Universität Rostock, 2009
Abstract: The vision behind research on video based hand gesture recognition is to realise a new kind of interaction between humans and computer beyond the classical input devices such as mouse and keyboard. The aim of this thesis is to develop new video based realtime algorithms, which enable a robust and accurate recognition of human hand gestures and allow interaction with the computer even for technically unversed users. In this thesis four different algorithms are developed that can be used for intuitive interaction purposes depending on the demands and needs of different scenario applications.
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