Puppy Project - ICAT Community Playdate

Friday, September 25, 2015
Location & Time: 

ICAT Learning Studio (253A) in the Moss Arts Center
8:30am - 9:30am

Puppy Project

Speakers: Thomas Tucker, School of Visual Arts and Bess Pierce, Veterinary Medicine

The Puppy Project employed safe, noninvasive motion capture and 3D visualization tools to study canine puppy socialization behaviors in a portable motion capture unit. Using an array of synchronized structured light sensors to capture a collection of moving objects is a feasible technique for recording and allowing the quantification of puppy social interactions. These data can be used in future studies with the use of machine learning algorithms to computationally identify social behaviors