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Best Approach for Hand Gesture Recognition/Hand Mouse

asked 2013-08-20 23:17:57 -0500

Prazzy Uchiha gravatar image

updated 2013-08-20 23:19:06 -0500

Hi fellas I am new to OpenCV. I want to recognise hand gestures and move the mouse pointer with hand positions. I tried to use the Haar Training and Trans Cascade approach, but it was taking more than 12 days(Still no guarantee that it will succeed) so i now wanna switch to another approach .

I would be mostly using Java for that (Though i am comfortable with both C++ and Java), There are many youtube videos available on youtube that shows the use , but none discusses the algorithm/approaches use.

Thanks in Advance!!!!

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answered 2013-08-20 23:45:37 -0500

Tõnu Samuel gravatar image

I never worked on hand recognition myself but whatever OpenCV question I see, usually answer is in "Learning OpenCV" book. I strongly recommending it, saves time. In this book hand recognition topic is discussed with contours. provides multpiple posts about it.

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answered 2013-09-29 13:02:34 -0500

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nice video , no code == total worthless

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2013-09-30 03:15:23 -0500 )edit
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