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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman I. Badler
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  1. 1.Computer and Information Science, Center for Human Modeling and SimulationUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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