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How real is too real when interacting with virtual humans? - Camera

How real is too real when interacting with virtual humans?

On Tuesday 11 August CAMERA were thrilled to welcome Dr Rachel McDonnell to discuss her latest research on interactions with virtual humans. You can watch Rachel’s presentation here or on our YouTube Channel!

Minerva Lecture: How Computer Animation can be Life Changing for Disabled People - Camera

Minerva Lecture: How Computer Animation can be Life Changing for Disabled People

Computer animation uses 3D computer techniques to generate moving characters for movies and video games. However, the same technologies are used in the field of rehabilitation to help people affected by different disabilities.

A Virtual Pig - Camera

A Virtual Pig

One cold December evening we were on a pig farm with an array of cameras, a very large, very disgruntled pig, a bag of polystyrene balls and a glue gun. A piece of research, for a film project, had led us here.

Markerless motion capture technology could help skeleton athletes’ training - Camera

Markerless motion capture technology could help skeleton athletes’ training

Researchers from CAMERA have developed the first non-invasive way of measuring athletes’ push start performance. Researchers at the University of Bath have been working with GB skeleton athletes to develop a new type of motion capture technology that can accurately track the performance of the athlete during push start phase of performance.

Paper presented at ICML - Camera

Paper presented at ICML

On 16 July, Erik Bodin presented ‘Modulating Surrogates for Bayesian Optimization’ at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML); the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the branch of artificial intelligence known as machine learning. Abstract Bayesian optimization methods are designed to find globally optimal settings of parameters when standard approaches (such...

Spotlight on Dr Elena Seminati - Camera

Spotlight on Dr Elena Seminati

CAMERA Co-Investigator, Dr Elena Seminati joined the University of Bath in September 2014 as teaching fellow and is now a lecturer in clinical biomechanics in the Department for Health. Obtaining the Laurea degree (BSc plus MSc) in Biomedical Engineering (2007) from Politecnico di Milano and a PhD degree in Human Physiology (2010) from Università degli...