Gender recognition using artificial neural networks and data coming from force plates

  • Jakub Krzysztof GrabskiEmail author
  • Tomasz Walczak
  • Martyna Michałowska
  • Magdalena Cieślak
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 623)


The paper deals with a problem of automatic gender recognition based on parameters obtained from the force plates. The ground reaction force is recorded and some selected parameters of the curve are calculated. These parameters are used in this study as inputs to artificial neural network which should recognize if the individual is male or famale. The results of recognition are satisfactory and presented in the paper.


gender recognition human gait ground reaction force artificial neural networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakub Krzysztof Grabski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tomasz Walczak
    • 1
  • Martyna Michałowska
    • 1
  • Magdalena Cieślak
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and ManagementPoznan University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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