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Presentation 2018-03-16 12:15
Breathing Animation for Representing Internal States of Abiotic Things
Takahiro Shimizu, Masanori Nakayama, Issei Fujishiro (Keio Univ.)
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(in English) Breathing could be one of the effective animating elements for expressing emotions of living things. The main aim of this study is to expand this concept to abiotic things and to propose a method for generating animations expressing emotions through making them breathe in a pseudo manner. To begin with, we carried out a preliminary evaluation experiment regarding the emotional expressiveness of abiotic breathing animations, and we confirmed that several kind of emotion can be expressed even by the breathing motions applied to the abiotic object. When making the novel style of breathing animations, we specified a 2D ROI from an original image by surrounding it with a contour line, and then imposed a triangular mesh on the abiotic object. Then, from the resulting mesh, we extracted the sub-mesh expressing the region of lungs, to which the operation of swelling and shrinking is applied. We succeeded in the effective expression of changes in internal state of individual abiotic objects and atmospheric situations suggested by different internal states of multiple objects.
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(in English) Animation / Breathing / Coreline extraction / Russell's circular model / Shape matching / / /  
Reference Info. ITE Tech. Rep., vol. 42, no. 12, AIT2018-49, pp. 21-24, March 2018.
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Date of Issue 2018-03-09 (AIT) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 1342-6893  Online edition: ISSN 2424-1970
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Committee AIT IIEEJ AS CG-ARTS  
Conference Date 2018-03-16 - 2018-03-16 
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Place (in English) Tokyo University of Technology 
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Conference Code 2018-03-AIT-IIEEJ-AS-ARTS 
Language Japanese 
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Title (in English) Breathing Animation for Representing Internal States of Abiotic Things 
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Keyword(1) Animation  
Keyword(2) Breathing  
Keyword(3) Coreline extraction  
Keyword(4) Russell's circular model  
Keyword(5) Shape matching  
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1st Author's Name Takahiro Shimizu  
1st Author's Affiliation Keio Unversity (Keio Univ.)
2nd Author's Name Masanori Nakayama  
2nd Author's Affiliation Keio Unversity (Keio Univ.)
3rd Author's Name Issei Fujishiro  
3rd Author's Affiliation Keio Unversity (Keio Univ.)
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Date Time 2018-03-16 12:15:00 
Presentation Time 15 
Registration for IIEEJ 
Paper # ITE-AIT2018-49 
Volume (vol) ITE-42 
Number (no) no.12 
Page pp.21-24 
#Pages ITE-4 
Date of Issue ITE-AIT-2018-03-09 


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