“Real-time translation of human motion from video to animation”

  • ©Tsukasa Noma, Kyoji Oishi, Hiroshi Futsuhara, Hiromi Baba, Takeshi Ohashi, and Toshiaki Ejima



Interest Area:

    Production & Animation


    Real-time translation of human motion from video to animation

Session/Category Title:   Extracting and Editing Motion



    A robust top-down approach to translating human motion in video images to computer animation. Motion generators animate a virtual human from video-image information.


    1. K. Ebihara. Shall We Dance? SIGGRAPH 98 Conference Abstracts and Applications, 124, 1998.
    2. T. Noma and N.I. Badler. A Virtual Human Presenter, Proc. IJCAI-97 Workshop on Animated Interface Agents, 45-51, 1997.
    3. C.R. Wren, et al. Pfinder: Real-time Tracking of the Human Body. IEEE Trans. on PAMI, 19(7):780-785, 1997.
    4. Human Motion Translator Web page. www.pluto.ai.kyutech.ac.jp/~noma/mottrans/

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