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On the study about an communication system by opening and shutting of an eyelid-application to the support system of medical care

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5 Author(s)
Uchikado, Shigeru ; Dept. of Inf. Sci., Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan ; Satoh, T. ; Mizukami, Y. ; Maehara, T.
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Bedridden persons who have the inconvenient hands, legs and mouth can tell his/her will to a nurse by only opening and shutting his/her eyelids. Hence a medical care support system for such persons to become to be able to communicate to other people has been desired. In this paper, a system to automatically estimate opening and shutting of an eyelid from a sequence of real images which are taken by CCD camera has been developed.

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Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, 2002. ICARCV 2002. 7th International Conference on  (Volume:3 )

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2-5 Dec. 2002