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Real Time Hand Tracking as a User Input Device

  • Kittasil Silanon
  • Nikom Suvonvorn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6746)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a system that facilitates the two dimension user-input as general mouse device for controlling applications. The method is based on hand movement analysis by applying image processing technique. The Haar-like with a cascade of boost classifiers is applied for hand detection, and then tracked with skin color using CamShift. Extracted hand features are computed and used for recognizing commands via a finite state machine. We evaluated the performance of system under real time constraint in real environment with demonstration application.

Keywords

Hand detection Hand Tracking Command Recognition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kittasil Silanon
    • 1
  • Nikom Suvonvorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering Faculty of EngineeringPrince of Songkla UniversityHat YaiThailand

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