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Motion-Based Recognition : Astrophysics and Space Science Library - Mubarak Shah

Motion-Based Recognition

Astrophysics and Space Science Library

By: Mubarak Shah (Editor), Ramesh Jain (Editor)

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Published: 31st July 1997
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Motion-based recognition deals with the recognition of an object and/or its motion, based on motion in a series of images. In this approach, a sequence containing a large number of frames is used to extract motion information. The advantage is that a longer sequence leads to recognition of higher level motions, like walking or running, which consist of a complex and coordinated series of events. Unlike much previous research in motion, this approach does not require explicit reconstruction of shape from the images prior to recognition.
This book provides the state-of-the-art in this rapidly developing discipline. It consists of a collection of invited chapters by leading researchers in the world covering various aspects of motion-based recognition including lipreading, gesture recognition, facial expression recognition, gait analysis, cyclic motion detection, and activity recognition.
Audience: This volume will be of interest to researchers and post- graduate students whose work involves computer vision, robotics and image processing.

Contributors
Preface
Visual Recognition of Activities, Gestures, Facial Expressions and Speech: An Introduction and a Perspectivep. 1
Human Activity Recognitionp. 15
Estimating Image Motion Using Temporal Multi-Scale Models of Flow and Accelerationp. 17
Learning Deformable Models for Tracking the Human Bodyp. 39
Cyclic Motion Analysis Using the Period Tracep. 61
Temporal Texture and Activity Recognitionp. 87
Action Recognition Using Temporal Templatesp. 125
Human Activity Recognitionp. 147
Human Movement Analysis Based on Explicit Motion Modelsp. 171
Gesture Recognition and Facial Expression Recognitionp. 199
State-Based Recognition of Gesturep. 201
Real-Time American Sign Language Recognition from Video Using Hidden Markov Modelsp. 227
Recognizing Human Motion Using Parameterized Models of Optical Flowp. 245
Facial Expression Recognition Using Image Motionp. 271
Lipreadingp. 299
Learning Visual Models for Lipreadingp. 301
Continuous Automatic Speech Recognition by Lipreadingp. 321
Visually Recognizing Speech Using Eigensequencesp. 345
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ISBN: 9780792346180
ISBN-10: 0792346181
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 31st July 1997
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.72