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BZ match against Turkey EBTC 2014. Crowd-source volunteers wanted to watch videos and record gestures.

BZ are alleged to make certain signals through gestures in the EBTC 2014 tournament.

Looking for crowd source help to identify nine different signals from their match against Turkey.

There are 16 boards.

Once we have the data on the alleged signals, we will then see if these correspond to pre-defined meanings for these different signals. This will help test a hypothesis on the different gestures.

Just going to give you the alleged signals, not their meanings. If you happen to know the pre-defined meanings, please don't post on this page just yet.

A full description of the signals, along with several examples is at http://www.bridgescoreplus.com/data/tmp/bz/9_signals.html

The signals (with single example) are:

1. Rubbing chin or underneath chin with hand.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&t=91m02s

2. Rubbing nose or forehead with hand.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&start=6556

3. Scratch chest around nipple area with hand. Either hand, either side of chest.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfhiMO_5lo&start=6446

4. Scratch crotch.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&start=5872

5. Scratch cheek/side of face.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfhiMO_5lo&start=2777

6. Tap of right hand. Can be single or double tap. Fingers are on table.  Hand is normally on table with knuckles under hand.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&start=4082

7. Tap of right fist. Fist rotated 90 degrees from earlier.  Hand is normally extended away from edge of table, knuckles pointed towards partner.  Rotating the fist from flat to 90 degrees.  Making a cup shape with the fist.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfhiMO_5lo&start=2766

8. Tap of left hand. Can be single or double tap. Fingers are on table.  Hand is normally on table with knuckles under hand.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&start=3237

9. Tap of left fist. Fist rotated 90 degrees from earlier.  Hand is normally extended away from edge of table, knuckles pointed towards partner.  Rotating the fist from flat to 90 degrees.  Making a cup shape with the fist.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eda-EC0--OQ&start=8337

Record for either B or Z.

A tip is to watch the clip focusing on just one player, record what you see.  Then re-watch focusing on the other player. Please merge the data chronologically before posting.

I'd like to get at least 3 people watching each video. Experience has shown that it is easy to miss some of these mannerisms. Ideally I'd like people posting who are not aware of what these mannerisms mean and have not watched other videos before. If you are aware, please record privately then post after others.

I've done the first board as an example of the type of data we are looking for. Time stamp, along with the gesture.

If you are not sure if it is a gesture, record it anyway. We have a database of gestures so can see if it is similar to not. But we need you to record it first.

Please, no posting on what these gestures mean until we have the raw video analyzed.

After there is posting on all videos and the gestures found, we will see if there is a correlation. If there is, then we will describe what the gestures mean in the video.

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