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Learning Finite State Machine Controllers from Motion Capture Data

Gillies, Marco. 2009. Learning Finite State Machine Controllers from Motion Capture Data. IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 1(1), pp. 63-72. ISSN 1943-068X [Article]

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With characters in computer games and interactive media increasingly being based on real actors, the individuality of an actor's performance should not only be reflected in the appearance and animation of the character but also in the Artificial Intelligence that governs the character's behavior and interactions with the environment. Machine learning methods applied to motion capture data provide a way of doing this. This paper presents a method for learning the parameters of a Finite State Machine controller. The method learns both the transition probabilities of the Finite State Machine and also how to select animations based on the current state.

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30 Jul 2009 09:17

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10 Jul 2018 06:53

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