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International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

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IJITCS Vol.11, No.12, Dec. 2019

An Efficient Framework for Hand Gesture Recognition based on Histogram of Oriented Gradients and Support Vector Machine

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Author(s)

Ahmed Abdal Shafi Rasel, Mohammad Abu Yousuf

Index Terms

Hand Gesture Recognition;Support Vector Machine;Histogram of Oriented Gradients;Human-Computer Interaction

Abstract

This paper focuses on an empirical hand gesture recognition system in the domain of image processing and machine learning. The hand gesture is probably the most intuitive and frequently used mode of nonverbal communication in human society. The paper analyzes the efficiency of the Histogram of Oriented Gradients (HOG) as the feature descriptor and Support Vector Machine (SVM) as the classification model in case of gesture recognition. There are three stages of the recognition procedure namely image binarization, feature extraction, and classification. The findings of the paper show that the model classifies hand gestures for the given dataset with satisfactory efficiency. The outcome of this work can be further utilized in practical fields of real-world applications dealing with non-verbal communication. 

Cite This Paper

Ahmed Abdal Shafi Rasel, Mohammad Abu Yousuf, "An Efficient Framework for Hand Gesture Recognition based on Histogram of Oriented Gradients and Support Vector Machine", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.11, No.12, pp.50-56, 2019. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2019.12.05

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