Gesture Recognition Using the XWand

Daniel H. Wilson and Andy Wilson
tech. report CMU-RI-TR-04-57, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2004


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Abstract
The XWand is a wireless UI device that enables styles of natural interaction with intelligent environments. The XWand system exploits human intuition, allowing control of everyday objects through pointing and gesturing. We describe the hardware device and then examine several approaches to gesture recognition. We discuss results from experiments using a linear time warping method, a dynamic time warping (DTW) method, and a hidden Markov model-based method (HMM).

Keywords
gesture recognition, HMM, dynamic time warping

Notes
Sponsor: NSF
Grant ID: 0312991
Note: Joint work with Andy Wilson from Microsoft Research

Text Reference
Daniel H. Wilson and Andy Wilson, "Gesture Recognition Using the XWand," tech. report CMU-RI-TR-04-57, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2004

BibTeX Reference
@techreport{Wilson_2004_4673,
   author = "Daniel H Wilson and Andy Wilson",
   title = "Gesture Recognition Using the XWand",
   booktitle = "",
   institution = "Robotics Institute",
   month = "May",
   year = "2004",
   number= "CMU-RI-TR-04-57",
   address= "Pittsburgh, PA",
   Notes = "Joint work with Andy Wilson from Microsoft Research"
}