Recognition of false alarms in fall detection systems

FREE-DOWNLOAD S Abbate, M Avvenuti, G Cola, P Corsini… – … (CCNC), 2011 research –
Abstract—Falls are a major cause of hospitalization and injury- related deaths among the elderly
population. The detrimental effects of falls, as well as the negative impact on health services
costs, have led to a great interest on fall detection systems by the health-care industry.