Wearable Electronics and Embedded Computing Systems for Biomedical Applications by Enzo Pasquale ScilingoWearable Electronics and Embedded Computing Systems for Biomedical Applications by Enzo Pasquale Scilingo

Wearable Electronics and Embedded Computing Systems for Biomedical Applications

Guest editorEnzo Pasquale Scilingo, Gaetano Valenza

Paperback | May 9, 2017

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Wearable electronics and embedded computing systems have been receiving a great deal of interest over the last two decades in research and commercial fields, with a special focus on biomedical applications. The key benefits introduced by these systems include their small size, lightweight, low-power consumption, and, of course, wearability. Major human-centered applications are related to medicine, enabling outpatient care and enhancing the quality of life for chronic disease patients, maybe preventing unnecessary hospitalization. These technological devices can indeed be cost effective and provide doctors with more accurate and reliable data.

Exemplary engineering input has focused on developing innovative sensing platforms, adaptable to different environments and user needs, smart textile technology, miniaturized electronics and sensors, energy harvesting, wireless body area networks, and so on. This has provided the possibility of gathering information on several activities, such as during daily activities or sleep, during specific tasks, at home, in the lab, and in the clinic, in the form of physiological signals.

This book includes cutting-edge research articles, as well as reviews describing and assessing wearable devices, or proposing novel wearable sensors, computational efficient algorithms for physiological signal processing through embedded computing, collection of environmental/behavioral/psychological data, data fusion, detection and quantification of symptoms, decision support for medical doctors, and communication between patient and doctor.

Title:Wearable Electronics and Embedded Computing Systems for Biomedical ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:254 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.69 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 0.69 inPublished:May 9, 2017Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3038423866

ISBN - 13:9783038423867


Table of Contents

1) Assessment of a Smart Sensing Shoe for Gait Phase Detection in Level Walking
2) A Novel 12-Lead ECG T-Shirt with Active Electrodes
3) A Pulsed Coding Technique Based on Optical UWB Modulation for High Data Rate Low Power Wireless Implantable Biotelemetry
4) A Wearable System for the Evaluation of the Human-Horse Interaction: A Preliminary Study
5) Automatic Measurement of Chew Count and Chewing Rate during Food Intake
6) Robust and Accurate Algorithm for Wearable Stereoscopic Augmented Reality with Three Indistinguishable Markers
7) Miniaturized Blood Pressure Telemetry System with RFID Interface
8) Skin Admittance Measurement for Emotion Recognition: A Study over Frequency Sweep
9) An Embedded Sensing and Communication Platform, and a Healthcare Model for Remote Monitoring of Chronic Diseases
10) A Multi-Modal Sensing Glove for Human Manual-Interaction Studies
11) Analysis of In-to-Out Wireless Body Area Network Systems: Towards QoS-Aware Health Internet of Things Applications
12) A Galvanic Coupling Method for Assessing Hydration Rates
13) A Comparative Review of Footwear-Based Wearable Systems
14) A Fabric-Based Approach for Wearable Haptics