Human Pose Estimation in Images and Videos
Keywords:Voronoi segmentation, box model, optical flow tracking, SURF features.
Estimation of human poses is an interesting and challenging topic in the field of Computer vision. It includes some un-noticed challenges like background effect, the color of the dress, skin tones and many other unpredictable challenges. This is a workable concept because it can be used in sign language recognition, correlating various pose styles from different parts of the world and in medical applications. A deep structure which can represent a manâ€™s body in different models will help in improved recognition of body parts and the spatial correlation between them. For hand detection, features based on hand shape and representation of geometrical details are derived with the help of hand contour. An adaptive and unsupervised approach based on Voronoi region is primarily used for the color image segmentation problem. This process includes identification of key points of the body, which may include body joints and parts. The identification parts will be tough due to small joints and occlusions. Identification of Image features is described in this paper with the help of Box Model Based Estimation, Speed up robust features and finally with Optical flow tracking algorithm. In Optical flow tracking algorithm, we have used Horn-Schunk algorithm to determine featural changes in the images.
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