Modelling Postures of Human Movements

  • Djamila Medjahed Gamaz
  • Houssem Eddine Gueziri
  • Nazim Haouchine
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6419)


The goal of this paper is to present a novel modelling of postures of human activities such us walk, run...Effectively, human action is, in general, characterized by a sequence of specific body postures. So, from an incoming sequence video, we determine the postures (key-frames) which will represent the movement. We construct the prototypes corresponding to these key-frames by thinning these postures, and then we use this skeleton as a starting point for building the model. Some results are presented to validate our models.


Human Activities Modelling Shape Matching Skeleton thinning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Djamila Medjahed Gamaz
    • 1
  • Houssem Eddine Gueziri
    • 1
  • Nazim Haouchine
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartementUSTHB UniversityEl AliaAlgeria

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