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AMAB : automated measurement and analysis of body motion. / Poppe, Ronald; Van der Zee, Sophie; Heylen, Dirk; Taylor, Paul J.

In: Behavior Research Methods, Vol. 46, No. 3, 09.2014, p. 625-633.

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Poppe, R, Van der Zee, S, Heylen, D & Taylor, PJ 2014, 'AMAB: automated measurement and analysis of body motion', Behavior Research Methods, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 625-633. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-013-0398-y

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Poppe, R., Van der Zee, S., Heylen, D., & Taylor, P. J. (2014). AMAB: automated measurement and analysis of body motion. Behavior Research Methods, 46(3), 625-633. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-013-0398-y

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Poppe R, Van der Zee S, Heylen D, Taylor PJ. AMAB: automated measurement and analysis of body motion. Behavior Research Methods. 2014 Sep;46(3):625-633. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-013-0398-y

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Poppe, Ronald ; Van der Zee, Sophie ; Heylen, Dirk ; Taylor, Paul J. / AMAB : automated measurement and analysis of body motion. In: Behavior Research Methods. 2014 ; Vol. 46, No. 3. pp. 625-633.

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