International Journal of Electronics Signals and Systems


Gesture is one of the most natural and expressive ways of communications between human and computer in a real system. We naturally use various gestures to express our own intentions in everyday life. Hand gesture is one of the important methods of non-verbal communication for human beings. Hand gesture recognition based man-machine interface is being developed vigorously in recent years. This paper gives an overview of different methods for recognizing the hand gestures using MATLAB. It also gives the working details of recognition process using Edge detection and Skin detection algorithms.



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