Obtaining Four Main Animation Cycles Using an Extremely Limited Set of Poses Conference Paper uri icon


  • We demonstrate that all walking, running, tired and sleeping animations can be obtained using only 12 key poses that can be organized as cyclic group in modulo 12 as shown in Figures 1 and 5. This significant reduction in key poses came from using some poses in both running and walking (See poses 3 and 9 in Figure 1) and using cartoon methods to indicate motion such as motion curves, words and droplets. This approach is useful to create continuous motion in games using limited number of animation poses. In fact, we used these animation modules in two fitness games that are used to collect motion data.

name of conference

  • 20th Annual Bridges Conference

published proceedings

  • Proceedings of Bridges 2017: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture

author list (cited authors)

  • Akleman, E., Akleman, D., Pavlidis, I., & Buddharaju, P.

complete list of authors

  • Akleman, E||Akleman, D||Pavlidis, I||Buddharaju, Pradeep

editor list (cited editors)

  • Swart, D., Sequin, C. H., & Fenyvesi, K.

publication date

  • July 2017