Introducing a New Benchmarked Dataset for Activity Monitoring

Attila Reiss; Didier Stricker

In: Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers. IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC-2012), June 18-22, Newcastle, United Kingdom, Pages 108-109, IEEE, 6/2012.


This paper addresses the lack of a commonly used, standard dataset and established benchmarking problems for physical activity monitoring. A new dataset — recorded from 18 activities performed by 9 subjects, wearing 3 IMUs and a HR-monitor — is created and made publicly available. Moreover, 4 classification problems are benchmarked on the dataset, using a standard data processing chain and 5 different classifiers. The benchmark shows the difficulty of the classification tasks and exposes new challenges for physical activity monitoring.

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence