The GreenDot Project

October 28, 2008

GreenDot is a research project that investigates motion capture, pattern recognition, and “Intrinsic Biometrics” techniques to detect human body language in video. The goal of the project is to train a computer to recognize a person based on his or her motions, and to identify the person’s emotional state, cultural background, and other attributes.  Part of the research is based in Laban Movement Analysis.

http://movement.nyu.edu/GreenDotProject/

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Laban research at NYU

September 16, 2008

“WHAT’S NEXT; Decoding the Subtle Dance of Ordinary Movements”

This article summarizes the Laban Capture project at NYU and points out the limitations of motion capture with regard to the details of subtle shape changes.