sas 15(4): e1

Research Article

Infrared dynamic hand gesture recognition based on Gabor feature and sparse representation

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/icst.mobimedia.2015.259096,
        author={Lei Shang and Zhi Liu and Haixia Zhang},
        title={Infrared dynamic hand gesture recognition based on Gabor feature and sparse representation},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Self-Adaptive Systems},
        volume={1},
        number={4},
        publisher={EAI},
        journal_a={SAS},
        year={2015},
        month={8},
        keywords={dynamic hand gesture recognition, infrared image, twofold selection, gabor feature, sparse representation classification},
        doi={10.4108/icst.mobimedia.2015.259096}
    }
    
  • Lei Shang
    Zhi Liu
    Haixia Zhang
    Year: 2015
    Infrared dynamic hand gesture recognition based on Gabor feature and sparse representation
    SAS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/icst.mobimedia.2015.259096
Lei Shang1, Zhi Liu1,*, Haixia Zhang1
  • 1: School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University
*Contact email: liuzhi@sdu.edu.cn

Abstract

Dynamic hand gesture recognition is a subject which has been investigated almost from the beginning of using terminals to interact with the computer central unit. We present a method for dynamic hand gesture recognition with image source acquired by a single IR camera. First of all, the hand images are captured by one infrared camera, which are light independent, and not be limited by skin color. Second, due to the dynamic hand gesture sets contain more than one frame, the data dimension is very large and the adjacent frames have limited difference. We use the twofold selections to choose the key frames from the gesture image sets. The Gabor feature is used to describe the locality variation. And the Sparse representation based classification (SRC) is used for recognition. Experimental results on dynamic hand gesture images with variations of rotation and translation demonstrate the good performance of our method.