Self-Organising Maps: An Objective Method for Clustering Complex Human Movement

@article{Lamb2010SelfOrganisingMA,
  title={Self-Organising Maps: An Objective Method for Clustering Complex Human Movement},
  author={Peter Lamb and Roger Bartlett and Anthony V. Robins},
  journal={Int. J. Comp. Sci. Sport},
  year={2010},
  volume={9}
}
In this study self-organising maps (SOM) were used to classify the coordination patterns of four participants performing three different types of basketball shot from different distances. The shots were the free throw, the three-point and the hook shot. The free throw and three-point shot were hypothesised to be more similar to one another than to the hook shot. The first analysis involved an analysis of trial trajectories visualised on a U-matrix. Two of the participants, unexpectedly, showed… CONTINUE READING