Synthetic Humans 2017


Notes:

Resources:

  • orbai.ai .. artificial people that can do real jobs
  • wikihuman.org .. ongoing project by the digital human league

References:

See also:

100 Best MakeHuman Videos | 100 Best Virtual Human Videos | Chaos Group V-Ray | DNN (Deep Neural Network) & Human Language Technology 2017 | Human Language Technology | Human Brain Project 2017 | Human-Robot Dialog 2016 | Human-Robot Interaction & Dialog Systems 2017 | The Most Human Human Citations | Virtual Human Toolkit | Virtual Humans & Dialog Systems 2017


Learning from synthetic humans
G Varol, J Romero, X Martin… – … Vision and Pattern …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
Estimating human pose, shape, and motion from images and videos are fundamental challenges with many applications. Recent advances in 2D human pose estimation use large amounts of manually-labeled training data for learning convolutional neural networks …

Graph-structured representations for visual question answering
D Teney, L Liu, A van den Hengel – arXiv preprint, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
… CVPR)}, month = {July}, year = {2017} }. Learning From Synthetic Humans Gul Varol,. Javier Romero,. Xavier Martin,. Naureen Mahmood,. Michael J. Black,. Ivan Laptev,. Cordelia Schmid. [pdf] [arXiv] [poster] [bibtex] @InProceedings …

A generative model of people in clothing
C Lassner, G Pons-Moll… – Proceedings of the IEEE …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
Page 1. 1BCCN, Tübingen 2MPI for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen 3University of Würzburg A Generative Model of People in Clothing Christoph Lassner1, 2 classner@tue.mpg.de Gerard Pons-Moll2 gpons@tue.mpg.de Peter V. Gehler3,* peter.gehler@uni-wuerzburg.de …

Transfer of Personality to a Synthetic Human (‘Mind Uploading’) and the Social Construction of Identity
S Bamford, J Danaher – Journal of Consciousness Studies, 2017 – ingentaconnect.com
Page 1. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 24, No. 11–12, 2017, pp. 6–30 Sim Bamford and John Danaher Transfer of Personality to a Synthetic Human (‘Mind Uploading’) and the Social Construction of Identity Abstract: Humans …

An efficient multi-layer garment virtual fitting algorithm based on the geometric method
S Hu, R Wang, F Zhou – International Journal of Clothing …, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com
… Stylios reported the dynamic drape of garments modeling. Real garments made from cotton/polyester and polyester lightweight fabrics have been modeled and have been used on synthetic humans in a virtual fashion show (Stylios et al., 1996) …

On Pre-Trained Image Features and Synthetic Images for Deep Learning
S Hinterstoisser, V Lepetit, P Wohlhart… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. On Pre-Trained Image Features and Synthetic Images for Deep Learning Stefan Hinterstoisser X hinterst@google.com Vincent Lepetit Universite de Bordeaux vincent.lepetit@ u-bordeaux.fr Paul Wohlhart X wohlhart@google.com Kurt Konolige X konolige@google.com …

Fantasizing about the Apocalypse: A Review of Fallout 4
M Condis – Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, 2017 – JSTOR
… the future of the Wasteland: the Institute, who use their futuristic technology to hide underground and who have developed (and enslaved) a robot army to do their bid- ding in the world above; the Railroad, a ragtag group of spies dedicat- ed to freeing synthetic humans from the …

Bring on the machines
P Kitcatt – 2017 – Elsevier
… As I explored the idea of care robots, I looked even further forward, positing a human-like robot indistinguishable from us. This is where we are going. Pepper’s descendants will be convincing synthetic humans. Of course, that creates even bigger dilemmas …

The Conception of Synthetic Entities from a Personalist Perspective
L Gómez-Tatay, JM Hernández-Andreu… – Science and engineering …, 2017 – Springer
… Finally, we discuss the hypothetical case of synthetic humans. Keywords … The Special Case of Synthetic Humans. When discussing the moral consideration owed to synthetic organisms, an aspect of special interest is the hypothetical case of synthetic humans …

Being human
A Hetherington – Big Issue Australia – search.informit.com.au
… destruction. Their real-world warnings are back-dropped by the return of Ridley Scott’s cult film Blade Runner, a neon- lit dystopia where acid rain falls from polluted skies and Harrison Ford is hunting synthetic humans. The …

Unsupervised reverse domain adaption for synthetic medical images via adversarial training
F Mahmood, R Chen, NJ Durr – arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.06606, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Unsupervised Reverse Domain Adaption for Synthetic Medical Images via Adversarial Training Faisal Mahmood1 Richard Chen2 Nicholas J. Durr1 1Department of Biomedical Engineering 2Department of Computer …

GeneGAN
S Zhou, T Xiao, Y Yang, D Feng, Q He, W He – 2017 – zsc.github.io
… NIPS 2016: 2172-2180 6. Gül Varol, Javier Romero, Xavier Martin, Naureen Mahmood, Michael J. Black, Ivan Laptev, Cordelia Schmid: Learning from Synthetic Humans. CoRR abs/1701.01370 (2017) 7. Jun-Yan Zhu, Taesung Park, Phillip Isola, and Alexei A. Efros …

Augmented Reality Meets Computer Vision: Efficient Data Generation for Urban Driving Scenes
HA Alhaija, SK Mustikovela, L Mescheder… – International Journal of …, 2017 – Springer
Page 1. International Journal of Computer Vision https://doi.org/10.1007/s11263- 018-1070-x Augmented Reality Meets Computer Vision: Efficient Data Generation for Urban Driving Scenes Hassan Abu Alhaija1 · Siva Karthik …

Five years after the Deep Learning revolution of computer vision: State of the art methods for online image and video analysis
M Felsberg – 2017 – diva-portal.org
… Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on, 18(7):1512 1523, 2009. [86] G. Varol, J. Romero, X. Martin, N. Mahmood, MJ Black, I. Laptev, and C. Schmid. Learning from Synthetic Humans. In CVPR, 2017. [87] L. Wang, W. Ouyang, X. Wang, and H. Lu …

Learning Human Pose Models from Synthesized Data for Robust RGB-D Action Recognition
J Liu, N Akhtar, A Mian – arXiv preprint arXiv:1707.00823, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Noname manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) Learning Human Pose Models from Synthesized Data for Robust RGB-D Action Recognition Jian Liu · Hossein Rahmani · Naveed Akhtar · Ajmal Mian Received: date / Accepted: date …

A simple yet effective baseline for 3d human pose estimation
J Martinez, R Hossain, J Romero… – … on Computer Vision, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
Page 1. A simple yet effective baseline for 3d human pose estimation Julieta Martinez1, Rayat Hossain1, Javier Romero2, and James J. Little1 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 2Body Labs Inc., New York, NY …

Fighting the Need to be Normal: Terrorists and other Muslim Characters
L Bell – The “Other” In 9/11 Literature, 2017 – Springer
… The “supreme intelligence” controls the second category of aliens, the “synthetic humans” or “mutants.” These are large, physical beings […] They have no will of their own, and are described as merely “slaves which exist to do [the supreme intelligence’s] will.” (Jancovich 1996 …

Cut, paste and learn: Surprisingly easy synthesis for instance detection
D Dwibedi, I Misra, M Hebert – The IEEE international …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
Page 1. Cut, Paste and Learn: Surprisingly Easy Synthesis for Instance Detection Debidatta Dwibedi Ishan Misra Martial Hebert The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University debidatta@cmu.edu, {imisra, hebert}@cs.cmu.edu Abstract …

The Synthetic Hyper Femme: On Sex Dolls, Fembots, and the Futures of Sex
K Puig – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… 1 Davecat is highly recognized within this community. He “considers himself an activist for synthetic love, and the rights of synthetic humans” (Beck) … social robots [and synthetic humans in general] as women, infants or pets” (Weber 214). I …

Synthesizing Scenes for Instance Detection
D Dwibedi – 2017 – ri.cmu.edu
Page 1. Synthesizing Scenes for Instance Detection Technical Report Number CMU-RI-TR-17- 21 a dissertation presented by Debidatta Dwibedi to The Robotics Institute in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in the subject of Robotics …

Blade runner
S Bukatman – 2017 – books.google.com
Page 1. UC Ti T T < ( ) T > UO U) O U) Page 2. BFI Film Classics: A brief history The BFI Film Classics series grew out of a project initiated by the National Film and Television Archive (NFTVA), a division of the BFI, to build a collection …

Attitudes Towards Social Robots: The Role Of Gender, Belief In Human Nature Uniqueness, Religiousness And Interest In Science Fiction
JC Giger, D Moura, N Almeida, N Piçarra – Book of Proceedings, 2017 – sapientia.ualg.pt
… human behavioral and psychological traits. Page 511. 511 Parallel Session IV 2.4 science Fiction Automatons, humanoid robots and synthetic humans are recurrent themes in science fiction. From Fritz Lang’s Metropolis to Isaac …

Measuring pedagogical agent persona and the influence of agent persona on learning
NL Schroeder, WL Romine, SD Craig – Computers & Education, 2017 – Elsevier
… 2013). These agents are also referred to as virtual humans (Fox, Bailenson, & Tricase, 2013; Yee & Bailenson, 2007) or synthetic humans in the training literature (Gerbaud, Mollet, & Arnaldi, 2007; Granieri & Badler, 1995). Recent …

the Uncanny valley: a Working Hypothesis
MG Rossi, P Graziani, A Angelucci – Social Robots, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
… in the process of creating new Pc help desk interfaces, for instance, programmers have long learned to steer clear of synthetic humans, in order to avoid the aversion typically generated by syncopated speech patterns à la Max Hedroom …

Augmented reality meets deep learning for car instance segmentation in urban scenes
HA Alhaija, SK Mustikovela, L Mescheder… – British Machine Vision …, 2017 – m.cvlibs.net
… arXiv.org, 1612.07695, 2016. [29] Gül Varol, Javier Romero, Xavier Martin, Naureen Mahmood, Michael J. Black, Ivan Laptev, and Cordelia Schmid. Learning from synthetic humans. arXiv.org, 1701.01370, 2017. [30] Jun Xie, Martin Kiefel, Ming-Ting Sun, and Andreas Geiger …

Assisting students in online experimentation
H Considine, Z Nedic, A Nafalski – … Conference (exp. at’17) …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… When designed to interact with the student in a supportive way, the tutor caused a more significant improvement in the students’ final grades. Other examples of graphic communication are the use of synthetic humans and virtual reality [15] …

Designing a Creature Believability Scale for Videogames
N Barreto, R Craveirinha, L Roque – International Conference on …, 2017 – Springer
… This strengthens the idea that believability is achieved from the mental model constructed via an observer’s interpretation of a given artifact. While synthetic humans, and humanoids, are abundant in videogames, they are not the only type of existing virtual “living”-entities …

The Synthetic Hyper Femme: On Sex Dolls, Fembots, And The Futures Of Sex
K Puig – 2017 – researchgate.net
… They also spend an enormous amount of time moving them: carefully changing the position
1 Davecat is highly recognized within this community. He “considers himself an activist
for synthetic love, and the rights of synthetic humans” (Beck) …

Neural Networks for 2D to 3D Human Pose Estimation
A Golinski, A Gupta, A Zisserman – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… [Online]. Available: http://arxiv.org/abs/1701.00295 [19] G. Varol, J. Romero, X. Martin, N. Mahmood, MJ Black, I. Laptev, and C. Schmid, “Learning from Synthetic Humans,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017. [Online] …

Self-supervised learning of motion capture
HY Tung, HW Tung, E Yumer… – Advances in Neural …, 2017 – papers.nips.cc
Paper accepted and presented at the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (http://nips.cc/).

Artificial Intelligence, Digital Humanities, and the Automation of Labour
J Smithies – The Digital Humanities and the Digital Modern, 2017 – Springer
… Those who voice them are not (necessarily) claiming that we will soon be living among synthetic humans, or that we will be able to download our brains into a box. Chalmer’s intervention shifts the conversation into new territory …

2 Post-Human Hamlets
TA Borlik – SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL …, 2017 – books.google.com
… The novel crawls with post-human tropes: in addition to synthetic humans, bioengineered beast-men like those from the Island of Doctor Moreau prowl about the Cloisters Museum, now a biotech lab (65); the dead, especially dead celebrity actors, enjoy an electronic immortality …

Post-Human Hamlets: Ghosts in the Machine
SF Loftis, A Kellar, L Ulevich – … HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL …, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
… The novel crawls with post-human tropes: in addition to synthetic humans, bioengineered beast-men like those from the Island of Doctor Moreau prowl about the Cloisters Museum, now a biotech lab (65); the dead, especially dead celebrity actors, enjoy an electronic immortality …

Training my car to see using virtual worlds
AM López, G Villalonga, L Sellart, G Ros… – Image and Vision …, 2017 – Elsevier
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Using the concept of hubots to understand the work entailed in using digital technologies in healthcare
C Pope, J Turnbull – Journal of health organization and …, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com

The Effect of Pacing on Learners’ Perceptions of Pedagogical Agents
NL Schroeder, SD Craig – Journal of Educational Computing …, 2017 – journals.sagepub.com
This study examined the influence of three levels of learner control on learners’ perceptions when learning with a pedagogical agent. Pedagogical agents have sh…

Hand pose estimation through semi-supervised and weakly-supervised learning
N Neverova, C Wolf, F Nebout, GW Taylor – Computer Vision and Image …, 2017 – Elsevier
Skip to main content …

Robust human pose tracking for realistic service robot applications
M Vasileiadis, S Malassiotis… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
Page 1. Robust Human Pose Tracking For Realistic Service Robot Applications Manolis Vasileiadis1,2, Sotiris Malassiotis2, Dimitrios Giakoumis2, Christos-Savvas Bouganis1, Dimitrios Tzovaras2 1Department of Electrical and …

Functional brain imaging synthesis based on image decomposition and kernel modeling: Application to neurodegenerative diseases
FJ Martinez-Murcia, JM Górriz, J Ramírez… – Frontiers in …, 2017 – frontiersin.org
The rise of neuroimaging in research and clinical practice, together with the development of new machine learning techniques has strongly encouraged the Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) of different diseases and disorders. However, these algorithms are often tested in proprietary …

Lucid Data Dreaming for Multiple Object Tracking
A Khoreva, R Benenson, E Ilg, T Brox… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. 1 Lucid Data Dreaming for Multiple Object Tracking Anna Khoreva, Rodrigo Benenson, Eddy Ilg, Thomas Brox, and Bernt Schiele Abstract—Convolutional networks reach top quality in pixel-level object tracking but require …

Human culture and science fiction: A review of the literature, 1980-2016
CB Menadue, KD Cheer – SAGE Open, 2017 – journals.sagepub.com
This article aimed to uncover the foci, themes, and findings of research literature that utilized science fiction content or concepts to describe and illustrate…

CVPR 2017
X Wang, X Guo, Z Lei, C Zhang, SZ Li – computer.org
Page 1. 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition CVPR 2017 Table of Contents Message from the General and Program Chairs…..liv Committees …

Exploiting temporal information for 3D pose estimation
MRI Hossain, JJ Little – arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.08585, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Exploiting temporal information for 3D pose estimation Mir Rayat Imtiaz Hossain University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC ,Canada rayat137@cs.ubc.ca James J. Little University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC ,Canada little@cs.ubc.ca Abstract …

Towards automatic long term Person Re-identification System in video surveillance
AM Nambiar – 2017 – vislab.isr.ist.utl.pt
Page 1. UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA INSTITUTO SUPERIOR T´ECNICO Towards automatic long term Person Re-identification System in video surveillance Athira Muraleedharan Nambiar Supervisor: Doctor Alexandre José Malheiro Bernardino …

A Framework for Analyzing the Whole Body Surface Area from a Single View
M Piccirilli, G Doretto, D Adjeroh – PloS one, 2017 – journals.plos.org
… We modify MH for our needs, generating two synthetic 3D datasets, complete with the anthropometric measurements of the subjects. 2.2 Generation of Virtual (Synthetic) Humans. MakeHuman has been used previously to create a dataset of realistic human bodies …

Be Careful What You Backpropagate: A Case For Linear Output Activations & Gradient Boosting
A Oland, A Bansal, RB Dannenberg, B Raj – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Striving for simplicity: The all convolutional net. CoRR, abs/1412.6806. Varol, G., Romero, J., Martin, X., Mahmood, N., Black, MJ, Laptev, I., and Schmid, C. (2017). Learning from Synthetic Humans. In CVPR. Wang, X., Fouhey, D., and Gupta, A. (2015) …

Using multiple worlds for multiple agent roles in games
JA Brown, D Ashlock – … Intelligence and Games (CIG), 2017 IEEE …, 2017 – cig2017.com
… The Person correlation of the 25- dimensional distances between fingerprints and the intra-point distance of the displayed rendering is ? = 0.99388. which a game mechanic would allow for synthetic humans to replace settlers in the player villages …

A mixed human body modeling method based on 3D body scanning for clothing industry
K Liu, J Wang, C Zhu, E Kamalha… – … Journal of Clothing …, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com

Single-view 3D Reconstruction of Animals
A Kim – 2017 – search.proquest.com
Single-view 3D Reconstruction of Animals. Abstract. Humans have a remarkable ability to infer the 3D shape of objects from just a single image. Even for complex and non-rigid objects like people and animals, from just a single …

Deep Learning for Object Recognition in picking tasks
E Cervera, O Kermorgant – 2017 – researchgate.net
Page 1. Masters Thesis ROBINLAB, University of Jaume I Deep Learning for Object Recognition in picking tasks Arijit Mallick Advisor: Prof. Enric Cervera Co-Advisor: Prof. Olivier Kermorgant August 16, 2017 Page 2. ERASMUS …

Big data in education: The digital future of learning, policy and practice
B Williamson – 2017 – books.google.com
… The UK television show Humans, for example, dramatizes current concerns about robotics, automa- tion and artificial intelligence, with its cast of ‘synthetic humans’ undergoing ‘machine learning’ as they seek survival in the human world …

Understanding the sources of error for 3D human pose estimation from monocular images and videos
MRI Hossain – 2017 – open.library.ubc.ca
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Digital Nostalgia and the Sublime Utopias of Cyberspace
M Leggatt – Cultural and Political Nostalgia in the Age of Terror, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Vincent Mosco argued in 2004 “cyberspace has become the latest icon of the technological and electronic sublime” (24). The crushing weight of data flows that have followed our passage into the Digital Age (sometimes …

Light Robotics-Structure-mediated Nanobiophotonics
J Glückstad, D Palima – 2017 – books.google.com
… Lyngby, Denmark The 1920 science fiction play, RUR, introduced the word robot to describe mass- produced synthetic humans [1]. The fascination with intelligent humanoid robots continues today and remains a favorite theme in science fiction …

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