Self Organising Maps for Anatomical Joint Constraint

Jenkins, Glenn and Dacey, Michael (2011) Self Organising Maps for Anatomical Joint Constraint. 13th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation.

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The accurate simulation of anatomical joint models is becoming increasingly important for both realistic animation and diagnostic medical applications. Recent models have exploited unit quaternions to eliminate ingularities when modelling orientations between limbs at a joint. This has led to the development of quaternion based joint constraint validation and correction methods. In this paper a novel method for implicitly modelling unit quaternion joint constraints using Self Organizing Maps (SOMs) is proposed which attempts to address the limitations of current constraint validation and correction approaches. Initial results show that the resulting SOMs are capable of modelling regular spherical constraints on the orientation of the limb.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Citation: Jenkins, G., Dacey. M. E. Self Organising Maps for Anatomical Joint Constraint, 13th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, Cambridge, pp. 42-47, 2011, doi:10:1109/UKSIM.2011.18.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self Organizing Map, Unit Quaternion, Constraint, Neural Network
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Institutes and Academies > Wales Institute for Science & Art (WISA) > Academic Discipline: Applied Computing
Depositing User: John Dalling
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2014 11:26
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2016 15:25

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