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Human posture recognition : an overview

Khalifa, Othman Omran and Htike, Kyaw Kyaw and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Lai, Weng Kin (2011) Human posture recognition : an overview. In: Human BehaviourRrecognition,Iidentification and Computer Interaction. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-967-418-156-7

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Abstract

Computer vision, which is a component of the field of artificial intelligence [1], is t~e study of methods and algorithms that enables machines and computers to "see" and "understand" images or multidimensional data [2]. In this context, the term, "understand", means that some information is being extracted from the image or video data for a particular purpose. The image or video data that is fed into a computer vision system is often a color or grayscale image [3] (obtained from a digital camera) but can also be stereo image (from a stereo camera) [4], video sequence (from a video camera) [5] or a 3D volume (from a tomography device). As a scientific discipline, computer vision aims to implement the theories of computer vision to the modeling of computer vision systems.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4119/21624
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human posture recognition
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2012 15:53
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 16:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21624

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