Statistical Modeling of Interpersonal Distance with Range Imaging Data

  • René Hempel
  • Patrick Westfeld
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5398)


The presented work combines automated highly resolved spatio-temporal photogrammetric data acquisition and analysis with statistical approaches for the determination of the interpersonal distance between interacting persons. This topic forms an interesting bridge between engineering and educational research, delivering a new efficient measurement technique to educational research and opening new application fields to photogrammetry.


Interpersonal Distance Range Imaging Data Image Sequence Analysis Body Models Time Series Models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • René Hempel
    • 1
  • Patrick Westfeld
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote SensingTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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