Publisher : The Korean Institute of Information and Commucation Engineering
DOI : 10.6109/jkiice.2015.19.12.2956
Title & Authors
Finger-Gesture Recognition Using Concentric-Circle Tracing Algorithm Hwang, Dong-Hyun; Jang, Kyung-Sik;
In this paper, we propose a novel algorithm, Concentric-Circle Tracing algorithm, which recognizes finger`s shape and counts the number of fingers of hand using low-cost web-camera. We improve algorithm`s usability by using low-price web-camera and also enhance user`s comfortability by not using a additional marker or sensor. As well as counting the number of fingers, it is possible to extract finger`s shape information whether finger is straight or folded, efficiently. The experimental result shows that the finger gesture can be recognized with an average accuracy of 95.48%. It is confirmed that the hand-gesture is an useful method for HCI input and remote control command.
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