Novel method for stride length estimation with body area network accelerometers

@article{Martin2011NovelMF,
  title={Novel method for stride length estimation with body area network accelerometers},
  author={Eladio Martin},
  journal={2011 IEEE Topical Conference on Biomedical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems},
  year={2011},
  pages={79-82}
}
  • E. Martin
  • Published 7 March 2011
  • Computer Science
  • 2011 IEEE Topical Conference on Biomedical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems
Gait analysis using wireless accelerometers deployed as body area networks can provide valuable information for multiple health-related applications. Within this field, stride length estimation represents a difficult task. In this paper we present a novel method to estimate stride length through the application of the wavelet transform to the signal obtained from a wireless accelerometer on the waist. We also introduce a novel metric to determine the level of the wavelet transform detail… 

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