animal locomotion


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animal locomotion

[′an·ə·məl ‚lō·kə′mō·shən]
(zoology)
Progressive movement of an animal body from one point to another.
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19) This project, published in its entirety in 1887 under the title Animal Locomotion, lays much of the groundwork for the cinematic technologies and cinematic subjects of the next two decades, experimenting with diverse camera distances, speeds, timings, and angles.
This paper argues that Aristotle operates with a particular theoretical model in his explanation of animal locomotion, what the paper calls the "centralized incoming and outgoing motions" (CIOM) model.
Rieck's oil-on-canvas moonlit nocturne from 1856, and Eadweard Muybridge's Animal Locomotion collotypes (Descending stairs, turning, cup and saucer in right hand, 1887).
Aside from helping scientists understand animal locomotion, these findings will go into making better robots.
Since animal locomotion is basically a falling-forward process, Bejan contends that added height predicts an increase in speed.
The earnestly helpful Russian girl explains to me how her portfolio of designs traces a link between the horse-centred world of sport and the horse-centred world of the history of art, drawing on works as disparate as Picasso's monumental anti-war masterpiece Guernica, the pioneering animal locomotion studies of Eadweard Muybridge and the iconic equine symbolism of Soviet painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin.
It's revealing to contrast Asfar's "Constellations" with the work of Eadweard Muybridge, famed for his work on animal locomotion.
He would continue to develop his Animal Locomotion series and, in 1887, convinced the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington, D.
Since 1887, his Animal Locomotion has never been out of print in one form or another, and The Human Figure in Motion has been reprinted many times.
Visitors will also see examples from Muybridge's experimental series of sequential stop-motion photographs such as Attitudes of Animals in Motion, 1881, and his later masterpiece Animal Locomotion, 1887.
He explains that the work came via his wife, a scientist who studies animal locomotion and has consequently attracted the interest of the entertainment industry as well as academia.
PHOTO : Animal Locomotion, Plate 672 Eadweard Muybridge, circa 1887, photogravures