A GESTURE RECOGNITION REVIEW

STATIC POSTURE CLASSIFICATION


1995
William T. Freeman and Craig D. Weissman
Television control by hand gestures, gzipped postscript
Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, Massachussets
IEEE Workshop on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Zurich, June 1995

Francis Quek
Toward a Vision-Based Hand Gesture Interface, zipped postscript
Vision Interfaces and Systems Laboratory (VISLab),
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Proceedings of the Virtual Reality System Technology Conference, pp.17-29, August 23-26, 1994, Singapore.

1995
William T. Freeman and Michal Roth
Orientation Histograms for Hand Gesture Recognition, gzipped postscript
Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab, Cambridge, MA
IEEE International Workshop on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Zurich, June 1995

1996
Jochen Triesch and Christoph von der Malsburg
Robust Hand Posture Classification against Complex Backgrounds, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer Science and Section for Neurobiology, University of Southern California and Institut fur Neuroinformatik,
Ruhr-Universitat, Bochum
2nd International Conference on Face and Gesture Recognition 96, Killington, Vermont

DYNAMIC GESTURE RECOGNITION
July 1993
Richard Watson
A Survey of Gesture Recognition Tecniques, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer Science, Trinity College, Dublin, TCD-CS-93-11

1993
Trevor Darrell and Alex Pentland
Space-Time Gestures
MIT Medialab
CVPR93

1997
Aaron F. Bobick and Y. A. Ivanov
Action Recognition using Probabilistic Parsing, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-449
CVPR98

1997
David Becker
A Real-time Recognition, Feedback and Training System for T’ai Chi Gestures, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-426

1996
Aaron F. Bobick, Andrew D. Wilson and Justine Cassell
Recovering the Temporal Structure of Natural Gesture, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group & Gesture and Narrative Language Group, TR-388
FG96, Second International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition,
October 96


December 1995
Trevor J. Darrell, Irfan A. Essa, Alex Pentland
Task-specific Gesture Analysis in Real-Time using Interpolated Views, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-364
PAMI Transactions

1993
James Davis and Mubarak Shah
Recognizing Hand Gestures, zipped postscript
Computer Vision Lab, University of Central Florida, Vision and Modeling Group at Medialab, MIT
ECCV94

1993
James Davis and Mubarak Shah
Visual Gesture Recognition, zipped postscript
Computer Vision Lab, University of Central Florida, Technical Report CS-TR-93-11;
Vision and Modeling Group at Medialab, MIT
Vision, Image and Signal Processing, April 1994

1997
Jerome Martin and James L. Crowley
An Appearance-Based Approach to Gesture-Recognition, gzipped postscript
GRAVIR-IMAG, Grenoble
9th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, ICIAP97, Florence, September 1997

N. Yanghee and W. Kwangyun
Recognition of hand gestures with 3D, nonlinear arm movement
Pattern Recognition, PP. 105-113

T. Ahmad, C.J. Taylor, A. Lanitis and T. F. Cootes
Tracking and Recognising hand gestures, using statistical shape models
Pattern Recognition, PP. 345-352

1995
Arun Katkere
Gesture Recognition
Visual Computing Laboratory, University of California, San Diego

1994
Alan Daniel Wexelblat (e-mail)
A Feature-Based Approach to Continuous-Gesture Analysis, gzipped postscript
MIT Medialab, Thesis

1997
Aaron F. Bobick, Andrew D. Wilson and Justine Cassell
Temporal classification of natural gesture and application to video coding, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group & Gesture and Narrative Language Group
CVPR97
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION
1996
Thad Starner and Alex Pentland
Real-Time American Sign Language Recognition from Video Using Hidden Markov Models, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-375
ISCV95

1993
Gregory B. Newby
Gesture Recognition Using Statistical Similarity, text file
School of Computing Sciences, De Montfort University, Hammerwood Gate, Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, UK.

1996
Yuntao Cui and John J. Weng
Learning-Based Hand Sign Recognition Using SHOSLIF-M, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer Science, Michigan State University

1996
Henrik Birk and Thomas Baltzer Moeslund
Recognizing Gestures From The Hand Alphabet Using Principal Component Analysis, zipped postscript
Technical Report, Laboratory of Image Analysis (LIA), Moeslund Aalborg University, Danmark

1997
Christian Vogler and Dimitris Metaxas
Adapting Hidden Markov Models for ASL recognition by using three-dimensional computer vision methods, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Orlando, October 1997

1997
Christian Vogler and Dimitris Metaxas
ALS recognition based on a coupling between HMMs and 3D motion analysis, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ICCV98, Bombay, January 1998

1996
Annalies Braffort
A gesture recognition architecture for sign language
LIMSI/CNRS, Le Département Communication Homme-Machine (French)
ASSETS'96, ACM, Vancouver (Ca).

1993
L. S. Messing (e-mail), R. Erenshteyn, R. Foulds, S. Galuska and G. Stern
American Sign Language Computer Recognition: its present and its promise, HTML paper
The Gesture Lab, Center for Applied Science and Engineering in Rehabilitation, University of Delaware


HAND AND BODY TRACKING
December 1993
James M. Rehg and Takeo Kanade
DigitEyes: Vision-Based Human Hand Tracking, postscript
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, CMU-CS-93-220
ECCV94, Stockolm, May 1994

December 1994
James M. Rehg and Takeo Kanade
Visual Tracking of Self-Occluding Articulated Objects, postscript
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, CMU-CS-94-224
ICCV95, Boston, June 1995

1995
Jintae Lee and Tosiyasu L. Kunii
Model-Based Analysis of Hand Posture, gzipped tar postscript
Department of Computer Hardware and Computer Software, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan, TR 95-2-002

1996
D. M. Gavrila and L. S. Davis
Tracking of humans in action: a 3D model-based approach, zipped postscript
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland
ARPA Image Understanding Workhop, Palm Springs, February 1996

1996
Tony Heap and David Hogg
3D Deformable Hand Models
School of Computer Studies, University of Leeds, UK
Gesture Workshop, York, UK, March 1996

1996
Tony Heap and David Hogg
Toward 3D Hand Tracking using a Deformable Model
School of Computer Studies, University of Leeds, UK
FG96, 2nd International Conference on Face and Gesture Recognition 96, Killington, Vermont, October 1996

1995
Lee W. Campbell and Aaron Bobick
Recognition of Human Body Motion Using Phase Space Constraints, zipped postscript
MIT Medialab, Perceptual Computing Group
ICCV95

1995
D.M. Gavrila and L.S. Davis
Towards 3-D model-based tracking and recognition of human movement: a multi-view approach, zipped postscript
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, CfAR, University of Maryland
International Workshop on Face and Gesture Recognition, Zurich, June 1995,
PP. 272-277


1995
D.M. Gavrila and L.S. Davis
3-D Model-based Tracking of Human Upper Body Movement: a Multi-View Approach, zipped postscript
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, CfAR, University of Maryland
International Symposium on Computer Vision, November 1995, PP. 253-258

1997
Christoph Bregler
Learning and Recognizing Human Dynamics in Video Sequences, gzipped postscript
Computer Science Division, EECS Department, University of California at Berkeley
CVPR97, IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

1995
Luis Goncalves, Enrico Di Bernardo, Enrico Ursella, Pietro Perona
Monocular Tracking of the Human Arm in 3D, zipped postscript
Computational Vision Laboratory, Caltech Vision Group
ICCV95, 5th International Conference on Computer Vision

1996
Luis Goncalves (e-mail)
Monocular Tracking of the Human Arm in 3D: Real Time Implementation and Experiments, zipped postscript
Computational Vision Laboratory, Caltech Vision Group
ICPR96

HIDDEN MARKOV MODELS
1995
Aaron F. Bobick, Andrew D. Wilson
A State-Based Approach to the Representation and Recognition of Gesture
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group
PAMI Transactions

November 1995
Aaron F. Bobick, Andrew D. Wilson
Learning Visual Behavior for Gesture Analysis, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-337
IEEE Symposium on Computer Vision, November 1995

1997
Aaron F. Bobick, Andrew D. Wilson
Recognition and Interpretation of Parametric Gesture, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-421
ICCV98

Rung-Huei Liang and Ming Ouhyoung
A Sign Language Recognition System Using Hidden Markov Model and Context Sensitive Search, gzipped postscript
Communication and Multimedia Laboratory, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University

1996
Cristopher Lee and Yangsheng Xu
Online, Interactive Learning of Gestures for Human/Robot Interfaces, gzipped postscript
The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, 1996

1996
Hirotaka Mitsui, Mark Billinghurst (e-mail)
Hand Motion Gesture Recognition System, HTML paper
Human Interface Technology Lab, Washington University

1997
Tetsunori Kobayashi, Sataoshi Haruyama
Partly Hidden Markov Model and its Application to Gesture Recognition
Perceptual Computing Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
IEEE Proceedings of ICASSP97, Vol. VI, PP. 3081-84, April 1997

1996
N. Takeshi, Sataoshi Haruyama, Tetsunori Kobayashi
Gesture Recognition Using Hidden Markov Models
Perceptual Computing Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
Technical Report of IECIE, PRMU96-8, 53-59 (1996.5)

1996
Trevor Darrell and Alex Pentland
Active Gesture Recognition using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Perceptual Computing Group, TR-367

1997
Fabio Cuzzolin (e-mail), Andrea Sorrentino and Ruggero Frezza
Using Hidden Markov Models and Dynamic Size Functions for Gesture Recognition, HTML paper
Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Padova
BMVC97, 8th British Machine Vision Conference, University of Essex, September 1997

NEURAL NETWORKS
February 1994
Klaus Boehm, Wolfgang Broll, Michael Sokolewicz
Dynamic Gesture Recognition Using Neural Networks: A Fundamental for Advanced Interaction Construction, gzipped postscript
ZGDV (Computer Graphics Center), Darmstadt, Germany
SPIE Conference Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, California, February 1994

1996
E. Littmann (e-mail) and A. Drees (e-mail), H. Ritter (e-mail)
Robot Guidance by Human Pointing Gestures, gzipped postscript
Ulm University and Bielefeld University, Germany

1996
E. Littmann (e-mail) and A. Drees (e-mail), H. Ritter (e-mail)
Visual Gesture Recognition by a Modular Neural System, gzipped postscript
Ulm University and Bielefeld University, Germany

1993
F. K. H. Quek, T. Mysliwiec and M Zhao
FingerMouse: A Freehand Pointing Interface, HTML paper
Vision Interfaces and Systems Laboratory (VISLab), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
University of Illinois at Chicago
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 1993, PP. 372-77

1996
H. Hienz (e-mail), K. Grobel and G. Beckers
Video-based handshape recognition using Artificial Neural Networks, HTML abstract
University of Aachen, Germany
4th European Congress on Intelligent Tecniques and Soft Computing, Aachen, September 1996, PP. 1659-63

1996
H. Hienz (e-mail) and K. Grobel
Fuzzy video-based handshape recognition, HTML abstract
University of Aachen, Germany
ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Philadelphia, February 1996, PP. 614-18

John R. Kender
Visual Interpretation of Gestures, HTML paper
Computer Science Department, Columbia University

VIRTUAL REALITY
1995
Sidney Fels and Geoffrey Hinton
Glove-TalkII: An Adaptive Gesture-to-Formant Interface, HTML paper
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
CHI95

1993
Minh Tue Vo and Alex Waibel
A Multi-Modal Human-Computer Interface: Combination of Gesture an Speech Recognition, HTML paper
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
InterCHI 1993, Amsterdam, April 1993

Rung-Huei Liang and Ming Ouhyoung
A Real-Time Continous Alphabetic Sign Language to Speech Conversion VR System, gzipped postscript
Communication and Multimedia Laboratory, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University

1995
Arun Katkere
ROBOGEST: Prototype Implementation, HTML paper
Visual Computing Laboratory, University of California, San Diego
CVPR97

1996
R. E. Kahn (e-mail), M. J. Swain (e-mail), P. Prokopowicz (e-mail) and R. J. Firby (e-mail)
Gesture Recognition Using the Perseus Architecture, postscript
Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago
CVPR96

SHAPE REPRESENTATION
1996
Lee W. Campbell, David A. Becker, Ali Azerbayejani, Aaron F. Bobick and Alex Pentland
Invariant features for 3-D gesture recognition, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-369

1995
Claudio Uras and Alessandro Verri
Computing Size Functions from Edge Maps
Department of Physics, University of Genova
International Journal of Computer Vision

Dimitris Metaxas, Eunyoung Koh and Norman I. Badler
Multi-Level Shape Representation Using Global Deformations and Locally Adaptive Finite Elements
Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
International Journal of Computer Vision, PP. 49-61

1994
Konstantin Y. Kupeev and Haim J. Wolfson
On Shape Similarity, zipped postscript
Computer Science Department, Tel Aviv University

1996
Konstantin Y. Kupeev and Haim J. Wolfson
A new method of estimating shape similarity, gzipped postscript
Computer Science Department, Tel Aviv University
Pattern Recognition Letters, 17(8):873-887, July 1996

1994
A. M. Baumberg and D.C. Hogg
An Efficient Method for Contour Tracking Using Active Shape Models, zipped postscript
Technical Report 94.11, School of Computer Science, University of Leeds

1993
A. M. Baumberg and D.C. Hogg
Learning Flexible Models from Image Sequences, zipped postscript
Technical Report 93.36, School of Computer Science, University of Leeds

1993
X. Shen and D.C. Hogg
Shape Models from Image Sequences, zipped postscript
Technical Report 93.37, School of Computer Science, University of Leeds

1994
R. T. Chin and K. F. Lai
On Classifying Deformable Contours Using the Generalized Active Contour Model, zipped postscript
Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin and
Computer Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Proceedings of the International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision, 1994

1994
K. F. Lai
Deformable Contours: Modeling, Extraction, Detection and Classification, zipped postscript
PhD Thesis, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin

HAND AND OBJECT DETECTION
June 1995
Baback Moghaddam and Alex Pentland
Probabilistic Visual Learning for Object Detection, zipped postscript, HTML abstract
MIT Medialab, Vision and Modeling Group, TR-326
PAMI Transactions, 5th ICCV95

1996
Yuntao Cui and John J. Weng
Hand Segmentation Using Learning-Based Prediction and Verification for Hand Sign Recognition, gzipped postscript
Department of Computer Science, Michigan State University
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