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Creatures great and SMAL: Recovering the shape and motion of animals from video [article]

Benjamin Biggs, Thomas Roddick, Andrew Fitzgibbon, Roberto Cipolla
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We present a system to recover the 3D shape and motion of a wide variety of quadrupeds from video.  ...  The system is tested on animal videos from several species, and shows accurate reconstructions of 3D shape and pose.  ...  to yield detailed shape and pose for each frame of the video.  ... 
arXiv:1811.05804v1 fatcat:palpx4lb3vh3bau7l2ursgicdy

Who Left the Dogs Out? 3D Animal Reconstruction with Expectation Maximization in the Loop [article]

Benjamin Biggs, Oliver Boyne, James Charles, Andrew Fitzgibbon, Roberto Cipolla
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce an automatic, end-to-end method for recovering the 3D pose and shape of dogs from monocular internet images.  ...  The large variation in shape between dog breeds, significant occlusion and low quality of internet images makes this a challenging problem.  ...  Creatures Great and SMAL (CGAS) [5] is a three-stage method, which employs a joint predictor on silhouette renderings from synthetic 3D dogs, applies a genetic algorithm to clean predictions, and finally  ... 
arXiv:2007.11110v1 fatcat:4uagcg56hbdmrp7xncnkia2g7i

MacaquePose: A novel 'in the wild' macaque monkey pose dataset for markerless motion capture [article]

Rollyn Labuguen, Jumpei Matsumoto, Salvador Negrete, Hiroshi Nishimaru, Hisao Nishijo, Masahiko Takada, Yasuhiro Go, Ken-ichi Inoue, Tomohiro Shibata
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
Video-based markerless motion capture permits quantification of an animal's pose and motion, with a high spatiotemporal resolution in a naturalistic context, and is a powerful tool for analyzing the relationship  ...  Due to the lack of a dataset allowing training of a deep neural network for the macaque's markerless motion capture in the naturalistic context, it has been challenging to apply this technology for macaques-based  ...  J R Soc Interface. 2014 Oct 6;11(99). pii: 20140672. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0672. 253 Biggs B, Roddick T, Fitzgibbon A, Cipolla R (2018) Creatures great and SMAL: Recovering the 254 shape and motion of  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.07.30.229989 fatcat:7zffoin4cnctfms2jgvmzv2wxm

Discovering Relationships between Object Categories via Universal Canonical Maps [article]

Natalia Neverova, Artsiom Sanakoyeu, Patrick Labatut, David Novotny, Andrea Vedaldi
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Without any manual annotations for the inter-category correspondences, we obtain state-of-the-art alignment results, outperforming dedicated methods for matching 3D shapes.  ...  We tackle the problem of learning the geometry of multiple categories of deformable objects jointly.  ...  Creatures Great and SMAL: Recovering [20] Qi-Xing Huang and Leonidas Guibas. Consistent shape the Shape and Motion of Animals from Video.  ... 
arXiv:2106.09758v1 fatcat:5a32sx4uirfbdpzhu2t6rqeqla

Lips and Ships, Peers and Tears: [chapter]

Warwick Gould
2013 The Living Stream  
Amica Silentia Lunae (1917), courtesy of the late Riette Sturge Moore.  ...  List of Illustrations Cover Image: Thomas Sturge Moore's cover for The Tower (1928), Private Collection, London.  ...  The exception is 'The Phases of the Moon,' which originated from The Wild Swans at Coole (1919).  ... 
doi:10.2307/j.ctt5vjtw2.11 fatcat:hdljsi2dn5bu7co2wz46biy26y

Science in flux: NASA's nuclear program at Plum Brook Station, 1955-2005

2007 ChoiceReviews  
1961-1973," video clip from John Carroll University Media Archives.  ...  to recover.  ...  Unlike conventional building from the ground up, Polich and his team literally proceed from the roof to the ground.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-0244 fatcat:yzh35ijcu5dwxjqxjd2ebpe5nu

Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture As Social Decay

Patrick Brantlinger
ion went back to them, and charmed them, for it was after their own heart; and the great and the smal!  ...  is rather a horde animal, an individual creature in a horde led by a chief" (GP 121).  ...  elegy upon the disappearance of "discourse," the "written word," and "printing."  ... 
doi:10.7298/2zxz-wk44 fatcat:u3emcplbhjh4pihiktpd6sshi4

Remembering Things: Transformative Objects in Texts About Conflict, 1160-1390

Elizabeth Eliott Lockhart
shape collective identities by means of texts.  ...  In contrast to earlier studies of medieval images in texts, and following on from more recent investigations of the unique status of Christian materials, my dissertation considers "sacred" objects that  ...  desired by creatures of the air as a treasure.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8m61hc6 fatcat:derep6dxorffbpwdo5vxi3m4ei

The mindsweeper tales : a creative and critical approach to reinventing the medieval framed story-collection as a modern novel

Natalie I. Cawthorne
The project is comprised of two parts: the creative artefact, for which I have written a novel of roughly 100,000 words, and the accompanying critical exegesis of 30,000 words.  ...  Finally, I address the importance of socio-political themes in both Chaucer's work and my own, demonstrating how the stylistic variety can be manipulated to represent the concerns of modern culture.  ...  The Mindsweeper Tales by Natalie Cawthorne  ... 
doi:10.15126/thesis.00850131 fatcat:zalc3nvlnjas3fepxptix2yr4u

Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance NANOTECHNOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE NSF/DOC-sponsored report

Mihail Roco, William Sims Bainbridge
It includes personal opinions and does not necessarily represent the position of the National Science and Technology Council or the National Science Foundation. McKhann, G.M. 2001.  ...  Acknowledgements This es say i s bas ed on th e k eynote lect ure at th e Annual Meeting of th e S wiss Scientific Academies (C ASS), B ern, S witzerland, on Nov ember 30 -Dece mber 2, 2000.  ...  T his short-term support would enable the hearts of some patients to recover and establish normal function.  ... 

The Shock of the Old: Periodization, Poetics, and Diachronic Exchange between the Renaissance and the Avant-Garde

Toby Altman
2017 unpublished
In paired readings of early modern and contemporary poets, my dissertation, "The Shock of the Old: Periodization, Poetics, and Diachronic Exchange between the Renaissance and the Avant-Garde" investigates  ...  The poetic objects I study are multiple and disparate, characterized by their participation in chronological historical schemes and by the anachronistic possibility that haunts those schemes.  ...  What kind of literature emerges from this methed-up many-vectored motion? And what kind of pastoral?  ... 
doi:10.21985/n2h46t fatcat:hwwux62ibncgbhfn77oe6umilu

Standing in the shadows: faith, homelessness and troubled lives

Raelton Gibbs
These include the importance of developing meaningful relationships; the need to meet service users higher needs particularly spirituality from the point [...]  ...  and what does an in depth analysis of the emotional biographies of a gr oup of homeless people tell us about the psychic, material and spiritual needs that they bring to the centre?  ...  To recap modernit y was a period where western societ y broke from the past and tradition set in motion by the industrial revolution.  ... 
doi:10.15123/pub.3505 fatcat:7le6jy6k3zhslojpgy3jebcofq