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Segmenting hands of arbitrary color

Xiaojin Zhu, Jie Yang, A. Waibel
Proceedings Fourth IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (Cat. No. PR00580)  
Our method is capable of segmenting hands of arbitrary color in a complex scene.  ...  Color has been widely used for hand segmentation. However, many approaches rely on predefined skin color models.  ...  The proposed method is capable of segmenting hands of arbitrary color in a complex scene. Another contribution of this paper is the study of upper bound performance for color-based hand segmentation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/afgr.2000.840673 dblp:conf/fgr/ZhuYW00 fatcat:23e5evehh5f6boqs6lrh47zqim

Hand Gesture Recognition with Generalized Hough Transform and DC-CNN Using Realsense

Bo Liao, Jing Li, Zhaojie Ju, Gaoxiang Ouyang
2018 2018 Eighth International Conference on Information Science and Technology (ICIST)  
in order to segment hand from a complex background in color images using the depth information.  ...  With the development of depth cameras, color images combined with depth images can provide richer information for hand gesture recognition.  ...  As the human's hand has many degrees of freedom, it is typically an object with arbitrary shapes. Therefore, we use GHT to detect and segment the hand in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icist.2018.8426125 fatcat:mxiweyuy6zgxxhpmx3ziyyzxpm

Self-Attention-Masking Semantic Decomposition and Segmentation for Facial Attribute Manipulation

Xuan Xia, Fengqi Yu, Nan Li, Yansong Qu, Jiajia Zhang, Chengguang Zhu
2020 IEEE Access  
skin color Gender swap + Arbitrary hair color Older + Arbitrary hair color Arbitrary hair color Arbitrary eyeglasses color Arbitrary skin color Gender swap + Arbitrary hair color  ...  Older + Arbitrary hair color Age mask FIGURE 1.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2974239 fatcat:pus6nq2dcrghxezdnypuehiwci

Vision-based Hand Representation and Intuitive Virtual Object Manipulation in Mixed Reality

F. Bach, H. Çakmak, H. Maaß
2012 Biomedical Engineering  
In this paper we introduce a method for representation of the human hand in virtual or mixed environments and interaction with virtual objects.  ...  Applications of the approach are presented and feature extraction methods, the overlay technique and the hardware-and software setup of the system are described.  ...  The result of the hand segmentation is a hand mask binary-image, which is the basis of hand feature extraction.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bmt-2012-4086 fatcat:it3fgd7bkbfsjmwdhb5umgjxlm

Vectorial Quasi-flat Zones for Color Image Simplification [chapter]

Erhan Aptoula, Jonathan Weber, Sébastien Lefèvre
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The interest of this vectorial strategy w.r.t marginal quasi-flat zones is illustrated both qualitatively and quantitatively by means of color simplification and segmentation experiments.  ...  Quasi-flat zones enable the computation of homogeneous image regions with respect to one or more arbitrary criteria, such as pixel intensity.  ...  OSR measures directly the degree of over-segmentation. For M P on the other hand, each quasi-flat zone is associated with the reference region with which it shares the highest number of pixels.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38294-9_20 fatcat:24o53u4havfabliv3dt6l4clc4

Towards Robust Intuitive Vision-Based User Interfaces

Oliver Schreer, Peter Eisert, Peter Kauff, Ralf Tanger, Roman Englert
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo  
Hence, a key challenge of new modalities is robustness and stability under general conditions in arbitrary environments.  ...  Furthermore, inexperienced users should be able to use these new capabilities without dedicated knowledge of device settings or algorithms.  ...  On other hand, arbitrary hand positions should not be interpreted as gestures.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icme.2006.262552 dblp:conf/icmcs/SchreerEKTE06 fatcat:vl6zqgk4dre5tiwhvjeasqvetq

Compositing color with texture for multi-variate visualization

Haleh. H. Shenas, Victoria Interrante
2005 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques in Australasia and South East Asia - GRAPHITE '05  
Although it is easy to successfully use color to represent the value of a single variable at a given location, effectively using color to represent the values of multiple variables at the same point at  ...  automatically interweaving multiple colors through the structure of an acquired texture pattern.  ...  texture pattern, it is less clear how, apart from resorting to hand-painting, we might effectively 'weave' the representation of multiple color distributions into an arbitrary acquired pattern.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1101389.1101478 dblp:conf/graphite/ShenasI05 fatcat:q7vvndsapvaoljni7v4osrjtv4

Derivate-based Component-Trees for Multi-Channel Image Segmentation [article]

Tobias Böttger, Dominik Gutermuth
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce the concept of derivate-based component-trees for images with an arbitrary number of channels.  ...  The approach very similar to MSER but can be applied to images with an arbitrary number of channels.  ...  A handful of example images where MSHR are superior to MSER are presented in Fig. 8 and Fig. 1.  ... 
arXiv:1705.01906v2 fatcat:nji6fsunfzawtolh3ba5hde4um

Page 231 of The Philosophical Review Vol. 68, Issue 2 [page]

1959 The Philosophical Review  
We have only a poor handful of uncompounded color words for referring to the millions of observably different components of the color solid; and other languages select the color labels in ways strikingly  ...  If we treat Whorf’s talk about ‘‘segmentation”’ as excusable rhetoric, there remains only the complaint that classification is arbitrary.  ... 


2014 International Journal of Electronics Signals and Systems  
In this technique only a finger tip is segmented in spite of the full hand part.  ...  Proper hand segmentation from the background and other body parts of the video is the primary requirement for the design of a hand-gesture based application.  ...  There are various types of commonly used hand segmentation techniques as described below- Segmentation based on skin color-In this technique, depending upon the skin color, the rest of the background  ... 
doi:10.47893/ijess.2014.1176 fatcat:azkej2y3iffijbmnnoppnidkpq

Efficiently Tracking Homogeneous Regions in Multichannel Images [article]

Tobias Böttger, Christina Eisenhofer
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We present a method for tracking Maximally Stable Homogeneous Regions (MSHR) in images with an arbitrary number of channels.  ...  The algorithm is evaluated on a collection of different tracking scenes from the literature. Furthermore, we present two different applications: 2D object tracking and the 3D segmentation of organs.  ...  In MSHR tracking, on the other hand, we represent the object as a dense, by-pixel, segmentation.  ... 
arXiv:1708.04804v1 fatcat:rv7qyhbnlvbezfxusiriefidhq

A combinatorial proof of Sun's "curious" identity [article]

David Callan
2004 arXiv   pre-print
A binomial coefficient identity due to Zhi-Wei Sun is the subject of half a dozen recent papers that prove it by various analytic techniques and establish a generalization.  ...  Here we give a simple proof that uses weight-reversing involutions on suitable configurations involving dominos and colorings. With somewhat more work, the method extends to the generalization also.  ...  The 5-tuple configurations are (i, J, K, A, B) with i ∈ [0, m], J a j-subset of I := [i], K an (m − i)-subset of J ∪ E, A an arbitrary q-colored subset of (J ∪ E)\K and B an arbitrary q-colored subset  ... 
arXiv:math/0401216v1 fatcat:3balsqi3gvbd3covbvaegeq7f4

Silhouette Area Based Similarity Measure for Template Matching in Constant Time [chapter]

Daniel Mohr, Gabriel Zachmann
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In addition, utilizing the integral image, we can thus compare a silhouette with an input image at an arbitrary position in constant time.  ...  Overall, our contribution constitutes an important piece in the initialization stage of any tracker of (articulated) objects.  ...  To our knowledge, there are much less approaches working directly on the color likelihood map of a segmentation. In [13] the skin-color likelihood is used.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14061-7_5 fatcat:hi2nuivymjb3hkejziynvyygsy

Object-level Segmentation of RGBD Data

H. Huang, H. Jiang, C. Brenner, H. Mayer
2014 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
., coplanarity and color coherence, are integrated in the global optimization to improve the segmentation. Experiments demonstrate the potential of the proposed method.  ...  By this means, a freeform object can be "assembled" from an unknown number of SVPs from arbitrary angles.  ...  The points in a patch could represent a surface segment of arbitrary shape, which makes an assembly of a freeform object possible.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsannals-ii-3-73-2014 fatcat:4vu6wpmvirdo5no42zo2lrdsoy

A Real Time Hand Tracking System for Interactive Applications

Siddharth Swarup Rautaray, Anupam Agrawal
2011 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In this techniques based on the color distribution the segmentation of hand from background will take place in a real time.  ...  This technique provides to main benefits: The process of tracking is fast as the segmentation process is performed simultaneously in a specified area surrounding the hand.  ...  COLOR CATERGORIZATION In L*a*b* color model the segmentation of skin color not only depends on segmentation techniques but also relies on the distribution of different color model.  ... 
doi:10.5120/2287-2969 fatcat:lfe2cpvjyvagbggynu3nfnqzfi
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