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Automatic gait recognition by symmetry analysis

Hayfron-Acquah, James, Nixon, Mark S. and Carter, John N. (2003) Automatic gait recognition by symmetry analysis [in special issue: Audio- and Video-based Biometric Person Authentication (AVBPA 2001)] Pattern Recognition Letters, 24, (13), pp. 2175-2183. (doi:10.1016/S0167-8655(03)00086-2).

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We describe a new method for automatic gait recognition based on analysing the symmetry of human motion using the Generalised Symmetry Operator. This approach is reinforced by the psychologists' view that gait is a symmetrical pattern of motion and results show that gait can indeed be recognised by symmetry analysis.

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Published date: September 2003
Keywords: biometrics, symmetry operator, gait recognition
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science


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Date deposited: 14 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:38

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Author: James Hayfron-Acquah
Author: Mark S. Nixon
Author: John N. Carter

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