A Fast Algorithm for Extracting the Breathing Rate from PPG Signal

Locatelli, Davide ;   Fusco, Alessandra ;   Onorati, Francesco ;   Santambrogio, Marco

Tags Signals and systems

In this contribution, an algorithm for breathing rate extraction with low computational complexity is proposed. The here presented approach is...

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A Heart Rate Detection Method using Bio-Impedance and MUSIC Algorithm with Reduced Sensitivity to Motion

Lee, Jonghwa ;   Cho, SeongHwan

Tags Biomedical signal classification

In this work, a motion-tolerant heart rate detection method using bio-impedance and Multiple Signal Classification (MUSIC) algorithm is proposed....

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A Low-Cost Drowsiness Detection System as a Medical Mobile Application

Samir, Ahmed ;   Seddik, Ahmed ;   Shawky, Doaa

Tags Neural networks in biosignal processing and classification

Healthcare is in the middle of a mobile revolution. Mobile medical apps are popping up all over. People are using them to monitor specific...

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Adaptive Removal of Motion Artifacts in Biopotential Measurements by using the Power-Line Interference

Xu, Lin ;   Rooijakkers, Michael Johannes ;   Peuscher, Jan ;   Rabotti, Chiara ;   Mischi, Massimo

Tags Adaptive filteringSignal processing in physiological systems

This study presents a novel adaptive filtering method for motion artefact removal, which does not require an additional sensor nor any signal...

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An Integrating Sphere-Type Finger-Photoplethysmography with Higher Accuracy and Sensitivity towards Practical Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Constituents

Yamakoshi, Yasuhiro ;   Matsumura, Kenta ;   Yamakoshi, Takehiro ;   Lee, Jihyoung ;   Motoi, Kosuke ;   Rolfe, Peter ;   Shimizu, Koichi ;   Yamakoshi, Ken-ichi

Tags Signals and systems

Towards practical non-invasive optical measurement of blood constituents, especially alcohol (BAL) and glucose (BGL), a new integrating...

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Assessment of Cardiorespiratory Interactions in West Syndrome using Phase Rectified Signal Averaging

Varon, Carolina ;   Jansen, Katrien ;   Lagae, Lieven ;   Van Huffel, Sabine

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsMultivariate signal processingBiomedical signal classification

West syndrome is an age-dependent epilepsy that deeply affects the cardiorespiratory controls of the autonomic nervous system. This work...

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Assessment of Information Transfer between EEG and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy by Means of Transfer Entropy

Youssef Ali Amer, Ahmed ;   Caicedo Dorado, Alexander ;   Thewissen, Liesbeth ;   Smits, Anne ;   Elbarbary, Khairy ;   Allegaert, Karel ;   Naulaers, Gunnar ;   Van Huffel, Sabine

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsDirectionalityCausality

In this study we assess the directionality of transfer of information between Electroencephalography (EEG) and Near-infrared spectroscopy...

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Binary Autonomic State Classification based on Basic Heart Rate Variability Indices

Ito, Toshiki ;   Yamashita, Shohei ;   Yana, Kazuo

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsMultivariate signal processing

This paper examined the basic state classification accuracy utilizing standard heart rate variability (HRV) indices. HF, LF/HF, HRV mean and...

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Cardiorespiratory Capacity of Heart Rate

Fedotov, Alexander ;   Akulova, Anna ;   Akulov, Sergey

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsMultivariate signal processingNonlinear coupling of biomedical signals

This paper considers the novel algorithm for assessment of cardiorespiratory capacity based on the modified phase-rectified signal averaging...

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Cardiovascular Control in Spontaneous Hypertensive and Normotensive Sinoaortic Denervated Rats during Hemorrhagic Shock

Aletti, Federico ;   Dos Santos, Fernando ;   Dias Moreira, Edson ;   Irigoyen, Maria Claudia ;   Ferrario, Manuela

Tags Closed loop systems in physiological systemsMultivariate signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

Hemorrhagic shock is characterized by blood loss, rapid decrease in blood pressure, and sympathetic activation aimed at increasing heart rate...

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Contact-Less Video-Based Tracking of Heart Rate

Bandini, Andrea ;   Orlandi, Silvia ;   Capo, Alessandro ;   Vannetti, Federica ;   Pasquini, Guido ;   Manfredi, Claudia

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsTime-scale and wavelets

We present a recursive method for heart rate (HR) estimation from video data capable to track HR variations due to a physical exercise....

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Control of the One Dimensional Map Dynamics of the Cardiac Action Potential Duration

Kesmia, Mounira ;   Boughaba, Soraya ;   Jacquir, Sabir

Tags Nonlinear dynamics in biomedical signalsNonlinear analysis of biomedical signalsDeterministic chaos in biomedical signal analysis

The aim of this work is to investigate the control of the chaos in the one dimensional map which modelizes the duration of the current...

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Detection of Change in Time-Course of Cortical Connectivity during Short-Term Memory Test

Kikuchi, Ryo ;   Ono, Yumie ;   Yokosawa, Koichi ;   Ishiyama, Atsushi

Tags Phase locking estimation in biosignal analysisConnectivity measurementsPrincipal component analysis

The cortical connectivity was studied using magnetoencephalography (MEG) in a modified version of the visual Sternberg paradigm. A combined...

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Discriminating Patterns of Neuronal Activity by Self Organization Map with Fuzzy Sets

Minoshima, Wataru ;   Ito, Hidekatsu ;   Kudoh, Suguru

Tags Fuzzy approaches to signal pattern classificationNeural networks in biosignal processing and classificationBiomedical signal classification

Recently, neuronal prosthesis is focused, especially represented at the Brain-Computer Interface (BCI). To decode neuronal signals...

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EEG Analysis for Learning in Cognitive Arithmetic Processing using a Brain Computer Interface

Jaime, Camacho ;   Nieves, Orlando ;   Huertas, Raul ;   Manian, Vidya

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systemsNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

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EEG Single-Channel Time Frequency Analysis for Motor Imagery Classification

Jaime, Camacho ;   Huertas, Raul ;   Manian, Vidya

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsTime-scale and waveletsBiomedical signal classification

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EEMD-Based Signal Processing for Arterial Tonometry Blood Pressure

Huang, Yen-Ming ;   Hsieh, Hsiang-Hua ;   Hsieh, Yi-Yen

Tags Empirical mode decomposition in biosignal analysisNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

In this study, we proposed an effective signal processing system based on Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition (EEMD) method to remove the...

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Entropy of Ordinal Patterns for Signals from the Head-Up Tilt Test

Wejer, Dorota ;   Makowiec, Danuta

Tags Nonlinear dynamics in biomedical signalsNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

Recently proposed approach to permutation entropy to include ordinal patterns with repeated values, can be significantly enhanced if...

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Estimation of Knee Extensor Strength using Wearable Sensors

Sato, Yoshikuni ;   Nakada, Toru ;   Kozuka, Kazuki ;   Kiyono, Masaki ;   Nonoyama, Tadayoshi ;   Kubota, Masafumi ;   Koie, Yusuke ;   Yasutake, Masaki ;   Yamamura, Osamu

Tags Data mining in biosignalsPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

In this paper, we present a new method of estimating knee extensor strength that is based on wearable sensors and machine learning. Our...

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Estimation of Propagation Structure during Epileptic Seizure in Temporal Lobe

Yoshioka, Yasuto ;   Yoshida, Hisashi ;   Miyauchi, Masaharu ;   Nakano, Naoki ;   Kato, Amami

Tags Connectivity measurements

Intractable epilepsy is commonly treated by surgery to remove epileptic foci or transect propagation paths. It is, therefore, important to...

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Evaluation of Sampling Paradigms using Multiple Images for Increasing the Repeatability of Static Vessel Analysis

Rieger, Steffen ;   Vilser, Walthard ;   Baumgarten, Daniel

Tags Data mining in biosignals

Results of Static Vessel Analysis are affected by uncertainties caused by biological variations. In this work, we investigate the benefit of...

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Evaluation of Sparse Representation based Classification Method for Online Brain-Computer Interface Systems

Shin, Younghak ;   Lee, Seungchan ;   Lee, Heung-No

Tags Biomedical signal classificationNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

Due to the inherent non-stationarity of electroencephalogram (EEG) signals, online brain-computer interface (BCI) classification is difficult...

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Fault Tolerance Analysis of Restricted Boltzmann Machines in Deep Learning for Embedded Biosignal Processing

Marukame, Takao ;   Calabrese, Enrico ;   Schmid, Alexandre

Tags Nonlinear analysis of biomedical signalsNonlinear coupling of biomedical signalsClosed loop systems in physiological systems

The implementation of robust hardware which maintains long-term reliable performance is a key aspect of embedded biosignal processing using...

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Feasibility Study on Joint Angle Estimation by Means of Muscle Bulge Movement Longitudinally Along the Forearm

Kato, Akira ;   Matsumoto, Yuya ;   Kobayashi, Yo ;   Sugano, Shigeki ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Signals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Controlling the extent of motion from surface electromyogram requires the complex musculoskeletal model, and is not put into current...

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Feature Extraction in Accelerometer-Based Mechanomyography during Pediatric Gait

Plewa, Katherine ;   Chau, Tom

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsTime-scale and wavelets

Mechanomyography is a good way to measure muscle activity and provide biofeedback; however, motion artifact in dynamic movements poses a...

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Influence of Soft Tissue Artifacts of Mid-Thigh Skin Marker during Treadmill Running in Different Speeds

Zeitoune, Gabriel ;   Leporace, Gustavo ;   Metsavaht, Leonardo ;   Batista, Luiz Alberto ;   Nadal, Jurandir

Tags Biomedical signal classification

The present study aims measuring the influence of different running speeds in the mid-thigh marker’s trajectory error. Eight subjects...

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Interictal Networks in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Revealed by Joint ICA

Hunyadi, Borbala ;   Van Huffel, Sabine

Tags Independent component analysisMultivariate signal processingBlind source separation

We study the spatiotemporal characteristics of the epileptic network during interictal activity. Joint ICA of EEG and fMRI data reveals...

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Large-Scale Prediction of Acute Hypotensive Episodes via Locality-Sensitive Hashing on Physiological Waveform Time Series

Kim, Yongwook Bryce ;   O'Reilly, Una-May

Tags Data mining in biosignalsPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsBiomedical signal classification

We propose a fast, scalable locality-sensitive hashing method for the problem of predicting acute hypotensive episodes based on massive...

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Local Field Potentials for Understanding Pathophysiology of Tourette Syndrome: Preliminary Results

Rosa, Manuela ;   Marceglia, Sara ;   Servello, Domenico ;   Priori, Alberto

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Neurophysiological recordings from deep brain structures in Tourette syndrome patients undergoing surgery for deep brain stimulation...

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Metrics for the Background EEG Assessment in Asphyxiated Infants

Matic, Vladimir ;   Cherian, Perumpillichira Joseph ;   Ansari, Amir Hossein ;   Koolen, Ninah ;   Govaert, Paul ;   Naulaers, Gunnar ;   Van Huffel, Sabine ;   De Vos, Maarten

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsData mining in biosignalsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

This work proposes novel EEG-based metrics to be used for the assessment of background EEG abnormalities encountered in neonates with...

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Multitaper Frequency Domain Bootstrap

Kim, Seong-Eun ;   Ba, Demba ;   Brown, Emery N

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignals

Spectral properties of the electroencephalogram (EEG) are commonly used in computational neuroscience to assess differences in brain...

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Noise Suppression of Microelectrode Recording of Multichannel EMG Writers Cramp Signals and Principal Component Analysis

Rama Raju, Venkateshwarla

Tags Principal component analysisEmpirical mode decomposition in biosignal analysisMultivariate signal processing

INTRODUCTION Electromyography (EMG) is a complex signal arising from muscle contraction. Its characteristics are affected ny many factors...

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Noise-Robust Auditory Evoked Potential Extraction Algorithm

Ku, Yunseo ;   Byun, Wooseok ;   Kim, Ji-Hoon ;   Kim, Hee Chan

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsPhase locking estimation in biosignal analysisNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

This paper presents an auditory evoked potential (AEP) extraction algorithm with the singular spectrum analysis that is robust to background...

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Objective Assessment of Pathological Tremor Severity

Belda-Lois, Juan-Manuel ;   Prieto, Luis ;   Artacho, Carla

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsPrincipal component analysis

Pathological tremor is the most common movement disorder. Objective assessment of pathological tremor will allow bioengineers to quantify the...

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Online EEG Artifact Rejection based on Automatic Dimensionality Reduction

Freitas, Lorena ;   Blankertz, Benjamin ;   Höhne, Johannes

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classification

A method for real-time rejection of EEG artifacts is introduced. Results from artificially contaminated data show that the approach also...

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Shaping a Set of Oriented Connections among Brain Areas by Comparison between Coherence and Granger Causality

Pizzi, Rita ;   Rutigliano, Teresa ;   Musumeci, Marialessia

Tags Partial and total coherenceCausalityConnectivity measurements

To assess the intensity of connections between different human brain areas we processed signals recorded from 16 intracranial electrodes in...

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SVM-Based Non-Intrusive Sleep Staging Method for OSA Patients

Joo, Kwangmin ;   Yoon, Heenam ;   Jung, Dawoon ;   Hwang, Suhwan ;   Choi, Sangho ;   Choi, Jaewon ;   Lee, Yujin ;   Jeong, Do-Un ;   Park, Kwang S.

Tags Neural networks in biosignal processing and classificationBiomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systems

It is known that the sleep structure is related with sleep-related diseases, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes etc. Therefore the...

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The Diurnal Changes in the QT and RR Intervals for Type II Diabetes Correlate with Total Cholesterol and Triacylglyceride

Masuda, Yuta ;   Yana, Kazuo ;   Ono, Takuya

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

This study shows the evidence that diurnal amplitude of QT and RR intervals as well as QT-RR co-variability significantly correlates with Total...

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The Effective Bandwidth as a Useful Measure of Evaluating HRV Power Spectrum Estimation Accuracy

Aihara, Mitsuki ;   Nagai, Hidenao ;   Suga, Masaki ;   Yana, Kazuo

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

This paper demonstrates the usefulness of the index named the effective bandwidth for evaluating the estimation accuracy of HRV power...

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Uterine Activity Monitoring by Electrohysterogram Recurrence Plot Analysis

Hurezeanu, Bogdan ;   Taralunga, Dragos-Daniel ;   Strungaru, Rodica ;   Ungureanu, G. Mihaela

Tags Nonlinear analysis of biomedical signalsSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classification

The article proposes the recurrence plot analysis to detect high-risk pregnancies using electrohysterographic signals. The computed proposed...

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Wake-Sleep Transition as an Opening of Cortico-Thalamo-Cortical Loop

Yamaguchi, Ikuhiro ;   Togo, Fumiharu ;   Kishi, Akifumi ;   Nakamura, Toru ;   Yamamoto, Yoshiharu

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

The important role of the thalamus in the sleep onset has been recognized. Although the direct detection of the functional change of the...

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