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Wearable and Implantable Medical Devices. Advances in ubiquitous sensing applications for healthcare

  • ID: 4759444
  • Book
  • September 2019
  • 280 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Wearable and Implantable Medical Devices: Applications and Challenges, Fourth Edition highlights the new aspects of wearable and implanted sensors technology in the healthcare sector and monitoring systems. The book's contributions include several interdisciplinary domains, such as wearable sensors, implanted sensors devices, Internet-of-Things (IoT), security, real-time medical healthcare monitoring, WIBSN design and data management, encryption, and decision-support systems. Contributions emphasize several topics, including real-world applications and the design and implementation of wearable devices. This book demonstrates that this new field has a brilliant future in applied healthcare research and in healthcare monitoring systems.

  • Includes comprehensive information on wearable and implanted device technology, wearable and implanted sensors design, WIBSN requirements, WIBSN in monitoring systems and security concepts
  • Highlights machine learning and computing in healthcare monitoring systems based on WIBSN
  • Includes a multidisciplinary approach to different healthcare applications and their associated challenges based on wearable and implanted technologies

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Dey, Nilanjan
Nilanjan Dey, PhD, is visiting fellow of the University of Reading, UK, and visiting Professor at Wenzhou Medical University, China and Duy Tan University, Vietnam. He was an honorary visiting scientist at Global Biomedical Technologies Inc., USA (2012-2015). Dr. Dey has authored/edited more than 45 books with Elsevier, Wiley, CRC Press, and Springer, and published more than 300 papers. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, Associated Editor of?IEEE Access and International Journal of Information Technology. He is the Series Co-Editor of Tracts in Nature-Inspired Computing (Springer), Series Co-Editor of Advances in Ubiquitous Sensing Applications for Healthcare (Elsevier), Series Editor of Computational Intelligence in Engineering Problem Solving and Intelligent Signal Processing and Data Analysis, CRC.?His main research interests include medical imaging, machine learning, computer-aided diagnosis and data mining.
Ashour, Amira S.
Amira S. Ashour is an Assistant Professor and Head of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt. She is a member in the Research and Development Unit, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt. She received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt in 1997, M.Sc. in Image Processing in 2001 and Ph.D. in Smart Antenna in 2005 from Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt. Ashour has been the Vice Chair of Computer Engineering Department, Computers and Information Technology College, Taif University, KSA for one year from 2015. She has been the vice chair of CS department, CIT college, Taif University, KSA for 5 years. Her research interests are Smart antenna, Direction of arrival estimation, Targets tracking, Image processing, Medical imaging, Machine learning, Biomedical Systems, Pattern recognition, Image analysis, Computer vision, Computer-aided detection and diagnosis systems, Optimization, and Neutrosophic theory. She has 15 books and about 150 published journal papers. She is an Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE), IGI Global, US.
James Fong, Simon
Simon Fong graduated from La Trobe University, Australia, with a 1st Class Honours BEng, Computer Systems degree and a PhD, Computer Science degree in 1993 and 1998 respectively. Simon is now working as an Associate Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department of the University of Macau. He is a co-founder of the Data Analytics and Collaborative Computing Research Group in the Faculty of Science and Technology. Prior to his academic career, Simon took up various managerial and technical posts, such as systems engineer, IT consultant and e-commerce director in Australia and Asia. Dr. Fong has published over 373 international conference and peer-reviewed journal papers, mostly in the areas of data mining, data stream mining, big data analytics, meta-heuristics optimization algorithms, and their applications. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Network and Computer Applications of Elsevier, IEEE IT Professional Magazine, and various special issues of SCIE-indexed journals.
Bhatt, Chintan
Chintan Bhatt is an Assistant Professor of U & P U Patel Department of Computer Engineering at Charotar University of Science And Technology. His PhD is in Computer Science. He has done M.Tech. in Computer Engineering, Dharmsinh Desai University, 2009 - 2011, B.E. in Computer Engineering, Gujarat University (Charotar Institute of Technology), 2005 - 2009. His research interests include Data Mining, Software Engineering, Networking, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Computing. He received an award on 2015, Paper Publication at International Conference Award and Faculty with Maximum Publication in CSIC Award during CSI Annual Convention, New Delhi. He had organized special sessions on Internet of Things (IoT), CSNT, Gwalior during 4-6 April, 2015 and on Internet of Things (IoT) and big data in IoT , ICTCS, at Udaipur during 14-16 November, 2014. He is an active reviewer in the Wireless Communications, IEEE and Internet of Things Journal, IEEE, as well as Mobile Networks and Applications, Springer. He has several publications in repute journals. He has edited 4 books in IGI Global and Springer and he is currently editing 2books under Elsevier.
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