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Author Kim, J. ♦ Cordier, F. ♦ Magnenat-Thalmann, N.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2000
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Neural networks ♦ Animation ♦ Fingers ♦ Humans ♦ Visualization ♦ Grasping ♦ Handicapped aids ♦ Motion control ♦ Automatic control ♦ Motion planning
Abstract We present a system for the animation of a human hand that plays violin. A neural network controls the hand movement. We make use of an optimization method to generate examples for the neural network training. The musical decision of which finger to use is automatically made by best first search. We show that the movements of the violinist's hands are physically and musically feasible, and that the musical decisions are consistent with those recommended in the violin pedagogy. A description of the system, the results of the decisions, and the animations are presented.
Description Author affiliation: Ecole Polytech., Palaiseau, France (Kim, J.)
ISBN 0769506437
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2000-06-24
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 230.22 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 37
Ending Page 41


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library