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Table 1 Sleep stage simulation protocol

From: A lightweight sensing platform for monitoring sleep quality and posture: a simulated validation study

Simulated sleep stage Major transition permitted Minor transition permitted Movement between transitions permitted
Awake Every 30 s No Yes
Sleep No Every minute Limited
REM sleep No No No
  1. The degree of movement permitted during the each of the simulated sleep stages is outlined along with corresponding major and minor transition frequencies where appropriate