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Diagnosis of the corporal movement in Parkinson’s Disease using Kinect Sensors.

  • R. Torres
  • M. Huerta
  • R. Clotet
  • R. González
  • G. Sagbay
  • M. Erazo
  • J. Pirrone
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 51)

Abstract

This paper presents an approach to capture of the human movement and posture with a Kinect Sensor, in order to assist physicians in the Parkinson’s Diagnosis. The Kinect Sensor allow to measure displacements in the motionless posture that can be interpreted as increments of tremors intensity.

Keywords

Parkinson Kinect Sensor corporal movement 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Torres
    • 1
  • M. Huerta
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  • R. Clotet
    • 1
  • R. González
    • 1
  • G. Sagbay
    • 2
  • M. Erazo
    • 3
  • J. Pirrone
    • 1
  1. 1.Network and Applied Telematics GroupSimon Bolivar UniversityCaracasVenezuela
  2. 2.Universidad Politécnica SalesianaCuencaEcuador
  3. 3.Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  4. 4.Prometeo Project Researcher (SENESCYT)GuayaquilEcuador

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