A Customizable Recognizer for Orchestral Conducting Gestures Based on Neural Networks

  • Roberto De Prisco
  • Paolo Sabatino
  • Gianluca Zaccagnino
  • Rocco Zaccagnino
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6625)

Abstract

In this paper we present a system for the recognition of orchestral conducting gestures using the Nintendo Wiimote controller. The system is based on a neural network. This is not the first of such systems; however compared to previous systems that use the Wiimote or other cheap hardware, it has several advantages: it is fully customizable, continuous and does not require third party commercial software.

The system has been implemented in Java and we have run several tests to evaluate its behavior.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto De Prisco
    • 1
  • Paolo Sabatino
    • 1
  • Gianluca Zaccagnino
    • 1
  • Rocco Zaccagnino
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio di Musimatica Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di SalernoFiscianoItaly

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