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Section: New Results

Text-to-Movie Authoring of Anatomy Lessons

Figure 4. Text-to-movie generation example with hierarchical finite state machines representation.

With popular use of multimedia and 3D content in anatomy teaching there is a need for a simple yet comprehensive tool to create and edit pedagogical anatomy video lessons. This work introduces an automated video authoring tool (shown in Figure 4) created for teachers. It takes text written in a novel domain specific language (DSL) called the Anatomy Storyboard Language (ASL) as input and translates it to real time 3D animation. Preliminary results demonstrates the ease of use and effectiveness of the tool for quickly drafting video lessons in realistic medical anatomy teaching scenarios.