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Applications of Fresnel-Kirchhoff diffraction theory in the analysis of human-motion Doppler sonar grams.
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PMID:  21110534     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Observed human-gait features in Doppler sonar grams are explained by using the Boulic-Thalmann (BT) model to predict joint angle time histories and the temporal displacements of the body center of mass. Body segments are represented as ellipsoids. Temporally dependent velocities at the proximal and distal end of key body segments are determined from BT. Doppler sonar grams are computed by mapping velocity-time dependent spectral acoustic-cross sections for the body segments onto time-velocity space, mimicking the Short Time Fourier Transform used in the Doppler sonar processing. Comparisons to measured data indicate that dominant returns come from trunk, thigh and lower leg.
Authors:
Marshall Bradley; James M Sabatier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America     Volume:  128     ISSN:  1520-8524     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503051     Medline TA:  J Acoust Soc Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  EL248-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Center for Physical Acoustics, The University of Mississippi, 1 Coliseum Drive, University, Mississippi 38677, USA. rrbradle@olemiss.edu
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