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Special Issue "Intelligent Sensing in Biomedical Applications"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Biomedical Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Oldřich Vyšata
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Guest Editor
Charles University, Prague Praha, Czech Republic
Interests: neurophysiology; digital signal processing; biological systems modeling
Prof. Dr. Aleš Procházka
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Guest Editor
University of Chemistry and Technology & Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: digital signal processing; machine learning; computational intelligence
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Dr. Rafael Doležal
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Guest Editor
University of Hradec Kralove, Faculty of Sciences, Czech Republic
Interests: computer-aided drug design; high-performance computing; machine learning

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

At present, monitoring the course of the disease and the effect of therapy in clinical practice mostly depends on clinical scales and clinical impression. Such a description of the development of the patient’s condition is subject to intra-individual and inter-individual variability. In addition, such monitoring takes place only for a short time, mostly in the unnatural conditions of medical facilities. On the other hand, modern sensors enable increasingly accurate long-term monitoring of many important quantities. Reducing the variability of patient follow-up makes it possible to reduce the number of subjects in clinical trials and thus significantly reduce the cost of the studies. It also reduces the likelihood of false-negative results, thus saving the cost of developing new treatments. Smart sensor devices make it possible to acquire, process, and transmit data to users. Smart implants like orthopedic implants instrumented with strain gauges increase their lifespan. Retina implant systems using image sensors restore vision. Wearable body sensor networks comprising various types of sensors can monitor the course of vital variables for a long time, as well as the signal needed for therapeutic intervention. Biosensors enable the monitoring of physical activities. Results of machine learning methods contribute to the diagnosis of neurological disorders and the detection of tissue changes.

This Special Issue is addressed to all types of smart sensors designed for biomedical applications.

The topic of this Special Issue concerns the following areas of interest of the magazine: biosensors, sensor networks, smart/intelligent sensors, signal processing, data fusion, and deep learning in sensor systems.

Dr. Oldřich Vyšata
Prof. Dr. Aleš Procházka
Dr. Rafael Doležal
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • smart implants
  • smart biosensors
  • wearables
  • sensor fusion
  • biomedical
  • motion monitoring
  • machine learning
  • signal processing

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