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Time series notation (TSN) is a method of nonverbal coding. The coding system uses a three-dimensional assessment of orientation of body position to track the position of the body and changes in motion over time. The goal is to provide a numeric code for the position of the body that can be read and replicated by someone examining the code to recreate the body position and movement indicated by the code. In short, TSN provides a basis for a numerical coding system of body position that others can replicate with a great deal of precision. The code can be read or interpreted numerically as well as analyzed systematically. This entry introduces TSN, discusses its limitations, and offers examples of how TSN is used in ...

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