Towards a Wearable Inertial Sensor Network

Van Laerhoven, Kristof and Gellersen, Hans and Kern, Nicky and Schiele, Bernt (2003) Towards a Wearable Inertial Sensor Network. In: IEE Eurowearable 2003, 1900-01-01.

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Abstract

Abstract. Wearable inertial sensors have become an inexpensive option to measure the movements and positions of a person. Other techniques that use environmental sensors such as ultrasound trackers or vision-based methods need full line of sight or a local setup, and it is complicated to access this data from a wearable computer’s perspective. However, a body-centric approach where sensor data is acquired and processed locally, has a need for appropriate algorithms that have to operate under restricted resources. The objective of this paper is to give an overview of algorithms that abstract inertial data from bodyworn sensors, illustrated using data from state-ofthe-art wearable multi-accelerometer prototypes.

Item Type: Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: IEE Eurowearable 2003
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 12328
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 12:22
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 23:48
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12328

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