Eating activity primitives detection - a step towards ADL recognition

  title={Eating activity primitives detection - a step towards ADL recognition},
  author={Andrei Tolstikov and Jit Biswas and Chen-Khong Tham and P-T. Yap},
  journal={HealthCom 2008 - 10th International Conference on e-health Networking, Applications and Services},
Activity of daily living (ADL) monitoring is important in order to determine the well being of elderly persons in their home settings. One important question is, ldquoIs the elderly person able to eat properly on his own?rdquo In this paper we present some results of our preliminary work on an algorithm for detection of the eating activity. The algorithm uses a dynamic Bayesian network based approach to reduce the complexity of determining states. Initial results are quite promising and point… CONTINUE READING
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