A serious computer game to assist Tai Chi training for the elderly

@article{Morais2011ASC,
  title={A serious computer game to assist Tai Chi training for the elderly},
  author={Wagner Ourique de Morais and Nicholas Wickstr{\"o}m},
  journal={2011 IEEE 1st International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)},
  year={2011},
  pages={1-8}
}
This paper describes the development of a computer-based serious game to enable older individuals to practice Tai Chi at home on their own. The player plays the game by imitating Tai Chi movements presented by a virtual instructor on the screen. The proposed system is decomposed into two modules. The first module is the game design, i.e., the process of recording an instructor training Tai Chi. Acquired data are used to create gesture templates and a virtual instructor. The second module is the… CONTINUE READING

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