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Spine versus Porcupine: a Study in Distributed Wearable Activity Recognition

Van Laerhoven, Kristof and Gellersen, Hans (2004) Spine versus Porcupine: a Study in Distributed Wearable Activity Recognition. In: Eighth International Symposium on Wearable Computers ISWC 2004 :. IEEE Press, pp. 142-150.

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    This paper seeks to explore an alternative and more embedded-oriented approach to the recognition of a person’s motion and pose, using sensor types that can easily be distributed in clothing. A large proportion of this type of research so far has been carried out with carefully positioned accelerometers, resulting in fairly good recognition rates. An alternative approach targets a more pervasive sensing vision where the clothing is saturated with small, embedded sensors. By increasing the quantity of sensors, while decreasing their individual information quality, a preliminary comparative study between the two approaches looks at the pros, cons, and differences in algorithm requirements.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 997 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: ?? qa75 ??
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12528
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 13:47
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 01:19
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