Classification of Anthropometric Data using Neural Networks

Ricardo Ferreira Vieira de Castro, Pedro Henrique Gouvêa Coelho, Joaquim Augusto Pinto Rodrigues, Luiz Biondi Neto

Abstract

This paper proposes the use of neural networks to help with the solution to a problem demanded by the productive sector in the manufacture of work cabinets compatible with the characteristics of a group of individuals that characterize a good sampling of the studied population. The study is intended to serve as a basis for further work aimed for good ergonomics in meeting the basic conditions necessary for the comfort and welfare of the operators of these jobs. In this investigation we used Kohonen neural networks to sort the data related to the height of the seat-eye level and length of the seat forearm-hand. The results showed that the use of this tool is effective and allows its application in studies using more anthropometric variables making possible to explore further needs.

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Ferreira Vieira de Castro R., Henrique Gouvêa Coelho P., Augusto Pinto Rodrigues J. and Biondi Neto L. (2012). Classification of Anthropometric Data using Neural Networks . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-12-9, pages 116-119. DOI: 10.5220/0004002301160119


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis12,
author={Ricardo Ferreira Vieira de Castro and Pedro Henrique Gouvêa Coelho and Joaquim Augusto Pinto Rodrigues and Luiz Biondi Neto},
title={Classification of Anthropometric Data using Neural Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2012},
pages={116-119},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004002301160119},
isbn={978-989-8565-12-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Classification of Anthropometric Data using Neural Networks
SN - 978-989-8565-12-9
AU - Ferreira Vieira de Castro R.
AU - Henrique Gouvêa Coelho P.
AU - Augusto Pinto Rodrigues J.
AU - Biondi Neto L.
PY - 2012
SP - 116
EP - 119
DO - 10.5220/0004002301160119