- Activity monitoring systems in health care
- Book title
- Computer analysis of human behavior
- Pages (from-to)
- London: Springer
- Document type
- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Informatics Institute (IVI)
- This chapter focuses on activity monitoring in a home setting for health care purposes. First the most current sensing systems
are described, which consist of wearable and ambient sensors. Then several approaches for the monitoring of simple actions
are discussed, like falls or therapies. After that, the recognition of more complex activities is discussed. A number of applications
for the care givers is presented. The chapter concludes with a section on acceptance and privacy.
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