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2012 | 18 | 1 | 23-28
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Development of a method of exposed characteristic points in activity pattern for rat behaviour classification

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A fast method for visual inspection and classification of massive locomotor activity data registered from laboratory rats is presented. Positions in the home cage of one hundred rats have been constantly recorded during 90 day period using photodiodes and beam crossing method with use of custom build system. Direct inspection and comparison of classic form of actograms did not bring information for fast and easy recognition of anomalies in daily behavioural cycle. A method of obtaining fast and easy to compare locomotor activity pattern is presented. The key point of proposed method is exposition of characteristic points in the activity diagram. About 9000 actograms were inspected and classified for investigation with use of ANOVA.
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18
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1
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23-28
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published
1 - 03 - 2012
online
26 - 02 - 2013
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  • Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Św. A. Boboli 8, 02-525 Warsaw, Poland, kamil@mchtr.pw.edu.pl
  • NASK (Research and Academic Computer Network), Wąwozowa 18, 02-796 Warsaw, Poland
  • Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology, Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw, Poland
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10013-012-0004-0
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