Proposal and Preliminary Fall-related Activities Recognition in Indoor Environment

Hemant Ghayvat, Sharnil Pandya, Ashish Patel

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Falls are a noteworthy reason for grievances and deaths in elderlies. Notwithstanding when no damage happens, about majority of elderlies are identity unfit to get up without help. The expanded time of lying on the floor frequently prompts restorative complications, including muscle impairment, lack of hydration, unease, and trepidation of falling. Here, a fall sensing unit is accounted that is affixed to a subjects' midsection and incorporates a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, a multiplexer, a filter, and a microcontroller. Moreover, the fall detection system also used IMU data on the mobile phone. Change in angular velocity, noise cancelation, and the ADC transformation was achieved by the hardware. The handled flag is conveyed to a PC through ZigBee and processed through the dedicated programming. Fall sensing approach comprised feature selection, mining and a machine learning calculation for characterizing the parameters. In this paper, we propose a fall discovery calculation which is shaped by feature selection, discovery, mining and handling. An aggregate of six highlights was ascertained in feature selection. Four of them are identified with the gravity vector which is extricated from accelerometer information by utilizing the low-pass filter. As falling generally happens in a vertical course, the gravity-related characteristics are helpful. The system also uses one of the ambient sensing units, which is a movement sensing unit. The PIR sensor-based movement sensing unit is used to enhance the accuracy of fall detection activity. The feature from the movement sensing unit substantially reduced the false alarms.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 IEEE 19th International Conference on Communication Technology, ICCT 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781728105352
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event19th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology, ICCT 2019 - Xi'an, China
Duration: 16 Oct 201919 Oct 2019

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NameInternational Conference on Communication Technology Proceedings, ICCT


Conference19th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology, ICCT 2019

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