Long-Term Activity Monitoring with a Wearable Sensor Node

Laerhoven, Kristof Van and Gellersen, Hans and Malliaris, Yanni G. (2006) Long-Term Activity Monitoring with a Wearable Sensor Node. In: BSN '06: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks. UNSPECIFIED, MIT Boston, pp. 171-174.

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Abstract

This paper introduces an encapsulated sensor node that is devised to monitor and record motion patterns over long, quotidian periods of time with potential application in psychological studies. Its design fuses different sensing modalities to allow efficient capturing of tilt and acceleration stimuli, as well as embedded algorithms that abstract from the raw sensory data to indicative features. By combining tilt switches and accelerometers with customized processing techniques, it is argued that a power-efficient yet information-rich approach is reached for the observation and logging of human motion-based activity.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 13069
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 27 Jun 2008 17:32
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2019 23:22
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/13069

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