Accession Number : ADA336464

Title :   Efforts in Preparation for Jack Validation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA DEPT OFCOMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Azuola, Francisco ; Badler, Norman L. ; Ho, Pei-Hwa ; Huh, Suejung ; Kokkevis, Evangelos

PDF Url : ADA336464

Report Date : DEC 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 142

Abstract : This document presents a detailed record of the methodologies, assumptions, limitations, and references used in creating the human figure model in Jack, a program that displays and manipulates articulated geometric figures. This report reflects current efforts to develop and refine Jack software to enable its validation and verification as a tool for performing human engineering analysis. These efforts include human figure model improvements, statistical anthropometric data processing methods, enhanced human figure model construction and measuring methods, and automated accomodation analysis. This report discusses basic details of building human models, model anthropometry, scaling, Jack anthropometry-based human models, statistical data processing, figure generation tools, anthropometric errors, inverse dynamics, smooth skin implementation, guidelines used in estimating landmark locations on the model, and recommendations for validating and verifying the Jack human figure model.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *STATISTICAL DATA, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *STATISTICAL PROCESSES, *ANTHROPOMETRY, MEASUREMENT, POSITION(LOCATION), VERIFICATION, VALIDATION, MODELS, HUMANS, TOOLS, DYNAMICS, CONSTRUCTION, GEOMETRIC FORMS, ERRORS, INVERSION, NAVIGATION REFERENCE.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Cybernetics
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE