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Virtual Marionette

Leite, L.

Virtual Marionette, Proc ACM SIGART SIGCHI International Conf. on Intelligent User Interfaces - IUI, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. , pp. 363 - 366, February, 2012.

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Abstract
Virtual Marionette is a research on digital puppetry, an interdisciplinary approach that brings the art of puppetry into the world of digital animation. Inspired in the traditional marionette technology our intention is to study novel interfaces as an interaction platform for creating artistic contents based on computer animated puppets. The overall goal of this thesis is to research and deploy techniques and methods for the manipulation of articulated puppets in real-time with low-cost interfaces to establish an interaction model for digital puppetry.