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Korean Word Search Interface for Wearable Computers Using a Wrist-Mounted Camera Device

  • Hyun Park
  • Hyo-Seok Shi
  • Heon-Hui Kim
  • Kwang-Hyun Park
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 272)

Abstract

This paper presents a hand shape recognition method and its application to Korean word search interface for wearable computers. We first describe a hand shape recognition method composed of hand region segmentation and recognition. To enforce the recognition performance, a user adaptation process is also proposed in algorithmic details. A Korean word search system is then proposed, which is based on the recognition of Korean manual alphabets using a wrist-mounted camera device. The effectiveness of the proposed method is verified through several experiments for evaluating recognition performance.

Keywords

Wrist-mounted camera Korean manual alphabet recognition user adaptation hand shape recognition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyun Park
    • 1
  • Hyo-Seok Shi
    • 1
  • Heon-Hui Kim
    • 1
  • Kwang-Hyun Park
    • 2
  1. 1.Art and Robotics InstituteKwangwoon UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.School of RoboticsKwangwoon UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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