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Are You Watching Closely? Content-based Retrieval of Hand Gestures

Mahnaz Amiri Parian, Luca Rossetto, Heiko Schuldt, Stéphane Dupont
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval  
Our experiments show the ability of I3DEF to recognize and retrieve gestures which are similar to the queries independently of the depth modality.  ...  In this paper, we explore the problem of identifying and retrieving gestures in a large-scale video dataset provided by the computer vision community and based on queries recorded in-the-wild.  ...  In this paper, we therefore present a content-based retrieval approach for videos of hand gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3372278.3390723 dblp:conf/mir/ParianRSD20 fatcat:2jsdhqhg7jazbjfdpu54zfifq4

PV-Tiles: Towards Closely-Coupled Photovoltaic and Digital Materials for Useful, Beautiful and Sustainable Interactive Surfaces

Yogesh Kumar Meena, Krishna Seunarine, Deepak Ranjan Sahoo, Simon Robinson, Jennifer Pearson, Chi Zhang, Matt Carnie, Adam Pockett, Andrew Prescott, Suzanne K. Thomas, Harrison Ka Hin Lee, Matt Jones
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
We consider potential contexts, use-cases and light gestures surfaced through co-creation workshops; and, present initial technological designs and prototypes.  ...  In this paper we introduce PV-Tiles -a novel material that closely couples photovoltaic energy harvesting and light sensing materials with digital interface components.  ...  We gratefully acknowledge the comments provided by reviewers on earlier drafts, and Ben Jones for input on potential prototype gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313831.3376368 dblp:conf/chi/MeenaSSR0ZCPPTL20 fatcat:eqyqf4g43vgbbfxl22rek5go4a

Attention to behavioral events during interaction: Two actor-observer gaps and three attempts to close them

Bertram F. Malle, Gale E. Pearce
2001 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
Implications of these results for the role of attention in attribution and interpersonal behavior are discussed.  ...  Studies 2 and 3 explore factors that might close the gaps, such as relational intimacy and empathy.  ...  Of course, the content of such reports is not solely based on on-line attentional processes. Retrieval cues, response biases, and on-the-spot inference processes may also have an impact.  ... 
doi:10.1037//0022-3514.81.2.278 pmid:11519932 fatcat:y3lsvyjq2ffqbjcz6ztnf3rqcu

Attention to behavioral events during interaction: Two actor–observer gaps and three attempts to close them

Bertram F. Malle, Gale E. Pearce
2001 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
Implications of these results for the role of attention in attribution and interpersonal behavior are discussed.  ...  Studies 2 and 3 explore factors that might close the gaps, such as relational intimacy and empathy.  ...  Of course, the content of such reports is not solely based on on-line attentional processes. Retrieval cues, response biases, and on-the-spot inference processes may also have an impact.  ... 
doi:10.1037/0022-3514.81.2.278 fatcat:cpqcxdzix5athkiqikq227j66a

"It's Natural to Grab and Pull": Retrieving Content from Large Displays Using Mid-Air Gestures

Ville Makela, Jobin James, Tuuli Keskinen, Jaakko Hakulinen, Markku Turunen
2017 IEEE pervasive computing  
Our results show that i) mid-air gestures are well suited for content retrieval scenarios and offer an impressive user experience, ii) grab-and-pull is preferred for scenarios where content is transferred  ...  To fully utilize the ubiquitous nature of mid-air gestures for this purpose, we developed SimSense, a smart space system which automatically pairs users with their mobile devices based on location data  ...  Content Retrieval Based on the findings of our previous work as well as existing gesture design guidelines, we designed two content retrieval gestures, grab-and-pull and grab-and-drop.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2017.2940966 fatcat:sgnukt2eufgazhbjzgpbczuw4m

Bridging Screen Readers and Voice Assistants for Enhanced Eyes-Free Web Search

Alexandra Vtyurina, Adam Fourney, Meredith Ringel Morris, Leah Findlater, Ryen W. White
2019 The World Wide Web Conference on - WWW '19  
We learned that virtual assistants are convenient and accessible, but lack the ability to deeply engage with content (e.g., read beyond the frst few sentences of an article), and the ability to get a quick  ...  Increasingly, these individuals also make extensive use of voice-based virtual assistants (VAs).  ...  While we hypothesized that watch-based interaction would be an asset (given that watches are always on hand), their appeal is diminished by the limitations of current form factors and hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3308558.3314136 dblp:conf/www/VtyurinaFMFW19 fatcat:wqk4zndg3jbxpprlzzearwsrcm

What can iconic gestures tell us about the language system? A case of conduction aphasia

Naomi Cocks, Lucy Dipper, Ruth Middleton, Gary Morgan
2010 International journal of language and communication disorders  
Very little is known about the semantic content of gestures produced by people with aphasia.  ...  Abstract Background: Speech and language therapists rarely analyse iconic gesture when assessing a client with aphasia, despite a growing body of research suggesting that language and gesture are part  ...  They would also like to thank Jane Marshall and Nicola Botting for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3109/13682822.2010.520813 pmid:21771218 fatcat:3aby6pwnubgrritojaugflxj2q

Facilitating Understanding of Movements in Dynamic Visualizations: an Embodied Perspective

Björn B. de Koning, Huib K. Tabbers
2011 Educational Psychology Review  
Based on embodied theories of cognition assuming that action, perception, and cognition are closely intertwined, this paper proposes that the learning effectiveness of dynamic visualizations could be enhanced  ...  Implications for the design of dynamic visualizations as well as directions for future research are presented.  ...  Children watching a videotaped lesson of a teacher that gestured during his or her explanation had a better understanding of the concepts that were taught than children watching a teacher not making gestures  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10648-011-9173-8 fatcat:pr7uykwae5ax3d4kfvfoqmmfmi

Last One over the Wall: The Massachusetts Experiment in Closing Reform Schools

Roland Chilton, Jerome G. Miller
1993 Contemporary Sociology  
On the morning of the meeting the governor called me over before hand. "Jerry, these people are very upset with things out at Shirley. I hope you can get matters under control."  ...  Instead of closing the training schools, you should have first cleaned up the mess that you created, namely your Youth Service Board.  ...  Boston Globe, "Youth Services on the Mat," February 1972. percent of the predominantly black graduates had been convicted of a felony, while 67 percent of the mostly white Lyman alumni had been.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2075782 fatcat:kt2ja5vzjbf7njaids2cedlfwy

Co-speech Gesture in Anomic Aphasia

Antje Orgassa
2005 Toegepaste taalwetenschap in artikelen  
The use of gestures during "normal" speech production is well investigated and understood.  ...  Consequently, it is questionable whether word retrieval during anomia can be prompted by nonverbal stimulation.  ...  -Gestures are idiosyncratic in nature. -Gestures are realized with one or two hands. -Gestures are functional, semantically and temporally in close relationship to speech; they can be synchronous.  ... 
doi:10.1075/ttwia.73.09org fatcat:hsrw7b7k5nggdlxe5kxgmupawu

Extension of Smartphone by Wearable Input/Output Interface with Floor Projection [chapter]

Nobuchika Sakata, Fumihiro Sato, Tomu Tominaga, Yoshinori Hijikata
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
First, WIIFP allows the user to access information without retrieving the device. Thus, information access is quick and easy in comparison with typical smartphone.  ...  Then, we illustrate utilization of WIIFP, which extends the function of smartphones describing a specific scenario. We studied the usability of the extension of smartphones by WIIFP.  ...  Jason [23] focus to Foot-based gesture. They explored the mapping of foot-based gestures to mobile device commands and interaction gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63088-5_15 fatcat:4jmczbps3rdg3ijdjhplkms3xy

Point & click mediated interactions for large home entertainment displays

Radu-Daniel Vatavu
2011 Multimedia tools and applications  
Observations from initial user studies are reported with regards to the perceived usefulness and acceptability of the proposed system.  ...  order to create, mix and manipulate media screens within the same projection-based display.  ...  [17] explored a vision-based hand tracking system in a somewhat simplified scenario above the surface of a table in order to perform whole-hand gesture-based interaction with a large display.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0698-5 fatcat:uediblcmtvdctm3bblfqpdbkje

Embodied science and mixed reality: How gesture and motion capture affect physics education

Mina C. Johnson-Glenberg, Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz
2017 Cognitive Research  
A mixed design was created using text and game-like multimedia to instruct in the content of physics.  ...  When knowledge was assessed with the Wacom tablet format that facilitated gestures, the two active gesture-based groups scored significantly higher.  ...  Content knowledge test: gesture-based Wacom version One of the research questions concerned whether knowledge gain differences would be seen using an assessment platform based on gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41235-017-0060-9 pmid:28603770 pmcid:PMC5442198 fatcat:32eckmi4r5eipjc5ynaxh3lfsm

Investigating EAP Teachers' Use and Perceptions of Gesture in General and in Corrective Feedback Episodes

Eva Kartchava, Abdizalon Mohamed
2020 The TESL Canada Journal  
After the lesson, the teachers watched extracts from their lessons to reflect on the use of gestures in general and in CF episodes specifically, and to explain the motivations and/or reasons behind their  ...  This exploratory study examined the spontaneous use of gestures occurring in general as well as the corrective behaviour of two English for academic purposes (EAP) teachers at a Canadian university.  ...  Any errors that remain are ours alone. The Authors Eva Kartchava is an associated professor of applied linguistics and TESL at Carleton University.  ... 
doi:10.18806/tesl.v37i2.1341 fatcat:37ejeyxzznd7holgqo6zqcdzca

Are you comfortable doing that?

David Ahlström, Khalad Hasan, Pourang Irani
2014 Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices & services - MobileHCI '14  
They are also sensitive and selective regarding where and in front of whom they would feel comfortable using around-device gestures.  ...  Based on our findings we present recommendations for around-device input designers and suggest new approaches for evaluating the social acceptability of novel input methods.  ...  and retrieving content in AD-space.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2628363.2628381 dblp:conf/mhci/AhlstromHI14 fatcat:kehwyykaaff4pb44m4rj6jtjq4
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