Christofides, Stelios

XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016

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Part I. Biomedical Signal Processing

1. Changes in Functional Brain Connectivity in the Transition from Wakefulness to Sleep in Different EEG Bands
Giulia Lioi, S. L. Bell, D. M. Simpson

2. ERPs-Based Attention Analysis Using Continuous Wavelet Transform: the Bottom-up and Top-down Paradigms
Anastasia Karatzia, Despoina Petsani, Chrysoula Kaza, Christos-Rafail Argyriou, Anastasios Galanopoulos, Angeliki-?lektra Karaiskou, Pavlos Triantaris, Ioannis Xygonakis, Chrysa Papadaniil, Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

3. Discrimination of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Acute Strokes Based on Equivalent Brain Dipole Estimated by Inverse EEG
Georgia Theodosiadou, Ilias Aitidis, Charitomeni Piperidou, George Kyriacou

4. Information Transfer During Auditory Working Memory Task
Maciej Kaminski, Aneta Brzezicka, Jan Kaminski, Katarzyna J. Blinowska

5. Spectral F Test for Detecting EEG Event Related Synchronization/Desynchronization Caused by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Alexandre Cardozo Almeida, Mariana Aguiar Massote, Roberto Macoto Ichinose, Carlos Julio Tierra-Criollo, Antonio Mauricio Ferreira Leite Miranda Sa

6. Assessing Inter-subject Variability in Cerebral Blood Flow Control Measurements
Dragana Nikolic, David M. Simpson, E. Katsogridakis, Ronney B. Panerai

7. Towards a Versatile Surface Electromyography Classification System
Dimitrios Barmpakos, Nikolaos Strimpakos, Stavros A. Karkanis, Constantinos Pattichis

8. Estimation of the Relationship Between External Biceps Brachii Deformation and Isometric Contraction Level Using Motion Capture Technique
Mariam Harrach, Sofiane Boudaoud, Khalil Ben Mansour, Jean-Francois Grosset, Frederic Marin

9. Are the Rectus Femoris and the Vastus Lateralis Concurrently Recruited During Walking?
Francesco Nardo, Alessandro Mengarelli, Annachiara Strazza, Elvira Maranesi, Laura Burattini, Sandro Fioretti

10. A New Wavelet Based Approach for the Noninvasive Dynamic Detection of M1 & M2 EMG Stretch Reflex Response Components – Preliminary Results
Mihai Tarata, M. Serbanescu, D. Georgescu, D. Alexandru, W. Wolf

11. Effects of Different Models and Different Respiratory Manoeuvres in Respiratory Mechanics Estimation
César Bibiano, Yeong Shiong Chiew, Daniel Redmond, Jörn Kretschmer, Paul D. Docherty, J. Geoff Chase, Knut Möller

12. The Influence of Airway Resistance in the Dynamic Elastance Model
Bernhard Laufer, Jörn Kretschmer, Paul D. Docherty, Yeong Shiong Chiew, Knut Möller

13. Multiscale Entropy Analysis of Heart Rate Regularity Changes in Older People with Orthostatic Intolerance
Marcos Hortelano, Richard B. Reilly, Raquel Cervigón

14. Information-Theoretic Assessment of Cardiovascular Variability During Postural and Mental Stress
Luca Faes, Michal Javorka, Giandomenico Nollo

15. Analysis of Foetal Heart Rate Variability Components by Means of Empirical Mode Decomposition
Maria Romano, Giuliana Faiella, Fabrizio Clemente, Luigi Iuppariello, Paolo Bifulco, Mario Cesarelli

16. Software Architecture for a ECG Signal Processing Device
Roberto Alejandro Espí Muñoz

17. Photoplethysmography-Based System for Atrial Fibrillation Detection During Hemodialysis
Dainius Stankevi?ius, Andrius Petr?nas, Andrius Sološenko, Mantas Grigutis, Tomas Januškevi?ius, Laurynas Rimševi?ius, Vaidotas Marozas

18. Short and Long-Term Heart-Rate Parameters in Newborns with Different Post-menstrual Ages and Sleep Position
Maristella Lucchini, Ilaria Calori, Gabriele Varisco, William P. Fifer, Maria G. Signorini

19. A Support Vector Laplacian Distance Kernel Approach to the Inverse Problem in Intracardiac Electrophysiology
Raúl Caulier-Cisterna, Margarita Sanromán-Junquera, José Luis Rojo-Álvarez, Arcadio García-Alberola

20. Applying Hilbert Transform to Monitor Cerebral Function of Patients Diagnosed with Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Comparison Between aEEG and HaEEG
Talita E. B. Santos, Thiago M. Melo, Mauricio Cagy, Antonio Fernando Casttelli Infantosi

21. Automated Video Detection of Epileptic Convulsion Slowing as a Precursor for Post-ictal Generalized EEG Suppression
Stiliyan N. Kalitzin, Prisca R. Bauer, Robert J. Lamberts, Demetrios N. Velis, Roland D. Thijs, Fernando H. Lopes Silva

22. An Automated Function for Identifying EEG Independent Components Representing Bilateral Source Activity
Caterina Piazza, Makoto Miyakoshi, Zeynep Akalin-Acar, Chiara Cantiani, Gianluigi Reni, Anna Maria Bianchi, Scott Makeig

23. Virtual Reality Based System for Investigation of Peripheral Vestibular Function
Skirmantas Stanaitis, Mindaugas Marozas, Milda Šileikait?, Rasa Liutkevi?ien?, Virgilijus Ulozas, Vaidotas Marozas, Ingrida Ulozien?

24. A Multi-channel Real Time Implementation of Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform in Field Programmable Gate Arrays
Ferhat Canbay, Vecdi Emre Levent, Gorkem Serbes, H. Fatih Ugurdag, Sezer Goren, Nizamettin Aydin

25. Sensitivity Analysis of HD-sEMG Amplitude Descriptors Relative to Grid Parameter Variation
Vincent Carriou, Mariam Al Harrach, Jeremy Laforet, Sofiane Boudaoud

26. Influence of Aging on Short- and Long-Term Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Heart Failure
Agostino Accardo, Federica Dea, Martino Cinquetti, Marco Merlo, Gianfranco Sinagra

27. Estimation of the Endotracheal Tube Pressure Drop During HFPV: A Flow-Independent Model
Miloš Aj?evi?, Umberto Lucangelo, Agostino Accardo

28. An Analysis on the Effect of Phase on the Performance of SSVEP-based BCIs
Norbert Gauci, Owen Falzon, Tracey Camilleri, Kenneth Camilleri

29. Effective QRS-Detector Based on Hilbert Transform and Adaptive Thresholding
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Fedotov, Anna S. Akulova, Sergey A. Akulov

30. EOG-Based Mouse Control for People with Quadriplegia
Ali Mohammad Alqudah

31. A Review of Transient Suppression Methods of IIR Notch Filters Used for Power-Line Interference Rejection in ECG Measurement
Shadi Mahdiani, Vala Jeyhani, Antti Vehkaoja

32. Topological Properties of Functional Brain Connectivity in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Elizaveta Saifutdinova, Jana Koprivova, Lenka Lhotska, Martin Macas

?kynet: A Novel Biologically Inspired Near Extinction Reconstruction Model
George I. Lambrou, Panagiotis Katrakazas, Dimitra Iliopoulou, Ioannis Kouris, Kostas Giokas, Ourania Petropoulou, Dimitrios-Dionysios Koutsouris

34. Improvement of Body Posture Changes Detection During Ambulatory Respiratory Measurements Using Impedance Pneumography Signals
Marcel M?y?czak, Gerard Cybulski

Continuous Regional Analysis Device for Neonate Lung (CRADL)
Richard Bayford, Andrew Tizzard, Inéz Frerichs, Norbert Weiler, Christina Karaoli, Stelios Christofides, Charalambos Yiannakkaras, Peter Rimensberger, Sven Nordebo, Stephan H. Böhm, Anton Kaam, Bruce Fifield, Christopher Knox, Lotte Steuten, Gimon Graaf, Rebecca Yerworth, Micheal Butterworth, Andreas Demosthenous

36. A Real-Time SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface Music Player Application
Rosanne Zerafa, Tracey Camilleri, Owen Falzon, Kenneth P. Camilleri

37. Analysis of MEG Signals for Selective Arithmetic Tasks
Graham Peyton, David M. Rubin, Adam Pantanowitz, Amir Kleks, Mina Teicher

38. Software Tool for Processing and Analysis of ECG Signal
Branko Babusiak, Michal Gala

39. Identification of CGM Time Delays and Implications for BG Control in T1DM
Florian Reiterer, Phillipp Polterauer, Guido Freckmann, Luigi Re

40. Vision-Free Brain-Computer Interface using auditory selective attention: evaluation of training effect
Ana Paula Souza, Leonardo Bonato Felix, Antonio Mauricio Miranda Sá, Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes

41. An Intelligent Method for Breast Cancer Diagnosis Based on Fuzzy ART and Metaheuristic Optimization
Kamran Hassani, Kamal Jafarian

42. Preliminary Results from a Proof of Concept Study for Fall Detection via ECG Morphology
Rossana Castaldo, Leandro Pecchia

43. Improving the Performance of Noise Reduction in Hearing Aids Based on the Genetic Algorithm
Ying-Hui Lai, Chien-Hsun Chen, Shih-Tsang Tang, Zong-Mu Yeh, Yu Tsao

Part II. Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing

44. Detection of Microcalcification Clusters in 2D-Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and the Relation to the Standard Method of Measuring Image Quality
Andria Hadjipanteli, Premkumar Elangovan, Padraig Looney, Alistair Mackenzie, Kevin Wells, David R. Dance, Kenneth C. Young

45. Computer Aided Diagnosis of Mammographic Tissue Using Shapelets in Quaternionic Representation
George Apostolopoulos, Athanasios Koutras, Ioanna Christoyianni, Evaggelos Dermatas

46. Local and Global Fractal Behaviour in Mammographic Images
Ido Zachevsky, Yehoshua Y. Zeevi

47. Classification of Nuclei in Follicular Lyphoma Tissue Sections Using Different Stains and Bayesian Networks
Kosmas Dimitropoulos, Panagiotis Barmpoutis, Triantafyllia Koletsa, Ioannis Kostopoulos, Nikos Grammalidis

48. Classification Method for Macular Lesions Using Fuzzy Thresholding Method
Jan Kubicek, Marek Penhaker, Iveta Bryjova, Martin Augustynek

49. Performing Intraoperative Computer Assisted Risk Analysis for Oncologic Liver Surgery in Clinical Practice
Apollon Zygomalas, Dionissios Karavias, Dimitrios Koutsouris, Ioannis Maroulis, Dimitrios D. Karavias, Konstantinos Giokas, Vasileios Megalooikonomou

50. Reproducibility of en-face Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging for Macular Atrophy Area Evaluation in Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Paolo Melillo, Settimio Rossi, Valentina Iorio, Ada Orrico, Francesco D’Alterio, Francesco Testa, Francesca Simonelli

51. Novel Spectroscopic Metric for Robust and Accurate Scatterer Size Estimation in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Michalis Kassinopoulos, Evgenia Bousi, Costas Pitris

52. Superpixel Quality in Microscopy Images: The Impact of Noise & Denoising
Joris Roels, Jonas Vylder, Jan Aelterman, Saskia Lippens, Yvan Saeys, Wilfried Philips

53. Probing Collagen Nanocharacteristics After Low-Level Red Laser Irradiation
Andreas Stylianou, Stylianos Vasileios Kontomaris, Dido Yova

54. AFM Investigation of the Influence of Red Light Irradiation on Collagen
Stylianos Vasileios Kontomaris, Dido Yova, Kyriaki Sambani, Andreas Stylianou

55. Automated Segmentation and Temperature Extraction from Thermal Images of Human Hands, Shins and Feet
Jean Gauci, Owen Falzon, Kenneth P. Camilleri, Cynthia Formosa, Alfred Gatt, Christian Ellul, Stephen Mizzi, Anabelle Mizzi, Kevin Cassar, Nachi Chockalingam

56. An Overview of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis Studies in the Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Stephanos Leandrou, Styliani Petroudi, Panicos A. Kyriacou, Constantino Carlos Reyes-Aldasoro, Constantinos S. Pattichis

57. Tumor Shrinkage Assessed by Volumetric MRI in the Long Term Follow-up After Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy of Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenoma
Christine Kopp, Marilena Theodorou, Nektarios Poullos, Vesna Jacob, Sabrina T. Astner, Michael Molls, Anca-Ligia Grosu

58. Improved Receiver Coil Arrays for Real-Time Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography of the Peripheral Vasculature
Stephen J. Riederer, Paul T. Weavers

59. Texture Features and Artificial Neural Networks: A Way to Improve the Specificity of a CAD System for Multiparametric MR Prostate Cancer
Valentina Giannini, Samanta Rosati, Daniele Regge, Gabriella Balestra

60. A Tractography Algorithm for MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging Based on Minimum-Cost Path
C. Aronis, Kostas Delibasis, M. Fanariotis, Ilias Maglogiannis

61. The Influence of Noise in Dynamic PET Direct Reconstruction
Michele Scipioni, Maria Filomena Santarelli, Vincenzo Positano, Luigi Landini

62. 3D SPECT Reconstruction and Analysis of Kidney Morphology in Childhood – Use of Mathematical Models
Elena Ttofi, Maria Lyra

63. 3D Reconstruction of Cochlea Geometries Using Human microCT Images
Antonis I. Sakellarios, Nikolaos S. Tachos, George Rigas, Thanos Bibas, Guangjian Ni, Frank Böhnke, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

64. 3D Reconstruction of Tubular Structures from Three Orthogonal MRI Projections
Junmo An, Mahmut Unan, Karen Chin, Dipan J. Shah, Andrew G. Webb, Ioannis Seimenis, Nikolaos V. Tsekos

65. A Preliminary Study on In-Vivo 3-D Imaging of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Deformation
Paschalis A. Bizopoulos, Manolis Vavuranakis, Theodoros G. Papaioannou, Dimitrios A. Vrachatis, Antonis I. Sakellarios, Dimitra Iliopoulou, Dimitris Tousoulis, Dimitrios D. Koutsouris, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

66. Segmentation of Muscles in CT Volumes Using a Continuous Convex Relaxation Approach
José-Antonio Pérez-Carrasco, Carmen Serrano, Cristina Suárez-Mejías, Begona Acha

67. Semi-automatic Measurement of Scoliotic Angle Using a Freehand 3-D Ultrasound System Scolioscan
Guang-Quan Zhou, Wei-Wei Jiang, Ka-Lee Lai, Tsz-Ping Lam, Jack Chun-Yiu Cheng, Yong-Ping Zheng

68. Ultrasound Common Carotid Artery Video Simulation and Motion Analysis
Rafaella Solomou, Christos P. Loizou, Takis Kasparis

69. Texture Features Variability in Ultrasound Video of Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques
Nikolas Soulis, Christos P. Loizou, Marios Pantziaris, Takis Kasparis

70. Suggesting a Sonographic Index to Measure Ultrasound Diaphragmatic MRR
Christakis Loizou, Christos P. Loizou, Dimitrios Matamis, Eleni Soleimezi, George Minas, Constantinos S. Pattichis

71. Towards Non-invasive Patient Monitoring Through Iris Tracking and Pain Detection
George Michael, Kyriakos Tsaparellas, Gabriel Panis, Christos P. Loizou, Andreas Lanitis

72. Computer-Based Platform for Phase Contrast Tomosynthesis: Targeting an Application for Breast Imaging
Kristina Bliznakova, Zacharias Kamarianakis, Ivan Buliev

73. Optimized GPU-Accelerated Framework for X-Ray Rendering Using k-space Volume Reconstruction
Marwan Abdellah, Yassin Amer, Ayman Eldeib

74. Determining the Optimal Site for Imaging the Microcirculation in Neonates Using Sidestream Dark – Field Imaging
Despoina Sklia, Panicos A. Kyriacou, A. J. Petros

75. Reducing Over- and Undersegmentations of the Liver in Computed Tomographies Using Anatomical Knowledge
Cristina Oyarzun Laura, Simon Oelmann, Klaus Drechsler, Stefan Wesarg

76. Local Binary Patterns and Unser Texture Descriptions to the Fold Detection on the Whole Slide Images of Meningiomas and Oligodendrogliomas
Zaneta Swiderska-Chadaj, Tomasz Markiewicz, B. Grala, J. Slodkowska

77. Assessment of the Fractal Dimension of Images Derived by Biopsy of Pancreatic Tissue: Implications for Tumor Diagnosis
Anna Scampicchio, Andrea Tura, Stefano Sbrignadello, Fabio Grizzi, Sirio Fiorino, Stella Blandamura, Lorenzo Finesso

78. On the Gray-Value Sensibility of Dental Practitioners
Wolfgang Jacquet, Roberto Cleymaet, Luc Martens, Peter Bottenberg

79. Measurement of an Acousto-Electric Interaction Signal: an Experimental Setup
Kristín Inga Gunnlaugsdottir, Thordur Helgason

80. Alterations in Trabecular Bone ?-Architecture and Cartilages in Rats with Antigen-Induced Arthritis (AIA) Resulting from Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Imaging Analysis
Serena Pacilè, Stefania Biffi, Ralf Hendrick Menk, Chiara Garrovo, Simeone Dal Monego, Fulvia Arfelli, Luigi Rigon, Federico Colombo, Paolo Macor, Agostino Accardo, Giuliana Tromba

81. Cluster Headache Diagnosis Using Iris Color Features and Statistical Pixel Classification
Mohammed El-Yaagoubi, Inmaculada Mora-Jiménez, José Luis Rojo-Álvarez, Juan Antonio Pareja-Grande

82. X-ray Microtomography of Collagen and Polylactide Samples in Liquids
Markus Hannula, Anne-Marie Haaparanta, Ilmari Tamminen, Antti Aula, Minna Kellomäki, Jari Hyttinen

83. Influence of Electrical Stimulation on the Contraction of Myotubes in Vitro
Teresa Pace, Agostino Accardo, Gaia Ziraldo, Marina Sciancalepore

84. A Tool for Geometrical Measurements of Orthognathic Surgery Changes Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Mithilesh Prakash, Timo Peltomäki, Hannu Eskola

Part III. Bioinstrumentation, Biosensors and Bio-Micro/Nano Technologies

85. Sensewear Body Monitor in Psychophysiological Measurements
Gregor Geršak, Janko Drnovšek

86. Describing Measurement Behaviour of a Surface Ag-AgCl Electrode Using the Paxon Test Platform
Malcolm A. Latorre, E. Göran Salerud, Karin Wårdell

87. Evaluating Single Channel Ionic Current by Fuzzy Clustering with a Partition Validation Index
Giuseppe Rauch, Carmelina Ruggiero, Mauro Giacomini

88. Design and Implementation of a Micro-rheometer for POC Applications
Laura Ortega Tañá, J. Cid, A. I. Rodríguez Villarreal, J. Colomer-Farrarons, Pere L. Miribel-Català

89. State of the Art and Future Prospects of Nanotechnologies in the Field of Brain-Computer Interfaces
Alkinoos Athanasiou, Manousos A. Klados, Alexander Astaras, Nicolas Foroglou, Ioannis Magras, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

90. Design and Validation of an Electric Circuit Phantom for Galvanic Intrabody Communication
M. Amparo Callejón, Javier Reina-Tosina, David Naranjo, Laura M. Roa

91. Development of Smart Sock System for Gate Analysis and Foot Pressure Control
Alexander Oks, Alexei Katashev, M. Zadinans, M. Rancans, J. Litvak

92. A Preliminary Comparison of Two Different Methods for Objective Uniformity Evaluation in Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
Andrea Scorza, Silvia Conforto, Maurizio Schmid, Daniele Bibbo, Salvatore Andrea Sciuto

93. Towards Optically Induced Semiconductor Human Exhalation Gas Sensor
Yuri Dekhtyar, Margarita Selutina, Maksims Sneiders, Uldis Zunda

Part IV. Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Systems Biology

94. An Aggregated Cross-Validation Framework for Computational Discovery of Disease-Associative Genes
Omer Faruk Ogutcen, Zeliha Gormez, Muhammad Atif Tahir, Huseyin Seker

95. Exploring the Molecular Determinants of Tumor-Stroma Interaction in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Through the Utilization of RNA-seq Data from Lung Biopsies
Georgia Kontogianni, Olga Papadodima, Achilleas Mitrakas, Ilias Maglogiannis, Michael I. Koukourakis, Alexandra Giatromanolaki, Aristotelis Chatziioannou

96. Gene Expression Data Analysis for Classification of Bipolar Disorders
Valsamo Leska, Ekaterini S. Bei, Euripides Petrakis, Michalis Zervakis

97. Complex Dynamics in Tumor Gene Regulatory Networks: Oncogenesis Dynamics Driven by “Genes Gone Crazy”
George I. Lambrou, Maria Braoudaki, Panagiotis Katrakazas, Ioannis Kouris, Dimitra Iliopoulou, Tzortzia Koutsouri, Ourania Petropoulou, Dimitrios-Dionysios Koutsouris

98. Comparing Genomic Network Methodologies: A Combined Approach for Cancer Prognosis
Stayroula Tsakaneli, Ekaterini S. Bei, Michalis Zervakis

99. Random Forest in Splice Site Prediction of Human Genome
Elham Pashaei, Mustafa Ozen, Nizamettin Aydin

100. Comparing Model Simulation and Experimental Results to Study the Dependence on Shear Stress of NO, ATP and ADP Production from Endothelial Cells
Dov Jaron, Patrick Kirby, Kenneth A. Barbee, Jaimit Parikh, Donald G. Buerk

101. Variable Target Values Neural Network for Dealing with Extremely Imbalanced Datasets
Savvas Karatsiolis, Christos N. Schizas

102. Novel Methods for Correcting Next Generation Sequencing Errors in the beta Chain of T Cell Receptors
Chrysi Panopoulou, Christos Maramis, Nicos Maglaveras, Ioanna Chouvarda

103. Using FPGAs to Accelerate Myers Bit-Vector Algorithm
Jörn Hoffmann, Dirk Zeckzer, Martin Bogdan

104. Toxic Activity Evaluation by Clustering
Mauro Giacomini, Angela Bisio, Stefano Robaldo, Carmelina Ruggiero, Giuseppe Rauch

105. Design, User Experience and Usability Requirements for NGS Workflows in Clinical Applications
Heimo Müller, Robert Reihs, Kurt Zatloukal

106. Estimation of First-Phase Insulin Secretion in the Zucker Fatty Rat
Francesco Nardo, Micaela Morettini, Carla E. Cogo, Emanuela Faelli, Sandro Fioretti, Laura Burattini, Piero Ruggeri

107. The Relative Role of Insulin Action and Secretion in Experimental Animal Models of Metabolic Syndrome
Micaela Morettini, Francesco Nardo, Carla E. Cogo, Emanuela Faelli, Sandro Fioretti, Laura Burattini, Piero Ruggeri

108. Multiple Kernel Learning Algorithms and Their Use in Biomedical Informatics
Evanthia E. Tripoliti, Michalis Zervakis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

109. Evaluation of Time Series Microarray Data for Dynamic Gene Regulatory Network Inference
Panagiotis Xenitidis, I. Seimenis, S. Kakolyris, A. Adamopoulos

Part V. Biomechanics, Robotics and Rehabilitation

110. Objective Assessment of Children with Birth Injuries
Ákos Jobbágy, Judit Schultheisz, Márk Horváth, Piroska Bacsó, Péter Csuhaj, Hanna Réfy Vraskó

111. Investigation into the Effects of Different Glenohumeral Center Estimation Methods on Kinematic & Kinetic Calculations
Darren Dawson, Keith Bryan, Ger Kelly

112. Biomechanical Features of Running Gait Data Associated with Iliotibial Band Syndrome: Discrete Variables Versus Principal Component Analysis
Angkoon Phinyomark, Sean T. Osis, Dylan Kobsar, Blayne A. Hettinga, Ryan Leigh, Reed Ferber

113. Kernel Principal Component Analysis for Identification of Between-Group Differences and Changes in Running Gait Patterns
Angkoon Phinyomark, Sean T. Osis, Blayne A. Hettinga, Reed Ferber

114. Development and Assessment of a Physiotherapy System Based on Serious Games
Ioannis Symeonidis, Ergina Kavallieratou

115. Effect of Links’ Center of Gravity Position on the Performance of a Four-Bar Linkage as an Upper Limb Rehabilitation Mechanism: A Parametric Study
Evagoras Xydas, P. Herodotou, Loucas S. Louca, Andreas Mueller

116. An Omnidirectional Platform Design: Application to Posture Analysis
Naceur Hedjazi, Abderraouf Benali, Mourad Bouzit, Zohir Dibi

117. Mobility Support System for Elderly Blind People with a Smart Walker and a Tactile Map
Miguel Reyes Adame, Jing Yu, Knut Moeller

118. Torque Collision Detection with Experimental Validation for Protontherapy Positioning Robot
Julien Baumeyer, Vincent Besnard, Sylvain Miossec, Cyril Novales, Gérard Poisson, Pierre Vieyres, J. Chemouny

119. Mechanical Stress Regulates Tissue Oxygenation, Cancer Cell Proliferation and Drug Delivery During Progression of Solid Tumors
Fotios Mpekris, Stelios Angeli, Athanassios P. Pirentis, Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos

120. Numerical Modeling of the Red Blood Cell Motion/Deformation in the Capillary
Kamran Hassani, Alireza Karimi, Ali Tavakoli Golpaygani

121. Shape Analysis of Bicipital Contraction by Means of RGB-D Sensor, Parallel Transport and Trajectory Analysis
Michela Goffredo, Paolo Piras, Valerio Varano, Stefano Gabriele, Carmen D’Anna, Silvia Conforto

122. Artificial Neural-Network EMG Classifier for Hand Movements Prediction
Marta Gandolla, Simona Ferrante, Davide Baldassini, Michele Cotti Cottini, Carlo Seneci, Alessandra Pedrocchi

123. EMG-Controlled Robotic Hand Rehabilitation Device for Domestic Training
Marta Gandolla, Simona Ferrante, D. Baldassini, Michele Cotti Cottini, Carlo Seneci, F. Molteni, E. Guanziroli, Alessandra Pedrocchi

124. Design and Modeling of a Joystick Control Scheme for an Upper Limb Powered Exoskeleton
Debora Russo, Emilia Ambrosini, Stefano Arrigoni, Francesco Braghin, Alessandra Pedrocchi

125. Prosthetic Pacing Device for Unilateral Facial Paralysis
Ville Rantanen, Antti Vehkaoja, Jarmo Verho, Petr Veselý, Jani Lylykangas, Mirja Ilves, Eeva Mäkelä, Markus Rautiainen, Veikko Surakka, Jukka Lekkala

126. Patient-Specific Reconstruction of Large Bone Defects: Clinical Success Due to an Integrated Bioengineering Workflow
W. Bartels, F. Gelaude, H. Delport, I. Jonkers, Jos Sloten

127. Tracking of MRI Interventional Devices with Computer-Controlled Detunable Markers
Junmo An, Xin Liu, Mahmut Unan, Eftychios G. Christoforou, Andrew G. Webb, Nikolaos V. Tsekos

128. Learning Probabilistic Features from EMG Data for Predicting Knee Abnormalities
Jan Kohlschuetter, Jan Peters, Elmar Rueckert

129. A Comparative Study Among Constraint, Robot-Aided and Standard Therapies in Upper Limb Rehabilitation of Children with Acquired Brain Injury
Ambra Cesareo, Elena Beretta, Emilia Biffi, Sandra Strazzer, Gianluigi Reni

130. A New Transmission Mechanism for the Actuation of Manipulators for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Guided Interventions
Xin Liu, Daniel Biediger, Rahul Kopru, Eftychios G. Christoforou, Nikolaos V. Tsekos

131. Permeability Prediction of Human Proximal Femoral Trabeculae in the Direction of Superior-to-Fovea Utilizing Directly Measured Microscopic Poroelastic Properties
Hunhee Kim, Taekyeong Lee, Youngho Lee, Jaemin Kim, Soonmoon Jung, Dongwook Yang, Tae-Hong Lim, Junghwa Hong

132. A Mathematical Model of Discharge Coefficient for Prosthetic Valves’ Performance Evaluation
Giuseppe D’Avenio, Carla Daniele, Mauro Grigioni

133. PIV and CFD Insight into the Hinge and Near-Hinge Flow Fields of Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valves
Giuseppe D’Avenio, Guanglei Wang, Yan Li, Dan Rafiroiu, Giorgio Angelis, Mauro Grigioni

Part VI. Therapeutic and Diagnostic Systems, Devices and Technologies & Clinical Engineering

134. A Modular Patient Simulator for Evaluation of Decision Support Algorithms in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
Jörn Kretschmer, Thomas Lehmann, Daniel Redmond, Patrick Stehle, Knut Möller

135. Multimodal Quantitative Assessment for Pre-operative Prosthesis Selection in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Kyle Joseph Edmunds, Þrostur Hermannsson, Mario Barbato, Iris Árnadóttir, Magnus K. Gíslason, Halldor Jónsson, Delphine Estournet, Paolo Gargiulo

136. A Novel Non-invasive Electrical Impedance Skin Scanner for Early Diagnosis Medical Decision Support in Clinical Dermatology (DermaSense)
Alexander Zogkas, Ines Kirsanidou, Chrysovalantis Korfitis, Christina Kemanetzi, Elisavet Lazaridou, Alexander Astaras

137. Robot-Assisted System for Free-Beam Transoral Laser Microsurgery
Leonardo S. Mattos, Luca Guastini, Francesco Mora, Darwin G. Caldwell, Giorgio Peretti

138. Otosclerosis and Tympanosclerosis Modeling Using the Finite Element Method
Konstantinos Plakas, Panagiotis Katrakazas, K. Giokas, I. Kouris, Athanasios Bibas, Dimitrios-Dionysios Koutsouris

139. Non-invasive Trisomy 21 Diagnosis Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps
Maria Papaioannou, Costas Neocleous, Christos N. Schizas

140. Mechanical in-Exsufflation Improves the Breathing Pattern in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Ambra Cesareo, Marika Santi, Antonella LoMauro, Emilia Biffi, Maria Grazia D’Angelo, Andrea Aliverti

141. Eyewatch, an Innovative Adjustable GDD for the Treatment of Glaucoma – in Vivo Results
Nikolaos Stergiopulos, Adan Villamarin, André Mermoud, Stéphane Bigler, Sylvain Roy

142. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Biomedical and Dentistry Applications
Boo Cheong Khoo, Siew-Wan Ohl, Evert Klaseboer

143. Evaluation of Patient Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy with the Use of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (DCEUS): Work in Progress
Charis M. Rousou, Damianos Christofides, Petros Polyviou, Yiola Marcou, Eleni Kakouri, Mike A. Averkiou

144. Fabrication and Characterization of Anisotropic Silk Fibroin/Gelatin Scaffolds Using Unidirectional Freezing
Maria Christine Tankeh Asuncion, Cho Hong James Goh, Siew Lok Toh

145. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Based on Portable Instrument for the Assessment of Glucose Concentration: In Vitro Experiments
Stefano Sbrignadello, Giovanni Pacini, Andrea Tura

146. When the Intensive Care Ventilator Technology Reaches the Operating Room: Advancing Ventilation in Anesthesia
Miloš Aj?evi?, U. Lucangelo, W. A. Zin, A. Accardo

147. Optical Rhinometry for Long Term Monitoring
Shao-Hung Lu, Cheng-Lun Tsai, Kang-Ping Lin

148. Detection System of Contrast Sensitivity for Eyes Based on Digital Micromirror Device
Yongkai Qian, Zili Cao, Bixin Zeng

149. Application of Gamma Criteria for FIF Therapy for Wide Breast Size Range
Alvis Bernans, Alexei Katashev

150. Comparison and Classification of Acoustic Levels of MRI Sequences
Iveta Bryjová, Jan Kubicek, H. Skutova

Part VII. Healthcare Information Systems and Telemedicine

151. Towards an Open Archival Information System Compliant Exchange Format to Ensure Reproducibility of Assays in Cancer Care
Felix Engel, Paul Walsh, Heike Görzig, Holger Brocks, Dominic Heutelbeck, Brian Kelly, M. Fuchs, Matthias Hemmje

152. Data Protection Issues of Integrated Electronic Health Records (EHR)
Eirini C. Schiza, Georgios J. Fakas, Constantinos S. Pattichis, Nicolai Petkov, Christos N. Schizas

153. An Ontology Based Scheme for Formal Care Plan Meta-Description
Eleni Kaldoudi, George Drosatos, Nick Portokallidis, Allan Third

154. An Architecture for Electronic Prescribing in Physiotherapy in Belgium
Ronald Buyl, Sven Laere, Marc Nyssen

155. Cloud-Based Information System for Blood Donation
Ilias Fotopoulos, Revekka Palaiologou, Ioannis Kouris, Dimitrios Koutsouris

156. The Development of Medical Ontology “HoPRO” (Hospital PRocess Ontology) and the Role of Ontologies in Multimethodological SAD Frameworks
Vasilios A. Keramaris, Konstantinos Danas

157. Feature Selection in Small Databases: A Medical-Case Study
Inês Soares, Joana Dias, Humberto Rocha, Maria Carmo Lopes, Brígida Ferreira

158. Classification of Undetermined Deaths by Poisoning: Suicidal or Unintentional
Monique Frize, Hasmik Martirosyan, Jenini Subaskaran, Steven R. McFaull, Robin Skinner, Melinda Tiv

159. The Cost of Type II Diabetes Mellitus: A Machine Learning Perspective
Ghazaal Sheikhi, Hakan Alt?nçay

160. Semi-supervised Self-training Approaches in Small and Unbalanced Datasets: Application to Xerostomia Radiation Side-Effect
Inês Soares, Joana Dias, Humberto Rocha, Leila Khouri, Maria Carmo Lopes, Brígida Ferreira

161. Using Performance Measurement in Healthcare Analytics
Fadi Louis Nammour, Nashat Mansour, Konstantinos Danas

162. Prediction of Healthcare Associated Infections in an Intensive Care Unit Using Machine Learning and Big Data Tools
Paz Revuelta-Zamorano, Alberto Sánchez, José Luis Rojo-Álvarez, Joaquín Álvarez-Rodríguez, Javier Ramos-López, Cristina Soguero-Ruiz

163. Online Platform and Native Mobile Apps for Patients Support Programs
Ioannis Demetrakopoulos, Anastasia Anna Vlachou, Daniel Moussa, Stelios Nikoletopoulos

164. Users’ Feedback About the Use of a Telemedicine System During Emergencies
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Iolie Nicolaidou, Synesios Christou, Chrysovalantis Nikolaou, Rafail Mavrocheilos, Giorgos Spyrou, Marios Neophytou, Riana Constantinou

165. The Evaluation of an Electronic Management System for Rescue Teams by Nursing Personnel
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Iolie Nicolaidou, Nasia Theodorou, Maria Nicolaou, M. Tsimaris, Chrysovalantis Nikolaou, Marios Neophytou, Riana Constantinou

166. A Body-Worn Multi-parameter Monitoring Platform for Human Vital Signs Acquisition
Christoph Beck, Julius Georgiou

167. RFCure: An RFID Based Blood Bank/Healthcare Information Management System
Eleftheria Katsiri, Katerina Pramatari, Antonis Billiris, Aggelos Kaiafas, Alexandros Christodoulakis, Haralampos Karanikas

168. Towards the Standardization of Hypnograms Construction for Sleep Analysis
Ángel Fernández-Leal, Vicente Moret-Bonillo, Mariano J. Cabrero-Canosa

169. PDF Report as Container for Structured Clinical Data
Mario Cesarelli, Maria Romano, Paolo Bifulco, Francesco Amato, Agostino Natale

170. Ant-inspired Algorithms in Health Information System Data Mining, Classification and Visualization
Miroslav Bursa, Lenka Lhotska

171. A Touchless Gestural Platform for the Interaction with the Patients Data
Lucio Tommaso Paolis

172. Towards the Creation of a Platform for the Support of Emergency Health Care Services
Synesios Christou, George Hadjichristofi, Riana Constantinou, Efthyvoulos Kyriacou

Part VIII. Technologies for Active Ageing and Wellbeing

173. An Age Simulated Virtual Environment for Improving Elderly Wellbeing
Christina Zavlanou, Andreas Lanitis

174. KeepWell: A Generic Platform for the Self-Management of Chronic Conditions
Timothy Patterson, Federico Cruciani, Ian Cleland, Chris D. Nugent, Norman D. Black, Paul J. McCullagh, Huiru Zheng, Mark P. Donnelly, Suzanne McDonough, Adele Boyd

175. ICT Systems and Services for Ageing Well: Identification and Assessment of an Important Set (Package) of ICT Services for Active Ageing and Independent Living
Christophoros Christophorou, Dimosthenis Georgiadis, Panayiotis Andreou, Styliani Kleanthous, Donato M. Cereghetti, Judith Meijers, Eleni Christodoulou, George Samaras

176. Does the Use of a Serious Game and the Grip-Ball Decrease Discomfort in Older People When Assessing Maximal Grip-Strength?
Aly Chkeir, Dimitri Voilmy, Jacques Duchêne, David J. Hewson

177. State of Alertness During Simulated Driving Tasks
Carmen D’Anna, Daniele Bibbo, Maurizio Bertollo, Selenia Fronso, Silvia Comani, Maria Rosaria Blasiis, Valerio Veraldi, Michela Goffredo, Silvia Conforto

178. A Robotic Cloud Ecosystem for Elderly Care and Ageing Well: The GrowMeUp Approach
Dimosthenis Georgiadis, Christophoros Christophorou, Styliani Kleanthous, Panayiotis Andreou, Luis Santos, Eleni Christodoulou, George Samaras

Part IX. Biomedical Engineering Education and Society

179. The First e-Learning Materials in Medical Physics – Development, Practical Application and Impact – An Overview of 7 International Projects
Slavik Tabakov

180. A Technological Platform to Support Education in Regional Anaesthesia with Patient-Specific Virtual Physiological Human (VPH)-Based Models
Georgios Christodoulakis, K. Marias, G. Notas, N. Kampanis, S. Sfakianakis

181. Prenatal Diagnosis of Aneuploidy Using Artificial Neural Networks in Relation to Health Economics
Andreas C. Neocleous, Costas K. Neocleous, Nicolai Petkov, Kypros H. Nicolaides, Christos N. Schizas

182. Metrological Reliability and Electrical Safety: A Case Study on Electrosurgical Equipment
Ali Ramezani, Ali Tavakoli Golpaygani, Mohammad Mehdi Movahedi

183. Interactive Application for Simulation of Each Type of Defibrillation Impulses by Using LabVIEW
Lukas Peter, Radek Osmancik

184. Radiation Protection – A Global View. A New IOMP-IRPA Initiative
M. Stoeva, R. Vetter

Part X. Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Assessment

185. Software Solution for Tracking Inspection Processes of Medical Devices from Legal Metrology System
Lejla Gurbeta, Dijana Sejdinovi?, Berina Ali?, Layla Abd El-Ilah, Almir Badnjevi?, Emir Žuni?

186. Implementing Audio and Visual Alarms to an Intensive Care Cerebral Function Monitor: A Standards Compliance Case Study
Angelo Bernardo B. Souza, Paulo Danilo Farina, Maurício Cagy, Antonio Fernando C. Infantosi

187. Discrete Event Simulation-Based Approach for Hospital Services Development and Monitoring
Duccio Cocchi, Roberto Miniati, Francesco Frosini, Paolo Avezzano, Ernesto Iadanza, Matteo Curiardi, Andrea Belardinelli

188. Assessing the Impact of a CIS/PACS Technology for a Cardiology Department Using QFD Methodology
Alessio Luschi, Laura Caltagirone, Claudio Mondovecchio, Roberto Miniati, Ernesto Iadanza

189. The Benefit of in-Hospital Clinical Engineer Services for Medical Devices Maintenance
Mei-Fen Chen, Shiang-Lin Chu, Jen-Kai Lee, Fun-Hsiang Lin, Cheng-Lung Tsai, Tsai Kao, Kang-Ping Lin

190. Mobile Health Applications: Design, Regulation and Assessment
Mary Marinou, Nicolas Pallikarakis

191. Computer Aided Multispectral Ultrasound Diagnostics Brain Health Monitoring System Based on Acoustocerebrography
Martin Bogdan, Adam Kolany, Ulrike Weber, Romy Elze, Miroslaw Wrobel

192. Heuristic Evaluation of a Toolset for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management
Jorge Cancela, Liss Hernandez, Giuseppe Fico, Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer

193. Blood-Gas Modelling for Artificially Ventilated Patients Using Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System
Siti Hazurah Indera-Putera, Mahdi Mahfouf, G. H. Mills

194. A Matlab Tool to Support Systematic Literature Review with Meta-Analysis
Pasqua Meccariello, Rosanna Castaldo, Luis Montesinos, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Leandro Pecchia

195. Early Assessment of the Added Value of FDG-PET/CT and MRI-DWI in Monitoring Treatment Response of Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Klaske R. Siegersma, J. Marjan Hummel, Henk Broekhuizen, Lioe-Fee Geus-Oei

196. Hospital Based HTA - Implementation for the Czech Republic
Ivana Kubátová, Veronika Matlo?ová

197. Integrated HTA and FMECA Methodology for the Evaluation of Robotic Surgery
Roberto Miniati, Fabrizio Dori, Francesco Frosini, Paolo Avezzano, Saverio Grillone, Ernesto Iadanza, Stefano Vezzosi, Andrea Belardinelli

198. The Potential Power of sub-Saharan Africa Professional Associations for Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Professionals
Anna M. E. Worm

199. Risk Management Process on a New Microwave Thermal Ablation Device: Assessment and Follow Up
Ernesto Iadanza, Cosimo Ignesti, Roberto Miniati, Alessio Luschi

200. Root Cause Analysis Combined with Human Factors Engineering Tools for Adverse Events Investigation in Healthcare
Victor Hugo Batista Tsukahara, Saide J. Calil

201. Crisis, What Crisis? How Clinical Engineers Will Solve the Billion Dollar Healthcare Funding Gap
Dan J. Clark

202. Electroporation-Enhanced Transdermal Delivery of Patent Blue Using Green Skin Pore Device
Barbara Zorec, Jure Jelenc, Damijan Miklav?i?, Nataša Pavšelj

203. A Novel Approach to Improve the Technical Maintenance of Biomedical Equipment
Daniele Bibbo, Maurizio Schmid, Andrea Scorza, Salvatore Andrea Sciuto, Silvia Conforto

204. Developing a Strategic Radiation Protection Agenda with the Installation a Dose Monitoring Software
Charilaos Apostolidis, Vasileios Ftikas, Dimitrios Apostolidis, D. Ftikas, Aspasia Papadouli

205. A Novel Generic Algorithm for Robust Physiological Signal Classification
Shadi Mahdiani, Jukka Vanhala, Jari Viik

206. HTA of a Large Tablet System in Digital Pathology
Daniele Giansanti, Giovanni Maccioni, Marco Pochini, Maria Rosaria Giovagnoli

207. Haemostasis in Minimal Invasive Gynaecological Surgery Energies: Technical Aspects, Safety and Efficacy
Vasilios Tanos, Marios Neofytou, Constantinos Pattichis

208. The Accuracy of Temperature Monitoring of the Incubator for Newborns
Saleh S. Altayyar, Mahmoud Omer Mohamed Ali, Eltahir Mohammed Hussein

209. Comparing the EU and USA Medical Devices Vigilance Systems Transparency
Panagiotis Malataras, Nicolas Pallikarakis

Part XI. Advanced Computational Modelling and Analytics

210. A Computational Model of the Cerebellum to Simulate Cortical Degeneration During a Pavlovian Associative Paradigm
Alice Geminiani, Alberto Antonietti, Claudia Casellato, Egidio D’Angelo, Alessandra Pedrocchi

211. Reliability of Rapid TMS Stimulus-Response Curves During Tibialis Anterior Contractions on Healthy Elderly
Elisabetta Peri, Vera Maria Colombo, Emilia Ambrosini, Mark Ruit, Michael J. Grey, Marco Monticone, Alessandra Pedrocchi, Giancarlo Ferrigno, Simona Ferrante

212. Metallic Stents: Biomechanical Analysis and In Vivo Investigation of the Vessel Inflammatory Response
Konstantinos Kapnisis, Costas Pitsillides, Marianna Prokopi, G. Constantinides, Daniel Cristea, Daniel Munteanu, Brigitta Brott, Peter Anderson, Jack Lemons, Andreas Anayiotos

213. Stacking of Network Based Classifiers with Application in Breast Cancer Classification
Stelios Sfakianakis, Ekaterini S. Bei, Michalis Zervakis

Part XII. mHealth Medical Video Communication Systems: The Promise that Lies Ahead

214. Towards 5G Health for Medical Video Streaming over Small Cells
Nada Y. Philip, Ikram U. Rehman

215. Dynamic Network Adaptation for Real-Time Medical Video Communication
Zinonas C. Antoniou, Andreas S. Panayides, Marios Pantziaris, Anthony G. Constantinides, Constantinos S. Pattichis, Marios S. Pattichis

216. Video Analytics for Activity Recognition in Indoor Environments Using Fisheye Cameras
Ilias Maglogiannis, Konstantinos Delibasis

217. Secure and Compact Image-Based Storage Format for DICOM Multiframe Echocardiogram Video
Alvaro Alesanco, Oscar J. Rubio, Eva Cavero, Jorge Sancho, Jose García

Part XIII. Wearable Sensor Networks for Personalised Healthcare

218. Biological Data Tracing and Pattern Recognition in Real-time
W. Daniel Scherz, Luis Miguel Soria Morillo, Ralf Seepold

219. Multi-dimensional Kineticardiography a New Approach for Wearable Cardiac Monitoring Through Body Acceleration Recordings
Pierre-François Migeotte, Vivana Mucci, Quentin Delière, Laurent Lejeune, Philippe Borne

220. Telemedicine and mHealth System for Complex Management in T1DM and T2DM Patients: Results of 6 Months Study
Fedor Lehocki, Tomas Bacigal

221. Mid-Term Prediction of Blood Glucose from Continuous Glucose Sensors, Meal Information and Administered Insulin
Iván Contreras, Josep Vehi

222. Optimal Short Distance Electrode Locations for Impedance Pneumography Measurement from the Frontal Thoracic Area
Vala Jeyhani, Tiina Vuorinen, Kai Noponen, Matti Mäntysalo, Antti Vehkaoja

223. Design and Development of a Mobile Application to Explore Cognitive Skills in Parkinson’s Disease Patients
Jorge Cancela, Samanta Villanueva Mascato, Giovanni Gentile, Manuela Giglio, Roberta Biundo, Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer, Angelo Antonini

224. Influence of Stress in Driving Behaviour
Emre Yay, Natividad Martínez Madrid, Juan Antonio Ortega Ramírez

225. Recommendation System: A Contribution to Glycaemia Excursion Identification
Lenka Lhotska, Miroslav Bursa, Michal Huptych, Katerina Stechova

226. Performance of Algorithms for Interval Discretization of Biomedical Signals
Luis Miguel Soria Morillo, Luis Gonzalez-Abril, Juan Antonio Ortega Ramírez

227. LifePal: A Mobile Self-Management Tool for Supporting Young People with Autism
Kerry-Louise Skillen, Mark P. Donnelly, Chris D. Nugent, Nichola Booth

228. The Evolution of mHealth Interventions in Heart Failure
Georgia S. Karanasiou, Evanthia E. Tripoliti, Fanis G. Kalatzis, Abdelhamid Errachid, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

229. Assessing Pediatrics Patients’ Psychological States from Biomedical Signals in a Cloud of Social Robots
Marta Díaz-Boladeras, Cecilio Angulo, Miquel Domènech, Jordi Albo-Canals, Núria Serrallonga, Cristóbal Raya, Alex Barco

Part XIV. Towards an Improved and Unifying Framework of CTG-Based Monitoring for Foetal Welfare Assessment

230. Survey on Cardiotocography Feature Extraction Algorithms for Foetal Welfare Assessment
Michel Haritopoulos, Alfredo Illanes, Asoke K. Nandi

231. Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Classification: Cross-Database Evaluation
Ji?í Spilka, Václav Chudá?ek, Michal Huptych, Roberto Leonarduzzi, Patrice Abry, Muriel Doret

232. Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for CTG Analysis
Maria G. Signorini, Giovanni Magenes

233. Least Squares Support Vector Machines for FHR Classification and Assessing the pH Based Categorization
Chrysostomos D. Stylios, George Georgoulas, Petros Karvelis, Jiri Spilka, Václav Chudá?ek, Lenka Lhotska

234. Least Squares Support Vector Machines for FHR Classification and Assessing the pH Based Categorization
Chrysostomos D. Stylios, George Georgoulas, Petros Karvelis, Jiri Spilka, Václav Chudá?ek, Lenka Lhotska

Part XV. Ambient Assisted Living Technologies Based on Internet of Things

235. GameUp: Exergames for Mobility – A Project to Keep Elderly Active
Ellen Brox, Stathis Th. Konstantinidis, Gunn Evertsen, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Antonio Remartinez, Peter Oesch, Anton Civit

236. Indoor Location IoT Analytics “in the wild”: Active and Healthy Ageing Cases
E. I. Konstantinidis, A. S. Billis, L. Plotegher, G. Conti, P. D. Bamidis

237. Indoor Localisation Through Object Detection on Real-Time Video Implementing a Single Wearable Camera
Colin Shewell, Chris Nugent, Mark Donnelly, Haiying Wang

238. Monitoring of Compliance on an Individual Treatment Through Mobile Innovations
Athanasios Anastasiou, Kostas Giokas, Dimitris Koutsouris

239. Presence Detection from Smart Home Motion Sensor Datasets: A Model
Edewede Oriwoh, M. Conrad

Part XVI. Ventilation Monitoring with Electrical Impedance Tomography

240. Chest Electrical Impedance Tomography and Its Clinical Applications
Zhanqi Zhao, Knut Möller

241. Center of Ventilation—Methods of Calculation Using Electrical Impedance Tomography and the Influence of Image Segmentation
Vladimir Sobota, Karel Roubik

242. Impact of Heart Rate on Ventilation and Pulmonary Perfusion Associated Impedance Changes
Sabine Krueger-Ziolek, Zhanqi Zhao, Benjamin Schullcke, Bo Gong, Knut Moeller

243. EIT Image Reconstruction with Discrete Cosine Transform
Benjamin Schullcke, Bo Gong, Sabine Krueger-Ziolek, Knut Moeller

244. EIT Imaging Regularization Based on Spectral Graph Wavelets
Bo Gong, Benjamin Schullcke, Sabine Krueger-Ziolek, Knut Moeller

Part XVII. Rehabilitation Technologies/Systems

245. Gamified Wellbeing for All Ages How Technology and Gamification Can Support Physical and Mental Wellbeing in the Ageing Society
Lucia Pannese, David Wortley, Antonio Ascolese

246. Evaluation of Neurofeedback on ADHD Using Mobile Health Technologies
Niki Pandria, Dimitris Spachos, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

247. Recognizing Emotion from Blood Volume Pulse and Skin Conductance Sensor Using Machine Learning Algorithms
Ali Mehmood Khan, Michael Lawo

248. Speech and Language Support System for Children with Hearing Impairment
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Rafail Mavrocheilos, Chrysovalantis Nikolaou, Marina Charalambous, George Hadjichristofi, Elena Matziari, Maria Ioannou

249. Online Decision Support for Speech & Language Pathology Assessment and Rehabilitation of Individuals with Multiple Needs
Voula C. Georgopoulos, Chrysostomos D. Stylios, Maria Kambanaros, Georgia A. Malandraki

Part XVIII. IFMBE Session on Biomedical Engineering Education

250. Revamped Biomedical Engineering Curriculum for Future-Ready Graduates
Siew-Lok Toh

251. Master Program in BME for Engineers and Medical Doctors
Ákos Jobbágy

252. Biomedical Engineering Education in the Czech Republic
Lenka Lhotska, Jiri Hozman

253. The Status of BME Programs in Latin America
Martha Zequera Díaz, A. P. Koch

254. Biomedical Engineering, Medical Engineering, and Bioengineering: Different BME Programmes in Hong Kong
Yong-Ping Zheng

255. Status of Biomedical Engineering Education in the Asia Pacific
Kang-Ping Lin, Mei-Fen Chen, Cheng-Lung Tsai, Kao Tsai

Part XIX. Optimizing the Diagnostic Value of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Using a Dynamic Phantom Assembly

256. Construction of Inflatable Lungs to Simulate Respiratory Motion in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Antonis Lontos, A. Antoniou, I. Chrysanthou, S. Christofides, O. Demetriadou, Chr. Panagidis, Ch. Yiannakkaras, D. Kaolis, Yiannis Parpottas

Part XX. Current and Future Trends in the HTA of Medical Devices

257. Current and Future Trends in the HTA of Medical Devices
Oriana Ciani, Carlo Federici, Rosanna Tarricone

Part XXI. Frontiers of Neuroengineering

258. Real-Time Workload Assessment Using EEG Signals in Virtual Reality Environment
Shen Ren, Fabio Babiloni, Nitish V. Thakor, Anastasios Bezerianos

Keywords: Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Medical and Radiation Physics, Biomaterials

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
IFMBE Proceedings
Page amount
1387 pages
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Printed ISBN

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