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Wu (natural science and technology, Okayama U., Japan) presents 29 chapters from a group of Asian engineers, physicians, health professionals, and neuroscience, informatics, and computer scientists who examine technological advances in biomedical engineering for healthcare. They address biomechatronics, biomedical image processing, technology in rehabilitation, biomedical robotics, sustainable materials and techniques, information technology, complex bioinformatics, systems biology, brain-machine interfaces and rehabilitation, and communication technology. This includes a motion analysis method for upper limbs, a non-invasive optical blood glucose measurement technique using near-infrared radiation, image fusion of multimodal cardiac images, functional electrical stimulation for the restoration and rehabilitation of motor function, medical manipulators for surgical applications, a walking assistance robot, a wearable power assist robot driven with pneumatic rubber artificial muscles, automated analysis of nursery school observations, a sleep monitoring system, quantitative modeling of neuronal polarization, and a web-based image database system.
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