Embodied Agents and Meaningful Motion
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- Badler N.I. (2004) Embodied Agents and Meaningful Motion. In: Göbel S. et al. (eds) Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment. TIDSE 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3105. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
We examine motion realism in terms of salient communicative features. We argue that motion is amenable to a parameterization based on Laban Movement Analysis that yields real-time control over motion qualities, and that these qualities carry discernable and useful non-verbal information about the character’s personality or emotional state.