Tracking End-Effectors for Marker-Less 3D Human Motion Estimation in Multi-view Image Sequences

  • Wenzhong Wang
  • Zhaoqi Wang
  • Xiaoming Deng
  • Bin Luo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8008)


We propose to track the end-effectors of human body, and use them as kinematic constraints for reliable marker-less 3D human motion tracking. In the presented approach, we track the end-effectors using particle filtering. The tracked results are then combined with image features for 3D full pose tracking. Experimental results verified that the inclusion of end-effectors’ constraints improves the tracking performances.


end-effectors motion tracking particle filtering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenzhong Wang
    • 1
  • Zhaoqi Wang
    • 2
  • Xiaoming Deng
    • 3
  • Bin Luo
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentAnhui UniversityChina
  2. 2.Institute of Computing TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesChina
  3. 3.Institute of SoftwareChinese Academy of SciencesChina

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