Journal Contents: International Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Engineering (IJBCE)

Volume 9 (2020)
Issue 1
Article 1
Development of an Affordable Myoelectric Hand for Transradial Amputees (pages 1-15)
Alok Prakash (Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi, India), Shiru Sharma (Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi, India)
Article 2
Breast Cancer Lesion Detection From Cranial-Caudal View of Mammogram Images Using Statistical and Texture Features Extraction (pages 16-32)
Kavya N (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Sriraam N (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Usha N (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Bharathi Hiremath (Dept of Surgery, M.S Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India), Anusha Suresh (Dept of Radiology, M.S Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals, Bengaluru, India), Sharath D (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Venkatraman B (Health, Safety and Environmental Group, IGCAR Kalpakkam, India), Menaka M (Health, Safety and Environmental Group, IGCAR Kalpakkam, India)
Article 3
Innovative Hospital Management: Tracking of Radiological Protection Equipment (pages 33-47)
Holger Fritzsche (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Elmer Jeto Gomes Ataide (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Afshan Bi (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Rohit Kalva (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Sandeep Tripathi (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Axel Boese (Otto-von-Guericke- Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Michael Friebe (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany), Tim Gonschorek (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany)
Article 4
Role of Acoustic Properties in Biomedical Active Noise Control (pages 48-60)
Sajil C. K. (University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India), Achuthsankar S. Nair (University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Improved Patient Safety Due to Catheter-Based Gas Bubble Removal During TURBT (pages 1-11)
Holger Fritzsche (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany), Elmer Jeto Gomes Ataide (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany), Axel Boese (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany), Michael Friebe (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany)
Article 2
EMG Analysis of Lumbar Muscle Activations During Resisted and Unresisted Core Strength Exercises (pages 12-24)
S. Saranya (Anna University, India), S. Poonguzhali (Anna University, India), N. Madhu Baala (Gleaneagles Global Health City, India), S. Karunakaran (Gleaneagles Global Health City, India)
Article 3
Effect of GLCM Texture Features on the Medio-Lateral Oblique (MLO) View of Digital Mammograms for Breast Cancer Detection (pages 25-44)
Usha N. (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Sriraam N. (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Kavya N. (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Bharathi Hiremath (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Anupama K Pujar (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Prabha Ravi (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Aditi Jain (Center for Imaging Technologies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India), Venkatraman B. (Health, Safety and Environmental Group, IGCAR Kalpakkam, India), Menaka M. (Health, Safety and Environmental Group, IGCAR Kalpakkam, India)
Article 4
Integration of Acoustic Emission and Ultrasound for Needle Guidance in Interventional Procedures (pages 45-55)
Laveena Kewlani (Technical University of Munich, India), Alfredo Illanes (Otto von Guericke University, Germany), Björn Menze (Technical University Munich, Germany), Michael Friebe (Otto von Guericke University, Germany)
Volume 8 (2019)
Issue 1
Article 1
Tools and Considerations to Develop the Blueprint for the Next Generation of Clinical Care Technology (pages 1-8)
Chris Daniel Riha (Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, USA)
Article 2
GUI-CAD Tool for Segmentation and Classification of Abnormalities in Lung CT Image (pages 9-31)
V. Vijaya Kishore (G. Pullaiah College of Engineering and Technology, Kurnool, India), R.V.S. Satyanarayana (S.V. University College OF Engineering, Tirupathi, India)
Article 3
Elimination of Power Line Interference in ECG Signal Using Adaptive Filter, Notch Filter and Discrete Wavelet Transform Techniques (pages 32-56)
Srinivasa M.G. (Maharaja Institute of Technology, Thandavapura, India), Pandian P.S. (Defence Research and Development Organization, New Delhi, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Accessible Interface for Context Awareness in Mobile Devices for Users With Memory Impairment (pages 1-30)
Iyad Abu Abu Doush (American University of Kuwait, Salmiya, Kuwait), Sanaa Jarrah (Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan)
Article 2
A Study on Developing Cardiac Signals Recording Framework (CARDIF) Using a Reconfigurable Real-Time Embedded Processor (pages 31-44)
Uma Arun (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Natarajan Sriraam (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India)
Article 3
Recordings of Impedance and Communication Between Defibrillator and Pacemaker Electrodes (pages 45-68)
Anders Jarløv (Private Enterprise, Birkeroed, Denmark), Anne Elisabeth Jarløv (Department of Medical Endocrinology PE, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark), Tim Toftgaard Jensen (Medical Consultant to Insurance Companies, Birkeroed, Denmark)
Article 4
A Primitive Survey on Ultrasonic Imaging-Oriented Segmentation Techniques for Detection of Fetal Cardiac Chambers (pages 69-79)
Punya Prabha V. (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Sriraam N. (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India)
Volume 7 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Determinants of Time-to-Under-Five Mortality in Ethiopia: Comparison of Parametric Shared Frailty Models (pages 1-24)
Abebe Argaw Wogi (Mizan Tepi University, Teppi, Ethiopia), Shibru Temesgen Wakweya (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia), Yohannes Yebabe Tesfay (Cree, Durham, NC, USA)
Article 2
A Novel Approach to Classify Nailfold Capillary Images in Indian Population Using USB Digital Microscope (pages 25-39)
Suma K. V. (Department of Electronics and Communication, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Vishwajit Sasi (Department of Electronics and Communication, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Bheemsain Rao (Crucible of Research and Innovation, PES University, Bangalore, India)
Article 3
Arabidopsis Homologues to the LRAT a Possible Substrate for New Plant-Based Anti-Cancer Drug Development (pages 40-52)
Dimitrios Kaloudas (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria), Robert Penchovsky (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria)
Article 4
Plant-Derived Compounds and Their Potential Role in Drug Development (pages 53-66)
Dimitrios Kaloudas (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria), Robert Penchovsky (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria)
Issue 2
Article 1
Design of a Prototype for Vision Prosthesis (pages 1-13)
V. Bhujanga Rao (NIAS I I Sc. Campus, Bangalore, India), P. Seetharamaiah (Dept. of CSSE Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India), Nukapeyi Sharmili (Gayatri vidya Parishad College of Engineering for Women, Visakhapatnam, India)
Article 2
Feasibility Study of Few Mode Fibers as a Sensor (pages 14-30)
Chandana S (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Amulya K L (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Bhavana A M (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Chaithra B (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India), Chaitra S (MSRIT, Bengaluru, India)
Article 3
Biocompatible Carbon Nanodots for Functional Imaging and Cancer Therapy: Carbon Nanodots for Imaging and Cancer Therapy (pages 31-45)
Alexandre Roumenov Loukanov (Saitama University, Saitama, Japan), Hristo Stefanov Gagov (Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria), Milena Yankova Mishonova (Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria), Seiichiro Nakabayashi (Saitama University, Saitama, Japan)
Article 4
Clinical Trials of Functional Nucleic Acids: Antisense Oligonucleotides and Aptamers (pages 46-60)
Martina Traykovska (Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria), Sjoerd Miedema (Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria), Robert Penchovsky (Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria)
Volume 6 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
An Online Neonatal Intensive-Care Unit Monitoring System for Hospitals in Nigeria (pages 1-22)
Peter Adebayo Idowu (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria), Franklin Oladiipo Asahiah (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria), Jeremiah Ademola Balogun (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria), Olayinka Olufunmilayo Olusanya (Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Nigeria)
Article 2
Analysis of Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Decision Support System in Egypt (pages 23-31)
Basma Emad Abd El-Fatah (Department of Biomedical Engineering and Systems, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Mohamed I. Owis (Department of Biomedical Engineering and Systems, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Manal Abdel Wahed (Department of Biomedical Engineering and Systems, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt)
Article 3
Quantification of Capillary Density and Inter-Capillary Distance in Nailfold Capillary Images Using Scale Space Capillary Detection and Ordinate Clust (pages 32-49)
K. V. Suma (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Bheemsain Rao (PES University, Bangalore, India)
Article 4
A Quantitative Approach to Understanding the Mind of Children with Special Needs (pages 50-56)
Arshine Kingsley (Christ University, Bangalore, India), Rhea Mariam Daniel (Christ University, Bangalore, India), Cynthia Mary Thomas (Christ University, Bangalore, India), Natarajan Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), G. Pradeep Kumar (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Christ University, Bangalore, India)
Article 5
Intelligent Models to Predict the Prognosis of Premature Neonates According to Their EEG Signals (pages 57-66)
Yasser Al Hajjar (Angers University, Angers, France), Abd El Salam Ahmad Al Hajjar (Lebanese University, Saida, Lebanon), Bassam Daya (Lebanese University, Saida, Lebanon), Pierre Chauvet (Angers University, Angers, France)
Issue 2
Article 1
Electrical Conductivity of Skin Compared to Skin Perfusion Recordings (pages 1-17)
Anders Jarløv (Private Enterprise, Birkerød, Denmark), Tim Toftgaard Jensen (Orthopaedic Surgeon, Birkerød, Denmark)
Article 2
Classification of Breast Thermograms Using Statistical Moments and Entropy Features with Probabilistic Neural Networks (pages 18-32)
Natarajan Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Leema Murali (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Amoolya Girish (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Manjunath Sirur (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Sushmitha Srinivas (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Prabha Ravi (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), B. Venkataraman (Radiological Safety Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India), M. Menaka (Department of Atomic Energy, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India), A. Shenbagavalli (National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, India), Josephine Jeyanathan (Kalasalingam University, Srivilliputhur, India)
Article 3
Graph-Covering-Based Architectural Synthesis for Programmable Digital Microfluidic Biochips (pages 33-45)
Daiki Kitagawa (College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan), Dieu Quang Nguyen (College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan), Trung Anh Dinh (Facebook, Mountan View, CA, USA), Shigeru Yamashita (College of Information Science, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan)
Article 4
A Tenable Approach for Protection of Electronic Medical Records Using Thermal Image Watermarking (pages 46-61)
Mamtha Mohan (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India & Jain University, Bangalore, India), B. K. Sujatha (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Volume 5 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Development of an Interactive GUI Tool for Thyroid Uptake Studies using Gamma Camera (pages 1-8)
Amruthavakkula Shiva (Department of Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, India), Vignesh T. Sai (Department of Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, India), Subramaniyan V. Siva (Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Puttaparthi, India), Kumar T. Rajamani (Robert Bosch Engineering & Solutions Ltd., Bangalore, India), Sankara Sai S. Siva (Department of Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, India)
Article 2
Biomechanical Effects of Different Footwear on Steady State walking (pages 9-20)
Saad Jawaid Khan (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Abu Zeeshan Bari (NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan), Soobia Saad Khan (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Muhammad Tahir Khan (School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Science, Karachi, Pakistan)
Article 3
Pulse Spectrophotometric Determination of Plasma Bilirubin in Newborns (pages 21-30)
Erik Michel (Kinderklinik Klinikum Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany), Andreas Entenmann (Department of Pediatrics I, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria), Miriam Michel (Department of Pediatrics I, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria)
Article 4
Computer Aided Modeling and Finite Element Analysis of Human Elbow (pages 31-38)
Arpan Gupta (School of Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Mandi, India), O.P. Singh (School of Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Mandi, India)
Article 5
A Prospective Study on Electronystagmography (ENG) to Detect Vestibular Disorders Using Simplified GUI (pages 39-52)
Natarajan Sriraam (M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Namitha Shivakumar (Accenture Services Pvt. Lt., Chennai, India), Poonam R. (Accenture Services Pvt. Lt., Bangalore, India), Shamanth Dharmappa Y. (Accenture Services Pvt. Lt., Bangalore, India)
Article 6
Study of Real-Time Cardiac Monitoring System: A Comprehensive Survey (pages 53-63)
Uma Arun (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Insitute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Natarajan Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Insitute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Comparison of Stresses in Four Modular Total Knee Arthroplasty Prosthesis Designs (pages 1-16)
Ahilan Anantha Krishnan (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India), Rupesh Ghyar (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India), Bhallamudi Ravi (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India)
Article 2
Low Noise EEG Amplifier Board for Low Cost Wearable BCI Devices (pages 17-28)
Ravim (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Suma K. V. (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 3
An Overview of Telemedicine Technologies for Healthcare Applications (pages 29-52)
P. S. Pandian (Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Bangalore, India)
Article 4
Development of Portable Medical Electronic Device for Infant Cry Recognition: A Primitive Experimental Study (pages 53-63)
Natarajan Sriraam (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), S. Tejaswini (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Ankita Arun Chavan (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 5
Diagnosis Rule Extraction from Patient Data for Chronic Kidney Disease Using Machine Learning (pages 64-72)
Alexander Arman Serpen (Southview High School, Sylvania, OH, USA)
Article 6
Detection of Rarefaction of Capillaries and Avascular Region in Nailfold Capillary Images (pages 73-86)
Suma K. V. (M. S. Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Bheemsain Rao (PES University, Bangalore, India)
Volume 4 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
Parametric Survival Modelling of Risk Factor of Tuberculosis Patients under DOTS Program at Hawassa Town, Ethiopia (pages 1-17)
Fikadu Zawdie Chere (Department of Statistics, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia), Yohannes Yebabe Tesfay (Faculty of Economics, Informatics and Social Change, Molde University College, Molde, Norway), Fikre Enquoselassie (Department of Preventive Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
Article 2
Localization of Characteristic Peaks in Cardiac Signal: A Simplified Approach (pages 18-31)
Subash Khanal (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 3
Effect of Wavelet Packet Log Energy Entropy on Electroencephalogram (EEG) Signals (pages 32-43)
S. Raghu (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology and Christ University, Bangalore, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), G. Pradeep Kumar (Department of ECE, Christ University, Bangalore, India)
Article 4
Finding Impact of Precedence based Critical Attributes in Kidney Dialysis Data Set using Clustering Technique (pages 44-50)
B.V. Ravindra (School of Information Science, Manipal University, Manipal, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technogy, Bangalore, India), Geetha Maiya (Department of CSE, Manipal University, Manipal, India)
Article 5
A Measure to Study Skin Reflectance using Non-Invasive Photosensor with Economic Design (pages 51-63)
Prabhu Ravikala Vittal (Center for Medical Electronics & Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics & Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), C.K. Mala (Department Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), J. Saritha (Department Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Applications
Editorial Preface
Natarajan Sriraam (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 1
EEG Synchronization and Brain Networks: A Case Study in Fatigue (pages 1-11)
Anwesha Sengupta (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kolkata, India), Subhadeep Datta (Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India), Sibsambhu Kar (Samsung India Bangalore, Bangalore, India), Aurobinda Routray (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kolkata, India)
Article 2
Comparative Study of Fuzzy Entropy with Relative Spike Amplitude Features for Recognizing Wake-Sleep Stage 1 EEGs (pages 12-25)
Natarajan Sriraam (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), B. R. Purnima (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), Uma Maheswari Krishnaswamy (M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India)
Article 3
Neural Network Based Automated System for Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer (pages 26-39)
Seema Singh (BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India), V. Tejaswini (BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India), Rishya P. Murthy (BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India), Amit Mutgi (BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India)
Article 4
Proposed Threshold Algorithm for Accurate Segmentation for Skin Lesion (pages 40-47)
T. Y. Satheesha (Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore, India), D. Sathyanarayana (Ragiv Gandi Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, Nandyala, India), M. N. Giri Prasad (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapuramu, India)
Article 5
Classification of Brain MR Images Using Corpus Callosum Shape Measurements (pages 48-56)
Gaurav Vivek Bhalerao (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, India), Niranjana Sampathila (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, India)
Volume 3 (2014)
Issue 1
Article 1
Biomechanical Properties of the Foot Sole in Diabetic Mellitus Patients: A Preliminary Study to Understand Ulcer Formation (pages 1-17)
V. B. Narayanamurthy (Division of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India), Richa Poddar (Department of Physiotherapy, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India), R. Periyasamy (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Raipur, Raipur, India)
Article 2
Design and Development of Post Knee Arthroscopy Assist Device (pages 18-26)
Rajeshwari Rengarajan (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India)
Article 3
A Measure to Detect Sleep Onset Using Statistical Analysis of Spike Rhythmicity (pages 27-41)
B.R. Purnima (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), U. Krishnaswamy (Department of Pulmonary Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Hospitals, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), K. Radhika (Department of Community Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 4
Infant Cry Detection and Pain Scale Assessment: A Pilot Study (pages 42-51)
N. Sriraam (Centre for Medical Electronics and Computing, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), S. Tejaswini (Centre for Medical Electronics and Computing, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 5
Clinical Engineering in India: A Case Study (pages 52-62)
N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Nikitha Deepak (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Pratibha Ashok Kumar (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Priyanka Gopakumar (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Shreya Sridhar (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Ashwini B. Setlur (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Megha Rani (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Pooja R. (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Eepsa (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 6
Design of Nasal Ultrasound: A Pilot Study (pages 63-72)
Uma Arun (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), M.K. Namitha (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Ashwini Venugopal (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Anima Sharma (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 7
Intelligent Stethoscope (pages 73-80)
B Buvaneshwari (Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Karnataka, Bangalore, India), NA Rohinee (SOIS, Manipal University, Karnataka, India and Philips Research, Bangalore, India), Sahana Roopkumar (Capere Surgical, Singapore), Prabhu Ravikala Vittal (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Study of Fetal Anatomy using Ultrasound Images: A Systematic Conceptual Review (pages 1-13)
Sandeep Kumar E. (Department of Telecommunication Engineering, J.N.N. College of Engineering, Shimoga, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 2
Calcifications Attenuation in Left Coronary Artery CT Images Using FDA Domain (pages 14-32)
Mithun Kumar PK (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh), Mohammad Motiur Rahman (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh)
Article 3
Proposed Solution to the Problem of Thermal Stress Induced Failures in Medical Electronic Systems (pages 33-41)
V. Lakshminarayanan (Research Student, ECE Department, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalya (SCSVMV) University, Enathur, Kanchipuram, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
Article 4
Model Simulating the Heat Transfer of Skin (pages 42-58)
Anders Jarløv (Department for Medical Engineering, Copenhagen County Hospital, Birkerød, Denmark), Tim Toftgaard Jensen (Orthopedic Department, Aleris-Hamlet Hospital and Hvidovre Hospital, Birkerød, Denmark)
Volume 2 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
A Multi-Functional Interactive Image Processing Tool for Lung CT Images (pages 1-11)
V. Vijaya Kishore (Department of ECE, Sreenivasa Institute of Technology and Management Studies (SITAMS), Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India), R. V. S. Satyanarayana (Department of ECE, Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) College of Engineering, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India)
Article 2
Statistical Based Analysis of Electrooculogram (EOG) Signals: A Pilot Study (pages 12-25)
Sandra D’Souza (Sri Chandrasekharendra Swaraswathi Mahavidyalaya (SCSVMV) University, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu India & Department of Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology (M.I.T), Manipal, Karnataka, India), N. Sriraam (Centre for Medical Electronics & Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 3
A Computer Aided Diagnostic Tool for the Detection of Uterine Fibroids (pages 26-38)
N. Sriraam (Centre for Medical Electronics & Computing, M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), L. Vinodashri (Medical Device (MD) Resource Corporation in California, Livermore, CA, USA)
Article 4
Motor Unit Synchronization as a Measure of Localized Muscle Fatigue (pages 39-49)
Sridhar P. Arjunan (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia), Dinesh K. Kumar (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Article 5
EEG Based Thought Translator: A BCI Model for Paraplegic Patients (pages 50-62)
N. Sriraam (Department of Medical Electronics, Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Issue 2
Editorial Preface
N. Sriraam (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 1
Bone Age Assessment (pages 1-10)
S. Kavya (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Pavithra Pugalendi (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Rose Martina P. A. (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), K. S. Babu (Center for Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Basavaraj Hiremath (Center for Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 2
Portable Subcutaneous Vein Imaging System (pages 11-22)
S. N. Sravani (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Sumbul Zahra Naqvi (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Manam Mansoor (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Imran Badshah (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), Mohammed Saleem (Department of Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), G. Kumaravelu (Center for Medical Electronics, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 3
Optical Fibers on Medical Instrumentation: A Review (pages 23-36)
J. P. Carmo (Department of Industrial Electronics, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal), J. E. Ribeiro (Department of Mechanical Technology, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal)
Article 4
Monitoring of Patients with Neurological Diseases: Development of a Motion Tracking Application Using Image Processing Techniques (pages 37-55)
Tiago Rafael dos Santos Martins Pereira Rodrigues (R&D Centre Algoritmi, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal), Vítor Carvalho (R&D Centre Algoritmi, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal), Filomena Soares (R&D Centre Algoritmi, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal)
Article 5
Magnetic Nano Particles for Medical Applications (pages 56-61)
C. K. Anjali (Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), M. S. Navya Gayatri (Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), M. Kumudha (Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), H. S. Yoganand (Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), K. Narayan (Sai Vidya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), B. Daruka Prasad (B. S. Narayan Center for Excellence, B.M.S. Institute of Technology (B.M.S.I.T), Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Volume 1 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
Computer-Aided Fetal Cardiac Scanning using 2D Ultrasound: Perspectives of Fetal Heart Biometry (pages 1-13)
N. Sriraam (M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India), S. Vijayalakshmi (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, India), S. Suresh (Mediscans Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India)
Article 2
Bioinformatics-Inspired Algorithms for 2D-Image Analysis-Application to Synthetic and Medical Images Part I: Images in Rectangular Format (pages 14-38)
Perambur S. Neelakanta (Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA), Deepti Pappusetty (Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA)
Article 3
Classification of Sleep Apnea Types Using Clustering with SVM Classifier (pages 39-48)
Faiza Charfi (Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies, National Engineering School of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia), Ali Kraiem (Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies, National Engineering School of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)
Article 4
Bioinformatics-Inspired Algorithms for 2D-Image Analysis­­—Application to Medical Images Part II: Images in Circular Format (pages 49-58)
Perambur S. Neelakanta (Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA), Edward M. Bertot (Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA), Deepti Pappusetty (Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA)
Article 5
EEG Based Detection of Alcoholics: A Selective Review (pages 59-76)
T. K. Padma Shri (SCSVMV University, Kanchi University, Kanchi, & Department of ECE, Manipal Institute of Technology, India), N. Sriraam (M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India)
Article 6
A SVM Based Automated Detection of Uterine Fibroids Using Gabor and Wavelet Features (pages 77-85)
N. Sriraam (M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India), D. Nithyashri (Center for Biomedical Informatics and Signal Processing, Department of Biomedical Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Nagar, India), L. Vinodashri (Center for Biomedical Informatics and Signal Processing, Department of Biomedical Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Nagar, India), P. Manoj Niranjan (Center for Biomedical Informatics and Signal Processing, Department of Biomedical Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Nagar, India)
Article 7
Recognition of Emotions in Gait Patterns Using Discrete Wavelet Transform (pages 86-93)
N. M. Khair (School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Arau, Malaysia), Hariharan Muthusamy (School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Arau, Malaysia), S. Yaacob (School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Arau, Malaysia), S. N. Basah (School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Arau, Malaysia)
Issue 2
Article 1
Studies on Gymnemic Acids Nanoparticulate Formulations Against Diabetes Mellitus (pages 1-12)
R. Ravichandran ( Department of Chemistry, Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, Mysore, Karnataka, India)
Article 2
A Novel Detection Approach for Cardio-Respiratory Disorders Using PPG Signals (pages 13-23)
Paruthi Pradhapan (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland), Muthukaruppan Swaminathan (Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore), Hari Krishna Salila Vijayalal Mohan (School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), N. Sriraam (Department of Medical Electronics, Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Article 3
Automated Screening of Fetal Heart Chambers from 2-D Ultrasound Cine-Loop Sequences (pages 24-33)
N. Sriraam (Department of Medical Electronics, M.S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India), S.Vijayalakshmi (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, India & Trivitron Medical Systems, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India), S.Suresh (Mediscans Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Article 4
Statistical Analysis of Spectral Entropy Features for the Detection of Alcoholics Based on Elecroencephalogram (EEG) Signals (pages 34-41)
T.K. Padma Shri (SCSVMV University, Kanchi, Tamil Nadu, India & Department of ECE, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, India), N. Sriraam (Center for Medical Electronics and Computing, Department of Medical Electronics, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
Systemic Approaches in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology: Recent Advances
Book Review
Christos Makris (Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece)