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In addition, the degree of articulation increases the complexity of the models. Another common spatial representation is the set of skeletal models which are commonly used to animate characters and humans in graphics. Skeleton, in our context, is an articulated structure with a set of line/curve segments and joints connecting them . Similar to the contour, object silhouette is required to find the skeleton. A common algorithm used to estimate the skeleton representation is the medial axis transform, which takes the object silhouette and iteratively computes the set of points lying on its topological skeleton such that each point has more than one closest points to the bounding contour.
An important observation about the space-time cube is that aside from providing temporal information, it also carries a unique view geometric information when we have two cameras observing a common scene. The geometry is out of the scope of this chapter and we suggest the interested reader to look at additional sources . The spatio-temporal representations can be extracted by local analysis or by looking at the space-time cube globally. Local representations are composed of a set of 46 A. Yilmaz Fig.
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