Guest, R.M. and Donnelly, N. and Fairhurst, M.C. and Potter, J.M. (2004) Using Image Analysis Techniques to Analyse Figure Copying Performance of Patients with Visuo-Spatial Neglect from Control Groups. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 36 (2). pp. 347-354. ISSN 0743-3808 .
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Figure copying is often used to detect visuospatial. neglect (VSN) in brain-damaged patients. We describe algorithms that enable the computation of parameters for describing figure-copying performance. The researcher can readily implement these algorithms on a computer using image analysis software, and they provide information on goodness-of-fit, relative to a standard model, as well as on dynamic aspects of subjects' performance in completing figure copies. To demonstrate the clinical utility of these algorithms, preliminary results from a group of right-hemisphere brain-damaged patients, some of whom have VSN, are compared with those for age-matched controls.
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA1637 Image Analysis, Image Processing|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Image and Information Engineering|
|Depositing User:||Yiqing Liang|
|Date Deposited:||23 Sep 2008 17:50|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:32|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8706 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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