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Animating virtual humans in intelligent multimedia storytelling

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Ma, M and McKevitt, P (2005) Animating virtual humans in intelligent multimedia storytelling. In: Proc. of the 6th Annual PostGraduate Symposium on The Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET-05), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England. Liverpool John Moores University. 6 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

There are a wide range of languages and technologies for modeling and animation of virtual humans. Here, we review current state-of-the-art virtual human animation standards and present our work on language visualisation (animation) in our intelligent multimodal storytelling system, CONFUCIUS. We provide an overview of the system and the technologies employed in the animation engine. We discuss several issues in human animation, such as multiple animation channels, space sites of virtual humans, and object manipulation. Finally, we conclude that introducing linguistic knowledge provides more intelligent multimedia storytelling.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:21385
Deposited By:Professor Paul McKevitt
Deposited On:08 May 2012 16:27
Last Modified:08 May 2012 16:27

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