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  Modelling selective visual attention for autonomous virtual characters
Kokkinara E., Oyekoya O., Steed A.  Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 22(4): 361-369, 2011. Type: Article

Creating a movie, computer game, or virtual reality scenario with convincing human-like characters poses a number of challenges, among them the appearance and the behavior of autonomous virtual characters (AVCs). In movies and scripted parts of ga...

Oct 30 2017
  Interactive dancing game with real-time recognition of continuous dance moves from 3D human motion capture
Tang J., Chan J., Leung H.  ICUIMC 2011 (Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, Seoul, Korea,  Feb 21-23, 2011) 1-9, 2011. Type: Proceedings

In this paper, the authors provide a complete hardware/software solution for checking the movements of a trainee with a trainer, using an interactive dance game. The authors propose 3D motion capture sensors as the core hardware element, and a ...

Jun 14 2011
  Animation and performance capture using digitized models
de Aguiar E.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2009. 170 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642103-15-5)

Television technology has transitioned from black and white to color, from color to 16:9, and from 16:9 to high definition. Now that Hollywood and related industries are heavily investing in the space, there is a significant chance that the next m...

Jul 21 2010
  Pro Silverlight 3 in C#
MacDonald M.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2009. 640 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430223-81-8)

Silverlight is Microsoft’s application development framework for developing rich Web applications. The Silverlight plug-in is a lightweight version of .NET, which is hosted in a browser. Silverlight provides a very capable but trimmed-down v...

Jun 1 2010
  The effect of dynamics on identifying basic emotions from synthetic and natural faces
Kätsyri J., Sams M.  International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 66(4): 233-242, 2008. Type: Article

Identifying basic emotions like anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise from pictures is not a new task. For more than 30 years, psychologists have tried to understand pictures of facial expressions. Nowadays, using information tech...

Jul 10 2008
  Foundation ActionScript for Flash 8
Bhangal S., Besley K., Powers D., Dolecki E.,  Friends of ED, 2006. 648 pp. Type: Book (9781590596180)

Some of the most outstanding Web sites are based on highly dynamic and action-driven movie-like content that can interact with the user. These sites are developed in Flash, an event-triggered programming language supporting dynamic changes in the ...

Feb 28 2008
  Essential RenderMan
Stephenson I.,  Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, 2007. 268 pp. Type: Book (9781846283444)

RenderMan is a rendering application programming interface (API) associated with film production, an essential tool for creating many of the effects and images in recent animated films....

Feb 11 2008
  Processing: creative coding and computational art
Greenberg I.,  Friends of ED, 2007. 840 pp. Type: Book (9781590596173), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Processing is a didactic concept that is based on the idea that programming can be learned very easily through the creation of screen art. This 840-page book comes with an open-source programming environment called processing development environme...

Nov 30 2007
  Processing: creative coding and computational art
Greenberg I.,  Friends of ED, 2007. 840 pp. Type: Book (9781590596173), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Some books in computing (as in any field) are gloriously good: well written, clear, and fun to read--a real joy. On the other hand, some books are just plain bad. And, sometimes, there is one that manages to be both at once. This is one of th...

Oct 3 2007
  Illustrating with Macromedia Flash Professional 8 (Internet Series)
Firebaugh R.,  Charles River Media, Inc., Rockland, MA, 2006. 384 pp. Type: Book (9781584504771)

Today, the use of the Internet is not restricted to reading and sending email, or to browsing Web pages. Functionality-oriented applications are crowding the Web. These applications have established new expectations for Web users, and pose greater...

Aug 31 2007
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