Hand Gesture Recognition System for Numbers Using Thresholding

  • Bhavsar Swapna
  • Futane Pravin
  • V. Dharaskar Rajiv
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 250)


An efficient human computer interaction is assuming utmost importance in our daily lives. Human beings can communicate mainly by vision and sound. Human can recognize the meaningful expressions of motion using hand gesture. Hand Gesture is the most important to exchange ideas, messages, thoughts etc among deaf and dumb people. This paper discusses a simple recognition algorithm that recognizes the numbers from 0 to 10 using thresholding. The overall algorithm has three main steps: image capture, apply threshold and recognizing the number. The assumption is made that user must wear color hand gloves.


Thresholding Segmentation Hand Gesture Recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhavsar Swapna
    • 1
  • Futane Pravin
    • 1
  • V. Dharaskar Rajiv
    • 2
  1. 1.Sinhagad college of engineeringPune UniversityPuneIndia
  2. 2.Research Center Amravati UniversityAmravatiIndia

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