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Classification of hyperkinetic movements with 3D kinematic measurements
Author(s): Carlo Albani; Manuel Meyer
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Paper Abstract

Hyperkinetic movements, a predominant feature of diseases of the motor system, were measured by using a TV camera system that recognises reflective markers on the body of the patients and reconstructs their 3-D trajectories. Kinematic analysis of the movements allows a global assessment of the hyperkinesias and quantitative classification of torticollis, chorea and athetosis. The value of biomechanical analysis based on kinematic measurement in establishing invariant paramenters of hyperkinesia are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1395, Close-Range Photogrammetry Meets Machine Vision, 13952T (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294344
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Carlo Albani, Univ. Hospital Zürich (Switzerland)
Manuel Meyer, Univ. Hospital Zürich (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1395:
Close-Range Photogrammetry Meets Machine Vision
Armin Gruen; Emmanuel P. Baltsavias, Editor(s)

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