Departmental Papers (ESE)

Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

October 1996

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Copyright 1996 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 1996, pages 60-65.

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NOTE: At the time of publication, author Daniel Koditschek was affiliated with the University of Michigan. Currently, he is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Abstract

We present a system for generation and recognition of oscillatory gestures. Inspired by gestures used in two representative human-to-human control areas, we consider a set of oscillatory motions and refine from them a 24 gesture lexicon. Each gesture is modeled as a dynamical system with added geometric constraints to allow for real time gesture recognition using a small amount of processing time and memory. The gestures are used to control a pan-tilt camera neck. We propose extensions for use in areas such as mobile robot control and telerobotics.

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