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Recognition: Combining human interaction and a digital performing agent
conference contributionposted on 2014-01-01, 00:00 authored by John Mccormick, A Nash, Steph Hutchison, Kim Vincs, Saeid Nahavandi, Douglas CreightonDouglas Creighton
Virtual and augmented environments are often dependent on human intervention for change to occur. However there are times when it would be advantageous for appropriate human-like activity to still occur when there are no humans present. In this paper, we describe the installation art piece Recognition, which uses the movement of human participants to effect change, and the movement of a performing agent when there are no humans present. The agent's Artificial Neural Network has learnt appropriate movements from a dancer and is able to generate suitable movement for the main avatar in the absence of human participants.