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 Lossless Data Reduction Technique for Wireless EEG Recorders and Its use in Selective Data Filtering for Seizure Monitoring

Dai, Chengliang ;   Bailey, Christopher

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

This paper presents a time-domain based lossless data reduction technique called Log2 Sub-band encoding, which is designed for reducing the...

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A Microsaccadic Latency Analysis of the Amblyopic Eye

Kanoh, Yuji ;   Kohama, Takeshi ;   Nakai, Yuma ;   Yoshida, Hisashi

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

It is known that the symptom of amblyopia isimproved by attention traning. However,the index which are improvement of effect of that training...

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A Neural Network based Infant Monitoring System to Facilitate Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures

Ogura, Yuya ;   Hayashi, Hideaki ;   Nakashima, Shota ;   Soh, Zu ;   Shibanoki, Taro ;   Shimatani, Koji ;   Takeuchi, Akihito ;   Nakamura, Makoto ;   Okumura, Akihisa ;   Kurita, Yuichi ;   Tsuji, Toshio

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignals and systemsData mining in biosignals

In this paper, we propose an infant monitoring system that automatically detects epileptic seizures in domestic and hospital environments. The...

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A New Method for Attenuation of Respiration Artifacts in Electrogastrographic (EGG) Signals

Komorowski, Dariusz, Waldemar ;   Tkacz, Ewaryst

Tags Signals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systemsAdaptive filtering

Electrogastrography (EGG) is a test method designed for noninvasive assessment of gastric slow waves propagation. The EGG signal is obtained...

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A Research on the Feasibility of Cardiac Output Estimation using Photoplethysmogram and Ballistocardiogram

Kim, Hyun Jo ;   Kim, Heejin ;   Ku, Yunseo ;   Yoon, Hyung-Jin

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsNonlinear dynamics in biomedical signalsSignals and systems

This study investigated the feasibility of photoplethysmogram (PPG) and ballistocardiogram (BCG) for daily life cardiac output (CO) monitoring....

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A Robust Heartbeat Detector not Depending on ECG Sampling Rate

Augustyniak, Piotr

Tags Signals and systemsParametric filtering and estimationNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

All ECG processing algorithms start with heart beat detection, making the reliability of this step crucial for the quality of the whole...

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A System for Automated Quantification of Cutaneous Electrogastrograms

Paskaranandavadivel, Niranchan ;   Bull, Simon H. ;   Parsell, Doug ;   Cheng, Leo K ;   Abell, Thomas

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignals and systems

Clinical evaluation of cutaneous electrogastrograms (EGG) is important for understanding the role of slow waves in functional motility...

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A Wall-Less Poly(vinyl Alcohol) Cryogel Flow Phantom with Accurate Scattering Properties for Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Propagation Channels Analysis

Weir, Alexander James ;   Sayer, Robin ;   Wang, Cheng-Xiang ;   Parks, Stuart

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

Medical phantoms are frequently required to verify image and signal processing systems, and are often used to support algorithm development...

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Age-Related Motor Unit Remodeling in the Tibialis Anterior

Siddiqi, Ariba ;   Kant Kumar, Dinesh ;   Poosapadi Arjunan, Sridhar

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsNonlinear analysis of biomedical signalsSignals and systems

Limited studies exist on the use of surface electromyogram (EMG) signal features to detect age-related motor unit remodeling in the Tibialis...

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An Analytical Model for Regular Respiratory Signals Derived from the Probability Density Function of Rayleigh Distribution

Li, Xin ;   Li, Ye

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systems

Regular respiratory signals (RRSs) acquired with physiological sensing systems (e.g., the life-detection radar system) can be used to locate...

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An Improved Artifact Removal Algorithm for Continuous Cardiac Output and Blood Pressure Recordings

Tronstad, Christian ;   Omenås, Ivar Nagelgaard ;   Rosseland, Leiv Arne

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

Measurement artifacts are common in hemodynamic recordings such as cardiac output and blood pressure. Manual artifact removal is cumbersome...

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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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An Open-Source Toolbox for Standardized use of PhysioNet Sleep EDF Expanded Database

Imtiaz, Syed Anas ;   Rodriguez-Villegas, Esther

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

PhysioNet Sleep EDF database has been the most popular source of data used for developing and testing many automatic sleep staging...

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Analysis and Classification of Oximetry Recordings to Predict Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children

Gutierrez, Gonzalo Cesar ;   Kheirandish-Gozal, Leila ;   Álvarez, Daniel ;   Crespo, Andrea ;   Philby, Mona F. ;   Mohammadi, Meelad ;   del Campo, Félix ;   Gozal, David ;   Hornero, Roberto

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

Current study is focused around the potential use of oximetry to determine the obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) severity...

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Analysis of Uterine Activity in Nonpregnant Women by Electrohysterography: A Feasibility Study

Rabotti, Chiara ;   Sammali, Federica ;   Kuijsters, Nienke Pertronella Maria ;   Kortenhorst, Madeleine Susanne Quirine ;   Schoot, Benedictus Christiaan ;   Mischi, Massimo

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

With an overall effectiveness below 30%, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is in urgent need for improvements, especially in view of the increasing...

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Assessment of Quality of ECG for Accurate Estimation of Heart Rate Variability in Newborns

Gholinezhadasnefestani, Shima ;   Temko, Andriy ;   Stevenson, Nathan ;   Boylan, Geraldine ;   Lightbody, Gordon ;   Marnane, Liam

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

The Heart Rate Variability has been recently used to determine the severity of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy in neonates. However, it was...

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Automatic Artifact Suppression in Simultaneous TDCS-EEG using Adaptive Filtering

Mancini, Matteo ;   Pellicciari, Maria Concetta ;   Brignani, Debora ;   Mauri, Piercarlo ;   De Marchis, Cristiano ;   Miniussi, Carlo ;   Conforto, Silvia

Tags Adaptive filteringNonlinear filteringSignals and systems

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation method that can be used in cognitive and clinical protocols...

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Automatic Sleep Staging using State Machine-Controlled Decision Trees

Imtiaz, Syed Anas ;   Rodriguez-Villegas, Esther

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

Automatic sleep staging from a reduced number of channels is desirable to save time, reduce costs and make sleep monitoring more accessible...

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Brain Activities during Synchronized Tapping Task

Murakami, Akiho ;   Hiroyasu, Tomoyuki ;   Goto, Mao ;   Yokouchi, Hisatake

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

This study aims to investigate how people process information about other people to determine a response during human-to-human cooperative...

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Changes in Cerebrovascular Time Constant in Response to Lower Body Negative Pressure

Kasprowicz, Magdalena ;   Czosnyka, Marek ;   Placek, Michal Marcin ;   Diehl, Rolf R. ;   Haubrich, Christina

Tags Signals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systems

The cerebrovascular time constant (?[s]) theoretically estimates the pulse arrival time in the cerebral arteries. In this study, we aim to...

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Comparison of Preferences of Kawaii Characters by Eye Tracking between Genders and Generations of Japanese

Ohkura, Michiko ;   Iida, Ikumi ;   Sano, Hiroya ;   Morishita, Wataru

Tags Signals and systems

Kawaii, which represents an affective value, evoked such positive meanings as cute, and lovable. In the 21st century, the affective values of...

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Computerised Objective Measurement of Strain in Voiced Speech

Jalalinajafabadi, Farideh ;   Gadepalli, Chaitanya ;   Ghasempour, Mohsen ;   Lujan, Mikel ;   Cheetham, Barry ;   Homer, Jarrod

Tags Signals and systemsBiomedical signal classificationMultivariate signal processing

Voice quality assessment is required by healthcare professionals in patients suffering from voice problems. Speech and language therapists...

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Detection of the Recovery Phase of in Vivo Gastric Slow Wave Recordings

Paskaranandavadivel, Niranchan ;   Pan, Xingzheng ;   Du, Peng ;   O'Grady, Gregory ;   Cheng, Leo K

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsMultivariate signal processing

Gastric motility is coordinated by bio-electrical events known as slow waves. Abnormalities in slow waves are linked to major functional and...

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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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Effect of Downsampling and Compressive Sensing on Audio-Based Continuous Cough Monitoring

Casaseca-de-la-Higuera, Pablo ;   Lesso, Paul ;   McKinstry, Brian ;   Pinnock, Hilary ;   Rabinovich, Roberto ;   McCloughan, Lucy ;   Monge, Jesús

Tags Biomedical signal classificationTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignals and systems

This paper presents an efficient cough detection system based on simple decision-tree classification of spectral features from a smartphone...

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Estimating Cognitive Performance Change using Heart Rate Variability

Tsunoda, Keisuke ;   Chiba, Akihiro ;   Chigira, Hiroshi ;   Ura, Tetsuya ;   Mizuno, Osamu ;   Tanaka, Tomohiro

Tags Signals and systemsPrincipal component analysisData mining in biosignals

This paper presents a low-invasive method for estimating cognitive performance change using heart rate variability (HRV). Although HRV is a...

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Estimating Critical Fusion Frequency from Heart Rate Variability

Chiba, Akihiro ;   Tsunoda, Keisuke ;   Chigira, Hiroshi ;   Ura, Tetsuya ;   Mizuno, Osamu ;   Tanaka, Tomohiro

Tags Signals and systemsData mining in biosignalsCausality

This paper presents a novel method for estimating the critical flicker frequency (CFF), a key measure of mental fatigue, from the features...

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Estimating In-Home Walking Speed Distributions for Unobtrusive Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Akl, Ahmad ;   Mihailidis, Alex

Tags Biomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

Timely recognition of cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s disease is of great significance. Many smart systems, developed to continuously...

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Extending the Automated Gastrointestinal Analysis Pipeline: Removal of Invalid Slow Wave Marks in Gastric Serosal Recordings

Paskaranandavadivel, Niranchan ;   Du, Peng ;   Erickson, Jon ;   O'Grady, Gregory ;   Cheng, Leo K

Tags Multivariate signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

Gastric contractions are governed by a bio-electrical event known as slow waves. High-resolution electrical mapping has recently been applied...

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Fast Under-Determined BSS Architecture Design Methodology for Real Time Applications

Mopuri, Suresh ;   Pidala, Sreenivasa Reddy ;   Acharyya, Amit ;   Naik, Ganesh R

Tags Signals and systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsIndependent component analysis

In this paper, we propose a high speed architecture design methodology for the Under-determined Blind Source Separation (UBSS) algorithm...

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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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Fetal Heart Rate Feature Extraction from Cardiotocographic Recordings through Autoregressive Model's Power Spectral and Pole-Based Analysis

Illanes-Manriquez, Alfredo ;   Haritopoulos, Michel

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

The main objective of this work is to perform an autoregressive model (AR)-based power spectral analysis of the fetal heart rate (FHR)...

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Field Programmable Gate Arrays Implementation of Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform

Canbay, Ferhat ;   Levent, Vecdi Emre ;   Serbes, Gorkem ;   Goren, Sezer ;   Aydin, Nizamettin

Tags Signals and systems

Due to the inherent time-varying characteristics of the physiological systems, most biomedical signals (BSs) are expected to have...

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From Molecular Model to Sparse Representation of Chromatographic Signals with an Unknown Number of Peaks

Bertholon, François ;   Harant, Olivier ;   Foan, Louise ;   Vignoud, Séverine ;   Jutten, Christian ;   Grangeat, Pierre

Tags Parametric filtering and estimationBlind source separationSignals and systems

Analysis of a fluid mixture using a chromatographic system is a standard technique for many biomedical applications such as in-vitro diagnostic...

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Global EEG Segmentation using Singular Value Decomposition

Haddad, Ali ;   Najafizadeh, Laleh

Tags Signals and systemsPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsBiomedical signal classification

In this paper, we propose a method based on singular value decomposition (SVD) for segmenting multichannel electroencephalography (EEG) data...

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Heart Rate Variability in Cyclic Alternating Pattern during Sleep in Healthy and Nocturnal Front Lobe Epilepsy Patients

Dorantes Méndez, Guadalupe ;   Mendez, Martin Oswaldo ;   Alba, Alfonso ;   Gonzalez, Jose Saul ;   Parrino, Liborio ;   Milioli, Giulia

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignals and systems

The aim of this paper is to assess heart rate variability (HRV) during the cyclic alternating pattern, which is a sleep phenomenon, composed...

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Influence of the Occlusion Effect Over the Prediction-Error Feedback Cancellation System in Hearing Aids

Coelho Borges, Renata ;   Holsbach Costa, Márcio

Tags Adaptive filteringBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

This work presents a theoretical analysis of the prediction-error method-based adaptive feedback canceller in hearing aid applications. The...

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Inkjet Printed ECG Electrodes for Long Term Biosignal Monitoring in Personalized and Ubiquitous Healthcare

Batchelor, John ;   Casson, Alexander James

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

This paper investigates the performance of inkjet printed electrodes for electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring in personalized and ubiquitous...

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Modeling Sleep Apnea Severity using Bioimpedance Measurements

Gavrilovic, Bojan ;   Popovic, Milos R. ;   Yadollahi, Azadeh

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder in adults characterized by repetitive collapse of the pharynx. OSA prevalence increases in...

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Multi-Channel Audio-Based Estimation of the Pre-Ejection Period

Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Sapata, Tiago ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Quintal, Isabel ;   Baptista, Romeu ;   Gonçalves, Lino ;   de Carvalho, Paulo

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Systolic time intervals (STI) have significant diagnostic and prognostic value to assess the global cardiac function. Presently, STIs are...

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Multiscale AM-FM Methods on EEG Signals for Motor Task Classification

Flores Vega, Christian Humberto ;   Murray, Victor

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignals and systemsNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

In this manuscript, we present the use of customized, multiscale amplitude-modulation frequency-modulation (AMFM) methods on...

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Neurocritical Care Informatics: Leveraging Data and Models to Improve the Care of Brain-Injured Patients

Fanelli, Andrea ;   Heldt, Thomas

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsParametric filtering and estimationSignals and systems

Patients in neurocritical care tend to be instrumented heavily and their physiological status monitored closely so clinicians can intervene...

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Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Pressure – Why We Should Look at BP Traces Rather than Listen to Korotkoff Sounds

Celler, Branko George ;   Basilakis, Jim ;   Goozee, Kathryn ;   Ambikairajah, E

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsBiomedical signal classification

Accurate non-invasive measurement of blood pressure in unsupervised environments continues to be a challenge, particularly in the presence...

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Non-Parametric Frequency Response Function Tissue Modeling in Bipolar Electrosurgery

Barbé, Kurt ;   Ford, Carolyn ;   Bonn, Kenlyn ;   Gilbert, James

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

High-frequency radio energy is applied to tissue therapeutically in a number of different medical applications. The ability to model the effects...

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Noninvasive Assessments of Swallowing Function by Sound Frequency Analysis

Yagi, Naomi ;   Nagami, Shinsuke ;   Ueno, Hiroshi ;   Yabe, Toru ;   Kayashita, Jun ;   Lin, Meng-Kuan ;   Oke, Yoshihiko ;   Oku, Yoshitaka

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

This paper proposes an acoustic analysis in order to provide a simple swallow monitoring system. We tested two different recording devices,...

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Novel Dry Electrodes for Underwater ECG Monitoring

Noh, Yeon Sik ;   Bales, Justin ;   Reyes, Bersaín Alexander ;   Chon, Ki

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

A reliable way to obtain an underwater electrocardiogram (ECG) requires covering the traditional silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) electrodes...

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Online Detection of Tonic-Clonic Seizures in Pediatric Patients using ECG and Low-Complexity Incremental Novelty Detection

De Cooman, Thomas ;   Van de Vel, Anouk ;   Ceulemans, Berten ;   Lagae, Lieven ;   Vanrumste, Bart ;   Van Huffel, Sabine

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignals and systemsPrincipal component analysis

Home monitoring of refractory epilepsy patients has become of more interest the last couple of decades. A biomedical signal that can be used...

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Orientation and Depth Estimation for Femoral Components using Image Sensor, Magnetometer and Inertial Sensors in THR Surgeries

Gao, Jiyang ;   Su, Shaojie ;   Chen, Hong ;   Wang, Zhihua

Tags Kalman filteringBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

Malposition of the acetabular and femoral component has long been recognized as an important cause of dislocation after total hip...

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Pulse Oximetry Recorded from the Phone Oximeter for Detection of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Events with and without Oxygen Desaturation in Children

Garde, Ainara ;   Kheirkhah Dehkordi, Parastoo ;   Wensley, David ;   Ansermino, J. Mark ;   Dumont, Guy

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) disrupts normal ventilation during sleep and can lead to serious health problems in children if left untreated....

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Rapid and Stable Measurement of Respiratory Rate from Doppler Radar Signals using Time Domain Autocorrelation Model

Sun, Guanghao ;   Matsui, Takemi

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignals and systems

Noncontact measurement of respiratory rate using Doppler radar will play a vital role in future clinical practice. Doppler radar remotely...

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Real-Time Sensing, Transmission and Analysis for Vital Signs of Persons during Exercises

Hara, Shinsuke ;   Kawabata, Takashi ;   Nakamura, Hajime

Tags Signals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Real-time monitoring of vital signs from persons during exercises is useful from the medical, healthcare and sports physiological points of...

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Recognition and Regionalization of Emotions in the Arousal-Valence Plane

Bustamante, Paola Andrea ;   López, Natalia M ;   Perez Berenguer, Maria Elisa ;   Quintero Montoya, Olga Lucia

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsBiomedical signal classification

The emotion recognition systems have become important for the diversity of its applications. Several methodologies have been proposed based...

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Recording System and Data Fusion Algorithm for Enhancing the Estimation of the Respiratory Rate from Photoplethysmogram

Cernat, Roxana Alexandra ;   Ciorecan, Silvia Ionela ;   Ungureanu, Constantin ;   Arends, Johan B.A.M. ;   Strungaru, Rodica ;   Ungureanu, G. Mihaela

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

The respiratory rate is a vital parameter that can provide valuable information about the health condition of a patient. The extraction of...

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Removing Movement Artifacts from Equine ECG Recordings Acquired with Textile Electrodes

Lanata', Antonio ;   Guidi, Andrea ;   Baragli, Paolo ;   Paradiso, Rita ;   Valenza, Gaetano ;   Scilingo, Enzo Pasquale

Tags Time-scale and waveletsSignal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

This study reports on the implementation of a novel system to detect and reduce movement artifact (MA) contribution in electrocardiogram...

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Robust Driver Heartbeat Estimation: A Q-Hurst Exponent based Automatic Sensor Change with Interactive Multi-Model EKF

Vrazic, Sacha

Tags Parametric filtering and estimationSignals and systemsKalman filtering

Preventing car accidents by monitoring the driver’s physiological parameters is of high importance. However, existing measurement methods are...

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Robust Human Recognition using Heartbeat Feature

Bashar, Khayrul ;   Yoshida, Hiroaki

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systems

Towards the demand for efficient biometric systems, the liveliness of ECG has shown some promises. However, ECG features vary due to muscle...

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Smartphone-Based Monitoring of Tidal Volume and Respiratory Rate

Reyes, Bersaín Alexander ;   Reljin, Natasa ;   Kong, Youngsun ;   Nam, Yunyoung ;   Chon, Ki

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

A breathing monitor should provide information about the frequency of breathing (respiratory rate, RR) and about the depth of breathing...

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Standardized Push up during a Physical Examination by Distance, Forces and EMG Analysis

Perdomo, Oscar Julian ;   Barbon, Cristian ;   Hakspiel, Sebastian ;   Hurtado, Carlo ;   Wilches, Carlos Andres

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsMultivariate signal processingSignals and systems

This article presents the design of a new system for standardization and evaluation of parameter in push-ups for using at the Colombian...

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Stream Computing for Biomedical Signal Processing: A QRS Complex Detection Case-Study

Murphy, Brian Michael ;   O'Driscoll, Cillian ;   Boylan, Geraldine ;   Lightbody, Gordon ;   Marnane, Liam

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systems

Recent developments in ``Big Data’’ have brought significant gains in the ability to process large amounts of data on commodity server...

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Temporal and Kinematic Variables for Real-World Falls Harvested from Lumbar Sensors in the Elderly Population

Bourke, Alan ;   Klenk, Jochen ;   Schwickert, Lars ;   Aminian, Kamiar ;   Ihlen, Espen A F ;   Helbostad, Jorunn L ;   Chiari, Lorenzo ;   Becker, Clemens

Tags Signals and systemsBiomedical signal classificationData mining in biosignals

Automatic fall detection will reduce the consequences of falls in the elderly and promote independent living, ensuring people can confidently...

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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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Toward Lightweight Biometric Signal Processing for Wearable Devices

Francescon, Roberto ;   Hooshmand, Mohsen ;   Gadaleta, Matteo ;   Grisan, Enrico ;   Yoon, Seung Keun ;   Rossi, Michele

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

Wearable devices are becoming a natural and economic means to gather biometric data from end users. The massive amount of information that...

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Towards Numerical Temporal-Frequency System Modelling of Associations between Electrocardiogram and Ballistocardiogram

Srinivasan, Aravind ;   Zhang, Haihong ;   Lin, Zhiping ;   Biswas, Jit ;   Chen, Zhihao

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsSignals and systemsParametric filtering and estimation

Ballistocardiogram (BCG) is a vital sign of ballistic forces generated by each heartbeat. With the advancements in related sensor and...

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Upper-Limb Movement Classification based on Semg Signal Validation with Continuous Channel Selection

Cene, Vinicius H. ;   Favieiro, Gabriela Winkler ;   Balbinot, Alexandre

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

This paper aims to provide an efficient, automatic and auto-adaptive approach to stablish a continuous electromyography (EMG) signal...

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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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Wearable Real-Time ECG Monitoring with Emergency Alert System for Scuba Diving

Cibis, Tobias ;   Groh, Benjamin ;   Gatermann, Heike ;   Leutheuser, Heike ;   Eskofier, Bjoern M

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignals and systems

Medical diagnosis is the first level for recognition and treatment of diseases. To realize fast diagnosis, we propose a concept of a basic...

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