Digital Humans and Electromagnetic Motion Capture

Kyle J. Nebel, Andrew Yee
2000 SAE Technical Paper Series   unpublished
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doi:10.4271/2000-01-2156 fatcat:hk7esb4l6vh7dlxs7lblv2adou