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Sonification and smart sensors for healthy ageing


   School of Computing and Information Science

  ,  Applications accepted all year round  Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Project

Research Group

Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group in collaboration with the Exeter Biomechanics Research Team (ExBiRT), University of Exeter

Proposed supervisory team

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Dr Genevieve Williams (University of Exeter)

Dr Jin Zhang

Theme

Wireless sensors, internet of things, data sonification, biomechanics and healthy ageing

Summary of the research project

This research project is part of a series of activities carried out with Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, using smart sensors/wireless sensors and audio analysis in biomechanics and biomedical sciences.

Our approach is based on combining smart sensors, internet of things and data sonification. Sonification is the idea of analysing human movement signals and their relations by translating them into audible waveforms and using the advance sound analysis and spectral techniques to distinguish, characterise and analyse their shapes, amplitudes and structural properties.

This project will investigate the design and implementation of small (possibly wearable), wireleless smart sensors with a special focus on healthy ageing.

Where you'll study

Cambridge

Funding

This project is self-funded.

Details of studentships for which funding is available are selected by a competitive process and are advertised on our jobs website as they become available.

Next steps

If you wish to be considered for this project, you will need to apply for our Computer and Information Science PhD. In the section of the application form entitled 'Outline research proposal', please quote the above title and include a research proposal.


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