JACIII Vol.15 No.8 pp. 1011-1018
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2011.p1011


Acquisition of Embodied Knowledge on Gesture Motion by Singular Value Decomposition

Isao Hayashi*, Yinlai Jiang**, and Shuoyu Wang**

*Graduate School of Informatics, Kansai University, 2-1-1 Ryozenji-cho, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1095, Japan

**School of Systems Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, 185 Miyanokuti, Tosayamada, Kami, Kochi 782-8502, Japan

March 10, 2011
July 15, 2011
October 20, 2011
human embodied knowledge, skill acquisition, motion recognition, singular value decomposition

Communication is classified in terms of verbal and nonverbal information. We discuss an acquisition method of knowledge from nonverbal information. In particular, a gesture is an efficient form of nonverbal communication as well as in verbal ways, and we formulate here a method that measures similarity and estimation between gestures. A gesture includes human embodied knowledge, and therefore the visible bodily actions can communicate particular messages. However, we have infinite patterns for gesture, determined by personality. Recently, the singular spectrum analysis method is utilized as an attractive method. In this paper, we propose a new method for acquiring embodied knowledge from time-series data on gestures using singular value decomposition. The motion behavior is categorized into several clusters with similarity and estimation between interval time-series data. We discuss the usefulness of the proposed method using an example of gesture motion.

Cite this article as:
Isao Hayashi, Yinlai Jiang, and Shuoyu Wang, “Acquisition of Embodied Knowledge on Gesture Motion by Singular Value Decomposition,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.15, No.8, pp. 1011-1018, 2011.
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