[Bf-committers] Interested in GSoC project about motion capture data

Christopher Cherrett ccherrett at openoctave.org
Sat Mar 20 16:10:45 CET 2010

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Subject: [Bf-committers] Interested in GSoC project about motion capture 
From: Yumei Wang <yumeiw86 at gmail.com>
To: bf-committers at blender.org
Date: 03/20/10 01:13
> Hi all,
> I am interested in the idea "Improve blender for dealing with motion
> capture data". I'm a graduate student doing research on motion
> synthesis based on motion capture data. I think this project is quite
> related to my research. I once do a small project of motion blending
> using BVH motion data.
> Following is my understanding about the features mentioned in the idea:
> Curve simplification for mo-cap data: we can use a smaller set of key
> frames to represent the original mo-cap data. Users can edit the
> motion with these key frames. So the problem here is how to sample
> these key frames to fit the original motion data.
> Turn repetitive motion into loops: a simple example is generate
> walking motion of any length with one walking cycle. The problem here
> is to find the repetitive pattern of  motion from the mo-cap data.
> Not sure if I get it correctly or not? Any suggestions or information
> is welcome.
> Thanks
> --
> Yumei Wang
> School of Computing,
> National University of Singapore.
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+1 I would love to see improved tools for motion capture.

Christopher Cherrett
ccherrett at openoctave.org

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