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Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, International Workshop on (2006)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A
Apr. 3, 2006 to Apr. 5, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2547-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Committees (PDF)

pp. xi
Session 1: Clinical Applications

Using Wearable Sensors to Measure Motor Abilities following Stroke (Abstract)

Bethany Knorr , Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
Delsey M. Sherrill , Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Joel Stein , Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Todd Hester , Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Metin Akay , Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Cambridge MA
Richard Hughes , Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Paolo Bonato , Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Cambridge MA
pp. 5-8

Experiments in the Detection of Upper Limb Posture through Kinestetic Strain Sensor (Abstract)

Toni Giorgino , DIS, University of Pavia, Italy
Danilo De Rossi , University of Pisa, Italy
Federico Lorussi , University of Pisa, Italy
Silvana Quaglini , DIS, University of Pavia, Italy
pp. 9-12

Pervasive Body Sensor Network: An Approach to Monitoring the Post-operative Surgical Patient (Abstract)

Rachel King , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Guang-Zhong Yang , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Benny Lo , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Omer Aziz , Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology,Imperial College London
Ara Darzi , Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London
pp. 13-18
Session 2: Wearable Sensors

Invited Talk: Thermal Energy Harvesting with Thermo Life (Abstract)

Ingo Stark , Thermo Life Energy Corp., Riverside, CA
pp. 19-22

Fully Integrated EKG Shirt based on Embroidered Electrical Interconnections with Conductive Yarn and Miniaturized Flexible Electronics (Abstract)

Herbert Reichl , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
Christine Kallmayer , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
Rolf Aschenbrenner , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
Torsten Linz , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
pp. 23-26

DC Behavior of Conductive Fabric Networks with Application to Wearable Sensor Nodes (Abstract)

Eric Wade , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
H. Harry Asada , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 27-30

Combining wireless with wearable technology for the development of on-body networks (Abstract)

Donal O?Gorman , School for Human Health and Performance, Dublin City University
Niall Moyna , School for Human Health and Performance, Dublin City University
Sarah Brady , National Centre for Sensor Research,Dublin City University
Dermot Diamond , National Centre for Sensor Research,Dublin City University
Brian Carson , School for Human Health and Performance, Dublin City University
pp. 31-36
Session 3: Power Issues and RF Communication

Invited Talk: Ultra Low Power Electronics for Medicine (PDF)

Rahul Sarpeshkar , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 37

Thin Film Piezoelectric Energy Scavenging Systems for Long Term Medical Monitoring (Abstract)

Paul K. Wright , University of California Berkeley, Berkeley CA
Elizabeth K. Reilly , University of California Berkeley, Berkeley CA
Eric Carleton , University of California Berkeley, Berkeley CA
pp. 38-41

Rotating and Gyroscopic MEMS Energy Scavenging (Abstract)

Eric M. Yeatman , Imperial College London
pp. 42-45

An Omnidirectional Transcutaneous Power Link for Capsule Endoscopy (Abstract)

Robert Puers , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Bert Lenaerts , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
pp. 46-49
Session 4: Sensor Network Platforms

BASUMA - The Sixth Sense for Chronically Ill Patients (Abstract)

Thomas Falck , Philips Research Laboratories Aachen
Jean-Pierre Ebert , IHP GmbH - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics
Javier Espina , Philips Research Laboratories Aachen
Daniel Dietterle , IHP GmbH - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics
pp. 57-60

A Compact, Wireless, Wearable Sensor Network for Interactive Dance Ensembles (Abstract)

Joseph A. Paradiso , MIT Media Laboratory
S. Daniel Lovell , MIT Media Laboratory
Ryan Aylward , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 65-70
Session 5: Information Processing & Security

Invited Talk: Configurable Sensor Nodes (PDF)

Peter Van der Stok , Philips Research Laboratories
pp. 71

Multi-sensor Data Fusion Using the Influence Model (Abstract)

Wen Dong , MIT Media Laboratory
Alex Pentland , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 72-75

Combination of Body Sensor Networks and On-Body Signal Processing Algorithms: the practical case of MyHeart project (Abstract)

S. Dasen , Centre Suisse d?Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Switzerland
J. Sola , Centre Suisse d?Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Switzerland
J. Luprano , Centre Suisse d?Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Switzerland
O. Chetelat , Centre Suisse d?Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Switzerland
J. M. Koller , Centre Suisse d?Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Switzerland
pp. 76-79

Resource-Efficient Security for Medical Body Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Oscar Garc?a Morchon , Philips Research Laboratories, Aachen
Heribert Baldus , Philips Research Laboratories, Aachen
David Sanchez Sanchez , Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
pp. 80-83

A Design Proposal of Security Architecture for Medical Body Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Yuan-Ting Zhang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lian-Feng Shen , Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Shu-Di Bao , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 84-90
Session 6: Implantable Sensors

Stimulating and Sensing Network Inside the Human Body (Abstract)

Joseph H. Schulman , Alfred Mann Foundation, Santa Clarita, California, USA
pp. 92-95

Electrochemical Methods for Monitoring Neurotransmitter Dynamics in vitro: From Theory to Experiments (Abstract)

Danny O?Hare , Imperial College, London, UK
Costas A Anastassiou , Imperial College, London, UK
Kim H Parker , Imperial College, London, UK
Bhavik A Patel , Imperial College, London, UK
pp. 96-99

An Autonomous Smart Dental Prosthesis for Fast Rehabilitation (Abstract)

W. Claes , Dep. Electrical Engineering - MICAS, Leuven, Belgium
J.L. Beckers , Uni-Dent N.V., Leuven, Belgium
J. Van Ham , Dep. Electrical Engineering - MICAS, Leuven, Belgium
I. Naert , KULeuven, Dep. Of prosthetic Dentistry, Leuven, Belgium
M. De Cooman , Dep. Electrical Engineering - MICAS, Leuven, Belgium
C. Van Lierde , Materialise, Haasrode, Belgium
R. Puers , Dep. Electrical Engineering - MICAS, Leuven, Belgium
pp. 100-106
Session 7: Clinical Applications

Biomotion Community-Wearable Human Activity Monitor: Total Knee Replacement and Healthy Control Subjects (Abstract)

Henrik Malchau , Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials Laboratory
William H. Harris , Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials Laboratory
David E. Krebs , Harvard Medical School
James I. Huddleston , Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, MA, USA
Dov Goldvasser , Massachusetts General Hospital Biomotion Laboratory
Donna M. Scarborough , Massachusetts General Hospital Biomotion Laboratory
pp. 109-112

Activity Recognition and Monitoring Using Multiple Sensors on Different Body Positions (Abstract)

Uwe Maurer , Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
Daniel P. Siewiorek , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Michael Deisher , Intel, Hillsboro, OR
Asim Smailagic , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
pp. 113-116

Remotely Supporting Care Provision for Older Adults (Abstract)

J. W. P. Ng , Pervasive ICT Research Centre, BT
S. J. Brown , Pervasive ICT Research Centre, BT
N. M. Barnes , Pervasive ICT Research Centre, BT
A. A. Reeves , Pervasive ICT Research Centre, BT
pp. 117-122
Poster Session

Analysis of the Severity of Dyskinesia in Patients with Parkinson?s Disease via Wearable Sensors (Abstract)

David Standaert , Dept of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
Delsey Sherrill , Dept of PM&R,Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Richard Hughes , Dept of PM&R,Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Shyamal Patel , Dept of PM&R,Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Nancy Huggins , Dept of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
Theresa Lie-Nemeth , Dept of PM&R,Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Paolo Bonato , Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge MA
Todd Hester , Dept of PM&R,Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
pp. 123-126

Using Wearable Sensors to Analyze the Quality of Use of Mobility Assistive Devices (Abstract)

Karine Perreault , Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Patrick Boissy , Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte d?Education Physique et Sportive, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Paolo Bonato , Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Cambridge MA
Mathieu Hamel , Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Delsey M. Sherrill , Dept of PM&R, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
Todd Hester , Dept of PM&R, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston MA
pp. 127-130

E-Textile Based Automatic Activity Diary for Medical Annotation and Analysis (Abstract)

David Lehn , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Mark Jones , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Joshua Edmison , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Thomas Martin , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
pp. 131-134

Sensory baby vest for the monitoring of infants (Abstract)

Carsten Linti , Institut fur Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik, Denkendorf, Germany
Heinrich Planck , Institut fur Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik, Denkendorf, Germany
Hansj?rgen Horter , Institut fur Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik, Denkendorf, Germany
Peter Osterreicher , Institut fur Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik, Denkendorf, Germany
pp. 135-137

Sensing Muscle Activities with Body-Worn Sensors (Abstract)

Paul Lukowicz , Institute for Computer Systems and Networks, UMIT, Hall i. Tirol, Austria
Corina Schuster , Reha Rheinfelden, Switzerland
Oliver Amft , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Gerhard Troster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 138-141

eWatch: A Wearable Sensor and Notification Platform (Abstract)

Daniel P. Siewiorek , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Asim Smailagic , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Uwe Maurer , Technische Universit?t M?nchen, Germany
Anthony Rowe , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
pp. 142-145

Wireless Physiological Sensor System for Ambulatory Use (Abstract)

Lynette Jones , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brett Lockyer , Department of Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nikhila Deo , Department of Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 146-149

A new solution for a Heart Failure Monitoring system based on Wearable and Information Technologies (Abstract)

S. Guillen , Health & Wellbeing Technologies R&D group, ITACA Institute, Spain
M. T. Arredondo , Technical University of Madrid, Spain
E. Villalba , Technical University of Madrid, Spain
E. Hoyo-Barbolla , Technical University of Madrid, Spain
pp. 150-153

Wearable Multisensor Heart Rate Monitor (Abstract)

Liliana Grajales , Motorola, Schaumburg, Illinois
Ion V. Nicolaescu , Motorola, Schaumburg, Illinois
pp. 154-157

The Evaluation of Nodes of Body Sensor Networks: Wearable Blood Pressure Measuring Devices (Abstract)

Carmen C.Y. Poon , Chinese University of Hong Kong
X.Y. Xiang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yuan-ting Zhang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 158-161

Eco: Ultra-Wearable and Expandable Wireless Sensor Platform (Abstract)

Pai H. Chou , University of California, Irvine, CA
Chulsung Park , University of California, Irvine, CA
pp. 162-165

SAND: a modular application development platform for miniature wireless sensors (Abstract)

Martin Ouwerkerk , Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Nur Engin , Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Frank Pasveer , Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
pp. 166-170

Long-Term Activity Monitoring with a Wearable Sensor Node (Abstract)

Kristof Van Laerhoven , Lancaster University
Yanni G. Malliaris , King?s College London
Hans-W. Gellersen , Lancaster University
pp. 171-174

An Ecosystem of Platforms to Support Sensors for Personal Fitness (Abstract)

Adam Rea , Intel Research Seattle, Seattle, WA
Gaetano Borriello , Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Waylon Brunette , Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Jonathan Lester , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Polly Powledge , Intel Research Seattle, Seattle, WA
pp. 175-178

A Phone-Centered Body Sensor Network Platform: Cost, Energy Efficiency & User Interface (Abstract)

Mike Sinclair , Hardware Devices Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
Ray Bittner , Hardware Devices Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
Lin Zhong , Dept. of Electrical & Computer Eng., Rice University, Houston, TX
pp. 179-182

Communicating Data from Wireless Sensor Networks Using the HL7v3 Standard (Abstract)

Mark Gaynor , Boston University School of Management
Dan Myung , 10Blade, Inc
Matt Welsh , Harvard University
Steve Moulton , 10Blade, Inc
Sam Baird , 10Blade, Inc
Stephen Dawson-Haggerty , Harvard University
pp. 183-186

Elaborating Sensor Data using Temporal and Spatial Commonsense Reasoning (Abstract)

Bo Morgan , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Push Singh , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 187-190

A Spatio-Temporal Architecture for Context Aware Sensing (Abstract)

Benny Lo , Imperial College, Department of Computing, London, England
Surapa Thiemjarus , Imperial College, Department of Computing, London, England
Guang-Zhong Yang , Imperial College, Department of Computing, London, England
pp. 191-194

Towards Image-Based Modeling for Ambient Sensing (Abstract)

Guang-Zhong Yang , Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Danail Stoyanov , Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Benny P.L. Lo , Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Julien Pansiot , Imperial College London, United Kingdom
pp. 195-198

Source Recovery for Body Sensor Network (Abstract)

Benny Lo , Imperial College London, UK
Guang-Zhong Yang , Imperial College London, UK
Fani Deligianni , Imperial College London, UK
pp. 199-202

Single-Walled Carbon-Nanotube Forest Immunosensor for Amplified Detection of Cancer Biomarkers (Abstract)

Ashwin Bhirde , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
J. Silvio Gutkind , National Institute of Dental Research, Maryland
SangNyon Kim , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Xin Yu , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Bernard Munge , Salve Regina University, Newport RI
James F. Rusling , National Institute of Dental Research, Maryland
Joseph D. Gong , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Gary Jensen , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Voymesh Patel , National Institute of Dental Research, Maryland
pp. 203-207

Organic Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors for Unconventional Applications: Flexible Sensors and Wearable Devices (Abstract)

Alessandra Sulis , CNISM-University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Annalisa Bonfiglio , CNISM-University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Ileana Manunza , CNISM-University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
pp. 208-211

IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Wearable Biomedical Sensors & Systems: Position Paper (Abstract)

Eric Mc Adams , NIBEC, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Sundaresan Jayaraman , Georgia Institute of Technology
Ilkka Korhonen , Ubiquitous Computing, VTT Information Technology, Tampere, Finland
Danilo De Rossi , Interdiparimental Centre of Research "E. Piaggio", Pisa, Italy
Yuan-Ting Zhang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Andreas Lymberis , European Commission, Information Society Directorate-General, Brussels, Belgium
Andre Dittmar , LPM CNRS/INSA Lyon, France
Paolo Bonato , Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston
pp. 212-214
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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