RECOGNIZING USER INTERFACE CONTROL GESTURES FROM ACCELERATION DATA USING TIME SERIES TEMPLATES

Pekka Siirtola, Perttu Laurinen, Heli Koskimäki, Juha Röning

Abstract

This study presents a method for recognizing six predefined gestures using data collected with a wrist-worn triaxial accelerometer. The aim of the study is to design a gesture recognition-based control system for a simple user interface. The recognition is done by matching the shapes that user’s movements cause to acceleration signals to predefined time series templates describing gestures. In this study matching is done by using three different trajectory distance measures, the results show that the weighted double fold gives the best results. The superiority of this distance measure was shown using a statistical significance test. A user-dependent version of the method recognizes gestures with accuracy of 94.3% and a recognition rate of the user-independent version is 85.5%. This work was supported by the EU 6th Framework Program Project XPRESS.

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Siirtola P., Laurinen P., Koskimäki H. and Röning J. (2010). RECOGNIZING USER INTERFACE CONTROL GESTURES FROM ACCELERATION DATA USING TIME SERIES TEMPLATES . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-02-7, pages 176-182. DOI: 10.5220/0002899601760182


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco10,
author={Pekka Siirtola and Perttu Laurinen and Heli Koskimäki and Juha Röning},
title={RECOGNIZING USER INTERFACE CONTROL GESTURES FROM ACCELERATION DATA USING TIME SERIES TEMPLATES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,},
year={2010},
pages={176-182},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002899601760182},
isbn={978-989-8425-02-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,
TI - RECOGNIZING USER INTERFACE CONTROL GESTURES FROM ACCELERATION DATA USING TIME SERIES TEMPLATES
SN - 978-989-8425-02-7
AU - Siirtola P.
AU - Laurinen P.
AU - Koskimäki H.
AU - Röning J.
PY - 2010
SP - 176
EP - 182
DO - 10.5220/0002899601760182