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This thesis aims to explore the language of different bodies in the field of dance by analyzing

the habitual patterns of dancers from different backgrounds and vernaculars. Contextually,

the term habitual patterns

This thesis aims to explore the language of different bodies in the field of dance by analyzing

the habitual patterns of dancers from different backgrounds and vernaculars. Contextually,

the term habitual patterns is defined as the postures or poses that tend to re-appear,

often unintentionally, as the dancer performs improvisational dance. The focus lies in exposing

the movement vocabulary of a dancer to reveal his/her unique fingerprint.

The proposed approach for uncovering these movement patterns is to use a clustering

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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2016
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-37)
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    • Field of study: Computer science

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