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Monitoring of Human Movements for Fall Detection and Activities Recognition in Elderly Care Using Wireless Sensor Network: a Survey

By Stefano Abbate, Marco Avvenuti, Paolo Corsini, Janet Light and Alessio Vecchio

Submitted: May 11th 2010Reviewed: August 17th 2010Published: December 14th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/13802

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