Dance hand-gesture recognition (Multi-class classification)

Dance hand-gesture recognition (Multi-class classification)

Problem being addressed

Using Deep learning techniques for multi-class classification for hand-gesture recognition of traidtional indian dance Kathakali


Kathakali is a 17th century art which is difficult for a comman man to understand. We have used machine learning techniques to perform multi-class classification of 24 different hand gestures. We have created a dataset by ourseleves and acheived this target.

Advantages of this solution

It is a first attempt of its kind for Kathakali hand-gesture classification. We got 80% accuracy.

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