Alveolar Air Volatile Organic Compound Extractor for Clinical Breath Sampling

de Silva, Geethanga ;   Beyette, Fred R

Tags Physiological monitoring

Alveolar air Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) extractor is a handheld breath-sampling device for clinical breath analysis. The device consists...

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Application of Wireless Inertial Measurement Units and EMG Sensors for Studying Deglutition - Preliminary Results

Imtiaz, Usama ;   Yamamura, Kensuke ;   Kong, Weisheng ;   Sessa, Salvatore ;   Lin, Zhuohua ;   Bartolomeo, Luca ;   Ishii, Hiroyuki ;   Zecca, Massimiliano ;   Yamada, Yoshiaki ;   Takanishi, Atsuo

Tags Physiological monitoringIntegrated sensor systemsWireless sensors and systems

Different types of sensors are being used to study deglutition and mastication. These often suffer from problems related to portability,...

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Heart Rate Estimation from FBG Sensors Using Cepstrum Analysis and Sensor Fusion

Zhu, Yongwei ;   Foo, Siang Fook Victor ;   Hao, Jianzhong ;   Maniyeri, Jayachandran ;   Guan, Cuntai ;   Zhang, Haihong ;   Phua, Jiliang Eugene ;   Biswas, Jit

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

This paper presents a method of estimating heart rate from arrays of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors embedded in a mat. A cepstral...

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Investigation of Photoplethysmography and Near Infrared Spectroscopy for the Assessment of Tissue Blood Perfusion

Ysehak Abay, Tomas ;   Kyriacou, Panayiotis

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

Pulse Oximetry (PO) and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) are among the most widely adopted optical techniques for the assessment of...

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Monitoring Respiration and Cardiac Activity During Sleep Using Microbend Fiber Sensor: A Clinical Study and New Algorithm

Chen, Zhihao ;   Teo, Ju Teng ;   Ng, Soon Huat ;   Yang, Xiufeng ;   Zhou, Bin ;   Zhang, Yue ;   Loo, Hwi Ping ;   Zhang, Haihong ;   Thong, Mark

Tags Physiological monitoringOptical and photonic sensors and systems

We report results from a clinical trial for monitoring respiration and cardiac activity of patients during sleep using microbend fiber sensor....

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Toward Using Alpha and Theta Brain Waves to Quantify Programmer Expertise

Crk, Igor ;   Kluthe, Timothy

Tags Physiological monitoring

Empirical studies of programming language learnability and usability have thus far depended on indirect measures of human cognitive...

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