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Panagiotis Tsinganos, Bruno Cornelis, Jan Cornelis, Bart Jansen, Athanassios Skodras
 

PhyCS 2018 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems

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Abstract 

In recent years, Deep Learning methods have been successfully applied to a wide range of image and speech recognition problems highly impacting other research fields. As a result, new works in biomedical engineer- ing are directed towards the application of these methods to electromyography-based gesture recognition. In this paper, we present a brief overview of Deep Learning methods for electromyography-based hand gesture recognition along with an analysis of a modified simple model based on Convolutional Neural Networks. The proposed network yields a 3% improvement on the classification accuracy of the basic model, whereas the analysis helps in understanding the limitations of the model and exploring new ways to improve the perfor- mance.

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