Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences

Kenichi Nirei, Hideo Saito, Masaaki Mochimaru, Shinji Ozawa

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Abstract

Sensing of human hand motion is very important for a variety of applications, such as CG animation and athletic performance measurement. Tracking a hand is difficult because the hand has high degree of freedom articulated mechanisms. This paper presents a 3-D model-based hand tracking method which is robust to occlusions and local minima. Tracking is performed minimizing estimation error of an optical flow and maximizing the overlap between a projected model and a silhouette image. We employ stochastic optimization to solve them, which are generally difficult. We present experimental results on tracking from synthetic and real image sequences.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)
Editors Anon
PublisherIEEE
Pages297-302
Number of pages6
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 1996
EventProceedings of the 1996 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation, IECON. Part 3 (of 3) - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 1996 Aug 51996 Aug 10

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1996 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation, IECON. Part 3 (of 3)
CityTaipei, Taiwan
Period96/8/596/8/10

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Binoculars
End effectors
Optical flows
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Animation
Error analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Nirei, K., Saito, H., Mochimaru, M., & Ozawa, S. (1996). Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences. In Anon (Ed.), IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) (Vol. 1, pp. 297-302). IEEE.

Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences. / Nirei, Kenichi; Saito, Hideo; Mochimaru, Masaaki; Ozawa, Shinji.

IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference). ed. / Anon. Vol. 1 IEEE, 1996. p. 297-302.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nirei, K, Saito, H, Mochimaru, M & Ozawa, S 1996, Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences. in Anon (ed.), IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference). vol. 1, IEEE, pp. 297-302, Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation, IECON. Part 3 (of 3), Taipei, Taiwan, 96/8/5.
Nirei K, Saito H, Mochimaru M, Ozawa S. Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences. In Anon, editor, IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference). Vol. 1. IEEE. 1996. p. 297-302
Nirei, Kenichi ; Saito, Hideo ; Mochimaru, Masaaki ; Ozawa, Shinji. / Human hand tracking from binocular image sequences. IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference). editor / Anon. Vol. 1 IEEE, 1996. pp. 297-302
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