human_data, a MATLAB code which displays an image of an outline of a human body, saves points along the boundary that are selected by user clicks, and writes this data to a file. The file can be used to define a region, which can be triangulated and analyzed by the finite element method (FEM).


The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


human_data is available in a MATLAB version.

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Last revised on 20 May 2021.