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      Office Activity Recognition using Hand Posture Cues

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      People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction (HCI)

      Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

      1 - 5 September 2008

      Activity recognition, CyberGlove, hand posture, office environment, context-aware, wearable computing

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          Activity recognition plays a key role in providing information for context-aware applications. When attempting to model activities, some researchers have looked towards Activity Theory, which theorizes that activities have objectives and are accomplished through tools and objects. The goal of this paper is to determine if hand posture can be used as a cue to determine the types of interactions a user has with objects in a desk/office environment. Furthermore, we wish to determine if hand posture is user-independent across all users when interacting with the same objects in a natural manner. Our initial experiments indicate that a) hand posture can be used to determine object interaction, with accuracy rates above 94% for a user-dependent system, and b) hand posture is dependent upon the individual user when users are allowed to interact with objects as they would naturally.

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          Conference
          September 2008
          September 2008
          : 75-78
          Affiliations
          Sketch Recognition Lab

          3112 TAMU

          College Station, TX 77843
          Article
          10.14236/ewic/HCI2008.37
          © Brandon Paulson et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

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          People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
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          Conference Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
          1 - 5 September 2008
          Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
          Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
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          Product Information: 1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development
          Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
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          Electronic Workshops in Computing

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