Color-Based Fingertip Tracking Using Modified Dynamic Model Particle Filtering Method Thesis

Abstract

.............................................................................................................................. ii Acknowledgments............................................................................................................... v Vita ..................................................................................................................................... vi List of Figures ..................................................................................................................... x Chapter 1: Introduction ....................................................................................................... 1 1.1 Purpose of the Research ............................................................................................ 2 1.2 Literature Review on Previous Work ........................................................................ 2 1.3 A Brief Introduction of the Current Work ................................................................ 3 1.4 Thesis Overview ........................................................................................................ 5 Chapter 2: The Approaches Used in Fingertip Tracking .................................................... 7 2.1 Literature Review on Hand and Fingertip Tracking Algorithms .............................. 8 2.2 Principle of Particle Filtering .................................................................................... 9 2.2.1 The Problem Description .................................................................................... 9 2.2.2 The Kalman Filter ............................................................................................. 11 2.2.3 The Particle Filter ............................................................................................. 13 viii 2.3 Discussion on the Performance of PF Algorithm.................................................... 16 Chapter 3: Natural Motion of Human Fingertip Movement ............................................. 19 3.1 Literature Review on Human Hand Motion Analysis ............................................. 19 3.2 Natural Motion of Fingertip Movement .................................................................. 22 3.3 Our Modified Dynamic Model in the PF Algorithm............................................... 24 3.3.1 Related Work .................................................................................................... 24 3.3.2 Description of Our Approach ........................................................................... 26 Chapter 4: Experimental Results ...................................................................................... 29 4.1 Tracking Setup and Initialization ............................................................................ 29 4.2 Experimental Results............................................................................................... 31 4.2.1 Comparison between Our Method and General PF .......................................... 31 4.2.2 Comparison between Our Method and MS ...................................................... 43 4.2.3 Control Mouse Cursors ..................................................................................... 47 Chapter 5: Contributions and Future Work ...................................................................... 51 5.1 Contributions ........................................................................................................... 51 5.2 Future Works ........................................................................................................... 52 Bibliography ..................................................................................................................... 53

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@inproceedings{Zhu2011ColorBasedFT, title={Color-Based Fingertip Tracking Using Modified Dynamic Model Particle Filtering Method Thesis}, author={Ting Zhu and Yuan F. Zheng}, year={2011} }