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
We thank all the participants in our studies for their involvement.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was partially supported by European Research Council (ERC) grants № 321135 "CRE-ATIV: Creating Co-Adaptive Human-Computer Partnerships"; the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and  ...  RELATED WORK Movement-based interactive systems for dance skill learning A common approach for supporting motor skill acquisition is to use a vision-based system to capture the users' movements and to  ... 
doi:10.1145/3359188 fatcat:gxyty6x76nd77fi5ilyz3q2yxq

WhoLoDancE: Deliverable 7.3 - Personalisation evaluation report

Karen Wood, Rosa Cisneros, Sarah Whatley
2019 Zenodo  
In summary, we found that the tools were extremely useful to our key stakeholders and that the WhoLoDancE Framework opened up thinking for researchers, artists from other disciplines and areas of study  ...  What follows is an outline of the several tools developed, the events where they were disseminated and evaluated, and a discussion of the findings and a conclusion.  ...  An independent artist for thirty years, she was trained in contemporary dance at Laban Centre for Dance and Movement, London and in flamenco dance in Madrid and Seville. Figure 31.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2530659 fatcat:sjuyp6jbxrda5kup27qf7lasha

WhoLoDancE: Deliverable 8.7 - Final exploitation plan

Edwin Morley-Fletcher
2019 Zenodo  
This deliverable reports the final exploitation strategy envisaged for the WhoLoDancE project.  ...  Along similar lines, Chan et al (2011) 3 proposed a new dance training system based on the motion capture and virtual reality (VR) technologies.  ...  The aim will be to attain a complete functional and wellness evaluator motion capture database and training software for any chosen sport or activity.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2531807 fatcat:hsnjhrg3n5ahrmls7hnigqwdi4

The Dancing Brain: Structural and Functional Signatures of Expert Dance Training

Agnieszka Z. Burzynska, Karolina Finc, Brittany K. Taylor, Anya M. Knecht, Arthur F. Kramer
2017 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
Today, dance is increasingly used as therapy for cognitive and neurological disorders such as dementia and Parkinson's disease.  ...  Surprisingly, the effects of dance training on the healthy young brain are not well understood despite the necessity of such information for planning successful clinical interventions.  ...  Participants were instructed to mirror dancing moves displayed on a screen as accurately as possible, and their performance and movement accuracy were automatically scored by the motion detector.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00566 pmid:29230170 pmcid:PMC5711858 fatcat:3szjskszzzgv5nenr5gg4qasru

Modes Of Sonic Interaction In Circus: Three Proofs Of Concept

Ludvig Lblaus, Maurizio Goina, Marie-Andrée Robitaille, Roberto Bresin
2014 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
Gynoïdes Project is supported by: Stockholm University of the Arts, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholms Stad, Swedish Art Council, Swedish Art Grant Committee.  ...  Both those explicitly named and the other artists and staff involved in making the Gynoïdes Project Bêta Test performances happen.  ...  This is comparable to the Wizard of Oz evaluation methods used in human computer interaction [10, 11] ; even though the performer in this case was aware that the system was not automatic, the experience  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.850964 fatcat:2s4cb4swrvb7nhfpi4tqtfgj3e

CATER: A diagnostic dataset for Compositional Actions and TEmporal Reasoning [article]

Rohit Girdhar, Deva Ramanan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our dataset, named CATER, is rendered synthetically using a library of standard 3D objects, and tests the ability to recognize compositions of object movements that require long-term reasoning.  ...  Computer vision has undergone a dramatic revolution in performance, driven in large part through deep features trained on large-scale supervised datasets.  ...  For LSTM, we train and test on the 10 center clips. We experiment with varying the number of frames (#frames) and sampling rate (SR).  ... 
arXiv:1910.04744v2 fatcat:bli25buv3jdhfidowqg5pcmcwu

Quantum-Based Creative Generation Method for a Dancing Robot

Peng Mei, GangYi Ding, QianKun Jin, FuQuan Zhang, YangFan Jiao
2020 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
Second, we conducted many experiments and carried out a lot of research into information retrieval, information fidelity, and result evaluation.  ...  We used M-3DQKG to quickly retrieve information from the knowledge base, action library, and database, and then the system generated action models through a holistically nested edge detection (HED) network  ...  We have promised to keep their information completely confidential, and the test data will only be used for the evaluation of the creative generation results.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2020.559366 pmid:33335481 pmcid:PMC7736631 fatcat:maqrfry5tzdfvnh4u54zq2gste

Multi-Modal Music Information Retrieval: Augmenting Audio-Analysis with Visual Computing for Improved Music Video Analysis [article]

Alexander Schindler
2020 arXiv   pre-print
A series of comprehensive experiments and evaluations are conducted which are focused on the extraction of visual information and its application in different MIR tasks.  ...  In all of these experiments the audio-based results serve as benchmark for the visual and audio-visual approaches.  ...  This clip already featured many elements that are common in contemporary music videos and described in Chapter 3.2.2.  ... 
arXiv:2002.00251v1 fatcat:6cz6rivc3fbg7fahdsnokxfrk4

Proceedings of eNTERFACE 2015 Workshop on Intelligent Interfaces [article]

Matei Mancas, Christian Frisson, Joëlle Tilmanne, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Petr Barborka, Furkan Bayansar, Francisco Bernard, Rebecca Fiebrink, Alexis Heloir, Edgar Hemery, Sohaib Laraba, Alexis Moinet (+58 others)
2018 arXiv   pre-print
During the four weeks, students and researchers from all over the world came together in the Numediart Institute of the University of Mons to work on eight selected projects structured around intelligent  ...  Eight projects were selected and their reports are shown here.  ...  The team would like to thank Metapraxis for supporting this project and lending us one of the tablets for the experiments.  ... 
arXiv:1801.06349v1 fatcat:qauytivdq5axxis2xlknp3r2ne
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