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Predicting Bedside Falls using Current Context
(Peer reviewed; Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2018-02-05)
Each year about a third of the elderly aged 65 or older experience a fall. Many of these falls could be avoided if fall risk assessment and prevention tools where available in the daily living situation. Such tools would need to use the current context as input to predict an imminent fall. This paper presents an approach predicting imminent falls using data from a roof-mounted infrared array combined ...
Recognizing Bedside Events Using Thermal and Ultrasonic Readings
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-09)
Falls in homes of the elderly, in residential care facilities and in hospitals commonly occur in close proximity to the bed. Most approaches for recognizing falls use cameras, which challenge privacy, or sensor devices attached to the bed or the body to recognize bedside events and bedside falls. We use data collected from a ceiling mounted 80 60 thermal array combined with an ultrasonic sensor ...