Wearable and Autonomous Biomedical Devices and Systems for Smart Environment: Issues and Characterization

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Aimé Lay-Ekuakille
Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 4, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 408 pages
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This book is dedicated to wearable and autonomous systems, including devices, offers to variety of users, namely, master degree students, researchers and practitioners, An opportunity of a dedicated and a deep approach in order to improve their knowledge in this specific field. The book draws the attention about interesting aspects, as for instance, advanced wearable sensors for enabling applications, solutions for arthritic patients in their limited and conditioned movements, wearable gate analysis, energy harvesting, physiological parameter monitoring, communication, pathology detection , etc..
 

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Contents

Design and Integration of Fall and Mobility Monitors in Health Monitoring Platforms
1
Smart Nanosystems for Tumour Cellular Diagnoses and Therapies
31
Miniature Differential Mobility Spectrometry DMS Advances towards Portable Autonomous Health Diagnostic Systems
55
A Distributed Telemedical System for Monitoring of the Respiratory Mechanics by Enhanced Interrupter Technique
74
Nonlinear Dynamics Materials and Integrated Devices for Energy Harvesting in Wearable Sensors
97
Wearable Sensors for Foetal Movement Monitoring in Low Risk Pregnancies
114
An Embedded System for EEG Acquisition and Processing for Brain Computer Interface Applications
137
StateoftheArt
155
A Selfcontrolled MasterSlave Robot and Its Application for Upper Limb Rehabilitation
219
Advanced Wearable Sensors and Systems Enabling Personal Applications
236
Fall Detection of Patients Using 3Axis Accelerometer System
259
Unobtrusive and Noninvasive Sensing Solutions for OnLine Physiological Parameters Monitoring
276
The Method of Increasing the Accuracy of Mean Opinion Score Estimation in Subjective Quality Evaluation
315
Wearable Assistive Devices for the Blind
331
Intrabody Communication in Biotelemetry
350
A BSNBased Toolkit for Heart Rate Variability Analysis in the TimeDomain
369

OnBody Chemical Sensors for Monitoring Sweat
177
Whole Body Mechanical Vibration Injuries
194
A Measurement System Design Technique for Improving Performances and Reliability of Smart and FaultTolerant Biomedical Systems
207
Measuring Finger Movement in Arthritic Patients Using Wearable Glove Technology
391
Author Index
407
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