Nouse® Publications


Nouse (Nose as Mouse)  Vision-based Computer Interfaces Face Tracking

See also:


Video Analytics & Surveillance

Face Recognition

Video Recognition (other)

Associative Neural Networks & Real-time Machine Learning

Autonomous Robot Navigation


Media Coverage  

UofA PhD dissertation

InCyb PhD dissertation

Non-scientific writings  


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Nouse® - publications by Health Practitioners and Rehabilitation Scientists

"Leading by the Nose: Collaborative Adaption of New Hands-Free Computer Tool ". Poster at ASSET Conference.

"Can Adults in Complex Continuing Care Facility Use "Nose as Mouse" Technology? " Poster at ASSET Conference.

Vision-based control and Face Tracking: 

Gorodnichy, D., Dubrofsky, E., and Mohammad, A. Ali. Working with a computer hands-free using the Nouse Perceptual Vision Interface. International Workshop on Video Processing and Recognition (VideoRec’07). May 28-30, 2007. Montreal , QC , Canada . NRC 49354. -  [Pdf and Poster]  

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy, Perceptual Cursor - a solution to the broken loop problem in vision-based hands-free computer control devices. NRC-IIT Technical Report ERB-1133, February 2006. NRC 48472.  [Pdf

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy Towards automatic retrieval of blink-based lexicon for persons suffered from brain-stem injury using video cameras. In CD-ROM Proc. of the First IEEE CVPR Workshop on Face Processing in Video (FPIV'04), Washington DC, June 28, 2004. ISBN 0-7695-2158-4. ISSN 1063-6919. NRC 47138  [Slides

Gilles Bessens and Dmitry O. Gorodnichy Towards building user seeing computers.  Second Workshop on Face Processing in Video (FPiV'05) jointly with AI/GI/CRV'05, 9-11 May 2005, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2005. NRC 48210. [Slides

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy and  Gerhard Roth. Nouse 'Use your nose as a mouse' perceptual vision technology for hands-free games and interfaces Image and Vision Computing, Volume 22, Issue 12 , 1 October 2004, Pages 931-942, 2004. NRC 47140  [On web]  

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy. Second order change detection, and its application to blink-controlled perceptual interfaces. In Proc. IASTED Conf. on Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing (VIIP 2003), pp. 140-145, Benalmádena, Spain, Sept. 8-10, 2003. NRC 47151 [Slides

N. Gregory, C. Thursfield and D.O. Gorodnichy, Eye Blinks for Control (Case Study). Assistive technology: shaping the future: AAATE'03 - Page 994-, Ger M. Craddock - Technology & Engineering - 2003

D.O. Gorodnichy and G. Roth. Affordable yet robust and precise face tracking using USB cameras with application to designing hands-free user interfaces, UIST'02, Oct 27-30, 2002. NRC 45856  [Abstract & Pdf] [Slides] [Cites

D.O. Gorodnichy, S. Malik and G. Roth. Affordable 3D Face Tracking Using Projective Vision, Proceedings of International Conference on Vision Interface (VI'2002), pp. 383-390, Calgary, May 27-29, 2002. NRC 45862  [Abstract & Pdf] [Slides] [Cites

D.O. Gorodnichy, S. Malik and G. Roth. Nouse `Use Your Nose as a Mouse' - a New Technology for Hands-free Games and Interfaces, Proceedings of International Conference on Vision Interface (VI'2002), pp. 354-361, Calgary, May 27-29, 2002. NRC 45855 [Abstract & Pdf] [Poster] [Cites

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy. On Importance of Nose for Face Tracking, Proc. Intern. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG'2002), pp. 188-196, Washington DC, May 20-21, 2002. NRC 45854 [Abstract & Pdf] [Poster] [Cites