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dc.contributor.author Mangin, Olivier
dc.contributor.author Toxiri, Stefano
dc.contributor.author Lonini, Luca
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-26T09:51:56Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-26T09:51:56Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-26
dc.identifier.citation Mangin , O , Toxiri , S & Lonini , L 2011 , ' Image processing and gesture recognition in human action-outcome learning experiments ' Paper presented at Capo Caccia Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop , Aberystwyth , United Kingdom , 1/05/11 - 7/05/11 , . en
dc.identifier.citation conference en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 2089652
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/7585
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7585
dc.description Mangin, O., Lonini, L., Toxiri, S. (2011). Image processing and gesture recognition in human action-outcome learning experiments. Deliverable for the IM-CLeVeR Spring School at the Capo Caccia Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, 1-7 May 2011. en
dc.description.abstract Microsoft Kinect provides an off-the-shelf sensor that can be used to reliably capture information from body movements in real-time fashion. We implemented an on-line gesture recognition system on top of the kinect's hand tracking capabilities. The system is able to perform real time classification of the user hand gestures by comparing the current movement to a set of 9 predefined template gestures. Gestures are detected when the moving hand exceeds a threshold speed for a minimum duration.The ultimate goal of this work is to study action-outcome learning in humans: how does a person figure out what actions he can make that have an effect on the environment? How does he shape a gesture to produce this outcome? To this purpose, we improved the recognition algorithm by allowing the dictionary of template gestures to adapt according to the way the user performs the gestures. This allows the emergence of a shared representation of each gesture between the human and the computer, while the user interacts with the system. The approach opens new perspectives in designing and studying interactions between humans and machines as well as in studies of how motor-impaired patients interact with the system. en
dc.format.extent 7 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.title Image processing and gesture recognition in human action-outcome learning experiments en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Conference paper en
dc.contributor.institution Intelligent Robotics Group en
dc.description.status Non peer reviewed en


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