Two dimensional human head and torso pose modelling using windowing techniques

Porle, Rosalyn R. and Ali Chekima, and Wong , Hock Tze @ Farrah Wong Tze @ Farrah Wong and Sainarayanan , Gopala (2011) Two dimensional human head and torso pose modelling using windowing techniques. In: 4th International Conference on Mechatronics: Integrated Engineering for Industrial and Societal Development, ICOM'11, 17-19 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICOM.2011.5937166

Abstract

Two dimensional human body pose modelling system detects the human body parts, estimates their posture and then models them in an image plane using specified shape. In this paper, two windowing techniques are presented and then compared for the human head and torso pose modelling. The first technique, namely Windowing technique I estimates the torso followed by the head of the human. In this technique, the size of the head and torso are manually computed and then the position of the targeted parts is determined. The second technique, namely Windowing technique II, estimates the head followed by the torso of the human. The size and the position of the targeted parts are determined automatically with the implementation of distant transform and several assumptions on human body size and position. The windowing techniques only requires silhouette image as input image. In experimentation, the size and the position of each body part are evaluated from 100 images in indoor environment. From the overall results, the Windowing technique II performs better in terms of correct size and position estimation.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Human pose modelling, Silhouette extraction, Wavelet transform, Windowing technique, Body parts, Human bodies, Human head, Human pose, Image plane, Indoor environment, Input image, Silhouette extraction, Silhouette images, Size and position, Windowing techniques, Estimation, Mechatronics, Models, Two dimensional
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
ID Code:5004
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:03 Oct 2012 15:32
Last Modified:30 Dec 2014 09:35

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