Automatic Task Analysis based on Head Movement

Makepeace, Robert WIlliam ;   Epps, Julien

Tags Biomedical signal classificationPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

Analysis of movement using accelerometers mounted on the torso or limbs has shown good potential for the recognition of physical activities....

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Estimating In-Home Walking Speed Distributions for Unobtrusive Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Akl, Ahmad ;   Mihailidis, Alex

Tags Biomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

Timely recognition of cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s disease is of great significance. Many smart systems, developed to continuously...

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Frequency-Based Features for Early Cerebral Palsy Prediction

Rahmati, Hodjat ;   Martens, Harald ;   Aamo, Ole Morten ;   Stavdahl, Øyvind ;   Støen, Ragnhild ;   Adde, Lars

Tags Biomedical signal classificationTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsPrincipal component analysis

In this paper we aim at predicting cerebral palsy, the most serious and lifelong motor function disorder in children, at an early age by...

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Hidden Markov Model-Based Strategy for Gait Segmentation using Inertial Sensors: Application to Elderly, Hemiparetic Patients and Huntington's Disease Patients

Mannini, Andrea ;   Trojaniello, Diana ;   Della Croce, Ugo ;   Sabatini, Angelo Maria

Tags Markov models in signal pattern classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsMultivariate signal processing

A solution to discriminate stance and swing in both healthy and abnormal gait using inertial sensors is proposed. The method is based on a two...

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Temporal and Kinematic Variables for Real-World Falls Harvested from Lumbar Sensors in the Elderly Population

Bourke, Alan ;   Klenk, Jochen ;   Schwickert, Lars ;   Aminian, Kamiar ;   Ihlen, Espen A F ;   Helbostad, Jorunn L ;   Chiari, Lorenzo ;   Becker, Clemens

Tags Signals and systemsBiomedical signal classificationData mining in biosignals

Automatic fall detection will reduce the consequences of falls in the elderly and promote independent living, ensuring people can confidently...

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Timed Up-and-Go Phase Segmentation in Parkinson's Disease Patients using Unobtrusive Inertial Sensors

Reinfelder, Samuel ;   Hauer, Roland ;   Barth, Jens ;   Klucken, Jochen ;   Eskofier, Bjoern M

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsData mining in biosignals

A widely accepted functional motor test for measuring basic mobility capabilities is the ‘Timed Up-and-Go’ (TUG) test. Although several basic...

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