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A Vision Interface Framework for Intuitive Gesture Recognition using Color based Blob Detection

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2014
Saikat Basak
Arundhuti Chowdhury

Saikat Basak and Arundhuti Chowdhury. Article: A Vision Interface Framework for Intuitive Gesture Recognition using Color based Blob Detection. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(15):36-40, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Saikat Basak and Arundhuti Chowdhury},
	title = {Article: A Vision Interface Framework for Intuitive Gesture Recognition using Color based Blob Detection},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {15},
	pages = {36-40},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper is an illustrative approach for developing a visual interface for an intuitive gesture recognition system using finger gestures and color markers. The objective is to develop a system by which one can communicate with any digital device more interactively and make these interactions more intuitive and cost effective at the same time. Although vision interfaces that work with finger gestures have been researched and developed for some time, this approach of developing the interface is unique in many aspects. The initial goal was to minimize hardware requirements and maximize configurability of the system. To serve the purpose, no external hardware other than an internal or external webcam is used. This makes it cost effective and easier to obtain. Predefined gestures are simple yet intuitive. And thus, using this framework a low cost yet effective gesture interpretation system is developed


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