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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 18

Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

A Deep Learning and Multimodal Ambient Sensing Framework for Human Activity Recognition

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2019F50

Citation: Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 18, pages 101105 ()

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Abstract. Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is an important area of research in ambient intelligence for various contexts such as ambient-assisted living. The existing HAR approaches are mostly based either on vision, mobile or wearable sensors. In this paper, we propose a hybrid approach for HAR by combining three types of sensing technologies, namely: smartphone accelerometer, RGB cameras and ambient sensors. Acceleration and video streams are analyzed using multiclass Support Vector Machine (SVM) and Convolutional Neural Networks, respectively. Such an analysis is improved with the ambient sensing data to assign semantics to human activities using description logic rules. For integration, we design and implement a Framework to address human activity recognition pipeline from the data collection phase until activity recognition and visualization. The various use cases and performance evaluations of the proposed approach show clearly its utility and efficiency in several everyday scenarios.


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