GB2272763B - Device and method for determining movement - Google Patents

Device and method for determining movement

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Publication number
GB2272763B
GB2272763B GB9323537A GB9323537A GB2272763B GB 2272763 B GB2272763 B GB 2272763B GB 9323537 A GB9323537 A GB 9323537A GB 9323537 A GB9323537 A GB 9323537A GB 2272763 B GB2272763 B GB 2272763B
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device
method
determining movement
determining
movement
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Peter Anthony Ivey
Andrew David Houghton
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University of Sheffield
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University of Sheffield
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Priority to GB939321485A priority patent/GB9321485D0/en
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Publication of GB9323537D0 publication Critical patent/GB9323537D0/en
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GB9323537A 1992-11-14 1993-11-15 Device and method for determining movement Expired - Fee Related GB2272763B (en)

Priority Applications (3)

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GB929223915A GB9223915D0 (en) 1992-11-14 1992-11-14 Device and method for determining movement
GB939321485A GB9321485D0 (en) 1993-10-18 1993-10-18 Device and method for determining movement
GB9323537A GB2272763B (en) 1992-11-14 1993-11-15 Device and method for determining movement

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