Center for Human Modeling and Simulation

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

August 2000


Copyright 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE, Volume 20, Issue 4, August 2000, pages 79-85.

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We created a virtual human presenter based on extensions to the JackTM animated agent system. Inputs to the presenter system are in the form of speech texts with embedded commands, most of which relate to the virtual presenter's body language. The system then makes him act as a presenter with presentation skills in real-time 3D animation synchronized with speech outputs. He can make presentations with virtual visual aids, with virtual 3D environments, or even on the WWW.


virtual human, human body animation, gesture, presentation, locomotion



Date Posted: 09 August 2007

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