Center for Human Modeling and Simulation

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Conference Paper

Date of this Version

May 2000

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Copyright 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Computer Animation 2000 Conference, May 2000, pages 30-35.
Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CA.2000.889029

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Abstract

A list of representative directional prepositions of the English language is investigated to develop computation models that output some general motion trajectory or goal direction, given instructions involving prepositional phrases. Computation models are implemented through geometric definitions and procedures such as: centroid, quasi-centroid, convex-hull, closest, nearest-neighbor, and next-to. All algorithms are defined by or derived from standard computational geometry concepts.

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Date Posted: 18 July 2007

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