Gait analysis using a single depth camera

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Abstract—Gait analysis is often used as part of the rehabilitation program for post-stoke recovery assessment. Since current optical diagnostic and patient assessment tools tend to be expensive and not portable, this paper proposes a novel marker-based tracking system using a single depth camera which provides a cost-effective solution suitable for home and clinic use. The proposed system can simultaneously generate motion patterns even within a complex background using the proposed geometric model-based algorithm and autonomously provide gait analysis results. The processed rehabilitation data can be accessed by cross-platform mobile devices using cloud-based services enabling emerging telerehabilitation practices. Experimental validation shows a good agreement with state-of-the-art non-portable and expensive industrial standards.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP)
PublisherIEEE
Pages285-289
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781479975914
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2015
EventGLOBALSIP-2015 - Orlando, United States

Conference

ConferenceGLOBALSIP-2015
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period14/12/1516/12/15

    Research areas

  • gait analysis, single depth camera, multimedia signal processing, mobile multimedia content analysis

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