Special Issue "Smartphone-Based Sensors for Non-Invasive Physiological Monitoring"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2016) | Viewed by 200909
Interests: biomedical instrumentation; signal processing; machine learning; smart health diagnostics; wearable devices
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Special Issue in Sensors: Wearable and Remote Sensing and Monitoring for Personal and Professional Healthcare
Special Issue in Sensors: Novel Wearable ECG Sensors and Signal Analysis of ECG Data
Smartphones have become so ubiquitous that they are being used as virtually wearable monitors, including heart rate and activity monitoring. By taking advantage of the smartphone’s processing power, peripheral noninvasive and cost-effective sensors, and wireless communications capabilities, recent efforts have been made to create various medical applications for self-monitoring. For example, there have been some recent advances which allow measurements of respiratory rates and cardiac arrhythmia detection all directly from a video camera of a smartphone without the use of external sensors. Given the progress to date, this Special Issue aims to publish new advances in extracting physiological measurements from a smartphone with or without external sensors. Some of the physiological measurement capabilities of interest may include new advances in heart rates, respiratory rates, tidal volume, respiratory sound diagnostics, cardiac arrhythmias, and blood pressure data acquisition and processing. New algorithm development for extraction of the above-mentioned physiological measurements that can be applicable for smartphones is also of significant interest for this Special Issue.
Prof. Dr. Ki H. Chon
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- mobile health
- vital signs
- wearable health monitors
- biosignal processing and diagnostics
- cardiac arrhythmia detection