Clothes Change Detection Using the Kinect Sensor

Dimitris Sgouropoulos, Theodoros Giannakopoulos, Sergios Petridis, Stavros Perantonis, Antonis Korakis


This paper describes a methodology for detecting when a human has changed clothes. Changing clothes is a basic activity of daily living which makes the methodology valuable for tracking the functional status of elderly people, in the context of a non-contract unobtrusive monitoring system. Our approach uses Kinect and the OpenNI SDK, along with a workflow of basic image analysis steps. Evaluation has been conducted on a set of real recordings under various illumination conditions, which is publicly available along with the source code of the proposed system at tyianak/ClothesCode.html.


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Paper Citation

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Sgouropoulos D., Giannakopoulos T., Petridis S., Perantonis S. and Korakis A. (2014). Clothes Change Detection Using the Kinect Sensor . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-046-8, pages 85-89. DOI: 10.5220/0005001200850089

in Bibtex Style

author={Dimitris Sgouropoulos and Theodoros Giannakopoulos and Sergios Petridis and Stavros Perantonis and Antonis Korakis},
title={Clothes Change Detection Using the Kinect Sensor},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014)
TI - Clothes Change Detection Using the Kinect Sensor
SN - 978-989-758-046-8
AU - Sgouropoulos D.
AU - Giannakopoulos T.
AU - Petridis S.
AU - Perantonis S.
AU - Korakis A.
PY - 2014
SP - 85
EP - 89
DO - 10.5220/0005001200850089