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Medical Measurement and Applications (2009)
Cetraro, Italy
May 29, 2009 to May 30, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3598-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Title (PDF)

pp. i

Copyright page (PDF)

pp. ii

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. iii-xi

Welcome message (PDF)

pp. xii

Committee (PDF)

pp. xiii

Thermoelectric generator design based on power from body heat for biomedical autonomous devices (Abstract)

Amerigo Trotta , Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Polytechnic of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70100 Italy
Giuseppe Vendramin , Dipartimento d'Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, University of Salento, Via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Gabriella Mazzotta , Ansaldo ipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Polytechnic of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70100 Italy
Aime Lay-Ekuakille , Dipartimento d'Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, University of Salento, Via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
pp. 1-4

Near-field microwave and mm-wave noninvasive diagnosis of human skin (Abstract)

M.A. Abou-Khousa , Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (amntl), Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
S. Kharkovsky , Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (amntl), Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
M.T. Ghasr , Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (amntl), Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
R. Zoughi , Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (amntl), Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
pp. 5-7

EMG wavelet analysis and metabolic study during cardiofitness activity (Abstract)

T. Iona , Department of Clinic and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
A. Ammendolia , Department of Clinic and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
M. Iocco , Department of Medical Science, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
G. Fragomeni , Department of Clinic and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
M. D'Andrea , Department of Medical Science, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
A. Palumbo , Department of Clinic and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, ITALY
pp. 8-12

Combining pixon concept with wavelet thresholding in medical image segmentation (Abstract)

A. Zehtabian , School of information technology and computer engineering, Shahrood University of Technology, Iran
G.A. Rezai Rad , Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran
H. Yousefian , Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran
H. Hassanpour , School of information technology and computer engineering, Shahrood University of Technology, Iran
pp. 13-16

Portable embedded medical box implementation for health monitoring applications in avionic environments (Abstract)

Konstantinos Anastasopoulos , Electronic Computing System department, Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
Konstantinos Aidinis , Department of Electronics Computers Communications and Control, Schoool of Physics, University of Athens, Greece
Jirka Klaue , Optronics systems, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
Thomas Pistner , Optronics systems, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
Pavlos Kouros , Electronic Computing System department, Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
Dimitrios Marinos , Department of Electronics Computers Communications and Control, Schoool of Physics, University of Athens, Greece
Nikolaus Schmitt , Optronics systems, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
pp. 17-21

An ambient intelligent body sensor network for e-Health applications (Abstract)

Wail Gueaieb , Machine Intelligence, Robotics, and Mechatronics (MIRAM) Laboratory SITE, University of Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
Md. Abdur Rahman , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory (MCRLab) SITE, University of Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory (MCRLab) SITE, University of Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
Mohammed F. Alhamid , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory (MCRLab) SITE, University of Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
pp. 22-25

Parametric representation of human breast shapes (Abstract)

Francesco Pane , Humanitas Centro Catanese di Oncologia, Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Catanuto , Humanitas Centro Catanese di Oncologia, Catania, Italy
Davide Modica , Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, Università di Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Claudio Guarnera , Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, Università di Catania, Italy
Giovanni Gallo , Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, Università di Catania, Italy
Francesco Milanese , Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, Università di Catania, Italy
pp. 26-30

A remote doctor for homecare and medical diagnoses on cardiac patients by an adaptive ECG analysis (Abstract)

Rosario Morello , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Claudio De Capua , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Antonella Meduri , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
pp. 31-36

Wavelet estimation of pulse rate variability from oscillometric blood pressure measurements (Abstract)

Voicu Groza , School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
Hilmi Dajani , School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
Miodrag Bolic , School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
Saif Ahmad , School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 37-40

A numerical hand model for a virtual glove rehabilitation system (Abstract)

Danilo Franchi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito - ITALY
Giuseppe Placidi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito - ITALY
Alfredo Maurizi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito - ITALY
pp. 41-44

A hand-arm vibration meter monitoring the percussion exposure for health risk prevention applications (Abstract)

Rosario Morello , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Claudio De Capua , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Antonella Meduri , Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Technologies, ¿Mediterranea¿ University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
pp. 45-50

A novel portable device for pathological voice analysis (Abstract)

P. Veltri , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
N. Lombardo , School of of Otorhinolaryngology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
A. Garozzo , School of of Otorhinolaryngology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
B. Calabrese , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
F. Amato , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
A. Palumbo , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
M. Cannataro , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
pp. 51-54

A basic study of ultrasonic shear wave elastography in tissue-mimicking phantoms (Abstract)

A.F.F. da Silva , Institute for Measurement and Automation, Division of Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems, Bundeswehr University Munich, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
I. Sack , Department of Radiology, Charité - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Charitéplatz 1, 10117, Germany
Ch. Kargel , Institute for Measurement and Automation, Division of Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems, Bundeswehr University Munich, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
V. Rengaraju , Institute for Measurement and Automation, Division of Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems, Bundeswehr University Munich, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
pp. 55-59

Implementation of ECG signal processing and analysis techniques in digital signal processor based system (Abstract)

D. Nedumaran , Department of Central Instrumentation and Service Laboratory, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai - 600 025, India
D. Balasubramaniam , Department of Central Instrumentation and Service Laboratory, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai - 600 025, India
pp. 60-63

Microtuators of SMA for Braille display system (Abstract)

D. R. Chaves , Health Sciences High School, State University of Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
M. F. Vieira , Electric Engineering Department, Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraíba, Campina Grande, Brazil
A.C.O. Lima , Support to Research Foundation of Amazonas State, Manaus, Brazil
I. L. Peixoto , Health Sciences High School, State University of Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
C. J. de Araujo , Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraíba, Campina Grande, Brazil
pp. 64-68

Temperature and humidity measurements in nasal cavity (Abstract)

Lindemann Joerg , Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Germany
Leiacker Richard , Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Germany
Konstantakos Vasileios , Electronics Lab, Physics Department, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Rettinger Gerhard , Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Germany
Tsakiropoulou Evangelia , 2nd Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 69-72

Practical calibation for upper extremety patients in haptic rehabilitation (Abstract)

Jilin Zhou , Distributed Collaborative Virtual Environments Research (DISCOVER) Lab, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
Shervin Shirmohammadi , Distributed Collaborative Virtual Environments Research (DISCOVER) Lab, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
Francois Malric , Distributed Collaborative Virtual Environments Research (DISCOVER) Lab, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 73-78

Objetive assessment of olfactory function using functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) (Abstract)

F. Machado , Electronic Technology Department, Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain
N. Malpica , Electronic Technology Department, Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain
J.A. Hernandez-Tamames , Electronic Technology Department, Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain
G. Luna , Electronic Technology Department, Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain
A. Toledano , Servicio de Otorrinología, Fundación Hospital de Alcorcón, Spain
S. Borromeo , Electronic Technology Department, Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain
pp. 79-82

Unobstrusive heart rate and respiratory rate monitor embedded on a wheelchair (Abstract)

Pedro Silva Girao , Instituto de Telecomunicações/DEEC/IST, Lisbon, Portugal
Octavian Postolache , Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisbon, Portugal
Gabriela Postolache , Escola Superior de Saúde, Universidade Atlântica, Oeiras, Portugal
Joaquim Mendes , IDMEC, FEUP, Porto, Portugal
pp. 83-88

Evaluating the post-stroke patients progress using an Augmented Reality Rehabilitation system (Abstract)

Jongeun Cha , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Canada
Atif Alamri , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mohamad Eid , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 89-94

A novel ICA-based hardware system for reconfigurable and portable BCI (Abstract)

P. Vizza , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
P. Veltri , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
G. Cocorullo , Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
B. Calabrese , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
M. Sturniolo , Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, 87050 Piano Lago (CS), Italy
A. Palumbo , Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
A. Gambardella , Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
M. Lanuzza , Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
pp. 95-98

Design of an electronic device for brain computer interface applications (Abstract)

A. Gambardella , Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
P. Vizza , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
A. Palumbo , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
M. Sturniolo , Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago (CS), Italy
F. Pucci , Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
P. Veltri , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, 88100, Italy
pp. 99-103

Securing medical data in smart homes (Abstract)

Khalil El-Khatib , University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Canada L1H 7K4
Mouhcine Guennoun , University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Canada L1H 7K4
pp. 104-107

A device for stent designing in emodynamic surgery room (Abstract)

Ciro Indolfi , University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa - 88100 Germaneto, Italy
Giuseppe Tradigo , University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa - 88100 Germaneto, Italy
Mario Cannataro , University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa - 88100 Germaneto, Italy
Pierangelo Veltri , University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa - 88100 Germaneto, Italy
pp. 108-110

Arterial pulse wave decomposition by independent component analysis (Abstract)

Laila Gbaoui , Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwaves and Circuit Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Eugenijus Kaniusas , Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwaves and Circuit Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 111-115

ECG monitoring. A software tool for deriving time and frequency parameters (Abstract)

Marcel Stanciu , University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB), ROMANIA
Anatolie Boev , University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB), ROMANIA
Mihaela Albu , University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB), ROMANIA
pp. 116-121

Automated measurements of finger movements in arthritic patients using a wearable data hand glove (Abstract)

J. Condell , Faculty of Computing and Engineering, Magee College, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
P. Gardiner , Western Health and Social Care Trust, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
K. Curran , Faculty of Computing and Engineering, Magee College, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
T. Quigley , Faculty of Arts, Magee College, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
E. Xie , Faculty of Computing and Engineering, Magee College, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
M. McNeill , Faculty of Computing and Engineering, Magee College, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
pp. 122-126

Biomedical data acquisition and transmission infrastructure in the HEARTFAID platform (Abstract)

Andrew Marsh , Virtual Medical World Solutions Ltd., SO51 5RU Romsey, Hampshire, UK
Domenico Conforti , Dept. of Electronics, Computer and System Science, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (Cosenza), Italy
Domenico Costanzo , Dept. of Electronics, Computer and System Science, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (Cosenza), Italy
Christos Biniaris , Virtual Medical World Solutions Ltd., SO51 5RU Romsey, Hampshire, UK
pp. 127-131

Pulse arrival time and ballistocardiogram application to blood pressure variability estimation (Abstract)

Pedro Girao , Instituto de Telecomunicações/DEEC/IST, Lisbon, Portugal
Octavian Postolache , Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisbon, Portugal
Eduardo Pinheiro , Instituto de Telecomunicações/DEEC/IST, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 132-136

Automatic head position monitoring for optimal recovery after vitrectomy (Abstract)

M. Cizek , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
I. Vicha , Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
P. Cech , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
J. Dlouhy , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
J. Rozman , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
pp. 137-140

Automatic skeletal bone age assessment by integrating EMROI and CROI processing (Abstract)

R. Leonardi , Department of Orthodontics, Policlinico ¿Gaspare Rodolico¿ - University of Catania, Via S.Sofia 78 - 95123 Italy
G. Scarciofalo , Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria, 6, 95125 Italy
D. Giordano , Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria, 6, 95125 Italy
C. Spampinato , Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria, 6, 95125 Italy
pp. 141-145

Objective analysis of simple kidney cysts from CT images (Abstract)

G. M. Farinella , Dipartimento di Matematia e Informatica, Università di Catania, Italia
S. Battiato , Dipartimento di Matematia e Informatica, Università di Catania, Italia
G. Gallo , Dipartimento di Matematia e Informatica, Università di Catania, Italia
O. Garretto , Dipartimento di Radiologia, Ospedale Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italia
C. Privitera , Dipartimento di Radiologia, Ospedale Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italia
pp. 146-149

Multiresolution texture analysis for human oocyte cytoplasm description (Abstract)

Gianluca Sforza , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70100 Italia
Laura Caponetti , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70100 Italia
Giovanna Castellano , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70100 Italia
Vito Corsini , Politecnico di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70100 Italia
pp. 150-155

Characterisation of a coding/reconstruction algorithm on MRI simulated noisy data (Abstract)

Danilo Franchi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of LAquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito, ITALY
Alfredo Maurizi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of LAquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito, ITALY
Giuseppe Placidi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of LAquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100 Coppito, ITALY
pp. 156-159

Assisted Breast Cancer Diagnosis Environment: A Tool for DICOM mammographic images analysis (Abstract)

Roberto Lojacono , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Marcello Salmeri , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Alfredo Accattatis , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Giulia Rabottino , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Arianna Mencattini , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
pp. 160-165

A computer vision approach to Micro-Nucleus automatic detection and surface measurements (Abstract)

Antonio Speranza , Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Napoli, Italy
Domenico Grimaldi , Dipartimento di Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica-DEIS, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Francesco Lamonaca , Dipartimento di Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica-DEIS, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Michele Ceccarelli , Dept. of Biological and Environmental Studies, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
pp. 166-171

Robot-assisted assessment of sensorimotor control: A case study (Abstract)

Gabriel Baud-Bovy , IIT Network Research National Institute of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Foundation, Italy
Raffaella Chieffo , Dep.t of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurorehabilitation - Institute of Experimental Neurology-INSPE, IRCCS University Hospital San Raffaele, Italy
Letizia Leocani , Dep.t of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurorehabilitation - Institute of Experimental Neurology-INSPE, IRCCS University Hospital San Raffaele, Italy
Mauro Comola , Dep.t of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurorehabilitation - Institute of Experimental Neurology-INSPE, IRCCS University Hospital San Raffaele, Italy
David Meary , IIT Network Research National Institute of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Foundation, Italy
Giancarlo Comi , Dep.t of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurorehabilitation - Institute of Experimental Neurology-INSPE, IRCCS University Hospital San Raffaele, Italy
pp. 172-176

Segmenting wrist bone tissue: Enhancements to level set algorithm (Abstract)

Donatello Conte , Università degli Studi di Salerno, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione ed Ingegneria Elettrica, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 1, 84084, Fisciano (SA) - Italy
Francesco Tufano , Università degli Studi di Salerno, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione ed Ingegneria Elettrica, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 1, 84084, Fisciano (SA) - Italy
pp. 177-182

New soldering technology for transducers: Characterization of a medical ultrasound phase array probe (Abstract)

Roberto Singuaroli , University of Florence, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze, Italy
Lorenzo Spicci , Esaote S.p.A., Via di Caciolle, 15, 50100, Firenze, Italy
Valeria L. Scarano , University of Florence, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze, Italy
Marcantonio Catelani , University of Florence, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze, Italy
Francesca Gelli , Esaote S.p.A., Via di Caciolle, 15, 50100, Firenze, Italy
Francesco Bertocci , University of Florence, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze, Italy
pp. 183-186

Preliminary results of severity of illness measures of rheumatoid arthritis using infrared imaging (Abstract)

Cynthia Adea , Dept. Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Christophe Herry , Dept. Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Pierre Payeur , School of Information Technology and Engineering, U. of Ottawa, Canada
Jacob Karsh , The Ottawa Hospital-Riverside Campus, Ottawa, Canada
Monique Frize , Dept. Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Idris Aleem , Dept. Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
pp. 187-192

Determination of body density by the hydrostatic weighting: Dynamometer versus load cell (Abstract)

Raimundo C. S. Freire , Federal University of Campina Grande, PB, Brazil
Enilson J. L. Costa , Federal Center of Technological Education of Pernambuco, Recife - PE, Brazil
Alessio T. Barros , Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraíba, Brazil
Carlos M. P. Cursino , University of Pernambuco, Federal Center of Technological Education of Pernambuco, Recife - PE, Brazil
Sebastian Y. Catunda , Federal University of Maranhão, São Luiz - MA, Brazil
Joao B. A. Silva , Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa - PB, Brazil.
Fernando J. S. P. Guimaraes , University of Pernambuco, Recife - PE, Brazil
pp. 193-196

A model to measure the characterizing parameters of the deep fascia (Abstract)

G. Frigo , Dept. of Information Engineering, Università di Padova, Via Gradenigo, 6/b - 35131, Italy
L. Benetazzo , Dept. of Information Engineering, Università di Padova, Via Gradenigo, 6/b - 35131, Italy
C. Stecco , Dept. of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Università di Padova, Via A. Gabelli, 65 - 35121, Italy
pp. 197-201

Optimized evaluation of image alteration indexes in IFC (Abstract)

Francesco Lamonaca , Dept. of Electronics, Computer and System Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy
Domenico Grimaldi , Dept. of Electronics, Computer and System Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy
pp. 202-205

Open questions on unified approach for calibration of oscillometric blood pressure measurement devices (Abstract)

P. Daponte , Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio, Corso Garibaldi 107, 82100, Benevento, Italy
E. Balestrieri , Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio, Corso Garibaldi 107, 82100, Benevento, Italy
S. Rapuano , Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio, Corso Garibaldi 107, 82100, Benevento, Italy
pp. 206-211

Low frequency ultrasounds in medicine (Abstract)

S.A. Pullano , School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Magna Græcia, Campus Venuta, CZ, Czech Republic
A.S. Fiorillo , School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Magna Græcia, Campus Venuta, CZ, Czech Republic
D. Grimaldi , Dept. of Electronics, Computer and System Sciences, University of Calabria, CS, Italy
pp. 212-214

An Iris detector for tumoral masses identification in mammograms (Abstract)

Roberto Lojacono , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Arianna Mencattini , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Giulia Rabottino , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Marcello Salmeri , University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
pp. 215-218

An optimized Java based software package for biomedical images and volumes processing (Abstract)

Alfredo Maurizi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100, ITALY
Giuseppe Placidi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100, ITALY
Danilo Franchi , INFM, c/o AAVI-Lab, Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio Coppito II 67100, ITALY
pp. 219-222

Segmentation of 3D microscopy data with an energy based interaction model (Abstract)

Carlo Sansone , Dipartimento Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita' di Napoli, ¿Federico II¿, Naples, Italy
Vincenzo Paduano , Dipartimento Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita' di Napoli, ¿Federico II¿, Naples, Italy
Michele Ceccarelli , University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
pp. 223-228

Gene expression reliability estimation through cluster-based analysis (Abstract)

Gianfranco Politano , Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica (DAUIN), Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Alfredo Benso , Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica (DAUIN), Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Luca Sterpone , Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica (DAUIN), Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Stefano Di Carlo , Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica (DAUIN), Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 229-231

Quantitative in vitro characterization of transformed cell lines as a model for metastatic dissemination (Abstract)

Giovanni Paolella , Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita' di Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Italy
Concita Cantarella , Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita' di Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Italy
Francesca Fioretti , Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita' di Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Italy
Leandra Sepe , Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita' di Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Italy
pp. 232-235

Wireless Capsule Endoscopy video segmentation (Abstract)

Eliana Granata , Dip. di Matematica e Informatica, Viale A. Doria, 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Giovanni Gallo , Dip. di Matematica e Informatica, Viale A. Doria, 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Scarpulla , Ospedale ¿M. Raimondi¿, Via Forlanini, 5, 93017 San Cataldo (CL), Italy
pp. 236-240

Speech recognition based computer keyboard replacement for the Quadriplegics, Paraplegics, paralytics and amputees (Abstract)

Vivek Agarwal , Applied Power Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, India
C. Chandramouli , Applied Power Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, India
pp. 241-245

A tool to achieve correct and precise measurements for oral implant planning and simulation (Abstract)

Tommaso Sansoni , Era Scientific s.r.l., Cattolica, Italy
Tommaso Chiarelli , Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Ferrara, Italy
Evelina Lamma , Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Ferrara, Italy
pp. 246-251

Systems of measurement and control of relative humidity in newborn incubator (Abstract)

Jose Felicio da Silva , University Católica of Brasília, DF - Brazil
Enilson J. L. Costa , Federal Center of Technological Education of Pernambuco, Recife - PE, Brazil
Carlos M. P. Cursino , University of Pernambuco, Federal Center of Technological Education of Pernambuco, Recife - PE, Brazil
Raimundo C. S. Freire , Department of Electric Engineering, Federal University of Campina Grande, PB, Brazil
Alessio T. Barros , Federal Center of Technological Educacion of Paraíba, Brazil
Joao B. A. Silva , Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa - PB, Brazil
pp. 252-256

Alternative emergency communication channel through television cable (Abstract)

Vivek Agarwal , Applied Power Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, India
C. Chandramouli , Applied Power Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, India
pp. 257-261

Development of an ad hoc measurement station for the human surface electromyography in rest position (Abstract)

Annalisa Monaco , Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Via Vetoio Delta 6, 67100 - ITALY
Giovanni Bucci , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Loc. Monteluco di Roio, 67100 - ITALY
Edoardo Fiorucci , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Loc. Monteluco di Roio, 67100 - ITALY
Ruggero Cattaneo , Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Via Vetoio Delta 6, 67100 - ITALY
pp. 262-267

Rectangular wave excitation in wideband bioimpedance spectroscopy (Abstract)

Paul Annus , Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Raul Land , Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Mart Min , Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Toivo Paavle , Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
pp. 268-271

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