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The Pose Knows: Video Forecasting by Generating Pose Futures [article]

Jacob Walker, Kenneth Marino, Abhinav Gupta, Martial Hebert
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We then use the future poses generated as conditional information to a GAN to predict the future frames of the video in pixel space.  ...  By using the structured space of pose as an intermediate representation, we sidestep the problems that GANs have in generating video pixels directly.  ...  Acknowledgements: We thank the NVIDIA Corporation for the donation of GPUs for this research. In addition, this work was supported by NSF grant IIS1227495.  ... 
arXiv:1705.00053v1 fatcat:qao4ijregvh5xhsyvxosv4boj4

Inverting the Pose Forecasting Pipeline with SPF2: Sequential Pointcloud Forecasting for Sequential Pose Forecasting [article]

Xinshuo Weng and Jianren Wang and Sergey Levine and Kris Kitani and Nicholas Rhinehart
2020 arXiv   pre-print
For example, self-driving vehicles and robotic manipulation systems often forecast future object poses by first detecting and tracking objects.  ...  sequences to obtain future poses, i.e., a forecast-then-detect pipeline.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported in part by the Office of Naval Research and ARL DCIST CRA W911NF-17-2-0181, and JST AIP Acceleration, Grant Number JPMJCR20U1, Japan.  ... 
arXiv:2003.08376v3 fatcat:uzmusnzmffdl7cqoo6qm6g4ie4

Brain4Cars: Car That Knows Before You Do via Sensory-Fusion Deep Learning Architecture [article]

Ashesh Jain, Hema S Koppula, Shane Soh, Bharad Raghavan, Avi Singh, Ashutosh Saxena
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We propose a novel training procedure which allows the network to predict the future given only a partial temporal context.  ...  However, many accidents are unavoidable because by the time drivers are alerted, it is already too late.  ...  Right: The trajectories generated by the horizontal motion of facial points (pixels) 't' seconds before the maneuver. X-axis is the time and Y-axis is the pixels' horizontal coordinates.  ... 
arXiv:1601.00740v1 fatcat:7mb45lkrx5hkrkkwzsr7qxgcz4

The Analysis of the Impact of Yoga on Healthcare and Conventional Strategies for Human Pose Recognition

Nagalakshmi Vallabhaneni, Dr. P. Prabhavathy
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
Workout with yoga poses is famous these days since yoga activities can expand adaptability and muscular quality, and the respiration procedure will be improvised.  ...  To build such systems, one must have a strong foundation and current research in pose estimation.  ...  They gathered more than 400 videos in which six persons performed every three videos for every pose and 23 postures.  ... 
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i6.4032 fatcat:3uwfnvf76nfv3h7y57qf54gmay

Brexit and Animal Welfare Impact Assessment: Analysis of the Threats Brexit Poses to Animal Protection in the UK, EU and Internationally

Steven McCulloch
2019 Animals  
Further research is needed to assess the opportunities presented by Brexit to judge whether Brexit will be overall positive or negative for animal protection.  ...  Brexit poses substantial threats to animal protection, with a high risk that many threats will materialise.  ...  The author would also like to thank two anonymous reviewers and the editorial team at Animals for very useful comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani9030117 pmid:30917541 pmcid:PMC6466041 fatcat:2pkv2ibv2nf7rjcuwvcf2rmj5y

Ways of Knowing Compassion: How Do We Come to Know, Understand, and Measure Compassion When We See It?

Jennifer S. Mascaro, Marianne P. Florian, Marcia J. Ash, Patricia K. Palmer, Tyralynn Frazier, Paul Condon, Charles Raison
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Our goal is to highlight the distinguishing features of each of these ways of knowing compassion, as well as the strengths and limitations of applying them to specific research questions.  ...  Over the last decade, empirical research on compassion has burgeoned in the biomedical, clinical, translational, and foundational sciences.  ...  bias, errors in affective forecasting, and plain old not knowing.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.547241 pmid:33132956 pmcid:PMC7561712 fatcat:nftjpvj3wnevnixpqdrm2bd2aa

Know it to Defeat it: Exploring Health Rumor Characteristics and Debunking Efforts on Chinese Social Media during COVID-19 Crisis [article]

Wenjie Yang, Sitong Wang, Zhenhui Peng, Chuhan Shi, Xiaojuan Ma, Diyi Yang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Health-related rumors spreading online during a public crisis may pose a serious threat to people's well-being.  ...  Existing crisis informatics research lacks in-depth insights into the characteristics of health rumors and the efforts to debunk them on social media in a pandemic.  ...  This work is partially supported by the HKUST-SJTU Joint Research Collaboration Fund under Grant No. SJTU20EG02.  ... 
arXiv:2109.12372v1 fatcat:vs72st3f7rahzpv7k4zm4pcnee

Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: Evaluating the Threat Posed by a Radical Islamic Group That Remains Nonviolent

Emmanuel Karagiannis, Clark McCauley
2006 Terrorism and Political Violence  
same circumstances in which the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the other important radical Islamic group in the region, has embraced violence.  ...  In this paper we focus on Hizb ut-Tahrir in Uzbekistan, a country that is a key U.S. ally in the war on terrorism.  ...  of interstate relations. 79 Here we suggest that a related dilemma can arise in assessing the threat posed by radical Islamic groups.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09546550600570168 fatcat:emlfh5ydrfauzmlihorhvwijee

Unconquerable nation: knowing our enemy, strengthening ourselves

2007 ChoiceReviews  
the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information.  ...  Public reporting burden for the collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining  ...  He also can anticipate where future clashes may occur and can position himself to take credit if an attack does occur. He correctly forecast the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.44-3549 fatcat:kizd7ayzrrapfhxnkqh5m2h4di

To React or not to React: End-to-End Visual Pose Forecasting for Personalized Avatar during Dyadic Conversations [article]

Chaitanya Ahuja, Shugao Ma, Louis-Philippe Morency, Yaser Sheikh
2019 arXiv   pre-print
sequences of body pose conditioned on audio and body pose of the interlocutor and audio of the human operating the avatar.  ...  Our results confirm that the generated body pose is more natural, models intrapersonal dynamics and interpersonal dynamics better than non-adaptive monadic/dyadic models.  ...  Figure 1 : Overview of the visual pose forecasting task, which takes avatar's audio and predicted pose history along with human's audio and pose to forecast the avatar's future pose and generate a natural  ... 
arXiv:1910.02181v1 fatcat:4ozdq6rhkja4pnvlytoe3tpzia

Undisciplined disciples: everything you always wanted to know about ethnomethodology but were afraid to ask Yoda

Alan F. Blackwell, Mark Blythe, Jofish Kaye
2017 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
the vision of the ubicomp future proposed by had been captured by IBM, Apple and Microsoft [39].  ...  adopted from the nearby Olivetti laboratory, and projects Furthermore, the ‘‘methods’’6 of video protocol analysis such as the Digital Desk developed in collaboration with taught by Suchman and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-017-0999-z fatcat:ywn7s6redvepbdzbpcwxgc75ue

Human Pose Forecasting via Deep Markov Models [article]

Sam Toyer, Anoop Cherian, Tengda Han, Stephen Gould
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Usually, forecasting algorithms use 3D skeleton sequences and are trained to forecast for a few milliseconds into the future.  ...  To this end, our contributions are threefold: (i) we propose a generative framework for poses using variational autoencoders based on Deep Markov Models (DMMs); (ii) we evaluate our pose forecasts using  ...  this model, it may help to reader to know that the subscript E has been used for the mean and covariance of the emission distribution, T for those of the transition distribution (in the generative model  ... 
arXiv:1707.09240v2 fatcat:42cx6dhodfgihmcqxdfl3np6p4

"Seeing is Believing": Pedestrian Trajectory Forecasting Using Visual Frustum of Attention

Irtiza Hasan, Francesco Setti, Theodore Tsesmelis, Alessio Del Bue, Marco Cristani, Fabio Galasso
2018 2018 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)  
Moreover, we show that when the head pose estimation is given by a real detector, though the performance decreases, it still remains at the level of the top score forecasting systems.  ...  In this paper we show the importance of the head pose estimation in the task of trajectory forecasting.  ...  Acknowledgements: This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No. 676455.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wacv.2018.00134 dblp:conf/wacv/HasanSTBCG18 fatcat:dxvleqrcz5fwjb3e7kswehnrzi

Air pollution and me: What do we know and what should I do?

Abigail Whitehouse
2021 Physiology News  
What came with it was a strange new quietness to suburban life, a sky devoid of the roar of jet planes overhead or constant hum of traffic, the air itself smelled sweeter.  ...  For many of us, last summer was our first bit of respite from the socially distanced "new normal".  ...  oxides (NOx)-gases generated by vehicles through combustion processes in the air.  ... 
doi:10.36866/122.30 fatcat:snva6jkiunc2nfkiwcwd3cffii

Teaching Graduate Accounting Students What They Need To Know About Marketing Their Profession

Donna J. Hill, Shondra Johnson
2013 American Journal of Business Education  
However, compelling changes in professional practice and the economic climate have significantly impacted the accountant, resulting in the need to understand a new generation of marketing skills.  ...  It incorporates traditional services marketing theory with development of critical marketing skills as identified by practicing professionals.  ...  Our organization is accepting proposals from CPA firms to provide audit and tax services for our organization in the future.  ... 
doi:10.19030/ajbe.v7i1.8320 fatcat:dav5lusuhzeyrpn7i36xmlasna
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