Applying singular value decomposition on accelerometer data for 1D convolutional neural network based fall detection

Applying singular value decomposition on accelerometer data for 1D convolutional neural network based fall detection

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The usefulness of applying singular value decomposition (SVD) on triaxial accelerometer data for one-dimensional (1D) convolutional neural network (CNN) based fall and activity recognition is investigated. Three-dimensional reduction methods, namely, SVD, sparse principal component analysis, and kernel principal component analysis, are compared for their effectiveness in extracting useful features for fall and activity recognition. Experiments conducted on three public falls and activities of daily living datasets show that SVD applied to acceleration data coupled with raw acceleration data or acceleration signal magnitude vector exhibited better 1D CNN fall and activity recognition accuracy than those using other principal component analysis based acceleration features.


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