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The purpose of this paper is to describe the work carried out for the Violent Scenes Detection task at MediaEval 2013 by team TUDCL. Our work is based on the combination of visual , temporal and audio features with machine learning at segment-level. Block-saliency-map based dense trajectory is proposed for visual and temporal features, and MFCC and(More)
OBJECTIVE Musician's dystonia is a task-specific movement disorder that causes twisting or repetitive abnormal finger postures and movements, which tend to occur only while playing musical instruments. Such a movement disorder will probably lead to termination of the careers of affected professional musicians. Most of the currently available treatments have(More)
Map information is important for path planning and self-localization when mobile robots accomplish autonomous tasks. In unknown environments, they should generate environment maps by themselves. An omnidirectional camera is effective for environment measurement, because it has a wide field of view. There are binocular stereo and motion stereo in traditional(More)
BACKGROUND Hairdresser's dystonia is a rarely reported form of focal hand dystonia, and the clinical course and treatment remains poorly understood. OBJECTIVES The aim of this report was to clarify the impact of thalamotomy on hairdresser's dystonia. METHODS Four consecutive patients with hairdresser's task-specific dystonia evaluated at Tokyo Women's(More)
BACKGROUND Focal hand dystonia in musicians, also known as musician's dystonia, is a task-specific movement disorder characterized by unwanted involuntary muscle contractions occurring only when playing a musical instrument. CASE DESCRIPTION Case 1 was a 50-year-old female professional pianist who underwent staged bilateral ventro-oral (Vo) thalamotomy,(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Although many reports have confirmed the effects of stereotactic thalamotomy for writer's cramp, pallidotomy for writer's cramp is yet to be investigated. METHODS After a 22-year-old woman with writer's cramp had undergone stereotactic thalamotomy twice, symptomatic relief was only temporary. Because her dystonic symptoms spread around the(More)
BACKGROUND We investigated the utility of pallidotomy for cervical dystonia after failed selective peripheral denervation. CASE DESCRIPTION A 36-year-old man presented with cervical dystonia with limited range of motion of the left shoulder, particularly in abduction. His Tsui score was 8. Owing to the ineffectiveness of botulinum toxin injection, he(More)
T here is general consensus that oral anticoagulant (OAC) therapy is recommended for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke risk factors. 1–3 It is important to note that approximately one fourth of patients with AF who initiated OAC therapy (vitamin K antagonists including warfarin) discontinued it within the first year in(More)