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Human posture recognition : literature review

Khalifa, Othman Omran and Htike, Kyaw Kyaw and Lai, Weng Kin and Alkhazmi, A. A. (2011) Human posture recognition : literature review. In: Human Behaviour Recognition, Identification and Computer Interaction. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 7-14. ISBN 978-967-418-156-7

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Abstract

Human Posture giving machines the ability to detect, track and idenlify people and their actions from video. has become a central topic in computer vision research. Recognition of human posture is a very challenging problem. The importance of human posture recognition or c1assification is evident by the incrcasing requiremcnt of machines that are able to interact intelligently and effortlessly with a human inhabiled environment. Recognizing human posture in image and video is an important task in many multimedia applicalions. such as multimedia information retrieval, human computer interaction, and surveillance.Posture is a snapshot of human body configuration, Many research work focus on human action recognition which corresponds to the analysis of human motion. Thereby spatial and temporal characteristics of an object need to be considered. The estimation of the human body posture and the localization of the body parts is one way to analyze the spatial part.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4119/21626
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 (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2012 16:12
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2012 16:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21626

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