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Towards a Hand-Based Gestural Language for Smart-Home Control Using Hand Shapes and Dynamic Hand Movements

  • Hassan Saidinejad
  • Fabio Veronese
  • Sara Comai
  • Fabio Salice
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8867)

Abstract

The application of gestural application can vary a lot: from a simple pointing mechanism to a visual sign language. Application of gestural interaction as a sign language with a proper formalism to interact with the technology has not been studied much. In this work, we present our Kinect-based gesture recognition system that is able to recognize personalized hand shapes and dynamic hand movements. We then describe how we created a “language” for smart-home control based on a specific syntax over sequences of hand shapes and hand movements.

Keywords

Gestural interaction sign language smart home control 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hassan Saidinejad
    • 1
  • Fabio Veronese
    • 1
  • Sara Comai
    • 1
  • Fabio Salice
    • 1
  1. 1.DEIB - Politecnico di Milano - Polo Regionale di ComoMilanItaly

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