Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, 1997. ITAB '97., Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Region 8 International Conference

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  • Comparison of the neural-network-based adaptive filtering and wavelet transform for R, T and P waves detection

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):73 - 75
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    An electrocardiogram is quite an important tool to find out more information about the heart. Despite the presence of serious noise, reliable detection of the QRS complex, and T and P waves is essential for an exact ECG analysis system. ECG analysis methods can be divided into three functional groups: direct methods, transformation methods, and parameter estimation methods. For real-time processin... View full abstract»

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  • Generation of decision trees from EEG data

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):76 - 77
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    Tests and evaluates a machine learning methodology on data concerning brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) of human patients aged 2-15 years described using the standard attributes. The used data set consists of data collected during the years 1993-1995 at the Faculty Hospital in Motol, Prague (the training set consisted of 250 cases). The data have been processed by a program inspired by ... View full abstract»

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  • Hygiene aspects of the VR systems applications

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Applications of VR accommodate a wide spectrum of public and professional users. The safety issues and possible side effects of these applications are given little attention. All of the adverse reactions to VR may be classified under the terms cyberpathology and cybersickness. Reported physical pathologies include repetitive stress injury, immersion injury, and transmittable disease. Cybersickness... View full abstract»

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  • Systems methodology, telemedicine and clinical decision support: their role in the management of chronic disease

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):7 - 10
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    Movement of health care delivery towards the primary care sector and the home setting can result in substantial benefits in terms of health outcome, social provision, cost effectiveness and resource utilisation. In order that the maximum benefit can be gained from such a distributed approach, however, it is necessary to ensure that there is a full and proper understanding of the roles of all those... View full abstract»

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  • Internet impact on the pharmaceutical and health care industry

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):43 - 44
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    As one of world's multi-billion dollar ventures, pharmaceutical industry plays a major role in its commitment to address a variety of health care problems; the complexities associated with the discovery of new drugs for combating some of the deadly human diseases, the accelerated efforts required to get through faster clinical trials procedures, and the compelling need for patient and physician ed... View full abstract»

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  • Medicus-system for medical data visualization

    Publication Year: 1997
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    Summary form only given, substantially as follows. The program Medicus was designed for the visualization of medical data captured by standard scanners like CT, MR and confocal microscopes. It operates in the UNIX environment supported by workstation hardware. The program enhances the perception of the relevant spatial information on the investigated tissue by a physician. The input data are serie... View full abstract»

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  • Portable applications in current computing [Java]

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):104 - 105
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    In 1996, a new phenomenon in computer programming emerged-the Java language and its system support. The language was originally designed by Sun developers for small embedded applications. The idea behind it was to create an object-oriented language, simpler than C++, that would be more reliable and provide higher portability. Although its current success is bound to the specific application (viz. ... View full abstract»

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  • Medical informatics and information

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):84 - 85
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    Medical informatics has now been in existence for approximately 40 years, and it has been rapidly growing in the last decade. Despite major advantages in the science and technology of health care, it seems that the medical informatics discipline has the potential to improve and facilitate the ever-changing and ever-broadening mass of information concerning the etiology, prevention and treatment of... View full abstract»

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  • Real-time medical imaging with multimedia technology

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):33 - 37
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    Multimedia technology is gaining wide acceptance in desktop computing and commercial and consumer applications due to its high performance, lower cost, and higher level of integration. Multimedia allows computer-based systems to deliver information to the user in ways other than the traditional methods of text. The new forms of information delivery include high-resolution images, realistic 2D and ... View full abstract»

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