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A Reading Partner: Understanding pointing gesture and the Content(picture and texts)

Hello, I have a idea of creating a kind of reading partner. Here is a simple scenario: There is a real poster on the wall, a virtual reading partner(humanoid character) standing beside it. I will point to some texts on the poster asking what does it mean, and the partner will give me answer. So the main issues need to be solved are: the character need to understand where I am pointing at and what the content(picture or text) of the poster I am pointing at. Any links about the required knowledge are appreciated. Thanks!

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