Real-time analysis and synthesis of emotional gesture expressivity

  title={Real-time analysis and synthesis of emotional gesture expressivity},
  author={Maurizio Mancini and Ginevra Castellano},
In this paper we focus on modeling a bi-directional communication between an embodied conversational agent and humans based on the non-verbal channel of the communication involving movement and gesture. We present a system that takes video data in input, extracts movement characteristics, and finally synthesizes the animation of a virtual agent. For each gesture performed by a human, the agent responds with a gesture that exhibits the same quality, i.e., the same characteristics of movement. We… CONTINUE READING


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