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Semi-Automated Data Labeling for Activity Recognition in Pervasive Healthcare

Dagoberto Cruz-Sandoval, Jessica Beltran-Marquez, Matias Garcia-Constantino, Luis A. Gonzalez-Jasso, Jesus Favela, Irvin Hussein Lopez-Nava, Ian Cleland, Andrew Ennis, Netzahualcoyotl Hernandez-Cruz, Joseph Rafferty, Jonathan Synnott, Chris Nugent
2019 Sensors  
The first approach is based on the recognition of subtle finger gestures performed in response to a data-labeling query.  ...  Activity recognition, a key component in pervasive healthcare monitoring, relies on classification algorithms that require labeled data of individuals performing the activity of interest to train accurate  ...  Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this manuscript:  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19143035 pmid:31295850 pmcid:PMC6678972 fatcat:5mz2exceqbfezjlxjyokferfgi


Teng Han, Khalad Hasan, Keisuke Nakamura, Randy Gomez, Pourang Irani
2017 Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology - UIST '17  
hands.  ...  Via a series of user studies, we validate SoundCraft's localization and classification capabilities in non-noisy and noisy environments.  ...  SoundCraft leverages microphone array techniques on the smartwatch to detect and localize audible sounds associated with hand input.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3126594.3126612 dblp:conf/uist/HanHNGI17 fatcat:jkfewa3f5zgqbhaeompo4qfct4

Learned vocal and breathing behavior in an enculturated gorilla

Marcus Perlman, Nathaniel Clark
2015 Animal Cognition  
Each of these behaviors is performed in the context of particular manual action routines and gestures.  ...  Ethical standard All applicable national guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed.  ...  She also sometimes used other gestures like perpendicular hands, bringing her two palms together and her thumbs to her mouth, and overlapping hands, placing one hand on top of the other and bringing her  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10071-015-0889-6 pmid:26139343 fatcat:uz6ertbqhjbytb4rh4zvjp2ynq

A Survey on Human Behavior Recognition Using Smartphone-based Ultrasonic Signal

Zhengjie Wang, Yushan Hou, Kangkang Jiang, Chengming Zhang, Wenwen Dou, Zehua Huang, Yinjing Guo
2019 IEEE Access  
Afterward, according to the purpose of these applications, we classify them into five groups and compare them in detail including hand gesture recognition, activity recognition, hand trajectory tracking  ...  In this paper, we first review the common behavior recognition techniques including light, video, sound, and frequency radio and outline their main characteristics.  ...  We consider two types of acoustic signals: audible sound and ultrasound. The former can be used to sense environment sound, extract sound features, and identify human actions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2931088 fatcat:ajuq6a4cr5coxjxfompyd5xnpe

The gestural repertoire of the wild chimpanzee

Catherine Hobaiter, Richard W. Byrne
2011 Animal Cognition  
No idiosyncratic usages were found, i.e. no gesture type was used only by one individual.  ...  Over 266 days of observation, we recorded 4,397 cases of intentional gesture use in the Sonso community, Budongo, Uganda.  ...  to work at the site and to use data from the project records.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10071-011-0409-2 pmid:21533821 fatcat:h7fvupykdzd7nk2ecedjrjy57y


Davide Rocchesso, Davide A. Mauro, Stefano Delle Monache
2016 Proceedings of the TEI '16: Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction - TEI '16  
Vocalizations are classified and interpreted as instances of sound models, which the user can play with by vocal and gestural control.  ...  Sound models can be selected by vocal imitations that are automatically classified, and each model is mapped to vocal and gestural features for real-time control.  ...  using manual gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2839462.2839467 dblp:conf/tei/RocchessoMM16 fatcat:kutwnb33c5dg3ldhou7oj4b2na

Use of gesture sequences in captive chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) play

Maureen S. McCarthy, Mary Lee Abshire Jensvold, Deborah H. Fouts
2012 Animal Cognition  
They rarely used visual gestures toward inattentive recipients. Auditory/tactile gestures were effective with and used with both attentive and inattentive recipients.  ...  We hypothesized that chimpanzees would use visual gestures toward attentive recipients and auditory/tactile gestures toward inattentive recipients.  ...  For assistance with video archive use, we thank Jason Wallin. We also thank Stephen Lea, Catherine Hobaiter, and one anonymous reviewer for helpful comments on an earlier draft of our manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10071-012-0587-6 pmid:23263709 fatcat:fquhd77tkrc2nlbcgvjzgexs7a

Arabic Sign Language Recognition an Image-Based Approach

M. Mohandes, S.I. Quadri, M. Deriche
2007 21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (AINAW'07)  
Third process is the hand gesture recognition.  ...  In this proposed system, a well trained computer system is used to recognize static hand gestures representing linguistic words.  ...  Sign Language is a non verbal method of communication in which gestures are made using hands.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ainaw.2007.98 dblp:conf/aina/MohandesQD07 fatcat:c5w3doicgvhhhmv3ucffvxiukm

Sonic Gestures As Input In Human-Computer Interaction: Towards A Systematic Approach

Antti Jylhä
2011 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
For example hand claps, finger snaps, whistling, all vocal sounds, and body tap sounds can be considered emptyhanded gestures, even if hands can be used in their production.  ...  For example, it has been shown that different hand configurations in clapping result in audibly different sounds and that it is possible by machine learning techniques to also differentiate between these  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.849989 fatcat:np4vspby5rchri637jxbcnw7ny

Augmenting touch interaction through acoustic sensing

Pedro Lopes, Ricardo Jota, Joaquim A. Jorge
2011 Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces - ITS '11  
Our contribution is the integration of touch and sound to expand the input language of surface interaction.  ...  IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS Acoustic cues require the use of microphones to capture the sound signature of gestures.  ...  This evidence supports our vision to provide a richer input language, by augmenting gesture classification with impact intensity and timbre plus location and shape.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2076354.2076364 dblp:conf/tabletop/LopesJJ11 fatcat:alcut6scsjbxnf2dmcscscn3ce

From Vocal Sketching to Sound Models by Means of a Sound-Based Musical Transcription System

Claudio Panariello, Mattias Sköld, Emma Frid, Roberto Bresin
2019 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
This project was funded by Grant 2017-03979 from the Swedish Research Council and by NordForsk's Nordic University Hub "Nordic Sound and Music Computing Network -NordicSMC", project number 86892.  ...  SONAO aims to improve the comprehensibility of robot non-verbal communication (NVC) through an increased clarity of robot expressive gestures and non-verbal sounds.  ...  For the frustrated and relaxed gestures in Scenario 1 and 2, he also mentioned that the hands should be emphasized.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3249298 fatcat:fopyo55i4ngcjbtbar2h4cmn2m

Bowing Gestures Classification in Violin Performance: A Machine Learning Approach

David Dalmazzo, Rafael Ramírez
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
Gestures in music are of paramount importance partly because they are directly linked to musicians' sound and expressiveness.  ...  We present a machine learning approach to automatic violin bow gesture classification based on Hierarchical Hidden Markov Models (HHMM) and motion data.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Madeleine Mitchel from the Royal College of Music, London, for her willingness to participate in the recordings of the data used in the study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00344 pmid:30886595 pmcid:PMC6409498 fatcat:4fgo2ldjunhhzkwtaat2whytle

Speech through the Ear, the Eye, the Mouth and the Hand [chapter]

Marion Dohen
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It then analyses some aspects of hand-mouth coordination in spoken communication.  ...  This study also confirms that the coordination is rather between the hand and the articulatory gestures than between the hand and the sound.  ...  On the other hand, theories of gestural origins of language argue that the hand was used for communication before the mouth.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00525-1_2 fatcat:iefqescb7nfwvivx2sn5o4r5oa

Play-solicitation gestures in chimpanzees in the wild: flexible adjustment to social circumstances and individual matrices

Marlen Fröhlich, Roman M. Wittig, Simone Pika
2016 Royal Society Open Science  
Our results demonstrated that the usage of (i) audible and visual gestures increased significantly with infant age, (ii) tactile gestures differed between the sexes, and (iii) audible and visual gestures  ...  Object-associated and self-handicapping gestures were frequently used to initiate play with same-aged and younger play partners, respectively.  ...  Signals were clustered into three categories: audible (signals generate a sound while being performed, e.g. SLAP GROUND), tactile (signals include physical contact with the recipient, e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsos.160278 pmid:27853603 pmcid:PMC5108953 fatcat:jygekipqrnbo3axg6sedaftkju

Types of Para Action in Language and Research on Nonverbal Elements in Linguistics

Saule Magzhan, Gulimzhan Zhylkybay, Zhanar Suinzhanova, Pakizat Adiyeva
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Even there are some cases that only nonverbal elements are sufficient to express communicant's thought, that is expressing speaker's thought with the help of gestures and facial expressions is particular  ...  The following tasks to achieve the aim are: a) to make classification of paralinguistic; b) to define the function of prosodic, proxemics and kinesics means in communication; c) to determine stylistic  ...  Along with the theoretical basics, here is given a practical classification of gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.449 fatcat:2wvzbx6lqjbzzgonovdqnvxsqm
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