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Signal Processing for Applications in Healthcare Systems

  1. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: Stephan Dahlke, Gerd Teschke and Krunoslav Stingl

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:471601

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:519480

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    Modern medical facilities place considerable reliance on electronic instrumentation for purposes of calibration and monitoring of therapeutic processes, many of which employ electrical and electronic apparatus...

    Authors: Kerry Williams and Neil Robinson

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:370171

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    This paper presents a comparison among the three principal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) scores (Selvester, Aldrich, Anderson-Wilkins) as they are automatically estimated from digital electrocardiographic ...

    Authors: J. B. Destro-Filho, S. J. S. Machado and G. T. Fonseca

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:670529

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:410630

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    This paper presents a novel approach for efficient feature extraction using mutual information (MI). In terms of mutual information, the optimal feature extraction is creating a feature set from the data which...

    Authors: Farid Oveisi and Abbas Erfanian

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:673040

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:467928

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    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...

    Authors: Yihui Liu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:612397

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: Martin Kompis, Matthias Bertram, Jacques François and Marco Pelizzone

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:647502

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:418235

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:547684

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:451273

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    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....

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:849040

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:385827

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    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008 2008:780656

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