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Computer Vision for Human-Machine Interaction

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ISBN-10: 0521622530

ISBN-13: 9780521622530

Edition: 1998

Authors: Roberto Cipolla, Alexander Pentland

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This book collects the ideas and algorithms from the world's leading scientists, offering a glimpse of the radical changes that are round the corner and which will change the way we will interact with computers in the near future.
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Book details

List price: $105.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/13/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 362
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Alex (Sandy) Pentland is a leader in organizational engineering, mobile information systems, and computational social science. He directs the MIT Media Lab's Digital Life Consortium, a group of more than twenty multinational corporations exploring new ways to innovate, and is Founder of MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, established to support aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets. In 1997, Newsweekmagazine named him one of the 100 Americans likely to shape the century.

Foreword
Preface
New Interfaces and Applications
Smart rooms: machine understanding of human behavior
GestureComputer - history, design and applications
Human reader: a vision-based man-machine interface
Visual sensing of humans for active public interfaces
Pointing with uncalibrated stereo vision
Tracking Human Action
Tracking faces A. Gee, and R. Cipolla
Towards automated, real-time, facial animation
Interfacing through visual pointers
Monocular tracking of the human arm in 3D
Looking at people in action - an overview
Gesture Recognition and Interpretation
A framework for gesture generation and interpretation
Model-based interpreation of faces and hand gestures
Recognition of handsigns from complex backgrounds
Probabilistic models of verbal and body gestures
Looking at human gestures
Ackowledgements
Bibliography
List of contributors