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International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

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IJIGSP Vol.6, No.2, Jan. 2014

Autonomous Multiple Gesture Recognition System for Disabled People

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Author(s)

Amarjot Singh,John Buonassisi,Sukriti Jain

Index Terms

Gesture Recognition;Motion Tracking;Robot;Disability

Abstract

The paper presents an intelligent multi gesture spotting system that can be used by disabled people to easily communicate with machines resulting into easement in day-to-day works. The system makes use of pose estimation for 10 signs used by hearing impaired people to communicate. Pose is extracted on the basis of silhouettes using timed motion history (tMHI) followed by gesture recognition with Hu-Moments. Signs involving motion are recognized with the help of optical flow. Based on the recognized gestures, particular instructions are sent to the robot connected to system resulting into an appropriate action/movement by the robot. The system is unique as it can act as a assisting device and can communicate in local as well as wide area to assist the disabled person.

Cite This Paper

Amarjot Singh,John Buonassisi,Sukriti Jain,"Autonomous Multiple Gesture Recognition System for Disabled People", IJIGSP, vol.6, no.2, pp.39-45, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2014.02.05

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