Calibration of the Human-Body Inertial Parameters Using Inverse Dynamics, LS Technique, Anatomical Values

  • Gentiane Venture
  • Maxime Gautier
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 544)


Using the essential parameters of the human body, we propose to calculate the LS solution with SVD factorization, which is the closest in 2 norm of a set of a priori anatomic values given by literature database. This solution keeps both the same minimum norm error given by the essential parameters and the physical anatomical meaning of the a priori values when the measuring noise and errors are small. Experimental results are presented.


Singular Value Decomposition Essential Parameter Inertial Parameter Physical Consistency Regressor Matrix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gentiane Venture
    • 1
  • Maxime Gautier
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyTokyoJapan
  2. 2.LUNAMUniversité de NantesNantesFrance

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