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Automated human age estimation at death via bone microstructures

Khan, Ijaz and Abdul Jamil, Muhammad Mahadi and Tengku Ibrahim, Tengku Nadzlin and Mohd Nor, Faridah (2016) Automated human age estimation at death via bone microstructures. In: 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering, 25-27 November 2016, Penang, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper present a proposed method for automatic human age at death estimation using image processing and pattern recognition techniques. The bone samples are taken from ulna, radius, humerus, femur, tibia and fibula of Malaysian population. Ten different bone microstructures are selected for analysis in order to create regression equation for age estimation. Selected microstructure can be extracted using image preprocessing and texture extraction algorithms. Different classification methods are proposed for automatic human age estimation in Malaysian population. This paper provide significant implications in the computation of fragmentary skeletal remains and forensic population samples for age estimation purpose.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Age at death estimation; image processing; bone microstructures; histomorphometry
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11686
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