25 April 2008 Detection of activity pattern changes among elderly with 3D camera technology
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This paper provides an overview of the medical scales which are currently in practice at the geriatrics department of the hospital for assessing independence and mobility of elderly patients. Several shortcomings and issues related to the scales are identified. It is shown how a 3D camera system could be used for the automatic assessment of several items of the scales. this automated assessment is overcoming many of the issues with the existing methods. An analysis of the automatically identified activity features of a typical patient is used to compare the data derived from our system with data obtained with accelerometer readings.
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Bart Jansen, Bart Jansen, Sonja Rebel, Sonja Rebel, Rudi Deklerck, Rudi Deklerck, Tony Mets, Tony Mets, Peter Schelkens, Peter Schelkens, } "Detection of activity pattern changes among elderly with 3D camera technology", Proc. SPIE 7000, Optical and Digital Image Processing, 70000O (25 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.781204; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.781204
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