A Novel Recognition Approach for Sketch-Based Interfaces

  • Danilo Avola
  • Andrea Del Buono
  • Giorgio Gianforme
  • Stefano Paolozzi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5716)

Abstract

Multimodal interfaces can be profitably used to support the more and more complex applications and services which support human activities in everyday life. In particular, sketch-based interfaces offer users an effortless and powerful communication way to represent concepts and/or commands on different devices. Developing a sketch-based interface for a specific application or service is a time-consuming operation that requires the re-engineering and/or the re-designing of the whole recognizer framework. This paper describes a definitive framework that allows users to define each kind of sketch-based interface, using freehand drawing only. The definition of the interface and its recognition process are performed using our developed Sketch Modeling Language (SketchML).

Keywords

Sketch-based interfaces sketch-based interaction sketch recognition multi-domain vectorization segmentation XML SVG 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Danilo Avola
    • 1
  • Andrea Del Buono
    • 1
  • Giorgio Gianforme
    • 2
  • Stefano Paolozzi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Advanced ResearchCSKLab National Research CenterRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and AutomationUniversity of “Rome 3”RomeItaly

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