A Novel Gesture Recognition System Based on Fuzzy Logic for Healthcare Applications

Saha, S. and Datta, S. and Konar, A. and Banerjee, B. and Nagar, Atulya K. (2016) A Novel Gesture Recognition System Based on Fuzzy Logic for Healthcare Applications. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, 24-29 July 2016, Vancouver, Canada.

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Abstract

This work demonstrates an interesting approach to gesture recognition for elderly people for the purpose of health monitoring at home. The system proposes to detect disorder symptoms on the basis of gesture analysis and generate alarms, thereby finding significance in elderly healthcare. Here the gestures are tracked using Microsoft’s Kinect sensor. From each frame captured by the Kinect sensor, four centroids representing four parts of the body are calculated and from these four centroids a novel feature set is extracted in terms of Euclidean distances and angles. We have noticed that for different persons’ body types the extracted features might vary. Thus to accommodate these non-uniformities, we have used the concept of interval type-2 fuzzy logic based classification. The unknown gesture is recognized based on matching with all the known gestures from the dataset. The proposed methodology provides a high accuracy rate of 92.14%.

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Keywords: Healthcare; interval type 2 fuzzy set; Kinect sensor
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Atulya Nagar
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2016 11:44
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017 15:12
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/1444

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