Title: Human–Computer interaction for smart environment applications using hand gestures and facial expressions

Authors: Qing Chen, Marius D. Cordea, Emil M. Petriu, Annamaria R. Varkonyi-Koczy, Thomas E. Whalen

Addresses: University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada. ' University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada. ' University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada. ' Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Magyar Tudosok krt. 2, 1521 Budapest, Hungary. ' Communications Research Centre, 3701 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 8S2, Canada

Abstract: The paper discusses two body-language Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) modalities, namely facial expressions and hand gestures, for healthcare and smart environment applications. This is an expanded version of a paper presented at the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications, 9–10 May 2008, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Keywords: human–computer interaction; HCI; hand gestures; face expressions; healthcare technology; smart environment.

DOI: 10.1504/IJAMC.2009.026854

International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, 2009 Vol.3 No.1/2, pp.95 - 109

Published online: 27 Jun 2009 *

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