• Activity segmentation with special emphasis on sit-to-stand analysis 

    Banerjee, Tanvi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    In this study, we present algorithms to segment the activities of sitting and standing, and identify the regions of sit-to-stand transitions in a given image sequence. As a means of fall risk assessment, we propose methods ...
  • Fall detection using acoustic features and one class classifiers 

    Mahnot, Abhishek (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    With the increasing of elderly population, there are more and more health problems occurring in everyday activities among this group of people. An investigation shows many elderly people get injures or trigger more serious ...
  • Human fall detection using a circular audio sensor array 

    Zeng, Zhiling, 1985- (University of Missouri-Columbia, 2010)
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau estimate (March 2010), there were 38.9 million people 65 years and older in the United States in 2008. In 2005, 15,800 people 65 years and older died, and an estimated 1.8 million people ...
  • PIR sensing array for fall detection 

    Moore, Michael James, 1983- (University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011)
    The purpose of the Fuzzy PIR Fall Detection Array is to keep the elderly safe by providing a means for an immediate response to falls while still allowing them to enjoy the same independence they felt before fall detection ...