Abstract

This paper presents an overview of techniques for creating visual displays of human body movement based on video recordings. First a review of early movement and video visualization techniques is given. Then follows an overview of techniques that the author has developed and used in the study of music-related body movements: motion history images, motion average images, motion history keyframe images and motiongrams. Finally, examples are given of how such visualization techniques have been used in empirical music research, in medical research and for creative applications.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1530-9282
Print ISSN
0024-094X
Pages
pp. 53-60
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-23
Open Access
No
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