Recent Innovations in Bioinstrumentation and Medical Imaging Technology
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2024 | Viewed by 185
2. School of Science and Technology, Meiji University, 1-1-1 Higashi-Mita, Tama-ku, Kawasaki 214-8571, Japan
Interests: biological sensing; human interface design; computer vision; humanoid robot design
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The purpose of this Special Issue is to introduce the recent innovations in bioinstrumentation and medical imaging technology.
Bioinstrumentation is a technology that enables non-invasive quantification of a person's internal state, especially through the use of electronic technology, and enables the voluntary control of equipment using the biological signals obtained. Examples of biological data include myoelectric and electrocardiographic signals, brain waves, blood pressure, body temperature, respiration, saliva, autonomic nervous system functions, sleep, eye movements, facial expressions, and body movements. Through database creation and big data analysis, health care, improvements in quality of life, rehabilitation, and sport applications are possible. Recently, many wearable sensors have become available on the market which can provide information for long periods of time without causing a psychological and physiological burden on the user.
Medical imaging, on the other hand, is a technology that visualizes the internal structures and functions of the human body as images, especially for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Medical imaging technologies include radiography, computed tomography, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound tomography, nuclear medicine, angiography, and ultrasonography. Recently, it has become possible to take thin-slice images in a short time, which can also be used as three-dimensional images.
Recent innovations in both technologies have led to exceptional efficacy in the acquisition and understanding of human biological information. In this Special Issue, we welcome the active submission of papers that introduce the remarkable developments and innovations in bioinstrumentation and medical imaging technology.
Prof. Dr. Kiyoshi Hoshino
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- bioinstrumentation, bio-sensing, transducer, and detection technologies
- wearable sensors and devices
- signal and image processing, data analysis, and communication technologies
- biomathematical models
- new applications in bioinstrumentation
- hardware for medical imaging
- medical image analysis
- medical big data
- machine learning and deep learning