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Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide by Abhijit Jana

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Basic gesture recognition

The fundamental approach of gesture recognition is to play around with the skeleton's joint points and apply basic logic to perform some action. Basic gesture detection depends on some pre-defined set of conditions, known as the result set. If the performed action is matched with the result set, we can say that the user has performed a certain gesture, otherwise not.

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Implementing the basic gestures is relatively easy and straightforward, however, this approach is the fundamental base of building any kind of gesture-controlled application.

In this section, we will learn a few approaches to recognize the basic gestures and will build an application that leverages the basic gesture recognition approach.

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