Markerless Vision-Based Skeleton Tracking in Therapy of Gross Motor Skill Disorders in Children
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This chapter presents a research towards implementation of a computer vision system for markerless skeleton tracking in therapy of gross motor skill disorders in children suffering from mild cognitive impairment. The proposed system is based on a low-cost 3D sensor and a skeleton tracking software. The envisioned architecture is scalable in the sense that the system may be used as a stand-alone assistive tool for tracking the effects of therapy or it may be integrated with an advanced autonomous conversational agent to maintain the spatial attention of the child and to increase her motivation to undergo a long-term therapy.
Keywords:3D sensing / skeleton tracking / computer-aided therapy / human-machine interaction
Source:New Trends in Medical and Service Robots: Challenges and Solutions, 2014, 79-93
- Springer International Publishing
- Design of Robot as Assistive Technology in Treatement of Children with Developmental Disorders (RS-44008)