A Dynamic Model for Real-Time Tracking of Hands in Bimanual Movements

  • Atid Shamaie
  • Alistair Sutherland
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2915)


The problem of hand tracking in the presence of occlusion is addressed. In bimanual movements the hands tend to be synchronised effortlessly. Different aspects of this synchronisation are the basis of our research to track the hands. The spatial synchronisation in bimanual movements is modelled by the position and the temporal synchronisation by the velocity and acceleration of each hand. Based on a dynamic model, we introduce algorithms for occlusion detection and hand tracking.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atid Shamaie
    • 1
  • Alistair Sutherland
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Digital Video Processing, School of Computer ApplicationsDublin City UniversityDublin 9Ireland

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