Motion capture workshop Oslo October 2009

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12-16 October 2009, FourMs, University of Oslo

Programme

Tentative, will be changed!

Monday

  • 10:00-10:15 Welcome and presentation of participants
  • 10:15-11:00 Why MoCap? Status and challenges of music-related movement research. Short introduction and discussion
  • 11:00-11:15 Coffee
  • 11:15-12:30 Status and challenges of MoCap technologies. Short introduction and discussion
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch (IFI canteen)
  • 13:30-15:00 Introduction: The NaturalPoint Optitrack system and other MoCap tools
  • 15:00-15:15 Coffee
  • 15:15-17:00 Ides of GDIF development and a MoCap database. Presentation and discussion

Tuesday

  • 10:00-12:00 MoCap recording session: sample data to be used later that day
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:15-15:00 Marc Thompson & Birgitta Burger: Motion Capture Toolbox for Matlab (Open lecture)
  • 15:00-15:15 Coffee
  • 15:15-17:00 Processing the mornings MoCap data with the MoCap Toolbox
  • 19:00 Dinner (Bambus?)

Wednesday

  • 10:00-12:00 Session: tools and utilities in Max/Jamoma/FTM and tools in Matlab
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-15:00 Session: physiological sensing, EMG, hand-held devices
  • 15:15-17:00 Marcelo M. Wanderley: Design and Evaluation of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (Open lecture)
  • 19:00 Dinner (suggestion?)

Thursday

  • 10:00-12:00 Session: simulations, animations, robotics
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-17:00 Session: evolutionary hardware, machine learning
  • 19:00 Dinner (Jomfrubråten)

Friday

  • 10:00-13:00 Discussions, summing up, and future plans

Participants

Guests:

  • Marcelo M. Wanderley, McGill University
  • Marc Thompson, University of Jyväskylä
  • Birgitta Burger, University of Jyväskylä

Local group:

  • Kyrre Glette
  • Rolf Inge Godøy
  • Mats Høvin
  • Alexander Refsum Jensenius
  • Kristian Nymoen
  • Ståle Skogstad
  • Jim Tørresem
  • Master students

Topics

  • Data exchange, database solutions (Wanderley & Jensenius)
  • Standardisation and data formats (Jensenius)
  • Development of tools and utilities in Max/Jamoma/FTM (Nymoen)
  • Development of tools in Matlab (Thompson)
  • Handheld motion sensing (Skogstad)
  • Extracting motion-inducing cues from musical sound (Godøy)
  • Physiological sensing, EMG (???)
  • Robot session (Høvin)
  • Evolutionary hardware (Tørresen)
  • Machine learning (Glette)
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