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The thorax (from Greek "θώραξ" - thorax, "breastplate, cuirass, corslet") is a division of an animal's body that lies between the head and the abdomen. (Wikipedia.org)






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2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014)

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  • 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

    Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals for tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012)

    The 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012) will be held in Vilamoura-Algarve, Portugal, during October 7-11, 2012. The theme of the conference will be Robotics for Quality of Life and Sustainable Development. Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals for tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011)

    The 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011) will be held in San Francisco, California, USA, during September 25-30, 2011. The theme of the conference will be Human- Centered Robotics, and its format will feature innovations in the form of interactive multimedia presentations and special-topic symposia celebrating 50 years of robotics.

  • 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2010)

    Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals and tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009)

    Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals for tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008)

    IROS 2008 serves as an international forum for robotics researchers to discuss and exchange their ideas on technical problems and their solutions. Conference includes technical presentations, tutorials and workshops, exhibits, posters, competitions, plenary session, and panel discussions.


2013 IEEE 25th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)

The annual IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) provides a major international forum where the creation and exchange of ideas related to artificial intelligence are fostered among academia, industry, and government agencies. The conference facilitates the cross-fertilization of these ideas and promotes their transfer into practical tools, for developing intelligent systems and pursuing artificial intelligence applications. The ICTAI encompasses all technical aspects of specifying, developing and evaluating the theoretical underpinnings and applied mechanisms of the AI-based components of computer tools such as algorithms, architectures and languages. Special Event: Celebration of ICTAI 25 years with a special track on AI Directions.

  • 2010 22nd International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)

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  • 2009 21st International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)

    The annual IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) provides a major international forum where the creation and exchange of ideas related to artificial intelligence are fostered among academia, industry, and government agencies. The conference facilitates the cross-fertilization of these ideas and promotes their transfer into practical tools, for developing intelligent systems and pursuing artificial intelligence applications. The ICTAI encompasses all technical aspects of

  • 2008 IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (TAI) (ICTAI)

    The annual IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) provides a major international forum where the creation and exchange of ideas related to artificial intelligence are fostered among academia, industry, and government agencies. The conference facilitates the cross-fertilization of these ideas and promotes their transfer into practical tools, for developing intelligent systems and pursuing artificial intelligence applications.

  • 2007 IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (TAI) (ICTAI)

  • 2006 IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (TAI) (ICTAI)

  • 2005 IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (TAI) (ICTAI)


2012 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)

BHI devotes to an inter-disciplinary research area intersecting engineering, information technology and computer science with biology, medicine and health. The scope includes but not limited to innovative technologies and applications on acquisition, transmission, processing, storage, retrieval (P-STAR) of biomedical and health information, bio-inspired informatics and informatics in biological systems.


2008 International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication and Networking (ICSCN)

Rapid development in the area of electronics and communications in the past few years has led to unprecedented increase in the number of people using these technologies and also the interest in research and development. This conference aims to bring together innovative academics, researchers and industrial experts in the field of electronics, communications and allied fields to a common forum, for a constructive dialog on theoretical concepts and practical ideas. The objective of this conference is to provi

  • 2007 International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication and Networking (ICSCN)

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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on

Science and technology related to the basic physics and engineering of magnetism, magnetic materials, applied magnetics, magnetic devices, and magnetic data storage. The Transactions publishes scholarly articles of archival value as well as tutorial expositions and critical reviews of classical subjects and topics of current interest.


Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on

All aspects of the theory and applications of nuclear science and engineering, including instrumentation for the detection and measurement of ionizing radiation; particle accelerators and their controls; nuclear medicine and its application; effects of radiation on materials, components, and systems; reactor instrumentation and controls; and measurement of radiation in space.




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Breath activity monitoring by means of a UWB radar with automatic range detection

Stefano Pisa; Renato Cicchetti; Erika Pittella; Emanuele Piuzzi; Orlandino Testa; Stojan Zvicer; Paolo Bernardi 2015 IEEE 15th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), 2015

A ultra-wideband (UWB) radar with automatic range detection for breath activity monitoring is presented. The radar has been designed in hybrid technology that allows a compact and cheap realization. The radiofrequency part of the radar is based on step recovery and Schottky diodes. A varactor controlled delay line has been implemented in the low frequency section. The radar operation is ...


Spatial representation of thoracic sounds

M. Kompis; H. Pasterkamp; Y. Motai; G. R. Wodicka Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vol.20 Biomedical Engineering Towards the Year 2000 and Beyond (Cat. No.98CH36286), 1998

Simultaneous multi-microphone recordings of thoracic sounds on the chest wall contain spatial information of potential diagnostic value. To begin to access this information, an algorithm was developed to spatially represent these sounds. For every point within the thorax the algorithm tests the hypothesis that it contains the only relevant acoustic source. A hypothetical source signal is calculated by a least ...


A Principal Component Analysis Based Data Fusion Method for Estimation of Respiratory Volume

Guanzheng Liu; Guangmin Zhou; Wenhui Chen; Qing Jiang IEEE Sensors Journal, 2015

Impedance plethysmography (IP) is widely used in pulmonary volume measurement in recent years. Previous researches mainly focused on improving respiratory volume measurement accuracy by improving filter performance, electrode configuration, and so on, ignoring the influence of sleep posture changes. To solve this problem, we presented a principal component analysis (PCA)-based data fusion algorithm to minimize the effects of sleep posture ...


Application of superconducting magnetometers to the measurement of the vector magnetocardiogram

J. Wikswo; W. Fairbank IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 1977

A differential magnetometer, a molypermalloy magnetic shield, and a digital data acquisition system have been developed for detailed analysis of the human vector magnetocardiogram (VMCG). With this system, the VMCG can be recorded at any desired point around the subject's thorax while simultaneously recording the vector electrocardiogram (VECG). To simplify analysis of the three- dimensional time dependent vector magnetic field, ...


A Monte Carlo model of noise components in 3D PET

I. Castiglioni; O. Cremonesi; M. C. Gilardi; A. Savi; V. Bettinardi; G. Rizzo; E. Bellotti; F. Fazio 2001 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record (Cat. No.01CH37310), 2001

In this work, a model to estimate noise components (scatter and random coincidences) in 3D PET was developed by Monte Carlo methods. The model allows the amount and the spatial distribution of true, scattered and random coincidences to be independently estimated for any radioactive source (both phantoms and real patients), properly accounting for system dead time. The model was applied ...


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Breath activity monitoring by means of a UWB radar with automatic range detection

Stefano Pisa; Renato Cicchetti; Erika Pittella; Emanuele Piuzzi; Orlandino Testa; Stojan Zvicer; Paolo Bernardi 2015 IEEE 15th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), 2015

A ultra-wideband (UWB) radar with automatic range detection for breath activity monitoring is presented. The radar has been designed in hybrid technology that allows a compact and cheap realization. The radiofrequency part of the radar is based on step recovery and Schottky diodes. A varactor controlled delay line has been implemented in the low frequency section. The radar operation is ...


Spatial representation of thoracic sounds

M. Kompis; H. Pasterkamp; Y. Motai; G. R. Wodicka Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vol.20 Biomedical Engineering Towards the Year 2000 and Beyond (Cat. No.98CH36286), 1998

Simultaneous multi-microphone recordings of thoracic sounds on the chest wall contain spatial information of potential diagnostic value. To begin to access this information, an algorithm was developed to spatially represent these sounds. For every point within the thorax the algorithm tests the hypothesis that it contains the only relevant acoustic source. A hypothetical source signal is calculated by a least ...


A Principal Component Analysis Based Data Fusion Method for Estimation of Respiratory Volume

Guanzheng Liu; Guangmin Zhou; Wenhui Chen; Qing Jiang IEEE Sensors Journal, 2015

Impedance plethysmography (IP) is widely used in pulmonary volume measurement in recent years. Previous researches mainly focused on improving respiratory volume measurement accuracy by improving filter performance, electrode configuration, and so on, ignoring the influence of sleep posture changes. To solve this problem, we presented a principal component analysis (PCA)-based data fusion algorithm to minimize the effects of sleep posture ...


Application of superconducting magnetometers to the measurement of the vector magnetocardiogram

J. Wikswo; W. Fairbank IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 1977

A differential magnetometer, a molypermalloy magnetic shield, and a digital data acquisition system have been developed for detailed analysis of the human vector magnetocardiogram (VMCG). With this system, the VMCG can be recorded at any desired point around the subject's thorax while simultaneously recording the vector electrocardiogram (VECG). To simplify analysis of the three- dimensional time dependent vector magnetic field, ...


A Monte Carlo model of noise components in 3D PET

I. Castiglioni; O. Cremonesi; M. C. Gilardi; A. Savi; V. Bettinardi; G. Rizzo; E. Bellotti; F. Fazio 2001 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record (Cat. No.01CH37310), 2001

In this work, a model to estimate noise components (scatter and random coincidences) in 3D PET was developed by Monte Carlo methods. The model allows the amount and the spatial distribution of true, scattered and random coincidences to be independently estimated for any radioactive source (both phantoms and real patients), properly accounting for system dead time. The model was applied ...


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  • Physiological Motion and Measurement

    Respiratory, heart, and circulatory movements that can be detected without contact by Doppler radar are concentrated not only in the thorax, where the lungs and heart lie, but they also occur in the abdomen, which moves during respiration, and at other points on the body where superficial pulses are present. This chapter first describes the motion associated with breathing and how this motion affects the skin surface motion. It then discusses the location and anatomy of the heart, the electrical and mechanical events that cause contraction, the motion of the heart during contraction, and how that motion affects chest wall motion. The chapter also describes the location and structure of the arteries and veins, how they distend as the blood pressure varies during the cardiac cycle, and how this distension affects the skin surface motion. Doppler radar measurement of heart and respiration is a measurement of surface motion.



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