Toward a Conversational Virtual Instructor of Ballroom Dance

  • Masaki Uejou
  • Hung-Hsuan Huang
  • Jooho Lee
  • Kyoji Kawagoe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6895)

Abstract

In learning/training activity of physical tasks such as sport, aerobic exercise, rehabilitation, or dance, it usually involves an instructor and one or more learners. Since it is hard for the instructor to propagate his(her) knowledge to the learners merely by oral instructions, the instructor usually has to demonstrate exemplary movements, figures out the movements which are error-prone to the learner. The learner observes the instructor’s movements, mimics them. In the whole activity, each of them observes the interaction partner’s body movements, talks to the partner and may intercept the partner’s action.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Physical Task Conversational Agent Dance Movement Human Instructor 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masaki Uejou
    • 1
  • Hung-Hsuan Huang
    • 1
  • Jooho Lee
    • 1
  • Kyoji Kawagoe
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information Science & EngineeringRitsumeikan UniversityJapan

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