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Real-Time Energy Efficient Hand Pose Estimation: A Case Study

Mhd Rashed Al Koutayni, Vladimir Rybalkin, Jameel Malik, Ahmed Elhayek, Christian Weis, Gerd Reis, Norbert Wehn, Didier Stricker
2020 Sensors  
The goal of this work is to provide an energy efficient solution for an existing depth camera based hand pose estimation algorithm.  ...  Virtual reality (VR) headset, shadow dexterous hand and in-air signature verification are a few examples of applications that require to track the hand movements in real-time.  ...  Conclusions Real-time, energy efficient 3D hand pose estimation is becoming important in many research fields, especially human machine interaction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20102828 pmid:32429341 fatcat:gdlezmkdirfspeqvwb6k4fc27m

Real-Time Human Pose Estimation: A Case Study in Algorithm Design for Smart Camera Networks

Chen Wu, H. Aghajan
2008 Proceedings of the IEEE  
In this paper, collaborative processing and data fusion techniques in a multicamera setting are examined in the context of human pose estimation.  ...  A network of cameras can enable detection and interpretation of human events by utilizing multiple views and collaborative processing.  ...  REAL-TIME POSE ESTIMATION: A SYSTEM DESIGN CASE STUDY A major challenge of algorithm design for a smart camera network is the balance between hardware capabilities and algorithm complexity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2008.928766 fatcat:7otqil5idjfp5fl77md7pib45u

Validation of the Measurement Characteristics in an Instrument for Power Quality Estimation—A Case Study

Romuald Masnicki
2017 Energies  
An acceptable quality of electrical energy is seen today as an important component of ecology. Several instruments for estimating the quality of electrical power have been elaborated.  ...  In this paper, the basic features of an "estimator/analyzer" (E/A) instrument, as well as the calibration methods of the instrument, the verification of its measurement algorithms, and also the obtained  ...  A case study-based consideration concerning the performed calibration procedures of the E/A is presented, along with the obtained exemplary results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10040536 fatcat:2jny4h3hrvci7pohltnavdfbfa

Methodology for Estimating the Effect of Traffic Flow Management on Fuel Consumption and CO2 Production: A Case Study of Celje, Slovenia

Borut Jereb, Ondrej Stopka, Tomáš Skrúcaný
2021 Energies  
This study represents a mosaic fragment of research addressing endeavors to reduce CO2 production in urban transport.  ...  The particular research study was undertaken in a frequented junction in the city of Celje, located in the eastern part of Slovenia.  ...  Case Study The research study was carried out in Celje, the 3rd largest city in Slovenia, with about 40,000 residents ( Figure 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14061673 fatcat:vywxsbtj5vggpd5q5pw7kqkhou

Estimating the Capacity Value of Concentrating Solar Power Plants: A Case Study of the Southwestern United States

Seyed Hossein Madaeni, Ramteen Sioshansi, Paul Denholm
2012 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
We estimate the capacity value of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants without thermal energy storage in the southwestern U.S.  ...  We also examine the sensitivity of the capacity value of CSP to a number of factors and show that capacity factor-based methods can provide reasonable approximations of reliability-based estimates.  ...  Milligan, A. Green, W. Short, R. Newmark, A. Sorooshian, A. Conejo, the associate editor, and seven anonymous reviewers for helpful discussions and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2011.2179071 fatcat:jn5visp47nh43n6jzxr5rb5idu

A Case Study in Corporate E-Learning

Amy Wong, Karin Sixl-Daniell
2015 International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning  
This case study introduces a corporate e-learning initiative in an India-based multinational company in the IT sector.  ...  The company provides consulting, enterprise, and telecom solutions across various industries such as banking and finance, energy and utilities, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, public sector  ...  Given the estimate that half of the job skills and knowledge currently in use will be obsolete in three to five years' time [6] , e-learning can be an efficient and effective way to update and enhance  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijac.v8i1.4438 fatcat:cp7ganz3o5emrlkuzpomxi2m4m

A case study for petascale applications in astrophysics

C. D. Ott, E. Schnetter, G. Allen, E. Seidel, J. Tao, B. Zink
2008 Proceedings of the 15th ACM Mardi Gras conference on From lightweight mash-ups to lambda grids: Understanding the spectrum of distributed computing requirements, applications, tools, infrastructures, interoperability, and the incremental adoption of key capabilities - MG '08  
Here we present a pragmatic case study, focussing on the simulation of gamma-ray bursts as a science driver for petascale computing.  ...  study by sheer lack of CPU power and appropriate codes.  ...  C.D.O. acknowledges support through a Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics postdoctoral fellowship, sub-award no. 61-5292UA of NFS award no. 86-6004791.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1341811.1341831 dblp:conf/mg/OttSASTZ08 fatcat:kw37h3li7zfrxnqqfqappdezmi

A case study

Gergely Acs, Claude Castelluccia
2014 Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining - KDD '14  
While the benefits provided by these datasets are indisputable, they unfortunately pose a considerable threat to location privacy.  ...  Our main goal with this case study is to show that, even with large dimensional sensitive data, differential privacy can provide practical utility with meaningful privacy guarantee, if the anonymization  ...  Although the minimum vertex cover problem is NP-hard in general, our covering problem belongs to the special cases which can be efficiently solved.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2623330.2623361 dblp:conf/kdd/AcsC14 fatcat:v7gurubcnbdg7f2i2i6tzi24la

Estimation of Pollutants' Emission Rates and Associated Impact on Local Air Quality: A Case Study of Cottage Industry in Ibadan Metropolis

H.A. Salami, J.O. Adegite, H.I. Olalekan, M.O. Ahmed
2021 Nigerian Journal of Technology  
In the study area, the energy consumption pattern was reported and the emission rates of associated gaseous pollutants were observed to range from 0.22 to 85500 kg/day.  ...  To combat this negative trend, regular documentation of the emission rates and concentrations of the various air pollutants has been identified as a suitable means of designing a sound mitigation approach  ...  However, due to certain degree of subjectivity in the methods employed, the establishment of air quality monitoring stations that measure real-time data will surely provide cost-efficient and more objective  ... 
doi:10.4314/njt.v40i1.19 fatcat:imsexrwaojajve4aw6q64l2duy

Multi-Collocation-Based Estimation of Wave Climate in a Non-Tidal Bay: The Case Study of Bagnoli-Coroglio Bay (Tyrrhenian Sea)

Pasquale Contestabile, Fabio Conversano, Luca Centurioni, Umberto Mario Golia, Luigi Musco, Roberto Danovaro, Diego Vicinanza
2020 Water  
a more detailed calibration to a short time series of a GPS-buoy installed in the study area (second step).  ...  Illustrated through a case study in the Bagnoli-Coroglio Bay (central Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy), a multi-comparison between numerical data and direct measurements have been carried out.  ...  A special thanks is addressed to Augusto Passerelli (SZN), Enrico Di Lauro and Vincenzo Ferrante (University of Campania) for actively supporting the field campaign, the pre-treatment of data and the set-up  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12071936 fatcat:giwaweqjh5bwzgbppuv5rushru

Antineutrino reactor safeguards - a case study [article]

Eric Christensen and Patrick Huber and Patrick Jaffke
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we conduct, for the first time, a case study of the application of antineutrino safeguards to a real-world scenario - the North Korean nuclear crisis in 1994.  ...  This type of safeguards does not rely on the continuity of knowledge and provides information about core inventory and power status in real-time.  ...  Department of Energy under contract DE-SC0003915 and  ... 
arXiv:1312.1959v2 fatcat:5n35iagi2rfgpiy4zfreydjkfi

Developing a Modern Greenhouse Scientific Research Facility—A Case Study

Davor Cafuta, Ivica Dodig, Ivan Cesar, Tin Kramberger
2021 Sensors  
The objective is to create a self-sufficient greenhouse with sensors, cloud connectivity, and artificial intelligence for real-time data processing and decision making.  ...  Furthermore, we propose a methodology for replacing sensor data knowledge with artificial intelligence for plant health estimation.  ...  Acknowledgments: This paper is a part of the Project Urtica-BioFuture. The authors would like to thank all project participants for their cooperation and support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21082575 pmid:33916901 fatcat:finf6l4cv5acnhxza7knao5bjq

A Bounded Measure for Estimating the Benefit of Visualization (Part II): Case Studies and Empirical Evaluation

Min Chen, Alfie Abdul-Rahman, Deborah Silver, Mateu Sbert
2022 Entropy  
In this Part II, we describe two groups of case studies for evaluating the remaining six candidate measures empirically.  ...  The real world data about visualization provides practical evidence for evaluating the usability and intuitiveness of the candidate measures.  ...  Although an accurate Q may be difficult to obtain, one can estimate it in a synthetic or real-world case study, which will be demonstrated in the next two sections.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e24020282 pmid:35205574 pmcid:PMC8871169 fatcat:tpwxzl3bzzgntflwxlqlfbpgxa

Active inference and robot control: a case study

Léo Pio-Lopez, Ange Nizard, Karl Friston, Giovanni Pezzulo
2016 Journal of the Royal Society Interface  
Here, we discuss a proof-of-principle implementation of the active inference scheme for the control or the 7-DoF arm of a (simulated) PR2 robot.  ...  Active inference is a general framework for perception and action that is gaining prominence in computational and systems neuroscience but is less known outside these fields.  ...  Indeed, our reaching task does not pose strong demands on the estimation of hidden causes for accurate control; the situation may be different if one requires, for example, to estimate the pose of a to-be-grasped  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsif.2016.0616 pmid:27683002 pmcid:PMC5046960 fatcat:abrywa7iijes5ihprd3rrvj27e

Hamiltonian tomography of dissipative systems under limited access: A biomimetic case study [article]

Koji Maruyama, Daniel Burgarth, Akihito Ishizaki, K. Birgitta Whaley, Takeji Takui
2011 arXiv   pre-print
For open quantum systems, the fact that injected signals are likely to decay before they accumulate sufficient information for parameter estimation poses additional challenges.  ...  The identification of parameters in the Hamiltonian that describes complex many-body quantum systems is generally a very hard task.  ...  Due the arbitrariness of the global phase, we can choose all E j |1 to be real and positive. Detailed discussion of the factors determining the efficiency of the Fourier transform are discussed in Ref  ... 
arXiv:1111.1062v2 fatcat:gwg2zrx3xnax5lqd6efgtmveze
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