Fall detection in the elderly by head tracking

  title={Fall detection in the elderly by head tracking},
  author={Miao Yu and Syed Mohsen Naqvi and Jonathon A. Chambers},
  journal={2009 IEEE/SP 15th Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing},
In the paper, we propose a fall detection method based on head tracking within a smart home environment equipped with video cameras. A motion history image and code-book background subtraction are combined to determine whether large movement occurs within the scene. Based on the magnitude of the movement information, particle filters with different state… CONTINUE READING