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This editorial introduction complements the shorter introduction to the first part of the two-part special issue on Behavior Understanding for Arts and Entertainment. It offers a more expansive discussion of the use of behavior analysis for...
Interactive Visuals as Metaphors for Dance Movement Qualities
Sarah Fdili Alaoui, Frederic Bevilacqua, Christian Jacquemin
Article No.: 13
The notion of “movement qualities” is central in contemporary dance; it describes the manner in which a movement is executed. Movement qualities convey information revealing movement expressiveness; their use has strong potential for...
Quantitative Study of Music Listening Behavior in a Smartphone Context
Yi-Hsuan Yang, Yuan-Ching Teng
Article No.: 14
Context-based services have attracted increasing attention because of the prevalence of sensor-rich mobile devices such as smartphones. The idea is to recommend information that a user would be interested in according to the user’s...
Section: Special issue on Behavior Understanding for Arts and Entertainment (Part 2 of 2)
The WOZ Recognizer: A Wizard of Oz Sketch Recognition System
Jared N. Bott, Joseph J. Laviola Jr.
Article No.: 15
Sketch recognition has the potential to be an important input method for computers in the coming years, particularly for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. However, designing and building an accurate and sophisticated...
Exploratory Visual Analysis and Interactive Pattern Extraction from Semi-Structured Data
Axel J. Soto, Ryan Kiros, Vlado Kešelj, Evangelos Milios
Article No.: 16
Semi-structured documents are a common type of data containing free text in natural language (unstructured data) as well as additional information about the document, or meta-data, typically following a schema or controlled vocabulary (structured...
This article presents a review and a classification of interactive optimization methods. These interactive methods are used for solving optimization problems. The interaction with an end user or decision maker aims at improving the efficiency of...