A Basic Study of Activity Type Detection and Energy Expenditure Estimation for Children and Youth in Daily Life using 3-Axis Accelerometer and 3-Stage Cascaded Artificial Neural Network

Jang, Yongwon ;   Song, Yoonseon ;   Noh, Hyung Wook ;   Kim, Seunghwan

Tags Neural networks in biosignal processing and classificationBiomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

It is important to prevent obesity in childhood given that many obese adults have been obese since childhood. An activity monitor could...

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A Comparison of Classification based Confidence Metrics for use in the Design of Myoelectric Control Systems

Scheme, Erik ;   Englehart, Kevin

Tags Biomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processingPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

In many pattern recognition applications, confidence scores are used to extract more information than discrete class membership alone, yet...

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A New Algorithm for Estimating the V-Index using Sinusoidal Basis Functions

Kheirati Roonizi, Ebadollah ;   Mainardi, Luca ;   Sassi, Roberto

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Recently it was shown that the spatial dispersion of ventricular repolarization (SHVR) can be assessed from the surface ECG using a metric...

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A New Approach for SSVEP Detection using PARAFAC and Canonical Correlation Analysis

Godinez Tello, Richard Junior Manuel ;   Pouryazdian, Saeed ;   Ferreira, Andre ;   Beheshti, Soosan ;   Krishnan, Sridhar ;   Bastos, Teodiano

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingEmpirical mode decomposition in biosignal analysisTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

This paper presents a new way for automatic detection of SSVEPs through correlation analysis between tensor models. 3-way EEG tensor of...

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A Novel Pseudo Resistor Structure for Biomedical Front-End Amplifiers

Huang, Yu-Chieh ;   Yang, Tzu-Sen ;   Chen, Xin-Zhuang ;   Chiou, Jin-Chern ;   Hsu, Shun-Hsi

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processing

This study proposes a novel pseudo resistor structure with a tunable DC bias voltage for biomedical front-end amplifiers (FEAs). In the...

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A Novel Statistical Model for Arterial Blood Pressure Signals

Holland, Alex ;   Asgari, Shadnaz

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

This paper introduces a novel arterial blood pressure (ABP) signal model that generates statistically accurate synthetic signals with known...

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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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Accuracy of Devices for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose: A Stochastic Error Model

Vettoretti, Martina ;   Facchinetti, Andrea ;   Sparacino, Giovanni ;   Cobelli, Claudio

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) devices are portable systems that allow measuring glucose concentration in a small drop of blood...

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Accuracy of Measurements Derived from Intracardiac Unipolar Electrograms: A Simulation Study

Van Duijvenboden, Stefan ;   Orini, Michele ;   Taggart, Peter ;   Hanson, Ben Mark

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processing

The ventricular action potential duration (APD) is a fundamental determinant of cardiac electrical stability and can be estimated by measuring...

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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 Investigation of Time-Varying and Simultaneous Frequency Stimulation for Multi-Class SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface

Dehzangi, Omid ;   Jafari, Roozbeh

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in using steady-state visual evoked potentials (SSVEP) in brain-computer interface (BCI)...

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An Online Algorithm for Least-Square Spectral Analysis: Applied to Time-Frequency Analysis of Heart Rate

Zhang, Zhe ;   Leong, Philip Heng Wai

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

We propose a novel online algorithm for computing least-square based periodograms, otherwise known as the Lomb-Scargle Periodogram. Our...

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Analysis of the Bladder Cancer Transition Mechanism using a 3D Bladder-on-a-Chip

Lee, Eojin ;   Jeon, Hojeong ;   Kwon, Chunga ;   Park, Jaeho

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processing

Bladder cancer is 9th leading cause of cancer worldwide with fast increasing rate of diagnosis in both male and female of all age group....

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Assessment of Beta Cell Function and Insulin Secretion in Subjects that Underwent Renal Transplantation

Tura, Andrea ;   Hecking, Manfred ;   Wolzt, Michael ;   Saemann, Marcus D. ;   Pacini, Giovanni

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsNonlinear dynamics in biomedical signalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

In this study we aimed to assess the performance of various indices of beta-cell function derived from oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in...

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Atrial Sources Identification by Causality Analysis during Atrial Fibrillation

Rodrigo, Miguel ;   Climent, Andreu M. ;   Liberos, Alejandro ;   Fernandez-Avilés, Francisco ;   Berenfeld, Omer ;   Atienza, Felipe ;   Guillem, Maria S.

Tags CausalityBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

Ablation of electrical drivers during atrial fibrillation (AF) has been proved as an effective therapy to prevent recurrence of fibrillatory...

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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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Breast Cancer Classification using Extracted Parameters from a Terahertz Dielectric Model of Human Breast Tissue

Truong, Bao C. Q. ;   Hoang, Tuan D. ;   Fitzgerald, Anthony ;   Wallace, Vincent ;   Nguyen, Tuan Nghia ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Biomedical signal classificationNeural networks in biosignal processing and classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Our previous study proposed a dielectric model for human breast tissue and provided initial analysis of classification potential of the eight...

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Dependence of Cardiac Spectrum on the Spatial Resolution of the Electrode Systems in a Realistic Model of the Canine Ventricles

Beltrán Molina, Ferney Alberto ;   Cruz Salazar, Emeterio ;   Requena Carrion, Jesus

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

Body-surface dominant frequency (DF) mapping has been proposed as a technique for non-invasively identifying high-frequency cardiac sources...

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Detecting Breast Cancer using Microwave Imaging and Stochastic Optimization

Jeremic, Aleksandar ;   Khosrowshahli, Elham

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

Breast cancer detection is one of the most important problems in health care as it is second most frequent cancer according to WHO. Breast...

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Detecting Labor using Graph Theory on Connectivity Matrices of Uterine EMG

Al-Omar, Sally ;   Diab, Ahmad ;   Nader, Noujoud ;   Khalil, Mohamad ;   Karlsson, Brynjar ;   Marque, Catherine

Tags Connectivity measurementsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Premature labor is one of the most serious health problems in the developed world. One of the main reasons for this is that no good way...

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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 Music on Standing Stability

Perdomo, Oscar Julian ;   Argothy, Rodrigo Esteban ;   Wilches, Carlos Andres ;   Perdomo, Cesar

Tags Multivariate signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

The instability of balance control is commonly observed in subjects by biomechanical alterations affecting musculoskeletal, visual, vestibular...

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Effect of the Average Delay and Mean Connectivity of the Kuramoto Model on the Complexity of the Output Electroencephalograms

Escudero, Javier ;   Ibáñez-Molina, Antonio ;   Iglesias-Parro, Sergio

Tags Nonlinear analysis of biomedical signalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingNonlinear coupling of biomedical signals

Cognitive functions result from the interplay of distributed brain areas operating in large-scale networks. These networks can be modelled...

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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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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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Fractals Properties of EEG during Event-Related Desynchronization of Motor Imagery

Nguyen, Ngoc Quang ;   Truong, Quang Dang Khoa ;   Kondo, Toshiyuki

Tags Deterministic chaos in biomedical signal analysisBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Chaos and fractal dimension are emerging modalities for the research of electroencephalogram (EEG) signal processing. The capability of...

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Gaussian Mixture Model based Identification of Arterial Wall Movement for Computation of Distension Waveform

Patil, Ravindra ;   Palanisamy, Krishnamoorthy

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingBiomedical signal classificationPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

This work proposes a novel Gaussian Mixture Model (GMM) based approach for accurate tracking of the arterial wall and subsequent...

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Improving the Prediction Performance of PLSR using RReliefF and FSD for the Quantitative Analysis of Glucose in Near Infrared Spectra

Patchava, Krishna Chaitanya ;   Benaissa, Mohammed ;   Behairy, Hatim

Tags Multivariate signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

This paper proposes a novel pre-processing method, Fourier Self Deconvoluted RReliefF (FSDR) that is based on combining Fourier Self...

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In-Vivo Electrical Impedance Measurement in Mastoid Bone

Wyss Balmer, Thomas

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingClosed loop systems in physiological systems

Direct cochlear access (DCA) [1] is a new surgical approach to enable minimal invasive cochlear implantation. It aims to replacing the current...

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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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Interferogram-Based Breast Tumor Classification using Microwave-Induced Thermoacoustic Imaging

Nan, Hao ;   Haghi, Benyamin ;   Arbabian, Amin

Tags Biomedical signal classificationTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Microwave-induced thermoacoustic (TA) imaging combines the dielectric/conductivity contrast in the microwave range with the high resolution of...

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Measuring Cervical Vertebra Movements using Kinect Sensor

Ma, Xiaolong ;   Xu, Guanghua ;   Li, Min ;   Xie, Jun ;   Chen, longting ;   Pei, Wei

Tags Multivariate signal processingBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

The incidence of cervical vertebra spondylosis is increasing with the pace of life while there is no high-efficient measurement method. This...

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Motion Trajectory Analysis for Evaluating the Performance of Functional Upper Extremity Tasks in Daily Living: A Pilot Study

Li, Saiyi ;   Pathirana, Pubudu N. ;   Galea, Mary P.

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingBiomedical signal classificationMarkov models in signal pattern classification

Since 1998, tele-rehabilitation has been extensively studied for its potential capacity of saving time and cost for both therapists and...

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Multiscale PCA to Distinguish Regular and Irregular Surfaces using Tri Axial Head and Trunk Acceleration Signals

Pendharkar, Gita ;   Naik, Ganesh R ;   Acharyya, Amit ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Principal component analysisBiomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

This study uses multiscale principal component analysis (MSPCA) signal processing technique in order to distinguish the two different surfaces,...

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Objective Measures of Perceptual Quality for Predicting Speech Intelligibility in Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Chiaramello, Emma ;   Moriconi, Stefano ;   Tognola, Gabriella

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systems

An objective method to predict speech intelligibility in sensorineural hearing loss of different types and increasing degrees of severity is...

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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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Patient Decision-Making of CGM Sensor Driven Insulin Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes: in Silico Assessment

Vettoretti, Martina ;   Facchinetti, Andrea ;   Sparacino, Giovanni ;   Cobelli, Claudio

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingClosed loop systems in physiological systemsSignal processing in physiological systems

In type 1 diabetes (T1D) therapy, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensors, which provide glucose concentration in the subcutis every 1-5...

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Power Line Interference Attenuation in Multi-Channel sEMG Signals: Algorithms and Analysis

Soedirdjo, Subaryani Dambawati Harjaya ;   Ullah, Khalil ;   Merletti, Roberto

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsAdaptive filteringBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Electromyogram (EMG) recordings are often corrupted by power line interference (PLI) even though the skin is prepared and well-designed...

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Preliminary Evaluation of Wearable Wellness System for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection

Crupi, Riccardo ;   Faetti, Tommaso ;   Paradiso, Rita

Tags Data mining in biosignalsEmpirical mode decomposition in biosignal analysisBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

Several studies have proven how sleep deprivation has a negative impact on daily life, affecting people psychophysical state. In this field,...

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Real-Time Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection from Frequency Analysis of EDR and HRV using Lomb Periodogram

Fan, Shu-Han ;   Chou, Chia-Ching ;   Chen, Wei-Chen ;   Fang, Wai-Chi

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingTime-frequency analysis of biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systems

In this study, an effective real-time obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) detection method from frequency analysis of ECG-derived respiratory...

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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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Reliability Over Time of EEG-Based Mental Workload Evaluation during Air Traffic Management (ATM) Tasks

Arico, Pietro ;   Borghini, Gianluca ;   Di Flumeri, Gianluca ;   Colosimo, Alfredo ;   Graziani, Ilenia ;   Imbert, Jean-Paul ;   Granger, Geraud ;   Benhacene, Railane ;   Terenzi, Michela ;   Pozzi, Simone ;   Babiloni, Fabio

Tags Biomedical signal classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processingTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Machine-learning approaches for mental workload (MW) estimation by using the user brain activity went through a rapid expansion in the last...

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Residual Analysis of Ground Reaction Forces Simulation during Gait using Neural Networks with Different Configurations

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

Tags Data mining in biosignalsNeural networks in biosignal processing and classificationBiomedical simulation involving signal processing

The aim of the study was to analyze and compare the residuals obtained from ground reaction force (GRF) models developed using two...

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Temporal and Spectral Analysis of Internal Carotid Artery Doppler Signal for Normal and Abnormal Flow Detection

Palanisamy, Krishnamoorthy ;   Patil, Ravindra ;   Ravi, Vidya

Tags Time-frequency analysis of biosignalsBiomedical simulation involving signal processingPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

Detection of carotid artery stenosis is presently highly dependent on ultrasound imaging systems. This work presents a method that can...

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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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Tri-Axial Telecoil Hearing Aid for Improved Connection to Public Induction Loops

Riehle, Timothy H ;   Knuesel, Robert ;   Lichter, Patrick ;   Panescu, Dorin

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processingSignal processing in physiological systemsCoherence in biomedical signal processing

Telecoils in hearing aids serve a dual purpose: to enhance telephone conversation and enable hearing aids to serve as a wireless interface...

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Ultrasound Observation of GAG Content of Human Hip Joint Cartilage in Different Old Age Groups

Ren, Pengling ;   Li, Xiaofei ;   Fan, Fan ;   Cai, Xiran ;   Gong, He ;   Fan, Yubo ;   Niu, Haijun

Tags Biomedical simulation involving signal processing

In this study, we observed the age-related changes of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content of human hip joint cartilage based on ultrasound (US)....

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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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