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Signal Processing for Applications in Healthcare Systems

  1. Research Article

    Coorbit Theory, Multi- http://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1155%2F2008%2F471601/MediaObjects/13634_2007_Article_2299_IEq1_HTML.gif -Modulation Frames, and the Concept of Joint Sparsity for Medical Multichannel Data Analysis

    This paper is concerned with the analysis and decomposition of medical multichannel data. We present a signal processing technique that reliably detects and separates signal components such as mMCG, fMCG, or M...

    Stephan Dahlke, Gerd Teschke and Krunoslav Stingl

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:471601

    Published on: 11 November 2008

  2. Research Article

    EEG-Based Subject- and Session-independent Drowsiness Detection: An Unsupervised Approach

    Monitoring and prediction of changes in the human cognitive states, such as alertness and drowsiness, using physiological signals are very important for driver's safety. Typically, physiological studies on rea...

    Nikhil R. Pal, Chien-Yao Chuang, Li-Wei Ko, Chih-Feng Chao, Tzyy-Ping Jung, Sheng-Fu Liang and Chin-Teng Lin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:519480

    Published on: 4 November 2008

  3. Research Article

    Using Intracardiac Vectorcardiographic Loop for Surface ECG Synthesis

    Current cardiac implantable devices offer improved processing power and recording capabilities. Some of these devices already provide basic telemonitoring features that may help to reduce health care expenditu...

    A. Kachenoura, F. Porée, A. I. Hernández and G. Carrault

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:410630

    Published on: 17 July 2008

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    Object Delineation by http://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1155%2F2008%2F467928/MediaObjects/13634_2007_Article_2293_IEq1_HTML.gif -Connected Components

    The notion of "strength of connectedness" between pixels has been successfully used in image segmentation. We present extensions to these works, which can considerably improve the efficiency of object delineat...

    Paulo M. V. Miranda, Alexandre X. Falcão, Anderson Rocha and Felipe P. G. Bergo

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:467928

    Published on: 18 June 2008

  5. Research Article

    Detect Key Gene Information in Classification of Microarray Data

    We detect key information of high-dimensional microarray profiles based on wavelet analysis and genetic algorithm. Firstly, wavelet transform is employed to extract approximation coefficients at 2nd level, whi...

    Yihui Liu

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:612397

    Published on: 12 May 2008

  6. Research Article

    A Two-Microphone Noise Reduction System for Cochlear Implant Users with Nearby Microphones—Part I: Signal Processing Algorithm Design and Development

    Users of cochlear implant systems, that is, of auditory aids which stimulate the auditory nerve at the cochlea electrically, often complain about poor speech understanding in noisy environments. Despite the pr...

    Martin Kompis, Matthias Bertram, Jacques François and Marco Pelizzone

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:647502

    Published on: 6 May 2008

  7. Research Article

    Application of Artificial Immune System Approach in MRI Classification

    Numerous scholars have submitted the theory and research of artificial immune systems (AISs) in recent years. Although AIS has been used in various fields, applying the AIS to medical images is very rare. The ...

    Chuin-Mu Wang, Chio-Tan Kuo, Chi-Yuan Lin and Gia-Hao Chang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:547684

    Published on: 30 April 2008

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    Embedded System for Real-Time Digital Processing of Medical Ultrasound Doppler Signals

    Ultrasound (US) Doppler systems are routinely used for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Depending on the application, either single tone bursts or more complex waveforms are periodically transmitted t...

    S. Ricci, A. Dallai, E. Boni, L. Bassi, F. Guidi, A. Cellai and P. Tortoli

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:418235

    Published on: 30 April 2008

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    A Two-Microphone Noise Reduction System for Cochlear Implant Users with Nearby Microphones—Part II: Performance Evaluation

    Users of cochlear implants (auditory aids, which stimulate the auditory nerve electrically at the inner ear) often suffer from poor speech understanding in noise. We evaluate a small (intermicrophone distance ...

    Martin Kompis, Matthias Bertram, Pascal Senn, Joachim Müller, Marco Pelizzone and Rudolf Häusler

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:451273

    Published on: 8 April 2008

  10. Research Article

    Nonparametric Single-Trial EEG Feature Extraction and Classification of Driver's Cognitive Responses

    We proposed an electroencephalographic (EEG) signal analysis approach to investigate the driver's cognitive response to traffic-light experiments in a virtual-reality-(VR-) based simulated driving environment....

    Chin-Teng Lin, Ken-Li Lin, Li-Wei Ko, Sheng-Fu Liang, Bor-Chen Kuo and I-Fang Chung

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:849040

    Published on: 31 March 2008

  11. Research Article

    Hardware Implementation of a Spline-Based Genetic Algorithm for Embedded Stereo Vision Sensor Providing Real-Time Visual Guidance to the Visually Impaired

    Many image and signal processing techniques have been applied to medical and health care applications in recent years. In this paper, we present a robust signal processing approach that can be used to solve th...

    Dah-Jye Lee, Jonathan D. Anderson and James K. Archibald

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:385827

    Published on: 11 March 2008

  12. Research Article

    Independent Component Analysis for Magnetic Resonance Image Analysis

    Independent component analysis (ICA) has recently received considerable interest in applications of magnetic resonance (MR) image analysis. However, unlike its applications to functional magnetic resonance ima...

    Yen-Chieh Ouyang, Hsian-Min Chen, Jyh-Wen Chai, Cheng-Chieh Chen, Clayton Chi-Chang Chen, Sek-Kwong Poon, Ching-Wen Yang and San-Kan Lee

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:780656

    Published on: 29 January 2008

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