Fall Disclosure in Homes of Older Adults Using Kinect

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
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Volume-45 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Sargunavathi.S, Harish.M, Jagan.D, Kiran.S.S
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V45P235


Sargunavathi.S, Harish.M, Jagan.D, Kiran.S.S " Fall Disclosure in Homes of Older Adults Using Kinect ", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V45(3),161-167 March 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

A module for recognizing decline in the home of older people using Microsoft Kinect and a two stage decline recognizer system is presented. The first stage of recognizing system distinguish a person’s steep event in particular depth image frames, and then fragments on ground events from the steep event time series capture by tracking over time. To calculate a confidence that a fall occurs on ground event the second stage uses the ensemble of decision trees. Evaluation was conducted by using the data set consists of 454 falls performed by professional stuntman .These various data collection allows the characterization of performance of the system under real time conditions to a new level. These results including the standing, lying down, near or far fall locations. By using this method better results are achieved.


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Accelerator, Depth sensor, fall detection, ground event, Kinect.