Computer Vision Based System for Interactive Cooperation of Multiple Users

  • Alberto Del Bimbo
  • Lea Landucci
  • Alessandro Valli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3691)


Natural Human-Computer Interaction (NHCI) was hypothesized in the nineties as a solution to close the gap between computers and systems. It claims for interfaces that can be used in a natural and intuitive way through non intrusive and invisible input sensors, exploiting advances and results of pattern recognition, and image and speech understanding. This paper presents a multiuser natural interaction system that supports cooperative interaction in the manipulation and management of multimedia objects. The system uses a computer vision module to recognize and analyze hand gestures made by several users over a shared large display table.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Del Bimbo
    • 1
  • Lea Landucci
    • 1
  • Alessandro Valli
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Sistemi e InformaticaUniversita’ degli studi di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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