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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2013 Vol.3(4): 448-454 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2013.V3.316

Personal Rehabilitation Exercise Assistant with Kinect and Dynamic Time Warping

Chuan-Jun Su
Abstract—Constant rehabilitation exercises at home are usually required for complimenting prescribed exercises executed in a hospital setting and for expediting a patient’s physical recovery. One of the main issues is to provide technological support for making home-based rehabilitation offering similar outcomes to hospital-based rehabilitation with an occupational physician presented. This paper presents our development of a Kinect-based system for ensuring home-based rehabilitation (KHRD) using Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) algorithm and fuzzy logic. The ultimate goal is to offer assistance for patients to conduct home-based rehabilitation without the presence of a physician and to avoid adverse events.

Index Terms—Home-based rehabilitation, kinect, dynamic time warping (DTW) algorithm, fuzzy logic.

Chuan-Jun Su is with the Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan, ROC (e-mail: iecjsu@satuen.yzu.edu.tw).


Cite:Chuan-Jun Su, "Personal Rehabilitation Exercise Assistant with Kinect and Dynamic Time Warping," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 448-454, 2013.

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