Thesis CTDIA prize

The Academic Dalcimar Casanova won the second best dissertation in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The prize was awarded by the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC-CEIA) during the 2010 Joint Conference.

To read more visit: VII Best MSc Dissertation/PhD Thesis Contest in Artificial Intelligence

Reconhecimento de gestos em imagens de profundidade utilizando Kinect

Elias Ximenes do Prado Neto and Odemir Martinez Bruno

Anais do VIII Workshop de Visão Computacional, ,2012

In order from development the gesture virtual communications, is presents an efficient method for recognizing hand’s poses, able to locate the position of user’s raised fingers. The base for its operation is the device for capturing depth images Microsoft Kinect, different segmentation techniques, recognition of contour and multi-scaleskeletonization. The presented method is also fully compatible with other devices to capture depth images, as the Prime Sensor Prime Senses and ASUS XTion. The results obtained for individual images exceeding the best methods recently found, without the need for preliminary training system, special configuration or sequencing the depth images.