Application of Template Matching Algorithm for Dynamic Gesture Recognition

Thesis project Under the supervision of Engr. Roselito Tolentino
PUP Santa Rosa Campus
BS Electronics And Communications Engineering
Batch 2014

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9 Responses

  1. sowmya kavali at |

    please can you provide code

  2. Snehal Kalbhor at |

    I am currently doing a project on hand gesture recognition. Could you please help me with the template matching part along with the code for my project reference if possible?

  3. Glydle Dee M. Dalhag at |

    Hi po taga Binan Laguna po ako , pwede bang patulong ? pano kayo nakagawa ng datasets? at anung language gamit nio? Detecting hand gesture rin project namin pero Common hand gesture naman ang required samin, Hindi ko lang alam pano mapag connect yung python through datasets pa help naman po eto yung gmail ko Salamat po

  4. Sami AL-sayadi at |

    i interested in the same area please if you can i need the coding to help me in arabic sign language
    Email :

  5. hager othman at |

    hello , i'm working on the same project i need some help to do it
    this is my mail

  6. Shadman Fahim Ahmad at |

    Hello, we are conducting a research of the similar sort could you please help me out with the source code?

  7. Yealemzewud Mekonnen at |

    I'm intersting on your project and am doing project same project like yours'. Please help me share source code… email:

  8. Retko at |

    Why the frick do you put this music here, I cant understand no no nothing…

  9. Aminur Rahaman at |

    I am M A Rahaman. PhD researcher. I am currently working on Bengali Sign Language Recognition. Please help me by sharing your source code. email: I am waiting for your great replay. Thanks.