Rehab-Net: Deep Learning framework for Arm Movement Classification using Wearable Sensors for Stroke Rehabilitation

Panwar, Madhuri and Biswas, Dwaipayan and Bajaj, Harsh and Jobges, Michael and Turk, Ruth and Maharatna, Koushik and Acharyya, Amit (2019) Rehab-Net: Deep Learning framework for Arm Movement Classification using Wearable Sensors for Stroke Rehabilitation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. ISSN 0018-9294

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In this paper, we present a deep learning framework 'Rehab-Net' for effectively classifying three upper limb movements of the human arm, involving extension, flexion and rotation of the forearm which over the time could provide a measure of rehabilitation progress. The proposed framework, Rehab-Net is formulated with a personalized, light weight and low complex, customized CNN model, using 2-layers of Convolutional neural network (CNN), interleaved with pooling layers, followed by a fully-connected layer that classifies the three movements from tri-axial acceleration input data collected from the wrist. The proposed Rehab-net framework was validated on sensor data collected in two situations-a) seminaturalistic environment involving an archetypal activity of 'making-tea' with 4 stroke survivors and b) natural environment, where 10 stroke survivors were free to perform any desired arm movement for a duration of 120 minutes. We achieve an overall accuracy of 97.89% on semi-naturalistic data and 88.87% on naturalistic data which exceeded state-of-the-art learning algorithms namely, Linear Discriminant Analysis, Support Vector Machines, and k-means clustering with an average accuracy of 48.89%, 44.14% and 27.64%. Subsequently, a computational complexity analysis of the proposed model has been discussed with an eye towards hardware implementation. The clinical significance of this study is to accurately monitor the clinical progress of the rehabilitated subjects under the ambulatory settings.

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Acharyya, Amit
Item Type: Article
Subjects: Electrical Engineering
Divisions: Department of Electrical Engineering
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Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2019 10:11
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